malicious prosecution

What Is Malicious Prosecution?

Getting wrongfully accused of and prosecuted for a crime can cost you your reputation, your career, and thousands of dollars in legal fees to defend yourself. If the police and prosecutors misuse their authority intentionally, they might get sued for malicious prosecution. It is an uphill battle to prove that malicious prosecution happened, so you…

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What Is Due Process? Understanding the 14th Amendment

We have specific civil rights guaranteed to us by the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Understanding those civil rights can mean the difference between freedom and prison. It can mean the difference between keeping your property and having it seized by the government. An essential element of the protection under the 14th Amendment…

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What To Know About Nursing Home Financial Abuse

Nursing home abuse is often thought of in terms of physical or emotional harm inflicted upon the elderly. Unfortunately, another form of such abuse is financial. Nursing home residents are often seen as targets by dishonest caregivers wishing to exploit them for their own gain. But the problem of financial nursing home abuse usually goes…

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How Can I Prove I Was Wrongfully Convicted of a Crime?

When someone is arrested, they are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The United States Constitution guarantees our civil rights to legal counsel and a fair trial. We trust that justice will prevail, and innocent people will be found not guilty. However, what happens when the justice system fails and a person is wrongfully convicted of…

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