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Manslaughter Law
State Of Kansas v. Dern

The Court of Appeals aptly summarized the case facts, which were incorporated by reference into Dern's petition for review to this court. The panel found: "Justin and Jami Dern had been married for 12 years when the alleged incidents occurred. They had three children together—a 7-year-old boy and 3-year-old twin girls, C.D. and F.D. In late June 2010, C.D. told Jami that she had seen 'daddy's peep... More...   $0 (11-25-2015 - KS)

United States of America v. Roderick Talk

Albuquerque, NM - Navajo Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Voluntary Manslaughter and Assault Charges

Roderick Talk, 43, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Sanostee, N.M., pleaded guilty in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to voluntary manslaughter and assault charges under a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Talk was arrested in June 2015, and ch... More...
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United States of America v. Jamal Smalls a/k/a "Poo Black," a/k/a "Machiavelli," a/k/a "Mack"

New York, NY - Jamal Smalls Convicted For Murder, Narcotics Trafficking, And Firearms Charges

Leading Member of Bloods Found Guilty of 2012 Drug-Related Murder, As Well As Non-Fatal Shooting

JAMAL SMALLS, a/k/a “Poo Black,” a/k/a “Machiavelli,” a/k/a “Mack,” was found guilty today of the July 26, 2012, drug-related murder of Doneil White; leading a narcotics trafficking conspirac... More...
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The People of the State of Colorado v. Kenneth Leon Childress

The People petitioned for review of the court of appeals’ judgment vacating
Childress’s conviction of vehicular assault while operating a motor vehicle under the
influence of alcohol or drugs. Although it was undisputed that Childress was not
driving the vehicle in question, the jury was instructed that he could be found guilty as
a complicitor. The court of appeals concluded... More...
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State of Connecticut v. Abimael Ramos

Bridgeport, CT - Defendant convicted of killing longtime girlfriend

The State of Connecticut charged Abimael Ramos, age 31, with first-degree murder for shooting and killing his longtime girlfriend, Luz Morales, on May 23, 2011.

Defendant claimed that Morales was shot by one of two men who invaded his home and that Morales was upstairs taking a shower and that, during a struggle... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Jamie D. Nunley

Tulsa, OK - Driver of car that killed pedestrian sentenced to ten years on manslaughter charge

The State of Oklahoma charged Jamie D. Nunley with first-degree manslaughter in violation of 21 O.S. 711, causing a fatality accident without valid driver's license in violation of 47 O.S. 11-905(c), DUI in violation of 47 O.S. 11-902(A)(3), driving under suspension in violation of 47 O.S. 6-303... More...
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Cadet

In May, 2007, the defendant was convicted by a
Superior Court jury of murder in the first degree on the theory
of extreme atrocity or cruelty in the stabbing death of his girl
friend, Betina Francois. At trial, the defendant did not contest
that he had stabbed the victim, but argued that he had done so in
self-defense, after she became enraged and attacked him with two ... More...
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Justin Springer a/k/a Justin Donte Springer a/k/a Justin D. Springer v. State of Mississippi

Justin Springer was convicted of capital murder on May 6, 2011. Springer v. State,
89 So. 3d 567, 568 (¶1) (Miss. 2012). He was sentenced to life in the custody of the
Mississippi Department of Corrections, without the possibility of parole. Id. On appeal,
Springer argued that the verdict was contrary to the overwhelming weight of the evidence.
Id. The supreme court affirmed ... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Myiasha Desere Brown

Tulsa, OK - Criminal defense lawyer Mike Manning represented Myiasha Desere Brown who was charged by the State of Oklahoma with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM2, MANSLAUGHTER - 1SR - AUTOMOBILE, in violation of 21 O.S. 711
Date of Offense: 07/27/2014

Count # 2. Count as Fi... More...
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United States of America v. Keith E. Lucero

Albuquerque, NM - Taos Pueblo Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction

Keith E. Lucero, 27, a member and resident of Taos Pueblo, N.M., was sentence in federal court in Santa Fe, N.M., to 37 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for his conviction on involuntary manslaughter and assault resulting in serious bodily injury char... More...
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Adrianne Kiser v. State of Tennessee

The petitioner was convicted by a Shelby County Criminal Court jury of two counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter, employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, and reckless endangerment in connection with his shooting two security guards at the Crystal Palace Skating Rink in Memphis. He was sentenced to four years for each of the attempted voluntary manslaughter conviction... More...   $0 (11-09-2015 - TN)

In the Matter of G.P

On May 4, 2015, G.P's mother petitioned the New Bedford Division of the District Court Department (New
Bedford District Court) to have her daughter committed pursuant to § 35. The petition alleged in relevant part that G.P.'s mother had observed G.P. abusing heroin and that G.P. was using about two grams per day; that G.P. had stated that she would kill herself with heroin if she could obtai... More...
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United States of America v. Wade Andrew Albright

Columbia, SC - Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearm Charge

Wade Andrew Albright, age 43, of Columbia, South Carolina pled guilty in federal court. Albright plead guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2), and 924(e). Senior United States District Court Judge Cameron McGowan Currie ... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Marquis Morris

Tulsa, OK - Marquis Morris sentenced to 20 years in prison for manslaughter, burglary and possession of a firearm

The State of Oklahoma charged Marquis Morris, age 33, with first-degree murder in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7, first degree burglary in volation of 21 O.S. 1431 and possession of a firearm after former conviction of a felony in violation of 21 O.S. 1283.

