Favorable Federal Decisions Index

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  1. ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT …………………….16
  2. ADVICE OF COUNSEL OR OTHER EXPERT …………………….17
  3. AIDING AND ABETTING …………………….19
  4. APPEAL …………………….27
  5. ARMED ROBBERY / BANK ROBBERY …………………….53
  6. ARREST …………………….55
  7. ARSON AND EXPLOSIVES …………………….56
  8. ASSAULT …………………….58
  9. ASSIMILATIVE CRIMES ACT …………………….60
  10. ATTEMPTED CRIMES …………………….61
  11. ATTORNEY-CLIENT ISSUES …………………….65
  12. BAIL REFORM ACT …………………….205
  13. BANK FRAUD …………………….211
  14. BANKS, MISAPPLICATION OF BANK FUNDS …………………….216
  15. BANK ROBBERY …………………….217
  16. BANKRUPTCY FRAUD …………………….218
  17. BATSON …………………….219
  18. BILL OF PARTICULARS…………………….220
  19. BRADY …………………….222
  20. BRIBERY AND GRATUITIES …………………….263
  21. BRUTON …………………….270
  22. CARJACKING …………………….277
  23. CHANGE OF VENUE …………………….278
  24. CHARACTER EVIDENCE …………………….280
  25. CHILD PORNOGRAPHY …………………….282
  26. CHILD SEX OFFENSES …………………….283
  27. CHILD SUPPORT RECOVERY ACT …………………….285
  28. CIGARETTE OFFENSES…………………….286
  29. CLASSIFIED INFORMATION PROCEDURE ACT …………………….287
  30. CLOSING ARGUMENT …………………….288
  31. CO-DEFENDANT’S GUILTY PLEA OR CONVICTION …………………….319
  32. COMPETENCE TO STAND TRIAL OR ENTER GUILTY PLEA …………………….322
  33. COMPUTER FRAUD AND ABUSE ACT …………………….333
  34. COMPULSORY PROCESS …………………….335
  35. CONFESSION …………………….336
  36. (Voluntariness) …………………….390
  37. CONFLICT OF INTEREST …………………….398
  38. CONFRONTATION …………………….399
  39. CONFRONTATION CLAUSE …………………….407
  40. CONSPIRACY …………………….419
  41. CONTEMPT …………………….461
  42. CONTINUANCES …………………….472
  43. CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE …………………….475
  44. COPYRIGHT …………………….477
  45. COUNTERFEIT GOODS …………………….478
  46. COUNTERFEITING …………………….479
  47. CREDIT CARD FRAUD …………………….480
  48. CRIME OF VIOLENCE…………………….481
  49. CROSS-EXAMINATION …………………….482
  50. CROSS-EXAMINATION …………………….496
  51. CURRENCY TRANSACTION REPORTS (CTR) …………………….501
  52. DEATH PENALTY …………………….503
  53. DEFENDANT’S APPEARANCE AT TRIAL (SHACKLING) …………………….513
  54. DEFENDANT’S PRESENCE AT TRIAL …………………….515
  55. DEFENDANT’S RIGHT TO SELF-REPRESENTATION …………………….522
  56. DEFENDANT’S RIGHT TO TESTIFY …………………….526
  57. DEPOSITIONS …………………….528
  58. DESTRUCTION OF EVIDENCE …………………….530
  59. DETAINERS …………………….532
  60. DISCOVERY …………………….533
  61. DOUBLE JEOPARDY …………………….542
  62. DRUGS …………………….569
  63. DUE PROCESS…………………….601
  64. DURESS / COERCION / NECESSITY / JUSTIFICATION …………………….604
  65. EMBEZZLEMENT …………………….606
  66. ENTICING A MINOR FOR SEX …………………….607
  67. ENTRAPMENT …………………….610
  68. ENTRAPMENT BY ESTOPPEL …………………….620
  69. ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES …………………….622
  70. ESCAPE …………………….623
  71. EVIDENCE …………………….624
  72. EX POST FACTO …………………….782
  73. EXAMINATION OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE …………………….787
  74. EXPERT TESTIMONY …………………….788
  75. (Expert Evidence Offered by the Government) …………………….795
  76. EXPUNGEMENT OF CRIMINAL RECORD …………………….806
  77. EXTORTION …………………….807
  78. EXTORTIONATE EXTENSIONS OF CREDIT …………………….808
  79. EXTRADITION …………………….809
  80. EXTRATERRITORIAL APPLICATION OF LAWS …………………….810
  81. EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION …………………….811
  82. FAIR TRIAL / FREE PRESS …………………….812
  83. FALSE STATEMENTS / FALSE CLAIMS …………………….815
  84. FEDERAL OFFICER REMOVAL STATUTE …………………….823
  85. FIFTH AMENDMENT …………………….824
  86. FIFTH AMENDMENT …………………….831
  87. FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE …………………….842
  88. FIREARMS …………………….843
  89. FIRST AMENDMENT …………………….877
  90. FLIGHT EVIDENCE …………………….881
  91. FOOD AND DRUG ACT VIOLATIONS …………………….882
  92. FORCED LABOR …………………….883
  93. FORFEITURE …………………….884
  94. FORGERY …………………….916
  95. FUNDS FOR EXPERTS …………………….917
  96. GAMBLING …………………….920
  97. GOVERNMENTAL MISCONDUCT …………………….922
  98. GRAND JURY …………………….934
