Criminal Law

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Kelso v. State

The Facts

The defendant committed theft of property worth more than $5000 and of a firearm. Both acts were part of the same criminal transaction.

Procedural History

The Supreme Court of Florida affirmed judgment of the initial trial court.

Rule

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Martinez-Perez v. Gonzales

The Facts

The petitioner, Martinez  – a native and citizen of Mexico,  was admitted to the United States in 1981 as an immigrant. In 1996 he has committed robbery in violation of the California Penal Code. As of investigation of the crime, he had willfully, unlawfully, and b...

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People v. McKinney

The Facts

The defendant, Daniel McKinney, was an owner of an insurance agency which sold insurance, annuities, and other investment products. McKinney and his wife, Rachel McKinney, stole a total of $ 70,000 from three insurance clients. The defendant took the money from two clients...

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Roberts v. People

The Facts

Defendant was a manager of three convenience stores at the time when the owner revealed shortfalls in sales proceeds. The defendant misappropriated more than $15,000 from his employer over long period of time.

Procedural History

The Supreme Court of Co...

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Satey v. JPMorgan Chase & Company

The Facts

Plaintiff obtained a credit card and used it for purchases costing a few hundred dollars. But about a month later, the appellee-company received a charge in the amount of $8,666.00 on plaintiff’s credit card and approved it. Plaintiff refused to pay the charge conten...

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