The work of defending an accused individual's rights often involves fighting to keep evidence out of court or fighting to include evidence that the prosecution wants excluded. Innocent people may face years of prison time if the prosecution isn't effectively challenged.
New charges could be brought against six Missouri residents who are accused of assaulting a man during a robbery on July 24. According to reports, the 82-year-old man died on Aug. 14.
Any criminal charge is serious and can be frightening to face. Perhaps one of the most frightening charges to face, however, is murder. Violent crimes in general carry the risk of strict and serious consequences, and in some cases, a murder conviction can result in a permanent loss of freedom or even a loss of life.
A Missouri man was arrested for an incident outside of St. Louis that involved a gun and threats to his ex-girlfriend. According to reports, the man was out on bail at the time of the incident for a previous armed robbery charge. Bail in the assault case is currently set at $75,000 cash.