Criminal Law

When do the police have to read you your Miranda rights, and what happens if they don't.

How criminal charges are determined and the classification of crimes.

Nonviolent financial crimes committed by business professionals and government employees.

How a criminal prosecution begins and what happens during later court proceedings.

How charge and sentence bargaining work in criminal prosecutions, and their role in the criminal justice system.

What happens during the trial of a criminal case.

How to get the most out of your relationship with your criminal defense lawyer.

Describing the rights that are afforded to crime victims.

Federal constitutional provisions that protect the most important rights of suspects and criminal defendants during the investigation and prosecution of crimes.

How the government prosecutes and seizes property under criminal or civil forfeiture laws.

How the criminal appellate process works.

What happens in more serious criminal cases in which a defendant is sentenced to prison or parole.

Following a defendant's conviction, what happens at the sentencing hearing for less serious criminal charges.

How to work effectively with a federal criminal defense attorney.

Information about depression and violent conduct by young people.