a person who specializes in the practice of criminal law.
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How to use criminal lawyer in a sentence
Applicants are vetted by a panel of experienced criminal lawyers before the state certifies them, according to the state’s defense agency, the Committee for Public Counsel Services.Lawyers Who Were Ineligible to Handle Serious Criminal Charges Were Given Thousands of These Cases Anyway | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 23, 2021 | ProPublica
It tells the story a British barrister, a criminal lawyer, in mid-life crisis.
"They have ruined our street," says Francesco Maresca, a criminal lawyer whose studio is a few doors down.
Sadly, every criminal lawyer in the country knows the system is unfair—and most of them go along with it unquestioningly.
If I had not been a criminal lawyer, I would have been a reporter or journalist of some type.
All at once Emily remembered that she had often divined a more emotional and mystical side to the criminal lawyer.The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Emily asked herself if this was Shagarach's destiny, to continue as a criminal lawyer.The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
What every criminal lawyer must unconditionally know is the dialect of those people he has most to deal with.Criminal Psychology | Hans Gross
As a rule, in selecting an attorney, one is employed who is known as a good criminal lawyer.Disputed Handwriting | Jerome B. Lavay
Rieger reports on a case parallel to Lindau's criminal lawyer.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology | C. G. Jung