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10 Ways To Reduce A Federal Prison Sentence

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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Federal Sentencing Explained

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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Domestic Violence And The Second Amendment

Hunter in Tucson had gun rights restored after domestic violence conviction

Most people understand that you lose your civil rights once you become a convicted felon.  These rights include the right to vote (although the U.S. Attorney General recently opined that this should be reconsidered), the right to serve as a juror, and the right to bear arms.   Most people do not know that a misdemeanor…

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