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Criminal – False Pretenses – Forged Check – Refreshing Witness Recollection (access required)

At defendant’s trial for attempting to obtain money by false pretenses and uttering a forged check, the trial court did not err in allowing the commonwealth to refresh the recollection of a key witness without first laying a proper foundation, ...

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Search & Seizure – Auto Search – Abandonment – Privacy Expectation (access required)

A defendant who parked his car near an apartment in a public housing complex, and who admitted to an officer that he did not have a driver’s license, did not abandon his reasonable expectation of privacy in the vehicle when ...

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Criminal – A&B – Law Enforcement Officer – Resisting Arrest (access required)

A defendant’s act of spitting in an officer’s face was an unreasonable use of force to resist an allegedly unlawful arrest, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction for assault and battery on a law enforcement officer in violation ...

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Criminal – Sale Of Wild Animal Parts – Mounted Deer Heads – Jurisdiction (access required)

A defendant who variously explained his possession of mounted deer heads offered for sale on eBay by saying they were road kill, legally harvest or from a butcher shop, and who did not hold a valid taxidermy license, has convictions ...

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