Criminal Law

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Freddo v. State

155 S.W. 170 (Tenn. 1913)

Facts

Freddo worked for a railroad company and had little tolerance for language that was obscene or insulting to women.  The deceased, Higgenbotham, was foul-mouthed and commonly used the phrase “son of a...

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State v. Smith

554 A.2d 713 (Conn. 1989)

Facts

The victim, T, and her friend, A, went to a bar.  A friend introduced T to defendant, who bought her a drink.  Defendant invited her and A, together with a male acquaintance A had met at the bar, to d...

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People v. Bowen and Rouse

158 N.W.2d 794 (Mich. Ct. App. 1968)

Facts

Defendants and two female companions were admitted to the home of an 80-year old woman, Gatzmeyer. One defendant had been to the home on a number of prior occasions, ostensibly as a handyman...

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United States v. Freed

401 U.S. 601 (1971)

Facts

Defendants were indicted for possession of unregistered hand grenades in violation of a federal statute that carried a 10-year maximum sentence.

Procedural His...

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Commonwealth v. Bruhn

The Facts

The defendant, Bruhn, was an employee of other person who operated under the trade name. The third party asked the defendant to refinish her antique furniture. He and his employer did perform the job together. The client paid the defendant for service in person and the emp...

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