Category: 2013

United States v. Savage, No. 13-6326

Decided: December 10, 2013 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s civil commitment of the defendant, Richard Savage, as a “sexually dangerous person” under the United States Code. Savage appeals his commitment on the...

United States v. Kerr, No. 12-4775

Decided: December 3, 2013 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment and held that the defendant’s prior North Carolina state convictions, which sentenced the defendant in the mitigated rather than the presumptive range...

Lin v. Holder, No. 12-2302

Decided: November 22, 2013 The Fourth Circuit held that the Immigration Judge and the Board of Immigration Appeals (collectively, the agency) had substantial evidence to support an adverse credibility determination against Qing Hua Lin...