How police officers and prosecutors initiate criminal cases. more
When can the police search your home or car? more
When can juveniles be tried in adult criminal court? more
Suspects have to be in custody and subject to questioning or its equivalent for Miranda to kick in. more
In-depth discussion of common crimes and possible defenses. Explanation of defendants' constitutional rights, description of the process from arrest to trial and beyond, overview of the juvenile justice system, and more.