Is Pleading Insanity Considered to be a Get Out of Jail Free Card?

What happens if you’re considering pleading insanity in the midst of your criminal case? How does one do this? You…

A Defendant’s Mental State at the Time of a Crime

In many cases, a defendant’s mental state at the time of the crime is considered when a case makes it…

What is Compassionate Release in California?

According to California Law, compassionate release exists to allow someone an early release from county jail or prison, primarily for…

Firearms and Mental Illness

The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives the people the right to purchase and possess firearms. However, depending on…