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Katherine Evans v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

This appeal concerns four consolidated
cases involving similar alleged violations of the Fair
Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692e(8). Plaintiffs defaulted on credit cards, and defendant
Portfolio Recovery Associates (“PRA”), an Illinois debt collection
agency, bought the accounts for collection. The Debtors
Legal Clinic (the “Clinic”) sent separate le... More...
   $0 (05-07-2018 - IL)

Christopher Roberts, et al. v. Federal Housing Finance Agency, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

At the height of the 2008 financial crisis,
Congress created the Federal Housing Finance Agency
(the Agency) and authorized it to place into conservatorship
two critical government‐sponsored enterprises—the Federal
National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan
Mortgage Corporation, commonly known as Fannie Mae and
2 No. 17‐1880
Freddie Mac. 12 U.S.... More...
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Nielsen Contracting, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc.


Nielsen Contracting, Inc. and T&M Framing, Inc. (collectively Nielsen) sued
several entities (defendants) alleging these entities fraudulently provided workers'
compensation policies to Nielsen that were illegal and contained unconscionable terms.
Defendants moved to compel arbitration and stay the litigation under an arbitration
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provision in one defendant's contract, t... More...
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TECHNIK, INC. v. THE UNITED STATES and VSOLVIT LLC

On January 12, 2017, the GSA issued RFQ No. ID08160098 (“January 2017
RFQ”) for the same services that are now before the court in RFQ No. ID08170075. In
the January 2017 RFQ, GSA was seeking a contractor to provide “technical support to
operate, configure, test, and maintain network operations at the Department of Army’s
Dugway Proving Ground.” AR at 14. The January 2017 RF... More...
   $0 (05-06-2018 - DC)

James Davis v. County of Fresno

James Davis was dismissed from his employment as a supervising
juvenile correctional officer based on findings of insubordination, discourteous treatment
of a subordinate, wrongfully assuming supervisorial duties over his wife despite several
admonitions to the contrary, exaggerating the hours he worked on multiple time cards,
and other misconduct. Davis’s administrative appeal of ... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. BRETT CALVIN HENSLEY

Brett Hensley pled guilty to third-degree burglary, a class “D” felony, in violation of Iowa Code sections 713.1 and 713.6A (2013). On March 24, 2014, Hensley was sentenced to a suspended five-year prison term and was placed on supervised probation for two years. Among other requirements, the terms and conditions of his probation stated, “Defendant shall complete . . . the treatment program at B... More...   $0 (05-05-2018 - IA)

Aenaudo Brothers, L.P v. Agricultural Labor Relations Board, United Farm Workers of America, Real Party in Interest

ORIGINAL PROCEEDING; petition for writ of review.
Charley M. Stoll, Rachelle O. Tejada and Anne W. Nilsen for Petitioners.
J. Antonio Barbosa, Paul M. Starkey and Todd M. Ratshin for Respondent.
Martinez Aguilasocho & Lynch and Mario G. Martinez for Real Party in Interest.
-ooOooThis
writ proceeding addresses decisions by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board
(Board) that ... More...
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ARKHEEM J. LAMB vs STATE OF FLORIDA

The defendant appeals from his convictions, arising from a carjacking, for grand theft of a vehicle and grand theft. The defendant primarily argues that the trial court erred in permitting the state to introduce into evidence a Facebook video showing the defendant sitting in the stolen car and wearing the victim’s stolen watch just hours after the carjacking occurred. We find no error in any of ... More...   $0 (05-04-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Martin Winterkorn Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Former CEO of Volkswagen AG Charged with Conspiracy and Wire Fraud in Diesel Emissions Scandal

An indictment was unsealed earlier May charging Martin Winterkorn, 70, the former chairman of the management board of Volkswagen AG (VW), with conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with VW’s long-running scheme to cheat U.S. diesel vehicle emissions requirements.


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JORDAN WILLIAMS v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

This case is before us for a second time after we initially ordered rebriefing. Williams
v. State, 2017 Ark. App. 663. Jordan Williams was convicted by a jury in the Hempstead
County Circuit Court of two counts of aggravated robbery, one count of aggravated
residential burglary, one count of first-degree battery, two counts of second-degree battery,
one count of interference with... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DANIEL JEREMY ECKERT

On February 10, 2016, Defendant and his wife, Clarissa, were engaged in a
physical altercation at their Anacoco, Louisiana, home. Defendant placed Clarissa
in a choke hold, where he held her until she passed out. Sometime between 12:00
and 12:30 a.m., Defendant went to the home of his neighbor, Mr. Justin Kay, and
asked if he could use his phone because his wife had hidden th... More...
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United States of America v. James Hickey Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Allentown man who bribed Allentown mayor and Reading school board president sentenced to 18 months in prison

James Hickey, 54, of Allentown, was sentenced on April 2, 2018 to 18 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Juan Sanchez, announced U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain.

