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Criminal Law: Sentencing-Waiver

Where defendant, who pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm while unlawfully present in the country, sought dismissal of an indictment, the judgment is affirmed because the defendant waived his right to raise non-jurisdictional objections to his conviction when he pleaded ...

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Criminal Law: Statutory Rape- Jury Request to Observe Defendant’s Facial Expression- Waiver

Defendant appealed from his conviction of statutory sodomy and statutory rape of his minor biological daughter. During trial, a juror requested defendant change his seating position to better observe his facial expressions. On appeal, defendant argued that the trial court ...

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