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STATE OF MONTANA v. ADAM HATFIELD

On the evening of November 28, 2008, Matt Hatfield (Matt) dropped off a friend
after a day of hunting. Laterthat night, hespoke with his ex-wifeon the phone. There are
no credible accounts of anyone seeing or speaking with Mattafter that day.
¶4 Although it was not unusual for Matt to be out of contact for a few days, his absence
stretched into weeks, and friends and family m... More...
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The People of the State of Colorado v. Curtis A. Brooks

This case presents the question of whether Colorado’s recently enacted
sentencing scheme for juvenile offenders who received unconstitutional mandatory
sentences to life in prison without the possibility of parole (“LWOP”) violates the
Special Legislation Clause of the Colorado Constitution. We conclude that it does not.
¶2 Based on acts that Brooks committed when he was fifte... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JEANNE ROEPER, a/k/a JEANNA ROEPER MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

Defendant is the mother of three children, including fifteen-year-old J.M. 15 (Son). Son had a history of behavioral problems and had been diagnosed with 16 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Defendant also cares for her 17 younger son, who is deaf and suffers from autism and Down syndrome. Along with 18 her own three children, Defendant also cares for her grandchild. 19 ... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Felipe Rodriguez and Brandon Montoya Western District of Louisiana - Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport, LA - Texas men plead guilty to trafficking 10 kilograms of fentanyl

Two Texas men pleaded guilty to trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana.

Felipe Rodriguez, 22, of McAllen, Texas, and Brandon Montoya, 24, of Kaufman, Texas, pleaded guilty before Elizabeth E. Foote to one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. According to t... More...
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Jada Wildon, next friend for K.C.W. v. United States of America Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against the United States

On Sept. 10, 2018, judgment was entered in favor of the United States following a three-day bench trial before U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner that concluded on Sept. 7, 2018. The court’s findings of fact and conclusions of law was released on Sept. 10, 2018.

At 5:25 a.m.... More...
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Joe R. Whatley v. Canadian Pacific Railway Company District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Joe Whatley, Trustee of the wrongful death claimants' trust (WD Trust),appeals the district court's order finding that his claim under the CarmackAmendment, 49 U.S.C. § 11706, against Canadian Pacific Railway was untimely. Wereverse and remand for further proceedings.
I.BACKGROUND
On June 29, 2013, a train carrying crude oil left New Town, North Dakota,destined for an oil refinery near Sai... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. OSIE PATRICK MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

On July 18, 2015, Saquisha Clark was with her friends Deirdre Dickerson, Artisha Dickerson, and Jodecie Jones. After leaving a bar, the four women were invited to a nearby establishment, the Hell's Lover's Motorcycle Club. Other than Deirdre, who was pregnant, the women had been drinking alcoholic beverages.

After staying a brief time inside the club, the women decided to leave and retu... More...
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United States of America v. Robert Battle Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Hammond, IN - Former East Chicago Councilman Sentenced To 20 Years in Prison

Robert Battle, age 45, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on his guilty plea of discharging a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, causing death of another person.

U.S. Attorney Kirsch said, “Mr. Battle was a drug dealer, while at the same ti... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Jamal P. Hicks

Defendant was indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury in February of 2016 for one count of violating the Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004 (“the Act”) by “[f]alsification of a TBI registration form” as stated in Tennessee Code Annotated section 40-39-208(a)(2); one count of violating the Act by “[f]ailure to timely disclo... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. David Shanks Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Green Bay Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl, Resulting in One Death and Two Overdoses

A federal jury convicted David Shanks, 37, of Green Bay, of conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine, conduct which resulted in death. As a result of his conviction and two prior felony drug convictions, Shanks faces a mandatory s... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Maurice Gray MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices The Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law 406 South Boulder and 625 South Denver - 582-3993

On February 12, 2015, the Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Defendant on charges of aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, and evading arrest. Jury trial Marcus Merriweather, the victim, testified that he had been previously convicted of posse... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - TN)

Gregory Aregood, Jr. v. Givaudan Flavors Corporation Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

More than twenty current and former
employees at the ConAgra microwave popcorn plant in
Rensselaer, Indiana sued various manufacturers and suppliers
of butter flavorings that contained the chemical diacetyl,
which if inhaled can cause a respiratory disease called “popcorn
lung.” All defendants were dismissed except Givaudan
Flavors Corporation (“Givaudan”), a long‐tim... More...
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Joe Ribakoff v. City of Long Beach

Joe Ribakoff, a frequent attendee at meetings of the Long
Beach Transit Company Board of Directors, filled out a public
speaker’s card and spoke on agenda item 10 at the board’s
August 24, 2015 meeting for the three minutes allowed each
public speaker on an agenda item. When he rose to speak a
second time on the same agenda item, it was during the board’s
deliberation and v... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. DEMETRIUS D., a juvenile. MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

