Phillips Law Legal Blog

What is the discovery process?

Most criminal trials in Louisiana involve a process called "discovery." This process allows the court to learn more about the case and gather important context. Typically, this involves witnesses, specialists and character witnesses testifying in court. What could the...

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What is a speedy trial?

Louisiana citizens who are charged with a crime have various rights. One of the most important is their Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial by an impartial jury. However, what exactly is a speedy trial, and is it really in your best interest to ask for one? What...

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