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5 days ago · Sitting judge definition: a presiding judge ; a judge in office | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
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Mar 24, 2021 · (AMEND). Authorizes the presiding officer of the Judicial Council to appoint a district court presiding judge as the signing judge for automatic expungements in all district courts within the presiding judge’s district. Judicial Council Order . Continue Reading. Posted: March 1, 2021 Utah Courts
Apr 05, 2021 · If authorized by the presiding judge, a pro se litigant must register in the same manner as provided in these procedures for a lawyer. Pro se litigant access in CM/ECF is restricted to the case in which the pro se litigant has approval of the presiding judge. 5. A lawyer failing to maintain membership in the Middle District bar in
3 days ago · (2)The presiding judge may examine the witness after the examination mentioned in the preceding Paragraph is completed. (3)The presiding judge may, if he considers it necessary, irrespective of the provisions of the preceding two Paragraphs, examine the witness at any time, and may change the order of the examination mentioned in Paragraph (1).
- Disposition of Seized Property in General
- Firearms and Other Deadly Weapons
- Biological Evidence
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Controlled Substances
- Other Statutes Relevant to Custody Or Disposition of Property
- Authority to Dispose of Evidence When No Specific Statute Governs?
1. Before TrialG.S. 15-11 requires sheriff’s offices and police departments to maintain a record of all articles of personal property seized, confiscated, or coming into their possession during the discharge of their duties. Under G.S. 15-11.1(a), a law enforcement officer who lawfully seizes property must keep the property under the direction of the court to assure it will be produced at and may be used as evidence at trial. The owner or person entitled to lawful possession may apply to the...
1. Offenses Directly Involving Possession/Use of a Deadly WeaponUnder G.S. 14-269.1, upon a conviction of a violation of G.S. 14-269 (carrying concealed weapons), G.S. 14-269.7 (prohibitions on handguns for minors), or “any other offense involving the use of a deadly weapon of a type referred to in G.S. 14-269” (e.g., assault with a deadly weapon, discharging firearm into occupied dwelling, armed robbery), the judge is required to order the weapon confiscated and disposed of in one of the fo...
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a custodial agency must preserve any physical evidence in its possession that is “reasonably likely to contain any biological evidence collected in the course of a criminal investigation or prosecution.” G.S. 15A-268(a1). “Biological evidence” includes blood, semen, hair, saliva, skin tissue, fingerprints, and other identifiable human biological material, and it includes not only samples stored in test tubes, slides or swabs, but also biological mat...
After the criminal charge relating to seized alcoholic beverages has been resolved, the judge may order disposition of the alcohol in any of the following ways, depending on the outcome of the case: 1. GuiltyIf the owner is found guilty, the judge may order the alcohol to be sold or destroyed. G.S. 18B-503(c)(1). 1. Not Guilty If the owner is found not guilty, or if charges are dismissed or resolved in the owner’s favor, the judge must order the alcohol returned except if possession by the ow...
Controlled substances and associated property such as money used in committing the offense, equipment for making drugs, etc., are all subject to forfeiture pursuant to G.S. 90-112. For a more detailed discussion of the forfeiture procedure, see the related entry on Forfeiture of Property: Drug Offenses. For the disposition of controlled substances offered into evidence, the clerk should follow Rule 14 for disposition, unless an order of disposition is entered while the controlled substance re...
1. Property Seized by Search WarrantG.S. 15A-258 provides that property must be held in the custody of the person who applied for the search warrant, the officer who executed it, the officer’s agency, or any other law enforcement agency or person to evaluate or analyze it, on condition that on order of the court the property may be retained by the court or delivered to another court. 1. Property Seized by Marine Fisheries or Wildlife OfficersUnder G.S. 113-137, a marine fisheries or wildlife...
It is sometimes unclear whether a law enforcement agency or other entity can destroy old evidence without a court order when there is no specific statutory method to guide disposal, no identifiable owner or possessor, no need to preserve it any longer for any legal proceeding, etc. It is always preferable to obtain a court order to assure that destruction has a court’s authorization, if possible, but G.S. 15-11.1(b) and the other statutes above may not always give the court clear and explicit...
Apr 02, 2021 · The United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC, also called the FISA Court) is a U.S. federal court established and authorized under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to oversee requests for surveillance warrants against foreign spies inside the United States by federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
3 days ago · On May 1, the presiding judge of Los Angeles County announced that 250 people are set to be released from jail to help combat the spread of Covid-19. This announcement came after a statewide ruling that sets bail amounts to $0 for many misdemeanor and some felony offenses.