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Lecia L. Shorter v. Leroy D. Baca, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Lecia L. Shorter appeals the district court’s partial grant of summary judgment in favor of the County of Los Angeles, Leroy Baca, Jacqueline Ortiz, and Alejandra Avalos (the County or County Defendants) on her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 inadequate medical care claim, and the denial of Shorter’s motion for a new trial on her § 1983 claim based on her classification as mentally ill, her conditions of confine... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

Joshua D. Preston v. State of Indiana Indiana Court of Appeals

The facts supporting Preston’s convictions as set forth by this court on his direct
appeal are as follows:
In early August 2010, Preston was babysitting N.B., the eightmonth-old child of his girlfriend, Michelle Bowling (“Bowling”). Preston told Bowling that N.B. had fallen off his lap and hit her head on a television stand. Bowling observed a rug burn on N.B.’s head and some bruising a... More...
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Post Foods, LLC v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles, Richard Sowinski, Real Party in Interest

Petitioners Post Foods, LLC, General Mills, Inc., General
Mills Sales, Inc., and Kellogg USA, Inc. petition for a writ of
mandate directing the superior court to vacate its June 26, 2017
order denying their motion for summary judgment and issue an
order granting the motion. We issued a stay pending this Court’s
resolution of the petition and an order to show cause why a writMore...
   $0 (07-17-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -v-ALVAUN THOMPSON, AKA LP, AKA Legit Pimp, AKA AT

Because Thompson appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury  trial, we “draw the facts from the evidence presented at trial, viewed in the light most  favorable to the government.” United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63, 69 n.8 (2d Cir. 2017)  (internal quotation marks omitted).  Thompson began his relationship with the two minor female victims of concern  here—identified as M1 and M2... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

DANIEL DUANE SLAUGHTER vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Daniel Duane Slaughter appeals his convictions and sentences for three charges involving the lewd or lascivious molestation of a child under the age of twelve. Appellant raises two points on appeal. First, Appellant argues that the trial court abused its discretion in overruling defense counsel’s objection to the prosecutor’s alleged misstatement of the law during closing argument. Second, Appe... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. United States of America v. Todd & Patty Meech Dairy Farm, et al. Glass Office Floor Mats

Minneapolis, MN - District Court Orders Minnesota Dairy Farm and Owners to Stop Distributing Adulterated Meat in Interstate Commerce

A federal court enjoined Todd & Patty Meech Dairy Farm and its co-owners from introducing adulterated meat into interstate commerce pending required remedial action.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota entered a consent decree of p... More...
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CITY OF TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529 .

It is useful to begin with an overview of the legal
landscape that is relevant to this appeal. The Clean Water Act
(CWA) prohibits the "discharge of any pollutant" unless that
discharge complies with NPDES permit requirements. 33 U.S.C.
§§ 1311(a), 1342. The EPA is responsible for issuing NPDES
permits unless a state agency is authorized to do so. Id.
§ 1342(a)-(c... More...
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United States of America v. Daniel Ramirez District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Hillsboro Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Methamphetamine and Cockfighting

On June 28, 2018, Daniel Ramirez, 43, of Hillsboro, Oregon, was sentenced to 188 months in prison for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and engaging in cockfighting. Ramirez was also ordered to pay a money judgment of $100,000 and will be... More...
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Donald Hill v. Missouri Department of Conservation Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Conservation Commission (“Commission”), its individual members,1 and the Missouri Department of Conservation (“Appellants”) appeal the judgment of the circuit court in this declaratory and injunctive relief action brought by Donald Hill and Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch, LLC, Travis Broadway and Winter Quarters Wildlife Ranch, LLC, and Kevin Grace and Whitetail Sales and Service LLC (“Res... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - MO)

Kele Young v. California Fish and Game Commissioner United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff and appellant Kele Young, owner and operator of the Magic Jungle
Wildlife Preserve, a wildlife sanctuary located in Lucerne Valley, appeals the denial of
her petition for writ of mandate (Writ) brought against respondents and defendants
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California Fish and Game Commission (Commisssion); California Department of Fish
and Wildlife (Department); Charlton H. Bonham, Dir... More...
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State of Vermont v. Emily K. St. Peter Vermont Supreme Court Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In February 2015, the State charged defendant with several counts of animal cruelty
alleging that she deprived eight horses of adequate food, water, shelter, or necessary medical
attention. The State alleged that all eight horses showed signs of malnourishment, malnutrition,
and overall neglect of their needs for the past ten to twelve months.
¶ 3. Defendant filed a motion to ... More...
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Larry Antone Cadwell v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals Sixth Appellate District of Texas at Texarkana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

While Larry Antone Cadwell—who goes by the name Tony and who will be so referenced
in this opinion—and his estranged wife, Cheryl Cadwell, were involved in divorce proceedings,
various horses belonging to them but having been ordered into Tony’s custody lost weight,
reportedly due to inadequate nutrition, according to Cheryl and other witnesses. This was
particularly true of D... More...
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In re: KBR, INC., Burn Pit Litigation District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Greenbelt, Maryland

