Evidence

Wood v. Commonwealth (U)

The defendant’s convictions are affirmed. The jury’s verdict was supported by testimony that wasn’t contradicted by other witnesses for the Commonwealth. Further, text messages sent to the defendant were not inadmissible hearsay and therefore were not admitted in error. The… Read More ›

Darley v. Commonwealth (U)

A repairman’s conviction for petit larceny of valuables from the house he was servicing wasn’t supported by sufficient evidence to exclude a reasonable hypothesis of innocence. The defendant was performing repairs (with permission) when no one else was at home,… Read More ›

United States v. Haas

In a trial for sex trafficking of a minor and receipt of child pornography, the government won’t be permitted to introduce “other acts” evidence of child molestation by the defendant. That evidence is not similar enough to the charged crimes… Read More ›