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Eric C. Darden v. City of Fort Worth, Texas; W.F. Snow; and J. Romero Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Police Officers W.F. Snow and Javier Romero arrested Jermaine Darden, a black man who was obese, while executing a no-knock warrant at a private residence. In arresting Darden, the officers allegedly threw him to the ground, tased him twice, choked him, punched and kicked him in the face, pushed him into a face-down position, pressed his face into the ground, and pulled his hands behind... More...   $0 (01-25-2018 - TX)

Larry Lomax v. The City of Baltimore, Lt. Christopher O'Ree and Sgt. Keith Gladsone Circuit Court House - Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, MD - Plaintiff's Verdict For $75,000

Larry Lomax, age 26, sued The City of Baltimore, Lt. Christopher O'Ree and Sgt Keith Gladstone on an excessive force theory claiming that two Baltimore police officers doused him with a spray canister and physically yanked him down during the riot that followed the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. The officers chemically blinded Lomax by fill... More...
   $750000 (01-25-2018 - MD)

STRICKLAND v. STEPHENS PRODUCTION COMPANY Oklahoma Capital Building - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

On October 6, 2014, David Chambers, who was an employee of RDT Trucking, Inc., was dispatched to an oil-well site in Crescent, Oklahoma, to pick up waste water. Stephens Production Company and Stephens Production Company Continental Properties, LLC (SPC) were the owners and operators of the well. Upon arrival at the well, Mr. Chambers worked on or around a device known as a "heater treater." Durin... More...   $0 (01-24-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc. District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

Newark, NJ - District Court Awards $5 Million in Civil Penalties and Enters Permanent Injunction to Prevent Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. from Distributing Prescription Drugs Not in Child-Resistant Packaging

A federal court in New Jersey imposed a $5 million civil penalty and entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. Dr. Reddy’s is the North A... More...
   $0 (01-23-2018 - NJ)

The People of the State of Colorado v. David Bueno David Bueno murder conviction vacated: Carol Chambers's office hid evidence, says David Lane

Michael Snyder, a white inmate at the Limon Correctional Facility (“LCF”), told
his wife in a recorded phone conversation that he had been ordered to stab another
inmate. The next day, Jeffrey Heird, another white inmate at LCF, was found stabbed
to death in his cell. Snyder would later tell investigators that Heird was the man he had
been ordered to kill.
¶5 Immediately... More...
   $0 (01-23-2018 - CO)

Juan Aguilar vs. The State of Florida

On Sunday, December 9, 2007, at approximately 3:00 a.m., a three-car
accident occurred in the four westbound lanes of State Road 836 near the 27th
Avenue exit. At approximately 3:11 a.m., Florida Highway Patrol Trooper
Bobadilla (“Trooper Bobadilla”) received a dispatch regarding this accident.
When he arrived at the scene, Miami Dade Expressway Authority (“MDX”) Road
Ra... More...
   $0 (01-23-2018 - FL)

Dawn Neihart v. Inogen, Inc. and Philips Electronics North America Corporation Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Dawn Neihart sued Inogen, Inc. and Philips Electronics North America Corporation on wrongful death theories.

Plaintiff claimed that Mellie "Mary" Farley's death was caused by a defective EverFlo Oxygen Concentrator.... More...
   $0 (01-23-2018 - OK)

FRANK A. WALLS vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

Walls’ motion sought relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s
decision in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in
Hurst v. State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161
(2017). This Court stayed Walls’ appeal pending the disposition of Hitchcock v.
State, 226 So. 3d 216 (Fla. 2017), cert. denied, 138 S. Ct. 5... More...
   $0 (01-23-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Jerome Wilson Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

If it were somehow in doubt before, we take the opportunity now to hold that bank robbery by intimidation is categorically a “crime of violence” under the United States Sentencing Guidelines. In doing so, we join several other federal courts of appeals that have held the same under the guidelines or the Armed Career Criminal Act (“ACCA”).
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Jerome Wilson pled guilty to unarmed bank robbery... More...
   $0 (01-23-2018 - PA)

JASON DEMETRIUS STEPHENS vs. STATE OF FLORIDA and JASON DEMETRIUS STEPHENS vs. JULIE L. JONES, etc.

Stephens seeks relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s decision
in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in Hurst v.
State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161 (2017). This
Court stayed Stephens’ appeal and consideration of his habeas petition pending the
disposition of Hitchcock v. State, 226 So. 3d 216 (... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

HARRY FRANKLIN PHILLIPS vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

hillips’ motion sought relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s
decision in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in
Hurst v. State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161
(2017). This Court stayed hillips’ appeal pending the disposition of Hitchcock v.
State, 226 So. 3d 216 (Fla. 2017), cert. denied, 138 S. C... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

DANIEL JON PETERKA vs. STATE OF FLORIDA and DANIEL JON PETERKA vs. JULIE L. JONES, etc.

Peterka seeks relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s decision
in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in Hurst v.
State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161 (2017). This
Court stayed Peterka’s appeal and consideration of his habeas petition pending the
disposition of Hitchcock v. State, 226 So. 3d 216 (F... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

MARVIN BURNETT JONES vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

Jones’s motion sought relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s
decision in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in
Hurst v. State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161
(2017). This Court stayed Jones’s appeal pending the disposition of Hitchcock v.
State, 226 So. 3d 216 (Fla. 2017), cert. denied, 138 S. Ct.... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

ERIC SCOTT BRANCH vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

Branch’s motion sought relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s
decision in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in
Hurst v. State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161
(2017). This Court stayed Branch’s appeal pending the disposition of Hitchcock v.
State, 226 So. 3d 216 (Fla. 2017), cert. denied, 138 S. C... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

DONALD BRADLEY vs. JULIE L. JONES, etc.

