U.S. v. McLaurin (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0834, 50 pp.) (Traxler, J.) No. 13-4138, Aug. 22, 2014; USDC at Charlotte, N.C. (Conrad, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: In this prosecution of defendants Deangelo McLaurin and Nicholas Lowery for planning to rob a ...Read More »
State v. Pressley (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0808, 11 pp.) (Mark Davis, J.) Appealed from Rowan County Superior Court (W. Erwin Spainhour, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Although G.S. § 14-208.9A sets out a schedule of deadlines for sex offenders to verify ...Read More »
State v. Miranda (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0807, 21 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) Appealed from Johnston County Superior Court (Thomas Lock, J.) N.C. App. Holding: A trafficking-by-manufacturing indictment does not need to specify the exact manner in which the defendant ...Read More »
Criminal Practice – Wildlife Laws – Black Bear – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Federal Lands – Interstate Commerce
United States v. Parker (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-04-0795, 80 pp.) (Martin Reidinger, J.) 2:13-cr-00015; W.D.N.C. Holding: Despite the complicated history of the U.S. government’s acquisition of the federal lands at issue, the government has authority to enforce federal and state ...
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