Federal resources are limited. As much as we think the feds are omnipotent and have surplus manpower, they have limits. So, we see shifts in the types of crimes that land in federal court....more
Alejandro Salinas Garcia, 31, and Cesar Sierro-Pineda, 34, are to spend life in prison following sentencing in separate cases, both filed in federal court. Garcia was convicted of conspiracy to traffic cocaine, having...more
The FBI reports that in 2011, law enforcement made 12,408,899 arrests in the U.S., of which the highest number, 1,531,251, were for drug abuse violations. Florida State Law proscribes harsh penalties for drug possession and...more
In our first "Short Wins" of the new year, the Eighth Circuit reverses a district court's order restricting a person in BOP custody from communicating with folks on the outside, the Ninth Circuit reverses on a career offender...more
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