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Joan E. Farr v. Daryl Davis; Dennis Moon; Deann Coote; John Patrick Hall; Huckleberry Homeowners Association District of Kansas Courthouse - Kansas City, Kansas

Proceeding pro se,1 Joan Farr appeals the district court’s order granting
summary judgment on her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim in favor of the Huckleberry
Homeowners Association and its board members (collectively, HOA). She also
* After examining the briefs and appellate record, this panel has determined
unanimously that oral argument wouldn’t materially assist in the determination ofMore...
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Dagny Knutson v. Richard J. Foster

After a three-week trial, the jury found in favor of Dagny Knutson on her
fraudulent concealment and intentional breach of fiduciary duty claims against her former
attorney, Richard J. Foster, and awarded her economic and noneconomic damages. The
trial court granted Foster’s motion for a new trial on the grounds that Knutson did not
prove Foster’s conduct was the cause of Knutson’s... More...
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HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

STATE OF MONTANA v. MAKUEEYAPEE DELENE WHITFORD

Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(c), Montana Supreme Court Internal Operating Rules, this case is decided by memorandum opinion and shall not be cited and does not serve as precedent. Its case title, cause number, and disposition shall be included in this Court’s quarterly list of noncitable cases published in the Pacific Reporter and Montana Reports.

¶2 Makueeyapee Whitford was trie... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. JESSY LEE WILLIAMS

As to the underlying facts of the offenses, the State and Williams presented dramatically different versionsof events at trial. According to Williams, hedrankat Bugz Bar andusedmethamphetamine with friends on February 28, 2014. Williams got a ride to another friend’s house, but after his ride left, he discovered that his friend was not home. It was extremely cold outside and Williams decid... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MT)

Robert Stevens and Steven Vandel v. CoreLogic, Inc. United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Residential real estate sales today depend largely on
online sites displaying properties for sale. Plaintiffs Robert
Stevens and Steven Vandel (“the Photographers”) are
professional real estate photographers who take photographs
of listed properties and license them to real estate agents.

The real estate agents, in turn, upload such photographs to
Multiple Listing Serv... More...
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Raymond Blech v. Richard Blech, Commercial Bank as Trustee, etc.

Arthur Blech died in 2011, leaving an estate worth in
excess of $65 million. At his death, his estate planning
documents included the Arthur Blech Living Trust, as amended,
and his will, which provided for the “pour over” of most of his
remaining assets into the Trust, to be administered as part of the
corpus of the Trust by a third party trustee. Arthur left most of
his es... More...
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Mark A. Emerson v. State of Indiana

In June 2015, Emerson and his then-wife Lara had separated but not yet
divorced. The two had one child together, and Lara had two other children
from a previous relationship. After the split, Lara and her children remained in
the marital home in Anderson, while Emerson stayed with a friend in
Indianapolis. At this time, Lara was in a romantic relationship with Cody Gay
(“G... More...
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Edwing Ahmed Alvarez v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

On July 15, 2016, at approximately 4:24 p.m., Laredo Police Department dispatch received a call regarding a burglary in progress at 505 East Fremont, Laredo, Texas. Officer Juan Morales, the first officer on the scene, arrived within three minutes. Officer Luis Becerra also responded to the call to assist the officers and was the first officer to make contact with Alvarez. Officer Becerra l... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

Darius Noel Rodriguez v. The State of Texas

On March 10, 2015, Universal City Police Officer David Allen was dispatched for a welfare check on J.H., a three-year-old child. Officer Allen met briefly with Laura,1 J.H.’s
maternal-grandmother, and Crystal, J.H.’s maternal-aunt, regarding their concerns of physical
abuse—specifically spankings that left marks on J.H.’s body and “a burn mark on his torso.”
J.H. was living with h... More...
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Monica J. Rogers v. Henry Ford Health System Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Monica Rogers, an African-American woman in her sixties, has been employed by defendant Henry Ford Health System (“HFHS”) for over thirty years. In late 2012, Rogers was working as a consultant in HFHS’s Organizational Human Resources Development (“OHRD”) Department. After she was denied reclassification as a Senior OHRD Consultant, Rogers made an internal complaint of racial and age dis... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - MI)

Wilbert Macy v. GC Services, Limited Parternship Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Plaintiffs Wilbur Macy and Pamela J. Stowe
(Plaintiffs) brought this putative class action against GC Services Limited Partnership (GC), a
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No. 17-5593 Macy, et al. v. GC Servs. Ltd. P’ship Page 2
debt collector, alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692 et seq. Plaintiffs alleged that GC, in attempting to collect debt owed by Plai... More...
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Abdur Rahim Ambrose a/k/a Abdur Ambrose v. State of Mississippi

