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STATE OF MISSOURI vs. TAJEAON RUCKER

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From December 31, 2013 until January 2, 2014, A.G. (“Victim”) and her sister K.G.
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DAVID G. DEPRIEST v.STATE OF MISSOURI and NATALIE DEPRIEST v. STATE OF MISSOURI

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The DePriests are brother and sister. After a maintenance man reported a marijuana
growi... More...
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Josephine Douglas-Peters v. Cho, Choe & Holden, P.C.

Josephine Douglas-Peters1 appeals the trial court’s final judgment in favor of Forest Law, P.C. d/b/a Cho, Choe & Holen, P.C.,2 as assignee of Choe, Holen, Yoo & Burchfiel, P.C.,3 on its claim against Douglas-Peters for breach of a legal representation retainer agreement and awarding it $90,453.21 in damages. Douglas-Peters raises four issues on appeal, arguing: (1) the evidence is legally and fac... More...   $0 (03-03-2017 - TX)

Lillian Figueroa v. BNSF Railroad Company

Oregon requires that foreign corporations doing
business in this state appoint a registered agent to receive
service of process. ORS 60.731(1).1 The primary question
that this case presents is whether, by appointing a registered
agent in Oregon, defendant (a foreign corporation)
impliedly consented to general jurisdiction here—that is,
whether defendant consented to have Or... More...
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Christopher S. Barrett v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

The primary question in this case is whether the
Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment permits
Oregon to exercise general jurisdiction over an interstate
railroad for claims unrelated to the railroad’s activities in
this state. The trial court ruled that it could exercise general
jurisdiction over the railroad and denied the railroad’s
motion to dismiss plaintiff’s... More...
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Jesus Ramirez v. The State of Texas Sex Offender MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa

Appellant was indicted for touching the breasts and genitals of K.M., who was nine years
old on the date of the alleged the crime.1 Appellant was thirty years old at the time. The
evidence at trial was sharply conflicting on some points, and undisputed on others.
On July 20, 2013, K.M.’s parents were having a party at their house. Family and friends
were invited and Appellan... More...
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The State of Texas v. Steven Leon MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices The Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law 406 South Boulder and 625 South Denver - 582-3993

On September 21, 2011, El Paso Police Officer Andres Guerra stopped a red vehicle near
8400 Wells Road in El Paso, Texas, for failing to use a turn signal and running a stop sign.
Three people were inside the vehicle; Leon was seated behind the driver in the car’s back seat.
Officer Guerra testified that all the vehicle’s occupants seemed “real nervous” and were making
“[f]ur... More...
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Meseret Ayele D/B/A Mae Solutions, LLC v. Jani-King of Houston, Inc.

This is an appeal from a post-answer default summary judgment, granted after
the trial court reset the submission date for consideration of the motion for summary
judgment, but neither it nor the moving party sent notice of the new submission date.
The non-movant moved for a new trial, submitting an affidavit that its failure to


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respond to the motion fo... More...
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deNourie & Yost Homes, LLC v. Joe Frost and Amy Frost and Security State Bank

We address a second appeal from an action by a contractor
seeking damages arising out of its construction of a house.
Following our remand, the district court determined that the
election of remedies doctrine and judicial estoppel required a
dismissal of the contractor’s claims. Because the claims were
consistently premised on the existence of a contract, no election
was re... More...
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Raymond Ward, Jr. v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

A grand jury indicted Ward for evading arrest with a vehicle. The indictment alleged Ward
had been finally convicted of burglary in 2005. At the plea hearing, the trial court asked Ward
whether he intended “to plead guilty and true to an open plea and have [the trial court] make the
decision as far as punishment.” Ward responded, “Yes, sir.” Ward then entered a plea of guilty to More...
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L.J. v. Pittsburg Unified School District

This is an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
(“IDEA”) case of an emotionally troubled young child with
suicidal tendencies beginning in the second grade, and with
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (“ADHD”)
augmenting his disruptive behaviors. Congress created the
IDEA to bring disabled students into the public education
system by requiring states to adopt p... More...
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Austin Mitchell Ingrum v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa

After the trial court denied Appellant Austin Mitchell Ingrum’s motion to
suppress, he pled guilty to driving while intoxicated (DWI) with a breath alcohol
concentration (BAC) of .15 or greater in exchange for ninety days’ confinement in
jail, probated, and a $500 fine. See Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 12.21 (West 2011),
§ 49.04(a), (d) (West Supp. 2016). Appellant retained his rig... More...
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DOE v. THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH U.S.A. OF TULSA MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa

This appeal originates from a lawsuit filed by Plaintiff/Appellant John Doe (a pseudonym for Plaintiff) (hereinafter, "Appellant") against Defendants/Appellees The First Presbyterian Church of U.S.A. of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and James D. Miller (hereinafter, "Appellees") alleging breach of contract, negligence, and outrage. Appellant alleges he was born in Syria into the Muslim Faith, but for most of h... More...   $0 (02-27-2017 - OK)

