Tag Archives: Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr.

Diagnosis not required for sexually dangerous person designation (access required)

Defendant was properly designated as a sexually dangerous person despite not being diagnosed with a paraphilic disorder because his diagnosis of a mixed personality disorder and an alcohol use disorder satisfied the statute’s mental illness requirement and the government sufficiently ...

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Sentence hiked for knowledge of likely unlawful use of guns (access required)

Where a pawn shop employee had reason to believe the fellow gang member he gave several guns would use the firearms unlawfully, sentence enhancement of his convictions for firearm trafficking was appropriate. Background Appellant William Devon Evans was an employee ...

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Temporary ex parte order does not satisfy SIJ requirements (access required)

A temporary ex parte custody order did not qualify as a state court custody order sufficient to meet the requirements necessary for plaintiff to obtain special immigrant juvenile status. Background Under 8 U.S.C. §1101(a)(27)(J), immigrant children may become lawful permanent ...

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