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Criminal defense strategies following street fight

When a crowd becomes disorderly, chaos may ensue, and those involved may react in unpredictable ways. At times, it may be difficult to determine when someone is acting or merely reacting to the situation. The motives behind someone's behaviors may be considered as part of a criminal defense strategy if the incident leads to an arrest. One Omaha woman was recently arrested during a melee that has some questioning the actions of a police officer.

Criminal defense options for Nebraska man after ATV police chase

Police pursuits followed by helicopters make riveting television viewing. These incidents frequently take place in bigger cities with higher crime rates. Viewers may watch as a driver leads police along congested highways and into residential neighborhoods, finally abandoning the vehicle to attempt to escape on foot. Meanwhile, television pundits may tabulate the number of crimes committed during the pursuit and speculate about the criminal defense options of the person in flight.

Criminal defense: Many accused of stealing mail

Even with the advances in technology allowing people to direct deposit paychecks, make purchases and pay bills online, many people still rely on the post office to deliver important items. In rural areas, those envelopes may sit vulnerable in mailboxes for hours before the residents retrieve them. Some Nebraska neighbors are concerned following a rash of mail theft, and criminal defense may benefit the man accused of the crime.

Criminal defense for child may hinge on understanding of rights

Parents may find themselves struggling over the finer points of raising children. After all, disciplining appropriately is a delicate balance, and going too far may have psychological repercussions. However, it is not often one hears of an 8-year-old whose parents are focused on seeking a criminal defense strategy for their child. Nevertheless, following a tragic incident in his backyard, one Nebraska child finds himself at the center of a strange legal battle.

Nebraska men plan criminal defense after Ecstasy drug accusations

Nebraska law enforcement agencies are fighting to protect people from the damage drugs can do to their lives. It is a difficult battle, and often police are not certain exactly who the enemy is. This is why arrests for drug charges, while applauded, may also be met with suspicion. The criminal defense of some who are accused of drug crimes may reveal that their rights were violated by police zealous to fight the drug war.

Are police interrogation tactics encouraging false confessions?

Given the serious consequences that accompany many felony convictions, no defendant would confess to a crime that he or she didn’t commit, right? Yet according to one former homicide detective, false confessions are obtained in far too many criminal cases.

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