State Prison

This is a list of U.S. State prisons (2010) (not including federal prisons or county jails in the United States or prisons in U.S. territories):Map of the U.S. states
Posts about State Prison
  • $95 or 10 Years in Prison? Medicaid Fraud Post

    … A basic first aid and CPR course from the American Red Cross costs just $95 and a few hours of time. Instead of making sure his personal care workers were properly trained in CPR, Dwaine and Dynetta Woods decided to save a few bucks by simply forging CPR cards. That stunt earned Dwaine Woods a lengthy year sentence in a Louisiana state prison…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
  • How Texas Drug Laws Compare

    … crimes to fund their drug usage. However, users, sellers, importers and growers of marijuana are breaking the law in Texas and some of these people have been known to engage in crimes related to the use or sale of drugs. For this reason, Texas has stiff penalties for marijuana users and sellers, though these penalties may not be as severe…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 25 readers -
  • Embezzlement: Texas Laws, Definitions, and Defenses

    … is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by: Theft of $50 to $499 is a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by: Up to 180 days in county jail A fine of up to $2000 Theft of $500 to $1,499 is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by: Up to one year in county jail A fine of up to $4000 Theft of $1500 to $19,999 is a state jail felony, punishable by: Up to two years…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 26 readers -
  • How You Can Sue the State for a Personal Injury

    …. It also outlines that all cases must be handled by the Court of Claims. Claims Allowed Against the State Government The Illinois Court of Claims allows a variety of cases to be heard. These include numerous lawsuits against the state, including cases for unjustly served time in state prison, for breach of a government contract, for review of state…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • 3 Types of Fraud and How They Are Pursued in Texas

    … 3 Types of Fraud and How They Are Pursued in Texas Posted by Matthew Sharp under Fraud July 13, 2016 3 Fraud Crimes in Texas Being accused of committing fraud in Texas is a very serious matter. These kinds of charges can lead to your arrest and you may have to undergo a trial as a result. The fact is that Texas courts and law enforcement take…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 22 readers -
  • What Are the Harshest Legal Punishments in Texas?

    … include the death penalty. Each punishment category applies to corresponding offenses. Misdemeanors Misdemeanors are among the least severe criminal acts in the state of Texas. They are more serious than a parking ticket but not severe enough to be punished with a prison sentence. They range from petty offenses to burglary or simple assault. Some…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 40 readers -