The Supreme Court has determined the criminal defense cases to be heard for October 2021 term.
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584 U. S. ____ (2018), No. 16–1027. The Supreme Court handed down an important search and seizure case in Collins vs. Virginia. Officers from the Albemarle County Police Department observed the same motorcycle driver commit a traffic infraction in two separate incidents. In both situations, the cyclist got away from the officers. In both […]
The petitioners in Koons v. United States had committed crimes that invoked the use of the mandatory minimums. through the guideline ranges.
The Sentencing Reform Act requires a district court to calculate and consider a defendant’s Guidelines range in every case. Hughes v. United States, No. 17–155, 584 U. S. ____ (2018) Eric Hughes accepted a plea deal in 2013 after being accused of four charges related to drug conspiracy. He pled guilty to conspiracy to […]