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Officer’s Testimony Proved Speeding, DUI (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s bench trial convictions for speeding and misdemeanor driving under the influence  of alcohol; the arresting officer’s observations suffice to prove speeding regardless whether his speedometer was calibrated; defendant’s Fourth Amendment objections to the stop ...

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Wife’s Summary Contempt Conviction Reversed (access required)

A trial court erred in holding wife in summary contempt for her “vindictive” testimony describing her husband’s threats against her during a custody exchange, as the court’s finding that wife was untruthful depended on husband’s sound recording of the exchange ...

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