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Robert Law v. Ronald Zemp Oregon Supreme Court Building - Eugene, Oregon

This review proceeding arises out of a post-judgment
order charging a judgment debtor’s interests in four limited
partnerships and a limited liability company to satisfy the
judgment creditor’s judgment against him. The charging
order was issued over the limited partnerships’ and limited
liability company’s objections that ancillary provisions
included in the charging order... More...
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Leapers, Inc. v. SMTS, LLC and Sun OPtics, USA Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Leapers, Inc. appeals the district court’s entry of
summary judgment for Defendant Sun Optics USA in Plaintiff’s case alleging trade dress
infringement under the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1051, et seq. For the reasons set forth below,
we VACATE the district court’s judgment and REMAND the case for further proceedings.
Plaintiff Leapers, Inc. makes adjustable ... More...
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ABM Industries Overtime Cases

Respondent ABM Industries, Inc. (collectively with related respondents, ABM) is
a large facility services company with employees throughout the United States, including
thousands of janitorial workers at hundreds of job sites in California. Appellants
(referred to herein as plaintiffs) are present or former ABM janitorial employees. On
behalf of themselves and similarly situated Ca... More...
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The defendant appeals from his conviction and sentence for aggravated assault with a firearm. We affirm the defendant’s conviction on all arguments raised, without further discussion.

As to the defendant’s sentence, he concedes that he was properly sentenced to twenty years in prison pursuant to section 775.087, Florida Statutes, more commonly known as the “10-20-Life” statute. See 77... More...
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United States of America v. Brandon Clint Russell Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Tampa, FL - Neo-Nazi Leader Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Explosives Charges

Brandon Clint Russell, 22, of Tampa, Florida, was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for possessing an unregistered destructive device and for unlawful storage of explosive material. Russell pleaded guilty on Sept. 27, 2017.

Acting Assistant Attorney General for National S... More...
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Smartcomm License Services, L.L.C. v. Joh Palmieri

¶1 Smartcomm License Services, L.L.C. (Smartcomm) appeals
the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Appellees David
Alcorn Professional Corporation; David and Elizabeth Alcorn, Janus
Spectrum, L.L.C. (collectively, the Alcorn Defendants); and Jon Palmieri.
Smartcomm also appeals the trial court’s denial of an application for an
order to show cause. For the followi... More...
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Commodores Entertainment Corporation v. Thomas McClary and Fifth Avenue Entertainment, LLC Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

In this common-law trademark case, Thomas McClary appeals from an order granting judgment as a matter of law to Commodores Entertainment Corporation (CEC) and converting a preliminary injunction into a permanent one against McClary and his corporation, Fifth Avenue Entertainment, LLC. The dispute concerned ownership of the mark “The Commodores,” the name of a famous Grammy Award–winning rhythm and... More...   $0 (01-09-2018 - FL)

Robert Wilder v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

Wilder owns and operates a pierogi food truck. Food truck operators must
operate out of a commissary or licensed board of health kitchen, and Wilder’s
commissary is on the south side of Indianapolis next to a bar and restaurant
called The Tailgate, which is owned by Dennis Turpen (“Turpen”).
[4] At approximately 12:30 p.m. on August 6, 2016, Wilder went to his
commissary... More...
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City of Modesto v. The Dow Chemical Company

In late 1998, the City of Modesto (the City), the City of Modesto Sewer District
No. 1 (the Sewer District) and the Modesto Redevelopment Agency (the RDA) sued
various retail dry cleaning businesses (dry cleaners) operating in Modesto together with
the manufacturers of dry cleaning equipment used at those dry cleaners, and the
manufacturers and distributors of dry cleaning solvent.... More...
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Shortly after 3:00 a.m., the police responded to an attempted break-in call at a
house on East Homestead Street in Medina. While inspecting the damage to the homeowner’s
back door, the police heard a series of loud banging noises and followed the noises to a nearby
residence. There, they found Mr. Greeley wearing a latex glove and using a hammer to strike the
back door of a v... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Jerica Elizabeth Taylor COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE

This case relates to the December14, 2014 robbery of William Majano. At the trial, the victim, a native of El Salvador, testified with the aid of a certified court interpreter that he had lived in Davidson County for eleven or twelve years. The victim said that he had known the Defendantas Jessica and for about three months at the time of the robbery. He said that they met in September 2014, wh... More...   $0 (01-08-2018 - TN)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DEREK JAMES JOHNSON, a/k/a Furman Daniels United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Johnson used the name of Furman Daniels, who is a real person, and Daniels’
correct birthdate to obtain a North Carolina identification card bearing Johnson’s picture
but Daniels’ name and birthdate. He then bought checking account numbers (which
turned out to be fake) and used those numbers to create checks in the name of Furman
Daniels. Johnson used the Daniels identificati... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JOHN N. “JACK” McDOWELL, JR., New Mexico Supreme Court

