More than 2.3 million Americans are currently incarcerated within the U.S. prison system. The reality of their everyday life is isolation; days, months, and years spent in what amounts to a small cage. There is almost no variety in food, activity, or social interaction. Visits with family members are restricted to certain days and times.
The first question that comes to most people’s minds when they’re charged with a crime is, “What can happen to me if I’m found guilty?” It’s a natural first thought. If there’s a chance we’re going to be punished for something, we want to know what that punishment will be. Kentucky, like other states, has
In the Commonwealth of Kentucky there are four courts that hear criminal trial matters: State District Court, State Circuit Court, State Juvenile Court, and Federal District Court. Which court the case will be in depends upon the type of case, and potentially, how far along the case is. This artcle focuses on defending adult criminal
In Kentucky, there are two types of knives: those that are considered deadly weapons, and those that are not. As a general rule, as long as a knife is not a deadly weapon, a person can carry it openly or wear it concealed on their body in Kentucky. But if it is deemed a deadly
A hit and run accident involves a situation where a driver hits another vehicle, an object, or even a person, and then leaves the scene. In a hit and run, the driver does not contact law enforcement and does not give aid to anyone who is injured. Leaving the scene of an accident is a