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State v. Lance Miles Appellant was convicted for trafficking in illegal drugs. 1) Appellant argued that the court erred in instructing the jury that the defendant didn’t have to know that the drugs in question were Oxycodone. Defendant was caught with a package containing Oxycodone, and when questioned by a law enforcement officer about their

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State v. Demario Thompson Demario Thompson appealed his convictions for first-degree burglary and third-degree assault. This case stemmed from a disturbance and an apartment complex at 4:00 am in July 2014. Responding officers encountered the alleged victim, observing that her apartment door appeared to have been kicked in, she was visibly upset, and she had

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State v. Courtney Thompson State v. Robert Guinyard The appellants were tried jointly and convicted of homicide by child abuse (HCA) and unlawful conduct towards a child. 1) Appellants argued that their motions for directed verdict were improperly denied. The COA rejected this argument, saying that there was substantial circumstantial evidence regarding both charged counts

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