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Committing a crime on an aircraft

When you are on a plane and a crime is committed, it is a fairly unique situation. When you are up in the air, there is a very limited amount of control. Therefore, even very small incidents will be treated extremely seriously in order to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Leaving California with legal weed could mean federal charges

California was the first state to create a medical marijuana program, and now they've joined the growing number of states who allow adults to purchase, grow and use marijuana for recreational purposes. There is likely to be an increase in tourists visiting California, at least in part, to enjoy legalized marijuana. However, if you try to take that marijuana home with you, it could cause serious legal issues.

Common types of securities fraud

Like many other criminal offenses, securities fraud is a very serious charge. Typically, securities fraud occurs when an individual says something that is not true about a stock or a company that causes investors to react. While this is a general description of securities fraud, it actually comes in several forms. There are various federal laws in place that regulate securities, which means that violating these laws or committing securities fraud often results in federal charges.

Make a solid plan for handling your federal criminal case

Facing federal criminal charges is a very serious matter. You have to make a plan for how you will handle your defense. As unpleasant as it might be, you also need to think about what you will do if you are convicted or even if you are planning to take a plea deal.

Parole terms should be taken care of

Being placed on parole is something that many people see as a positive event. Instead of being stuck in prison, you are able to get out and learn how to live in society again. This gives you a chance to prove that you aren't going to go right back to your former criminal life.

Are penalties for hacking serious?

Hacking is a computer crime that is against federal law. The Department of Justice has many different statutes that address this and other computer-related crimes. The specific statutes about hacking are in 18 U.S. Code Section 1030, which covers information about computer fraud and all related acts.

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