In a jaw-dropping scandal that recently took the nation by storm, dozens of wealthy parents were charged with cheating and lying to get their children into top-tier schools. The federal investigation - dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues" - is the most far-reaching college admissions prosecution in national history.
There's a saying: "He who rises high, falls far." And for rapper Tekashi69, the fall looks to be very far indeed.
Last Wednesday, a jury found former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of eight federal charges involving bank fraud and tax evasion. Yet jurors were unable to reach a consensus on the remaining ten counts, leading the judge to declare a mistrial on those charges.
Last week, the Justice Department announced the creation of more than 300 Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) positions nationwide. It's the most significant expansion in decades.
Can an article from 2015 be just as relevant today as it was two years ago?
A two-month investigation by the York Police Department into a teenage boy was kept quiet by officials because of a public safety concern. According to the York police chief, once the teen was arrested, they did not believe there was "any other danger to the community."
In North Carolina and all other states, federal law prohibits some people from possessing, transporting, shipping or receiving explosives, firearms or ammunition. The possession of a firearm may be constructive or actual.
If you are facing federal criminal charges, you may wonder what options you have. Because the federal criminal process is different from local and state criminal processes, it's important to have representation by an attorney experienced in defending clients against federal charges. Below, you will find out how the federal criminal process works.
A North Carolina man has received five months in jail for possessing an illegal plant. No, he was not convicted on charges of marijuana possession; in fact, the man was facing federal crimes for poaching ginseng out of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 46-year-old man was accused of possessing more than 80 roots of American ginseng that he had dug out of the national park. The federal charges stem from the fact that the crimes occurred on federal land.