How a Computer Algorithm Could Send You to Prison

TULSA, Oklahoma. More judges across the country are using a proprietary computer algorithm to determine how long convicted individuals should go to jail. According to EPIC.org, the algorithm claims to be able to predict future violent or criminal behavior. It runs a risk assessment on an individual and helps judges in sentencing and in setting [...]

By |2017-10-27T21:23:49+00:00October 27th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments

Some Misdemeanor Offenders Aren’t Granted Access to Lawyers

TULSA, Oklahoma. Thanks to the Supreme Court ruling of Gideon v. Wainwright, all defendants under the sixth amendment of the U.S. Constitution are guaranteed the right to receive representation by a lawyer. Before Gideon, according to PBS, Florida courts claimed that only individuals facing the death penalty were entitled to a lawyer. The Supreme Court [...]

By |2017-10-13T20:44:00+00:00October 13th, 2017|criminal defense attorney|0 Comments