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What Is a Federal Crime?

A federal crime simply means a crime that the United States is prosecuting versus the particular jurisdiction you might live, like a county or a state. A federal crime involves federal charges, federal prosecutor, federal judge, and has a whole different rule of evidence and a whole different rule of procedure. There is the Federal Rules of Evidence and the Florida Evidence Code, as well as, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure.