Criminal Law

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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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Almeida v. Holder

The petitioner possessed illegal narcotics and committed larceny in violation of the Connecticut law.  The Immigration Judge and the Board of Immigration Appeals found that he was removable as an aggravated felon and was therefore ineligible for cancellation of removal.

Procedural Hist...

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State v. Shelley

State v. Shelley, 929 P.2d 489 Wash. App. (1997)

Facts: During a physical, un-officiated basketball contest between Jason Shelley and Mario Gonzalez, Shelley intentionally punched Gonzalez in the jaw, according to a statement given to the detective who interviewed Shel...

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State v. Gipson

The Facts

The waitress of the restaurant presented the bill when the defendant finished dining. He informed the waitress that he was unable to pay the bill and wrote his address and telephone number upon the bill.  Before leaving the premises he stating that he would return to pay...

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Carter v. Commonwealth

The Facts

The defendant was involved with his friend in the scheme to steal the store’s paint. After asserting ownership of the paint, he together with another accomplice planned to relinquish the paint upon receiving payment from the store, without removing the paint from the...

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