There are several ways in which a suspect can be informed that an investigation is pending against him for suspected violation of the Narcotics Act (BtMG).

The term “public defender” is often used in criminal proceedings.

Many people ask themselves this question after receiving a letter from the police and being summoned as a witness.

Since pre-trial detention represents an extremely serious encroachment on the rights of the accused and is therefore linked to enormous conditions (when do I come into pre-trial detention?),

In media is often the term "pre-trial detention" or colloquially "U-Haft" to hear. But what is the meaning and purpose of such pre-trial detention and what are the prerequisites for this?

In practice, there are cases in which the lawyer advocates an acquittal and will apply for it in his plea. However, there are cases where the goal of criminal defense is the lowest possible or moderate condemnation.

Not only the operators of face fines and imprisonment. The customers of the file-sharing platform should not weigh in security either.

Be it on the radio, in the newspaper or on TV. Again and again one hears in convictions of the so-called "juvenile criminal law". But what exactly is the difference between juvenile justice and the "normal criminal law"?

The provision of § 31 BtMG opens up the possibility for the court, at its own discretion, to mitigate the penalty or even to refrain from punishment altogether if the perpetrator

Already at the first glance at the provision of § 29a BtMG, the reader is struck by the much higher sentence compared to § 29 BtMG: