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Heleine Tchayou et al. v. City of Los Angeles, Chand Syed, Daniel Torres, Francisco Martinez and Joshua Volasgis Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, CA - Heleine Tchayou, Estate of Charly Leundeu Keunang, Isaac Keunang and Line Marquise Foming sued the City of Los Angeles, Chand Syed, Daniel Torres, Francisco Martinez and Joshua Volasgis on civil rights violation theories claiming that Charly Leundeu Keunang was wrongfully killed by Sgt Chand Syed and Officer Francisco Martinez who used excessive force in 2015.

The events... More...
   $1950000 (05-11-2018 - CA)

Kenneth McGraw v. The State of Texas Texas Fourth District Court of Appeals -

McGraw was indicted for two counts of theft. The first count was a third degree felony,
and the second count was a state jail felony. The indictment also contained two enhancement
allegations.
On October 24, 2016, McGraw signed a plea bargain agreement pursuant to which he pled
guilty to the first count in the indictment and true to the first enhancement allegation in exchan... More...
   $0 (05-10-2018 - TX)

Herbert Hoover Pratt III v. The State of Texas

Appellant Herbert Hoover Pratt III was arrested pursuant to a warrant after
he answered the front door of his house in response to the police’s knock. Police
discovered cocaine in his pocket during the post-arrest frisk for weapons and
contraband. Pratt was charged with and convicted of possession of a controlled
1See Tex. R. A... More...
   $0 (05-06-2018 - TX)

Joseph Richlen v. The State of Texas

The jury heard evidence that on December 28, 2013, Randy Mainord, the complainant
in the case, was inside his home watching television when he heard the “screeching noise” of a
vehicle pull up to his house and a man yell out, “Get your ass out here, you fucking pussy. I got
some buckshot for your ass.” Mainord testified that he got up from his chair, yelled at the person
See Te... More...
   $0 (05-02-2018 - TX)

Erik J. Hansen v. Sandridge Partners, L.P.

Respondent and cross-appellant Erik Hansen and several relatives (the “Hansens”)
own about 382 acres of farmland in Tulare County (APN 291-010-009; the “09 parcel”).
Appellant and cross-respondent Sandridge Partners, L.P., (Sandridge) owns an adjacent
parcel of about 250 acres (APN 291-010-005; the “05 parcel”).1
This case centers around
approximately 10 acres on the southwest... More...
   $0 (05-02-2018 - CA)

Jesus Rosales v. The State of Texas

When the child complainant in this case, Chloe, was about seven months old, she and her mother (Mother) began living with appellant.1 Over the next several years, appellant and Mother moved multiple times and had three children together. Appellant and Mother ended their relationship when Mother became pregnant by another man and moved in with him. Mother and the other man lived together in Hous... More...   $0 (04-30-2018 - )

KE FRANK NICHOLSON, JR. v. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Appellant and his girlfriend, Carrie Lira, traveled from Bethany to Tulsa in late October, 2015, hoping to locate Carrie's missing sister, Kelli. They learned from Antwuan Adamson that Vallon Broadus might be holding Kelli against her will. On the evening of October 21, Appellant, Carrie Lira, and Antwuan Adamson met at Megan Burkett's residence in Tulsa, expecting that Vallon Broadus might be the... More...   $0 (04-29-2018 - OK)

STATE OF KANSAS v. SCOTT ROBERT BOLLIG

We begin with an introduction of the people involved in or affected by the criminal conspiracy and an outline of the circumstances that drew them together. Bollig, a bank officer, became acquainted with Naomi Abbott in late 2012, while she was married to Rahn Abbott. As her acquaintance with Bollig took an intimate turn, Naomi and Rahn were divorcing. After the divorce, Bollig and Naomi continued ... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - KS)

Dr. Robert Katz v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

Cleveland, OH - Dr. Robert Katz, age 77, sued the Cleveland Clinic Foundation on a civil rights violation theory claiming that he was discriminated against by the Defendant because of his age. He claimed that he was pressured to retire because of his age and that his patients were assigned to younger doctors.

The defenses asserted by Cleveland Clinic are not available.

04/27/201... More...
   $26400000 (04-28-2018 - OH)

ANTHONY DRURY v. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

On September 3,.2016, Deputy Chase Marcum of the Lincoln County
Sheriffs Office was on patrol when he noticed a silver Hummer ("vehicle")
matching the description of a vehicle that had earlier been reported stolen. The
·vehicle was driven ~y Drury, with Maranda Conner as his passenger. Deputy
Marcum began to follow the vehicle to determine whether it was in fact the
stolen... More...
   $0 (04-27-2018 - KY)

Tiara Peoples v. State of Indiana

In the late evening on July 12, 2016, Warren McDowell (McDowell) noticed a
woman, holding a baby, and a little boy enter apartment J, which was across
the hall from his own apartment, at Hosbrook Street in Fountain Square,
Indianapolis, Indiana. The woman was later identified as Peoples, and the little
boy was her eight-year-old son, M.Q. M.Q. was staying with Peoples for the... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - IN)

STATE OF MISSOURI v. LISA M. WEST

Defendant was charged by substitute information in lieu of indictment with
involuntary manslaughter in the first degree, by recklessly causing the death of Victim by
striking his head, or by striking his head against an object, or by shaking him, or by a
combination thereof. Defendant challenges the sufficiency of the evidence to support her
conviction. Viewed in the light mo... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - MO)

