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Juvenile’s sentence exceeded limit allowed by statute (access required)

A trial court’s goal of sentencing a defendant for, essentially, time served was thwarted because the sentence exceeded the maximum that could be imposed under the statute. Background Appellant and two other persons assaulted another teenager as he walked to ...

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Dealer’s relationship with customer established conspiracy (access required)

Where a defendant repeatedly purchased heroin from a single dealer and the dealer was aware of the defendant’s redistribution of the heroin and had an interest in keeping defendant as his customer, the defendant was properly convicted of a conspiracy ...

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Workplace accident exacerbated preexisting injury (access required)

An employee was entitled to workers’ compensation benefits where he suffered a lower back injury during a workplace accident that exacerbated his preexisting back pain because the employee’s actions during the accident did not constitute a willful violation of a ...

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