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Stephen Gustitis is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a highly rated defense attorney with over 25 years experience.

Use Stories to Create a Great Opening Statement in Court

This video explains why you should use stories to create a great opening statement in court. Since the opening statement is your first opportunity to tell the jury about your case, use stories to help them process and remember the evidence. In this video, defense attorney Stephen Gustitis describes why using stories is the best [...]

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How to Use Jury Selection Questions to Defend Criminal Charges

This video explains how to use jury selection questions to identify biased jurors during the jury selection process when defending criminal charges. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about jury selection questions and tips and the best criminal defense lawyers in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this video, criminal lawyer Stephen Gustitis describes how to use crafted [...]

By | June 5th, 2019|Courtroom Trial Practice|Comments Off on How to Use Jury Selection Questions to Defend Criminal Charges

What is the Secret Ingredient for a Great Cross Examination?

This video explains the secret ingredient for preparing a great cross examination. It avoids cross examination techniques, rather the video explains how deep creative thought is the key to developing a great cross examination in court. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about cross examination and the best criminal defense attorney in Bryan-College Station, TX. In [...]

By | May 7th, 2019|Courtroom Trial Practice|0 Comments

Grand Jury Testimony – Should the Defendant Testify?

This video explains grand jury testimony and the pros & cons of defendant testimony to the grand jury in their own defense. The video further considers the grand jury process and a grand jury hearing. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about grand jury testimony and the best criminal lawyers in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this [...]

Pros & Cons of a Pretrial Diversion Program in Criminal Cases

This video explains the pros and cons of a pretrial diversion program, sometimes known as pretrial intervention. It considers how pretrial diversion works in criminal cases, its advantages and disadvantages. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about a pretrial diversion program and the best criminal defense attorneys in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this video, criminal attorney [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|Courtroom Trial Practice|0 Comments

What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus?

What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus? This video explains habeas corpus and provides examples of pre-trial and post-conviction writs. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about the writ of habeas corpus, the meaning of habeas corpus, and the best criminal defense lawyer in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this video, criminal defense lawyer Stephen Gustitis answers [...]

By | April 17th, 2019|Constitutional Rights|0 Comments

How to Use Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals to Defend Forensics

This video describes the Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals scientific and legal challenges to forensics in criminal court. It's the 2nd video in our series on utilizing science and law to defend against forensic evidence. In this video, College Station criminal defense attorney Stephen Gustitis explains how to use the scientific and legal principles of [...]

By | April 10th, 2019|Courtroom Trial Practice, Forensic Evidence|0 Comments

Forensic Evidence – Intersection of Science and Law

This video describes forensic evidence as the intersection of science and law. It begins a new series on using science and law to defend against forensic evidence in court. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about forensic evidence and how to defend against forensics when charged with a crime in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this video, [...]

By | April 3rd, 2019|Forensic Evidence|0 Comments

How to Withdraw a Guilty Plea

This video explains a criminal appeal and how to withdraw a guilty or no contest plea using a motion for new trial or writ of habeas corpus. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about criminal appeal, how to withdraw a guilty plea after sentencing, and the best criminal defense attorneys in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this [...]

By | March 27th, 2019|Courtroom Trial Practice, Criminal Appeals|0 Comments

Actual Authority vs Apparent Authority to Consent to Police Searches

This video explains actual authority vs apparent authority regarding a consent search in criminal law and how the police use a person's consent to avoid the 4th Amendment probable cause search requirement. Visit https://www.gustitislaw.com for more information about actual authority vs apparent authority and criminal defense lawyers in Bryan-College Station, TX. In this video, criminal [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Constitutional Rights|0 Comments
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