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US v Clay
United States Fifth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing
Appeals court affirmed denial of petitioner's successive habeas petition stating that petition must show that it is more likely than not that the...
04/19/2019 17-60538
Washington v. Ryan
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that an Arizona death row inmate received ineffective assistance of counsel at the penalty phase of his murder case. Remanded with instructions...
04/17/2019 05-99009
People v. Shiga
California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a man who burned down a church could be convicted of both aggravated arson and arson, because one was not a lesser included offense of the...
04/17/2019 B256009
People v. Bipialaka
California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a defendant's conviction for using his car in an assault with a deadly weapon. However, remanded for resentencing.
04/17/2019 B285656
US v. Patel
United States Seventh Circuit
Securities Law, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a financial executive's sentence for wire fraud. He had helped sell millions of dollars in fraudulent loans to an investment adviser.
04/16/2019 18‐1685
People v. Hernandez
California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Dismissed a criminal defendant's appeal seeking the striking of firearm sentencing enhancements. Held that the challenged order was not appealable...
04/15/2019 B287551
US v. Hendricks
United States Second Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction and sentence for credit union robbery.
04/11/2019 15‐2525‐cr
People v. Morrison
California Court of Appeal
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Remanded a murder case for resentencing so that the judge may exercise discretion whether to impose a lesser firearm enhancement.
04/11/2019 A154092
US v. Hathorn
United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a case involving a defendant convicted of drug dealing, upheld a special condition of supervised release allowing probation officers to search his...
04/11/2019 18-60380
People v. Lara
Supreme Court of California
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Addressed the retroactivity of Proposition 47. Held that a defendant who had not yet been sentenced as of the 2014 measure's effective date was...
04/11/2019 S243975

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