Commonwealth v. Sami

In Commonwealth v. Sami, the Commonwealth appealed the trial court’s denial of a motion in limine to admit other acts evidence in a murder case. On appeal, the Commonwealth argued that the admission of drug paraphernalia evidence found in the defendant’s home was admissible under Rule 404(b) to show the defendant had “access to, knowledge … Read more

United States v. Garner

In these consolidated appeals, Garner and his codefendant appealed the denial of their motion to suppress evidence recovered after a car stop. Garner also appealed the District Court’s admission at trial of his prior drug conviction. The Third Circuit Court affirmed. On appeal, the defendants argued the trooper unlawfully extended the traffic stop. The 3rd … Read more