Criminal Law

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State v. Nosakhere Holmes

The Facts

Defendant has committed assault in the course of aiding and abetting first-degree burglary with assault as well as aided and abetted third-degree assault and was sentenced for both offenses.

Procedural History

The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed de...

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United States v. Ivon Yates

The Facts

Acting on a tip, two marshals observed the defendant, Yates, driving a pickup truck. When they approached his truck, they identified themselves and ordered him to stop. The defendant did not comply and accelerated the truck toward the front passenger quarter panel of the m...

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United States v. Oscar Martinez

The Facts

The claimant, Giraldo, and Officer Daniel Parodi were in charge of distributing linens to the SHU cells. Giraldo heard the defendant, Martinez, yelling when he turned to get the towel. At that time he noticed the defendant standing with his hands outside the food slot and ...

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United States v. Tina Jones

The Facts

Defendant was an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Tallahassee, Florida. She had a tense relationship with the complainant – Lieutenant Stanford who was a correctional officer there. Stanford had accused her of using a broken broomstick in a fight. Th...

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United States v. Victor Rocha

The Facts

Both defendant and victim who was inmate were in prison. Defendant joined several prisoners who have been assaulting victim. The latter was stabbed four times by other offenders and yet the defendant has thrown him over the railing. A drop of about thirteen feet to the wai...

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