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Month: December 2020

Six Potentially Successful Defenses to Child Pornography Charges

- Posted on 12/29/20

Child pornography charges are among the most serious state or federal charges that anyone can face.  The federal child pornography statute, 18 U.S.C. 2252 carries a maximum punishment of up to 20 years in prison, and, in many cases, a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison.  These harsh sentences are frequently applied even if the


Suppressing or Excluding Evidence Obtained by Wiretap

- Posted on 12/29/20

At a time of increased government surveillance, prosecutors at both the state and federal levels are making ever greater use of evidence obtained from wiretapping.  Wiretaps, electronically intercepted communications, used to be reserved for the most dangerous organized crime groups like the Italian Mafia or international drug cartels or arms traffickers.  More recently, evidence from


Six Potential Issues with Federal Criminal Cases

- Posted on 12/01/20

If you face federal charges, you need to be in the hands of the best Washington DC federal criminal attorney available. An experienced federal criminal attorney is able to take decisive actions to help you avoid the charges against you rather than face the possibility of conviction in a federal courtroom. By making sure you


What Distinguishes Federal Criminal Cases from State Prosecutions?

- Posted on 12/01/20

Criminal cases in federal and state courts are both governed by the United States Constitution. However, there are substantial differences between the litigation of federal criminal cases and state-level cases. Federal criminal cases such as securities and investment fraud and cases pertaining to white collar crime require a thorough understanding of the distinct differences in