James Chavez died from stab wounds to his chest on July 10, 2011 in his Rio
3 Rancho home. Shortly before his death, Chavez was cleaning his home with two
4 acquaintances, Casey Williams and David Dinelli. Defendant, Defendant’s son, and
5 Anthony Villagomez entered the home to recover goods stolen by Chavez that
6 belonged to Defendant’s son. Villagomez carried a sawed-off shot... More...
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United States of America v. Alejandro Caal, Zulairam Ramos, Adrian Teruel and Olga Valido District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

Portland, ME - Florida Residents Plead Guilty to Credit Card Fraud Charges

Alejandro Caal, 45, of Tampa, Florida; Zulairam Ramos, 30, of Orlando, Florida; Adrian Teruel, 26, of Orlando, Florida; and Olga Valido, 51, of Kissimmee, Florida, pleaded guilty on January 5, 2018 in U.S. District Court to access device fraud and conspiracy to commit access device fraud.

Court records sho... More...
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United States of America v. Juan Carlos Febles District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

Portland, ME - Florida Man Sentenced to Almost Three Years for Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Juan Carlos Febles, 52, of Miami Gardens, Florida, was sentenced on January 5, 2017 in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Nancy Torresen to 34 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. He ple... More...
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United States of America v. Paulino Morales-Alonso Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

This appeal requires us to decide whether Georgia aggravated assault as defined by O.C.G.A § 16-5-21(a)(2) is a crime of violence under the operative version of § 2L1.2 of the Sentencing Guidelines. Defendant Paulino Morales-Alonso was convicted in 2016 of illegally reentering the United States, in violation of 8 U.S.C. §§ 1326(a) and (b)(2), after having been deported following a conviction for a... More...   $0 (01-05-2018 - GA)

State of Minnesota vs. Emile Rey STATE OF MINNESOTA SUPREME COURT

In March 2015, the Eagan Police Department began investigating the reported use
of a cloned credit card3 by an unknown male at a Target store in Eagan. An investigator
learned from Target’s loss-prevention personnel that the same unknown male had been to
the store on five other occasions to purchase gift cards with what appeared to be cloned
credit cards. On one of the occasi... More...
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Gregory A. Traylor v. State of Indiana Search warrant leads to drug and weapon seizure near Columbus

On August 3, 2017, an investigator with the Indiana State Police obtained and
executed a search warrant for Traylor’s home located at 7650 West State Road
46, in Bartholomew County, Indiana. During the search, one ounce of
methamphetamine, fifteen pounds of marijuana, and four grams of heroin were
recovered. Because there were copious amounts of pseudoephedrine in
Traylo... More...
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Monica Dycus v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

On January 8, 2016, El-Hadj Barry (Barry) noticed his ex-girlfriend, Dycus,
following him when he was on his way to pick up a female friend from school.
Barry pulled over and told Dycus to stop tailing him. Dycus did not respond
and continued to follow Barry to the school. After picking up his friend, Barry
decided to drive around for a while in an attempt to lose Dycus. Ho... More...
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Following a jury trial, William Kuckuck was convicted of violating section
847.0135(3)(b), Florida Statutes (2016), by knowingly using a computer on-line service,
internet service, or other similar device to solicit a person believed to be a parent of a
minor child to obtain their consent to engage in unlawful sexual conduct with the child
("solicitation") and of violat... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. GARY ALAN MCKIBBON United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

McKibbon pled guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation
of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). In calculating his sentence for that offense under the 2016
sentencing guidelines, the district court consulted U.S.S.G. § 2K2.1, which provided
for a base offense level of twenty if McKibbon had a prior “controlled substance
offense” as defined by U.S.S.G. § 4B1.2(b) and i... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. WALTER EARL SAULSBERRY United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

About 10:30 P.M. on August 15, 2015, a dispatcher informed Sergeant
Christopher Eastwood of the Oklahoma City Police Department that a caller had reported
someone smoking marijuana in a black Honda with Texas license plates parked at an
Arby’s. Although the caller did not identify himself (for convenience we will treat the
caller as a male), he said he was an employee at the A... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JAMES PATTERSON Brockton man sentenced to 10 years for bank robbery spree

The following facts relevant to the issues on appeal are
not in dispute. In the spring and summer of 2014, five banks in
the Boston area were robbed. In each incident, witnesses reported
to law enforcement that the perpetrator covered his face, wore
dark sunglasses and plastic gloves, and made verbal demands for
cash. By the fifth robbery, local law enforcement agents a... More...
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In September 2001, when Peterman was 43 years old, he told a woman that he was interested in making money by publishing sexually explicit photographs of children on the Internet; he wanted to locate young girls to photograph; and he was particularly interested in runaways because nobody cared about them. Later that same month, Peterman called the same woman to see if she was interested in particip... More...   $0 (12-29-2017 - KS)

Monica Carbajal Gallegos v. The State of Texas

The circumstances underlying appellant’s complaints arose when the State’s
motion to adjudicate guilt and revoke her probation came for hearing. Counsel for
appellant announced that he was not prepared because he was preparing for a
preferential setting in another criminal matter before the same court. Counsel also
brought two motions to the court’s attention. The first was ... More...
   $0 (12-27-2017 - TX)

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