U.S. v. Stephens (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0813, 46 pp.) (Shedd, J.) No. 12-4625, Aug. 19, 2014; USDC at Baltimore, Md. (Bredar, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: In a 2-1 panel decision, the 4th Circuit says the exclusionary rule does not apply ...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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In re Bullock (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-16-0779, 10 pp.) (Ann Marie Calabria, J.) Appealed from Granville County Superior Court (Robert Hobgood, J.) N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: Even though the trial court found that respondent choked a nurse when the evidence ...
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State v. Simpson (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0768, 14 pp.) (Rick Elmore, J.) Appealed from Wilkes County Superior Court (R. Stuart Albright, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Where the state alleged that a registered sex offender violated G.S. § 14-208.18(a) by being ...
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