How to Choose an Appeal Lawyer
The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees an accused the right to representation by counsel in serious criminal prosecutions. If you or someone you know has been convicted of a crime, finding the right representation can be the difference between a successful appeal, and a loss.
Anyone convicted of a crime has the right to appeal that conviction if they believe a legal error has occurred. In criminal cases, an appeal asks a higher court to look at the record of the trial proceedings to determine if a legal error occurred that may have affected the outcome of the trial or the sentence imposed by the judge.
If you are in search of a legal attorney, there are a few things you can do to ensure you find the best criminal appeals attorney possible. The first place to start is Continue Reading
3 Employee Rights You Should Know You Have by Law
In 2009, a group of employment attorneys and other legal specialists conducted a sweeping study intended to ferret out employment law violations in the United States. They found that egregious breaches of labor laws are “severe and widespread,” especially in low-wage industries. Unfortunately, there have been few signs of progress since then. If you are to protect yourself against exploitation by an unscrupulous employer, knowing your rights as an employee is key. Here are some things you should know about commonly violated worker protection laws:
- Safe Working Conditions
Your employer is responsible for complying wit Continue Reading