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Criminal Law: Attempted Enticement of a Child-Jury Instructions

Defendant appealed from his conviction for attempted enticement of a child, after he attempted to persuade a 14-year-old to engage in sexual conduct. At trial, defendant unsuccessfully sought to elicit testimony from the victim’s sister about the victim’s tendency to ...

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Administrative: Licensed Peace Officer-Revocation of License

Plaintiff, a former peace officer, appealed the decision finding cause for discipline and revoking his license. Plaintiff engaged his wife in a physical altercation when he suspected her of adultery. Plaintiff’s license was revoked when the administrative hearing commission found ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Failure to Challenge Sufficiency of Evidence

Defendant was convicted for driving while intoxicated and for driving while his license was revoked. Defendant filed a petition for post-conviction relief, arguing that appellate counsel failed to challenge the sufficiency of the evidence supporting his convictions Where the state ...

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Constitutional Law: Senate Bills-Constitutional Validity-Single-Subject Requirement

Where a taxpayer challenged the constitutional validity of Senate Bill 638 and 665, arguing that the bills violated the state’s procedural requirements, the trial court did not err in finding that the bills complied with the original purpose and single ...

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Criminal Law: Venue-Transfer

Where a county 911 dispatch sued the director of revenue in Jefferson County seeking a declaration about the meaning of statutory subsections in a dispute regarding the collection and calculation of prepaid wireless emergency-service charges, and the director sought a ...

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