Tag: #PrimaFacieCase

Commonwealth v. Dixon

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the defendant’s second-degree murder, conspiracy, and robbery convictions. The Court disposed of the defendant’s four claims: 1.) the trial court erred in denying his motion

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In re Animal Outlook

The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order that dismissed Animal Outlook’s (“AO”) petition for review of the Franklin County District Attorney’s Office’s disapproval of multiple private criminal complaints.

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Commonwealth v. Harris

The Pennsylvania Superior Court held that the trial court correctly applied McClelland II in holding there was insufficient evidence to establish a prima facie case as to each element at

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Commonwealth v. Munson

The issue in this appeal was whether the evidence established a prima facie case for aggravated cruelty to animals-torture and criminal conspiracy. After a preliminary hearing, the municipal court judge

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Commonwealth v. Perez

In Commonwealth v. Perez, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reviewed the sufficiency of the evidence at a preliminary hearing in a first-degree murder prosecution. The Commonwealth alleged that the defendant fatally

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