How to appeal a conviction

A person who is found guilty in a criminal or liable for damages in a civil case may have the right to appeal a judge or jury’s decision. Generally speaking, an individual will have 10 days to appeal a criminal conviction and 30 days to appeal a decision in a...

Identifying prejudice

There are so many elements that go into a criminal trial in Portland that one might easily question how it can be claimed that a fair trial is possible. An old saying exists that posits that justice is blind, implying that it should only be influenced by what is...