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STATE OF OHIO vs. MITCHELL SHIVERS

In Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-16-602796-A, appellant was charged with two
counts of rape, each with a sexually violent predator specification, and one count of
kidnapping with a sexual motivation specification and a sexually violent predator
specification. Appellant filed a motion to dismiss for preindictment delay. Thereafter,
he entered a plea of guilty to Count 1 as amended to s... More...
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Joshua Givens v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

On January 24, 2017, the State charged Givens with Level 6 felony unlawful
possession of a syringe. An initial hearing took place that same day, during
which Givens told the trial court that he could read, write, and understand
English; that he completed school through the eleventh grade; that he was not
under the influence of drugs or alcohol; that he understood the charge ag... More...
   $0 (01-13-2018 - IN)

Luis Armando Carreon v. The State of Texas

On April 17, 2006, pursuant to a guilty plea, the trial court convicted Carreon on two counts of burglary of a habitation, both second degree felonies. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 30.02(c)(2) (West, Westlaw through 2017 1st C.S.). On the only count that is the subject of this appeal, the trial court sentenced Carreon to ten years’ confinement, suspended the sentence, and placed Carreon on communi... More...   $0 (01-12-2018 - TX)

Mark Matthew de Rouville v. The State of Texas Mark DeRouville is charged with criminal trespass.

On December 28, 2015, Appellant and James MacPherson went into Alto Parts Plus, an auto parts store, to buy a sawmill battery and to test a car battery. While in the store, they conversed with the salesperson, Cheyenne Deal. The store’s owner, Cynthia Hicks, observed Cheyenne looking uncomfortable and formulated a reason for Cheyenne to leave the conversation. Hicks asked the men if she could a... More...   $0 (01-12-2018 - TX)

Ashton Whitaker v. Kenosha Unified School District No 1 Board of Education Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Transgender Student Settles Claim Against High School for $800,000

Ashton Whitaker sued the Kenosha Unified School District No 1 Board of Education on a sex discrimination theory after it refused to allow him to use the boys bathrooms. Ashton began openly identifying as a boy during his freshman year at school. He was told by teachers and administrators that he could not ... More...
   $0 (01-11-2018 - WI)

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...
   $0 (01-10-2018 - CA)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. CHRISTOPHER DAVID BARKER COURT OF APPEALS OF NORTH CAROLINA

Defendant was convicted of driving while impaired in Brunswick County
District Court (“the district court”) on 10 December 2015. Upon appeal, Defendant’s
case was then tried before a jury in Brunswick County Superior Court (“the superior
court”) on 22 August 2016. The State’s sole witness at trial was Trooper David Inman
of the North Carolina Highway Patrol (“Trooper Inman”).... More...
   $0 (01-10-2018 - NC)

COMMONWEALTH vs. LAWRENCE KNOWLES Massachusetts Appeals Court

At 2:45 A.M. on
January 12, 2014, Boston police Officers Mario Santillana and
Jose Acosta were dispatched to the parking lot behind a building
on Centre Street in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston. The
defendant was seated in the driver's seat of a parked red truck,
alone, crouched down with his hands folded under his arms,
staring straight ahead. Santillana knoc... More...
   $0 (01-10-2018 - MA)

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)

State of Missouri vs. Melinda Tillitt Missouri Court of Appeals Western District

Ms. Tillitt was initially charged in May 2015 with four counts of first-degree
statutory sodomy for deviate sexual intercourse involving one of her daughters, K.B.T.
The information was later amended to add one count of first-degree statutory sodomy
for deviate sexual intercourse and one count of first-degree child molestation for sexual
contact involving another daughter, K.D... More...
   $0 (01-09-2018 - MO)

Animal Legal Defense Fund, et al. v. Lawrence G. Wasden District of Idaho Federal Courthouse - Boise, Idaho

Investigative journalism has long been a fixture in the American press, particularly with regard to food safety.1 In the early 1900s, Upton Sinclair highlighted conditions in the meat-packing industry in The Jungle, a novel based on his time working incognito in a packing plant.2 This case also originates in the agricultural sector—a secretly-filmed exposé of the operation of an Idaho dairy farm. ... More...   $0 (01-09-2018 - ID)

Lamarr Rondell Coleman v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

On the evening of August 2, 2016, Coleman and his friend, Paul Shipp, robbed
an Indianapolis liquor store. While Shipp beat the store clerk with his fists and
a wooden board, Coleman put money from the cash register and two bottles of
whiskey into a bag. Police arrived on the scene while the robbery was still in
progress, and Coleman and Shipp were both taken into custody. More...
   $0 (01-08-2018 - IN)

Yasas Rodrigo v. Carle Foundation Hospital, d/b/a Carle Foundation Houston & Family Medical Residenced Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Urbana, Illinois

Yasas Rodrigo sued his employer,
Carle Foundation Hospital (“Carle”), for violations of the
Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.
(“Act”). The district court granted summary judgment in favor
of Carle on Rodrigo’s claims for disability discrimination,
failure to provide a reasonable accommodation, and retaliation.
Rodrigo appeals and we affirm.
I.More...
   $0 (01-08-2018 - IL)

