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Victim to be retried over threats to attorney, detective (access required)

A crime victim who assisted the commonwealth in the criminal prosecution against his assailant will himself be retried for making threats against the assistant commonwealth’s attorney and a police detective. The question is whether his purpose in making the threat ...

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Drugs in driver’s system supports involuntary manslaughter conviction (access required)

A conviction for aggravated involuntary manslaughter was upheld, as it was based on the presence of multiple drugs in the defendant’s system and his admission, after initially denying that he had consumed alcohol or drugs, that he had received a ...

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Mandatory minimum cannot be reduced by time served on related offense (access required)

A defendant was not entitled to a departure from the mandatory minimum sentence based on his completion of a term of imprisonment on a related offense because no congressional statute authorizes a departure from the mandatory minimum sentence on this ...

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