What is the Double Jeopardy Clause in the Fifth Amendment?

You’ve likely heard of the Double Jeopardy clause on television and in movies but there are different ways in which this clause can apply to a criminal case and how it can be used to protect someone who is facing a charge. Most of us understand…

What is the Castle Doctrine and How Can it be Used to Beat a Criminal Case?

The Castle Doctrine is a bill in the state of North Carolina that is similar to the Stand Your Ground Law in Florida. Under the Castle Doctrine bill, “a person may use defensive force to protect against the unlawful and forcible entry into…