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GPS Tracking Case May Lead To Changes Amongst The Circuits
GPS Tracking Case May Lead To Changes Amongst The Circuits

An important decision was recently handed down by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals concerning law enforcement's ability to track suspects through GPS. Previously, appeals courts have allowed this tracking to take place without a warrant, a trend that the majority on the ...

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Blog Posts in 2013

  • Sixth Circuit Grants Writ Of Habeas Corpus In Tennessee Murder Case

    A recent Sixth Circuit opinion concerned a Tennessee man, Ronald Michael Cauthern v. Roland Colson , who was convicted of murder and rape and ...

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  • Supreme Court Tackles Two Drug Cases

    Last week, the Supreme Court heard two important criminal law cases involving drugs, both of which fit with a larger theme of clarifying what ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Tackles Another Crack Cocaine Case

    U.S. v. Hughes In another confusing and unfortunate case involving the Fair Sentencing Act, the Sixth Circuit recently ruled against a man who had ...

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  • Supreme Court To Hear Death Row Appeal Concerning IQ Test

    The Supreme Court announced that it would hear an appeal from a death row inmate in Florida who was ruled mentally disabled in 1992 but later found to ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Reverses Lower Court In First-Degree Murder Case

    Jasubhai K Desai v. Raymond Booker This case begins with a doctor, Jasubhai Desai, and a nurse, Anna Marie Turetzky, agreeing to open a medical clinic ...

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  • TN Supreme Court Affirms Attempted Murder Conviction

    The Tennessee Supreme Court released an opinion,Tennessee v. Kevin Anthony Dickson, earlier this week that affirmed the attempted murder conviction ...

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  • Mug Shot Websites Receive Scrutiny From Lawmakers

    A recent New York Times story dealt with the surprising issue of mug shots available online and how these commercial operations can end up haunting ...

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  • Supreme Court To Hear Tennessee Case Regarding Gun Ban For Domestic Abusers

    U.S. v. Castleman The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a Tennessee case about whether one man's conviction for domestic assault is sufficient to ...

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  • Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Anonymous Tip Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear a criminal case out of California so it can decide whether police are allowed to stop cars based solely on an ...

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