On the afternoon of April 7, 2013, Demetrius Lee returned home from work between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Lee resided in the DeLisle community at 7486 Lobouy Road, which is part of a larger property commonly known as “the Hill.” The Hill is comprised of two houses and a mobile home. While Lee was relaxing, someone knocked on his window, but he remained inside. Twenty to thirty minutes later, Lee wen... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MS)

Christopher J. Mars vs State of Florida

Appellant candidly concedes that he was “a difficult defendant to have in court”; that he was “not cooperative” in communicating with mental-health experts directed to interview him; and that he was “not cooperative” with his counsel before discharging his counsel. The record supports Appellant’s concessions.
At a pretrial hearing, appointed defense counsel moved for a continuance and ask... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Monica Leigh-Ann Briggs

The Defendant’s convictions relate to the September 7, 2014 homicide of Kenneth Koster in a tool shed in Campbell County. The Defendant and Brad Phillips fatally shot the victim and fled to Sevier County, where Mr. Phillips was killed by police officers, and the Defendant was arrested for public intoxication. The Defendant was later indicted for one count of first degree premeditated murder and ... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

STATE OF OHIO vs. DAVID D. AUSTIN

In January 2016, Austin was indicted in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-16-602549 in a
five-count indictment that charged him with (1) child endangering in violation of R.C.
2919.22(B)(1); (2) endangering children in violation of R.C. 2919.22(B)(2); (3) endangering
children in violation of R.C. 2919.22(A); (4) felonious assault in violation of R.C.
2903.11(A)(1); and (5) domestic violence... More...
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MICHAEL KELLY vs. STATE OF IOWA

In 2005, Kelly was charged with sexual abuse in the third degree. At the
jury trial in his opening statement, Kelly’s trial counsel set forth the defense’s trial
strategy, stating: “We’re not saying there wasn’t sex. We’re not here today to deny
that [Kelly] had sex with [N.B.]. The question is whether it was consensual sex . .
. .” N.B. testified that she was incapable of ... More...
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United States of America v. Keedron Jamell Kearney Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, NC - Wilson Man Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison Following High Speed Chase Resulting in Discovery of Drugs and Firearm

Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III sentenced KEEDRON JAMELL KEARNEY, 20, of Wilson, NC to serve 45 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release upon conviction for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Quantity of Crack Cocaine and Pos... More...
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U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, L.L.C. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale, LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC, d/b/a Big Sky International, appeal the district judge’s order granting a motion to reconsider a predecessor district judge’s order which had granted Defendants’ petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act. See 28 U.S.C. § 2679(b). The Westfall... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - NC)

STATE OF MISSOURI v. VICTOR D. VICKERS, JR.

The determination of whether there has been a violation of speedy trial rights involves a balancing process. In determining whether the right to speedy trial has been violated, the Court is to consider and balance all of the circumstances and to weigh four factors: Length of delay, the reason for the delay, the defendant’s assertion of his right, and prejudice to the defendant.

2. Di... More...
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Luis Castruita v. The State of Texas

This case arises from an early morning shooting that took the life of Efren Gonzalez. On
March 22, 2014, Efren and two of his friends, Matthew Scarbrough and Ernesto Sapien, were at a
bar celebrating another friend’s birthday. They left the bar when it closed, and proceeded to walk
home. As they crossed a street, they saw an on-coming silver mini-van. By Matthew’s account,
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Heath R. Barker v. The State of Texas Continuous sexual abuse of a child

The complainant in this case, A.M., is appellant’s daughter.3 Since her birth, A.M. lived with her great-aunt, L.M., but she occasionally spent weekends with her father. After returning home from one of these visits, A.M. was getting into the bathtub when L.M. observed that something was written on A.M.’s backside. On one of A.M.’s buttocks, the words, “I’m going in there,” were written, al... More...   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

State of New Mexico v. Ruben Gonzalez

Las Cruces, NM - Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Kidnapping But Finds Him Innocent on Other Charges

The State of New Mexico charged Ruben Gonzalez, age 58, with third-degree criminal sexual penetration, first-degree kidnapping and three misdemeanor counts of sexual contact in connection with an August 2017 attack.


Charges:

Party Count Seq # Statute Charge Class C... More...
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State of Missouri v. James Bommarito

St. Louis, MO - Jury Convicts Defendant of Felony Murder

The State of Missouri charged James Bommarito with unlawful use of a weapon and first-degree assault for his shooting at Anthony Bertoglio during an altercation outside a downtown St. Louis restaurant during the early morning hours of December 4, 2016.

Defendant claimed that he acted in self defense.


Charge:
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Christopher Mielo and Sarah Heinzl v. Steak 'N Shake Operations, Inc. Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In this class action lawsuit, two disability rights advocates have sued Steak ’n Shake under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Alleging they have personally experienced difficulty ambulating in their wheelchairs through two sloped parking facilities, these Plaintiffs seek to sue on behalf of all physically disabled individuals who may have experienced similar difficulties at Steak ’n Sh... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

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