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Sample DC Criminal Cases
... Under District of Columbia law, in order to hold a defendant liable for injury resulting from intervening criminal acts, "this court has repeatedly held that liability depends upon a more heightened showing of foreseeability than would be required if the act were merely negligent ...
... REID, Associate Judge: Appellant, John Robertson, appeals from the trial court's denial of his motion to vacate his criminal contempt convictions (Appeal No. ... Mr. Robertson also lodged an earlier appeal challenging his criminal contempt convictions in the trial court (Appeal No. ...
... This disciplinary matter is here both as a reciprocal proceeding, pursuant to DC Bar R. XI, § 11, based on respondent's suspension in South Carolina, and as an original matter arising from respondent's criminal conviction, pursuant to DC Bar R. XI, § 10(c). On August 25, 2004 ...
...  Every defendant in a criminal trial "has the absolute right not to testify." Littlejohn v. United States, 705 A.2d 1077, 1083 (DC 1997). ... be compelled 1137 in any criminal case to be a witness against himself. . . ." US Const. amend. ...
... Dunn's argument (and, to some extent, the government's response) conflates two distinct ideas: one, that some trivial violations of the assault statute may be, as Dunn argues, "too slight to constitute a criminal assault," and two, that there should be a de minimis defense to assault ...
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