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Loved One With Mental Health Issues, Physical Illnesses, or Disabilities is Arrested

For justice to prevail, only truth derived from facts should be admissible in a court of law. How many wrongful convictions could have been prevented if this were actually the case? Theories, assumptions, suppositions, inferences, speculations, beliefs, suspicions, presumptions, and the ever-popular "consistent with(s)" are abstract nouns and by...

There's a well-known saying in the legal profession: "The lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client." [variations of this quotation have been attributed to Abraham Lincoln as well as others.] What on earth does this mean? Wouldn't someone representing himself be the most familiar with the facts and circumstances of the case? Wouldn't...

I'm sure a number of WCN's followers have seen our recent posts related to the protests and wondered why WCN would be commenting at all on a topic other than wrongful conviction. It's a good question, and it deserves an honest answer. However, like wrongful convictions themselves, there are several factors and no single, easy answer.