Tag Archives: cocaine

Feds let Durham woman keep house (access required)

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office has agreed to dismiss a civil forfeiture action against a North Carolina woman’s home, according to the woman’s attorney. James Craven of Durham said the government sought to seize Mary Ford’s $289,000 Durham residence after her ...

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Criminal Practice – Cocaine Trafficking – Constitutional – Ineffective Assistance Claim – Jury Instruction – Lesser Included Offense – Prosecutor’s Summation – Expectation of Privacy – Constructive Possession (access required)

State v. Rodelo (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0015, 19 pp.) (Chris Dillon, J.) Appealed from Randolph County Superior Court (V. Bradford Long, J.) N.C. App. Holding: In analyzing defendant’s argument that his trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance by failing to request ...

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