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Non-Lawyer Judges: Justices and Magistrates

January 25th, 2013 · No Comments

“Justice of the Peace” is an imposing title. Almost like Justice of the Supreme Court? Not quite; A Justice of the Peace presides over a court of limited territorial and subject-matter jurisdiction, and is addressed as “Judge” more often than “Justice”. Justices of the Peace were originally English quasi-judicial officers who volunteered to preserve the […]

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Public Defenders, Assigned Counsel, and Other Ways Indigent Defendants Get A Lawyer

February 26th, 2012 · No Comments

If you’ve watched more than a handful of crime dramas on TV, you’re familiar with the Miranda warning given when someone is arrested. The exact words may vary a little from state to state, but it’s usually very close to this: “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be held against you in […]

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Red Light Camera Tickets Online

July 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Online payments for traffic and other minor offenses are being adopted by more and more courts and government entities. We’ve previously reviewed online payment systems for traffic citations and other court fines in general and in North Carolina, and for parking tickets. Red light camera tickets may also be paid online in some jurisdictions. Where red light cameras are used, the evidence […]

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