What Does Prosecutorial Discretion Mean In Criminal Law?
4 September 2019
When the police arrest a person for a crime or file a crime report of any kind, this report is sent to the local prosecuting attorney, which is an attorney that works for the state. The prosecutor then reads through the reports and makes decisions about how to proceed with each case, and this is where something called prosecutorial discretion comes into play.
What is prosecutorial discretion?
Prosecutorial discretion is a term that refers to the options and leeway the prosecutor has when determining how to proceed with cases he or she receives.
Can You Really Sue City Hall?
20 July 2019
It's a well-known myth that citizens are somehow prevented from taking legal action against the government. Although those seeking damages do have some extra concerns to be aware of, any citizen can take action against the federal, state, county, or city government if they have been wronged. If you have a beef against the government, it's vital that you speak to a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Otherwise, your case might go nowhere fast if it doesn't meet the requirements.
Taking Action For A Pressure Cooker Injury
28 June 2019
There is no doubt about it – pressure cookers are convenient and quick ways to cook food. These appliances have gained a new following recently and are touted as being far safer than the old models that sat on the stove top. Unfortunately, new electric pressure cooker appliances are not necessarily safer than the old ones and some models have been known to malfunction. If you or someone you care about has been hurt by a pressure cooker, read on to find out more.
When You Are Hurt As A Passenger In A Car Accident
24 May 2019
Car accident injuries can result in a permanent disability, leaving you unable to work or enjoy life as you once did. While it is clear who you file a personal injury claim against when you are one driver in a two-car accident, it is less obvious who will be the defendant in a case when you are the passenger. If you are seriously injured, you will need to take a careful look at who was at fault for the accident and decide if you have a viable claim to be compensated by the insurance provider of the drivers involved.