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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ELIJAH IVERSON

The present prosecution had its origin in a 911 call made by Iverson from
13 his apartment in the Town of Tonawanda, New York. In the course of ensuing
14 interviews by officers of the Tonawanda Police Department ("TPD"), narcotics and
15 drug distribution paraphernalia were discovered in Iverson's apartment; pursuant to
1 a subsequent search warrant, a firearm, ammunition, and o... More...
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United States of America v. Matthew Petrovitch District of Connecticut Federal Courthouse - New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, CT - Stratford Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Illegally Possessing Firearms and Ammunition

MATTHEW PETROVITCH, 38, of Stratford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally possessing firearms and ammunition

According to court documents and ... More...
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United States of America v. Fred Swan, Jr. Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Rochester, New York

Fred Swan, Jr., 29, of Rochester, NY, pleaded guilty to Hobbs Act Robbery, Attempted Hobbs Act Robbery, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence before Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci. The robbery charges carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. The firearms charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of seven years in prison, which must be served con... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - NY)

Mackenley Widner Fiacre vs State of Florida

We affirm Appellant’s judgments and sentences for firstdegree murder and armed burglary. For the reasons discussed in his co-defendant’s case, Lai v. State, No. 1D16-1882 (Fla. 1st DCA August 1, 2018), we reject Appellant’s claim that the trial court abused its discretion when it denied the motion for mistrial based on the prosecutor’s improper vouching of government witnesses. We decline to comme... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - FL)

MARLON DUANE KISER v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

On direct appeal, our supreme court summarized the proof adduced at the Petitioner’strial as follows:
In the early morning hours of September 6, 2001, Deputy Sheriff Donald Kenneth Bond, Jr., of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department was shot to death while on duty
patrolling the East Brainerd area of Chattanooga. In October 2001, a Hamilton County grand jury indicted [the Petitioner] f... More...
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TYLER JAMES REED v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

This court summarized the facts underlying the Petitioner’s convictions in the Petitioner’s direct appeal opinion as the following:
This case involves the October 30, 2009 shooting death of Dickey Lassiter at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee. [The Petitioner] was arrested for the murder of the victim after being found in possession of a twelve-gauge shotgun while in a vehicle parked in the... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. STEVEN M. WEBSTER

In the afternoon of July 11, 2012, Andrew Stanley was shot and killed at his home during an armed robbery and home invasion involving the defendant and three coventurers. The defendant, Steven M. Webster, was convicted of murder in the 2 first degree on a theory of felony-murder, home invasion, armed assault in a dwelling, armed robbery,1 and carrying a firearm without a license.2 The defen... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MA)

COMMONWEALTH vs. PATRICK WAWERU

We summarize the facts that the jury could have found at trial, reserving certain details for our discussion of the legal issues. The defendant was in an on-again, off-again relationship with the victim. The couple had two children together. The victim's sister occasionally lived with the victim and the defendant, but the sister did not get along with the defendant. 3 The victim's ... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MA)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - MARQUIS D. HUNTER

Appellant was indicted in April 2017 on one count of murder with two firearm
specifications (using a firearm and discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle) and a repeat
violent offender specification, and one count of having weapons while under disability. The
charges stemmed from allegations that on March 23, 2017, while sitting in a motor vehicle,
appellant killed Jaylen Ki... More...
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State of Ohio v. Willie D. Ross

This case arises out of an incident that occurred on June 8, 2015 in which Lamont Lake was stabbed while at home. On June 17, 2015, a Franklin County Grand Jury filed an indictment charging Ross with three criminal counts: aggravated burglary in violation of R.C. 2911.11, a felony of the first degree; felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11, a felony of the second degree; and attempted mur... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. NANCY R. HOFFMAN

In February 2017, police responded to a loud party complaint at Hoffman’s
residence. Upon arrival, police overhead someone talking about getting another beer and
observed a sign in the home which read “Liquor before beer and you’re in the clear.” Alcohol
was found in the kitchen and the garage contained marijuana and scales. Hoffman was
ultimately charged with permitting und... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. CHARLES H. DAVENPORT

On November 16, 2015, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Davenport for
two counts of aggravated murder in violation of R.C. 2903.01(A) and (B), one count of murder in
violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), two counts of aggravated arson in violation of R.C. 2909.02(A)(1)
and (2), and one count of felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(1).1
{¶4} On January 13, 2016, Daven... More...
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United States of America v. John Chinnici United States District Court for the District of Vermont

Burlington, VT - Bennington Man Convicted Of Armed Robbery

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that John Chinnici, 33, of Bennington, Vermont, was convicted on July 27, 2018, in United States District Court in Burlington, Vermont, following a jury trial. U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss ordered Chinnici to remain in custody after the jury return... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. LARRY ARTHUR McGOWAN

