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  • 654 F.3d 1204 (11th Cir. 2011), 09-13267, Loggins v. Thomas

    ... to her mother's home in West Monroe, Louisiana, and had telephoned her mother to let her know ... medical examiner's office, where a full autopsy was conducted. The autopsy revealed that ..., as well as multiple international laws and treaties[; ] .. [2.] .. that the automatic ...

  • CSI: Mississippi: a case study in expert testimony gone horribly wrong.

    ...Testifying that you can tell from an autopsy how many hands were on the gun that fired a ... across Mississippi and occasionally in Louisiana. . How does he find the time? In his testimony, ... by passing one of the most thorough laws in the country implementing oversight of forensic ...

  • SNAKE OIL WITH A BITE: THE LETHAL VENEER OF SCIENCE AND TEXAS' DEATH PENALTY.

    ...Georgia, (16) five justices concluded that laws providing juries with unbridled discretion to ... the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy on the child ruled out the administration of CPR .... (50) See id. at 304; Roberts v. Louisiana, 428 U.S. 325, 333-34 (1976). . (51) See Lockett ...

  • 395 F.3d 1064 (9th Cir. 2005), 05-15042, Beardslee v. Woodford

    ... the fact that nineteen states have passed laws banning, in whole or in part, the use of ...It contests the conclusions based on autopsy reports submitted by Beardslee, citing a lack of ... based on an "unforeseeable accident," Louisiana ex rel. Francis v. Resweber, 329 U.S. 459, 464, ...

  • Sua sponte actions in the appellate courts: the "gorilla rule" revisited.

    ...Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (93) should ... errors about their jurisdiction's own laws too, as typified by Poyner. The plaintiff, a ... the Unrepresented at the Bail Stage: An Autopsy of a State High Court's Sua Sponte Rejection of ...

  • 864 F.2d 348 (5th Cir. 1988), 88-3214, Jones v. Butler

    .... Robert H. BUTLER, Sr., Warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary, . Angola, Louisiana, ...An autopsy established that the child had been beaten, ..., thereby denying him equal protection of the laws. As a result, Jones, a black man, was tried by an ...

  • 653 F.2d 942 (5th Cir. 1981), 81-3249, Baldwin v. Blackburn

    ... v. . Frank C. BLACKBURN, Warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary, . and William J. Guste, ...Dr. Frank Chin, who performed the autopsy, attributed her death to massive cerebral ... Violation of State Sequestration Laws.         Appellant asserts that the ...

  • Innocence project: DNA exonerations, 1989-2014; review of data and findings from the first 25 years.

    ...), New York (n=29), Virginia (n=15) and Louisiana (n=14). It is important to note that these states ...(103) . These laws vary dramatically with regard to requirements for ...The medical examiner who conducted the autopsy noticed marks on the child's body that he ...

  • The test results said what? The post-Crawford admissibility of hearsay forensic evidence.

    ... varied forensic tests as lab reports, autopsy reports, and Breathalyzer certifications. Also, ...Washington was the Louisiana Supreme Court in State v. Cunningham. (181) The ...COMP. LAWS [section] 600.2167 (2006); OHIO REV. CODE ANN. ...

  • 320 F.3d 526 (5th Cir. 2003), 01-30998, U.S. v. Wharton

    ... Court for the Western District of Louisiana.         Before GARWOOD and CLEMENT, ...An autopsy revealed the presence of flunitrazepam, the ... Id. at 821 ("When applying criminal laws, courts must follow the plain and unambiguous ...

  • 737 F.2d 1372 (5th Cir. 1984), 84-3219, Willie v. Maggio

    ... v. . Ross MAGGIO, Jr., Warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary, . Respondent-Appellee. . ...The doctor who performed the autopsy on the victim testified that Hathaway must have ... Petitioner's rights under the laws and Constitution of Louisiana and the Sixth, ...

  • 92 F.3d 1371 (5th Cir. 1996), 95-30860, United States v. Lewis

    ... Court for the Western District of Louisiana.         Before JOLLY, DUHE, and ...in which such place is situated, by the laws thereof in force at the time of such act or ..., (2) the deep bruises evident on the pre-autopsy and autopsy photographs of Jadasha were not ...

  • 405 F.3d 66 (1st Cir. 2005), 04-1226, Burke v. Town of Walpole

    ... See also Kirk v. Louisiana, 536 U.S. 635, 638, 122 S.Ct. 2458, 153 L.Ed.2d ...Gen. Laws ch. 276, § 22 (1998) requires that an arrest .... . .         Preliminary autopsy reports indicated that Irene Kennedy had been ...

  • 717 F.3d 1156 (10th Cir. 2013), 11-2106, United States v. Christie

    ...An autopsy revealed that no inborn disorder was to blame. BW ... to determine if the ACA assimilated Louisiana's first-degree murder statute. For several ... Lewis, the nature of the federal murder laws shows that Congress intended its first-and-second ...

  • 795 F.3d 471 (5th Cir. 2015), 14-30995, United States v. McRae

    A civilian died after an encounter with a New Orleans officer in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The officer left the civilian's severely wounded body in a car. Defendant, a police officer, set the car on fire with the corpse inside. Defendant was convicted, among other things, of obstructing a federal investigation in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1519. Both sides agree that this conviction must be

    ... District of Louisiana. . .          For. ...A coroner performed an. autopsy on the remains in late October 2005, but they ... and protected by the Constitution and laws of the United. States, to be free from an ...

