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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JENNIFER MARTINEZ New Mexico Supreme Court

Bloomfield Police Sergeant George Rascon pulled over Defendant Jennifer
8 Martinez for failing to stop at a stop sign and, as a result, the police obtained evidence
9 that led to Defendant’s arrest and conviction for driving while intoxicated. In a
10 motion to suppress evidence, Defendant argued that the video from the officer’s on
11 board camera, or “dash-cam,” demonstrated tha... More...
   $0 (01-07-2018 - NM)

GARY LEE MORNINGSTAR, JR. v. STATE OF KANSAS

In 2007, Gary Morningstar was convicted by a jury of one count of rape of a child under the age of 14, one count of aggravated battery, one count of abuse of a child, and one count of aggravated endangerment of a child. The facts of the case are well-known to the parties and need not be reiterated here.
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Morningstar was sentenced to life imprisonment with no possibility of parole ... More...
   $0 (01-06-2018 - KS)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. CHRISTOPHER DAVID BARKER North Carolina Court of Appeals

Defendant was convicted of driving while impaired in Brunswick County
District Court (“the district court”) on 10 December 2015. Upon appeal, Defendant’s
case was then tried before a jury in Brunswick County Superior Court (“the superior
court”) on 22 August 2016. The State’s sole witness at trial was Trooper David Inman
of the North Carolina Highway Patrol (“Trooper Inman”).... More...
   $0 (12-31-2017 - NC)

R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company vs. Barbara Morales

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company seeks a writ of certiorari quashing an order
in which the trial court rescinded its prior order allowing R.J. Reynolds to
substitute Dr. Felix Torres for Dr. Myrna Bobet as its addiction expert in a new
trial. The issue is whether this order is justified in light of the misconduct of the
lawyer for R.J. Reynolds at the deposition of Dr. Torres. We... More...
   $0 (12-31-2017 - FL)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. BRAYAN GOMEZ United States Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

In March 2014, Hartford police detective James Campbell and 10
Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) special agent Michael 11
Schatz––members of a DEA task force––were investigating a large‐12
scale  heroin‐trafficking  organization  operating  out  of  Hartford.
Based  on  information  from  a  wiretap  and  cooperating  sources, 1
Campbell and Schatz suspect... More...
   $0 (12-30-2017 - CT)

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. CODY R. BROWN Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal

On December 5, 2014, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney filed a bill of
information charging defendant with one count of possession of heroin with the
intent to distribute in violation of La. R.S. § 40:966(A) and a second count of
possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute in violation of La. R.S. §
40:967(A).1 Defendant was arraigned on February 19, 2015, and ple... More...
   $0 (12-26-2017 - LA)

State of Hawaii v. Donald J. Trump Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - San Francisco, California

For the third time, we are called upon to assess the legality of the President’s efforts to bar over 150 million nationals of six designated countries1 from entering the United States or being issued immigrant visas that they would ordinarily be qualified to receive. To do so, we must consider the statutory and constitutional limits of the President’s power to curtail entry of foreign nationals in... More...   $0 (12-22-2017 - HI)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. LEONARD OLIVER UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT

Leonard Oliver pleaded guilty to attempt to possess with intent to distribute 500
grams or more of cocaine and was sentenced to ten years in prison, the mandatory minimum
sentence for the offense given his criminal record. See 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(b)(1)(B), 846.1
The district court entered its judgment on September 30, 2011. The following year, Oliver
filed a tLeonard Oliver ple... More...
   $0 (12-20-2017 - SC)

Ervin Isom v. The People of the State of Colorado Supreme Court of the State of Colorado

A jury found Isom guilty of sexual assault on a child, which carries a maximum
presumptive sentence of six years. After an evidentiary hearing, the trial court found
that Isom was a habitual sex offender against children and sentenced him under the
habitual sex offender statute. Concluding that the bottom end of the enhanced sentence
did not have a maximum, the trial court se... More...
   $0 (12-18-2017 - CO)