McGowan and the state reached a plea agreement under which McGowan agreed to
plead guilty in three criminal cases pending against him. Pursuant to the plea agreement, the
parties agreed to recommend an aggregate prison sentence of 25 years to life on all three cases.
{¶3} First, in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-15-594005-A, McGowan pled guilty to 24 counts
consisting of rape, kidnapp... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. MALIK M. NORMAN

Norman and three codefendants were indicted for aggravated murder, murder,
felonious assault, and weapons charges all with multiple firearm specifications stemming from a
drive-by shooting that resulted in the death of a five-year-old child who was playing outside with
other children in an apartment courtyard. Norman and three other codefendants, Marlon
Hackett, Jr. (hereafte... More...
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State of Ohio v. Terrance Davis

} On November 20, 2015, appellant was indicted for aggravated robbery in
violation of R.C. 2911.01(A)(3), a felony of the first degree, and for felonious assault in
violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(1) and (D), a felony of the second degree.
{¶ 3} On August 3, 2016, appellant entered a plea to the aggravated robbery
pursuant to North Carolina v. Alford, 400 U.S. 25, 91 S.Ct. 160, 2... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. RANDALL WILLIAMS

Randall Williams pled guilty in the Montgomery County Court of Common
Pleas to three counts of kidnapping, two counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of
aggravated robbery, and one count each of safecracking, having weapons while under
disability, ethnic intimidation, and receiving stolen property. Eight of the counts included
a firearm specification, to which he also pled... More...
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Luz Albert Hernandez v. The State of Texas

Appellant and four other individuals—Jesse Ray Garcia, Thomas Sedillo Cano III,
Johnathan Paul Escalona, and Florentino Tovar Jr.—were indicted for the assault of
Anibal Resendez. The indictment alleged that the five defendants, acting with the intent
to establish, maintain, or participate in a combination or in the profits of a combination or
as a member of a criminal street ... More...
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Michael Boyd Crowley v. The State of Texas

Appellant brings two issues on appeal. Appellant first argues that the trial court erred when it allowed Dr. Jason Dunham, a forensic psychologist, to testify regarding statements Appellant made during a sanity examination because use of the testimony during trial violated both the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure and Appellant’s Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination. Appellant ne... More...   $0 (07-30-2018 - TX)

Deandrea Phillips v. The State of Texas

In support of his motion to withdraw, counsel certifies he has conducted a
conscientious examination of the record, and in his opinion, it reflects no potentially
plausible basis for reversal of Appellant’s convictions. Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738,
744-45, 87 S. Ct. 1396, 18 L. Ed. 2d 493 (1967); In re Schulman, 252 S.W.3d 403, 406
(Tex. Crim. App. 2008). Counsel candi... More...
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David Alexander Zuniga v. The State of Texas

David Alexander Zuniga was convicted by a jury of murder committed during the course
of a robbery when he was 17 years old. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 19.02(b) (West 2011). The
trial court followed the jury’s punishment recommendation and sentenced Zuniga to life in prison,
and assessed a $10,000 fine. Zuniga now appeals.
Zuniga’s court-appointed appellate attorney filed a b... More...
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Fernand SantiagoVargas v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

The complainant, Michael Phelan, operated a smoke shop and bought
inventory from Umair Ghaffar. They developed a friendship, and Ghaffar visited
Phelan’s smoke shop once or twice a week to socialize.
One evening, Ghaffar, Phelan, and Phelan’s brother-in-law, Michael Moya,
were “hanging out” in a back room of the smoke shop. Moya left the room to tend
to what the group pre... More...
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George K. Young, Jr. v. State of Hawaii, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether the Second Amendment encompasses the right of a responsible law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm openly for self-defense outside of the home.
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George Young wishes to carry a firearm publicly for personal self-defense in the State of Hawaii. He twice in 2011 applied for a license to carry a handgun, either concealed or openly. His application was denied each ... More...
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Angel Mendez and Jennifer Lynn Garcia v. County of Los Angeles, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On remand from the United States Supreme Court we are tasked with deciding whether the unlawful entry into a residence by two sheriff’s deputies, without a warrant, consent, or exigent circumstances, was the proximate cause of the subsequent shooting and injuries to the plaintiffs. We hold that it was, permitting a federal claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. We also hold that the plaintiffs have an inde... More...   $4000000 (07-29-2018 - WA)

In re Abelino Manriquez on Habeas Corpus

Petitioner Abelino Manriquez filed an original habeas corpus petition in
this court seeking relief from his multiple murder convictions and death sentence.
We issued an order to show cause with respect to petitioner’s claim that
prejudicial juror misconduct occurred when a juror did not timely disclose a
history of childhood abuse.
After an evidentiary hearing, the referee foun... More...
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