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Felonies

Lea en español Felony Defined As a general rule, felony offenses are those which carry a potential prison term of more than one year. A felony is a wrong against society and the state, not just a single individual. A prosecutor or district attorney brings all legal action related to felony prosecutions. Conviction of a […]

What is the ”Three Strikes” law?

The federal ”Three Strikes” provision, codified at 18 U.S.C. § 3559(c), “provides a vehicle to take the most dangerous offenders out of the community and keep them out,” according to a summary from the Justice Department. Under the Three Strikes provision, a federal defendant receives a mandatory life sentence if convicted of a ”serious violent […]