The juvenile was convicted, as a youthful offender (G. L. c. 119, § 54), on two indictments for aggravated rape of a child with force (G. L. c. 265, § 22B [a]), and one indictment each for kidnapping (G. L. c. 265, § 26), indecent assault and battery on a child under fourteen (G. L. c. 265, § 13B), intimidation of a witness (G. L. c. 268, § 13B), and assault and battery by means of a dangero... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

COMMONWEALTH vs. FERNANDO PEREZ MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

In Commonwealth v. Perez, 477 Mass. 677, 688 (2017) (Perez I), we determined that the juvenile defendant, 2 Fernando Perez, received a sentence for his nonhomicide offenses that was presumptively disproportionate under art. 26 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights in that the time he would serve prior to parole eligibility exceeded that applicable to a juvenile convicted of murder. We th... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

COMMONWEALTH vs. JOSHUA ROSADO MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

The issue on appeal concerns the scope of the doctrine of forfeiture by wrongdoing. In Commonwealth v. Edwards, 444 Mass. 526, 540 (2005), we held that a defendant forfeits the right to object to the admission in evidence of an unavailable witness's out-of-court statements on both confrontation and hearsay grounds if the Commonwealth proves by 2 a preponderance of the evidence that "(1) the ... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. JASON E. WHITE

Defendant-appellant Jason E. White admitted to killing his wife by shooting her in the head. After being indicted on counts of aggravated murder and felonious assault, White elected to be tried by the court solely on the issue of whether he acted with prior calculation and design. The state showed that White believed that his wife was unfaithful to him and it relied on White’s confession to ... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. RAVONTE CARTER

In January 2017, Carter was charged in a four-count indictment as follows:
Count 1, aggravated murder in violation of R.C. 2903.01(A); Count 2, murder in violation
of R.C. 2903.02(B); Count 3, felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), and
Count 4, felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(1). The charges stemmed
from the shooting and death of Donovan Alexa... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. RANAU D. JOHNSON

Appellant Ranau D. Johnson appeals his convictions and sentence. Upon
review, we affirm all the convictions for aggravated arson and the sentence imposed on
Counts 3 and 4, vacate as void the conviction and sentence on Count 1 for attempted
felony murder, reverse the award of restitution, and remand the case to the trial court for a
resentencing hearing on Count 2 only and fo... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. DEON A. WALKER

On April 17, 2017, Walker was indicted on one count of rape in violation of
R.C. 2907.02(A)(2) and one count of kidnapping in violation of R.C. 2905.01(A)(4) for
offenses he allegedly committed on October 4, 1997. Walker moved to dismiss the
indictment, arguing he was prejudiced by the almost 20-year delay between the alleged
incident giving rise to the charges and the filing... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. MICHAEL BUEHNER

In July 2002, a jury found Buehner guilty of two counts of murder and one
count of attempted murder in connection with the shooting death of Jerry Saunders on
May 24, 2001. Lawone Edwards testified at trial that shortly before the shooting, he and
Saunders were selling crack cocaine to passing motorists near the corner of Marah
Avenue and East 93rd Street in Cleveland when a b... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. CHRISTOPHER R. LODWICK

Appellant, Christopher Lodwick, was indicted in the Scioto
County Court of Common Pleas on May 12, 2017, for one count of burglary,
a second-degree felony in violation of R.C. 2911.12(A)(1) and (D). The
indictment also included a repeat violent offender specification pursuant to
R.C. 2941.149. A superseding indictment was filed on September 5, 2017,
amending the burglary... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. ROBERT D. PIERCE, JR.

Defendant-appellant Robert D. Pierce, Jr., appeals his conviction and
sentence for one count of violating a protection order, in violation of R.C. 2919.27(A)(1),
a felony of the fifth degree.
{¶ 2} On October 13, 2017, Pierce was indicted for one count of violating a
protection order. At his arraignment on November 16, 2017, Pierce stood mute, and the
trial court entered ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. TYRELL D. ERBY

At about 2:20 p.m. on February 3, 2017, Erby called 911 to report that his
girlfriend, Taylor McKee, had been shot and “I think she’s dead.” Erby told the 911
operator that he and McKee had been walking in Trotwood when she was struck by a
bullet from an unknown source. He said that he carried McKee to his house, but she was
not breathing.
{¶ 3} When officers responded to ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. BRANDON PENNINGTON

On the night of April 12, 2017, Ashley Herald invited her friend Donny
McKee to Pennington’s home in the Price Hill area of Cincinnati, where she had been
staying for several days. McKee, a tattoo artist, inked tattoos on both Herald and
Pennington that night and then left in the early hours of the 13th. Unbeknownst to
Pennington, McKee had taken a ring and some video games f... More...
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