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- “Teen Mom” Violence Leads to Criminal Charges in Indiana
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- A Closer Look At Live Hearings Under Title IX
- A Federal Case May Mean Increased Penalties in Drug Prosecutions
- A guide to understanding the North Carolina sex offender registry
- A Once-In-A-Lifetime Dismissal
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- Debate Rages Over Sentencing Guidelines for Child Pornography-Related Crimes
- DNA Testing and the Presumption of Innocence in North Carolina
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- Gall v. United States
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- May Schools Impose “Gag Orders” In Title IX Cases?
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- New Differential May Not Affect Discrimination in Federal Drug Sentencing
- New Title IX Regulations Change The Way Schools Handle Sexual Assault Cases
- North Carolina Child Sex Crime Conviction Has Harsh Consequences
- North Carolina Criminal Lawyer Can Help Explain Alford Pleas
- North Carolina Governor’s Staff Members Indicted
- North Carolina Law Strives to Take Race Out of Death Penalty Sentencing
- North Carolina SBI Lab Under Review: What Does It Mean for Prisoners?
- North Carolina sex offender law faces tough Supreme Court test
- North Carolina Students Cited for Underage Drinking
- Opinion: Sexting Is Not Child Porn
- Race and the Death Penalty in North Carolina
- Reform of Drug Sentencing Inequities Could Come in 2010
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- SBI Lab Practices Questioned
- Security Settings in File-Sharing Software May Lead to Unintended Sharing of Child Pornography
- Self Defense In North Carolina: Can You Stand Your Ground?
- Sentencing Discretion For Judges? A Look At The Current And Proposed Safety Valve Acts
- Sexual Offense Allegations on a College Campus: What You Need To Know When You are Facing Allegations
- States Target Craigslist for Adult Services Ads
- The Dangers of Peer-to-Peer Sharing: How Innocent Users Can Be Arrested for Illegal Child Pornography
- The Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Mandatory Minimum Sentences
- Trading Before Heinz Buyout Triggers SEC Investigation
- United States v. Booker
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- When Is Your Sentence Up? North Carolina’s Post-Release Supervision Program
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State v. B.S.: Not Guilty Verdict in First Degree Murder Case..
In this case, our client was charged with First Degree Murder in connection with a “drive by” shooting that occurred in Charlotte, NC. The State’s evidence included GPS ankle monitoring data linking our client was at the scene of the crime and evidence that our client confessed to an inmate while in jail. Nonetheless, we convinced a jury to unanimously find our client Not Guilty. He was released from jail the same day.
State v. S.G.: First Degree Murder Charge Dismissed..
Our client was charged with First Degree for the shooting death related to an alleged breaking and entering. The State’s evidence included a co-defendant alleging that our client was the shooter. After conducting a thorough investigation with the use of a private investigator, we persuaded the State to dismiss entirely the case against our client.
State v. B.D.: First Degree Murder Charged Dismissed..
After conducting an investigation and communicating with prosecutor about the facts and circumstances indicating that our client acted in self-defense, the case was dismissed and deemed a justifiable homicide.
State v. I.R.: Reduction from First Degree Murder to Involuntary Manslaughter and Concealment of Death..
Our client was charged with the First Degree Murder of a young lady by drug overdose. After investigating the decedent’s background and hiring a preeminent expert toxicologist to fight the State’s theory of death, we were able to negotiate this case down from Life in prison to 5 years in prison, with credit for time served.
State v. J.G.: .
Our client was charged with First Degree Murder related to a “drug deal gone bad.” After engaging the services of a private investigator and noting issues with the State’s case, we were able to negotiate a plea for our client that avoided a Life sentence and required him to serve only 12 years.