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Defendant Can’t Show ‘Extraordinary Circumstances’ (access required)

A defendant convicted of the drug-related first-degree murder of two men in 1997 cannot overturn a district court’s denial of his Rule 60(b)(6) motion for relief from judgment as untimely; the 4th Circuit upholds denial of his motion filed years ...

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License Suspension Admission Supported Arrest (access required)

Although an officer told defendant during a traffic stop that he “wasn’t overly concerned” with defendant’s suspended license, but would like to search defendant’s vehicle for weapons and narcotics, the Court of Appeals upholds the search; the officer had probable ...

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