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United States of America v. Janell Purdy Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Hawaii Woman Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Over $1 Million From A Molokai Credit Union

Janell Purdy, 40, a resident of Wailuku, Hawaii, was sentenced today to 50 months’ imprisonment for her role in conspiring to embezzle from the First Hawaiian Homes Federal Credit Union on Molokai. As part of her sentence, Purdy must also pay $949,736.36 in restitution and serve 3 year... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - HI)

Randall Greenough v. The State of Texas

At the time of trial, Ginny was sixteen years of age.3 She explained that she was not
attending school and that the last grade she had completed had been the eighth grade. In July 2015,
which was the summer prior to what would have been Ginny’s freshman year in high school,
Ginny lived with her mother and “mainly hung out with family,” most notably, her grandmother.
On the e... More...
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L.G. v. M.B.

Defendant M.B. appeals from the trial court’s denial of her
motion to dismiss under the “anti-SLAPP” statute (Code Civ.
Proc., § 425.16).1 Plaintiff and respondent L.G. is the former
nanny for M.B. and M.B.’s ex-husband, S.B.2 Respondent filed
this action against Appellant for defamation, invasion of privacy,
and intentional infliction of emotional distress based upon
state... More...
   $0 (07-17-2018 - CA)

In the Matter of the Marriage of MARSHA WELLS and MIKE WELLS

Marsha and Mike had been married for over 40 years when Marsha filed for divorce. This appeal concerns the division of property between Marsha and Mike.

Before the marriage Mike worked for Panhandle Eastern and purchased an unknown amount of Panhandle Eastern stock. Mike stopped buying Panhandle Eastern stock shortly after marrying Marsha. The Panhandle Eastern stock is currently known ... More...
   $0 (07-16-2018 - KS)

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Jill Meadows v. Kimberly K. Reynolds, ex rel State of Iowa and Iowa Board of Medicine SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

In this appeal, we must decide if the constitutional right of women to choose to terminate a pregnancy is unreasonably restricted by a statute that prohibits the exercise of the right for a period of seventy-two hours after going to a doctor. In making this decision, we recognize the continuing debate in society over abortion and acknowledge the right of government to reasonably regulate the const... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - IA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -v-ALVAUN THOMPSON, AKA LP, AKA Legit Pimp, AKA AT

Because Thompson appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury  trial, we “draw the facts from the evidence presented at trial, viewed in the light most  favorable to the government.” United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63, 69 n.8 (2d Cir. 2017)  (internal quotation marks omitted).  Thompson began his relationship with the two minor female victims of concern  here—identified as M1 and M2... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

Deborah Mclear-Gary v. Emrys Scott Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Deborah McLear-Gary appeals from a judgment declaring her prescriptive and
implied easement extinguished by adverse possession. She contends the trial court erred
in finding that defendants Emrys Scott, Freyja Scott and Sophia Scott (the Scotts)
established an essential element of adverse possession—the “timely” payment of taxes
during the five-year statutory period. (See Code Civ.... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- JEREMY SCHRADER

On May 26, 2017, the Stark County Grand Jury indicted Appellant on one
count of domestic violence, in violation of R.C. 2919.25(A), a felony of the third degree;
one count of assault, in violation of R.C. 2903.13(A)(C)(5), a felony of the fourth degree;
and one count of endangering children, in violation of R.C. 2919.22(A), a misdemeanor
of the first degree.
{¶3} Appellant... More...
   $0 (07-08-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- BEAU P. HILDENBRAND

On January 18, 2017, the Muskingum County Grand Jury indicted Appellant
on one count of burglary, in violation of R.C. 2911.12(A)(2), a felony of the second degree;
and one count of theft, in violation of R.C. 2913.02(A)(1), a misdemeanor of the first
degree. Appellant appeared for arraignment on February 6, 2017, and entered a plea of
not guilty to the Indictment. Appellant... More...
   $0 (07-08-2018 - OH)

John McAdams v. Marquette University

APPEAL from a judgment and an order of the Circuit Court
for Milwaukee County, David A. Hansher, Judge. Reversed and
remanded.
¶1 DANIEL KELLY, J. Marquette University suspended a
tenured faculty member because of a blog post criticizing an
encounter between an instructor and a student. Dr. John McAdams
took exception to his suspension, and brought a claim against
the U... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - WI)

In the Matter of the Guardianship of E.C., A Minor Child

On August 9, 2016, the maternal grandparents of E.C., petitioned the court to be appointed as E.C.'s guardians. D.P., E.C.'s mother, had died of cancer on July 28, 2016. Grandparents alleged that they were fit to serve as E.C.'s guardians partly because E.C. had been living with them since she was six months old. Grandparents also asserted that D.C., E.C.'s biological father, had no bond with E.C.... More...   $0 (07-07-2018 - KS)

CORE CASHLESS, LLC. v. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Eugene Brooks Lilly and Shannon Lilly, father and daughter, were employed by Core Cashless, LLC (Core LLC) from November 9, 2011, to August 31, 2012. Brooks and Shannon were previously employed by Core LLC's predecessor, Core Cashless, Inc. When employed by Core Cashless, Inc., Brooks' salary was $150,000.

Under the direction of Core LLC's owner, Daniel Owen, Shannon drafted offer lett... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - KS)

Cintas Corp. No. 2 v. Becker Property Services LLC

Becker Property Services LLC ("Becker") and Cintas Corporation No. 2 ("Cintas") executed a contract containing indemnification and choice-of-law provisions. A dispute arose over whether the contract entitles Cintas to indemnification for damages caused by its own negligence. To answer that question, we must also resolve a threshold dispute: As between Wisconsin and Ohio, which law provid... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

Security Bank & Trust Company vs. Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.

