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Administrative Law: Disability Insurance-Residual Functional Capacity-Sufficiency of Evidence

Petitioner appealed from the order of the district court affirming the denial of defendant’s application for disability insurance and supplemental security income. Where the administrative law judge’s conclusion regarding petitioner’s residual functional capacity was supported by substantial evidence after ALJ ...

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Immigration: Discretionary Adjustment of Status-Mitigation of Underlying Criminal Conviction-Sufficiency of Evidence

Petitioner moved for discretionary adjustment of status based on his marriage to a U.S. citizen, after petitioner pleaded guilty to indecent contact with a child. An immigration judge granted the application, crediting petitioner’s evidence as casting doubt upon the underlying ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Controlled Substances-Evidence of Possession-Sufficiency of Evidence

Defendant was convicted of possession of controlled substances after police executed a search warrant on her home, finding a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue that witnesses claimed defendant used to smoke methamphetamine the night before. During her interrogation, defendant claimed ...

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Criminal Law: Possession with Intent to Distribute-Hearsay Testimony-Sufficiency of Evidence

Defendant was convicted of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute and sentenced to a mandatory minimum sentence of 240 months’ imprisonment. At trial, three government witnesses testified that their drug supplier purchased from defendant and his co-conspirator. On appeal, ...

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