- Stopping Witness Tampering By Abusers And Sex Traffickers In Pretrial Detention
887 F.3d 166 (4th Cir. 2018), 17-4194, United States v. Edlind
The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of witness tampering, conspiracy to commit witness tampering, and obstruction of justice. The court held that the evidence was sufficient to support defendant's conviction where a reasonable jury could have found that defendant corruptly persuaded the witness to alter his testimony. Summary by Justia.com
... convicted Carolyn Edlind of witness tampering, conspiracy to. commit witness tampering, and obstruction ...
Santa Maria Jr. accused of witness tampering; Girlfriend also faces charges.
Byline: Gary V. Murray WORCESTER -- Patsy Santa Maria Jr. and his girlfriend, a former New England Patriots cheerleader, were charged Thursday with trying to bribe a witness in Mr. Santa Maria's assault trial last month. Mr. Santa Maria, 42, and ...
- 25 CFR 11.439 - Witness tampering
854 F.3d 1276 (11th Cir. 2017), 15-13241, United States v. Davis
A jury found defendant guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm; witness tampering; and obstruction of justice. On appeal, defendant challenged his convictions for witness tampering and obstruction of justice. Defendant raised numerous pretrial and trial challenges. The court rejected defendant's contention that the district court court erred when it concluded that the witness tampering
... § 922(g) (Count One); (2) witness tampering in violation. of 18 U.S.C. § 1512(b)(1) (Count Two); and ...
- Tex. Pen. Code § 36.05 - Tampering With Witness
- Minn. Stat. § 609.498 - Tampering with Witness
Stopping Witness Tampering by Abusers and Sex Traffickers in Pretrial Detention
Last month, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of Sanctuary for Families — a leading non-profit organization advocating for victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking —specifically to advocate for allowing criminal prosecutions based on lawfully recorded telephone calls that abusers in pretrial detention use to coerce victims not to testify. According to some reports, up...
869 F.3d 490 (7th Cir. 2017), 16-2253, United States v. Edwards
Edwards is a naturalized U.S. citizen who emigrated from Mongolia in 1996. She was hired as an officer with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in 2009. Edwards went through a federal background investigation in 2009 and reinvestigation in 2014. Asked whether she “EVER provided financial support for any foreign national,” and whether she “ever helped anyone enter or stay in the U.S. illegally,”...
...She was charged with two counts of. witness tampering in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1512(b)(3). (Counts I and II) ...
- C.R.S § 18-8-605 - Tampering with a witness. (Repealed)
868 F.3d 170 (3rd Cir. 2017), 14-4284, Bruce v. Warden Lewisburg USP
In 1991, Bruce and others went Vine’s mussel shell camp, tied up Vine and his fiance, shot them, set the house ablaze and completed a robbery. Federal authorities became involved, leading to Bruce’s 1996 convictions for witness tampering murder. In 2011, the Supreme Court decided “Fowler,” interpreting the statute under which Bruce was convicted, making it a crime “to kill another person, with...
... including two counts of witness tampering murder for killing. Vine and Thornton. For his wrongdoing, ...
- KRS 524.050 - Tampering with a witness
- ORS 162.285 - Tampering with a witness
- Miss. Code § 97-9-115 - Tampering with a witness
886 F.3d 1120 (11th Cir. 2018), 16-17646, United States v. Harris
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of witness tampering and obstruction of justice. Defendant, in an effort to secure her brothers' acquittal from charges involving multiple murders, lied to law enforcement, encouraged a witness to provide false alibi testimony, and threatened individuals who might testify against her brothers. The court held that the district court did not...
... witness to provide false alibi testimony, and threatened. individuals who ...Harris. was convicted of witness tampering and obstruction of. justice. She now appeals her convictions, ...
- Ala. Code § 13A-10-124 (1975) - Tampering with a witness
- RCW 9A.72.120 - Tampering with a witness
- HRS § 710-1072 - Tampering with a witness
848 F.3d 428 (6th Cir. 2017), 15-1580, United States v. Lavictor
After a night of heavy drinking, LaVictor and his girlfriend, C.B., returned to LaVictor’s mother’s house on the Chippewa Reservation. During the night, LaVictor contacted emergency services because C.B. was bleeding from her vagina. Tribal police arrived with emergency personnel. LaVictor stated that he and C.B. had engaged in consensual sex. C.B. told the first stated that, while having sex,
... against LaVictor adding additional charges of witnessing. tampering pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1512(b)(1) (". Count Six" ...
- Utah Code § 76-8-508 - Tampering with witness - Receiving or soliciting a bribe
- A.R.S. § 13-2804 - Tampering with a witness; classification
784 F.3d 298 (6th Cir. 2015), 13-6125, United States v. Eaton
Initially charged with eight counts related to excessive force, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice based on his conduct during the 2010 arrest of Stinnett and the subsequent federal investigation, former Barren County Kentucky Sheriff Eaton was convicted of two counts of witness tampering, 18 U.S.C. 1512(b)(3) for instructing two officers to give false statements. The Sixth Circuit...
... Christopher Eaton (" Defendant" ) was convicted of two counts of witness tampering in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1512(b)(3) by a federal jury in the ...