The difference between federal crime and state crime is largely determined by jurisdiction. Jurisdiction determines the kinds of cases that either federal courts or state courts are authorized to hear. Federal Court and State Court There are both state courtsContinue reading Federal Crime v. State Crime
Understanding Federal Crime v. State Crime
There are so many various incidents that fall under the word of “crime.” But when it comes to how it is legally tried, there are two distinct courts in the US – federal courts and state courts. Below we outlineContinue reading Understanding Federal Crime v. State Crime
What Does “Indictment” Mean?
You’ve probably heard the word “indictment” on the news or in court shows. But what exactly does it mean? And what does it mean for a person that has been indicted? “Indictment” An indictment is a formal accusation of aContinue reading What Does “Indictment” Mean?