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Determining the Mental Capacity of a Decedent

Determining the Mental Capacity of a Decedent January 7, 2009.
Forensic psychologists and neuropsychologists regularly give expert opinions about a person's mental capacity in the criminal, family law and civil courts. The evaluative process involves clinical interviews, psychological/neuropsychological testing, review of the records and interviews with individuals who have personal knowledge of the defendant's behavior and cognition.
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Canadian Man in Criminal Law Trial, Kills by Non-Disclosure

Canadian Man in Criminal Law Trial, Kills by Non-Disclosure November 30, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Hamilton, ON: Criminal defense law is an unpredictable animal, given the unpredictability of the crimes brought before it. Such as murder, for example. Prior criminal law cases defending, or prosecuting murder involved weapons running the gamut from guns, knives and poison, to vehicular homicide. But it's not every day when criminal law is brought to the fore when a man is accused of murdering a woman with his penis.
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A Charles Manson-Like Murderer Meets His End

A Charles Manson-Like Murderer Meets His End October 12, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
McAlester, OK Criminal defense law can draw few parallels to the Charles Manson case, which saw criminal law convictions for the seemingly possessed Manson, and his followers with regard to the grisly and horrific murders of actress Sharon Tate and her companions in the wee hours of August 9, 1969. The resulting publicity and public disgust over one of the most celebrated criminal law cases of all time seemed to have no end.
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Attorney John Sweeney: To the Courtroom Born

Attorney John Sweeney: To the Courtroom Born August 14, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA The family of Kevin Wicks, a 38-year-postal worker can't imagine why police would have shot and killed him, in his apartment, one warm July night in Inglewood California.
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Important to Keep Fighting False Sexual Assault Allegations

Important to Keep Fighting False Sexual Assault Allegations July 22, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Santa Monica, CA False sexual assault allegations are made with surprising frequency. Vincent Imhoff, managing partner of Imhoff & Associates, PC, says that he has increasingly seen many cases of fraudulent sexual assault claims, many of them used as leverage in divorce cases.
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Criminal Law: Restoring Dignity to a Proud Woman Left to Die

Criminal Law: Restoring Dignity to a Proud Woman Left to Die July 19, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Brooklyn, NY Anyone guilty of giving criminal lawyers a bad rap as being ambulance-chasers and opportunists always on the hunt for the next big case need only examine the last tragic hours of Esmin Green. The Jamaican immigrant and mother of six died June 18th under what has been described as horrid and cruel circumstances—and a lawyer skilled in criminal law is going to help the woman's family bring those responsible for the tragedy to justice.
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DUI: The Breathalyzer is not Always Right

DUI: The Breathalyzer is not Always Right June 25, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Santa Monica, CA People who have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) may think that once the charges are filed there is no point in fighting back. However, Vincent Imhoff, managing partner of Imhoff & Associates, PC, says that is not necessarily the case.
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NJ College Sued by Parents of Dead Student

NJ College Sued by Parents of Dead Student March 4, 2008. By Ginger Gillenwater.
Trenton, NJ: Two years ago, the body of a 19-year-old student was found in a Pennsylvania landfill after an intensive four-week search had yielded no results. On March 3, 2008, the parents of that student filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the college for not keeping their trash compacting system secure. No damages have been specified in regards to the death of John Fiocco Jr. who was a freshman at The College of New Jersey located not far outside of Trenton.
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