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Understanding “mens rea”

Many factors can determine what happens to someone who is charged with committing a criminal offense. One of these is the defendant’s mental state at the time the crime was committed. The concept that is typically called into question is known as “mens rea.” This is a...

A closer look at field sobriety tests

Drinking and driving is a serious offense that can land you in legal trouble. If you are pulled over under suspicion of driving intoxicated, the police officer will likely ask you to take a field sobriety test. But what are your rights when it comes to these tests? In...