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Tag Archives: Judge Pamela A. Harris

Defendant fails to upset sentence for firearm possession (access required)

The defendant’s argument that one use of a firearm in the simultaneous commission of two predicate drug-trafficking offenses will not support separate § 924(c) convictions and sentences is foreclosed by Fourth Circuit precedent. And he was not entitled to relief ...

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Noncitizens facing removal are entitled to bond hearing (access required)

Where noncitizens are awaiting the outcome of proceedings on their petitions to withhold removal based on a fear of persecution or torture in other countries, they are entitled to bond hearings that could lead to their release during those proceedings. ...

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‘Fugitive tolling doctrine’ extended term of supervised release (access required)

The expiration of the defendant’s period of supervised release did not mean the district court lacked jurisdiction to sentence him for violating an element of that release because the supervised release term was tolled during the period when the defendant ...

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Government not liable for state’s reduction of Medicaid (access required)

Where the state reduced certain services available to plaintiffs under its Medicaid waiver program, the plaintiffs could not sue the federal government for its failure to provide proper oversight of the state’s Medicaid program. Background Richard Stogsdill and Robert Levin ...

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