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Ashley v. State, 329, 2009

Defendant's heroin possession conviction is affirmed where 1) the state offered sufficient independent evidence to establish defendant's intent to deliver the drugs in his possession; and 2) the trial judge did not abuse her discretion in finding that a government expert was qualified to testify as an expert and that his testimony was reliable.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 12/08/2009
  • Decided 01/15/2010
  • Published 01/15/2010

Judges

  • JACOBS, Justice., Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND and JACOBS, Justices.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Delaware

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Santino Ceccotti, Esquire, Office of the Public Defender, Wilmington, Delaware; for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Danielle J. Brennan, Esquire, Department of Justice, Wilmington, Delaware; for Appellee.
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