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Victim properly allowed to invoke Fifth Amendment (access required)

The trial court correctly allowed a malicious wounding victim to invoke her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination at appellant’s trial. Further, there was no error in allowing the prosecutor to introduce a transcript of the victim’s testimony at appellant’s preliminary ...

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Sufficient evidence to support larceny conviction (access required)

There was sufficient evidence that appellant intended to permanently deprive her boyfriend’s mother of jewelry when she took it from the home and pawned it. Appellant’s inconsistent explanations about the circumstances under which the jewelry was pawned negates the countervailing ...

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Evidence was admissible under plain view doctrine (access required)

Where the police had a valid warrant to search appellant’s electronic devices for evidence of drug crimes, the trial court incorrectly suppressed evidence of unrelated crimes discovered during the search. The unrelated evidence was admissible under the plain view doctrine. ...

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