Criminal

Last time I focused on understanding and explaining the law generally using syllogisms. Today, I’m going to focus solely on questions presented. The structure of appellate briefs themselves have been compared to syllogisms,[1] but the most helpful place I have……
As an immigrant living in the United States, a criminal conviction for shoplifting could lead to your deportation if it qualifies as a deportable offense, such as an aggravated felony or a crime of moral turpitude. If you are facing shoplifting charges as an immigrant, contact a criminal defense attorney immediately. You will need an attorney’s assistance to navigate your case if you wish to build the strongest possible defense. Criminal Charges That Could Lead to Deportation The U.S. government has the ability to deport all immigrants, including documented immigrants with valid green cards, for violating certain laws, including immigration…
Parentheticals are all over legal writing. But rarely do folks talk about why (or whether that’s a good thing). Adding a tidbit of insight or explanation in a parenthetical can do wonders for readers. You can amplify a critical point, provide illuminating examples, and more. But too many thoughtless parentheticals make this tool worthless. And many legal writers fall into the trap of replacing their own explanation and reasoning about the law with a list of parentheticals. Let’s start with when legal writers use parentheticals the wrong way. First, parentheticals are not the right place to include critical points for…
Justice Cardozo once said that as many as 9 out of 10 legal issues can be resolved by deduction alone.[1] The most useful form of legal deduction is the syllogism, which generally has two premises and a conclusion.[2] Crack open……
If you find out that a warrant has been issued for your arrest, stay calm and contact a criminal defense attorney in Glendale right away. Being accused of a crime can be overwhelming, but an attorney will know exactly how to protect your rights from the very beginning. You should never ignore an arrest warrant in Arizona. Contact an attorney to help you handle the situation calmly and correctly. What Is an Arrest Warrant? An arrest warrant is a legal document issued by a judge that authorizes law enforcement to take someone into custody. Arrest warrants are issued against people…
If you get injured in an accident in Arizona, you may hear one or both of the following phrases: personal injury and bodily injury. Although these terms may seem the same on the surface, they have two very different legal meanings. Understanding the differences between the two can help you file the correct type of claim and adequately protect your legal rights as a plaintiff. What Is Bodily Injury Coverage? One difference between personal injury and bodily injury lies within the insurance system. These two phrases refer to two different types of insurance coverage: personal injury protection (PIP) and bodily…
I apologize for being a bit MIA these past weeks. We went on a family “vacation” (aka–I watched my kids in a different city where there was no daycare), and I came home with a head cold. But, I can……