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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 IOWA vs. DUSTIN JEROME JEFFERSON

Dustin1 was convicted of aiding and abetting his mother, Ginger Jefferson,
in the stabbing death of his wife, Kerry Jefferson. Dustin and Kerry had a volatile
marriage and lived separately. Dustin lived at his cousin Carlos’s house, but Kerry
often spent time with him there. Kerry fearfully told a friend shortly before her death
that Dustin might hurt or kill her. The next ... More...
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Amanda Kondrat'Yev v. City of Pensacola, Florida United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Pensacola, Florida

The City of Pensacola, Florida appeals a district court decision ordering it to remove a 34-foot Latin cross from a public park on the ground that the City’s maintenance of the cross violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Having concluded that we are bound by existing Circuit precedent, we find ourselves constrained to affirm.
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The pertinent facts are undisputed. In 1941, th... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KOREN KECHEDZIAN, AKA Khoren Kechedzian, AKA Robert Kechedzian

After receiving a tip that Kechedzian was linked to a fugitive operating a large credit card fraud ring, federal agents conducted a trash pull from Kechedzian’s residence. In his trash, they found two counterfeit credit cards and, based on this, the agents obtained a search warrant. The resulting search of Kechedzian’s residence and cars uncovered two USB drives containing 1,451 stolen credit card... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - )

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. AMY GONZALEZ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID MATUSIEWICZ

David Matusiewicz1 and Christine Belford were married from 2001 to 2006, during which time they had three children, L.M.1, L.M.2, and K.M.1 (the “children”). The couple and their children also lived with Belford’s one child from a previous marriage, K.M.2.2 After their divorce, Belford and David engaged in a bitter custody dispute, during which David accused Belford of being an unfit mother and ... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - DE)

Robert Arthur Moses v. The State of Texas

Anna Moses, the decedent, grew up in Russia and moved to the United States after meeting appellant. Appellant and Anna married and appellant treated Anna’s young son, Igor, as his own. Anna was described as a beautiful, elegant woman who cared deeply for her family and friends. Although the couple seemed to have a happy marriage, several of Anna’s friends described appellant as controlling.... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. DEREK CAMPBELL

Shortly after midnight on April 8, 2015, Campbell called 911 from his home to report that he had shot his wife. Campbell told the dispatcher that his handgun inadvertently discharged when he removed it from its holster. Rebecca was sitting in a recliner when the bullet struck her. Campbell stated she was bleeding from the head but still breathing. He also said he was a "concealed carry holder" and... More...   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

Susan Fellen v. Marcella Winn Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Susan Mellen was wrongly imprisoned for seventeen years before securing habeas relief in October 2014. After release from prison, Mellen and her three children, Julie Carroll, Jessica Curcio, and Donald Besch, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Detective Marcella Winn,1 arguing that Detective Winn failed to disclose evidence that would have cast serious doubt on the testimony of June Patt... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DIMITRY FOMICHEV

Fomichev was born in Russia and came to the United States in 2003 on a student visa. He met Svetlana Pogosyan in 2006, and they married later that year. In 2007, Pogosyan applied for an alien relative visa for Fomichev, and he applied to adjust his immigration status. The United States Department of Homeland Security found the marriage bona fide, approved the visa, and granted Fomichev conditio... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

State of Tennessee v. William Shannon Gresham

The victim, who will be identified by her initials K.B., was 11 years old at the time of trial. She testified that Defendant was her stepfather. She testified about an incident that happened when she was eight years old. She was visiting Defendant at the home of Defendant’s mother, whom she referred to as “Gamma Lissa.” K.B. testified that Defendant took video of her doing tumbling and gymnasti... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - TN)

Tremane Wood v. Mike Carpenter Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An Oklahoma jury convicted Tremane Wood of first-degree felony murder
for the killing of Ronnie Wipf during a botched robbery. The jury found
Oklahoma had proved three aggravating circumstances associated with the
murder, and the mitigating circumstances did not outweigh them. The jury
accordingly sentenced Wood to death.
The conclusion of Wood’s trial was only the start of his... More...
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State of Vermont v. Lucas Dwight

