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Is there a statute of limitations on the FEDERAL felon in possession

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Is there a statute of limitations on the FEDERAL felon in possession of firearm charge? Son in State (NM) prison for the samee charge worried about being charged by feds upon release by state prison.
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(1) Yes, there is. The federal statute of limitations is 3 years from the date of the offense.

(2) It is very rare for the feds to prosecute a person for the same crime once they have been either convicted or acquitted of the same crime in state court. While it is constitutionally permissible DOJ guidelines restrict it to very compelling cases and it requires approval by the DOJ in Washington, D.C. This is called the Petite policy based upon a 1960 U.S. Supreme Court case called Petite v. United States.

In short, it is very, very unlikely that he will be prosecuted for that type of charge when he has already been sentenced to state prison for the same crime.
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