M ORE L AW
LEXAPEDIA
Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto

 
Home
Verdicts
and
Decisions
Search Database
Recent Cases
Cases By Subject
Report A Case
Lawyers
Search Directory
By State & City
Add A
Lawyer Listing
Court
Reporters
Recent Listings
Search
By States & City
Add A Basic
Reporter Listing
Expert
Witnesses
Recent Listings
Search Directory
By State & Expertise
Add A Basic
Expert Witness
Listing
MoreLaw
Store
The Store
Recent Listings
(Search)
Add A Basic
Classified Ad
Links
County Seats
State Links
Information
About MoreLaw
Contact MoreLaw
Death Law
 
Ceasar Johnson, III a/k/a Cee Cee v. State of Mississippi

On November 1, 2012, Gregory Johnson (Greg) was shot and killed while in his
vehicle in the parking lot of J.Y. Trice Apartments in Rosedale, Mississippi. Ceasar Johnson
(Ceasar) was indicted for Greg’s murder on August 26, 2013.1 On April 9, 2015, a jury
convicted Ceasar Johnson of being a felon in possession of a firearm and of murdering Greg.
The circuit judge sentenced Ceasar... More...
   $0 (12-16-2016 - MS)

Charles Ray Crawford a/k/a Crawford, Chuck a/k/a Charles Crawford v. Marshall L. Fisher, Commissioner, Mississippi Department of Corrections, in his Official Capacity; Earnest Lee, Superintendent, Mississippi State Penitentiary, in his Official Capacity; the Mississippi State Executioner, in his Official Capacity; and Unknown Executioners, in their Official Capacities

In 1994, a jury convicted Charles Ray Crawford of capital murder, rape, burglary, and
sexual battery, and he received a death sentence in the Circuit Court of Tippah County.
Crawford v. State, 716 So. 2d 1028 (Miss. 1998), cert. denied, 525 U.S. 1021, 119 S. Ct.
550, 142 L. Ed. 2d 458 (1998), reh’g denied, 525 U.S. 1021, 119 S. Ct. 1100, 143 L. Ed. 2d
99 (1999). On appeal, the Mi... More...
   $0 (12-16-2016 - MS)

William Michael Jordan a/k/a Booty v. State of Mississippi

Late in February 2012, Aaron Coleman’s mother reported him missing. Coleman’s car was soon found outside of Meridian. . . . [S]everal more days passed before Coleman’s body was discovered in the woods near Interstate 20. Coleman was last seen alive on February 27[, 2012,] at Jordan’s house. When questioned, Jordan confirmed [that] Coleman had stopped by that day. . . . Jordan told the Meridian Pol... More...   $0 (12-16-2016 - MS)

James D. Robertson v. State of South Carolina

On March 26, 1999, Petitioner was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1997 murder of his parents, armed robbery, and financial transaction card fraud. Over the course of the next four years, Petitioner filed a direct appeal through appointed counsel, moved to relieve appointed appellate counsel, and filed a pro se appeal to this Court on July 25, 2003. Ultimately, following a judicial determ... More...   $0 (12-16-2016 - SC)

Jimmie Gardner vs State of Florida

In 2013, the appellant entered an open plea of guilty to one count of second
degree murder and was sentenced to 45 years’ imprisonment, with a 25-year
minimum mandatory imposed for discharging a firearm which caused death. In his
postconviction motion, the appellant alleged that trial counsel was ineffective for
advising him to reject a plea offer of 25-years’ imprisonment and... More...
   $0 (12-16-2016 - FL)

Dana S. Cannon vs State of Florida

Michael Ufferman represented Appellant Dana Cannon in her postconviction
proceeding, with Judge Frank Sheffield presiding. Ufferman simultaneously
represented condemned inmate Paul Howell in his postconviction proceedings, with
the same Frank Sheffield a central feature. Sheffield had years earlier been Howell’s
defense lawyer, and Howell (through Ufferman) claimed Sheffield mi... More...
   $0 (12-16-2016 - FL)

Willie Lumsdon vs. The State of Florida

This case returns to us on remand following the Florida Supreme Court’s
decisions in State v. Montgomery, 39 So. 3d 252 (Fla. 2010), and Haygood v.
State, 109 So. 3d 735 (Fla. 2013). Willie Lumsdon, the defendant, argues that his
second-degree murder conviction must be reversed because the standard
manslaughter by act instruction read to the jury was the same instruction held t... More...
   $0 (12-16-2016 - FL)

Nathson Fields v. City of Chicago, et al.

