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Federal crimes are those that violate federal laws and statutes, as opposed to state or local laws. These crimes are investigated, prosecuted, and punished by the U.S. federal government and its various agencies such as the FBI, DEA, […]
Precedent Setting Case Regarding Identity Theft Heard Before the Supreme Court On October 20, 2008, the Supreme Court granted to hear the case of Flores-Figueroa vs. the United States to decide a point of law that might yield […]

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Bankruptcy Case Holds Implications for Thousands Injured by Asbestos Poisoning On Friday, December 12, 2008, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Travelers Indemnity Company vs. Bailey et al, a complicated bankruptcy case that was originally […]
Federal Drug Crime Defendants Receive 20 Years Imprisonment On November 4, 2008, the United States District Court sentenced two Modesto, CA residents, Luke Anthony Scarmazzo and Ricardo Ruiz Montes, to two decades in jail on federal drug crime charges for […]

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Federal Criminal Charges for Janet Jackson Super Bowl Case Reaches Supreme Court On November 20, 2008, the United States Solicitor General’s Office filed a motion in a matter familiar to the vast majority of American sports fans. During […]
Federal Felony Drug Charges Filed After Massive Marijuana Trafficking Ring Uncovered A DMV employee and nine others were indicted on charges of marijuana trafficking and corruption. On December 2, 2008, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unsealed an indictment […]