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City of Red Lodge v. Pepper  
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 317
Docket Number: DA 15-0167

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged with two counts of theft and two counts of deceptive practices in the City Court of Red Lodge on March 26, 2014. The court ultimately set Defendant’s jury trial for October 31, 2014, nearly one mont...

State v. Theeler  
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 318
Docket Number: DA 15-0575

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged with partner or family member assault (PFMA) for physically assaulting his girlfriend. Defendant filed a motion to dismiss the PFMA charge, arguing that the statute under which he was charged violat...

Matter of N.W. YINC
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 320N
Docket Number: DA 16-0049
Korman
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 319N
Docket Number: DA 16-0071
State v. Massey  
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 316
Docket Number: DA 16-0170

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged with criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute and criminal possession of dangerous drugs/opiates. Defendant moved to suppress the evidence found in his vehicle during a searc...

Marriage of Jardine and Schwartz
Date: December 6, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 321N
Docket Number: DA 16-0332
State v. Pierce  
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 308
Docket Number: DA 14-0071

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of sexual intercourse without consent and sexual assault. Defendant appealed, arguing that the district court erred in denying his motion for discovery sanctions, specifically...

State v. E. Fernandez
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 311N
Docket Number: DA 15-0074
State v. S. McFee
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 310N
Docket Number: DA 15-0211
In re C.V.  
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 307
Docket Number: DA 15-0316

Justia Opinion Summary: The Dawson County Attorney petitioned for the involuntary commitment of C.V. alleging that, due to her mental disorder, she was unable to provide for her own basic needs of safety and there was an imminent threat of inju...

State v. Mayes
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 305
Docket Number: DA 15-0371
State v. Mayes  
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 305
Docket Number: DA 15-0371

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was arrested and charged with felony criminal possession. The district court granted the State’s motion for a continuance and reset Defendant’s trial for a day 285 days after his arrest. Defendant filed a motio...

State v. Shepp  
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 306
Docket Number: DA 15-0498

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in violation of Mont. Code Ann. 61-8-401. Defendant filed a motion to suppress the results of a blood test taken at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, conceding th...

State v. R. Kampf
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 314N
Docket Number: DA 15-0570
McCrorie v. Franz
Date: November 29, 2016
Citation: 2016 MT 313N
Docket Number: DA 16-0046
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