  • 779 F.3d 366 (6th Cir. 2015), 11-5707, Wheeler v. Simpson

    In 1997, Louisville police discovered the bodies of two people in their apartment. The male victim had nine stab wounds. The pregnant female victim died as a result of manual strangulation and was stabbed after she was dead. Wheeler, ultimately convicted of the murders, changed his story several times. He eventually admitted being in the apartment on that night, after the male victim was stabbed,

    ...During the autopsy, the medical examiner discovered that the female ... claims its admission contravened Kentucky's laws or its rules of evidence. See, e.g., Bey v. ... Be?: An Assessment of United States and Louisiana Supreme Court Case Law , 59 La. L.Rev. 1105, 1138 ...

  • 840 F.3d 1268 (11th Cir. 2016), 16-15549, Arthur v. Commissioner, Alabama Dep't of Corrections

    Plaintiff, convicted of murder and sentenced to death, filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, challenging Alabama’s use of midazolam in its lethal injection protocol. The district court denied relief. The court concluded that substantial evidence supported the district court’s fact findings and, thus, plaintiff has shown no clear error in them. The court also concluded that plaintiff has shown no error

    ... occasions, Arthur has filed civil lawsuits under 42. U.S.C. § 1983 challenging the ... Louisiana State University (" LSU" ). He is the. ... an injunction barring a post-mortem autopsy of his body. (CM/ECF for the U.S. Dist. Ct. ...

  • 816 F.3d 1110 (9th Cir. 2016), 11-10029, United States v. Reza-Ramos

    ...An autopsy would later show that Flores died of " blunt ...Section 1152 provides that " the general laws of the United States as to the punishment of ..., a defendant was charged with violating Louisiana's first-degree murder statute for beating and ...

  • 854 F.3d 488 (8th Cir. 2017), 17-1804, McGehee v. Hutchinson

    The district court entered stays of execution in an action brought by nine Arkansas prisoners under 42 U.S.C. 1983. The prisoners were all convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The court granted the State's motion to vacate the stays, concluding that the prisoners could have brought their section 1983 method-of-execution claim much earlier and intentionally declined to do so; the district...

    ...Dr. Zivot testified that. the autopsy reports showed death was not instantaneous, but. ... of Arkansas' laws securing anonymity for execution-drug. ... Kennedy v. Louisiana, 554 U.S. 407, 420, 128 S.Ct. 2641, 171 ...

  • 989 F.2d 1360 (3rd Cir. 1993), 92-7160, Kleinknecht v. Gettysburg College

    ...An autopsy conducted the day after his death revealed no ..."apply the substantive law of the state whose laws govern the action." Robertson v. Allied Signal, ..., 576 So.2d 978, 984-85 (La.1991) (Louisiana court had no specific personal jurisdiction over ...

  • 702 F.3d 806 (5th Cir. 2012), 11-30345, United States v. McRae

    ... Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.           Before JOLLY, HIGGINBOTHAM ...A coroner performed an autopsy on the remains in late October 2005, but they ... secured or protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or to different ...

  • 814 F.3d 340 (6th Cir. 2016), 09-5517, United States v. Taylor

    Taylor committed burglaries from Luck’s house and neighboring Atlanta residences, 2001-2003. On August 6, 2003, Taylor, Matthews, and Marshall, went to Luck’s house to rob him. Marshall guarded Luck at gunpoint while Taylor searched the house, taking $600-800. Luck was forced outside and into his van. As Taylor drove around isolated Tennessee roads, there was a confrontation. Matthews fired a...

    ... OF JUSTICE INITIATIVE, New Orleans, Louisiana, for Amicus Curiae. . .           ... a gut-wrenching photo of Luck's corpse at autopsy. None of the prosecutor's conduct, however, ... doubt " dozens of federal and state criminal laws[, like § 924(c)(3)(B), that] use terms like ...

  • 356 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2003), 01-1619, United States v. Soto-Beniquez

    ... a felony violation of the federal narcotics laws, (2) the violation was part of a continuing ... defendants with copies of all of these autopsy reports. Although Dr. Cortes testified about one ...Louisiana, 508 U.S. 275, 279, 113 S.Ct. 2078, 124 L.Ed.2d ...

  • 800 F.3d 570 (D.C. Cir. 2015), 11-3054, United States v. Straker

    ... authority over " all offenses against the laws of the United States." Because violation of the ... pathologist who conducted Maharaj's autopsy, had reported that he " did not see any fracture ...at 467); see also Montejo v. Louisiana , 556 U.S. 778, 794-95, 129 S.Ct. 2079, 173 ...

  • 502 F.3d 931 (9th Cir. 2007), 03-99010, United States v. Mitchell

    ... intra-Indian violations of federal criminal laws of general, nationwide applicability. Id. at ... . Taylor v. Louisiana , 419 U.S. 522, 528, 95 S.Ct. 692, 42 L.Ed.2d ... admission of the diagram made during the autopsy as a business record under Fed.R.Evid. 803(6). ...