Evidence

Livingston v. Nielsen

In an employment discrimination suit, evidence as to a particular comparator employee’s demotion as cited by the plaintiff will be excluded. The comparator had a different supervisor, experienced an adverse decision by a different decision-maker, was a career employee rather… Read More ›

Johnson v. Commonwealth (P)

Admitting hearsay evidence in a probation revocation proceeding didn’t violate the defendant’s right to confront witnesses against him under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The circuit court revoked probation based in part on his contact with underage females,… Read More ›

United States v. Gibson

In advance of the defendant’s trial for several fraud offenses, the court declined to categorically exclude evidence that the victims were elderly and that the funds came from their retirement savings. However, the court granted the defendant’s motion to exclude… Read More ›