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Larry Littlejohn v. Costco Wholesale Corporation

Plaintiff Larry Littlejohn appeals from a ruling sustaining a demurrer to his third
amended complaint (complaint) without leave to amend. Littlejohn sought to sue Costco
Wholesale Corporation and Costco Wholesale Membership, Inc. (Costco), the California
Board of Equalization (Board) and Abbott Laboratories, Inc. (Abbott) to recover amounts
he paid in sales tax reimbursement on pur... More...
   $0 (07-16-2018 - CA)

LARRY M. SLUSSER v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT

Slusser pleaded guilty in 2011 to being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). As part of his plea agreement, Slusser waived his right to “file any motions or pleadings pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 or to collaterally attack [his] conviction[] and/or resulting sentence,” except challenges involving ineffective assistance of counsel or prosecutorial misconduct. The... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Jill Meadows v. Kimberly K. Reynolds, ex rel State of Iowa and Iowa Board of Medicine SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

In this appeal, we must decide if the constitutional right of women to choose to terminate a pregnancy is unreasonably restricted by a statute that prohibits the exercise of the right for a period of seventy-two hours after going to a doctor. In making this decision, we recognize the continuing debate in society over abortion and acknowledge the right of government to reasonably regulate the const... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - IA)

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 - )

Jerry Lynn Lofton a/k/a Gerry Lynn Lofton a/k/a Gerry Lofton a/k/a Jerry Loftin a/k/a Jerry Lofton v. State of Mississippi

Edroy James Ballard Jr. was shot and killed on June 3, 2014, in Horn Lake, Mississippi. A DeSoto County grand jury charged Lofton with Ballard’s murder. Lofton was deemed indigent, and Adam Emerson was appointed to represent him. Several months later, Emerson filed a motion to reconsider Lofton’s indigent status. Emerson informed the trial court that Lofton had refused to meet with him and wi... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

Stephanie Ann Cole v. State of Tennessee

The Petitioner was indicted for and pled guilty to the first degree premeditated murder of the victim, Louis Tammaro, receiving a life sentence. At the plea hearing, the
State proffered the factual basis for the Petitioner’s guilty plea. The State asserted, through the testimony of Agent Dan Friel of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, that on June 20, 2014, the Petitioner’s neighbor wen... More...
   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

Larry Littlejohn v. Costco Wholesale Corporation Glass Office Floor Mats

Plaintiff Larry Littlejohn appeals from a ruling sustaining a demurrer to his third
amended complaint (complaint) without leave to amend. Littlejohn sought to sue Costco
Wholesale Corporation and Costco Wholesale Membership, Inc. (Costco), the California
Board of Equalization (Board) and Abbott Laboratories, Inc. (Abbott) to recover amounts
he paid in sales tax reimbursement on pur... More...
   $0 (07-14-2018 - CA)

DeAndre Williams v. Anthony J. Ammucci Northern District of New York Federal Courthouse - Albany, New York

4 Plaintiff‐Appellant DeAndre Williams appeals from a
5 memorandum and order of the United States District Court for the
6 Northern District of New York (Mordue, J.). The district court,
7 adopting the recommendation of the magistrate judge (Dancks, M.J.),
8 granted summary judgment to the defendants, various officials of the
9 New York State Department of Corrections (“D... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - NY)

Deborah Mclear-Gary v. Emrys Scott Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Deborah McLear-Gary appeals from a judgment declaring her prescriptive and
implied easement extinguished by adverse possession. She contends the trial court erred
in finding that defendants Emrys Scott, Freyja Scott and Sophia Scott (the Scotts)
established an essential element of adverse possession—the “timely” payment of taxes
during the five-year statutory period. (See Code Civ.... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - CA)

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...
   $0 (07-10-2018 - MA)

Silvan Warnick v. Bradford Cooley; Robin Wilkins; Ethan Rampton; Mark Knighton; Jeffrey Hall District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Silvan Warnick brings this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 malicious prosecution case
and a number of state law tort claims against several Salt Lake County
prosecutors and investigators. He claims he was falsely accused of tampering
with evidence that led to the filing of criminal charges against him that were later
dismissed.
The district court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss, and... More...
   $0 (07-10-2018 - UT)

Welford Lee McCarty a/k/a Levi McCarty a/k/a Pork Chop v. State of Mississippi

McCarty manufactured methamphetamine on his property in rural Greene County.
In early 2013, McCarty learned that his friend Donovan Cowart was working with law
enforcement as a confidential informant. McCarty told Cowart that he wanted to show him
a hole that he had dug on his property for use in his meth operation. McCarty, along with
Robert Stevens and David Allen, picked up C... More...
   $0 (07-09-2018 - MS)

