What is entrapment?

It is not uncommon for some law enforcement officers to overstep their bounds and become overzealous when making arrests in East Grand Forks. Some people who are wrongfully enticed into committing crimes by law enforcement, informants and other affiliated parties may...

What does “due process” really mean?

One of the features of America democracy that is most often celebrated is the guarantee of due process in the criminal justice system. While it is a bedrock principle that the rest of America’s civil liberties rest upon, few really understand what is meant by...

How do plea bargains work?

Have you or has someone you know been arrested and charged with a crime in Minnesota? Maybe you have even been charged with more than one offense. When this happens, it can be hard to know what to expect next and how you should proceed. Depending upon your situation,...

What is a plea bargain?

You may have heard the term “plea bargain” in many situations before. Perhaps you’ve read it in a news story, heard it in a movie or something else. If you have ever been charged with a crime in Colorado, you may have talked with your attorney about...