United States v. Matthew Munksgard

United States v. Matthew Munksgard, No. 16-17654 (January 30, 2019) The Court affirmed the defendant’s convictions for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Evidence that the bank in question had been federally insured before the fraud offense and shortly thereafter was sufficient to prove the bank was insured at the time of the offense. In…

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Sumnar Brewster v. Gary Hetzel

Sumnar Brewster v. Gary Hetzel, Attorney General, State of Alabama, 2019 WL 272835 (January 22, 2019) The Court reversed the district court’s denial of petitioner’s § 2254 motion, finding that petitioner received ineffective assistance of counsel when trial counsel failed to object or move for a mistrial after the court coerced a deadlocked jury into…

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