Favorable Federal Decisions Index

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  1. AIDING AND ABETTING ................. 19
  2. APPEAL ................... 26
  3. ARMED ROBBERY / BANK ROBBERY .................... 51
  4. ARREST ................... 53
  5. ARSON AND EXPLOSIVES ............... 54
  6. ASSAULT ................. 56
  7. ASSIMILATIVE CRIMES ACT............ 58
  8. ATTEMPTED CRIMES ..................... 59
  9. ATTORNEY-CLIENT ISSUES ............. 62
  10. BAIL REFORM ACT .... 195
  11. BANK FRAUD......... 200
  12. BANKS, MISAPPLICATION OF BANK FUNDS ....... 205
  13. BANK ROBBERY ..... 206
  14. BANKRUPTCY FRAUD .................. 207
  15. BATSON ................ 208
  16. BILL OF PARTICULARS.................. 209
  17. BRADY................... 211
  18. BRIBERY AND GRATUITIES ........... 249
  19. BRUTON ................ 255
  20. CARJACKING.......... 261
  21. CHANGE OF VENUE ..................... 262
  22. CHARACTER EVIDENCE ................ 264
  23. CHILD PORNOGRAPHY ................ 266
  24. CHILD SEX OFFENSES ................... 267
  25. CHILD SUPPORT RECOVERY ACT .. 268
  26. CIGARETTE OFFENSES.................. 269
  27. CLASSIFIED INFORMATION PROCEDURE ACT ..... 270
  28. CLOSING ARGUMENT .................. 271
  29. CO-DEFENDANT’S GUILTY PLEA OR CONVICTION ..................... 298
  30. COMPETENCE TO STAND TRIAL OR ENTER GUILTY PLEA .......... 301
  31. COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT ................. 311
  32. COMPULSORY PROCESS .............. 313
  33. CONFESSION ......... 314
  34. CONFLICT OF INTEREST................ 374
  35. CONFRONTATION.. 375
  36. CONFRONTATION CLAUSE ........... 383
  37. CONSPIRACY ......... 395
  38. CONTEMPT............ 434
  39. CONTINUANCES .... 445
  40. CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE................. 448
  41. COPYRIGHT ........... 450
  42. COUNTERFEIT GOODS ................. 451
  43. COUNTERFEITING .. 452
  44. CREDIT CARD FRAUD ................... 453
  45. CRIME OF VIOLENCE .................... 454
  46. CROSS-EXAMINATION ................. 455
  47. CROSS-EXAMINATION ................. 469
  48. CURRENCY TRANSACTION REPORTS
  49. (CTR) ......... 474
  50. DEATH PENALTY .... 475
  51. DEFENDANT’S APPEARANCE AT TRIAL ....483
  52. (SHACKLING) ................ 484
  53. DEFENDANT’S PRESENCE AT TRIAL .................... 486
  54. DEFENDANT’S RIGHT TO SELF-REPRESENTATION ..................... 492
  55. DEFENDANT’S RIGHT TO TESTIFY .... 496
  56. DEPOSITIONS ........ 498
  57. DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE........ 500
  58. DETAINERS ............ 502
  59. DISCOVERY............ 503
  60. DOUBLE JEOPARDY ..................... 511
  61. DRUGS .................. 537
  62. DUE PROCESS ........ 567
  63. DURESS / COERCION / NECESSITY / JUSTIFICATION ................. 570
  64. EMBEZZLEMENT .... 572
  65. ENTICING A MINOR FOR SEX ....... 573
  66. ENTRAPMENT ....... 575
  67. ENTRAPMENT BY ESTOPPEL ........ 585
  68. ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES........... 587
  69. ESCAPE.................. 588
  70. EVIDENCE .............. 589
  71. EX POST FACTO ..... 737
  72. EXAMINATION OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE ............. 742
  73. EXPERT TESTIMONY .................... 743
  74. EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORD ............. 761
  75. EXTORTION ........... 762
  76. EXTORTIONATE EXTENSIONS OF CREDIT............ 763
  77. EXTRADITION ........ 764
  78. EXTRATERRITORIAL APPLICATION OF LAWS ...... 765
  79. EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION ..... 766
  80. FAIR TRIAL / FREE PRESS ............. 767
  81. FALSE STATEMENTS / FALSE CLAIMS ................. 770
  82. FIFTH AMENDMENT .................... 778
  83. FIFTH AMENDMENT .................... 784
  84. FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE .............. 793
  85. FIREARMS ............. 794
  86. FIRST AMENDMENT .................... 825
  87. FLIGHT EVIDENCE .. 829
  88. FOOD AND DRUG ACT VIOLATIONS ................... 830
  89. FORCED LABOR ..... 831
  90. FORFEITURE .......... 832
  91. FORGERY............... 861
  92. FUNDS FOR EXPERTS ................... 862
  93. GAMBLING ............ 864
  94. GOVERNMENTAL MISCONDUCT .... 866
