If the charge is attempted murder of a police officer, the defendant is almost certainly locked up. He should probably ask for a court appointed attorney first, as any good criminal defense attorney is going to have to charge a LOT of money to defend that charge properly. If he likes and has...Read more »
Pretty much the same, but not entirely. Its like that scene in Seinfield, where Newman is trying to impress a girl with his postal knowledge and smugly looks at her and says, "All certified mail is registered, but not all registered mail is certified."
If only one person made the sell? Also in the state of Virginia, when I request a trial by judge with no jury, is the court able to still do my trial by jury when I requested trial by judge with no jury?
Absolutely! As long as the other person played some part in the sale, he can be found guilty. The part can be as small as driving the seller to the transaction. It can even just BEING THERE, if the prosecutor can prove to the jury or trier of fact that the second person furthered the transaction in...Read more »
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