Defending against a Criminal Charge...

Nov, 2013 by Alma Abell

There are many ‘bodies’ of law—no pun intended—that cover various areas of discretion. These include civil law and criminal law. Criminal law pertains to the area of law that regulates crime and social conduct. Anything that can be perceived as harmful, threatening or endangering the safety of another human being is viewed as a possible criminal offense. In most cases an alleged perpetrator can be arrested on ‘suspicion’ of committing a specific crime. Once that perpetrator is in police custody, the police, together with detectives and sometimes other government agencies will conduct an investigation into the crime to gather possible corroborating evidence against the said alleged perpetrator. How it Works Meanwhile, the alleged perpetrator will undergo an interview, whereby officers of the law will ask them about their movements at the time of the...

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