Oberheiden, P.C. Blog

The DEA is Targeting Oral Surgeons for “Black Bagging” and Other Registration-Related Offenses

Categories: Government Investigations

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and its Diversion Control Division in particular, is aggressively targeting oral surgeons who prescribe and dispense antibiotics, pain medications, and other controlled substances as part of their surgical practice. While the DEA’s Diversion Control Division is targeting all types of Controlled Substances Act (CSA) violations, it is particularly emphasizing investigation…

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Fighting Extradition from the United States to Foreign Nations

Categories: Extradition

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Countries around the world use extradition treaties with the United States to prosecute individuals suspected of offenses ranging from political crimes to murder and terrorism. The U.S. currently extradites both citizens and non-citizens to more than 100 countries spanning the globe, relying on various bilateral treaties dating back as far as 1872 as well as…

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Fighting Extradition from a Foreign Nation for Prosecution in the United States

Categories: Extradition

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Under U.S. federal law, most criminal offenses carry severe penalties including substantial fines and long-term imprisonment. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) places particular emphasis on prosecuting crimes involving illegal drugs, government and consumer fraud, physical and sexual violence, offenses against children, and offenses against the United States; and, in all cases federal prosecutors aggressively…

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Pre-Trial Motions in Federal Criminal Cases

Categories: Trial Preparation

Let Oberheiden, P.C. Handle Your Federal Criminal Trial After your preliminary hearing, you will remain in contact with your attorney, as your attorney prepares for the upcoming trial. Your attorney may tell you they’ve filed motions that have either been denied or granted. You may wonder: what are these motions, how do they work, and…

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