Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

US v. Pursley, No. 06-1107

By FindLaw Staff on August 24, 2009 5:18 PM

Defendant's conviction for retaliating against a witness is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not abuse its discretion in declining to sever the trial of defendant and his codefendants because granting severance would have thwarted principles of judicial economy; and 2) certain statements by the victim satisfied the excited-utterance exception to the general prohibition against hearsay evidence.

Read US v. Pursley, No. 06-1107

Appellate Information

Filed August 21, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Holmes

Counsel

For Appellant:

J. Michael Dowling, J. Michael Dowling & Associates, Denver, CO

For Appellee:

James C. Murphy, Assistant United States Attorney, Denver, CO

Matthew Kirsch, Assistant United States Attorney, Denver, CO

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard

Find a Lawyer

More Options