How Plea Bargaining Works In A Murder Trial

November 26, 2008 by  
Category: Homicide

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There are two main reasons why a murder investigation ends up in a trial. The primary reason is that the accused person is not guilty and they’ve made it clear that they’re not guilty. The second reason that a murder case ends up in a trial is that there is no incentive for a person to plead guilty to first degree murder.

The Use Of DNA In A Murder Trial

November 21, 2008 by  
Category: Homicide

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Sometimes, DNA evidence is very clear, butut in many other cases, DNA will be obtained from a very poor sample.

Explaining Domestic Assault Trials And Pleading Guilty

November 2, 2007 by  
Category: Assault

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Those accused of a domestic assault have to appear in a domestic court that deals specifically with issues arising from domestic violence. The Province of Ontario has established domestic courts in most major communities. Through the Attorney General, the province has also trained Crown Attorneys to deal specifically with domestic issues. In addition, the Crown […]