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State Of Nebraska v. Carter

Carter was convicted of first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in 1986. He was sentenced to life in prison for the murder and 10 years’ imprisonment for the firearm conviction. The circumstances that led to Carter’s convictions and sentences may be found in State v. Carter.2 We affirmed his convictions on direct appeal in 1987.3 Carter has made numerous unsuccessful... More...   $0 (10-31-2015 - NE)

State Of Nebraska v. Carter

Carter was convicted of first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in 1986. He was sentenced to life in prison for the murder and 10 years’ imprisonment for the firearm conviction. The circumstances that led to Carter’s convictions and sentences may be found in State v. Carter.2 We affirmed his convictions on direct appeal in 1987.3 Carter has made numerous unsuccessful... More...   $0 (10-31-2015 - NE)


Viewed in the light most favorable to the verdict, the evidence shows
that Jimmy Wayne Wright was concerned that his wife, Karen, was having an
affair with Jimmy Jackson. On the evening of March 2, 2005, the appellant
drove Wright to a residence, where Wright retrieved a sawed-off shotgun from
a vehicle parked outside the residence. Early the next morning, the appellant
pulled ... More...
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The People v. Paul Collins Pike

Santa Ana, CA - Speeding Driver Under Influence of Drugs Sentenced to 18 years in State Prison for Killing Woman Crossing Street

A speeding driver under the influence of drugs was sentenced today to 18 years in state prison for driving through a red light and killing a woman crossing the intersection at a shopping center. Paul Collins Pike, 33, Orange, pleaded guilty to a court offer Frid... More...
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Thomas Glynn Flynt a/k/a Thomas Flynt a/k/a Thomas G. Flynt v. State of Mississippi

On April 11, 2009, Tommy Flynt and his family went to a cousin’s house for a large
family Easter egg hunt. Tommy arrived around noon with his wife, Melissa, and their two
children, Charee, fourteen, and Charles, ten. Samantha Crabtree, a friend of Charee’s, was
with them as well. The adults were drinking, and Tommy admits to having two beers.
¶3. At some point, Tommy’s older dau... More...
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In the Interest of D.J.V., a Child

A.B.S. (Mother) appeals the trial court’s final decree terminating her
parental rights with respect to her son, David.1 David’s father, whose parental
rights were also terminated, does not appeal. Mother raises two issues concerning
the legal and factual sufficiency of the evidence to support the trial court’s findings
1 We use fictitious names to refer to the children discussed in... More...
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State of New Mexico v. Anaya

Theresa Vigil, her daughter Natalie Vigil, and Natalie’s boyfriend Austin Urban11
all lived in Santa Fe in a trailer they rented from Defendant. Defendant lived in the12
trailer next door. In October 2011 Defendant and Theresa entered into an oral lease13
agreement for $300 per month to be paid on the twenty-third of each month.14
Defendant kept a notebook titled “rental agreement,... More...
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In the early morning hours of November 26, 2012, residents of a Des Moines neighborhood called 911 and reported an injured person lying in the street near the intersection of East 17th Street and Walnut Street. Police responded to the call and encountered Eric Naylor, who was covered in blood and had multiple stab wounds. Naylor received some emergency medical assistance, but his injuries were f... More...   $0 (10-23-2015 - IA)

State of South Dakota v. Charles Birdshead

On January 7, 2013, J.B. sent Birdshead a message on Facebook
asking Birdshead to acquire drugs for her and her friend. J.B. was fifteen years old
at the time, and Birdshead had known her for approximately five or six months.
Birdshead arranged for the drug transaction to occur with J.B. that same day at the
Dakota Rose Motel in Rapid City, South Dakota.
[¶3.] When J.B.... More...
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The People v. Edwards

In 2005, 17-year-old defendant Michael Edwards and a group of friends from East Palo Alto drove to a high school house party in San José. Following an argument between the partygoers and defendant’s friends, members of defendant’s group fired multiple gunshots at a crowd gathered on the lawn in front of the house. A bullet struck 18-year-old Michael DeJesús in the head, fatally wounding him. Th... More...   $0 (10-18-2015 - CA)


Eddie Matthew Amos was tried by a Cobb County jury, which found him
guilty of voluntary manslaughter and felony murder, both in connection with the
killing of Robin Crankshaw. The trial court merged the voluntary manslaughter
into the felony murder, and it sentenced Amos for the murder. Amos appeals,
contending only that the trial court should have sentenced him instead for
vol... More...
   $0 (10-17-2015 - GA)

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