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Can a Federal Sentence Be Reduced?

Can a Federal Sentence Be Reduced?

There are many differences between state and federal crimes, such as the types of offenses which are involved, how and where prosecution occurs, and perhaps most importantly for defendants, the length of the prison sentences resulting from the conviction. In many...
Common Types of Criminal Offenses in Philadelphia

Common Types of Criminal Offenses in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the largest cities in the United States. Like many other big cities, there are some crimes that are more common than others. If you were arrested in Philadelphia, it is important to know that whether you are accused of committing a misdemeanor...
Difference Between Rape and Sexual Assault in Pennsylvania

Difference Between Rape and Sexual Assault in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, there are some differences between rape and sexual assault that a defendant should understand to deal with their case effectively. There are also different types of rape and sexual assault that a person could be charged with. However, rape and sexual...
Can Workplace Sexual Harassment Become a Criminal Offense in Philly?

Can Workplace Sexual Harassment Become a Criminal Offense in Philly?

Workplace sexual harassment is typically handled as a violation of civil law. However, there are some circumstances that could turn this type of harassment into a criminal case too. Pennsylvania has severe and strict penalties for sexual offenses that can lead to an...
Can You Expunge a Federal Crime?

Can You Expunge a Federal Crime?

A criminal record can interfere with virtually every aspect of your daily life. In some instances, former offenders can seal their records or seek “expungement” to have the record erased. In this article, our Philadelphia federal crime defense lawyers will...
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