It's a good week for violent crime in the federal circuits - a robbery case from the First Circuit and an assault in Indian country winding up in the Ninth Circuit. And both resulted in a defendant-friendly remand. Go federal...more
Erica Hall was an office assistant at an OB/GYN office in Coral Springs, Florida. The job may not have paid well, because Ms. Hall was trying to make some extra cash on the side by selling patient information to some folks...more
Only one win last week - on a technical issue of what counts as a crime of violence, statutory rape, and sentencing law. Pity....more
It's a good week in the federal circuits for folks accused of a crime.
Instead of the all-too-common diet of sentencing remands, there are some nice wins on our rights against unreasonable searches and seizures and...more
Michael Roussel used to be a Captain in the New Orleans Police Department. As you might expect, he was convicted of bribery....more