Kiele Linroth Pace's answer Frankly, he could be charged with the murdering the Tooth Fairy. Any of us could. Ultimately, the question is whether the prosecution can prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt.
The fact that someone else confessed may help the defense, but not always. Some crimes can be simultaneously committed by multiple people.
Gary Kollin's answer Actually, the dual sovereign principal which is before the Supreme Court this year for review allows the federal government to both prosecute and sentence. Under your scenario all three, both states and the federal government, could prosecute and separately sentence.
Often the feds chose not to prosecute and instead the state solely prosecutes
Timothy Denison's answer You need to have an attorney look into this ASAP. There are many obstacles that must be satisfied, plus additional ones if you were in jail, to foreclose in property. If you were not notified, you may have a claim.
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer There may be implications from both a criminal and child protection standpoint. I'd certainly recommend that your mother contact an attorney who is familiar with both criminal and family law matters.
If so, the Feds won't pick him and take him to federal court until that case is resolved .
When he goes to federal court he will be appointed counsel. There is a procedure in federal court called removal. He could decide if he wishes to waive an identity hearing and he wouldthen be scheduled to be taken to Florida
Stephen Aarons' answer Sadly federal and state prosecutors may both charge without violating the Double Jeopardy Clause and they can charge without catching your husband in possession. It is reasonable to infer that the firearm did not fly onto your roof by itself.
Thomas C Gallagher's answer A misdemeanor domestic assault conviction causes a federal law gun rights disability under current law. The Minnesota Disorderly Conduct statute (609.72) includes three different provisions. One of those is "engages in brawling or fighting." I am aware of cases where police have used a disorderly conduct conviction to deny firearm purchase permits where it was unclear which of the three provisions were the basis for the conviction, and where the initial but dismissed charge had been domestic...
Wais Azami's answer The general rule is that if you are not on probation or parol, an officer will need a search warrant or your consent or an exigent circumstance must exist for the search. The rule of thumb for you or anyone being searched is to never consent. This way, if the cops did violate your rights, you didn't give them a free pass by simply consenting. If anything is found during an illegal search where you did not consent, an attorney will be able to at least have a fighting chance. Treat searches...
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