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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 - )

Tom Donovan Nicolos v. North Slope Borough North Slope Borough of Alaska

The North Slope Borough discharged employee Tom Donovan Nicolos after he made statements that Borough employees interpreted as threats. Nicolos appeals from the superior court’s order approving the Borough Personnel Board’s decision affirming his discharge. He claims that his statements did not constitute threats or other
misconduct under the Borough’s personnel rules and that the Borough fail... More...
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United States of America v. Zerrell Ross Fuentes and Brianna Leshay Wright Western District of North Carolina Courthouse - Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Man And His Wife Plead Guilty To Sex Trafficking Three Minors

Zerrell Ross Fuentes, 24, and his wife, Brianna Leshay Wright, 25, both of Charlotte, appeared in federal court today and pleaded guilty to sex trafficking three minor victims, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

According to filed plea documents... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- TIFFANY L. GORDON

On July 1, 2016, Gordon was charged with Operating a Vehicle under the
Influence in violation of R.C. 4511.19(A)(1)(a) in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court. On
that date, Gordon was placed under a one-year Administrative License Suspension
("ALS") due to a "refusal.” On December 7, 2016, Gordon pleaded guilty to a violation of
R.C. 4511.19(A)(1)(a). The Mount Vernon Municipal... More...
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Nadine Pellegrino and Harry Waldman v. T.S.A., Nuyriah Abdul-Malik, Laura Labbee, and Denice Kissinger United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

In Vanderklok v. United States, 868 F.3d 189 (3d Cir.
2017), we declined to imply a Bivens cause of action against
airport screeners employed by the Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) in part because they “typically are not
law enforcement officers and do not act as such.” Id. at 208.
We now must decide a related question that we anticipated, but
did not resolve, ... More...
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Enrique Arochi v. The State of Texas

Paulina Petrosky and the victim in this case, Christina Morris, were friends from Allen
High School. Petrosky graduated in 2010, one year after Morris, and the two had remained friends.
Petrosky, an account manager for an insurance company, lived in an apartment complex located
at the Shops at Legacy in Plano, Texas, a mixed-use residential and commercial property with
shops,... More...
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United States of America v. Bolutife Olusegun Olorunda Tulsa Press Club - 918-583-7737 415 South Boston Avenue Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Washington Man Pleads Guilty To Assault on Airliner

Bolutife Olusegun Olorunda, 29, of Vancouver, Washington, pleaded guilty to Assault Within Maritime and Territorial Jurisdiction before U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank H. McCarthy.

On May 30, 2018, while on an aircraft in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, specifically a Delta Air Lines flight 1156,... More...
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United States of America v. Health Quest Systems, Inc. and Putnan Health Cetner Northern District of New York Federal Courthouse - Albany, New York

Albany, NY - Health Quest and Putnam Hospital Center to Pay $14.7 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Health Quest Systems, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries (Health Quest) and Putnam Health Center (PHC) have agreed to pay over $14.7 million to resolve allegations of violations of the False Claims Act by submitting inflated and otherwise ineligible claims for payment. New-... More...
   $14700000 (07-10-2018 - NY)

United States of America v. Dennis Griego District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Felon from Edgewood Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Possession of Firearm and Ammunition Under Plea Agreement Recommending 188 Months of Imprisonment

Defendant Subject to Enhanced Penalty Due to Armed Career Criminal Status

Dennis Griego, 36, of Edgewood, N.M., pled guilty on July 9, 2018 in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to violating the federal firearms laws by... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. MICHEL ROBERTO ALVAREZ-GARCIA

The State appeals from an order of the district court granting Michel Roberto Alvarez-Garcia's motion to suppress evidence seized in a search of his vehicle.

The State charged Alvarez-Garcia with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and no drug tax stamp. In his suppression motion, Alvarez-Garcia claimed, among other things, that there was no reasonable suspicion of a traf... More...
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Chuck Close v. Sotheby's Inc. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The California Resale Royalties Act (“CRRA”) grants
artists an unwaivable right to 5% of the proceeds on any
resale of their artwork under specified circumstances. To that
end, the CRRA requires the seller of the artwork or the
seller’s agent to withhold 5% of the resale price and pay it to
the artist or, if the artist cannot be found, to the California
Arts Council. If the... More...
   $0 (07-06-2018 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. BRANDON ALVIN DANNEBOHM

On June 23, 2015, officers Chance Bailey and Jacob Harlow of the Ellinwood Police Department were searching for Dannebohm who had an outstanding arrest warrant. That evening, law enforcement received a tip that Dannebohm was at Tracy's apartment in Ellinwood. In fact, Dannebohm had arrived at Tracy's apartment that morning carrying a blue cooler as Tracy was leaving to run errands.

No o... More...
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United States of America v. Brittan Ezekiel Kettles, aka “Low Low” Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, TN - Nashville Man Convicted Of Human Trafficking Crimes

Brittan Ezekiel Kettles, aka “Low Low,” 26, of Nashville, Tennessee, was convicted on June 29, 2018 by a federal jury of conspiracy to sex traffic a person under the age of 14 and sex trafficking a person under the age of 14.

