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Criminal prosecutions by the federal government often make people pay more attention to the offense involved. Federal crimes are generally viewed by the public as beings more serious, but that perception is often misleading. The reality is that federal criminal prosecutions most often involve the same offenses as those prosecuted in state courts. The federal government gets involved in these


It is interesting to note that most federal cases never proceed to trial in a courtroom. That’s because roughly 90 percent of federal criminal cases are resolved with a plea bargain.
 
Federal prosecutors like to find resolution via plea bargains when they can. It saves time, money, and other crucial judicial resources that would be better used in other,


Major drug cases in Texas frequently make as illustrated by a recent case in south Texas.
An El Paso man is now facing up to life in prison and fines up to $10 million for possessing illegal drugs
with the intent to distribute them. 112 grams of methamphetamine, 13 grams of marijuana, and 56 grams
of cocaine were found in

America’s prisons are in crisis, including those in Texas.
 
 The 2021 Texas Legislature once again refused to pass a bill that would have brought air conditioning to weltering state prisons. The refusal came after the editorial board of the state’s largest newspaper, the Houston Chronicle, informed lawmakers that the prisons are “torture chambers” without air conditioning.
 
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Justice is an elusive, definition-defying concept—notably because its parameters and underpinnings are subjective, open to individual interpretation.
 
But justice is not open for individual interpretation or receptive to public debate when tainted with the smell of racism, prejudice, or bias. This stench is recognized worldwide and profoundly disturbs all people, regardless of race, language, or origin.
 
Take, for

As of August 11, 2021, 570 people had been arrested in connection with the January 6 insurrectionist takeover and plundering of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Thirty-six of the defendants have pled guilty after reaching “plea deals” with government prosecutors. Twenty-eight have pleaded guilty to misdemeanors, while eight have pleaded guilty to felonies. 
 
The U.S. Justice Department