It is Who You Know: Enterprise Corruption Charges

The law can sometimes be complicated and obscure to most people, especially those who find themselves charged with serious crimes and facing serious time if convicted. In few other instances is this confusion felt more than when a person is charged with the crime of...

The Injustice of a Wrongful Conviction

A documentary on a man currently serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of a woman has led to about half a million petitions for the man’s release based on the belief that he is innocent of the crime. Perhaps part of what makes this particular story so...

Presenting Factors in Your Favor to Reduce Sentencing

Presenting Factors in Your Favor to Reduce Sentencing   After a defendant is convicted of a crime, his sentence is often still not cast in stone. Unless the court has made a sentencing commitment as part of a plea bargain, the defendant’s sentence could...

The Sale of Firearms Under Federal Law

The Sale of Firearms Under Federal Law   According to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) statistics, there were sixteen active shooter incidents per year in the United States between the years 2009 and 2012. These have included fatal shootings in movie...

The Effect of Time on a Sexual Assault Accusation

The recent charging of a prominent celebrity for sexual assault in Pennsylvania stemming from an incident that was claimed to have occurred in 2004 has raised questions regarding the statute of limitations for such a crime, not only in Pennsylvania, but around the...