Tag: Court of Appeals

Oct 17

Appeals Court Rules Minor Male Prosecuted For Indecent Act With Minor Was Discriminated Against Because The Girl Wasn’t Also Prosecuted

High Court of Homa Bay in Mbita, Kenya (The Standard)

Kenya’s High Court has quashed the prosecution of a 16-year-old boy for having sex with a 17-year-old girl. He was charged with defilement and committing an indecent act with a minor. One of the reasons the appeals court quashed his prosecution is he wasn’t afforded equal protection of the law because the girl wasn’t also …

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Jun 02

Karen Anne Christiansen Acquitted By CA Appeals Court Of Conflict Of Interest Convictions

Karen Anne Christiansen, 52, outside Santa Monica Courthouse on December 26, 2010 the day she was charged (Scott Smeltzer, Daily Pilot (Newport, CA))

The California Court of Appeals has acquitted Karen Anne Christiansen of her 2011 conflict of interest convictions and ordered dismissal of the charges. On June 1, 2006 Karen Anne Christiansen began a contractual relationship with the Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) for her to provide consulting services as an independent contractor. The contract specifically …

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Dec 27

Joseph Dean Webber Awarded $392,500 For 19 Months Of Wrongful Imprisonment

Joseph Dean Webber Awarded $392,500 For 19 Months Of Wrongful Imprisonment

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Jul 29

Larry Swearingen’s Execution Is Stayed So His Actual Innocence Claim Can Be Considered

Larry Swearingen’s Execution Is Stayed So His Actual Innocence Claim Can Be Considered

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Jun 16

Minnesota Court Of Appeals Tosses Scooter Drunk Driving Conviction

Minnesota Court Of Appeals Tosses Scooter Drunk Driving Conviction

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May 04

Réjean Hinse Awarded $13.1 Million For 5 Years Wrongful Imprisonment For Armed Robbery

Réjean Hinse Awarded $13.1 Million For 5 Years Wrongful Imprisonment For Armed Robbery

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Apr 12

SC Supreme Court Orders Roger Bostick’s Acquittal Of Murder After 10 Years Imprisonment

SC Supreme Court Orders Roger Bostick’s Acquittal Of Murder After 10 Years Imprisonment

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Mar 23

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Message To Federal Courts That When In Doubt Deny A State Prisoner’s Habeas Petition

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Message To Federal Courts That When In Doubt Deny A State Prisoner’s Habeas Petition

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Mar 14

Prosecutor Misconduct Causes Overturning Of Ohio Conviction

Prosecutor Misconduct Causes Overturning Of Ohio Conviction

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Nov 22

Texas Appeals Court Acquits Man Convicted Of Videotaping Fully Clothed Women Walking In Public

William Allen Cooper was convicted in July 2010 in separate prosecutions of “improper photography or visual recording” for allegedly videotaping fully clothed women walking on the public sidewalk in front of his house and business in Red River County, Texas. He was sentenced to two separate 2-year prison terms. On November 18, 2010, the Texas …

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