Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss
Home (page 5)

Tag Archives: Criminal Law

Criminal Law: Child Molestation-‘Ritual or Ceremony’-Multiple Abusers

Where a defendant challenged his conviction for class A first-degree child molestation, the defendant was convicted under Section 566.067, which specified that the molestation was part of a “ritual or ceremony” defined as an act or series of acts performed ...

Read More »

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Involuntary Guilty Plea-Ineffective Assistance

Where a defendant, who pleaded guilty to charges of DWI and second-degree assault of a law enforcement officer after he hit a police vehicle, challenged the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief based on his allegations of ineffective assistance ...

Read More »

Criminal Law: Sentencing-Substantive Reasonableness

Where a defendant challenged his sentence as substantively unreasonable, the judgment is affirmed because the district court properly considered the relevant factors, including the defendant’s rehabilitative efforts. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Faulkner (MLW No. 73225/Case No. 18-2910 – 2 ...

Read More »