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Tag Archives: criminal defense

Another body camera fiasco leads to dozens of dismissals

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

In an earlier blog post, we discussed the deplorable state of affairs that caused Baltimore prosecutors to drop dozens of criminal cases — but the news just keeps getting worse. Prosecutors in Baltimore recently found out that their officers didn’t exactly understand when their body cameras were recording — a fact that caught two… Read More »

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Recidivism reduction is necessary in the criminal justice system

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Recidivism in the criminal justice system is a huge problem that needs to be addressed. This term means that a person is convicted of a crime and then falls right back into his or her old ways and ends up facing charges again. While the person who is involved in the criminal justice system… Read More »

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How do multiple counts of a crime affect a sentence?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Exactly how a prosecutor chooses to bring charges against a defendant is often arbitrary. Many people don’t even realize that they can be charged several times for what they think of as one single incident. For example, if you’re arrested for the possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, you may think that you’re only… Read More »

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Priest sentenced in case stemming from stealing donations

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

People who go to church tend to trust the priests and pastors who handle the church’s business. For parishioners who went to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, shock was probably the first reaction when they learned that a priest who headed the church from 1994 until Sept. 1, 2010 was stealing from them. The… Read More »

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Sentencing terms you should know in a criminal case

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

One concern of people who are defendants in the criminal justice system is what sentence they will have to deal with. This is a big factor since it is what determines whether you will be locked behind bars or remain able to enjoy your freedom. There are a few basic terms that will help… Read More »

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Plan your defense carefully to address the important points

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

In all criminal defense cases, the defendant has the right to present a defense against the charges. Even defendants who acknowledge that they committed the crime have a right to use their defense to explain their actions. This is something that is often overlooked. We know that you want to explore every defense option… Read More »

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A few basic points about the criminal justice process

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

The criminal justice system is something that is difficult for people who haven’t ever been involved in it to understand. There are several things that you might think are going to work in your favor but that you should be careful about doing. For example, you might be eager to give your side of… Read More »

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What is a criminal defense strategy?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

If you’ve been charged with a crime, expect to spend some time talking to your attorney about your defense strategy. What the best strategy will be will depend upon the particulars of your case. No two cases are ever exactly alike. However, you can expect your defense to involve at least one of the… Read More »

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Know the key points of avoiding self-incrimination

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

There are several rights that you need to think about when you are facing criminal charges. One of these is the right to avoid self-incrimination. This right is provided by the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution. You might have heard people on movies and on television say that they “plead the Fifth”… Read More »

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Involuntary manslaughter conviction sets national precedent

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

There’s been a landmark ruling in a Massachusetts juvenile court with implications that could reverberate nationwide. A young woman, now aged 20, has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter for texting her boyfriend messages urging him to kill himself back in 2014. Her boyfriend ultimately went through with the act. Although the young woman was… Read More »

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