Jaffee v. Redmond (1996)

Jaffee v. Redmond (1996) United States Supreme Court 518 U.S. 1, 116 S. Ct. Nature of Case Whether it is appropriate for federal courts to recognize a “psychotherapist privilege” under Rule 501 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Facts of Case On June 27, 1991, Officer Mary Lu Redmond responded to a call at an […]

Jaffee v. Redmond (1996) United States Supreme Court 518 U.S. 1, 116 S. Ct. Nature of Case Whether it is appropriate for federal courts to recognize a “psychotherapist privilege” under Rule 501 of the Federal Rules of Evidence. Facts of Case On June 27, 1991, Officer...

United States v. Comstock (2010)

United States v. Comstock (2010) United States Supreme Court 130 S. Ct. 1949 Nature of Case Whether it is unconstitutional for the federal government to allow for the civil commitment of sexually dangerous persons following the completion of their federal criminal sentences. Facts of Case In 2006, as part of the Adam Walsh Child Protection […]

United States v. Comstock (2010) United States Supreme Court 130 S. Ct. 1949 Nature of Case Whether it is unconstitutional for the federal government to allow for the civil commitment of sexually dangerous persons following the completion of their federal criminal...

United States v. Greer (1998)

Penny Stocks Behind The Scenes: Make Money In The Penny Stock Market   United States v. Greer (1998) United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 158 F.3d 228 Nature of Case Whether a defendant who is found to be malingering can receive a sentence enhancement for obstruction of justice. Facts of Case In […]

Penny Stocks Behind The Scenes: Make Money In The Penny Stock Market   United States v. Greer (1998) United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 158 F.3d 228 Nature of Case Whether a defendant who is found to be malingering can receive a sentence...

Washington v. Harper (1990)

Washington v. Harper (1990) United States Supreme Court 494 U.S. 210 Nature of Case Whether it is constitutionally required to provide a judicial hearing prior to the involuntary administration of medication to an inmate. Facts of Case Walter Harper was convicted of robbery in 1976. He was imprisoned in the Washington state prison system from […]

Washington v. Harper (1990) United States Supreme Court 494 U.S. 210 Nature of Case Whether it is constitutionally required to provide a judicial hearing prior to the involuntary administration of medication to an inmate. Facts of Case Walter Harper was convicted of...