Larkin drafted a will and revocable trust agreement for Gordon P. Savoie in 2009.
Following a number of specific bequests, Article 7 of the trust agreement directed that 45
percent of the remaining trust assets be distributed to a beneficiary who was more than 37.5
years younger than Savoie. As a result, the distribution was subject to a
generation-skipping transfer tax total... More...
   $0 (07-04-2018 - MN)

Alan Clukey v. Town of Camden District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

In 2007, the Town of Camden,
Maine moved its police department's dispatch operations to the
Knox County Sheriff's Department in the Town of Rockland. As a
result, Camden laid off its three police dispatchers, including
Plaintiff Alan Clukey who had been working as a Camden Police
Department dispatcher for 31 years. Clukey sued Camden in 2011
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, cl... More...
   $0 (07-02-2018 - ME)

In re the Marriage of William amd Diane Binette. William Binette, v. William Binette

APPEAL from the Superior Court of Riverside County. James T. Warren, Judge.
(Retired judge of the Riverside Super. Ct. assigned by the Chief Justice pursuant to art.
VI, § 6 of the Cal. Const.) Affirmed.
Westover Law Group, Andrew L. Westover and Morgan Cahill-Marsland for
Appellant.
Julie M. Clark for Respondent.
In this family law matter between William Binette (husband) ... More...
   $0 (07-02-2018 - CA)

State of Utah v. Samuel Warren Shaffer Sanpete and Iron County Utah

Cedar City and Manti, UT - Cult Leader Sentence On Child Abuse Charges

The State of Utah charged Samuel Warren Shaffer, age 35, with leader of the Knights of the Crystal Blade and John Coltharp, age 34, were found guilty of child abuse. Shaffer married Colthap's 7-year-old daughter.

Shaffer claimed that child marriage was a correct principle of God. He also claimed that he belie... More...
   $0 (07-01-2018 - UT)

David William Jackson v. Rhonda Lyn Clark

The child relocation act (CRA), RCW 26.09.405-
.560, sets forth the procedure and standards for certain child relocation requests. One
standard gives the relocating parent a favorable presumption that relocation will be
permitted. But by its terms, the CRA applies only to relocation requests made by a person
“with whom the child resides a majority of the time.”
FILED
JUNE 2... More...
   $0 (06-28-2018 - WA)

Robert M. Kowalski v. Shauna Boliker Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Robert Kowalski is dissatisfied with his
treatment by judges and sheriff’s personnel during his divorce
proceedings. He especially accuses an Illinois judge,
Shauna Boliker, of engaging in extrajudicial efforts designed
to prejudice the state court against him and in favor of her best
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friend, Kowalski’s wife. While Kowalski’s allegations are troubling,More...
   $0 (06-27-2018 - IL)

National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, d/b/a NIFLA, et al. v. Becerra Attorney General of California, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act (FACT Act) requires clinics that primarily serve pregnant women toprovide certain notices. Cal. Health & Safety Code Ann. §123470 et seq. (West 2018). Licensed clinics must notify women that California provides free or low-cost services, including abortions, and give them a phone number to call.Unlicensed clinics must notify women t... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

Collin Wayne Cope v. The State of Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Following a jury trial, Collin Wayne Cope appeals his conviction for sexual assault of a
child prohibited spouse, a first-degree felony. The complainant, T.C., was appellant’s biological
daughter. Appellant complains the jury charge erroneously required the State to prove he was
prohibited from marrying T.C. for consanguinity reasons, when the penal code required proof he
was... More...
   $0 (06-24-2018 - TX)

Moofly Productions, LLC v. Sandra C. Favilla, Nina M. Riley,

This appeal requires us to consider the procedures a trial
court must follow in imposing sanctions for violations of Code of
Civil Procedure section 1008.
1 That section, which establishes the
rules for filing motions for reconsideration, provides that a court
may impose sanctions for violations “as allowed by [s]ection 128.7.”
(§ 1008, subd. (d).) May a trial court sanctio... More...
   $0 (06-24-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Gervais (Ken) Ngombwa Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Rwandan Genocide is one of the darkest chapters in human history. Over
the span of 100 days, an estimated 800,000 people died. At least a million more were
displaced. During and shortly after the tragedy, the United States admitted a limited
number of refugees from Rwanda with priority given to those who were in the most
danger. Among those admitted were Gervais (“Ken”) Ngombwa... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - IA)

STATE OF KANSAS V. JOHNATHAN L. RIFFE

On October 30, 2010, Riffe went to a bar called Grand Slam that was attached to a Ramada hotel. There, he met C.H. Events from that night led to Riffe's conviction of aggravated sexual battery. C.H. and Riffe have different accounts of what occurred. We include both of their accounts and a description of the events that took place after the police became involved.

C.H.'s description More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - KS)

Scott A. Milliman, Sr. v. County of McHenry, et al. Northern District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Rockford, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Scott A. Milliman, Sr. is a
former McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy. While working for
the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department (“MCSD”),
Milliman gave a deposition in which he accused Sheriff Keith
Nygren of corruption, bribery, securing fraudulent loans,
trafficking illegal aliens, and soliciting the murder of two
individuals. Based upon these allegations, Nygren ... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - IL)

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