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Criminal Law: Sentencing – Embezzlement – Loss Calculation

Where a bank officer who was found guilty on charges of conspiracy, forged securities, embezzlement and mail fraud challenged her sentence, the district court’s findings were sufficient and showed that the judge considered the defendant’s legal argument concerning income diverted ...

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Criminal Law: Habeas Petition – Post-Conviction Motion – Tolling

Where a criminal defendant, who sought federal habeas corpus relief, properly filed a motion to reopen post-conviction proceedings in Missouri, the motion was an “application for State post-conviction or other collateral relief” and the motion was “with respect to the ...

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Criminal Law: Embezzlement – Indian Tribe – Sufficiency Of Evidence

Where defendant was convicted of embezzlement from an Indian tribal organization in connection with the tribe’s employee pay-advance program, the government showed that the defendant, who was the tribe’s finance committee coordinator, received and retained pay-advance funds in violation of ...

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Constitutional: Due Process – University Professor – Termination

Where a professor terminated by a university brought constitutional and state-law claims of breach of contract against the university’s board of trustees and other defendants, summary judgment for the defendant was proper because the plaintiff failed to show that the ...

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Civil Rights: Jurisdiction – Treatment Of Veterans – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Where a veteran, who claimed that officials and doctors of the Department of Veterans Affairs interfered with his right to get private medical care by withholding from him a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, sued in federal court claiming the ...

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Civil Rights: Inmate Action – Medical Care – Deliberate Indifference

Where a prisoner claimed he received constitutionally inadequate medical care after he was injured during arrest, summary judgment for the defendants is affirmed because the prisoner failed to show that the nursing staff supervisor was deliberately indifferent to his medical ...

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