Criminal lawyers generally work for people who are accused of felonies such as murder, assault, family violence, embezzlement, etc. Public defender – Government lawyer who provides free legal defense services to a poor person accused of a crime. The proper administration of justice requires that clients are able to communicate freely and frankly with their lawyer, without fear of disclosing any information relevant to the legal advice they are seeking. It is well understood that, in the absence of the privilege, legal proceedings may be delayed or even miscarried as lawyers may not be able to properly represent their client, or bring relevant matters to the attention of the court. Ensuring candour and honesty in such communications is important, because we live in a complex society and our laws and legal system are at times very complicated. It is in society’s interest that people (including corporations) seek legal advice about their affairs and in seeking advice feel free to disclose all relevant facts. The complexity of these laws is coupled with increasing reliance on self regulation by the community, for example the self assessment system of taxation. Indictment – A written accusation, presented by a grand jury, which charges a person with a crime. Any person wishing to qualify as a solicitor must obtain a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Hong Kong, the City University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong or another recognized tertiary institution under Common Law jurisdiction (or pass the Common Professional Examination of England and Wales (CPE) for non-law graduates), and must obtain a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws. You are also required to satisfactorily complete a period of two years employment as a trainee solicitor in order to be eligible for admission to practice in Hong Kong. For you to say People who are here illegally do not have access to federal and state welfare programs” is flat out wrong. It is insanely wrong. You speak falsely when you say, government programs are not available to people who are not legal immigrants.” Illegal Aliens are supposed to be barred from welfare benefits by law. But Obama instructed his administration to ignore those laws. Today, illegal aliens are twice as likely to receive welfare as American citizens. 63% of illegal aliens in America receive welfare right now. Case law: Published court decisions which establish legal precedents, binding lower courts. A lawyer appointed by the President in each judicial district to prosecute and defend cases for the federal government. The U.S. Attorney employs a staff of Assistant U.S. Attorneys who appear as the government’s attorneys in individual cases.