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. WILLIE J. ELLISON, JR. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal - State of Louisiana

On October 31, 2007, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney filed a bill of
information charging defendant with possession with intent to distribute heroin, a
violation of La. R.S. 40:966(A) (count one), and possession with intent to
distribute cocaine, a violation of La. R.S. 40:967(A) (count two). On August 23,
2010, defendant pled guilty as charged, and sentencing was set f... More...
   $0 (12-14-2017 - LA)

Mary Beth Mantiply v. Richard D. Horne and Patricia Nelson Horne Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Mary Mantiply appeals the district court’s order awarding Richard and Patricia Horne1 the attorneys’ fees and costs that they incurred because of her unsuccessful appeal of the damages award to the Hornes for her violation of the Bankruptcy Code’s automatic stay provision. This case involves an issue of first impression in this Circuit: whether the Bankruptcy Code authorizes payment of attorneys’ ... More...   $0 (12-11-2017 - AL)

VIRGIL SYLVESTER BRADFORD v. STATE OF KANSAS Theft; Loss of greater than $500 less than $25,000

Bradford filed his pro se K.S.A. 60-1507 motion that is the subject of this appeal in October 2015. He made two claims. First, his convictions for aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, and theft are multiplicitous with his conviction for capital murder and violate the Double Jeopardy Clause. He argued that "by proving the 3rd element of capital murder ('that the victims were killed as part of t... More...   $0 (12-09-2017 - KS)

MICHAEL LAWRENCE RANDOLPH v. STATE OF KANSAS Rape; Sex Interc w/Victim less than 14 yrs and Off. greater than = 18 yrs

In 2009, a jury convicted Randolph of rape of a child under 14. After denying his departure motion, the district court sentenced Randolph to life in prison with no chance
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of parole for 25 years, pursuant to Jessica's Law. See K.S.A. 21-4643. This sentence also included lifetime postrelease supervision if Randolph were granted parole. Randolph appealed.

In his direct appeal,... More...
   $0 (12-08-2017 - KS)

MICHAEL JEFFERSON vs. IOWA DISTRICT COURT FOR SCOTT COUNTY Sexual Assault

Michael Jefferson pled guilty to a charge of sexual abuse in the third degree.
The charge was based on a sexual assault of a fourteen-year-old female when he
was twenty-one years old. There was some procedural confusion prior to
sentencing that is not relevant to this proceeding, but eventually, on November 13,
2008, Jefferson was sentenced to ten years in prison and the spec... More...
   $0 (12-06-2017 - IA)

STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY A/S/O TORI HARVEY UKPAKA v. NICHOLAS D. PAYNE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

When describing an insurer's subrogation claim, we say that the subrogated insurer "steps into the shoes of the plaintiff."1 Here, the original plaintiff, Tori Ukpaka, brought a timely lawsuit against the Defendant/Appellee, Nicholas Payne, for injuries arising out of an automobile accident that happened in 2012. Ukpaka then voluntarily dismissed that lawsuit in 2015--after the statute of limitat... More...   $0 (12-06-2017 - OK)

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. TRAVIS HENDERSON State of Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit

On March 21, 2012, the State filed a bill of information charging defendant
with one count of armed robbery with a firearm, in violation of La. R.S. 14:64, one
count of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, in violation of La. R.S.
14:92 E(1), and one count of illegal possession of stolen things, in violation of La.
R.S. 14:69. On March 26, 2012, defendant entered ple... More...
   $0 (12-01-2017 - LA)

Sandra Coy Briggs v. The State of Texas

It is undisputed that on January 12, 2012, after being admonished by the trial court,
Briggs pleaded no contest to the charge of intoxication manslaughter of a public servant
without a plea bargain agreement and elected to have a jury assess her punishment.
See TEX. TRANSP. CODE ANN. § 724.012(b)(1) (West, Westlaw through 2017 1st C.S.).
On January 20, 2012, after a hearing w... More...
   $0 (11-28-2017 - )

