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‘Miranda’ rights waived by voluntary talk with police (access required)

Where a defendant argued that statements he made to the police without benefit of counsel about a gun involved in a felon-in-possession charge should have been suppressed, but he knowingly waived his right to counsel by voluntarily answering a detective’s ...

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Sentencing error harmless, enhancement supported (access required)

Where the district court erred by imposing an enhanced statutory maximum that was neither charged nor submitted to the jury, because the statutory sentencing enhancement was supported by overwhelming evidence and was uncontroverted, the error was harmless. Background Former federal ...

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Suspended sentence properly revoked (access required)

After appellant violated the terms of his probation several times, the trial court did not abuse its discretion by revoking his suspended sentences. Arguments on appeal “Appellant, through counsel, contends that the trial court abused its discretion when it upwardly ...

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