Showing posts from 2019

Bait and Search

“Blatantly inappropriate” prosecutor conduct, but no remedy

Can a conviction involve a non-existent child and still be a crime "involving a minor"?

Safety-Valve Application: Sixth Circuit Joins Seven Other Circuits

The Right to Self-Representation Includes Conspiracy Theorists, Even to Their Detriment

The Not So Saving Clause: Court Tightens Relief Available for Second Habeas Petitions

2255 Provides No Relief for Defendants Sentenced Under Mis-Advisory Guidelines

§ 2255 waiver does not bar an ACCA challenge

Missouri third-degree assault not an ACCA predicate violent felony

No qualified immunity for officers who shot a man trying to kill himself

A Mortgage Company Not Being a Bank the Sixth Circuit Reverses Bank Fraud Convictions

The Sixth Circuit Once More Analyzes Whether Ohio State Law Convictions are “Crimes of Violence” Under the Guidelines

A Bridge Too Far: Court Limits Scope of First Step Act in Felon-in-Possession Case

United States v. Bailey: Court Holds Guidelines Cross-Reference Provision Covers Attempts to Obstruct

Voisine and Verwiebe Strike Again: Court Denies Rehearing but Notes Circuit Split

Carpenter on Remand: Good Faith Exception Applies