Aggressive Criminal Defense Blog

The Most Common Causes of Wrongful Convictions

  In our recent four-part article series, we discussed at length the issue of false confessions, and why they are such a tragedy. Those articles have sparked considerable debate, and one of the issues that was brought up time and time again is the issue of wrongful convictions. So we thought we would share with […]

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New Civil Asset Forfeiture Law Signed Into Michigan’s Law

  Civil asset forfeiture is a subject that brings on very heated debate, particularly in Michigan. People tend to be very against it, or wholeheartedly in favor of it. Wherever you stand on the issue, the fact remains that Michigan’s civil asset forfeiture laws are in need of an overhaul. And while it’s happening slowly, […]

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Good Samaritan Law is Now on The Books in Michigan

  In the very first hours of 2015, Mason Mizwicki died of a drug overdose. He was at a New Year’s eve party in Watervliet, MI with friends. They were using drugs. While he lay dying, Mizwicki called out for help. But his friends chose not to assist him. Why? Because the teenagers he was […]

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False Confessions – When a Lie Isn’t Actually A Lie Pt. 4

  If you are just joining us, we recommend that you take a look at this four part series on false confessions from the beginning to give you a clearer picture of our position. However, if you’ve been with us from the start, then you will know about the Reid technique and the fact that […]

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False Confessions – When a Lie Isn’t Actually A Lie Pt. 3

       Thank you for joining us for the third installment in this series on false confessions, and the Reid technique of interrogation. Today we want to break down the controversial Reid technique, which law enforcement agencies all over Michigan and the US use for interviewing and interrogating suspects during criminal investigations. It is a […]

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False Confessions – When a Lie Isn’t Actually A Lie Pt. 2

  Thanks for joining us again for this discussion on false confessions, and how easy it is to get someone to admit to a crime they didn’t commit. Having already discussed a study in which psychologists were able to get college students to admit to crimes they weren’t guilty of during a controlled interview during […]

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False Confessions – When a Lie Isn’t Actually A Lie Pt. 1

  According to the Innocence Project, more than 1 in every 4 people who were wrongly convicted of a crime and were later exonerated by DNA evidence, made a false confession. That’s over a quarter of the total. How did that happen? Why would an innocent person confess to a crime they didn’t commit? The […]

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How To Choose The Right Criminal Attorney When You Need One (Part Two)

Thanks for joining us again. In our previous article, we discussed how to determine whether or not you need an attorney, and whether or not you are facing state or federal charges. Next we’re going to be looking at things you need to take into account when selecting a Michigan criminal defense attorney, like an […]

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How To Choose The Right Defense Attorney When You Need One (Part One)

Do you need an attorney in Michigan? If you got a speeding ticket, or lost control of your car on an icy road and bumped into a street sign, but didn’t stick around or report the accident, you could be cited by the police. While both of these count as breaking the law, some people […]

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Happy Holidays!

  Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or some other holiday you are celebrating – whatever you are happy or merry about, we are happy and merry with you. Remember, if you or a loved one need help over the holidays, we are here, 24/7, ready and available to assist you whenever you need it. Wishing you […]

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