According to evidence and testimony at trial, on or about June 15, 2016, Stormy Whittem... More...
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HO-CHUNK, INC., ET AL. v. JEFF SESSIONS, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY, ET AL. Ho-Chunk Inc.: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

Historically, the “HoChunk” Tribe occupied portions of what are now several midwestern states. In the 1800’s the Tribe entered into treaties with the United States and divided into two branches: the HoChunk Nation of Wisconsin and the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Both are federally-recognized Indian tribes with federal reservations. See 83 Fed. Reg. 4,235, 4,237, 4,239 (Jan. 30, 2018).
The... More...
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ROBERT S. DAVIDSON v. THE UNITED STATES

Plaintiff fabricated a replica of the Statue of Liberty on the grounds of the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in 1996. He applied for and obtained a copyright for the replica in 2013, too late for the statutory presumption of validity. It is also undisputed that the Postal Service used a photograph of that work on a stamp released in December 2010 without permission or attribution ... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - DC)

Cintas Corp. No. 2 v. Becker Property Services LLC

Becker Property Services LLC ("Becker") and Cintas Corporation No. 2 ("Cintas") executed a contract containing indemnification and choice-of-law provisions. A dispute arose over whether the contract entitles Cintas to indemnification for damages caused by its own negligence. To answer that question, we must also resolve a threshold dispute: As between Wisconsin and Ohio, which law provid... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

Donald Hill v. Missouri Department of Conservation Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Conservation Commission (“Commission”), its individual members,1 and the Missouri Department of Conservation (“Appellants”) appeal the judgment of the circuit court in this declaratory and injunctive relief action brought by Donald Hill and Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch, LLC, Travis Broadway and Winter Quarters Wildlife Ranch, LLC, and Kevin Grace and Whitetail Sales and Service LLC (“Res... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - MO)

Rachel Cullinane v. Uber Technologies, Inc. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

This case concerns the
enforceability of an arbitration clause contained in an online
contract. Plaintiffs-Appellants Rachel Cullinane, Jacqueline
Núñez, Elizabeth Schaul, and Ross McDonagh, (collectively,
"Plaintiffs"), filed this putative class action in Massachusetts
Superior Court on behalf of themselves and other users of a ridesharing
service in the Boston area agains... More...
   $0 (07-02-2018 - MA)

Flor Andrea Rodriguez Asalde, et al. v. First Class Parking Systems, LLC, a/k/a 1st Class Valet Services, et al. ALMExperts 212-457-7944

Flor Andrea Rodriguez Asalde worked as a valet for First Class Parking Systems LLC. She and others who also worked as valets brought claims in a putative collective action under the minimum-wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act against FCPS and related parties (whom we refer to collectively as FCPS). The district court granted summary judgment in favor of FCPS, but did so ba... More...   $0 (07-02-2018 - FL)

Jake's Fireworks, Inc. v. R. Alexander Acosta, Secretary of Labor, United States Department of Labor District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Wichita, Kansas

Jake’s Fireworks, Inc. (“Jake’s”), a fireworks importer and distributor, assigned
two employees to clean out its old facility. A fire broke out, injuring one employee and
killing the other. After an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”)
inspection, the Secretary of Labor (the “Secretary”) cited Jake’s for violating OSHA
safety and health standards. Jake’s contested... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. VINCENT R. JARMON

At the time of the events that led to the conviction, Tommy Luallen and his mother, Mathilda Luallen, owned a commercial building in Wichita. Tommy was in business with Larry Farmer. Tommy and Farmer bought storage units at auctions and resold the contents. They stored their inventory at the building in Wichita.

On May 6, 2013, Tommy Luallen and Farmer went to the building and discover... More...
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United States of America v. Carlos Alberto Zelaya Rojas Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

New Orleans, LA - Honduran Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Launder Over $1 Million in Bribes and Funds Misappropriated From the Honduran Social Security Agency

A Honduran man pleaded guilty in federal court on June 27, 2018 for his role in a conspiracy to launder into the United States more than $1.3 million in foreign bribe payments and public funds from the Republic of Honduras. More...
   $0 (06-28-2018 - LA)

SUK C. KIM v. JUNG HYUN CHANG THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL

The evidence taken in the light most favorable to the judgment reflects the following. Born in South Korea, Ms. Chang moved to the United States in 1999. Her sister, Sook Chang, was married to Mr. Kim and lived in Tampa. Mr. Kim and Sook Chang had a grocery store on Hillsborough Avenue. Ms. Chang and her son moved in with Mr. Kim and Sook Chang, and Ms. Chang worked at the store. Mr. Kim and ... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - FL)

National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, d/b/a NIFLA, et al. v. Becerra Attorney General of California, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act (FACT Act) requires clinics that primarily serve pregnant women toprovide certain notices. Cal. Health & Safety Code Ann. §123470 et seq. (West 2018). Licensed clinics must notify women that California provides free or low-cost services, including abortions, and give them a phone number to call.Unlicensed clinics must notify women t... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

United States of America v. Coleman Tuton Western District of Arkansas Federal Courthouse - Texarkana, Arkansis/Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Coleman Tuton conditionally pleaded guilty to possession with intent to
distribute cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1). Tuton appeals the district
court’s denial of his motion to suppress eight pounds of 1 cocaine seized from his
1The Honorable Susan O. Hickey, United States District Judge for the Western
District of Arkansas.
luggage during an extended traffic stop o... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - AR)

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