This Court stayed Bradley’s case pending the disposition of Hitchcock v.
State, 226 So. 3d 216 (Fla. 2017), 138 S. Ct. 513 (2017). After this Court decided
Hitchcock, Bradley responded to this Court’s order to show cause arguing why
Hitchcock should not be dispositive in this case.
After reviewing Bradley’s response to the order to show cause, as well as the
State’s argum... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

KAYLE BARRINGTON BATES vs. STATE OF FLORIDA and KAYLE BARRINGTON BATES vs. JULIE L. JONES, etc.

Bates seeks relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in
Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in Hurst v.
State (Hurst), 202 So. 3d 40 (Fla. 2016), cert. denied, 137 S. Ct. 2161 (2017). This
Court stayed Bates’ appeal and consideration of his habeas petition pending the
disposition of Hitchcock v. State, 226 So. 3d 216 (Fla. 2... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

PRESSLEY BERNARD ALSTON vs. STATE OF FLORIDA & PRESSLEY BERNARD ALSTON vs. JULIE L. JONES

Pressley Bernard Alston appeals the circuit court’s order denying his motion
filed pursuant to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.851 and petitions this Court
for a writ of habeas corpus. We have jurisdiction. See art. V, § 3(b)(1), (9), Fla.
Const.
Alston seeks relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s decision
in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), ... More...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - FL)

Estate of Kirk Kerkorian, Deceased - Una Davis v. Anthony Mandekic, as Executor, etc. Los Angeles County Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

Probate Code section 11704 requires an executor to obtain
court permission before taking sides in a proceeding to determine
who is entitled to a distribution of estate assets. We are asked to
decide whether the probate court complied with the statute’s
requirements when it allowed the executor of Kirk Kerkorian’s
(Kerkorian’s) estate to oppose a petition filed by Kerkorian’sMore...
   $0 (01-22-2018 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO v. MICHAEL D. SCOTT

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, Joshua Hamilton attended his sister
Bridget’s birthday party at Kricket’s Tavern in Huber Heights, along with his other sister,
Brittany, and one of Brittany’s friends. Trial Tr. vol. 3, 1099-1102. The staff that evening
consisted of four persons, one of whom served as a host and took photographs to be
used for promotional purposes. Id. at 10... More...
   $0 (01-21-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. AVELARDO ROSALES

MATHIAS H. HECK, JR., by MICHAEL J. Avelardo Rosales appeals from his conviction and sentence on one count of
felony murder, one count of felonious assault, one count of discharging a firearm into a
habitation, and two firearm specifications.
{¶ 2} Rosales’ appointed appellate counsel has filed a brief pursuant to Anders v.
California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d ... More...
   $0 (01-21-2018 - OH)

William Baxter v. California State Teachers' Retirement System

Eleven retired teachers (Teachers) who had been employed in the Salinas Unified
High School District (District), disputed attempts by appellant California State Teachers’
Retirement System (CalSTRS) to recoup retirement benefit overpayments. The
overpayments were the result of a years-long miscalculation by the District of the
monthly retirement benefits to which the Teachers were ... More...
   $0 (01-21-2018 - CA)

STATE OF MONTANA v. DENNIS LEO SCHOWENGERDT Deer Lodge man gets life for wife's murder

The initial facts of the case are undisputed: On December 8, 2012, Schowengerdt
killed his wife, Tina Schowengerdt, by repeatedly stabbing her in their home near Deer
Lodge. The following morning, Schowengerdt drove to the police station in Deer Lodge
and, in a recorded statement, told officers that last night he, “killed that son of a bitch [he]
was living with. So arrest me... More...
   $0 (01-19-2018 - WY)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JEROME WILSON Man arrested minutes after attempting to steal $10K in armed bank robbery, police say

The facts of the case are not in dispute. Wilson pled guilty to three counts of unarmed bank robbery or attempted bank robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a), and the District Court sentenced him to 151 months’ imprisonment, three years of supervised released, restitution of $3,122, and a special assessment of $300. The sentence was based in part on two enhancements: one for being a career ... More...   $0 (01-19-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Sanford J. Wishnev v. The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

We ask the California Supreme Court to resolve two open
questions of state law that have significant effects on
insurance companies and insureds in California.
An initiative measure enacted in 1918 (the Initiative), Cal
Civ. Code §§ 1916-1–5, limits the amount of interest lenders
may charge, and provides that lenders may not compound
WISHNEV V. 4 NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL
int... More...
   $0 (01-19-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Daniel Rodriguez, Ernest Green, Rodshaun Black, Amilcar Ramose Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Jury Finds Defendants Not Guilty On Many Counts

The United States of America charged Daniel Rodriguez, Amilcar Ramos Ernest Green and Rodshaun Black with multiple felonies in conjunction with the shooting death of Jabril Harper.

Jabril Harper was shot to death in Buffalo's Roosevelt Park in 2009.

The Government argued that Harper was murdered because of his... More...
   $0 (01-19-2018 - NY)

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