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- When Government Corruption is Not Criminal – Kelly v. United States
The George Washington Bridge (GWB) is the busiest motor-vehicle bridge in the world. For four days in September of 2013, vehicle lanes entering the GWB from Fort Lee New Jersey were shut down causing the town’s streets to come to a standstill. The traffic in Fort Lee rivaled that of 9/11 when the GWB was The post When Government Corruption is Not Criminal – Kelly v. United States appeared first on Eisner Gorin LLP.
- What Should I Do If I’m Under a Federal Criminal Investigation?
Before anyone is indicted for a federal crime, a criminal investigation is the first stage in the criminal justice process in a federal court. If a credible alleged offense is reported to a federal law enforcement agency, then the government will launch an investigation. The initial report could come from a witness, victim, or another The post What Should I Do If I’m Under a Federal Criminal Investigation? appeared first on Eisner Gorin LLP.
- Plea Agreements in Federal Criminal Cases
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 for a getting some federal charges dropped, a reduced charge, or for a recommendation for The post Plea Agreements in Federal Criminal Cases appeared first on Eisner Gorin LLP.
- Proffer Agreement in a Federal Criminal Case
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 conduct was recorded by undercover federal law enforcement agents. Another example of when cooperation could The post Proffer Agreement in a Federal Criminal Case appeared first on Eisner Gorin LLP.
- What Is a Federal Target Letter?
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 actual target of a grand jury investigation, then you need to understand it means they The post What Is a Federal Target Letter? appeared first on Eisner Gorin LLP.
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