Day: September 29, 2015

Dallas criminal defense lawyer Mick Mickelsen outlines key reasons many criminal defense lawyers are afraid to let juries decide punishments for client cases when applicable. A number of crimes are specifically itemized in legal statutes with accompanying applicable punishments. Therefore the decision making power of most juries is limited to determining whether a defendant is…

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White collar crimes such as phone scams and frauds may not leave their victims with physical scars but they can severely affect the lives of those who are targeted, and often attract stiff penalties. Recently the Dallas Morning News reported on how one of the fastest-growing telephone scams in the U.S. that has brought in…