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STATE OF KANSAS v. RICKY J. STOVALL

On April 11, 2006, the State charged Stovall with one count of rape of a child under 14, one count of rape when the victim was overcome by force or fear, and an alternative count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The charges were based on evidence that Stovall began having sexual intercourse with his biological daughter, N.D.S., born in March 1985, shortly after she turned 12 year... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

FRANK ROBINSON v. STATE OF KANSAS

After an apartment house in Topeka burned and one of the tenants died, the United States government charged Robinson with arson resulting in death. When the federal government dismissed the charge before trial, the State of Kansas charged Robinson with felony murder and aggravated arson. All pertinent details of the state prosecution may be read in the direct criminal appeal reported in State v. R... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

STATE OF MONTANA v. MAKUEEYAPEE DELENE WHITFORD

Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(c), Montana Supreme Court Internal Operating Rules, this case is decided by memorandum opinion and shall not be cited and does not serve as precedent. Its case title, cause number, and disposition shall be included in this Court’s quarterly list of noncitable cases published in the Pacific Reporter and Montana Reports.

¶2 Makueeyapee Whitford was trie... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. JESSY LEE WILLIAMS

As to the underlying facts of the offenses, the State and Williams presented dramatically different versionsof events at trial. According to Williams, hedrankat Bugz Bar andusedmethamphetamine with friends on February 28, 2014. Williams got a ride to another friend’s house, but after his ride left, he discovered that his friend was not home. It was extremely cold outside and Williams decid... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MT)

CITY OF HELENA v. RYAN SCOT FRANKFORTER,

On the evening of August 26, 2014, Frankforter’s wife contacted the police, reporting that Frankforter assaulted and injured her. An officer responded to the call and noted injuries—bruising and abrasions—consistent with assault. A t that time, Frankforter’s wife also had a cast on her hand. She told the officer that Frankforter previously injured her hand by grabbing her arm and twisting ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MT)

STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. ERNEST BRYAN BARELA

Defendant was charged with residential burglary, unlawful taking of a motor 8 vehicle, stalking, larceny, and escape or attempt to escape from a peace officer on 9 June 21, 2012. Defendant’s charges stemmed from an event on May 22, 2012, 10 involving Defendant’s ex-girlfriend, E. Ramirez. Defendant and Ms. Ramirez had 11 been involved in a two-year relationship and had a child together in March 2... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - NM)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ‐v.‐ RAYMOND BAKER

As relevant here, Baker was charged on November 5, 2015 in a single count 
superseding indictment with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to 
distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing heroin.  The 
evidence presented at his trial established that between January and mid‐June 
2015, in Albany and Schenactady Counties, New York, Baker parti... More...
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United States of America v. Richard A. Olsen Eastern District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Spokane, Washington Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Spokane, WA - Chief Financial Officer of Mission Support Alliance Agrees to Pay $124,440 for Allegedly Accepting Kickbacks from Lockheed Martin

Richard A. Olsen, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Department of Energy (DOE) prime contractor Mission Support Alliance LLC (MSA), has agreed to pay $124,440 to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback A... More...
   $124440 (08-09-2018 - WA)

United States of America v. International Marine and Industrial Applicators, LLC and Marine Equipment Supply, LLC Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA - Two Marine Maintenance Companies Pay $2.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Investigation - Overbilled Navy by “Renting” Equipment that was Actually Owned by Executives of the Parent Company

A marine maintenance company based in Alabama, and a rental company owned by the marine maintenance company executives, will pay the government more than $2.8 million to settle claims t... More...
   $2860948 (08-09-2018 - WA)

United States of America v. Flavio Diego Rivera Davalos Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Diego, CA - 20-Year-Old Tijuana College Student Sentenced To 87 Months in Custody for Smuggling Fentanyl

District Judge Larry A. Burns sentenced Flavio Diego Rivera Davalos, 20, to 87 months in custody based on his guilty plea admitting that he smuggled approximately 77 pounds of fentanyl into the United States. Davalos, who was 19 at the time of the offense, was arrested at the San Y... More...
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Robert Stevens and Steven Vandel v. CoreLogic, Inc. United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Residential real estate sales today depend largely on
online sites displaying properties for sale. Plaintiffs Robert
Stevens and Steven Vandel (“the Photographers”) are
professional real estate photographers who take photographs
of listed properties and license them to real estate agents.

