Archive for November, 2016

Criminal Defense Attorney’s of Michigan Fall Conference 2016

The Criminal Defense Attorney’s of Michigan (CDAM) is a nonprofit and Michigan’s largest statewide criminal defense attorney organization. Each year the organization sponsors educational opportunities at a variety of conferences, and this years Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan – Fall Conference, was held November 10th through the 12th  in Traverse City. With both Mike Hills […]

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The Corpus Delecti rule – “The body of a Crime”

Situation: I admitted to a crime, but the officer doesn’t seem to have any other evidence. Can they convict me of my crime? Response: It all depends on the crime you admitted to. The Corpus Delecti rule, latin for “the body of a crime”, is the common law rule in Michigan which originally required proof […]

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