Federal

  • Roberts v. DHS – A pro se challenge to the Global Entry Program

    … Below is a 2011 DC federal case wherein a plaintiff unsuccessfully tried to challenge his Global Entry membership denial. It provides a good overview of the legal frameworks potentially available for challenge, and their limits. It also is a good indicator of the large amount of discretion given to DHS/CBP in administration of the Global Entry…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 12 readers -
  • Roberts v. DHS – A pro se challenge to the Global Entry Program

    … Below is a 2011 DC federal case wherein a plaintiff unsuccessfully tried to challenge his Global Entry membership denial. It provides a good overview of the legal frameworks potentially available for challenge, and their limits. It also is a good indicator of the large amount of discretion given to DHS/CBP in administration of the Global Entry…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 11 readers -
  • When Does My Drug Crime Become a Federal Case?

    … or county court. However, if certain conditions are met, Martin could be tried on federal charges. Federal Drug Charges The federal government most often investigates and prosecutes drug crimes which are large in scale or which are related to organized crime. While the federal government has the power and authority to investigate and prosecute…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 26 readers -
  • What Is a Federal Crime?

    … There are many other types of federal crimes but these represent some of the ones that are most frequently prosecuted in federal courts. Some of the crimes listed here are also crimes at the state level. Typically, the facts of the crime will determine if it is prosecuted federally or at the state level. For example, driving a car full of cocaine…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 23 readers -