Q: How can I be charged with unlawful possession of a firearm not being a felon and not committing a felony.
Wasn't arrested or detained out even questioned about it.
A: There’s no way to know without seeing all of the evidence that is in the possession of the state. You have a right to something called discovery - this is the formal name for the process by which the parties to a legal proceeding gather facts and information in possession of the other party. In criminal cases specifically, a defendant has a right under what is known as the Brady Rule, from a famous 1963 Supreme Court case and subsequent law, to inspect the evidence in possession of the state. This is typically one of the first steps that a criminal attorney will take - motions for disclosure of state’s evidence.
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