Smith's Criminal Case Compendium

Smith's Criminal Case Compendium

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This compendium includes significant criminal cases by the U.S. Supreme Court & N.C. appellate courts, Nov. 2008 – Present. Selected 4th Circuit cases also are included.

Jessica Smith prepared case summaries Nov. 2008-June 4, 2019; later summaries are prepared by other School staff.

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E.g., 10/20/2021
E.g., 10/20/2021
State v. Wade, 198 N.C. App. 257 (July 21, 2009)

The trial court did not abuse its discretion by denying the defendant’s motion to renew his suppression motion in light of an officer’s trial testimony. There was no additional relevant information discovered during trial that required reconsideration of the motion to suppress.

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