What to do When Faced with Federal Criminal Charges

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Criminal Defense | Comments Off

What to do When Faced with Federal Criminal Charges

Developments in technology have certainly made communication easier for businesses, but technology has also caused a spike in federal crime ranging from computer crimes or hacking to cyber terrorism. U.S. Federal Criminal Justice System The federal criminal system is in many ways like the state system, but it has some important differences that could impact the outcome of a case. One key difference is the United States Attorney’s office, responsible for the prosecution of federal criminal charges, has...

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Understanding Criminal Theft Charges in Missouri

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Criminal Defense | Comments Off

Understanding Criminal Theft Charges in Missouri

High rates of unemployment, foreclosures and delays in financial relief from the government have created a heightened sense of desperation and an increase in crime levels nationwide. If you are facing theft charges, it is important to understand the law. Defining Theft Under Missouri Law A person commits theft under Missouri law by obtaining the property or services of another, with the intent to deprive the owner, without consent, or by deceit or coercion. In other words, you commit theft by taking something...

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Megabus Crashes in Illinois Raise Questions

Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | Comments Off

Megabus Crashes in Illinois Raise Questions

On August 3, 2012 a Megabus carrier coach struck a bridge abutment on Interstate 55 near Litchfield, Illinois, killing one passenger and injuring dozens.  The Illinois State Police have attributed the cause of the accident to a blown left front tire that was apparently bald. On Wednesday, August 8, another Megabus caught fire along Interstate 85 near Georgia.  No one was injured, but the fire raises renewed concerns about the safety of Megabus and the operation of their buses. Finally, a 76 year old woman was...

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