Chicago, IL - Plaintiff Awarded $22.04 Million in Damages

Plaintiff Nathson Fields was convicted of a 1984 double homicide and sentenced to death based on three eyewitness identifications procured by Defendant Chicago Police Detective David O’Callaghan, and the testimony of a gang member-turned-police informant who claimed that Plaintiff had confessed to the shooting. After his conviction... More...
   $22040000 (12-15-2016 - IL)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. RANDY CARTER DAVIS

Here we are asked to determine whether expert testimony about general
characteristics of child sexual assault victims and the possible reasons for delayed
reporting of such allegations constitutes expert opinion testimony, subject to
disclosure in discovery under N.C.G.S. § 15A-903(a)(2). We hold that it does, and
thus, the State failed to satisfy its statutory obligations whe... More...
   $0 (12-15-2016 - NC)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. ROBERT BISHOP

During the 2011-2012 school year, defendant and Dillion Price were students
at Southern Alamance High School. Starting in the fall of 2011, some of Price’s
classmates began to post negative pictures and comments about Price on Facebook,
including on Price’s own Facebook page. In September 2011, a male classmate posted
on Facebook a screenshot of a sexually themed text message... More...
   $0 (12-15-2016 - NC)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. CHARLES ANTHONY McGRADY

Defendant and his cousin Mr. Shore lived in mobile homes across the street
from each other in Hays, North Carolina. Various other members of their family also
lived nearby. The two men had a combative history, having engaged in multiple
verbal and physical altercations. Defendant testified that, on the evening of
19 December 2011, Mr. Shore threatened to kill defendant and h... More...
   $0 (12-15-2016 - NC)

State of Tennessee v. Sherry Ann Claffey

On January 4, 2013, the Defendant was involved in a fatal car accident with Shelly Harvey, and her mother, Peggy Harvey.1 The Defendant, who was injured in the accident, did not remember how the accident occurred. According to the Reconstruction Report prepared by the Tennessee Highway Patrol Critical Incident Response Team (“the Response Team”), the Defendant prior to the accident had been driv... More...   $0 (12-15-2016 - TN)

United States of America v. Fred Rebmann

Lexington, KY - Man Who Distributed Drugs That Caused Overdose Death Of Pregnant Woman In Fayette County Sentenced To Thirty Years In Prison

A Lexington man, who pled guilty to distributing fentanyl which caused the overdose death of a pregnant Fayette County woman, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.

Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph Hood sentenced Fred Rebmann, 31, to ... More...
   $0 (12-14-2016 - kY)

State of Tennessee v. Angela Ayers

This case involves convictions for manslaughter, false report, and employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony. The offenses arose from a domestic disturbance, which resulted in Tario Graham‟s sustaining a single gunshot wound to the head. The trial evidence showed:

Angelica Mitchell, the victim‟s sister, testified that the Defendant was the mother of ... More...
   $0 (12-14-2016 - TN)

The State of New Hampshire v. Seth Mazzaglia

The relevant facts follow. A Strafford County grand jury indicted the defendant on seven charges relating to the victim’s October 2012 death. The State charged two alternative-theory counts of first degree murder, one alleging
a purpose to kill and the other alleging a knowing murder while committing felonious sexual assault.

The central disputed issue at the defendant’s trial c... More...
   $0 (12-14-2016 - )

United States of America v. Robert Ryan Justin Bibbs

Chicago, IL - Chicago Man Pleads Guilty to Aiding His Cousin and Heather Mack in the Murder of Mack’s Mother in Bali, Indonesia

A Chicago man pleaded guilty in federal court to charges he aided his cousin and Heather Mack in the 2014 killing of Mack’s mother at an Indonesian resort.

