Violent Crimes: Types, Penalties, and Defense

June 30, 2022

The criminal justice system is a labyrinth of laws and practices that must be expertly navigated from the moment you are charged with a violent crime. Because of their violent nature, these crimes come with harsher punishments that can keep you behind bars for decades.

Murder vs. Manslaughter: How Are They Different?

November 29, 2017

Many people ask, “How are murder and manslaughter different?” Both the crimes of murder and manslaughter involve a person’s death at the hands of another. The important difference between murder and manslaughter lies in the intent, or mens rea, of the offender: The crime of murder is charged when an individual takes another person’s life […]