U.S. v. Gilbert

In a habeas corpus case challenging petitioner's conviction for production of child pornography and related offenses, the district court's denial of the 28 U.S.C. section 2255 petition as time barred is…
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People v. Johnson

In a post-trial motion that for disclosure of jurors' identifying information, the trial court's denial of the motion without a hearing is reversed were, in deciding whether to hold a hearing on a motion…
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People v. Dealba

Conviction of assault with a deadly weapon and spousal battery, with a prior serious conviction finding, is affirmed over challenges to the sufficiency of the evidence where one vehicle striking another…
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In re K.P.

In an action by a mother challenging the juvenile court's termination of her parental rights to her children, alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. section 1901 et seq.,…
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Sjurset v. Button

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action, arising after Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) officials, with the help of defendant police officers, took plaintiff's children into protective custody without…
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People v. Lexington Nat. Ins. Corp.

In a surety's appeal of an order of forfeiture on a $20,000 bail bond when a defendant failed to appear at a hearing in his criminal case, the trial court's forfeiture order is reversed where the bond…
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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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