Federal Prison Tucson Arizona

If you are being sentenced in federal court, the judge will determine the recommended sentencing range under the United States Sentencing Guidelines.  Even after this is done, and assuming there is no mandatory minimum sentence requirement, there are still a number of ways to get a sentence below the recommended range.  A federal criminal defense…

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Statute in front of highest federal court, where sentencing goes by federal statutes and the US sentencing guidelines and is much different than sentencing in Arizona state courts

Criminal defendants don’t always have a good defense.  In these cases, and even in some cases where there is a viable defense, defendants often decide to enter into a plea agreement with the government in order to get a better sentence than they would if they went to trial and lost.  In federal court, especially,…

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