Escape from Custody

CASE LAW UPDATE:  Whether the evidence was insufficient to prove escape from custody?

Defendant was convicted of escape from custody in federal court.  The evidence was that he was late in reporting to a halfway house.  The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the evidence was not sufficient to show that he willfully left the extended limits of confinement.  Conviction reversed and remanded.

United States v. Little, 19-2729, per curiam.  Appealed from the United States District court, District of South Dakota.

Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.

By |2020-06-18T02:00:10+00:00June 18th, 2020|Victories/Case Law Updates|0 Comments

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