Categoría: Puerto Rico District Court

FedBar case summaries

Attorney's ineffective counsel during plea-bargaining stage violates defendant's 6th Amendment rights

Attorney’s ineffective counsel during plea-bargaining stage violates defendant’s 6th Amendment rights

Download the opinion: United States of America v. Bernis González Miranda The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested Bernis González Miranda as part of an anti-corruption investigation that targeted corrupt law enforcement officers. González Miranda worked as an officer for the Puerto Rico Department of Corrections. Before going to trial, González Miranda had attempted and ...

Ponce

Ponce sues U.S. agencies over AIDS funds

Download the opinion: Municipio Autónomo de Ponce et al v. U.S. Office of Management and Budget et al The municipality of Ponce and other plaintiffs¹ sued the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), among other defendants,² for the eligibility criteria to receive emergency assistance to localities that are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic under ...