Category Archives: Criminal Defense

During a federal criminal trial, prosecutors have to prove a number of elements in their case. One of those elements is the legal concept of ‘mens rea’ or criminal intent. This is true in most cases, although there are certain … Continue reading

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Earlier this month, a young woman was filmed licking a tub of ice cream in a Lufkin, Texas Walmart before returning it to the freezer. Law enforcement officials were notified, and the girl has now been identified as a 17-year-old … Continue reading

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If you have been charged with a federal crime such as healthcare fraud or money laundering, you will need to understand how the Federal Sentencing Guidelines work. These guidelines are just that – they are guidelines to help judges decide … Continue reading

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Not everyone convicted of a crime in Illinois is found guilty and sentenced to jail or prison. Depending on a person’s criminal record and the nature of their offense, there is a chance for some to be sentenced to what … Continue reading

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