Why are defense lawyers hired?

Answer The United States Supreme Court has ruled that defendants facing a potential loss of liberty, either through felony or misdemeanor charges, possess the right to counsel. Defendants capable of payi... Read More »

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What Markets Are There for Criminal Defense Lawyers?

"[T]here are some men in this world who were born to do our unpleasant jobs for us." This quote about Atticus Finch from Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" aptly summarizes life as a criminal def... Read More »

How many years do criminal defense lawyers have to go to college?

Becoming a lawyer usually takes seven years of full-time education after high school. There are four years of undergraduate study and three years of law school, according to the Bureau of Labor Sta... Read More »

The process by which the Department of Defense achieves the closest practicable cooperation among the Services and Defense agencies is?

Is the Defense Threat Reduction Agency part of the defense department?