My Thoughts on BLM

As events have unfolded over the last couple of weeks I have watched and tried to process it all. I watched the senseless killing of a...

What is a “speedy trial”?

Under the Hawai’i Rules of Penal Procedure and the Constitution you have the right to have your case heard in a timely fashion. Hawai’i...

How does bail work?

When you are charged with a crime, usually there is a bail amount set. If you do not post bail, you will typically remain in custody at...

What is a "Deferral"?

A "Deferral" is a Deferred Acceptance of Guilty or No Contest plea, also known as a DAG or DANC plea. It is a special type of plea which...