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.
LARGE SCALE DRUG CONSPIRACY
MURDER OF FEDERAL WITNESS/INTIMIDATION
POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
SECURITIES FRAUD – Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offenses.
GIVING AND RECEIVING BRIBES TO A PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR FEDERAL WITNESS
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
INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREATS (HOBBSACT)
PROHIBITION OF ILLEGAL GAMBLINGENTERPRISE
TAX CRIMES – Income tax evasion, Willful fail to file tax rerun