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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...
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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
Núńez, 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...
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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...
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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...
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QUINTON RASHAD BROWN V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

The Lafayette County Circuit Court revoked Quinton Rashad Brown’s probation
and sentenced him to five years’ imprisonment. Pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S.
738 (1967), and Rule 4-3(k)(1) of the Rules of the Arkansas Supreme Court and Court of
Appeals, Brown’s attorney has filed a no-merit brief, along with a motion to withdraw as
counsel, asserting that there is no i... More...
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Bobby Hargis v. John Koskinen Eighth Circuit Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Bobby R. and Brenda J. Hargis petitioned the Tax Court1 for redetermination
of a tax deficiency. The Tax Court upheld the determination of the Commissioner of
1The Honorable Mary Ann Cohen, United States Tax Court Judge.
Internal Revenue. The Hargises appeal. Having jurisdiction under section
7482(a)(1),2 this court affirms.
I.
From 2007 to 2010, the Hargises bought and ope... More...
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Natasha Meeks v. Autozone, Inc

Plaintiff and appellant Natasha Meeks contends that she suffered sexual
harassment on the job. She brought suit against her employer, defendant and appellant
AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone), and the alleged harasser, defendant and appellant Juan
Fajardo, pursuing claims of sexual harassment, failure to prevent sexual harassment, and
retaliation in violation of the Fair Employment and Hou... More...
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South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

When a consumer purchases goods or services, theconsumer’s State often imposes a sales tax. This case requires the Court to determine when an out-of-stateseller can be required to collect and remit that tax. All concede that taxing the sales in question here is lawful. The question is whether the out-of-state seller can be held responsible for its payment, and this turns on a proper interpretation... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - SD)

United States of America v. Dr. Kenneth G. Edwards Middle District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery, AL - Phenix City Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Wire Fraud Related to Truck Driver Physicals

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Dr. Kenneth G. Edwards, 65, a resident of Columbus, Georgia and previously a practicing chiropractor in Phenix City, Alabama, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud. Dr. Edwards’s conviction resulted from his scheme to submit ... More...
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United States of America v. Dr. Mark Griffis Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Dublin, Georgia

Dublin, GA - Medical Doctor Found Guilty Of Conspiracy

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Dudley H. Bowen, a federal jury convicted Eastman resident Dr. Mark Griffis, age 61, of conspiring to falsify documents pertaining to Department of Transportation mandated medical examinations of holders of commercial driver’s licenses.

Accordi... More...
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United States ex rel. Van Raalte, et al. v. Healogics, Inc. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL - Healogics Agrees To Pay Up To $22.51 Million To Settle False Claims Act Liability For Improper Billing Of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Justice Department announced on June 20, 2018 that Healogics, Inc. has agreed to pay up to $22.51 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing wound care centers to bill Medicare for medically unn... More...
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Edward McLaughlin v. Pedro Misael Facundo De Leon, Esguar Trucking LLC and Commercial Alliance Insurance Company Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Tulsa, OK - Edward McLaughlin sued Pedro Misael Facundo De Leon, Esguar Trucking LLC and Commercial Alliance Insurance Company on personal injury auto negligence theories.... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - OK)

WEST CARROLLTON CITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF REVISION and MCDONALD’S USA, LLC

The property at issue is a 1.383-acre parcel located at 741 East Dixie Drive
in West Carrollton, Ohio. The property is improved with a 4,470-square foot building,
constructed in 2005, that houses a McDonald’s restaurant. For tax year 2014 the
Montgomery County Auditor valued the property at $1,308,710. McDonald’s filed a
complaint with the Board of Revision (BOR) seeking to red... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

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