  95. GRAND JURY ......... 878
  96. GUILTY PLEAS ........ 892
  97. HANDWRITING EVIDENCE ........... 923
  98. HARBORING A FUGITIVE.............. 924
  99. HATE CRIME .......... 925
  100. HEALTH CARE FRAUD .................. 926
  101. HOBBS ACT............ 928
  102. IDENTIFICATION .... 934
  103. IDENTITY THEFT..... 939
  104. IMMIGRATION OFFENSES............ 942
  105. IMMUNITY ............ 950
  106. IMPOSSIBILITY....... 951
  107. INDICTMENTS ....... 952
  108. INFORMANTS -- DISCOVERY ........ 980
  109. INSANITY............... 981
  110. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE SUMMONS .......... 985
  111. INTERPRETERS....... 986
  112. INTERSTATE OFFENSES ................ 987
  113. INTOXICATION DEFENSE.............. 994
  114. JENCKS ACT ........... 995
  115. JUDGES ................. 998
  116. JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT ............. 1007
  117. JUROR MISCONDUCT / EXTRINSIC EVIDENCE / ISSUES DURING DELIBERATIONS................ 1011
  118. JURY.................... 1022
  119. JURY INSTRUCTIONS ................. 1042
  120. JURY SELECTION .. 1112
  121. JUVENILE CASES .... 1136
  122. KIDNAPPING ....... 1137
  123. LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSES ..... 1139
  124. MAIL FRAUD ....... 1140
  125. MAILING THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS ....1160
  126. MATERIALITY ...... 1161
  127. MERGER OF OFFENSES .............. 1166
  128. MISPRISION OF A FELONY ......... 1167
  129. MISTAKE OF FACT 1168
  130. MISTAKE OF LAW 1172
  131. MONEY LAUNDERING................ 1176
  132. MURDER IN AID OF RACKETEERING................. 1190
  133. MURDER / MANSLAUGHTER ..... 1191
  134. MURDER FOR HIRE .................... 1192
  135. NEW TRIAL / NEWLY DISCOVERED EVIDENCE ....1194
  136. OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE......... 1199
  137. OPENING STATEMENT ............... 1208
  138. OPINION TESTIMONY ................ 1210
  139. PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS ........... 1211
  140. PERJURY.............. 1212
  141. PHOTOGRAPHS .... 1216
  142. PLEA AGREEMENTS ................... 1217
  143. POLYGRAPHS ...... 1245
  144. PORNOGRAPHY... 1247
  145. POSSE COMITATUS ACT............. 1254
  146. POST-ARREST SILENCE AND INVOCATION OF RIGHT TO COUNSEL ............... 1255
  147. PRIVILEGES.......... 1261
  148. PROBATION REVOCATION / SUPERVISED RELEASE ................ 1268
  149. PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT ..... 1270
  150. PUBLIC AUTHORITY DEFENSE .... 1271
  151. PUBLIC TRIAL....... 1272
  152. RAPE ................... 1277
  153. RE-OPENING EVIDENCE ............. 1278
  154. RICO.................... 1281
  155. (Forfeiture) ........ 1286
  156. ROBBERY............. 1288
  157. SABOTAGE .......... 1289
  158. SEARCH AND SEIZURE ............... 1290
  159. SECURITIES FRAUD .................... 1580
  160. SELECTIVE PROSECUTION .......... 1583
  161. SELF DEFENSE ...... 1584
  162. SEQUESTRATION ..... 1585
  163. SEVERANCE ......... 1586
  164. SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION ACT ........ 1595
  165. SEX TOURISM ...... 1597
  166. SPEECH OR DEBATE CLAUSE ...... 1598
  167. SPEEDY TRIAL ...... 1599
  168. STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ......... 1615
  169. STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION ..... 1621
  170. SUBPOENAS ........ 1624
  171. TAPES AND TRANSCRIPTS.......... 1625
  172. TAX OFFENSES..... 1626
  173. TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ALTERING EQUIPMENT .................. 1631
  174. TELEPHONE HARASSMENT ........ 1632
  175. THEFT OFFENSES ...... 1633
  176. THREATENING THE PRESIDENT ..... 1636
  177. THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS ................. 1637
  178. TRANSACTIONAL IMMUNITY ..... 1638
  179. TRAVEL ACT......... 1639
  180. TRANSCRIPTS ...... 1641
  181. VENUE................. 1643
  182. VERDICT FORM.... 1647
  183. VIENNA CONVENTION ............... 1649
  184. VIOLENCE IN AID OF RACKETEERING ............... 1650
  185. WILDLIFE OFFENSES (LACEY ACT)..................... 1651
  186. WIRETAP EVIDENCE................... 1652
  187. WIRETAP OFFENSES ...... 1657
  188. WITNESSES.......... 1658
  189. WORK PRODUCT ..... 1674