Davis v. Washington

Davis was arrested after Michelle McCottry called 911 and told the operator that he had beaten her with his fists and... Continued

Hudson v. Michigan

Booker T. Hudson was convicted of drug and firearm possession in state court after police found cocaine and a gun in... Continued

Woodford v. Ngo

Under the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PLRA), prisoners must exhaust any available administrative remedies... Continued

Hartman v. Moore

William Moore sued six postal inspectors in federal court, alleging that they had brought criminal charges against him... Continued

Lance v. Dennis

When the Colorado legislature failed to pass a redistricting plan in 2000, the state courts created one at the request... Continued

Beard v. Banks

Pennsylvania houses "incorrigible, recalcitrant" prisoners in the Long Term Segregation Unit (LTSU). Ronald Banks was... Continued

Brown v. Sanders

A California trial court sentenced Sanders to death for murder. The jury was told to consider four special aggravating... Continued

Marshall v. Marshall

Vickie Lynn Marshall (a.k.a. Anna Nicole Smith) was involved in a dispute in Texas Probate Court over the estate of... Continued

Georgia v. Randolph

Scott Randolph was arrested for drug possession after police found cocaine in his home. The police did not have a... Continued