March 27, 2020

Criminal

Caught Slippin’: Signs That a Criminal Case is Weak

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about criminal cases is that it’s unbeatable. But in fact, only 5-10% of cases actually go to trial, with about 90% of cases being dismissed well before they see a courthouse. For an overwhelming 90% of criminal complaints, the charges are often dropped due to a large number

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How Much Do Lawyers Make in an Hour?

Ask any student pondering their future career choices what the most lucrative career paths are, and you’re likely to get the same answers: doctor, engineer, lawyer. In particular, a lot of people consider the career path of a lawyer to be one that’s high-earning. However, that’s not always the case. While some lawyers do end

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Is an Attorney and a Lawyer the Same Thing?

One question many law students, aspiring law students, and lay people ask is if an attorney and a lawyer are the same thing. After all, both terms are used interchangeably in many contexts, so they must refer to the same thing, right? In the United States, we use both attorney and lawyer to refer to

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