The Constitution entrusts the President and Congress, not the courts, with the power to resolve political questions. See Japan Whaling Ass’n v. Am. Cetacean Soc’y, 478 U.S. 221, 230 (1986); Taylor v. Kellogg, Brown & Root Servs., Inc., 658 F.3d 402, 408–409 (4th Cir. 2011). The issue before us is whether a suit brought by United States military personnel, civilian contractors, and surviving family... More...   $0 (06-24-2018 - MD)

State of Vermont v. William Schenk Vermont Supreme Court

Defendant William Schenk was charged with two counts of
disorderly conduct, in violation of 13 V.S.A. § 1026(a)(1), in connection with the distribution of
Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers in the City of Burlington. For each count, the State charged that
the penalty should be enhanced under 13 V.S.A. § 1455 because the crime was hate-motivated.
Defendant appeals the trial cour... More...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - VT)

Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation v. Office of Environmental Health Harzard Asse

In 1989, the predecessor to respondent Office of Environmental Health Hazard
Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency charged with implementing California’s Safe
Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Proposition 65) (Health & Saf. Code,
§ 25249.5 et seq.), adopted a regulation setting a “maximum allowable dose level” or
MADL for lead as a reproductive toxicant. (Cal. Code Regs., tit... More...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - CA)

James Gund v. County of Trinity

This lawsuit alleges that a Trinity County deputy sheriff phoned citizens James
and Norma Gund -- who do not work for the County -- and asked them to go check on a
neighbor who had called 911 for help likely related to inclement weather. The Gunds
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unwittingly walked into a murder scene and were savagely attacked by the man who
apparently had just murdered the neighbor and her... More...
   $0 (06-05-2018 - CA)

State of Louisiana v. Mark Edward Colby

On September 10, 2014, the Shreveport Police Department (“SPD”)
responded to a report of a deceased person at a residence. The police
officers arrived at the home of the victim, 53-year-old Angela Godley, and
discovered that she had been shot multiple times. The officers also learned
that Godley shared the house with the defendant, Mark Edward Colby, with
whom she was in... More...
   $0 (06-01-2018 - LA)

Stephen Bushansky v. Patrick Soon-Shiong

Plaintiff Stephen Bushansky filed a shareholder derivative action in San Diego
Superior Court on behalf of nominal defendant NantKwest, Inc. Based on a forum
selection provision contained in NantKwest's certificate of incorporation that generally
designates Delaware as the forum for shareholder derivative actions, the trial court
dismissed Bushansky's suit.
On appeal, Bushansky... More...
   $0 (06-01-2018 - CA)

Thomas McNair v. The State of Texas Thomas McNair sentenced to 99 years for Gerardo Luna's murder

On September 5, 2014, an employee of the El Paso Electric Company found a burned and
decomposing body, later identified as 21-year-old Gerardo Luna, Jr., in the basement of an
abandoned building in downtown El Paso. Because electricity was being used without payment,
Electric Company employees had previously gone to the building to disconnect service on at least
three separate... More...
   $0 (05-31-2018 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS LEE STUTEVILLE

On October 19, 2014, Kansas City police officers were sent to an industrial complex once used for pharmaceutical manufacturing and animal research. The dispatch report described a witness' account of seeing a parked vehicle near the industrial complex and people walking up a hill toward the abandoned complex. After responding to the scene, Officer Chris O'Neill saw the suspicious vehicle and then ... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

State of Tennessee v. Curtis Morris

On January 8, 2013, a Shelby County grand jury returned indictment No. 1300001, charging the defendant with first-degree murder during the perpetration of aggravated child abuse, first-degree murder during the perpetration of aggravated child neglect, aggravated child abuse of a child eight years of age or less, and aggravated child neglect of a child eight years of age or less. The victim in the... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

Rhonda Williams v. Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this toxic tort suit, Rhonda Williams appeals the District Court’s grant of summary judgment against her and in favor of Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC (“Mosaic”).
* Honorable Ursula Ungaro, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, sitting by designation.
Case: 17-10894 Date Filed: 05/14/2018 Page: 1 of 22
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Ms. Williams alleged that toxic substances emitted fr... More...
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United States of America v. David Haisten and Judy Haisten Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - South Carolina couple sentenced to a total of 138 months in prison for trafficking counterfeit goods, including misbranded pet medicine

David Haisten, 51, and Judy Haisten, 51, both of Irmo, South Carolina, were sentenced on May 10, 2018 to 78 and 60 months of incarceration, respectively, by U.S. District Judge Gerald J. Pappert, announced United States Attorney William... More...
   $0 (05-14-2018 - PA)

State of Vermont v. William Schenk

Defendant William Schenk was charged with two counts of
disorderly conduct, in violation of 13 V.S.A. § 1026(a)(1), in connection with the distribution of
Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers in the City of Burlington. For each count, the State charged that
the penalty should be enhanced under 13 V.S.A. § 1455 because the crime was hate-motivated.
Defendant appeals the trial cou... More...
   $0 (05-05-2018 - VT)

Naruto v. David John Slater Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

We must determine whether a monkey may sue humans,
corporations, and companies for damages and injunctive
relief arising from claims of copyright infringement. Our
court’s precedent requires us to conclude that the monkey’s
claim has standing under Article III of the United States
Constitution. Nonetheless, we conclude that this
monkey—and all animals, since they are not hu... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - CA)

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