Today’s sentencing stemmed from Hickey’s guilty plea in December 2017 to two ... More...
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James Michael Miranda v. The State of Texas

The complainant, Amanda,1 lived in Galveston County with her mother, halfbrother and half-sister, and with appellant, who was her step-father. Appellant touched Amanda inappropriately, including touching her breasts and her vagina, for about a year when Amanda was thirteen years old.2 After Amanda revealed to a friend that appellant had been improperly touching her, Texas City Police began inves... More...   $0 (05-02-2018 - TX)

David Rodriguez v. The State of Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

The assault took place during a late-night barbecue. Yvette Talamantes picked up
Appellant, her boyfriend, late in the evening and the couple drove to a friend’s house for a cookout.
Once at the barbecue, Appellant began socializing with another guest, Ruben Estrada, the cousin
of the hostess. As the evening progressed, Yvette began to worry Appellant would attempt to buy
me... More...
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The People of the State of Colorado v. David Delbert Rediger Supreme Court of the State of Colorado

David Rediger drove to the Rocky Mountain Youth Academy (the “Academy”)—
a nonprofit day treatment school that serves students who are not succeeding in public
school—to speak with Stacey Holland, the Academy’s owner and director. Holland and
her husband had accused Rediger of stealing hay from their property, and Rediger
intended to speak with Holland about the theft charges a... More...
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James Michael Hand, et al. v. Rick Scott Northern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tallahassee, Florida

Appellants Rick Scott, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Florida, and the other three members of Florida’s Executive Clemency Board (Pam Bondi, Adam H. Putnam, and Jimmy Patronis) (collectively, the “State Executive
Case: 18-11388 Date Filed: 04/25/2018 Page: 1 of 36
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Clemency Board”) have appealed from the district court’s orders entered in favor of appellees James... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. NOAH RILEY CROOKS

On the evening of March 24, 2012, Noah Crooks was at home with his mother, Gretchen Crooks. Noah was thirteen years old and an eighth grader at Osage Middle School. He had no prior criminal record. The Crooks lived in rural Osage, in Mitchell County. Gretchen worked as a nurse at Mercy Hospital in Mason City and was studying to get her master’s degree at the University of Iowa. Noah’s father,... More...   $0 (04-30-2018 - IA)

Suzanne Pearce v. Joint Board of Directors of Erie-Wyoming County Soil Conservation District, Erie County Soil & Water Conservation District and Town of West Seneca Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals We Turn Your Successes Into Marketing Call Today! 888-354-4529

Buffalo, NY - Suzanne Pearce sued Joint Board of Directors of Erie-Wyoming County Soil Conservation District, Erie County Soil & Water Conservation District and Town of West Seneca on a personal injury negligence theory.

The case was removed to federal court and Plaintiff contested the jurisdiction of the court over the case.... More...
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Princess White v. The State of Texas

On April 23, 2014, appellant gave birth to a healthy baby boy, K.S.; he weighed six pounds,
nine ounces. On December 2, 2014, K.S. died; he weighed approximately seven pounds, which
+was at least ten pounds less than the appropriate weight for a child of that age. Post-mortem
photographs of K.S.’s body showed a severely emaciated infant with shrunken skin and bones
sticking out... More...
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Ronald Foster v. The State of Texas Texas First District Court of Appeals

Foster began a romantic relationship with Kim (a pseudonym) during the
spring of 2016. They lived together for about four months. In June, Kim became
pregnant, but she miscarried in September. By then, Foster and Kim were no longer
together, but “still had feelings” for each other.
In late September, Foster called Kim. He told her that she could pick up her
belonging... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DANNY B. WILLIAMS JR

On March 31, 2017, Williams pled guilty to one count of murder in the second degree and one count of aggravated robbery. On July 6, 2017, the district court sentenced Williams to 267 months' imprisonment for the second-degree murder conviction and a consecutive sentence of 61 months' imprisonment for the aggravated robbery conviction for a controlling term of 328 months' imprisonment. Williams tim... More...   $0 (04-29-2018 - KS)

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. JOHN ABDO, JR.

On the evening of January 7, 2016, Roseanne Weddell, Winston Houseman, John Abdo, Philomene Boneshirt, and Hazen Winckler were watching television together in a home owned by Shelly Selwyn in Wagner, South Dakota. Roseanne is Shelly’s daughter. Shelly did not live in the home but allowed Roseanne and Roseanne’s now-husband Winston to live there. Winston later testified that Abdo (Winston’s neph... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - SD)

ARCH COAL, INC. v. R. ALEXANDER ACOSTA, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF LABOR AND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

The BLBA imposes liability on coal mine operators for payment of monthly benefits to coal miners who contract pneumoconiosis, or black lung disease, from their employment in the mines. See 30 U.S.C. §§ 922(a), 932(c). In order for an operator to be held liable, it must have employed the miner for at least one year and be “capable of assuming its liability for a claim.” 20 C.F.R. § 725.494(c), (e) ... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - DC)

State of Vermont v. Jasen Suhr v

Defendant appeals the trial court’s decision that he violated the
terms of his juvenile probation by failing to attend school, comply with his GPS-monitoring
requirements, and participate in a Restorative Justice Panel. Defendant also appeals the trial
court’s decision to revoke his youthful-offender status based on these violations. We affirm in
part and reverse and remand ... More...
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Sammie Doe and Catherine Doe v. Sandra Lanehart Superintendent of Schools of the Monticello, Arkansas School District No. 18, in her Official Capacity Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

Little Rock, AR - Sammie Doe and Catherine Doe sued Sandra Lanehart Superintendent of Schools of the Monticello, Arkansas School District No. 18, in her Official Capacity Civil Rights Violation Education Theory.
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   $0 (04-27-2018 - AR)

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