Tag: #DueProcess

Commonwealth v. Lang

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the order granting the defendant’s post-sentence request for a new trial after his non-jury conviction of sexual crimes against a minor.  The crux of this

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State v. S.J.C.

The New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the denial of the defendant’s motion to dismiss the indictment. The State indicted the defendant four months after the East Orange Police Department (EOPD)

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United States v. Zayas

The Third Circuit found that the evidence was insufficient to sustain a conviction for distributing fentanyl within 1,000 feet of a playground. The defendant was prosecuted after a woman was

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Garmendia v. Att’y Gen.

The petitioner sought review in the Third Circuit of the denial of his application for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. He argued that the

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State v. Melvin

Two homicide trials for two defendants before the same judge ended with the jury finding each defendant guilty of some charges. One defendant was found guilty of firearms charges but

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In re A.D.-G.

A newborn baby and its mother tested positive for controlled substances, and the mother soon thereafter violated the terms of a safety plan. The child was adjudicated dependant and remained

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B.C. v. Att’y Gen. U.S.

The Third Circuit vacated a District Court’s denial of the petitioner’s application for asylum. The petitioner was a native of Cameroon and primarily spoke “Pidgin” English. He had only limited

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State v. Njango

The New Jersey Supreme Court addressed the issue of time credit where a defendant served time in custody beyond his release date. Njango served a lengthy NERA sentence with a

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Dondero v. Lower Milford Twp.

Dondero, the chief of police, sued after the Township closed the police department he worked for. He alleged retaliation in violation of the First Amendment and violations of substantive and

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