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Criminal Law: Domestic Assault-Writ of Prohibition-Dismissal of Charges

Relator sought a writ of prohibition or mandamus directing the trial court to sustain his motion to dismiss with prejudice two counts in his criminal information relating to domestic assault and victim-tampering. The court previously issued a preliminary writ of ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Controlled Substance-Abatement Ab Initio-Dismissal of Charges

  Defendant was convicted of possession of a controlled substance. Defendant’s conviction was affirmed, but defendant had died prior to the court’s decision. Where the death of a criminal defendant during the pendency of appeal abated the prosecution under the ...

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