Closing Arguments

John Razumich

Welcome to Closing Arguments, a show dedicated to exploring court cases and offering insights into the ever-changing landscape of criminal law.

Featuring John Razumich, Attorney at Razumich & Associates, P.C., each episode will highlight a new law-related topic to help provide education or guidance when navigating the complex world of criminal law. With over a decade of experience in criminal law throughout the state of Indiana, John is no stranger to a courtroom and is ready to fight for all his clients.

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A conviction has been reached in court, but what happens next? In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, John and Ryan explore this question and the various strategies at a defendant's disposal to continue the fight. Within this conversation, they explore three key themes that can take place following convictions: The Appeal Process, Post Conviction Relief, and Sentence Modification. Each of these avenues contains its own complexities, but each can be a viable solution for someone convicted in court if they meet particular standards. Just when you think it's over, it may not be! Timecodes: 0:06 - Welcome to the show and overview on the topic 2:34 - Walkthrough on the appeal process and how someone can start it 7:26 - How a case can get to the Supreme Court level 12:51 - What happens when an appeal is successful 17:10 - Overview on post conviction relief and where it enters the picture 20:27 - How many times can PCR be filed in a given case? 25:25 - What happens when PCR is successful for a defendant 28:48 - Everything that goes into sentence modification 40:10 - Which process that John finds to be the most successful 46:31 - How you can get in touch with Razumich & Associates 48:33 - Closing remarks

Oct 25

49 min 19 sec

In the second installment of Closing Arguments, John and Ryan explore the various facets of the Miranda Warnings, as well as how they have impacted a police officer's interact with civilians overall. Listen as John outlines the monumental court ruling in Miranda vs. Arizona and why the Supreme Court's decision was handed down. Despite their decision receiving some backlash or fallout, their ruling remains intact today and it's something most people are familiar with. Additionally, John outlines how this ruling has altered police interactions altogether. We'll explore the various situations in which the Miranda Warnings are required and how you should interact with a police officer based on various circumstances. Sit back, relax, and enjoy another insightful conversation surrounding concept you thought you knew! Timecodes: 0:08 - Welcome to the show and overview on the topic of the day 2:30 - Overview on the Miranda Warnings 4:33 - The birth of the Miranda Warnings and the monumental court case of Miranda vs. Arizona 8:14 - How this case unfolded at the Supreme Court level 10:40 - The fallout of the Supreme Court's ruling and what it meant for criminal law moving forward 15:00 - Legal developments that came after the Supreme Court's ruling 25:00 - Whatever happened to Ernesto Miranda after the court ruling? 27:49 - The involuntary and voluntary interactions with police 30:00 - Overview on the custodial interrogation process 35:20 - The questions you should ask yourself when interacting with the police 44:20 - Don't break the law 49:00 - Closing remarks Connect with John Razumich: (Website) (Facebook) (YouTube) (LinkedIn)

Aug 20

50 min 5 sec

In the inaugural episode of Closing Arguments, we introduce you to John Razumich, Attorney at Razumich & Associates, P.C., who serves as an expert in criminal law and a public defender across the state of Indiana. After serving the greater Indiana area for over a decade, John brings a wealth of experience to the table. After describing some of his personal and professional life experiences, John highlights the landscape surrounding fast and speedy trails. Not only has the definition of a fast and speedy trial evolved since its establishment, but there have been landmark court cases to help define this process. Additionally, John will explore the idea of forfeitures and the misconceptions surrounding this topic. So sit back, relax, and we thank you for joining us on our inaugural episode! Timecodes: 0:07 - Welcome to the show and introducing John Razumich 2:13 - Background information on John and his law background in Indiana 5:04 - The reputation that Razumich & Associates receives across Indiana 6:39 - The hot topic of a fast and speedy trial 12:26 - Where the OJ Simpson case fell in the realm of fast and speedy trials 14:20 - The four-part balancing test applied to fast and speedy trials 24:00 - The Speedy Trial Act of 1974 and how it's applied to cases today 29:00 - How fast and speedy trials work throughout the state of Indiana 34:50 - An independent constitutional analysis and the Barker Test 42:15 - The case of Tyson Timbs and its impact on forfeitures 55:40 - But wait! There's more! 1:02:00 - Closing remarks Connect with John Razumich: (Website) (Facebook) (YouTube) (LinkedIn)

Jul 9

1 hr 3 min