Defending Federal Immigration Crimes

April 10, 2021 1:51 pm Published by

Most people know the United States government has jurisdiction over the immigration policy. They enforce the immigration laws and the states normally work in cooperation with the federal government. This means when immigration laws are violated on a criminal level,

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What to Expect When Facing Federal Criminal Charges

January 29, 2021 2:50 pm Published by

Most people are not familiar with the process of a federal criminal case filed by the United States Department of Justice. Criminal cases involving federal laws can only be handled in federal courts. Federal crimes involve offenses committed on federal property,

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Defending Federal RICO Act Charges

January 26, 2021 2:54 pm Published by

Organized crime is generally described as a criminal enterprise where members engage in criminal activity for financial gain. Initially, the federal RICO Act was used by government to prosecute mob bosses, but now used more broadly for a variety of

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Defending Federal Conspiracy Charges

January 18, 2021 3:07 pm Published by

Federal prosecutors often file conspiracy charges under 18 U.S.C. § 371 that cover a wide range of alleged criminal conduct. Conspiracy charges are typically difficult to defend and a federal criminal lawyer must thoroughly investigate the prosecutor’s evidence in order

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How To Talk Your Way Into a Federal Indictment

November 30, 2020 2:26 pm Published by

How to Talk Your Way into An Indictment By Speaking With The Government – Lessons From the Federal Cases of Martha Stewart, Michael Flynn, and Others. As a federal criminal defense attorney, it is almost a cliché that the prudent

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Plea Agreements in Federal Criminal Cases

April 7, 2020 1:28 pm Published by

The vast majority of federal criminal cases never make to a trial, rather they are resolved through a plea agreement between the defendant’s criminal defense lawyer and the federal prosecutor. Plea agreements typically involve a defendant pleading guilty in exchange

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Proffer Agreement in a Federal Criminal Case

March 23, 2020 12:55 pm Published by

In some federal criminal cases, it might be in the defendant’s best interest to cooperate with the prosecutor. For example, the evidence against them is so strong that it can’t be reasonably challenged, such as a case where the illegal

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What Is a Federal Target Letter?

February 25, 2020 1:42 pm Published by

If you are involved in a federal criminal investigation, you might be considered a witness, subject or a target. If you receive a target letter from a federal prosecutor or the Department of Justice informing you that you are the

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Strategic Approaches for Staying Out of Federal Prison

October 8, 2019 12:55 pm Published by

At the criminal defense law firm of Eisner Gorin LLP, a large portion of our practice involves federal crimes, rather than California State, investigations, plea negotiations, and trials. There are several aspects of federal criminal law practice similar to State

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