Levels of Homicide Cases in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, illustrates the numerous degrees of homicide in North Carolina. In North Carolina, there are varying degrees in terms of homicide cases such as: First Degree or Capital Murder Second Degree Murder Involuntary Manslaughter Voluntary Manslaughter Vehicular Manslaughter The main difference to be aware of is the difference between manslaughter
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Consequences for Hit-and-Run Offenses in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the various types of consequences for hit and run offenses in North Carolina. Under North Carolina law, a driver can be charged with a hit-and-run if they are involved in a motor vehicle accident along with any of the following criteria: Failing to stop at the scene of
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Innocence Inquiry Commission Establishes Innocence Of 2 Men

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The North Carolina justice system has made national news again, but it is hard to say how the story affects the system’s credibility. On the plus side is the Superior Court’s ruling that two long-time prisoners are, in fact, innocent. On the minus side is the fact that they were convicted in the first place.
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38 Years And Counting: Womble’s Case Will Go to 3-Judge Panel

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According to its website, the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission has received 1,661 claims since its inception in 2007. As of January 2014, the commission has conducted hearings on just six of those claims, and only four of those resulted in exonerations. That number may change soon. Willie Womble has been in prison for 38
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