  99. GUILTY PLEAS …………………….948
  100. HANDWRITING EVIDENCE …………………….982
  101. HARBORING A FUGITIVE …………………….983
  102. HATE CRIME …………………….984
  103. HEALTH CARE FRAUD …………………….985
  104. HOBBS ACT …………………….987
  105. IDENTIFICATION …………………….994
  106. IDENTITY THEFT …………………….999
  107. IMMIGRATION OFFENSES …………………….1002
  108. IMMUNITY …………………….1011
  109. IMPOSSIBILITY …………………….1012
  110. INDICTMENTS …………………….1013
  111. INFORMANTS -- DISCOVERY …………………….1041
  112. INSANITY …………………….1042
  113. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE SUMMONS …………………….1046
  114. INTERPRETERS …………………….1047
  115. INTERSTATE OFFENSES …………………….1049
  116. INTOXICATION DEFENSE …………………….1056
  117. JENCKS ACT …………………….1057
  118. JUDGES …………………….1060
  119. JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT …………………….1069
  120. JUROR MISCONDUCT / EXTRINSIC EVIDENCE / ISSUES DURING DELIBERATIONS …………………….1073
  121. JURY …………………….1085
  122. JURY INSTRUCTIONS …………………….1105
  123. JURY SELECTION …………………….1178
  124. JUVENILE CASES …………………….1203
  125. KIDNAPPING …………………….1204
  126. LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSES …………………….1206
  127. MAIL FRAUD …………………….1207
  128. MAILING THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS …………………….1230
  129. MATERIALITY …………………….1231
  130. MERGER OF OFFENSES …………………….1236
  131. MISPRISION OF A FELONY …………………….1237
  132. MISTAKE OF FACT …………………….1238
  133. MISTAKE OF LAW …………………….1242
  134. MONEY LAUNDERING …………………….1246
  135. MURDER IN AID OF RACKETEERING …………………….1260
  136. MURDER / MANSLAUGHTER …………………….1261
  137. MURDER FOR HIRE …………………….1262
  138. NEW TRIAL / NEWLY DISCOVERED EVIDENCE …………………….1264
  139. OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE …………………….1269
  140. OPENING STATEMENT …………………….1280
  141. OPINION TESTIMONY …………………….1282
  142. PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS …………………….1283
  143. PERJURY …………………….1284
  144. PHOTOGRAPHS …………………….1288
  145. PLEA AGREEMENTS …………………….1289
  146. POLYGRAPHS …………………….1318
  147. PORNOGRAPHY …………………….1320
  148. POSSE COMITATUS ACT …………………….1328
  149. POST-ARREST SILENCE AND INVOCATION OF RIGHT TO COUNSEL …………………….1329
  150. PRIVILEGES …………………….1335
  151. PROBATION REVOCATION / SUPERVISED RELEASE …………………….1342
  152. PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT …………………….1344
  153. PUBLIC AUTHORITY DEFENSE …………………….1345
  154. PUBLIC TRIAL …………………….1346
  155. RAPE …………………….1351
  156. RE-OPENING EVIDENCE …………………….1352
  157. RICO …………………….1355
  158. ROBBERY …………………….1362
  159. SABOTAGE …………………….1363
  160. SEARCH AND SEIZURE …………………….1364
  161. SECURITIES FRAUD …………………….1680
  162. SELECTIVE PROSECUTION …………………….1683
  163. SELF DEFENSE …………………….1684
  164. SEQUESTRATION …………………….1685
  165. SEVERANCE …………………….1686
  166. SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION ACT …………………….1695
  167. SEX TOURISM …………………….1697
  168. SPEECH OR DEBATE CLAUSE …………………….1698
  169. SPEEDY TRIAL …………………….1699
  170. STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS …………………….1715
  171. STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION …………………….1721
  172. SUBPOENAS …………………….1724
  173. TAPES AND TRANSCRIPTS…………………….1725
  174. TAX OFFENSES …………………….1726
  175. TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ALTERING EQUIPMENT …………………….1731
  176. TELEPHONE HARASSMENT …………………….1732
  177. THEFT OFFENSES …………………….1733
  178. THREATENING THE PRESIDENT …………………….1736
  179. THREATENING COMMUNICATIONS …………………….1737
  180. TRANSACTIONAL IMMUNITY …………………….1738
  181. TRAVEL ACT …………………….1739
  182. TRANSCRIPTS …………………….1741
  183. VENUE …………………….1743
  184. VERDICT FORM …………………….1747
  185. VIENNA CONVENTION …………………….1749
  186. VIOLENCE IN AID OF RACKETEERING …………………….1750
  187. WILDLIFE OFFENSES (LACEY ACT) …………………….1751
  188. WIRETAP EVIDENCE …………………….1752
  189. WIRETAP OFFENSES (18 U.S.C. § 2511)…………………….1758
  190. WITNESSES …………………….1759
  191. (Access to Government Witnesses) …………………….1759
  192. WORK PRODUCT …………………….1775