Monthly Archives: December 2020
When does a sex crime become federal?
If you’ve ever heard people talk about being charged with federal crimes, it may seem as though it is more or less severe depending on whether it is brought under state or federal law. While many times severity is a factor, this is not always what distinguishes a local state crime from something brought… Read More »
Should You Ever Take a Proffer Deal?
In certain situations, police and prosecutors may need information or even testimony from an accused offender. If that individual wishes to share what they know about a crime, they may be able to reduce their punishment by obtaining a better plea deal. However, these types of deals are not always a good idea and… Read More »
The 5 Most Common Federal Crimes for Everyday Citizens
When most everyday folks think about federal crimes, they tend to think of the high-profile white-collar crimes, typically committed by wealthy and elite millionaires. But the truth is, the cast majority of people serving time in federal prisons are not there on high-profile cases. Instead, they are often ordinary citizens who got caught up… Read More »