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Supreme Court Justices Grapple With Critical DNA Testing Case
Supreme Court Justices Grapple With Critical DNA Testing Case

Adam Liptak at the New York Times recently discussed a crucial case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court and how the impact of the decision could be felt across police stations and in court rooms across the country for years to come. The justices appeared to be aware of ...

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Blog posts in February, 2013

  • Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Regarding Legality of Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts

    The Supreme Court decided earlier this week that it would not hear a case about whether the Sixth Amendment right to a jury trial includes a condition ...

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  • Supreme Court Decides Case Testing Limits Of Detention During Searches

    A recent ruling released by the U.S. Supreme Court last week, Bailey v. United States , dealt with the authority of police officers to detain those ...

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  • Supreme Court Addresses Whether Drug Dog Sniffs Are Up To Snuff

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in Florida v. Harris that prosecutors are not required to present evidence detailing the stellar records of ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Hears TN Case About 13-Year-Old Child Labeled Child Abuser by DCS

    The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided a case out of Tennessee involving a 13-year-old labeled a child abuser DCS but this label is ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Discusses What Makes A Jail Escape A “Crime of Violence”

    The case of U.S. v. Benji Antonio Stout , involved one man’s escape from prison and how that escape should be classified with regard to a subsequent ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Hears Criminal Trade Secrets Case Concerning Giant Tires

    You might not think a case about giant tires would have much to do with criminal law, but a recent case before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Says Information Must Be Exculpatory For Brady Violation To Have Occurred

    U.S. v. Rodrigo Macias-Farias Late last week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released a ruling in the Rodrigo Macias-Farias case . The incident ...

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  • Haslam Appoints Frierson to Tennessee Court of Appeals

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Thomas R. “Skip” Frierson, II as a judge for the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Eastern Section. Frierson ...

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  • Amish Sentencing Complete

    Trip Gabriel reports in today's NYT Excerpt: "The leader of a dissident Amish sect was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in prison for a series of ...

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