Aug 08/25/2021

Gun Violence & Straw Purchasing

2021-08-27T14:33:41+00:00August 25, 2021|Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes, Federal Crimes Defense, Gun Rights, Minnesota Law News, Violent Crimes|

Minneapolis is seeing a rapid increase in violent crimes involving firearms.  For example, 553 people were injured or killed by gunfire in Minneapolis in 2020, the most in 15 years.  Where are these guns coming from?  One method is through a scheme called "straw purchasing."  Straw purchasing is when a customer purchases a gun on [...]

Aug 08/24/2015

Charged with a Federal Crime?

2015-08-24T13:47:22+00:00August 24, 2015|Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes|

Charged with a Federal Crime? If you have been charged with a federal crime, you may be asking yourself, “Do I need a lawyer?” For a number of reasons, the answer is “YES.” Federal cases are handled very differently than state cases. First, and foremost, federal charges are more severe, and carry much stiffer penalties than [...]