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  • Crimes on Indian Reservations - Crimes on Indian Reservations Law Resources - LawInfo
    are investigated by the FBI They carry the same penalties as federal law Major crimes are Murder Manslaughter Kidnapping Maiming Rape Incest Felony assault Molestation of a minor Felony child abuse or neglect Arson Burglary Robbery Citizenship is determined by either an Indian living on tribal land or a non Indian resident of a state Jurisdiction Particulars In major crime cases jurisdiction involving an Indian perpetrator and an Indian victim or an Indian perpetrator and a non Indian victim can be prosecuted in both federal and tribal courts All other crimes are heard in tribal courts State courts generally hear cases involving a non Indian perpetrator and a non Indian victim It is possible that an Indian defendant charged with the same major crime by the federal and tribal governments can be prosecuted in federal and tribal courts In such cases the United States Supreme Court has ruled that double jeopardy does not exist For crimes committed in Indian country by Indians or against Indians state jurisdiction is determined by the federal Public Law 280 Adopted by Congress in 1953 the law gave jurisdiction over criminal offenses involving Indians to specific states and allowed other states to do likewise if they so chose and tribal consent was not required nor were tribes consulted in adopting the law States affected by Public Law 280 Alaska except for the Metlakatla Indian Community on Annette Islands California all Indian country Minnesota except Red Lake Reservation Nebraska all Indian country Oregon except Warm Springs Reservation and Wisconsin all Indian country Before Public Law 280 was adopted states had little to do with criminal justice on Indian lands Share this information Search LawInfo s Crimes on Indian Reservations Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Crimes on Indian Reservations Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more

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  • Crimes within the Maritime Jurisdiction - Crimes within the Maritime Jurisdiction Law Resources - LawInfo
    the United States Aircraft belonging to the United States its citizens or corporations while flying over the maritime jurisdiction waters United States space vehicles in flight Places outside the jurisdiction of any nation with respect to an offense by or against a United States national Foreign vessels that depart from or arrive in the United States with respect to an offense committed by or against a United States national Offenses committed by or against a United States national The premises of United States diplomatic consular military or other United States Government missions or entities in foreign states The residences and their lands in foreign states irrespective of ownership that are used for United States missions and entities and their assigned personnel Maritime Jurisdiction Crimes Two types of criminal acts are codified in maritime law Crimes that can occur on land and crimes specific to the maritime industry such as piracy which is an international crime with international jurisdiction Piracy is defined as any criminal act of violence detention or plunder committed for private ends by the crews the passengers of a private ship or aircraft that is directed on the high seas against another ship aircraft or against persons or property on board a ship or aircraft Also maritime industry specific are Smuggling of exotic plants and animals Unauthorized entry to a vessel or aircraft Drug trafficking Illegal carrying of weapons and artillery Tax evasion Sailing or fishing in unauthorized areas Discharging pollutants in ocean waters Human trafficking stowaways The United States Code covers these crimes on seagoing vessels and aircraft flying over waters Assault in its various forms Murder Manslaughter either voluntary or involuntary Kidnapping Maiming Robbery Burglary Share this information Search LawInfo s Crimes within the Maritime Jurisdiction Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Crimes within the Maritime

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  • Criminal Mortgage Loan Fraud - Criminal Mortgage Loan Fraud Law Resources - LawInfo
    find Criminal Mortgage Loan Fraud Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Still have questions Contact experienced Criminal Mortgage Loan Fraud Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Criminal Law Federal Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Antitrust Medicare Fraud Obstruction of Justice Criminal Mortgage Loan Fraud Videos Mortgage Loan Fraud Mortgage Loan Fraud Violent Felony Mortgage Loan Fraud Predatory Lending Advertisements Find An Attorney By Practice Area By Location By Name Resources Hot Legal Issues Legal Forms Legal Library Law Videos Consumer Blog Forums For Attorneys Legal Marketing LawInfo About Us Jobs Partners Contact Us Authors Español Legal Copyright Notice Privacy Policy Terms Conditions Disclaimer Connect with us Google Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn 5901 Priestly Dr Ste

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  • Criminal Stock Broker Fraud - Criminal Stock Broker Fraud Law Resources - LawInfo
    a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Still have questions Contact experienced Criminal Stock Broker Fraud Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Criminal Law Federal Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Antitrust Medicare Fraud Obstruction of Justice Criminal Stock Broker Fraud Videos Stock Fraud Stock Fraud Stock Fraud Unsuitability Stockbroker Fraud Unauthorized Trades Stockbroker Fraud Failure to Place an Order Stock Fraud Misrepresentation Violent Felony Stock Fraud Over Concentration Advertisements Find An Attorney By Practice Area By Location By Name Resources Hot Legal Issues Legal Forms Legal Library Law Videos Consumer Blog Forums For Attorneys Legal Marketing LawInfo About Us Jobs Partners Contact Us Authors Español Legal Copyright Notice Privacy Policy Terms Conditions Disclaimer Connect with us Google Facebook

