Articles Tagged with prosecutorial misconduct

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Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “I was found not guilty of a charge, buy my record still shows the charge. What is going on?”

Imagine being charged with a crime, going through the entire trial process, being found not guilty, and still being worried about the prosecution bringing the charges against you again. Fortunately, the United States court system is set up in a way that a defendant can not be charged twice for the same crime. This is called double jeopardy. You may have heard this term before, but let us take a deeper dive into understanding the concept and what it actually means for North Carolina residents.

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Charlotte DWI Attorney Brad Smith answers the question “If I simply intend to plead guilty, why do I need a lawyer?”

Saturday marked the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall on the Gulf Coast.  The breach of the levees protecting New Orleans resulted in 80 percent of the city submerged in floodwaters.  Overall, the hurricane took the lives of over 1,800 people, many of whom lived in New Orleans.