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Voir Dire—The Process of Selecting A Juror

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The Sixth Amendment to the U.S Constitution as well the laws of every state gives the right to trial by jury in any criminal case. In selecting juries, a process called “voir dire” occurs, which means “to speak the truth.” In voir dire, judges and attorneys of both sides question potential jurors to determine if […]

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The First Amendment - Civil Society's Immune System

The First Amendment – Civil Society’s Immune System 5/5 (3)

While I primarily focus on protecting people’s rights when they’ve been accused of a crime, I am an advocate for all of your civil rights, in and out of the courtroom. Please rate this Orrin Johnson

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Your Liberties v. The Howl of the Mob

Your Liberties v. The Howl of the Mob 5/5 (3)

If criminal defense attorneys could produce a patronus, it would take the form of To Kill a Mockingbird’s Atticus Finch. In fact, I daresay that pretty much every attorney or law student of any stripe has read that book or watched the movie and thought with pride, “That’s why I do what I do. That’s […]

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