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Legacy Data Access, Inc. v. Cadrillion, LLC Western District of North Carolina Courthouse - Charlotte, North Carolina

In this diversity contract dispute, a jury awarded $256,500 for breach of contract and $1,499,999 for conversion. The jury rejected plaintiffs’ unfair and deceptive trade practices claim, and the district court granted judgment as a matter of law to defendants on the abuse of process claim. In a second trial solely on punitive damages, another jury awarded $3 million in punitive damages. In respon... More...   $0 (05-04-2018 - NC)

ROBERT LEE PATE JR. vs. STATE OF IOWA COURT OF APPEALS OF IOWA

Des Moines police officers obtained a search warrant based on information
provided by a confidential informant. They executed the warrant on an apartment
and found Pate and a woman inside with eighty-one grams of crack cocaine, as
well as cocaine salt, marijuana, and a large amount of cash.
The State filed criminal complaints against Pate but dismissed them without
pre... More...
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JACOB L. RAGLAND vs. Honorable John J. Riley

The following are the relevant facts presented at trial as set forth in State v. Ragland, 494
S.W.3d 613, 621 (Mo. App. E.D. 2016):
1 All references to Rules are to the Missouri Supreme Court Rules (2017) unless otherwise indicated.
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J.F.2 stated that Ragland sucked J.F.'s penis with his mouth, put his penis in J.F.'s mouth, a... More...
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State of Missouri v. Travis W. Williams

In November 1996, Williams, then 26 years old, pleaded guilty to first-degree
statutory sodomy for inserting his thumb in a minor child’s vagina. He was sentenced to
five years in prison but, after completing a 120-day program in a sex offender assessment
unit, execution of his sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for five
... More...
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RICHARD LOUIS BERTRAND V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

At the trial, the court allowed the then eight-year-old victim to testify behind a
screen. The screen was placed in front of Bertrand and prevented the victim from being
able to see him while she testified but allowed him to see an outline of her form while
sitting in the witness chair. Bertrand argues that his Sixth Amendment right to confront
the witnesses against him was vio... More...
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United States of America v. Nefty Rodriguez District of Connecticut Federal Courthouse - New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven, CT - Hartford Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Heroin and Crack to Overdose Victim

Nefty Rodriguez, 24, of Hartford, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 48 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing heroin and crack cocaine to an overdose victim in 2015.

This matte... More...
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United States of America v. Danny Pratte Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Third Defendant Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Investors Of Over $7 Million In Fuel Cell Company Investor Fraud Scheme

Danny Pratte pled guilty to defrauding investors in Terminus Energy, Inc., a publicly traded penny stock. PRATTE pled guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud before U.S. District Judge Andrew L. Carter Jr.

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman sai... 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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MARTIN SHANE MOON vs. STATE OF IOWA

In August 1990, Kevin Dickson was shot and killed. Nine years
later, the State charged Martin Moon and Casey Brodsack with first
degree murder. Brodsack pled guilty to second-degree murder in
exchange for testifying truthfully at Moon’s trial. 1See Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 87, 83 S. Ct. 1194, 1196–97 (1963) (“[T]he suppression by the ... More...
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Bevaughn Rogers v. The State of Texas

Appellant was arrested and indicted for aggravated sexual assault with a deadly weapon. In 2014, Appellant entered a negotiated plea agreement for a plea of “guilty” in exchange for a recommended punishment of deferred adjudication community supervision for four years. The trial court accepted Appellant’s plea, and in accordance with the agreement, placed Appellant on deferred community supervis... More...   $0 (04-30-2018 - TX)

Naruto v. David John Slater Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

We must determine whether a monkey may sue humans,
corporations, and companies for damages and injunctive
relief arising from claims of copyright infringement. Our
court’s precedent requires us to conclude that the monkey’s
claim has standing under Article III of the United States
Constitution. Nonetheless, we conclude that this
monkey—and all animals, since they are not hu... More...
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JOHN PAUL HOLLAND v. STATE OF KANSAS

