Debkanya Bhattacharya
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Debkanya is a lawyer turned writer. With an experience of 3 years, she is your go-to source for all things law. She has a soft corner for the US and international section. When the weekend arrives, you'll find her reading up on politics, Austen, or travel blogs over a cup of coffee.

Malice Aforethought- How Do Your Wrong Intentions Affect The Law?

Have you ever doubted someone‚Äôs intentions? Well, so has the court. In the world of law, there’s a concept called “malice aforethought.” Sounds complex, right? But let’s break it down in simple words. When we commit a crime, the court…

What Happens After An Indictment? Trial Or Plea

What happens after an indictment? Most of us often wonder about the nook and cranny of the federal legal system. Our curious minds wonder about what murder charges can lead to. Sometimes, we even wonder about the more complex parts…

Supreme Court Requested To Block Illinois Weapons Ban

An Illinois-based firearms retailer and a group of members from a national gun rights organization, approached the U.S. Supreme Court. On Wednesday, they approached the Court for a second time. Their goal was to challenge a Democratic-supported state prohibition on…

Vermont Man Charged, Shooting Students Of Palestinian Descent

Earlier, a man who was accused of injuring and shooting three college students pleaded not guilty. The victims are of Palestinian heritage. The fatal injuries happened in Burlington of Vermont.  This incident took place during the weekend. However, now he…

Boycott Campaigns Over Gaza War Affecting Western Fast Food Brands

Recent pictures from an evening in the city of Cairo show workers cleaning empty tables at a McDonald’s outlet. Other outlets of Western fast-food companies in Egypt show a similar picture.   All these restaurant chains seem to face a hugely…

All About A Federal Search Warrant, Its Requirements And Your Rights

We all hold quite an interest in the workings of the criminal law system in the United States. One such important part of it is a federal search warrant. A search warrant can make or break a case. Without it,…

US Court Deems Maryland’s Handgun Licensure Law Unconstitutional

A U.S. Court of appeals has declared that the licensing requirements for Maryland statesmen wishing to purchase handguns are unconstitutional. This decision came on Tuesday. During the verdict, the judge cited a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court. This…

A State-wise Guide On How Long Does A Felony Stay On Your Record

We understand how fearful one may feel about a felony charge being on their record. The effects of it can indeed be damaging. Therefore, we ask the same question time and again. How long does a felony stay on your…

All There Is To The Types Of Crime In The USA!

The phone rings. You: Hello? Stranger: Hello, we are calling from the FBI. We need your password to retrieve your accounts and get them up and running. You get suspicious and decide to trace this call. Moreover, it comes from…

Jury Convicts Man For Attacking Pelosi’s Husband With A Hammer

A US federal jury has on Thursday declared conviction of a right wing (possibly) conspiracy theorist. He had apparently carried out a hammer attack on the victim. Prosecutors said that the victim is the husband of a former Speaker of…