The Defendants Rights Center provides a link to information and resources pertaining to defendant's rights in a variety of different law fields and court cases. Defendants naturally have a selection of rights that they can exercise when it comes to getting their day in court, and defendant's rights law is designed to protect and preserve these rights, ensuring that anyone who is a defendant in a court case is able to exercise the rights that they are entitled to. Here you will find an explanation of the options that are available to you pertaining to the rights that defendants can exercise during a court case or legal battle.

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How a Judge’s Reasonable Doubt Could Lead to a New Trial

Generally speaking, when a court of appeal reverses a judge’s ruling, it’s because the judge has overstepped their authority.

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Sixth Amendment Rights

The Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights and outlines the rights that citizens of the United States have ...

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Prisoners Rights

While prisoners are stripped of many of their civil rights, there are many protections still in place for prisoners per federal and state laws.  Fo...

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Defense Strategy

It is integral how an attorney and a defendant collaborate to produce their version of events regarding a criminal charge brought by prosecutors.  ...

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Legal Representation

In criminal cases, if incarceration is a potential outcome of a criminal case, all defendants must be provided a court-appointed attorney.  Defenda...

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Search and Seizure

Today, more so than ever perhaps, the exact definition of your rights preventing illegal search and seizure are in flux.  Theoretically speaking, ...

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How to Talk to Police

Talking with police officers is usually one of the more stressful encounters we have in our lives, and one that we typically avoid at all costs.  A...

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Record Expungement for Employment

With the extremely tight job market in the United States, especially in the State of New Jersey, and unemployment at its highest...

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Talking to the Police

Everyday in this country, Police officers and other law enforcement agents interview witnesses/suspects about crimes...

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Plea Bargining

A plea bargain is defined as an agreement in a criminal case between the prosecutor and the defendant where the prosecutor convinces the defendant t...

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Search and Seizure Rights

Search and seizure is the process of a police officer or any other authority figure who suspect that a crime has been committed, do a search of a pers...

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Avoiding Self-Incrimination

Self-incrimination is the process of accusing oneself of a crime for which a person can then be prosecuted. Self-incrimination can occur in one of t...

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Defending Yourself

If you have been accused of a crime, you and your criminal defense attorney have at least two significant decisions to consider. Should you ...

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