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False Testimony

Jan 14, 2014

Civil Practice : False Testimony – Crime Scene Expert – Premises Liability

March v. Midwest St. Louis LLC (MLW No. 65913/Case No. SC92984 – 18 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Breckenridge, J.; all concur)

May 27, 2013

Criminal Law : False Testimony – Admissibility Of Testimony – First-Degree Assault

State v. Cummings (MLW No. 65020/Case No. SD32055 – 21 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Francis Jr., J.)

Oct 22, 2009

Criminal Law: Sentencing – Enhancement – False Testimony

U.S. v. Seward (MLW No. 59764/Case No. 08-3912 – 6 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Shepherd, J.) Where a defendant gave false testimony during plea negotiations regarding his use of an alias, the district court’s questioning of the circumstances of his offense did not violate the prohibition against judicial participation in plea negotiations, […]

Jul 31, 2009

Bankruptcy trustee is removed from all cases

A Chapter 13 trustee who was found to have testified falsely in a bankruptcy proceeding will be removed from all of her cases. The severe sanction bestowed by the bankruptcy court was affirmed last week by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The case arose when Jo-Ann Goldman was appointed as a trustee for […]

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