Murder & Vehicular Homicide

State of Wyoming v. J.V.--2011

Jurisdiction:

Campbell County Circuit Court

Charges:

Battery and False Imprisonment

Defense:

Defendant argued that the parent of a child had used reasonable disciplinary means and that the State had failed to provide any evidence that a crime had been committed. At the end of the State’s case-in-chief, Mr. Carter made an oral Motion for Judgment of Acquittal.

Disposition:

Acquitted. Motion for Judgment of Acquittal granted.

 

State of Wyoming v. S.C.--2009

Jurisdiction:

Campbell County Circuit Court

Charges:

Vehicular Homicide

Disposition:

Dismissed by State.

 

 

 

 

 

State of Wyoming v. B.B.--2008

Jurisdiction

Campbell County District Court

Charges:

Attempted Second Degree Murder and 2 Counts of Aggravated Assault

Defense:

Self-defense. Mr. Carter argued that the alleged victim was the aggressor and that Defendant was justified in firing his 12-gauge shotgun at the vehicle which the alleged victim was driving in athreatening manner.

Disposition:

Acquitted at Jury Trial.

 

State of Wyoming v. C.H.—2006

Jurisdiction:

Campbell County District Court

Charges:

First Degree Murder

Defense:

Defendant was accused of strangling another man to death. Mr. Carter argued and presented experttestimony that the victim died from blunt trauma and not from strangulation calling into question thetestimony of the State’s witnesses, including the State’s forensic pathologist. Defendant was convicted of other charges; however, he was spared the death penalty after a 6-week trial.

Disposition:

Acquitted at Jury Trial.

 

 

State of Wyoming v. R.C.--2005

Jurisdiction:

Crook County Circuit Court

Charges:

Vehicular Homicide

Defense:

Mr. Carter argued that Defendant began a proper pass prior to a collision that lead to a fatality. Mr.Carter presented expert testimony that the roadway was improperly marked and presented a hazard not the fault of Defendant.

Disposition:

Acquitted at Jury Trial.

 

State of Wyoming v. F.R.--2001

Jurisdiction:

Campbell County District Court

Charges:

First Degree Murder

Defense:

Defendant was suffering from a severe mental illness that made him incapable of forming intentto commit the charged crime.

Disposition:

Found Not Guilty By Mental Illness or Deficiency.




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