In criminal law, a suspect has the right to request a lawyer. Everyone who watches any of the CSI shows would know that. But, what happens when the request for lawyer is not clear? In Demesme v. State of Louisiana, the suspect was being interrogated. At some point, he said, “. . . so
The matter has been litigated for a month. Criminal defense lawyers and others would gather and watch the motion for new trial filed in the case of Kathleen Pierce. She was convicted of embezzlement last January. But, her lawyer challenged the District Attorney’s unheard of warrant served during the trial. The DA believed that Ms.