The Supreme Court recently held that a guilty plea does not bar a federal criminal defendant from challenging the constitutionality of the statute of conviction on direct appeal. In Class v. United States, No. 16-424, _U.S._, 2018 WL 987347 (February…
The Eighth Circuit in United States v. Parker, 2017 WL 400282 (8th Cir. 2017) held that conduct that occurred after the offense of conviction and after the trial does not constitute obstruction of justice.
Bender, a defendant, was charged with cons…
A defendant in a federal credit card fraud case facing imprisonment receives a probationary sentence following Ms. Lefeber’s arguments for leniency based upon his unique family circumstances and his family’s dependence upon him.