Federal Crimes

The Federal Court criminal justice system is highly specialized and operates differently than state courts. If you have been charged with a federal offense, it is important that you retain an attorney that practices Federal Criminal Defense regularly. Barton Morris is an active member of the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of Michigan Chapter and has been practicing in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan regularly since 2000. His experience includes successful defense in large scale criminal investigations and lengthy jury trials. Here is a summary of the types of Federal cases that he is most experienced in.

IMMIGRATION/BOARDER CROSSING/ALIEN SMUGGLING

LARGE SCALE DRUG CONSPIRACY

MURDER OF FEDERAL WITNESS/INTIMIDATION

MORTGAGE FRAUD

POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

SECURITIES FRAUD – Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offenses.

GIVING AND RECEIVING BRIBES TO A PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR FEDERAL WITNESS

COUNTERFEITING

FORGERY

SMUGGLED GOODS

ESCAPE

ARSON

COMPUTER CRIMES – Unauthorized Computer Access, Computer Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft, Cyber Stalking, Intellectual Property Crimes

KIDNAPPING AND HOSTAGE TAKING

MAIL, BANK AND WIRE FRAUD

OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

PERJURY

MAIL THEFT

INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREATS (HOBBSACT)

PROHIBITION OF ILLEGAL GAMBLINGENTERPRISE

MONEY LAUNDRING

BANK ROBBERY

TAX CRIMES – Income tax evasion, Willful fail to file tax rerun