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Robert Jeffery Liller v. The State of Texas

At approximately 12:05 a.m. on May 18, 2014, law enforcement in Andrews, Texas
received a 911 call reporting a possible hit-and-run. Upon arriving at the reported scene, one of
the responding deputies, Captain Rusty Stewart, saw the body of a man later identified as Rivera
lying on the highway. Rivera was deceased, and his body appeared to have been crushed by a
motor vehicle... More...
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Deandrea Phillips v. The State of Texas

In support of his motion to withdraw, counsel certifies he has conducted a
conscientious examination of the record, and in his opinion, it reflects no potentially
plausible basis for reversal of Appellant’s convictions. Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738,
744-45, 87 S. Ct. 1396, 18 L. Ed. 2d 493 (1967); In re Schulman, 252 S.W.3d 403, 406
(Tex. Crim. App. 2008). Counsel candi... More...
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Daizjion Deveil Demerson v. The State of Texas

In 2015, Demerson pleaded guilty to burglary of a habitation and pursuant
to the terms of his plea-bargain agreement with the State, the trial court deferred
adjudicating his guilt and placed him on community supervision for four years.
The trial court also assessed an unsuspended $400 fine, $289 in court costs, and
$700 in restitution, which was “to be paid jointly with Co-D... More...
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Fernand SantiagoVargas v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

The complainant, Michael Phelan, operated a smoke shop and bought
inventory from Umair Ghaffar. They developed a friendship, and Ghaffar visited
Phelan’s smoke shop once or twice a week to socialize.
One evening, Ghaffar, Phelan, and Phelan’s brother-in-law, Michael Moya,
were “hanging out” in a back room of the smoke shop. Moya left the room to tend
to what the group pre... More...
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George K. Young, Jr. v. State of Hawaii, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether the Second Amendment encompasses the right of a responsible law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm openly for self-defense outside of the home.
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George Young wishes to carry a firearm publicly for personal self-defense in the State of Hawaii. He twice in 2011 applied for a license to carry a handgun, either concealed or openly. His application was denied each ... More...
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Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. Chino Valley Unified School, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Establishment Clause serves intertwined purposes, pertaining to individual freedom and the democratic nature of our system of government. The Clause protects “the individual’s freedom to believe, to worship, and to express himself in accordance with the dictates of his own conscience.” Wallace v. Jaffree, 472 U.S. 38, 49 (1985). It likewise ensures that the government in no way acts to make be... More...   $0 (07-29-2018 - CA)

In re Abelino Manriquez on Habeas Corpus

Petitioner Abelino Manriquez filed an original habeas corpus petition in
this court seeking relief from his multiple murder convictions and death sentence.
We issued an order to show cause with respect to petitioner’s claim that
prejudicial juror misconduct occurred when a juror did not timely disclose a
history of childhood abuse.
After an evidentiary hearing, the referee foun... More...
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Derek Dale Porter v. The State of Texas

This is a “he said, she said” family violence case. Around 2012, Shirley met
Porter, and they began dating. Their relationship ended in late 2015, but it did not
end on good terms. After the breakup, Shirley obtained a protective order enjoining
Porter from contacting her, and she moved in with a friend, Gerard Nance.
One day, shortly after the protective order expired, Porter ... More...
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ETHAN JOHNSON SPRUILL v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

The trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying the motion to suppress Appellant's statements. Johnson v. State, 2012 OK CR 5, ¶ 11, 272 P.3d 720, 726 (reciting standard of review for motion to suppress); Mitchell v. State, 2011 OK CR 26, ¶ 13, 270 P.3d 160, 169 (same). "The Fifth Amendment right [to counsel] arises when one who is in custody is interrogated." Taylor v. State, 2018 OK CR ... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - OK)

SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS v. CINDY JOYCE ALLEN

Shortly before midnight Sedgwick County Detective Manning and Deputy Mlagan entered Pleasures Adult Cabaret in Sedgwick County. Two details attracted the detective's attention—an adult entertainer was on the stage in direct line with the door he had entered and a red light on the DJ booth was not flashing as it usually was when he entered the club. The adult entertainer was Allen.

All... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JONATHAN GLEN TURNER, AKA J.T., AKA Jon Turner, AKA Jon G. Turner, AKA Jonathan G. Turner

This appeal arises from two criminal convictions for separate fraud schemes. The two cases will be referred to as the “2009 case” and the “2012 case,” corresponding to when indictments in the cases were issued. As a result of Turner’s behavior, both cases had circuitous routes to trial, marked by the defendant’s requests for multiple continuances, his complaints about and changes to his counsel ... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - CA)