Sara Sampra v. United States Department of Transportation Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Sara Sampra sued her employer,
the United States Department of Transportation, alleging that
it interfered with her rights under the Family and Medical
Leave Act by reassigning her to a different position after she
returned from childbirth leave. The district court granted
summary judgment for the defendant on the merits, finding
that Sampra was offered essentially the same... More...
   $0 (04-24-2018 - IL)

State of Nebraska v. James Cotton

On August 7, 2015, Cotton shot and killed Trevor Bare.
During the evening prior to the shooting, Bare saw Cotton in
the apartment immediately above his own. Because Cotton and
Bare had a negative history together, Bare confronted Cotton
and an argument ensued. After the initial altercation, Bare and
his girlfriend, McKayla Burnette, left the apartment house. A
couple of hou... More...
   $0 (04-23-2018 - NE)

David Fischer v. Joannie Fischer

A 15-year marriage between appellant David Fischer and respondent Joannie
Fischer had its “ups and downs,” one down of which was David’s affair—an affair he
promised was “over.” David nevertheless petitioned for dissolution; Joannie resisted; and
the parties attempted reconciliation, in connection with which the trial court would later
conclude David gave “conflicting messages.” Me... More...
   $0 (04-23-2018 - CA)

Joel D. Kettler v. Leslie Gould

Cross-defendants Leslie Gould and his wife Susan Gould
contend the trial court erred when it denied in part their antiSLAPP
(strategic lawsuit against public participation) motion.
The motion sought to strike certain allegations in a crosscomplaint
filed by Joel D. Kettler, alleging defamation and other
causes of action. The court denied the motion to the extent crosscomplainan... More...
   $0 (04-21-2018 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. SANDRA S. WILLIAMS

On October 21, 2016, the State filed a complaint charging Williams with one count of identity theft, one count of theft, and one count of criminal use of a financial card. During the first day of the preliminary hearing on the charges, Nathan Marah testified that he had been the general manager of a Steak & Shake restaurant in Johnson County since August 2016. On September 15, 2016, he received a ... More...   $0 (04-18-2018 - KS)

Norman Whitney, Sr. v. City of St. Louis, et al. Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Norman Whitney, Sr. (“Whitney Sr.”) brought this action after his son, a
pretrial detainee who had recently been treated for suicidal thoughts, hanged himself
in a cell that was monitored by closed-circuit television. Whitney Sr. asserted state
law wrongful death claims and federal claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against
correctional officer Shelley Sharp and the City of St. Louis. T... More...
   $0 (04-18-2018 - MO)

CASEY SHELDON WOODS a/k/a CASEY WOODS v. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

Doris Tenner and Pierre Tenner were married and lived at Fourteen Hampton Court
in Natchez, Mississippi. Doris’s and Pierre’s marriage became volatile over time and
eventually deteriorated. Some time after Doris and Pierre separated, Doris began dating
Woods in April 2015.
¶5. On May 4, 2015, Pierre called Doris, but she did not answer the phone. Later, Pierre
came home fr... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - MS)

DANIEL LYNN HONEY v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Honey was charged with two counts of rape based on allegations that he inserted his
finger into the vagina and anus of seven-year-old R.T. Prior to trial, Honey filed a motion
for discovery to which the State filed a response and supplemental response. Honey later filed
a separate request for discovery pursuant to Arkansas Rule of Criminal Procedure 17.1,
specifically asking the S... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - AR)

David M. Hopper v. Phil Plummer, et al. Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Dayton, Ohio

Robert Richardson suffered a seizure two days after he was booked into the Montgomery
County Jail in Dayton, Ohio. Corrections officers and medical staff responded to the medical
call. Despite both a jail policy that prohibited placing restrained inmates in a prone position and
a medic’s appeal to handcuff Richardson in front, the officers handcuffed him behind his back
and restrai... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - OH)

ARKANSAS COMMUNITY CORRECTION V. ANNETTE BARNES Arkansas Supreme Court

Barnes alleged in her complaint that she was terminated from her position with the
ACC for protesting discriminatory actions on behalf of her employer and participating in
an investigation designed to discover further discrimination. She alleged that her
termination was a violation of the Arkansas Whistle-Blower Act (“AWBA”) and asked for
damages, reinstatement, attorneys’ fees... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - AR)

James Allan Burg II v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals Ninth District of Texas at Beaumont

Texas State Trooper Matthew Cline stopped Burg late one night when Burg
was driving on the interstate with his high beam lights against oncoming traffic.
Patrolling with Trooper Cline—who was nearing the completion of his field
training—was Texas State Trooper Richard Hazenberg, Trooper Cline’s field
training supervisor. Trooper Cline’s patrol vehicle was equipped with a dash c... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - TX)

Rodeo Citizens Association v. County of Contra Costa, Phillips 66 Company, Real Party in Interest Contra Costa County Courthouses - Martinez, California

The County of Contra Costa (the county) certified an environmental impact report
(EIR) and approved a land use permit for a “Propane Recovery Project” at an oil refinery
owned and operated by Phillips 66 Company (Phillips) in Rodeo, California. In response
to consolidated petitions filed by Rodeo Citizens Association (Citizens) and others,1
the trial court issued a peremptory writ ... More...
   $0 (04-14-2018 - CA)

State of Louisiana v. Terry Matthew Pittman

The state charged Defendant by bill of information with one count of
indecent behavior with juveniles in violation of La. R.S. 14:81(A)(2), one
count of molestation of a juvenile in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.2 and one
count of pornography involving juveniles in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.1.
As to Count One, the state alleged that on April 20, 2014, Defendant
transmitte... More...
   $0 (04-13-2018 - LA)

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