In 2009, Holland was convicted by a jury of eight drug-related crimes. The facts and the charges were set forth in detail by a panel of this court in State v. Holland, No. 102,795, 2011 WL 135022, at *1-2 (Kan. App. 2011) (unpublished opinion). Following
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remand for resentencing and a second appeal of the new sentences, the Kansas Supreme Court ultimately affirmed Holland's senten... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. PATRICK TERRY FLOWERS

During routine patrol near Stevensville, Montana, in December 2014, Deputy
Jason Jones of the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office stopped a pickup that had an expired
registration. Flowers was driving the vehicle and Hill sat in the front passenger seat.
Deputy Jones asked for Flowers’s driver’s license and other documentation. After
checking for active warrants for both Flowers... More...
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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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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 Tennessee v. Christopher Joel Hartwell

The case arises from the Defendant’s manufacturing and distributing stanozolol, a schedule III controlled substance. According to the State’s recitation of the facts at the guilty plea hearing,
[O]n March 20[th] of 2014, this is specifically in regard to C-22683, agents of the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force did conduct a search warrant on the Defendant’s residence. Defendant’s residence did... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Deandrey Peterson

The Shelby County Grand Jury charged the defendant with the February 12, 2014 aggravated rape and robbery of the victim, T.M., as well as the aggravated burglary of her apartment and possessing a firearm with the intent to go armed during the commission of a dangerous felony.1
1 To protect the anonymity of the victim, we utilize her initials.More...
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Jerald Glaviano v. Sacramento City Unified School District

After Jerald Glaviano interceded in a confrontation between two of his students,
the Sacramento City Unified School District (the District) placed him on unpaid leave
and issued an accusation and a notice of intent to dismiss or suspend him without pay.
Following a hearing, the Commission on Professional Competence (Commission)
dismissed the accusation and ordered the District to r... 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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Kirk W. Stephens v. Nancy A. Berryhill Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond

Kirk W. Stephens contends that
he is disabled by diabetes, kidney disease, knee and back
 Of the Northern District of Illinois, sitting by designation.
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pain, heart disease, high blood pressure, asthma, arthritis,
and obesity. He applied for and was denied Supplement Security
Income (“SSI”) benefits; on review the district court
reversed and r... 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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SOPHAL PHON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

Phon, a member of a gang, entered the home of Khatnphao
Phromratsamy and Manyavanh Boonprasert in August 1996. At the direction
of the gang leader, Phon killed Khamphao and Manyavanl;l, execution style. He
also shot their twelve-year-old daughter in the head but she miraculously
survived. Phon claimed that the then twenty-six-year-old leader of the gang
had instructed him ... More...
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MELINDA TURNER V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

Over a period of several months,' Turner and Pomeroy had a tumultuous
courtship which ended with Pomeroy's death by stabbing on August 9, 2010.
Initially, Turner and Pomeroy lived in a residence with Pomeroy's parents, but
later the couple moved into an Owen County farmhouse owned by Turner's
family. Due to their turbulent relationship, Turner and Pomeroy briefly
stopped s... More...
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Tramayne Colfred Williams vs. State of Minnesota

Williams challenges the sentences he received in two criminal cases, one in Otter
Tail County and one in Hennepin County. In Otter Tail County, Williams was charged
with first-degree aggravated robbery, Minn. Stat. § 609.245, subd. (2016). He agreed to
plead guilty to that charge on the condition that, assuming his criminal-history score was
five, he would be sentenced to 84 ... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - MN)

IIG Wireless, Inc. v. John Yi and Lauren Kim

The parties appeal and cross-appeal a judgment after a jury trial in this
business dispute. Plaintiff and cross-defendant IIG Wireless, Inc. (IIG) obtained a
judgment of $401,860 against defendant and cross-complainant John Yi. IIG also sued
Lauren Kim, Yi’s fiancée, who moved for and was granted a nonsuit during trial. Yi
obtained a judgment on his cross-complaint for $122,000, re... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - CA)

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