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  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain
    Felon in Possession of a Firearm Receives 84 Months, Above Plea Bargain

    Federal Court is a tough environment for a criminal defendant. The government has unlimited resources. The government has multiple agencies doing the work for the U.S. Attorney in that district. The ...

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  • Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)
    Court Allowed Sentence Enhancements Related to U.S.S.G. 2D1.1(b)(15)(a)

    U.S. Attorneys have four things that a defendant usually does not have: time, money, power and resources. Those are the only four things you need in this world to control the outcome. I have watched ...

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  • Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court
    Offense Conduct Can be Determined by Sentencing Court

    Federal Criminal cases are sometimes the most document intense of all criminal cases. In most cases, the United States has a trial notebook prepared the day a person is indicted in Federal Court. The ...

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  • Recent Federal Cases of Interst Related to Post-Conviction Relief
    Recent Federal Cases of Interst Related to Post-Conviction Relief

    The Seventh Circuit held, as a matter of first impression, that mental incompetence could satisfy the standard for tolling the AEDPA one-year limitations period. Davis v. Humphreys, 747 F.3d 497, 498 ...

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    Disclaimer

    The information contained in this Website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. No recipients of content from this site, ...

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  • Important 2018 Federal Criminal Issues
    Important 2018 Federal Criminal Issues

    The Supreme Court will decided several important issues related to federal criminal cases this term. Look for decisions by June 30, 2018. Self-Incrimination . The court will answer whether the Fifth ...

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