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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...
   $0 (05-06-2018 - CA)

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)

MICHAEL SKAKEL v. COMMISSIONER OF CORRECTION

The facts of this tragic case, which arises out of events that transpired more than forty years ago, are set forth in considerable detail in the habeas court’s memorandum of decision and in this court’s decision on the petitioner’s direct appeal.2 See State v. Skakel, supra, 276 Conn. 640–53. For present purposes, we focus our attention on those facts and procedural history that are most relevant ... More...   $0 (05-05-2018 - FL)

ROBERT COPPINGER vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Robert Coppinger was charged with violating his probation contrary to the terms of a substantial assistance agreement with the State. The trial court adjudicated him guilty of the violation, and sentenced him to concurrent prison terms on the charges in three separate cases that was the basis of his probation. He raises two issues on appeal. First, he claims the trial court lacked jurisdiction ... More...   $0 (05-04-2018 - FL)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - KENYEL OTIS STEWART

On November 7, 2016, appellant was indicted by the Trumbull County grand
jury on one count of Possession of Heroin, a fifth-degree felony, in violation of R.C.
2925.11(A) & (C)(6)(a).
{¶3} A jury trial was held May 15 through May 16, 2017. The following are
uncontested facts gathered from the record.
{¶4} Appellant was incarcerated at the Trumbull Correctional Institut... More...
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Robert Thomas Zukevich v. The State of Texas

Zukevich was charged with the second-degree felony offense of arson by starting a fire
with the intent to damage or destroy a building. At trial, the jury heard testimony from Deputy
Alex Monroe of the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Monroe testified he was dispatched one
evening to respond to an arson in progress. According to the dispatch, a local R.V. repair shop,
ow... 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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United States of America v. Daniel E. Saad District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island

Following a fourteen-day jury
trial, Daniel E. Saad was convicted of arson, wire fraud, and the
use of fire in furtherance of a federal felony. Saad, who
testified, appeals from these convictions, which stem from a
November 30, 2014 fire that gutted Snow's Clam Box, a restaurant
he owned in Glocester, Rhode Island. He was sentenced to fifteen
years in prison.
Saad's pri... More...
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Christopher Sanchez vs. Miami-Dade County

Chief Judge Rothenberg correctly described the summary judgment
evidence.
On August 24, 2012, Eli Salgado purchased a Miami-Dade County Park Foundation membership for $149. This membership included a coupon book containing several promotional items, including two tickets to the zoo, a 50% discount coupon for golf, and a coupon for the use of a park shelter without payment of the requisite... More...
   $0 (05-01-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Henry (Hank) Wilkins Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, AR - Former Arkansas State Senator and Representative Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Bribery

Former Arkansas State Senator and State Representative Henry (Hank) Wilkins IV pleaded guilty April 30, 2018 to conspiring to accept over $80,000 in bribes in exchange for influencing Arkansas state legislation and transactions, including steering approximately $245,000 in Arkansas ... More...
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Marcus Shedd v. The State of Texas COURT OF APPEALS TWELFTH COURT OF APPEALS DISTRICT TYLER, TEXAS

In two separate cases, Appellant was charged by indictment with (1) one count of forgery, a third degree felony, punishable by not less than two years but not more than ten years imprisonment, and (2) one count of obstruction or retaliation, a third degree felony, punishable by not less than two years but not more than ten years imprisonment.1 In each case, the State filed a notice of intent to s... More...   $0 (04-30-2018 - TX)

Taylor Scott v. Gino Morena Enterprises, LLC Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

Taylor Scott appeals from the grant of summary
judgment in favor of her former employer, Gino Morena
Enterprises, LLC (“GME”). Scott sued GME alleging
sexual harassment and retaliation under state law. The
parties stipulated to the dismissal of Scott’s state law claims
and Scott’s filing of an amended complaint asserting claims
under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 196... More...
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D'Arquez Quajon Tennon v. The State of Texas

In July 2016, a Hopkins County grand jury returned an indictment against Tennon charging
him with the offense of manslaughter. The indictment stated,
D[’]ARQUEZ TENNON, hereinafter styled defendant, on or about the 5th day of June, 2016, and before the presentment of this indictment, in said County and State, did then and there recklessly cause the death of an individual, namely, Enriqu... More...
   $0 (04-29-2018 - TX)

