NOTEWORTHY CASES

2004 |
United States v. Y.D.

Missy Owen represented defendant Y.D. at trial in the Western District of North Carolina in 2004 on charges that he engaged in immigration fraud by attempting to bribe an immigration officer. At the close of the Government’s evidence, Owen successfully moved for dismissal, arguing that the Government had failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that her client had the requisite criminal intent.

 
2004 |
State v. Parker

Noell Tin and Missy Owen successfully vacated their client’s three life sentences, which had been imposed in 1991 in Union County after multiple convictions for sexual assault.