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Criminal Law: Involuntary Manslaughter-Video Transcript-Batson Challenge

Where a defendant challenged a judgment entered against him following a jury verdict convicting him of second-degree involuntary manslaughter, the trial court did not err in allowing the jury to use a transcript of a dash-camera video, and the court ...

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Criminal Law: First-Degree Murder-Motive Evidence-Inadmissible Testimony

Where a defendant in a first-degree murder case challenged the exclusion of evidence that others had motives to kill the victim, the defendant did not present any evidence that would directly connect another individual to the shooting, so the trial ...

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Criminal Law: Ineffective Assistance-Resisting Arrest-Sufficiency of Evidence

Where a defendant challenged the denial of his motion for a new trial, arguing that the trial court had authority to hear his ineffective-assistance claim, the claim was not timely raised before the court, so the court did not err ...

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Employment: Temporary Total Disability Benefits-Termination for Post-Injury Misconduct

Plaintiff appealed from the denial of his application for temporary total disability benefits after he suffered a work-related injury to his arm. The commission denied benefits on grounds that plaintiff had been terminated for post-injury misconduct for failing to call ...

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Employment: Disability Discrimination-Evidence of Disability

Defendant appealed from the judgment entered for plaintiff in her employment disability discrimination suit under the MHRA. On appeal, defendant challenged the sufficiency of evidence that plaintiff suffered from a disability or that she was discriminated against under the MHRA ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Guilty Plea-Effectiveness of Counsel

Where a defendant challenged the denial of post-conviction relief without an evidentiary hearing, the motion court did not err in denying the claim that his guilty plea lacked sufficient factual basis because the state’s recitation of the facts and the ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Standing-Suspended Imposition Of Sentence

Where a defendant challenged the dismissal of her post-conviction motion, the motion court properly dismissed the motion without prejudice because the defendant lacked standing to file the motion because she had received a suspended imposition of sentence, was on probation ...

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