At The Sanders Firm, P.C., we believe it is important for those who may be involved in criminal proceedings to understand criminal law, including possible defenses, offenses that are considered criminal, and the manner in which the system works.
In the United States, each of us are protected by the United States Constitution from unfair practices by the government and its officers that in some way put us in jeopardy with the law. We are protected by numerous amendments, including the Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth Amendments as well as other provisions, sections, and clauses.
In essence, each citizen of the United States is afforded the right to due process and equal protection of the laws. In order to conduct searches, law enforcement must have probable cause. If one is found guilty, they are also protected from excessive fines and cruel and unusual punishment.