Andrew C. McCarthy

arraignment
There are a number of situations in which several court appearances are expected before the real trial commences. Such appearances are referred to as interim or pre-trial hearings. Interim hearings serve a number of purposes depending on the case, and are usually held after you visit a Tampa personal injury law firm. Some important purposes of the interim hearings are: • An interim hearing may be requested by the prosecutor to let the court know that they are adequately prepared to take the case to trial. • Requesting the court for an adjournment. The main reason for this is to give the [...]
Mon, Jan 09, 2017
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If you ever get arrested and / or charged with a crime, you will be served with a document from the courts. Examples of such documents include an appearance notice, summons, promise to appear, and recognizance. Whichever document you get, it will spell out important court specifics including: • The charge against you • What kind of offense it is • The date and time for your first appearance • Where to make the first appearance Disclosure The crown counsels, otherwise called the prosecutors, are required to make all evidence against you available for your interrogation before the trial commences. The legal term used for this [...]
Mon, Dec 12, 2016
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My latest column for National Review: The neoconservative Wall Street Journal's monotonously Islamophilic celebration of the “Arab Spring” has become as comically predictable as the open-borders enthusiasm that colors its coverage of illegal immigration. A fine example is the paper's profile of the general chosen by the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's new president, to lead the armed forces. The Journal is still stuck on the democracy-project dogma that free elections herald the birth of liberty, even as the Brotherhood tightens the noose in a nation whose population, by lopsided margins, keeps approving Muslim Brotherhood initiatives, electing Islamic supremacists, and telling [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2012
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