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Failure to Return to Hospital Not ‘Callous Disregard’ (access required)

The Court of Appeals reverses the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a mother for the death of her two-year old daughter, who accidentally took Suboxone prescribed for her caretaker’s boyfriend and was discharged from the hospital with generic discharge instructions indicating ...

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Longer Sentence Due to Prior Drug Crimes (access required)

A district court did not err in determining, based on defendant’s status as a recidivist drug offender, that drug offenses he committed during his supervised release were “Grade B” violations under the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s advisory policy statements, despite defendant’s ...

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