My husband was murdered and the person who committed the crime was first charged with 2nd degree murder and unlawful use of a deadly weapon. Now the unlawful use of a deadly weapon is changed to armed criminal action and 2nd degree murder Which is worse? Armed criminal action or unlawful use of a... Read more »
First and foremost, sorry for your loss. That is a terrible thing to go through. Every situation is different, but typically a person who is convicted of armed criminal action in Missouri may have to serve a prison sentence of at least three years. On the other hand, an unlawful use of a weapon...Read more »
He came to pick up his cousin at a hotel who was involved in a drug transaction unbeknownst to him. He saw police swarming in and took off they shot at him putting 4 bullets in his truck. Because they shouldn't have done it they are putting him in a drug conspiracy & claiming he tried to... Read more »
Your post is unanswerable. Whether criminal justice is objective or subjective would necessitate a more specific question. Some determinations are subjective (whether to find a witness's testimony to be credible), whereas other determination are objective.
So I was arrested on Dec. 23rd, 2017 and on Dec. 27th, 2017 I was supposed to be going to MEPS. I realize it was irresponsible of me to do that but I was only thinking of my children and how I could actually afford to get them presents and that was the only solution I could see. Either way though I... Read more »
Your felony drug charge is not going to get dismissed. If you hire an experienced attorney, they might be able to negotiate a plea bargain deal with the Prosecutor to get the charge reduced to a misdemeanor after you serve a period of time on probation. If you can't afford to hire a private...Read more »
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