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

    … as the consequences for using “harder” drugs like methamphetamine and heroin. Possession In Texas, possession of up to two ounces of marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by: Up to 180 days in county jail or 180 days of probation A fine of up to $2,000 Mandatory drug testing and drug education For most marijuana users, two ounces of the drug is a large…

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

    … Texas Embezzlement Laws Financial crimes in Texas are a unique category of illegal offenses. While many actions are criminalized because they threaten the public safely or physically endanger other people, financial crimes are violations that threaten the economic security of others. Financial crimes can occur in a variety of settings, from…

    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 -
  • What’s the Difference Between Battery and Assault?

    … also occur if the person committing the assault has previously been convicted of an assault crime. This is punishable by: Two to 10 years in state prison A fine of up to $10,000 In the most serious cases, assault charges can be upgraded to serious felony status. An assault which causes seriously bodily injury to another person or an assault which…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 22 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?

    … What Are the Harshest Legal Punishments in Texas? Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law, Criminal Sentencing February 3, 2016 Toughest Legal Punishments in Texas Texas is well-known throughout the country for taking a tough stance on crime and punishment. The Lone Star State has a well-deserved reputation for enacting severe consequences…

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