Federal Carjacking Laws

  Carjacking Crimes -- Federal Law The statute for federal carjacking is found at 18 U.S.C.A. § 2119. Under federal law, carjacking is the taking of a motor vehicle that has been transported, shipped, or received in interstate or foreign commerce from the person or presence of another by force and violence or by intimidation, or attempts to do so, commits an offense. The offender must have the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury. . The interstate commerce connection is established by the movement of the vehicle in interstate or foreign commerce. To establish a nexus with interstate commerce it [...]

Obstruction Of A Highway Of Commerce — Louisiana Law

  What is criminal Obstruction of a Highway? The crime Obstruction of a Highway can be either a felony or misdemeanor in the state of Louisiana.  The difference between the two offenses is that human life might be endangered in the felony offense, while there is not threat to human life in the misdemeanor offense.   Felony -- Aggravated Obstruction Of A Highway -- La. R.S. 14:96   Aggravated obstruction of a highway of commerce is the intentional or criminally negligent placing of anything, or performance of any act, on any railway, railroad, navigable waterway, road, highway, thoroughfare, or runway [...]

Information About DMV Hearings — DWI Defense Louisiana

New Orleans DWI DUI Attorney      Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. --  DWI DUI Attorney New Orleans    Information About DMV Hearings By Elizabeth B Carpenter   If you have been arrested for a DWI in New Orleans area, a lawyer can help you with both the criminal side of your case and your DMV hearing, which addresses the suspension of your driving privileges in Louisiana. Your DMV hearing is just as important as your criminal case, and thus it is essential that you work with an attorney on this as well.   A New Orleans DWI Defense Attorney can [...]

Unauthorized Use of a Movable — Louisiana

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- New Orleans Premiere Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.     Unauthorized Use of a Movable Unauthorized use of a movable is the intentional taking or use of a movable which belongs to another, either without the other's consent, or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations, but without any intention to deprive the other of the movable permanently.  The [...]

Simple Arson of a Religious Building — Louisiana

Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans Elizabeth B Carpenter Law -- Attorney New Orleans Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish. LOUISIANA PROPERTY CRIMES, VIOLENCE TO BUILDINGS AND OTHER PROPERTY, ARSON AND USE OF EXPLOSIVES   Simple Arson of a Religious Building -- La RS 14:52.1 A.  Simple arson of a religious building is the intentional damaging, by any explosive substance or by setting fire, of any church, synagogue, mosque, or other building, structure, or place primarily used for religious [...]

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Grounds for Mistrial — Louisiana

Louisiana Trial Attorney New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- New Orleans Criminal Defense   Grounds for Mistrial -- La Code of Criminal Procedure Article 775 A mistrial may be ordered, and in a jury case the jury dismissed, when: (1)  The defendant consents thereto; (2)  The jury is unable to agree upon a verdict; (3)  There is a legal defect in the proceedings which would make any judgment entered upon a verdict reversible as a matter of law; (4)  The court finds that the defendant does not have the mental capacity to proceed; (5)  It is physically impossible [...]

Informers Granted Immunity Under Public Bribery and Corrupt Influencing Articles — Louisiana

Louisiana Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- Serving clients in Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. John, Assumption and Plaquemines Parishes.    Informers Granted Immunity -- 14:121 The offender, under the public bribery, bribery of voters or corrupt influencing articles, who states the facts under oath to the district attorney charged with the prosecution of the offense, and who gives evidence tending to convict any other offender under those articles, may, in the discretion of such district attorney, be granted full immunity from prosecution in respect to the offense reported, except for perjury in [...]

Unauthorized Use of a Wireless Router System; Pornography Involving Juveniles — Louisiana

Louisiana Sex Crime Computer Crime Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- New Orleans Criminal Defense   If you are being accused of a Sex Crime, Computer Crime, Internet Crime, it is imperative that you have a skilled, aggressive attorney by your side.  Contact Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law for a consultation. Unauthorized Use of a Wireless Router System; Pornography Involving Juveniles -- La RS 14:73.8 Unauthorized use of a wireless router system is the accessing or causing to be accessed of any computer, computer system, computer network, or any part thereof via any wireless router system for the purposes of uploading, downloading, or [...]

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