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Criminal Law: Certificate of Innocence-Successive Petition-Res Judicata

Where an appellant, who achieved a reversal of convictions for federal gambling and money-laundering, petitioned for a second time for a certificate of innocence, the second petition is barred by the doctrine of res judicata, so the judgment is affirmed. ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Firearm-Certificate of Innocence-Abuse of Discretion

Defendant appealed from the denial of his petition for a certificate of innocence after he was charged with possession of a firearm. Where the record supported finding that defendant in possession a firearm and that his possession constituted additional offenses ...

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