Month: March 2012

Federal Probation Revocation Hearings

An interesting case out of the Fourth Circuit was brought to my attention by this post by the Federal Criminal Appeals Blog entitled “Just Because It’s A Supervised Release Hearing Doesn’t Mean There Are No Rules.” As the title suggests, federal probation revocation hearings are far less formal than a criminal trial. In fact, the …

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Good Advise for those Entering Federal Prison

In an article posted Thursday by former Missouri state senator Jeff Smith, a set of tips for entering federal prison were laid out. The article was written to former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojavich on his impending report to federal prison. These tips are seem very remedial to those that have been inside federal prison, they …

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