When you are charged with a crime, it can be tempting to delete information connected with the crime, make up new stories and create evidence for those stories, or change the information available to make yourself look better to a jury or judge. Yet, if you are considering doing any of this in your case, think again. Falsifying court records is a separate crime that can increase your penalties and lead to a "guilty" verdict.
Imagine hearing about a brutal rape, who comes to mind when you think about who did it? If you are like most people, it seems you thought about a man with a beard. There is now scientific evidence that supports the claim that people in Prince George's County believe that men with beards are more likely to be guilty of some kind of sexual assault than beardless men.
The image of a psychopath strikes fear into the hearts of many people in Rockville. The idea that someone would do whatever he or she wants, regardless of who gets hurt, is indeed frightening, but there is some question as to whether psychopaths can be held totally responsible for their actions. After a recent article documented psychopathic tendencies in children as young as three, it calls into question whether a psychopath's actions can truly be helped.