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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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)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CHARLES FLORES United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

When reviewing the denial of a motion to suppress, we
"take the facts as the trial court found them, consistent with
record support, adding uncontradicted facts where appropriate."
United States v. Almonte-Báez, 857 F.3d 27, 29 (1st Cir.
2017)(internal citation omitted).
This case has its genesis in a tip received by Thomas
Pappas, a Maine state trooper with thirteen... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Sumeika D. Byrd Oklahoma County Oklahoma Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Sumeika D. Byrd, 31, with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 08/13/2015
Party Name Disposition Information
BYRD, SUMEIKA D

Brendon Turner, age 28, was stabbed 17 times.

Byrd claimed self defense. She claimed that she and Turner g... More...
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Daniel Jackson v. Shawn Curry, et al. Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Illinois

Daniel Jackson spent time in custody on a wrongful murder conviction. He sued Shawn Curry and Keith McDaniel, the police officers who interrogated him, for coercing his confession. The officers moved for dismissal on qualified immunity. The district court denied that motion, and the officers appeal. Lacking jurisdiction, we dismiss this appeal.
2 No. 17-1898
I. Background1
On the night... More...
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RAKIM MOBERLY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

Lexington Police Officer Roman Sorrell was following a vehicle in the very
early hours of a December morning. He performed a registration check on the
vehicle license number and discovered that the vehicle's registration had been
cancelled because it had no liability insurance coverage. Sorrell initiated a
traffic stop of the vehide at 3':35 a.m. Appellant was driving the vehic... More...
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Nina Theroff vs. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. and Janie Harper

Dollar Tree operated a retail store located at 3535 Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City,
Missouri. Janie Harper was employed as the Missouri Boulevard store manager. On October 21,
2015, Theroff applied for employment at the Missouri Boulevard store. During her interview
with store assistant manager Kayla Swift, Theroff informed Ms. Swift that she was legally blind
and used... More...
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MACHUN SHERROD CLINKSCALE v. STATE OF ARKANSAS ARKANSAS COURT OF APPEALS

The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) was dispatched to Sky Road Gas Station on January 1, 2017, around 2:00 p.m. concerning a shooting that had just occurred. Detective Roy Williams assisted in the investigation of the shooting in which Edmond Daniels was the victim. When he arrived, Daniels was in the back of the MEMS truck. Detective Williams was able to see that Daniels suffered gunshot ... More...   $0 (04-25-2018 - AR)

GERALD JANISE VERSUS ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC., ET AL

On April 16, 2013, at the intersection of the Evangeline Thruway and Mudd
Avenue in Lafayette, the plaintiff, Gerald Janise, was involved in an automobile
accident with William Gerard, an operations supervisor for Acadian Ambulance
Service, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “Acadian Ambulance”), who was driving a
company vehicle.1 Subsequently, Mr. Janise filed a petition for dam... More...
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Davin Scott McIntyre aka David Scott McIntyre v. The State of Texas

One evening in May 2016, McIntyre walked into a convenience store at a
Granbury gas station and attempted to buy beer. The store’s clerk, Heather
Longest, noticed that McIntyre smelled like alcohol, and because she believed
that he “shouldn’t be drinking anymore,” she refused to sell him the beer.
McIntyre asked her where he could cash a check, and “it took [her] three times ... More...
   $0 (04-24-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. David Mero Federal Courthouse - Newport News, Virginia

Newport News, VA - Man Sentenced for Recruiting Homeless to Cash Counterfeit Checks

An Atlanta man was sentenced on April 23, 2018 to 116 months in prison for recruiting individuals from local homeless shelters to cash counterfeit business checks worth nearly $105,000.

According to court documents, David Mero, 58, traveled from Georgia to Virginia and other states on at least thr... More...
   $0 (04-24-2018 - VA)

United States of America v. David Louis Vernier Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Marquette, Michigan

Marquette, MI - Long-Time U.P. Gasoline Vendor Sentenced To Prison For Bankruptcy Fraud

David Louis Vernier, age 64, of Ishpeming, was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for committing bankruptcy fraud. The sentence was imposed by Chief Judge Robert J. Jonker of the U.S. District Court.

David Vernier, the father of Brooke ... More...
   $0 (04-23-2018 - MI)

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