Key Components of Federal Felony and State Felony Charges While some criminal offenses are classified as misdemeanors, others are classified as felonies. A person can also be charged with either state or federal felonies, which have some distinct differences. If you end up facing either a federal felony indictment or state felony charges, you should… Read More
Four Reasons Why You can Appeal a Federal Criminal Case
In many situations, courts hand down decisions knowing that they fail to address a person’s needs or rights. While some people might be left with options after receiving their sentence, other people identify grounds on which to appeal the decision to a higher court. While a number of people ultimately decide to appeal their sentence,… Read More
What is a Parallel Construction Investigation?
A recent report issued by Human Rights Watch states that the federal government has begun using secret evidence to mount criminal cases. The technique for evidence collection is called “parallel construction” and involves federal law enforcement hiding classified or sensitive methods from a court of law due to the construction of parallel chains of construction…. Read More
Why Am I Being Charged With Federal Hate Crimes?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that there are many groups that are susceptible to hate crimes including African Americans, people with disabilities, homosexuals, and Jews. There have been over 7,800 federal hate crimes reported since 2008. These crimes impact not just individuals but also their property in the forms of vandalism and other types… Read More