Whyte v. Lynch

Petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision ordering petitioner's removal on the grounds that his Connecticut offense was categorically a crime of violence and thus was necessarily…
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US v. Doe

In a habeas corpus case, the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. section 2255 motion is vacated and remanded where: 1) defendant's case is not moot because success would shorten his supervised…
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US v. Analetto

Conviction for knowingly participating in the use of extortionate means to collect or attempt to collect an extension of credit, under 18 U.S.C. section 894, is affirmed over defendant's challenges that:…
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Mays v. Clark

In a habeas corpus action challenging petitioner's conviction for first-degree murder, the district court's denial of the petition is affirmed where: 1) the California Court of Appeal's determination that…
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Richey v. Dahne

In a prisoner civil rights action, the court denied defendant's motion to revoke plaintiff's in forma pauperis (IFP) status and held that the Prison Litigation Reform Act, 28 U.S.C. section 1915(g), does…
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US v. Litvak

Conviction for securities fraud, fraud against the United States, and making false statements is reversed and remanded for a new trial where: 1) there was insufficient evidence for a rational jury to conclude…
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Local News and Events

Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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Oct 27, 2017
Given that Georgia’s drug crimes are high and its tolerance for drug possession is low, it’s safe to assume that anyone facing drug charges might end up in prison. However, there are multiple factors to…
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Sep 29, 2017
While many fathers hope to be involved in their children’s lives, some continue to assume that they have limited legal rights to do so. In reality, fathers have the right to become custodial parents, to…
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Aug 25, 2017
As a highly contested topic in criminal law, search and seizure, or “stop and search,” relates to encounters between citizens and law enforcement. At any point, if the stop or the search is carried out…
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