you are busy over the weekdays, all you need over the weekend is to take enough sleep and long rest. You tend to be lazy and do nothing. When your work requires more neurons to study and finish cases, you really set aside weekends for less neurons usage.
However, this is not always the There is a formal announcement case especially when you bumped of the verdict against him. Usually, with an old friend and grilled you conviction comes after a legal trial. with legal questions. And you can’t The process in conviction in say no because she wants to be criminal cases is usually extensive. enlightened with what the law says. After conviction, the person is subject
We talked loads of legal matters to a sentence depending on the in relation to the war on drugs, fake nature of the crime he is convicted news, and continuous trial. One of and the penalty imposed by the the things she asked me, which I also law. Of course, there is that usual want to share in this column, was the pronouncement of the penalty. The difference between “charges” and court gives the convict a certain “conviction.” This is a little bit tricky period to appeal his case. But the because others would use these two said sentence takes effect even while words interchangeably. appeals occur.
When a person is “charged” Remember, once a person is with a crime, a formal allegation charged with an offense he goes to of an offense is made. This formal court where he is either convicted allegation is a statement which is or acquitted. It means that he or she not yet proven. When you charge may be found guilty or not guilty. If someone, you are accusing him of a the case is dismissed, the person is crime. Once charged, the person goes not convicted. However, he is still to court for a full blown trial. considered charged.
On the other hand, when a person This was my discussion with is “convicted,” he has been proven my friend. And I think she really HELLO, or declared guilty of the offense. needs these because my friend is an aspiring lawyer.
Speaking of “aspiring lawyer,” there is one more month to go before the November Bar exams. All Bar takers are now hibernating because the days are numbered when they will unleash their mental and reasoning powers. And according to a theatrical slang: “Break a leg!”
*** ( Atty. Ayin Dream D. Aplasca practices her profession in Iloilo City. She may be reached thru ayindream. email@example.com/ PN)