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Criminal Law

Oct 19, 2018

Criminal Law – Possession – Writ of habeas Corpus – Lawfulness of prior sentence

In support of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus, petitioner argued that his prior federal sentence had been made unlawful as the sentencing court incorrectly counted consolidated offenses and misdemeanors. Where purported intervening case law was rendered prior to filing of a §2255 petition, petitioner’s remedy was to seek leave to file a […]

Aug 8, 2018

39 seconds per case: Grand jury’s 900 indictments challenged

YORK (AP) Defense lawyers are challenging indictments issued by a grand jury that approved 904 cases in a single day. The Herald newspaper in South Carolina reports that 27 defense attorneys joined the motion Aug. 3 to quash the indictments issued after the York County grand jury met for a single day in June. The motion says […]

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