Defendant Lucas Dwight appeals the trial court’s restitution order requiring him to pay dental expenses resulting from defendant’s conviction for simple assault. Defendant raises two main issues: (1) whether the court erred in awarding restitution for expenses that complainant’s father paid on complainant’s behalf; and (2) whether the ordered repayment schedule, which considered defendant’s e... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - VT)

STATE OF OHIO v. LUCKIE J. DAYTON, III

In April 2015, Dayton’s children, M.R.D., M.A.D., M.D., and I.D., as
well as Dayton’s stepdaughter, P.W., were removed from Dayton’s home following
an allegation by P.W. that Jessica Dayton (“Jessica”), Dayton’s wife, was physically
abusing M.R.D. and M.A.D. At first, Dayton was permitted to visit with his children
because only Jessica was charged with endangering children. H... More...
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Jose Alberto Castillo v. The State of Texas

The first trial of this case resulted in a mistrial. The following evidence was adduced when
the case was retried:
Appellant began sleeping with his daughter BC, the complainant, and her sister after his
divorce from the children’s mother, Mariana Hernandez. BC was seven or eight years old when
appellant started abusing her. BC said that appellant put his finger in her vagi... More...
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George K. Young, Jr. v. State of Hawaii, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether the Second Amendment encompasses the right of a responsible law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm openly for self-defense outside of the home.
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George Young wishes to carry a firearm publicly for personal self-defense in the State of Hawaii. He twice in 2011 applied for a license to carry a handgun, either concealed or openly. His application was denied each ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. LARRY W. INGRAHAM

On March 1, 2017, Ingraham was charged with class B misdemeanor battery in Neosho County for an incident that occurred on November 24, 2016. The case went to a
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bench trial on May 9, 2017. The victim in this case, S.I., is Ingraham's daughter. Some years before the incident, Ingraham and S.I.'s mother were divorced. S.I. lived with her mother in another town, but at the time of the inci... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS EUGENE JENKINS

On June 13, 2009, at approximately 6 a.m., officers responded to a call about potential burglaries of two different apartments in a complex at 1012 Johnstown in Salina, Kansas. When the officers arrived, Benjamin Friedman informed them that someone had burglarized his apartment and stolen some of his electronics. The officers inspected a second apartment, occupied by Alfred Mack and Jason Hartfiel... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - KS)

Liz Lorena Lopez Moreno v. Jason Michael Zank Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Grand Rapids, Michigan Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

In this case under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, a mother seeks the return of a child to Ecuador, the place
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where the child had become accustomed to living, from a stay with the father in the United States that the mother, at least, intended to be temporary. Relief is available under the Convention ... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Antonio Lamont Booker

On August 5, 2010, Defendant pled guilty to a reduced charge of facilitation of sale of a Schedule II controlled substance within a drug-free school zone and, pursuant to a plea agreement, was sentenced to serve tenyears on unsupervised probation.
Probation Revocation Proceedings
A probation revocation warrant alleging that Defendant had violated the terms of probation by obtaining new c... More...
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Patrick Lafferty v. Wells fargo Bank, N.A.

This is the third appeal that comes to us in this case, which arises out of Patrick
and Mary Lafferty’s purchase of a defective motor home from Geweke Auto & RV
Group (Geweke) with an installment loan funded by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A (Wells
Fargo).
In Lafferty v. Wells Fargo Bank (2013) 213 Cal.App.4th 545 (Lafferty I), this
court affirmed in part and reversed in part the actio... 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...
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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...
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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)

Tiffanie Brooke Anderson v. The State of Texas

On the evening of April 25, 2013, Morey Schrader was the front seat passenger in a vehicle
driven by his wife in Plano, Collin County, Texas. Mr. Schrader’s daughter was a passenger in the
backseat. While the Schraders were stopped at a red light, appellant rear-ended their vehicle. None
of the Schraders were injured, but their vehicle was totaled. Mr. Schrader and appellant got out... More...
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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)

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