Blog Posts in January, 2013

  • Federal Felonies, Misdemeanors and More: Why are the Feds knocking at my door?

    I received a couple of emails asking if the federal system only deals with felonies and why do the Feds prosecute a case instead of the State. Well, the first question is easy. Federal crimes are grouped into four classifications: Felonies; Misdemeanors; Infractions; and Petty offenses. Within these four classifications, offenses are further organized into classes designated by letter, depending ...
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  • Federal Sentencing: A Second Bite of the Apple

    I love the law. Everyday lawyers across the country research issues that their clients are facing. Each day we learn something new. Maybe it's a new case that comes out changing the way we look at a particular fact scenario. Maybe it's a change in the law, or maybe it's something that we have never heard of before. That's why I love the law – because it's always changing; the law is a living, ...
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