WELCOME TO THE BLOG OF THE LAW OFFICEs OF WILLIAM CHESTNUT, SAN JOSE CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
WE BLOG ABOUT CURRENT ISSUES IN CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW, REPORT ON LATEST NEWS IN CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW, AND PROVIDE READERS WITH HELPFUL CRIMINAL DEFENSE INFORMATION AND RESOURCES.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The prevalence of such miscarriages of justice is what inspires the efforts of the Innocence Project - a national group that helps those it feels have been wrongly convicted and incarcerated get the justice they are due. One of the latest such cases involves a 34-year-old Minnesota man who's been in prison for six years of a 14-year sentence for the death of an infant daughter. He was freed on bail and has been granted a new trial based on new evidence presented in court by Innocence Project attorneys.
Don't assume that if you're innocent the "truth will set you free". Anyone being accused of a crime needs aggressive representation. If you're in need of criminal defense contact San Jose Criminal Defense Attorney William Chestnut at 408-298-6990 or at williamchestnutlaw.com for assistance.
The apparent jump in mistrials is beginning to raise questions among some legal minds with expertise in dealing with sex crimes charges. There are those who say it may be due to overly aggressive prosecutors taking their cases to trial without sufficient evidence. Others suggest that juries, swayed by myriad crime shows on TV, have expectations of receiving forensic evidence that aren't being met.
If you're in need of criminal defense contact San Jose Criminal Defense Attorney William Chestnut at 408-298-6990 or at williamchestnutlaw.com for assistance.