Fifth Circuit Blog

by Paul M. Rashkind ( · · ·

Tags: competency, revocation, bop, fast-track, supreme court, cross-references, deliberate ignorance, recidivist possession, role, batson, victims' rights, indictment, suspended sentences, kidnapping, character evidence, cvra, burdens of proof, intra-circuit splits, interrogation, terroristic threat, theft, statutory construction, apprendi/booker, ethics, sexual abuse of a minor, cumulative error, loss amount, crack retroactivity, failure to appear, cimt, 4a1.3, standards of review, booker, agent/expert testimony, plea negotations, sex trafficking, collateral estoppel, rule of lenity, alien harboring, plea negotiations, juries, exigent circumstances, en banc, rico, 2255, speedy trial, 3582(c)(2), double jeopardy, forfeiture, 1326, enhancements, 1324, 702, supervised release, counterfeit/misbranded drugs, humor, merger, 3147, fifth circuit rules, bank fraud, counterfeiting, chain of custody, prosecutorial misconduct, involuntary medication, mistrial, jury selection, plain error, rule 35, knock and announce, wire fraud, civil commitment, eighth amendment, acceptance of responsibility, cso, brady, career offender, special maritime and territorial jurisdiction, necessary and proper, law of the case, aggravated felony, harmless error, extraterritoriality, identity theft, 3b1.3, 851, legal research, forensic evidence, 841, consent, mitigating role, guidelines, child pornography, faretta, presentment, obstruction, conspiracy, departures, escape, alien smuggling, sixth amendment, restitution, knock and talk, rule 33/new trial, rules changes, tax offenses, cov, plea withdrawal, privileges, 2l1.2, local rules, felon-in-possession, mistretta, firearms, rule 11, dto, full faith and credit act, immunity, innocence protection act, mcnabb-mallory, 922(g), document fraud, sexually violent predators, apprendi, giglio, 2l1.1, wiretap, circuit splits, confrontation clause, sorna, 2k2.1, vindictiveness, 4b1.2, relevant conduct, ex post facto, fraud, sentencing variance, deriviative citizenship, fre, plea agreements, cert grants, manslaughter, confessions, bank robbery, reasonableness review, interstate commerce, circuit news, reckless endangerment, speedy trial act, waiver, jury instructions, hearsay, fourth amendment, uuv, 1b1.10, mail theft, 404(b), protective sweep, guilty pleas, prior convictions, 924(c), grounds of inadmissibility & deportability, as-applied sentencing findings challenges, statutory rape, money laundering, acca, jenks, as-applied apprendi challenges, collateral attacks, right to counsel, mvra, kimbrough, apprendi-land, sol, rules of evidence, taylor/shepard, 2g2.2, aggravated assault, mandate rule, miranda, burglary, discovery, safety valve, 2422, scientific evidence, error preservation, special assessment, 2d1.1, arson, sufficiency of evidence, fisa, multiplicity, 3c1.2, entrapment, mootness, 2l2.2, trial tips, appeal waivers, rehabilitation, ineffective assistance, chapter 4, fema fraud, abuse of trust, mens rea, circumstance-specific approach, violent felony, 2b1.1, bribery, drug smuggling, acquired/derivative citizenship, consecutive sentences, forcible sex offense, mandatory minimum