Monthly Archives: January 2015

A frequently overlooked consequence of federal criminal charges is civil forfeiture. In fact, a person does not even need to be charged with federal crimes in order to find his or her property subject to seizure by state or federal … Continue reading

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Recently a San Francisco plainclothes police officer was found guilty of federal criminal charges after it came to light that he illegally searched the rooms of suspected drug users and then falsified police reports afterwards. The charges stem from an … Continue reading

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It is a fact that most of the criminal cases in the United States (over 90 percent, according to some estimates) are resolved through a plea agreement, an agreement between the prosecution and the defendant wherein the defendant typically acknowledges … Continue reading

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A man previously considered a threat to the nation and a radical eco-terrorist was released on Thursday, January 8, after the FBI admitted it had withheld thousands of pages of evidence. The man had served about nine years in custody … Continue reading

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