Criminal Law and Procedure

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Supreme Court Reminds that Judges Should Not Participate in Plea Negotiations
Posted on 14 Jun 2013 by Jack Townsend

In United States v. Davila , ___ U.S. ___, 2013 U.S. LEXIS 4541 (2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], a criminal tax case, here free version , decided June 13, the defendant was charged with multiple counts of tax fraud and conspiracy... Read More

Prison Blues: Prison Mess Tarnishes Brown's 'CA Comeback'
Posted on 5 Aug 2013 by State Net

SNCJ Spotlight Any day now, perhaps even as you are reading this, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will decide whether to grant California Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) request to block an order by a three-judge U.S. District Court panel to... Read More

2d Circuit Majority and Concurring Opinions of Fraud and Sentencing
Posted on 1 Aug 2013 by Jack Townsend

In United States v. Corsey , ___ F.3d ___, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 14897 (2d Cir. 2013), here free version , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], a per curiam decision, the Second Circuit opens its opinion: This appeal principally... Read More