THERE IS NO PAIN THAT GOD CAN’T HEAL!
St. Louis based criminal defense attorney, Terrance Niehoff, Anthony Williams lawyer during his 1995 trial that resulted in a wrongful conviction. Bad lawyering was said to have contributed to Anthony’s wrongful conviction.
Criminal law is filled with complex rules and procedures that most people do not understand. To effectively defend yourself against a criminal charge you must take an interest in your own case. It is absolutely imperative!!! Why? Simply put because it is your life that is at stake. You are the one who is going to be left with the consequences whether you are exonerated or wrongfully convicted. You are the Master of you own defense. [Read more…]
Your right to a lawyer begins at the very moment an officer informs you that you are being taken under arrest. Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966); Escobedo v. Illinois, 378 U.S. 478 (1964). I’m sure, if you’ve ever been confronted with the police concerning a criminal offense, you have been read your “Miranda Rights”:
“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights in mind, do you wish to speak to me?” – Your Miranda Rights [Read more…]
Who is the Real Enemy?
Life is a precious gift that we must all protect. Our Freedoms are worth dying for but they are worth living for as well. As I look out into the world through my 13″ inch television, I clearly see that we are focusing more on those things that divide us, rather than those things that have the power to “unite” us. Because of this, I believe, we are our worst enemy. [Read more…]
Anthony Williams, Founder & Director of MOPAC, LLC, explaining the need for the effective use of “Media Advocacy” in correcting injustices within the criminal justice system. “People write you off in prison. Even your family will write you off and then you are treated with no dignity, no humanity, no self-respect.”