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Can DWI Ever Be Charged as a Federal Crime?

  • February 27, 2021

Most criminal cases are handled under state law. This includes driving while intoxicated. If you are arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, your case will typically be handled by Virginia prosecutors acting under state law. But it is possible to be…

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Miranda Rights

What Are “Miranda Rights”?

  • February 12, 2021

While the typical non-lawyer may not know much about how the criminal justice system works, just about everyone has heard of Miranda rights. It has become a fixture of popular culture, especially police shows where an officer repeats the famous…

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When Assault Becomes A Hate Crime In Virginia

When Assault Becomes a Hate Crime in Virginia

  • January 8, 2021

Assault is ordinarily a misdemeanor in Virginia. But the legislature in the Commonwealth has recognized that assaults motivated by bias are more offensive and therefore they have imposed stiffer penalties for such offenses. According to the Department of Justice, there…

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An Overview Of Embezzlement Charges In Virginia

An Overview of Embezzlement Charges in Virginia

  • November 9, 2020

Embezzlement is a serious criminal offense. As described by Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute, the charge covers the fraudulent taking of money or property by a person to whom it was entrusted. Embezzlement often (but not always) involves allegations…

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