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Tuer v. McDonald
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 347 Md. 507, 701 A.2d 1101, 1997 Md. Brief Fact Summary. The Appellant, Eugene Tuer's ("Mr. Tuer") husband (the "Appellant"), died while awaiting heart surgery. Mr. Tuer's surgery was delayed when the Appelleess, Dr. McDonald and others (the "Appelleess"), Mr. Tuer's treating physician, was called to an emergency surgery. While awaiting surgery, Mr. Tuer died because he had not received a dose of Heparin, a coagulant which had been discontinued in anticipation of surgery. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Pursuant to Maryland Rule of ...

United States v. Fowler
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Idaho v. Wright
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 497 U.S. 805, 110 S. Ct. 3139, 111 L. Ed. 2d 638, 1990 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. Laura Lee Wright (Respondent) was convicted by a jury of lewd conduct with her two daughters. She appealed that decision to the Idaho Supreme Court, asserting that her rights under the Confrontation Clause of the 6th amendment were violated by the trial court's admission of certain hearsay statements. The Idaho Supreme Court reversed, agreeing that Respondent's Confrontation Clause rights were violated, and the state appeals from that reversal her ...

State v. Weaver
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Ohio v. Roberts
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 448 U.S. 56, 100 S. Ct. 2531, 65 L. Ed. 2d 597, 1980 U.S. Brief Fact Summary. Defendant, Herschel Roberts, was charged with forgery for writing checks in the name of Bernard Isaacs. Defendant was able to question Isaac's daughter, Anita Isaacs, at a preliminary hearing, but she failed to appear for the trial. Therefore the state introduced the record of the preliminary hearing as evidence. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Testimony from a preliminary hearing is admissible if the declarant can not be produced for the trial, but the pri ...

LLoyd v. American Export Lines
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 580 F.2d 1179, 1978 U.S. App. Brief Fact Summary. Following a fight onboard a ship between two employees, Mr. Lloyd (Plaintiff) and Mr. Alvarez (Alvarez), the Coast Guard held a hearing to determine whether Plaintiff's merchant marine rights should be revoked. Plaintiff gave testimony during that hearing and, at a subsequent action brought by Alvarez against the shipper, American Export Lines (Defendant), Defendant attempted to introduce that testimony to show Alvarez had started the fight. The lower court excluded the evidenc ...

Williamson v. United States
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Baker v. Elcona Homes Corp
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United States v. Oates
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Ohio v. Scott
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 2d 1, 285 N.E.2d 344 (1972) Brief Fact Summary. Randy Scott, Defendant, was convicted of shooting with intent to kill, wound, or maim, after he blinded one person with a shotgun blast and fired upon ensuing police. Shortly before his arrest he told a witness what happened, and the witness contacting police and gave a written statement. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Past recollection recorded may be used to admit evidence of a testifying witness when that witness testifies that his recollection at the time of the past recorded docume ...