Rickey Portis a/k/a Ricky C. Portis a/k/a Ricky Portis v. State of Mississippi

Amy and Mary lived with their mother, Dee Smith, their younger maternal half
brother, and their stepfather, Rickey Portis. They frequently visited the home of their father,
John Collins, and stepmother, Ramona Collins. They were also close to their oldest paternal
half-sister, Mandy Clark. In February 2015, one or both of the girls told Ramona that Portis
had touched Amy. Ramon... More...
   $0 (07-09-2018 - MS)

ROGER LEE JACKSON a/k/a ROGER JACKSON a/k/a ROGER L. JACKSON v. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

In the early morning hours on November 11, 2014, two men were shot near Roach
Street in Jackson, Mississippi. One of the victims, Quincy McGowan, died. His body was
discovered in a nearby vacant lot by a passerby shortly after noon on November 11. Police
found ten 9 mm shell casings near the body, and a 9 mm projectile was recovered from
McGowan’s body during autopsy.
¶3. T... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)

Manmett S. Padda v. The Superior Court of Riverside County, GI Excellence, Inc., Real Parties in Interest

In this matter, we have reviewed the petition, its exhibits, and the letter response
filed by real parties in interest (hereafter real parties). We have determined that
resolution of the matter involves the application of settled principles of law, and that the
equities favor petitioners. We conclude that issuance of a peremptory writ in the first
instance is therefore appropriate.... More...
   $0 (07-09-2018 - CA)

John McAdams v. Marquette University

APPEAL from a judgment and an order of the Circuit Court
for Milwaukee County, David A. Hansher, Judge. Reversed and
remanded.
¶1 DANIEL KELLY, J. Marquette University suspended a
tenured faculty member because of a blog post criticizing an
encounter between an instructor and a student. Dr. John McAdams
took exception to his suspension, and brought a claim against
the U... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - WI)

Destiny Hoffman v. Susan Knoebel Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Like many jurisdictions, Indiana has turned to “drug courts” to tackle substance-abuse problems more flexibly than traditional sentencing regimes might al-low. Ind. Code § 33-23-16-5. These non-traditional court pro-grams have been shown to reduce recidivism rates, at least in some jurisdictions. Compare Michael W. Finigan, et al., IMPACT OF A MATURE DRUG COURT OVER 10 YEARS OF
2 No. 17-2750More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - IN)

STATE OF KANSAS v. AMBER DAWN BARNES

If government agents want to search a person's home, the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution requires them to present facts to a judge establishing probable cause for a warrant. Those facts must be sufficiently concrete and detailed to allow the judge to make an independent evaluation of the propriety of the request. Conclusions and generalities are not facts, and government agents... More...   $0 (07-06-2018 - KS)

STEPHEN DOUGLAS WHITE v. STATE OF KANSAS

White pleaded no contest to a charge of rape of a child under age 14. In exchange for his plea, the State dismissed two additional counts of the same charge. The State agreed to a departure sentence from a hard 25 life sentence to a sentence for a specified term of months, as defined in an agreed-upon sentencing guidelines grid box. The State's agreement was contingent on White presenting, and the... More...   $0 (07-06-2018 - KS)

Barry S. Jameson v. Taddese Desta

Under California’s in forma pauperis doctrine and Government Code
section 68086, subdivision (b),1 a person who because of limited financial
resources qualifies for a waiver of initial court filing fees is entitled, as well, to a
waiver of fees for the attendance of an official court reporter at a hearing or trial.
In this case, however, although plaintiff Barry Jameson (hereafter ... More...
   $0 (07-06-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. James Chase Federal Courthouse - Covington, Kentucky

Convicted of receiving child pornography, James Chase challenges a term of his supervised release conditions as impermissibly vague and overbroad. We disagree and AFFIRM.
I. BACKGROUND
In 2008, Chase pleaded guilty to one count of receiving child pornography. The court sentenced him to 104 months’ imprisonment, followed by a lifetime of supervised release. One proviso of his release mandat... More...
   $0 (07-05-2018 - kY)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. GREGORY JOEL SITZMANN United States Court of Appeals FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT

On May 21, 2012, following a 23-day trial, a jury found appellant Gregory Sitzmann guilty of one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) and § 846 (2012). The Government presented evidence at trial that, from approximately 1990 to 2004, Sitzmann participated in a conspiracy to traffic large... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - DC)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. HOWARD L. DUNNS, a/k/a HOWARD LAMONT DUNNS, CLARENCE DUNNS, MICHAEL HOARN, ROBERT JONESY, LAMONT NEWPORT and ROBERT JONES

Defendant and his codefendant Fred D. Mosley were charged in an indictment with thirty-four offenses arising out of eight residential burglaries and a robbery and kidnapping occurring in Atlantic County between November 20, 2012, and February 1, 2013. The thirty-fifth count of the indictment charged co-defendant Nicole Cumens with third-degree conspiracy to commit burglary and theft, N.J.S.... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - NJ)

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