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Blog: Criminal Defense


  • How To Ask For A Lawyer: Revisited

    The importance of knowing the right words to inform the police that you want a lawyer before answering any questions was once again shown by a recent case decided by the Indiana Supreme Court. Unless you ask for a lawyer using the proper words, the officer may ignore your request and keep asking questions to try to get you to incriminate yourself.

  • Appeal Win on Prosecutor Misconduct Grounds

    Steven Knecht won a reversal on appeal of a dealing in marijuana conviction based on the prosecutor’s misconduct of using the defendant’s silence after the defendant had been read his Miranda rights against him in the jury trial.

  • Repudiated Statement = No Conviction

    In Indiana, a conviction may not be based upon a recanted out of court statement unless there is substantial independent evidence of probative value from which the jury could infer the repudiated statement is credible.

  • Conviction without drugs?

    Steven Knecht discusses how a drug conviction can happen even without physical evidence.