Three Ways The Courts Take Away Your Rights

We have all heard the familiar “you have the right to remain silent” bit that is commonly referred to as the Miranda rights. The rights are referred to this way because that was the name of the accused in the landmark case where the U.S. Supreme Court made clear what...

What Are My Rights After Being Arrested?

If we’ve seen or heard it once, we’ve seen or heard it a hundred times: “you have the right to remain silent, you have the right to an attorney, if you cannot afford an attorney one will be provided for you”. These statements are given to a defendant when arrested, or...