Tag Archives: Fifth Amendment

December 11, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinion

Kansas v Cheever At Cheever’s murder trial, the trial judge allowed the state to present rebuttal evidence on Cheever’s mental state by calling a psychiatrist who interviewed Cheever in an earlier federal proceeding. The Kansa Supreme Court reversed on 5th … Continue reading

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United States v. Windsor Resources

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in United States v. Windsor.  Arguments can be heard via MP3, Windows Media or RealAudio formats.  A transcript of the argument is also available as are the briefs.  The Court … Continue reading

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February 4, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Williamson Police had a coconspirator record a conversation with Williamson after Williamson was indicted but before he was arrested. The recording was entered into evidence at Williamson’s drug dealing trial. The original panel affirmed, but, the United … Continue reading

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