Sweetwater Cattle Company, L.L.C. v. Leigh Murphy d/b/a Murphy Cattle Company

Leigh Murphy d/b/a Murphy Cattle Company appeals from the Bankruptcy
Court’s2 Orders holding that Sweetwater Cattle Company, L.L.C.’s lien in certain
cattle is superior to Murphy’s rights as an unpaid seller of the cattle. For the
reasons that follow, we AFFIRM.
INTRODUCTION
This is a dispute over the validity and priority of interests in cattle. To
summarize, Leigh Murphy ... More...
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Leann Starnes v. Michael G. Wallace, et al.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), passed during the New Deal to set a federal minimum wage for certain workers, is one of the earliest federal statutes to contain the antiretaliation provisions that in the years since have become common in employment laws (the contemporaneous National Labor Relations Act is another early example). The plaintiff brought this case contending that the antiretaliat... More...   $0 (02-26-2017 - TX)

Kevin Darnell, et al. v. Rafael Pineiro

10 This is a case about unconstitutional conditions of
11 confinement for pretrial detainees. Twenty state pretrial
12 detainees (“the plaintiffs”)1 arrested on separate dates between
13 July 10, 2011, and July 23, 2013, brought individual § 1983
14 claims in the same complaint against the City of New York (the
15 “City”), New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) Captain
16... More...
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Global Quest, L.L.C. v. Horizon Yachts, Inc., Horizon Group, et al. Husby Global Litigation Support Services Serving Your Court Reporter Needs Nationwide 866-584-0070

Plaintiff Global Quest, LLC appeals from the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendants on all but one count of plaintiff’s amended complaint and to defendant Horizon Yachts, Inc. on its counterclaim for foreclosure of a promissory note. Plaintiff appeals from the district court’s entry of partial final judgment pursuant to Rule 54(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.1 We reve... More...   $0 (02-25-2017 - FL)

William Michael Nicholson and Joan Nicholason v. Coeur D'Alene Placer Mining Corporation and IFG Timber, L.L.C.

EISMANN, Justice.
This is an appeal out of Shoshone County from a judgment: (a) denying recovery on an alleged oral promise to grant the Plaintiffs a right of first refusal with respect to a parcel of real property they were leasing, (b) denying recovery on an alleged oral promise to purchase the Plaintiffs’ buildings that were located on that property, and (c) finding that the Plaintiffs were... More...
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STATE OF UTAH v. ROBERT DAMIEN THORNTON

Robert Damien Thornton was convicted of multiple counts of
rape, sodomy, and sexual abuse of a twelve-year-old victim, B.Z. On
appeal Thornton challenged a pair of evidentiary rulings made by
the district court. He argued that the district court erred in admitting
evidence of his past misconduct under Utah Rule of Evidence 404(b)
and in precluding him from questioning the victi... More...
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STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. CURTIS A. FRANKLIN

A.M. has known defendant since she was four years old. A.M.'s
family and defendant's family enjoyed a close relationship, and
both families were active in their local church, where defendant
served as associate pastor at the time of his arrest.
The accusations came to light on November 30, 2009, when A.M.
reported her past sexual relationship with defendant to the ... More...
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Pedro Portillo vs. The State of Florida

Portillo was charged with attempted sexual battery under sections 794.011(5)
and 777.04(1), Florida Statutes (2013). The charge required proof that Portillo
intended to digitally penetrate the victim’s vagina. See Lakey v. State, 113 So. 3d
90, 91 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013). The adult victim testified that while visiting her
mother’s home, Portillo, who lived with the victim’s mothe... More...
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SHARON MYERS vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

On June 16, 2008, Gary Kenney, Myers’ husband,3 was found murdered in
his family’s home in Merritt Island, Florida. He had been shot several times and
had several lacerations to his wrist and neck. Shortly after the victim’s body was
found, Myers’ son, Darryl Kenney, and his friend, Rubin Nero, were apprehended
near the scene and confessed to the murder. Both Darryl and Rubi... More...
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ALEXIS D. COREN-HALL vs. MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

The defendant, Massachusetts Bay Transportation
Authority (MBTA), appeals from a Superior Court order denying
its renewed motion for summary judgment on plaintiff Alexis D.
Coren-Hall's tort claim under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act,
G. L. c. 258. The MBTA's motion asserted that Coren-Hall had
failed to make presentment of her claim to the MBTA's "executive
offic... More...
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Francisco Herrera Sanchez vs. State of Minnesota

Sanchez, who was born in Mexico, arrived in the United States with his parents as
a minor in 2005. In 2012, he applied for and received Deferred Action for Childhood
Arrivals (“DACA”), a program under which noncitizens who come to the United States as
children can receive a limited deferral from removal proceedings. See Consideration of
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. TONY WANGMENG LEE

Lee went to Laos in 2010 to meet and marry M.V. When Lee brought
M.V. to the United States in June 2011, Lee’s former wife, O.L.,2 was still living
with him and was pregnant with his child. M.V. did not speak, read, or write
English and had no relatives in the United States.
In April 2012, M.V. called police and reported Lee had beaten her. Lee
was arrested, and M.V... More...
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