MILLERSBURG — Referring to her ex as a psychopath who tried to kill her, a domestic violence victim made an impassioned plea Tuesday afternoon for imposition of a prison sentence for her abuser. Ronald E. Morgan II, 39, most recently of 359 ½ E. Bowman St., Wooster, previously pleaded not guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to domestic violence. In exchange for his guilty plea, the state agreed to dismiss a related charge of disrupting public services. The charge is made a fourth-degree felony because Morgan was previously convicted, in 2008, of assault by strangulation.
The sentence was passed on following a six-day hearing in which Lane County Circuit Court Judge Jack Mattison heard points of interest of Kip 's violations from agents and onlookers, listened to discusses about Kip 's emotional wellness, and heard explanations from the
Looking at the totality of the circumstance, which is the test used when the court focuses on all of the circumstances surrounding a situation rather than any one factor, I do believe that the evidence obtained during the traffic stop and arrest in question would remain valid.
Case Briefs: Case: State v. Marshall, 179 S.E. 427 (N.C. 1935). Opinion by: Stacy C.J. Facts: A homicide occurred at the defendant’s filling station. At the filling station the deceased was previously drinking and was sweet talking the defendant’s wife in a whispering conversation. The deceased was asked to leave the building, yet the defendant order him more than once.
The first major court case to influence our treatment of juveniles today was the Kent v. United States. The case overall, made an impact on the treatment of juveniles today because now juveniles have a right to an attorney, the parents must be notified and either parents or a lawyer must be present during an interrogation, and juveniles must be reminded of his or her right to silence. The main thing that this case influenced was that courts must allow juveniles the right to defend themselves and to be heard when transferring a juvenile over to the adult system.
Legal Studies How well does the Australian Legal System deal with the contemporary issue (drug use and the law) The Australian legal system was developed from the legal system of Britain originally, between 1855 and 1890 the British parliament granted a limited right to set up a local system of governments to each of the British colonies within Australia. This allowed each of the colonies the right to develop their own laws and legal systems to deal with its particular situation. There was a move towards creating a central legal system during the late 19th century, a referendum was held in each colony to approve the draft constitution. The Australian Constitution Act was passed as an Act of the British Government and took effect on January
The Supreme Court priorities from the time period of 1790 to 1865 were establishing the Judiciary Act of 1789, which was instrumental in founding the Federal Court System. The framers believed that establishing a National Judiciary was an urgent and important task. After the installation of Chief Justice John Marshall who “used his dominance to strengthen the court 's position and advance the policies he favored” (Baum 20). However, in the decision of the landmark case of Marbury v. Madison in 1803 was an example of the power he exuded “in which the Court struck down a Federal statute for the first time” (Baum 20). This created some internal conflict between Marshall and President Thomas Jefferson, however Marshall was able to diffuse this with
MILLERSBURG — For being impaired and causing a July crash that caused another man to be hospitalized for more than a week, a Millersburg man on Thursday was sentenced to 14 months in prison. Lesley L. Summers, 38, 6970 Township Road 319, previously pleaded guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to vehicular assault and operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. In exchange for his guilty plea, related charges of aggravated vehicular assault and passing in an intersection were dismissed. On Summers' behalf, attorney Michael Boeske said his client is remorseful and realizes the seriousness of the incident.
Reading about Ronald Georgie Whetzel Jr., being in jail for next 40 years is a “hard pill to swallow”. Sadly, I agree with the court decision to sentence him to 40 years in jail. Whetzel Jr. commit took part in an armed home invasion and that cannot be excused. I am aware at time this event occurred he was 17 years old and had a difficult family upbringing. His mother is serving a sentence for forgery and related offenses.
Typically, prior convictions can enhance the charge and penalties for subsequent convictions; however, his prior convictions are outside the look back period for both, the offense is a first-degree misdemeanor, according to Lt. Stephanie Norman, commander of the Wooster Post
: Petitioner, the State of Arizona, sought review of an order entered by the Superior Court of Maricopa County, Arizona, which granted the defendant Pike’s motion to modify his sentence pursuant to Ariz. R. Crim. P. 32. During the time of the offense, a sentence of one year-life was officially put into place. Pike filed a petition for post-conviction relief to have his sentence altered because he believed that his sentence was cruel and unusual punishment under the Eighth Amendment. The trial court granted Pike’s petition and gave him only 15 to 30 years and the state of Arizona filed a petition for review. On July 10, 1975, the defendant Pike was convicted of possession of dangerous drugs for sale which violated the A.R.S. §§ 32-1970(C), 32-1996(C), and 32-1901, and Pike was sentenced to serve a term of not less than 40 nor more than 50 years in the Arizona State Prison.
Adjustments in life are rather harder than expected, especially for convicted prisoners. Having majority of your rights and freedoms being taken away is an enormous punishment in which none us want. Prior to jail, Andy Dufrense was a successful banker, who was able to do anything he truly wanted. Andy was a very wealthy, and successful man who had the rest of his life panned out for him. But due to a wrong conviction, Andy is now facing a two life year sentences in a maximum facility.
It was the Presidential election of 1800 where Thomas Jefferson won against John Adams. Around this time, Congress had passed the Judiciary Act of 1801. This act altered the Judiciary Act of 1789 in establishing ten new district courts. This was to expand the number of circuit courts from three to six, add additional judges to each circuit, and give the President the authority to appoint Federal judges and justices of the peace. This act also reduced the number of Supreme Court justices from six to five.