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Under what circumstances can you file for post-conviction relief?

A criminal conviction can be devastating and life-altering. Your final sentence must comply with applicable laws and regulations, but when your sentence feels unjust, you have the option to file for relief. What is post-conviction relief? Post-conviction relief is the...

What are the consequences of unlawful opioid distribution?

Since the 1990s, the United States has been trying to resolve a dangerous opioid crisis. The issue has had a crucial effect on public health and the nation’s economy. Over 500,000 people have died due to opioids since 2000, and in 2020, overdoses related to the drug...

Impact of social media on evidence collection in criminal appeals

Social media has revolutionized the way investigators collect evidence when appealing criminal cases. This platform now serves as a rich repository of personal interactions, opinions and even real-time activities, which can impact legal proceedings. As people continue...

The pros and cons of DNA testing for post-conviction relief

Suffering from a wrongful criminal conviction is hurtful and damaging. However, a convict may still seek post-conviction relief by requesting a DNA analysis. Through DNA technology, it would be possible to identify the offender and present new evidence about the...