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Tag Archives: Distribution of Controlled Substances

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Distribution of Controlled Substances-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant was found guilty of selling controlled substances to an undercover officer and was sentenced as a persistent offender to serve 20 years’ incarceration. Defendant filed a motion for post-conviction relief, alleging 24 instances of ineffective assistance of counsel. The ...

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Criminal Law: Distribution of Controlled Substances-“Historical Conspiracy”-Prejudicial Effect of Prosecutorial Comments

Defendant was convicted of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. On appeal, defendant argued that the district court erred by not prohibiting the prosecutors from referring to defendant’s charges as a “historical conspiracy,” contending that the comments ...

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