There is an old saying in the law: You can indict a ham sandwich. That's how easy it is for the US Attorney to indict someone for a federal crime. The grand jury meets in secrecy behind closed doors with only the prosecutor and his witnesses. Defense attorneys are not allowed in the grand jury room so government witnesses are never subjected to rigorous cross-examination. The grand jury never hears testimony from a single defense witness. Now you can understand how a ham sandwich can be indicted in federal court
The facts of the case and the skill level of your criminal defense attorney will determine whether or not the case can be beat in federal court. If you suspect you may be indicted for a federal crime, you will need to retain and experienced federal criminal defense attorney to defend your freedom. Call federal defense attorney Robert J. Shane for a free phone consultation at (612) 339-1024 or visit his website for more information on federal crimes at www.criminallawyerminnesota.com.