Richmond's Trial Lawyer Podcast


Not All Confessions Are Created Equally

“I didn’t do it.” Minutes after the polygraph exam, the polygrapher—in no uncertain terms—says: “You did not pass the test. There is no doubt you did [the crime you’re suspected of].” You continue to deny any wrongdoing. But the polygrapher keeps insisting they know the truth and that your version of what happened is a […]

Not Guilty Is Not A Victory—It’s A Relief

“Mr. Foreperson, has the jury agreed upon a verdict?” “We have.” “Will the Defendant please rise?” “We, the jury, find John Smith not guilty.” After a not guilty verdict is read, I’ve seen tears, I’ve seen anger, but I’ve never seen victory nor have I ever felt it. Because once you’re charged in this country, […]