Month: June 2019

Small Acts, Big Trouble: The Meaning of a Federal Conspiracy Charge

By Lee Koch | June 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Small Acts, Big Trouble: The Meaning of a Federal Conspiracy Charge

You gave your buddy a little money and now you are under arrest. Or you worked for a company and the CEO got into big trouble…and now you’re in big trouble too. What’s happening here? What’s happening is you’re being accused of criminal conspiracy, and depending on what the other person did you could be…

Types of Immunity in a Federal Criminal Case

By Lee Koch | June 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Types of Immunity in a Federal Criminal Case

If you watch a lot of crime television you’ve probably heard more than one fictional arrestee say, “I want immunity” to investigators. When they do, the audience understands he’s not going to be prosecuted, and that he’ll probably enter the witness protection program. But there is more than one type of immunity, and not all…