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Direct appeal to the court is the wrong vehicle for defendant’s claim (access required)

In dismissing a direct appeal, the court noted that because a trial judge granted the defendant the relief he requested, it was up to the Department of Juvenile Justice to comply with the judge’s order, so the defendant’s grievance was ...

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Ex-inmate’s denial of treatment claim time-barred (access required)

In granting summary judgment to the defendants, the court found that a former inmate’s claims against correction facility officials that he was denied medical treatment and subject to abuse and lack of due process while incarcerated were time-barred and that ...

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Defective order prompts dismissal of immigration charges (access required)

A Honduran man had his illegal reentry charge dismissed after a judge found that material defects in a 2002 order requiring him to appear for an immigration hearing were sufficient for him to successfully challenge his deportation order. Background Ramos-Delcid ...

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