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  • Destruction of Aircraft or Motor Vehicles Used in Interstate or Foreign Commerce - Destruction of Aircraft or Motor Vehicles Used in Interstate or Foreign Commerce Law Resources - LawInfo
    Federal Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Antitrust Medicare Fraud Obstruction of Justice Destruction of Aircraft or Motor Vehicles Used in Interstate or Foreign Commerce Videos Violent Felony Advertisements Find An Attorney By Practice Area By Location By Name Resources Hot Legal Issues Legal Forms Legal Library Law Videos Consumer Blog Forums For

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  • Domestic Security - Domestic Security Law Resources - LawInfo
    domestic terrorist attacks reduce the damage caused by natural disasters and terrorist attacks and to create a national defense strategy and guidelines for teams responding to chemical biological radiological and nuclear attack Major Titles of Homeland Security Law The Department of Homeland Security conducts missions in compliance with United States Code which are the laws that are enforced by the federal government and its regulatory agencies Homeland Security law contains 17 titles or major areas of law and each title is sectionalized Among the key areas of law under the Department of Homeland Security s purview are Alien detention Aviation security Border surveillance and security Cargo security Cyber security Emergency preparedness and response Information security Infrastructure protection Port and waterway security Protecting property owned or occupied by the federal government Science and technology Transportation security The borders and transportation systems in United States territories overseas are also Homeland Security s responsibility Powers of Homeland Security Officers To perform its official duties Department of Homeland Security s officers and agents are authorized certain powers namely Carrying firearms Conducting investigation of offenses committed against federal property Enforcing federal laws Making arrests without a warrant when an offense is committed in an officer s presence Serving federal warrants and subpoenas Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection This division in the Department of Homeland Security collects and analyzes intelligence from other federal intelligence and investigative agencies that is relevant to domestic security It also oversees the protection of the nation s Banking and finance Food markets Health and sanitation Water systems The department of Homeland Security is also responsible for guarding electrical and nuclear facilities gas and oil pipelines transportation chemical and defense industries postal and shipping systems and national monuments and icons Share this information Search LawInfo s Domestic Security Resources Still have questions

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  • Election Fraud - Election Fraud Law Resources - LawInfo
    voting Illegal Voter Registration Persons qualified to vote because they are of legal age U S citizens and do not have any felony convictions must register to vote so the vote can be counted Illegal registration occurs when a person Is paid to register to vote or paid to vote Falsely claims U S citizenship Provides a false voter name address or period of residence Places fictitious names on voter registration rolls Improperly Counting Ballots Ballot counting fraud can occur in multiple ways including voters casting more than one ballot or impersonating legitimate voters Malfeasance or wrongdoing by an official for example an election official acting under the color of law is illegal The color of law means that an official commits an act claiming the authority to do so when the official in reality has no such right to do so Such acts include Diluting valid ballots with invalid votes also called ballot box stuffing Counting certain ballots more than once Counting ballots that are materially defective Tabulating votes falsely Preventing the votes of valid voter registrations from having any effect Also illegal under federal law is stationing troops or armed men at any polling place Federal Jurisdiction over Election Faurd To charge anyone for federal election fraud the federal government must have jurisdiction which is the legal authority to bring charges and hear cases For example a federal charge can be brought against a perpetrator who intimidates a voter in a state election if that voter is a federal employee The federal government also achieves jurisdiction in elections under these circumstances A federal candidate s name in is on the ballot In connection with voter registration intimidation or fraud The misuse or trespass of a computer system used in the election conducted under the color of law In

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  • Espionage - Espionage Law Resources - LawInfo
    diplomatic reports technical publications and even newspapers and broadcasts Espionage Act of 1917 Espionage law in the United States officially began with the Espionage Act of 1917 adopted shortly after the United States entered World War I Since then it has been amended numerous times and is codified the criminal law sections of the U S Code Espionage and Related Crimes Today espionage and its related crimes take several forms including Computer espionage Conspiracy to commit espionage Disclosing intelligence officers agents informants or sources Harboring or concealing persons Gathering transmitting or losing defense information Gathering and delivering defense information to aid foreign governments Photographing and sketching defense installations or national defense documents Publication and sale of photographs of defense installations Violating regulations of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Tampering with atomic energy restricted data Unauthorized disclosure of classified information Treason In certain cases espionage can elevate to treason when the circumstances are judged acts of war against the United States or giving comfort to the enemy The United States Constitution specifically imposes the death penalty for traitors Punishments for Spying Severe prison terms including life and fines are allowed under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines although federal judges have wide discretion in determining sentences and the amount of fines In addition to time in prison the law requires those convicted of espionage to forfeit any property or proceeds acquired directly or indirectly from spying to the United States government irrespective of provisions in state laws Share this information Search LawInfo s Espionage Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Espionage Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Criminal Law Federal Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Antitrust Medicare Fraud Obstruction of Justice Espionage

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