Lawrence W. Long
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Retreat on the JLWOP Front, State v. Jon Smart, Op. No. 5830 (Ct. App. filed 7/7/21)
July 14, 2021
US v. Dupree, Lewis et al, 2nd Cir., filed August Term: Failure of Indictment to Allege Drug Quantity, Admissibility of Other Bad Act Evidence.
September 7, 2017
US v. Griffith, Cir. D.C., filed August 18, 2017: Exceptionally Strong 4th Amendment Opinion; Great News for Privacy and Electronic Devices
September 5, 2017
State v. Stanley Lamar Wrapp, S.C. Ct. App., filed 8/17/17: REVERSAL Due to Lack of Notice that Trial Would Be Held in Absentia
August 23, 2017
Renwick Mose v. State of SC, SCSCt, filed 8/16/17: Equitable Tolling of Statute of Limitations for Inmates Who Rely on Prison Mail System
August 16, 2017
US v. Hemza Lefsih, 4th Cir., filed 8/14/17: Improper Judicial Comments Results in Reversal of Immigration Fraud Conviction
August 15, 2017
US v. Noe Juarez, 5th Cir., filed 8/7/17: Dirty Cop Gets Resentencing; 404(b) Evidence, Deliberate Ignorance Instruction, and Body-Armor Enhancement.
August 10, 2017
US v. Mondragon (4th Cir., 6/21/17) Second Federal Gun Enhancement Case this Month; 4th Circuit Clarifying Law Surrounding Gun Enhancements.
July 5, 2017
Maurice S. Hope v. Cartledge, Warden (4th Cir, 5/22/17): Denial of habeas relief when trial counsel fails to request alibi instruction; important dissent by Judge Thacker who offers lesson in due process first principles.
May 30, 2017
United States v. Steve Hale (4th Cir, 5/17/17): Fences, Addicts, and Stolen Goods, Oh My! The Fourth Circuit Upholds Denial of Willful Blindness Jury Instruction.
May 16, 2017