What is a criminal law?

Answer Criminal law is the portion of law that defines and sets the parameters for punishment of crimes. It includes both legal codes and case law and generally has two divisions: federal and state.CrimeC... Read More »

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What is the difference between a criminal defense attorney and a criminal prosecutor?

When charged with a crime in the United States, the defendant in the case has certain rights (see Miranda v. Arizona). These rights are: -the right to remain silent (anything the defendant says ca... Read More »

Removing Federal Criminal Offenses From Your Criminal Record?

If you have been convicted of a federal crime, the only way that you can have the offenses completely removed from your record is to prove government misconduct. Without proof of misconduct you can... Read More »

Will a criminal record stop me from getting a job in criminal justice?

Depending on the nature of the offense and the particular position, a criminal record may not disqualify you from a job in the criminal justice system. For example, a speeding ticket will not disqu... Read More »

In order to develope an understanding of the American criminal justic system one must recognize and evaluate the American criminal justice system. Is it to protect or punish?

no youcan not becase the cia works outside the us and the fbi always is in the us