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Establishing the fundamentals of VICAR racketeering prosecutions

Mandates matter

How can municipalities collect unpaid taxes on property subject to criminal forfeiture?

Destruction of evidence and private actors

Don't Bring a Gun to a Felony

Onward! The Sixth Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc in Raybon

Prosecution's use of cell-site location analysis upheld

No Right to Try

Court enforces plea waiver of future retroactive sentencing reductions

For purposes of issuing a certificate of appealability, the Sixth Circuit applies Slack v. McDaniel to determine if a habeas petition states a “valid claim” of the denial of a constitutional right.

Johnson is still dividing the Court

When is a Special Supervised Release Condition Appropriate?

We've joined Twitter! Hello 21st Century.

Evenly divided Sixth Circuit allows 10-year mandatory minimum to stand for minor player in drug conspiracy

Tapia applies to revocation sentences

Poisoning is a Use of Force and Recklessness Is Sufficient, So Sayeth Judge Sutton

News Flash: A Defendant has a Due Process Right to Receive a Sentence Based Upon Accurate Information.

Verdict Stands Despite Jury Foreperson's Racist Remarks

Whittling away Johnson: Assault with weapon or serious bodily harm are crimes of violence

Court clarifies Mathis is not a new rule

Crazy or Cunning Like a Fox?

The Post-Hurst Hydra Loses a Head