STATE OF UTAH v. MICHAEL WADDELL JOHNSON Jury returns guilty verdict for Michael Waddell Johnson in 1998 killing

Michael Johnson was charged and tried for murder. At trial, Mr. Johnson requested an instruction for the lesser offense of homicide by assault. The trial court agreed and stated on the record that it would use the homicide by assault instruction submitted by Mr. Johnson. ¶3 The jury returned a guilty verdict on the murder charge, and Mr. Johnson appealed his conviction to the court of appeals. H... More...   $0 (11-26-2017 - UT)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -V- PEDRO SERRANO, a/k/a/ “Louis Ortiz” Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse New York, New York

On October 30, 2015, the New York Police Department filed a report detailing a
physical assault involving Serrano at an apartment located on 80 East 110th Street (the
“Apartment”). Shortly thereafter, state law enforcement authorities seized 122 cartridges of
ammunition and a bulletproof vest from the Apartment. On November 18, 2015, Serrano
surrendered to authorities to face... More...
   $0 (11-26-2017 - NY)

Rogers Vann v. City of Southhaven, Mississippi Northern District of Mississippi Courthouse - Aberdeen, Mississippi

This lawsuit arises from the death of Jeremy W. Vann, who was shot and killed by police in a retail parking lot in Southaven, Mississippi during a small-scale drug sting operation. Because there are genuine issues of material fact that preclude the qualified-immunity determination as to one of the defendants, we AFFIRM in part, VACATE in part, and REMAND to the district court.
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The City ... More...
   $0 (11-25-2017 - MS)

Jesus Manuel Ronquillo v. The People of the State of Colorado. Colorado Supreme Court

Jesus Manuel Ronquillo retained private defense counsel to defend him against
charges that Ronquillo had sexually assaulted his son. Ronquillo remained in custody
throughout the proceedings. On August 16, 2010, the court set trial for Tuesday,
January 11, 2011. On Friday, January 7, 2011, defense counsel filed a motion to
withdraw, and the court held a hearing on the motion.... More...
   $0 (11-24-2017 - )

Henry Lyons v. F. Wayne Vaught Eighth Circuit Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Henry Lyons worked as a part-time lecturer at the University of Missouri
Kansas City (“UMKC”) for seven semesters, teaching a self-developed Career and
Life Development course. He was not asked to return for the Spring 2012 semester.
In this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action, Lyons alleges that defendants’ decision not to renew
his contract was retaliation for his criticism of UMKC’s prefere... More...
   $0 (11-22-2017 - MO)

KAMO ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. v. CURTIS L. NICHOLS and LORI D. NICHOLS

Kamo and K-Powernet sought a power line/telecommunications easement across approximately 3.9 acres of rural land that was used primarily for cattle. The parties were unable to agree on a negotiated price, and a condemnation proceeding ensued. The appointed commissioners found that the value of the property taken, plus damages to the remainder, totaled $20,000. Both parties objected, and the matter... More...   $0 (11-22-2017 - OK)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. CHRISTOPHER MOSBY

Defendant was arrested on 16 August 2012 on charges of trafficking in heroin,
possession of heroin with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver, and possession of
drug paraphernalia. Defendant filed a pro se motion on 11 October 2012, pursuant
to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 15A-711(c), requesting that the prosecutor proceed on those
charges.1 Defendant filed a pro se motion on 30 April ... More...
   $0 (11-21-2017 - NC)

THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. GREGORY LAMONT MONROE

On 14 September 2015, defendant was indicted for trafficking in opium or
heroin (possessing more than 28 grams) in violation of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95(h);
trafficking in opium or heroin (transporting more than 28 grams) in violation of N.C.
Gen. Stat. § 90-95(h); possessing with intent to sell and deliver heroin (more than 28
grams) in violation of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95(a)(1... More...
   $0 (11-21-2017 - NC)

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