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Supreme Court to weigh Lamar Johnson case

The Court of Appeals Eastern District says it doesn’t have the power to let Lamar Johnson’s case be reopened, but perhaps the Missouri Supreme Court can. The appeals court on Dec. 24 dismissed an appeal seeking a new trial for ...

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Criminal Law: Production of Child Pornography-Appeal Waiver-Challenge to Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to production of child pornography, pursuant to a plea agreement that contained an appeal waiver. On appeal, defendant challenged the reasonableness of his sentence. Where defendant’s appellate issues fell within the scope of the appeal waiver in ...

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