At the Law Office of Jacob Rigney, we pride ourselves on making complicated legal concepts simple. As such, we once again present the one sentence case law review. We read an entire legal opinion and boil it down to one sentence for you. Today's musical companion for today's read is here.
In re Selner (3 pages)
An attorney who bought pseudo ephedrine to help her meth dealer make methamphetamine was suspended from the practice of law for 3 years.
Hall v. State (28 pages)
The trial court erred by refusing to allow defense counsel to develop evidence of a potential prior false allegation of rape and refusing to allow defense counsel to impeach a witness with a recording of her previous inconsistent statements, but those Constitutional violations were harmless.
Russell v. State (16 pages)
If the State and Defendant enter into a plea agreement, it will be honored even if based on an incorrect application of the law, provided that both sides benefitted from the agreement.
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