Douglas Troester v. Starbucks Corporation

Upon a request by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
(Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.548), we agreed to answer the following question:
Does the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s de minimis doctrine, as stated in
Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. (1946) 328 U.S. 680, 692, and Lindow v.
United States (9th Cir. 1984) 738 F.2d 1057, 1063, apply to claims for unpai... More...
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Jane Doe No. 55 v. Madison Metropolitian School District Western District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Madison, Wisconsin Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The allegations in this case are troubling,
to say the least. The appellant, Jane Doe, claims that she
was sexually assaulted by a security guard at her middle
school while she was in eighth grade. Seeking redress, she
 Of the Northern District of Illinois, sitting by designation.
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filed suit against the Madison Metropolitan School District
un... More...
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Chad Sanders a/k/a Chad Rael Sanders a/k/a Chad R. Sanders v. State of Mississippi

Sanders first argues the evidence is insufficient to support his convictions. “A motion
for [a JNOV] implicates the sufficiency of the evidence.” Lenoir v. State, 224 So. 3d 85, 90
(¶18) (Miss. 2017). When reviewing a case for sufficiency of the evidence, “[t]his Court
considers each element of the offense and reviews all of the evidence in the light most
favorable to the verdic... More...
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SNICESON FLEURY vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Sniceson Fleury, a criminal defendant charged with drug trafficking offenses, petitions for a writ of habeas corpus challenging a pretrial release condition requiring him to show that the source of funds used to post bond is not derived from illegal activity (“the bond source condition”). We deny the petition and certify conflict with Sparrow v. State, 240 So. 3d 841 (Fla. 5th DCA 2018), and Casi... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - FL)

Robert Gering vs. The State of Florida

In 1986, Gering was charged with, and later convicted of, raping a seventy
year old woman in New York. After serving less than five years in prison, Gering
was released from prison, but violated his parole several times. Gering later
absconded to Miami Beach where, in 1997, he was charged with and convicted of
lewd and lascivious battery and false imprisonment of another elde... More...
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STATE OF FLORIDA vs EMMET ZACHERY

The State charged Mr. Zachery with tampering with physical evidence. See § 918.13, Fla. Stat. (2016). Mr. Zachery filed a motion to suppress evidence (i.e., hand-rolled spice joints), arguing that it was obtained through an illegal stop and search. At an evidentiary hearing on the motion, the arresting officer, Kurt Bradshaw, testified to the following facts. Early on a summer evening, Officer ... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Larry Allen Stumbo

This case arises from the Defendant breaking into the victim’s home and raping her at gunpoint, following which he stole a television set and forced her into her vehicle and drove her to a nearby gas station. The Defendant was observed by law enforcement driving the victim’s stolen vehicle after he dropped her off at the gas station; when officers pursued the Defendant, hefailed to yield and, aft... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

Linda S. Isaacs v. DBI-ASG Coinvestor Fund, III, LLC Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Paducah, Kentucky

Debtor Linda Isaacs filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy and brought an adversary action seeking to invalidate a mortgage lien on her home, and to stop the sale of the home pursuant to a Kentucky state-court foreclosure judgment. The adversary complaint sought to avoid the mortgage—as unperfected because the mortgage was never validly recorded—under the strong-arm provision of the bankruptcy code. Afte... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - KY)

FluidMaster, Inc. v. Fireman's Fund Insuarnce Company

The law firm of Crowell & Moring (Crowell) was vicariously disqualified
from this insurance coverage action based on a newly-hired, but disqualified discovery
associate in a geographically distant office. Then, while the disqualification appeal was
pending in this court, the associate left Crowell. At that point, Kirk v. First American
Title Ins. Co. (2010) 183 Cal.App.4th 776 (Kir... More...
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United States of America v. Ali Saleh Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY New York Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIS

Ali Saleh, 25, of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty today to two counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C... More...
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Jubell Lombrana v. The State of Texas Morelaw Performance Internet Marketing 918- 582-3993 Your Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work Source >

Lombrana and Marilu Orozco met at work and dated for approximately one year. Orozco
testified that, after she terminated the relationship, Lombrana, who was no longer employed at the
same place, began showing up at her workplace. According to Orozco, Lombrana was at her
workplace “every single day” at 4:30 a.m. when she arrived at work and at 10:45 a.m. when she


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Ernest Williams v. The State of Texas

As set out above, Williams was charged with assault family violence for allegedly
strangling Lee, and Williams asserts on appeal that there were various errors in the jury charge.
After several witnesses testified during the trial, including Lee, the jury charge was given to the jury.
The charge contains definitions for terms used in the charge, including the term “bodily injury,” sets... More...
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Eufemio Morales v. The State of Texas

A jury found appellant, Eufemio Morales, guilty of the felony offense of
murder. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 19.02(b) (West 2011). The trial court then
sentenced him to 50 years in prison. See id. § 12.32(a)(b) (West 2011). Appellant
timely filed a notice of appeal.1
Appellant’s appointed counsel on appeal has filed a motion to withdraw, along
with a brief stating that ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. FRANKLIN DONNIE STEVENS DOUGHERTY

Dougherty pled no contest to one count of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. As part of the plea agreement, the State dismissed a misdemeanor theft charge.

During the plea hearing, the district court explained the plea agreement to Dougherty. Dougherty confirmed that he read over the plea agree... More...
   $0 (07-22-2018 - KS)

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