What is Federal Bribery?

Federal Bribery is a charge that is brought against individuals who offer or attempt to offer gifts, money ...
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What is Medicare Fraud?

Medicare Fraud is a type of healthcare fraud that occurs when someone knowingly deceives Medicare to receive payment ...
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Can I Get in Trouble for Purchasing a Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Card?

The short answer is yes, you can get in trouble for purchasing a fake COVID-19 vaccination card under ...
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What is PPP Loan Fraud?

PPP Loan Fraud involves submission of false or fraudulent information to the Small Business Administration in an effort ...
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What is Safety Valve in Federal Criminal Cases?

Safety Valve is a provision codified in 18 U.S.C. 3553(f), that applies to non-violent, cooperative defendants with minimal ...
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What is Spousal Privilege in Criminal Cases?

Spousal Privilege in Criminal Cases, frequently called marital privilege, protects communications between spouses. Similarly, spousal privilege also applies ...
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What Is 404(b) Evidence And When Is It Admissible?

404(b) evidence is evidence of prior bad acts that the prosecution can introduce in their case-in-chief. Under Federal ...
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How Can Someone be Liable in a Civil Case but Not Guilty in a Criminal Case?

One of the biggest mysteries that we all want to know, but are afraid to ask: How Can ...
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What Should I do if There is a Warrant for My Arrest?

Finding out that there is a warrant out for arrest can be frightening and shocking. But lucky for ...
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What is the Difference Between State and Federal Criminal Cases?

There is a large difference between state and federal criminal cases. What do you think of when you ...
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Wells Notice

What is a Wells Notice?

You’ve received a Wells Notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)… now what?! Before panicking and jumping ...
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What Happens After a Person Gets Arrested?

Arrests are very common and generally after a person gets arrested there is a set procedure that happens ...
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Will I Receive Grand Jury Immunity For Testimony?

Grand Jury immunity is sometimes conferred to individuals that testify before the Grand Jury. Whether Grand Jury immunity ...
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What Are Criminal Defense Discovery Obligations?

Typically, when you think of discovery on criminal cases, it is the discovery by the Government or the ...
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What Bail Conditions Can Be Set in New York?

In 2020, New York introduced bail reform, which eliminated cash bail in approximately 90% of all cases pending ...
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What is a Federal Detention Hearing?

Detention hearings are evidentiary hearings that are conducted by Magistrate Judges or District Court Judges to determine if ...
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