I lied to police about a incident because my boyfriend was behind me and I didn’t want him to know where I was when it happened.Then when I had a chance to say that to them on a follow up call I was in a car with him again. Now I’m scared I’ll face a charge or may have to do jail time. I have... Read more »
Much of the law in the United States including Washington, DC is based on British common law. This is law from cases and judicial opinions which may never get made into an actual statute. The concept of conspiracy and the common law basis for a conspiracy charge predated 1865. I believe that...Read more »
This term is a little-used Latin phrase which looks at all steps in an argument to see if they are logical. When an appeal court is reviewing a fining, the court can look to see if the judgment is conclusive in all parts of the arguments.
If the continuance is agreed to by both sides of the case, it can generally be submitted to the clerk’s office for the judge to consider without a hearing being required. If one side opposes the continuance then a hearing will generally be required. Please note that this general advice only and...Read more »
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