Federal Firearm Offenses

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North Carolina “Felon in Possession of Firearm” Conviction Overturned, Others May be Eligible for Release

August 22, 2012
Last year in United States v. Simmons, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that certain state felony convictions in North Carolina would not trigger federal “felon-in-possession” gun laws. The ruling raised many questions about what would become of those hundreds or potentially thousands of people who had already been convicted and […]

Outlaw Motorcycle Club and Hoodlums Motorcycle Club Raided by FBI in North Georgia

August 16, 2012
Six indictments and two criminal complaints have been returned in a large drug trafficking and firearms conspiracy case in North Georgia.  Several of the people charged appeared in federal court in Gainesville today, and many will have bond hearings later this week or next week. This morning, federal agents raided the clubhouses of two Atlanta-area […]

T.I. could face prison time for violating his federal probation

September 2, 2010
T.I. was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday night on a new drug charge. He will now be forced to head back to Atlanta, Georgia to face a federal judge for violating his probation. Page Pate was interviewed on Atlanta public radio WABE FM 90.1 today about the arrest, and the possible effect on his […]

Georgia criminal lawyers help T.I. get sweet deal in Atlanta federal gun case

March 29, 2009
No surprise, but TI was finally sentenced. And the deal was as sweet as expected. A federal judge in Atlanta sentenced rapper Clifford “T.I.” Harris Jr. to one year and one day in federal prison. The sentence stems from an incident in October 2007 in which T.I. attempted to purchase machine guns and silencers in […]

Rapper T.I. to be released on bond by federal magistrate judge

October 26, 2007
Earlier today, Magistrate Judge Baverman agreed to allow T.I. (Clifford Harris, Jr.) to post bond while facing federal criminal charges in Atlanta. Last week, T.I.’s defense lawyers asked the judge for a multi-million dollar bond with home detention and close supervision. Today, the judge granted the request and set T.I.’s bond at $3 million with […]




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