Category: Evidence

U.S. v. FUERTES, NO. 13-4755

Decided: August 18, 2015   The Fourth Circuit held that it was appropriate for the district court to allow evidence of violent acts and threats of violence against competitors and that it was appropriate for the government’s expert witness to testify. Additionally, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the Fuertes judgment in...

U.S. v. GRAHAM, NO. 12-4659  

Decided: August 5, 2015  In this case stemming from a series of armed robberies, the Fourth Circuit held that obtaining cell service location information (CSLI) without a warrant violates the Fourth Amendment, but that the Government here relied in good faith on the Stored Communications Act, so the district court...

U.S. v. BAJOGHLI, NO. 14-4798

Decided: May 11, 2015 The Fourth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court’s ruling because it abused its discretion in excluding evidence that was reasonably necessary for the government to make its case regarding the fraudulent scheme.   Dr. Amar Bajoghli was indicted for executing a scheme to defraud when...