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. ERIC J. HENDRICKSEN

The evidence showed that on the night of 28 July 2014, a masked man armed
with a gun, later identified as defendant, entered the I-40 Supergas gas station and
convenience store in Johnston County, North Carolina. Defendant demanded money
from the clerk behind the counter, Sunny Kapoor. When Mr. Kapoor informed
defendant that the cash register was locked and had to be opened u... More...
   $0 (01-07-2018 - FL)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MICHAEL PERDUE

We will summarize the facts only to the extent necessary to address the single issue Perdue has raised on appeal. On September 16, 2016, pursuant to a plea agreement, Perdue pled no contest to charges in four different cases including: (1) possession of methamphetamine in 16CR113, a severity level 5 drug felony; (2) forgery in 16CR114, a severity level 8 nonperson felony; (3) theft in 16CR197, a ... More...   $0 (01-06-2018 - KS)

Juan Mendez v. The State of Texas Texas Twelfth District Court of Appeals

Appellant is a forty-four year old inmate, who is incarcerated at the Allen B. Polunsky Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). He has been incarcerated in TDCJ since he was thirty years old. He previously was incarcerated in TDCJ at age twenty-two. On July 17, 2015, guards discovered a cellular telephone and a cellular telephone charger in Appellant’s cell. Twelve days later... More...   $0 (01-06-2018 - TX)

Rolando Santamaria v. The State of Texas Brown County masseur sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting clients

Appellant, a citizen of Mexico, is a massage therapist who has lived in the United States since 1988.4 During 2014 and 2015, Appellant offered massage services out of a nail salon in Early and provided massages to Debra Diane Johnson, Sonya Silva, and Lindsay Womack. Johnson, Silva, and Womack each alleged that Appellant inappropriately touched their sexual organs during their massages. Silva r... More...   $0 (01-06-2018 - TX)

Jefferson Mitchell Dean v. State of Indiana Jefferson Mitchell Dean - Registered Violent or Sex Offender

In August 2015, eight-year-old A.C. told her babysitter that Dean, her
stepfather, had inappropriately touched her vaginal area. The babysitter told
A.C.’s father about the allegations, and he called the police. A.C.’s father also
took her to the hospital for an examination and to the CASIE Center in South
Bend for a forensic interview.
[5] Thereafter, on August 20, 2015... More...
   $0 (01-04-2018 - IN)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - CHAD A. MURRAY

On July 8, 2016, appellant was indicted for possession of heroin, a felony
of the fourth degree with a forfeiture specification – contraband (heroin). Appellant pled
not guilty. Subsequently, he filed a motion to suppress evidence, and the trial court held
a suppression hearing.
{¶3} The evidence revealed that on May 20, 2016, at about 10:00 a.m., Mentor
Police Officer B... More...
   $0 (01-04-2018 - OH)

Wandering Dago Inc. v. New York State Office of General Services et al. United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

New York, NY Plaintiff‐appellant Wandering Dago, Inc., (“WD”) operates a food truck and
32 brands itself and the food it sells with language generally viewed as ethnic slurs.
33 Defendants‐appellees are officials within the New York State Office of General Services
* Judge Carol Bagley Amon, of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of
New York, sitti... More...
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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA v. CHRISTOPHER DAVID BARKER North Carolina Court of Appeals

Defendant was convicted of driving while impaired in Brunswick County
District Court (“the district court”) on 10 December 2015. Upon appeal, Defendant’s
case was then tried before a jury in Brunswick County Superior Court (“the superior
court”) on 22 August 2016. The State’s sole witness at trial was Trooper David Inman
of the North Carolina Highway Patrol (“Trooper Inman”).... More...
   $0 (12-31-2017 - NC)

Sylvester Hooks vs State of Florida

Prior to trial on two counts2 and on violation of probation, Hooks informed
the trial court that he wished to represent himself. The trial court had Hooks read,
initial, and sign a form entitled “Self-Representation Advisory Form/Trial” (“the
form”). The trial court then asked if Hooks read over the form carefully. Hooks
answered in the affirmative. The trial court then proceed... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. STEPHEN EDWARD SANTILLAN

A.C. was tragically injured in July 2013 while in Santillan’s care. She is the
daughter of Danielle, Santillan’s girlfriend, and Mitch and was born in August 2010.
Danielle and Mitch shared parenting time pursuant to an informal agreement; Danielle
parented A.C. from Sunday evening until Thursday evening, while Mitch parented A.C.
from Thursday evening until Sunday evening. Be... More...
   $0 (12-30-2017 - MT)

United States of America v. Jason Todd Mogler District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ - Leader of International Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme Sentenced to More Than 24 Years in Federal Prison

Jason Todd Mogler, 49, formerly of Phoenix, Ariz., was sentenced on December 1, 2017 by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to 24 years and 4 months in prison. Mogler had previously pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, and money laundering stemming fro... More...
   $0 (12-29-2017 - AZ)

Rodger Hartnett v. San Diego County Office of Education

Appellants and defendants San Diego County Office of Education (Office) and
Randolph E. Ward appeal from a judgment in favor of plaintiff and respondent Rodger
Hartnett reinstating his employment and awarding him $306,954.99 in back pay, benefits,
and prejudgment interest. Defendants contend (1) collateral estoppel precluded the trial
court from granting Hartnett's requested relief... More...
   $0 (12-29-2017 - CA)

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