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Travillion v. Superintendent Rockview SCI

The 3rd Circuit granted a writ of habeas corpus in Travillion v. Superintendent Rockview SCI after holding that the Commonwealth failed to present sufficient evidence that the petitioner was the perpetrator of a robbery. The evidence at trial proved that, during the robbery of a retail store, the culprit left…

Travillion v. Superintendent Rockview SCI
3rd Circuit

The 3rd Circuit granted a writ of habeas corpus in Travillion v. Superintendent Rockview SCI after holding that the Commonwealth failed to present sufficient evidence that the petitioner was the perpetrator of a robbery. The evidence at trial proved that, during the robbery of a retail store, the culprit left behind a manila folder with… Continue reading Travillion v. Superintendent Rockview SCI

James v. NJ State Police
3rd Circuit

#QualifiedImmunity #ClearlyEstablished #1983 4/21/2020 — This 1983 suit was brought as a result of a state trooper shooting and killing an armed suspect. Prior to engaging with the suspect, who the trooper knew was armed, had just violated a restraining order, and was not taking medication for mental health conditions. When the trooper engaged the… Continue reading James v. NJ State Police