ROBERT RYAN JUSTIN BIBBS, also known as “Ryan Bibbs,” admitted in a plea agreement that he advised... More...
   $0 (12-14-2016 - IL)

Moses Giger v. State of Indiana

The facts, as set out in Giger’s direct appeal, follow:
On February 2, 2002, Giger went to the home of his neighbor, Angela Husband. Husband was a prostitute and Giger paid her regularly with either money or drugs for sexual services. When Giger arrived at Husband’s, he had only a small amount of crack cocaine and told Husband he would return later if he could get more cocaine with which to... More...
   $0 (12-13-2016 - IN)

Kadijah Danner v. State of Indiana

On September 12, 2015, Erek Wise, his mother Veatrice, and his daughter
Deania were at his home preparing dinner for Deania’s birthday. Wise’s wife
Atalaya, his step-daughters Rashidia Proctor and Danner, and his other
daughter Chanetta Wise-Smith arrived at his and his wife’s house as well. Wise
and his wife were in the process of separating, but still lived in the same house... More...
   $0 (12-13-2016 - IN)

State of Minnesota vs. Alie Christine Theodore Dorn

On July 20, 2013, appellant Alie Dorn, then 22 years old, attended a large outdoor
party near Thief River Falls in Marshall County. D.E., then 19 years old, also attended.
Most people at the party, including Dorn and D.E., were drinking alcohol. Dorn and D.E.
did not know each other, but at approximately 1:00 a.m., they were standing about 5 feet
away from each other next to... More...
   $0 (12-13-2016 - MN)

EDWARD ANTHONY LIGGINS V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

On August 5, 2010, a Craighead County jury convicted Liggins of first-degree
murder of Tyrina Cornwell and first-degree battery of Germany Warren. The circuit court
sentenced Liggins to forty years’ imprisonment for the murder conviction with an
enhancement of fifteen years for using a firearm in the commission of a crime and an
additional enhancement of ten years’ imprisonmen... More...
   $0 (12-12-2016 - AR)

TIMOTHY LAMONT HOWARD V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

This case involves the homicides of Brian Day and his wife, Shannon, and the
attempted murder of their seven-month-old son, Trevor, which occurred in December
1997. The prosecuting attorney initially charged Howard with capital murder for the deaths
of Brian and Shannon and with the attempted capital murder of Trevor. A jury found
Howard guilty as charged, and he received two... More...
   $0 (12-12-2016 - AR)

RANDY WILLIAM GAY v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Gay does not challenge the sufficiency of the evidence. Therefore, only a brief
recitation of the facts is necessary. James Westlake testified he and his family operated a
timber business in Garland County in 2011. James testified that he paid Gay “a few hundred
dollars each week” to “keep an eye” on their equipment overnight. On May 10, 2011,
James, Jim Westlake, and Rickey Ste... More...
   $0 (12-12-2016 - AR)

STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CURTIS L. KYLES

Chicwanda Forbes was initially charged as a co-defendant for the second
degree murder of the victim, Crystal St. Pierre; however, in return for her
testimony against defendant in this case, she pleaded guilty to second degree
kidnapping and received a fifteen-year prison sentence. At trial, Forbes testified
that she regularly visited defendant at his residence in the Cedar Poi... More...
   $0 (12-11-2016 - )

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. TERRY SPEAKS A/K/A ALLEN RICE A/K/A LESLIE ALLEN RICE A/K/A LESLIE RICE

On August 14, 2014, a Jefferson Parish Grand Jury indicted Defendant,
Terry Speaks a/k/a Allen Rice a/k/a Leslie Allen Rice a/k/a Leslie Rice, with the
second degree murder of Jaren Lockhart, in violation of La. R.S. 14:30.1 (count
one); obstruction of justice by tampering with evidence of a crime, to wit: the body
of Jaren Lockhart and/or the personal effects of Jaren Lockhart... More...
   $0 (12-11-2016 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. CHRISTOPHER GOODLEY, A/K/A CHRISTOPHER BRYANT GOODLEY

On January 28, 2015, the State of Louisiana (state) charged the defendant by grand jury indictment with the November 2, 2014 first degree murder of Delsie Williams, his eighty-year-old grandmother. After a four-day trial beginning on February 1, 2016, a jury returned a verdict finding the defendant guilty as charged. Immediately after the jury returned its verdict, the defendant orally moved for b... More...   $0 (12-11-2016 - LA)

Next Page

 
 
Home | Add Attorney | Add Expert | Add Court Reporter | Sign In
Find-A-Lawyer By City | Find-A-Lawyer By State and City | Articles | Recent Lawyer Listings
Verdict Corrections | Link Errors | Advertising | Editor | Privacy Statement
© 1996-2017 MoreLaw, Inc. - All rights reserved.