Weekly Fourth Circuit Summaries
United States v. Galecki (Agee 7/29/2019): The Fourth Circuit affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded a criminal conviction related to conspiracy to distribute controlled substance analogues for a new trial, holding the district court erred in refusing to compel testimony from a DEA employee and disallowing testimony from two defense witnesses. . . .
Gilliam v. Sealy (Thacker 7/30/2019): In Gilliam, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of defendants’ motion for summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity. . . .
United States v. Rodriguez-Soriano (Gregory 7/24/19): The Fourth Circuit held the administration of criminal justice requires a criminal conviction to rest upon firmer ground than an uncorroborated admission or confession of the accused. . . .
Hahn v. Moseley (Gregory 7/24/2019): The Fourth Circuit held in the context of firearm convictions based on predicate offenses when the charges or counts exceed the number of acts, those extra charges or counts cannot form the basis of additional liability. . . .
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