The real estate agents, in turn, upload such photographs to
Multiple Listing Serv... More...
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Araceli Rodriguez v. Lonnie Swartz, Agent of the U.S. Boarder Patrol Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A U.S. Border Patrol agent standing on American soil
shot and killed a teenage Mexican citizen who was walking
down a street in Mexico. We address whether that agent has

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qualified immunity and whether he can be sued for violating
the Fourth Amendment. Based on the facts alleged in the
complaint, we hold that the agent violated a clearly
e... More...
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RONALD HIGHT JR. v. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 2012, appellant was charged with second-degree murder. Appellant filed a motion to dismiss under section 776.032 of the Stand Your Ground law and a pre-trial immunity hearing took place in 2014. After the denial of his motion, appellant went to trial and was convicted of a lesser included offense, manslaughter, in 2016. Appellant appealed his conviction. During the pendency of his appeal, t... More...   $0 (08-08-2018 - FL)

Thurston McBride vs State of Florida

Appellant was tried and found guilty of sexual battery on a child under twelve by a defendant eighteen years of age or older. The victim, who was thirteen years of age at the time of trial, testified that Appellant, who had been married to the victim’s godmother, sexually battered him on one occasion while Appellant
lived with the victim, his godmother, and his godsister. The victim further... More...
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Randy Kinder Excavating, Inc. v. JA Manning Construction Company, Inc. Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

This construction dispute arises from a government contract to build a pumping
station for the purpose of managing water levels around parts of the lower White
River in Arkansas. As with many large-scale projects, this venture was plagued with
delays from its inception. These delays were caused by weather events, scheduling
conflicts, and other unforeseen conditions. The district c... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. THOMAS A. WOODS

The defendant, Thomas A. Woods, appeals from the denial of his motion for a new trial. In 2009, the defendant was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to life in prison. On direct appeal, he challenged 2 the admission of his grand jury testimony -- later used as substantive evidence at trial -- arguing that it was illegally obtained, because he was not informed before... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - MA)

Mark A. Emerson v. State of Indiana

In June 2015, Emerson and his then-wife Lara had separated but not yet
divorced. The two had one child together, and Lara had two other children
from a previous relationship. After the split, Lara and her children remained in
the marital home in Anderson, while Emerson stayed with a friend in
Indianapolis. At this time, Lara was in a romantic relationship with Cody Gay
(“G... More...
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Ex parte Clinton Onyeahialam

Appellant originally was charged with engaging in sexual relations with two girls under the age of 17. Appellant was 19 at the time of the alleged offenses, and because one of the complainants was within three years of appellant’s age but allegedly was unconscious at the time of the sexual contact, one of the charges was changed to sexual assault.1 The State asserted that it had a video recording ... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - TX)

Byron Earl Bush v. The State of Texas

In 2007, a grand jury indicted Bush for one count of evading arrest or detention
with the use of a motor vehicle with a previous conviction, a felony of the third degree.2
The indictment included an enhancement paragraph alleging that Bush was previously
convicted of a felony.3
In 2008, Bush pleaded guilty to evading arrest pursuant to a plea agreement with
the State. I... More...
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Abraham Jacob Proenza v. The State of Texas

Proenza and his wife Sandra testified that on April 2, 2008, A.J.V. was born in
Minnesota to Sandra’s sister. Hoping to adopt A.J.V., Proenza and Sandra drove to
Minnesota and returned to Texas with the child.
When A.J.V. was three or four weeks old, Sandra and A.J.V.’s birth mother, who
was in Texas at the time, took A.J.V. to Su Clinica. A.J.V.’s birth mother signed medi... More...
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Michael J. Buck v. The State of Texas

In March 2016, an El Paso County grand jury returned a two-count indictment against
Appellant alleging he committed aggravated sexual assault and used or exhibited a deadly weapon,
namely, a gun, in the commission of the offense. Appellant entered a not guilty plea at the
arraignment on April 12, 2016. Appellant’s attorney raised concerns about his medical condition
and need ... More...
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Justin Gerome Horn v. The State of Texas

A surveillance video from the Walgreens store located on North Fourth Street in Longview,
Gregg County, Texas, recorded a man in shorts purchasing some merchandise with a credit card
at approximately 6:20 p.m. on July 19, 2016, while a contemporaneous Walgreens receipt
documented a transaction in which a Visa credit card having the last four digits 6379 was swiped
at 6:20:13 p.... More...
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Mary Anselmo v. Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Mary Anselmo attended Los Angeles Pierce College (Pierce College), a
public community college within the Los Angeles Community College District. On
March 4, 2016, Anselmo traveled to Grossmont College as a member of the Pierce
College Women's Volleyball team to participate in an intercollegiate beach volleyball
tournament. The Grossmont College campus and the volleyball c... More...
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Hubert Vaughn Thomas v. The State of Texas

This case is about a shooting at an apartment complex in Terrell, Texas. One day in August of 2016, appellant walked his wife to her car at the complex. After his wife got in her car, appellant walked past a group of men who had been smoking PCP. One of the men, Raymond Lampkin, assaulted appellant in a violent and unprovoked attack. After the assault, appellant returned to his

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   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

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