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United States of America v. Michael Gene Rushing Southern District of Mississippi Federal Courthouse - Gulfport, Mississippi

Jackson, MS - Jackson Man Sentenced to Over 17 Years in Federal Prison for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

Michael Gene Rushing, 58, of Jackson, was sentenced on July 19, 2018 by Senior U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee to 210 months to serve, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for producing child pornography and possession of child pornography, announced U. S. Att... More...
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United States of America v. Miteshkumar Patel, et al. Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Houston, TX - 24 Defendants Sentenced in Multimillion Dollar India-Based Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims

Twenty-one members of a massive India-based fraud and money laundering conspiracy that defrauded thousands of U.S. residents of hundreds of millions of dollars were sentenced this week to terms of imprisonment up to 20 years. Three other conspirators were sentenced earlier th... More...
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Jesus Lazaro Collar v. Abalux, Inc. and Juan D. Cabral United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Jesus Collar appeals the summary judgment in favor of his former employer, Abalux, Inc., and its owner, Juan Cabral, and against Collar’s complaint for unpaid overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act. See 29 U.S.C. § 207(a). The district court ruled that Collar’s employment in 2015 was not covered under the Act because Abalux had less than $500,000 in annual gross sales. See id. § ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - FL)

Thomas W. Sikes v. United States Department of the Navy Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Savannah, Georgia

We must decide whether the United States Department of the Navy improperly withheld documents related to the suicide of Admiral J.M. Boorda in response to a request made under the Freedom of Information Act.
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In 1996, United States Navy Admiral J.M. Boorda, then Chief of Naval Operations, committed suicide in Washington, D.C. He left two suicide notes at his home: one addressed to his sai... More...
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Time Warner Cable, Inc. v. County of Los Angeles

Time Warner Cable (Time Warner) operates a cable system
that uses public rights-of-way in Los Angeles to provide cable
television,1 broadband, and telephone services. Time Warner
initially only provided television services. Once changing
technologies enabled broadband and telephone services to be
delivered over cable rights-of-way, Time Warner and many other
cable operators... More...
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State of Iowa v. Michael Shawn Ball Enticing a minor, supplying alcohol to a minor, indecent exposure, and invasion of privacy.

A.G. was born in October 2000 and the acts she alleged to have occurred
were in and around May 2014. At the time, A.G. lived in Dubuque near L.B., who
lived with her father, Michael Ball,1 and her mother, Beth Ball. A.G. testified she
and L.B. “were like sisters” and they hung out together almost every day.
During the time at issue, A.G. had a personal cell phone with ov... More...
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United States of America v. Richard David Blick Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA - Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Receipt and Possession of Images of Child Rape
Defendant Preyed on Young California Teen, Inducing her to send Images over Internet

A registered sex offender with prior convictions for raping a 12-year-old girl he met via the internet, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 20 years i... More...
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Bobby S. Dutta v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Bobby S. Dutta appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment to State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (“State Farm”) on his claim that State Farm violated provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1970 (“FCRA”). The relevant FCRA provisions require a prospective employer to provide a job applicant with a copy of his consumer credit report, notice of his FCRA rights, and an o... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

Lecia L. Shorter v. Leroy D. Baca, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Lecia L. Shorter appeals the district court’s partial grant of summary judgment in favor of the County of Los Angeles, Leroy Baca, Jacqueline Ortiz, and Alejandra Avalos (the County or County Defendants) on her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 inadequate medical care claim, and the denial of Shorter’s motion for a new trial on her § 1983 claim based on her classification as mentally ill, her conditions of confine... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

Jeremy Fletchall v. State of Indiana

On August 23, 2013, the State charged Fletchall with three Counts of Class B
felony dealing in a narcotic drug and two Counts of Class B felony dealing in a
schedule II controlled substance in Cause No. 34D01-1308-FB-643 (FB-643).
One Count of Class B felony dealing in a schedule II controlled substance was
later dismissed. On January 7, 2015, while Fletchall was out on bond ... More...
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United States of America v. Dr. Vidal Sheen Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO - St. Louis County Doctor Pleads Guilty to Obstructing FBI Investigation

Dr. Vidal Sheen, 58, St. Louis County, Missouri, pled guilty to obstructing an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) regarding whether he billed the Medicare program and private insurers for “face to face” office visits performed on dates when he was actually traveling outside of ... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Vandergriff Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - KC Man Sentenced to 11 Years for Child Pornography

A Kansas City, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court on July 13, 2018 for sharing child pornography over the Internet.

Michael Vandergriff, 56, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 11 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Vandergriff to supervised release for the re... More...
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Jonathan Scarborough v. Federated Mutual Insurance Company District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In 2014, Jonathan Scarborough was fired by his employer, Federated Mutual
Insurance Company. Scarborough sued, claiming that he was fired for engaging in
conduct that was protected by the Minnesota Whistleblower Act (MWA or the act).
Scarborough submitted evidence that he told his supervisors about an employee who
was stealing from Federated, and alerted them to potential consequen... More...
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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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United States of America v. Marq Vincent Perez Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Houston, TX - Jury Convicts Texas Man of Hate Crime in the Burning of Victoria, Texas, Mosque

The Justice Department today announced that a federal jury in Victoria, Texas, has returned guilty verdicts on all counts as charged related to the 2017 burning of a local mosque. Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Ryan Pat... More...
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Theresa Mason-Funk v. City of Neenah, et al. Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Brian Flatoff’s decision to take individuals hostage at a
motorcycle shop in Neenah, Wisconsin,
had tragic consequences for Michael Funk. After managing
to escape from Flatoff, Funk was shot and killed in the alleyway
behind the shop by two officers of the Neenah Police
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Department (NPD), Craig Hoffer and Robert Ross. Unfortunately,
they mistakenly b... 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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STATE OF KANSAS v. ALTON SILVERSON

Silverson was charged with several crimes resulting from an incident that occurred at the Kunkle residence, where Rita and David lived with their adult daughter, Ruth. The events were recounted by the Kunkle family at trial.

As Rita and Ruth were returning home from the grocery store on the evening of December 2, 2015, they saw a car pull into a driveway across the street. Rita went in... 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)

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 - )

HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
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Laur B. v. Wade B. Third Judicial District Courthosue - Anchorage, Alaska

A father requested primary physical custody of his daughter, modifying the previous shared custody arrangement. The mother opposed the change, arguing there had not been a substantial change in circumstances. The superior court ordered a limited custody investigation to resolve a factual dispute related to the change in circumstances, promising a second hearing on the daughter’s best interests. Bu... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - AK)

State of Tennessee v. Johnny Lorenzo Wade

The victims, Johnny Shivers; his wife, Chermaine Owens Shivers; their then sixteen-year-old son, Jonathan Shivers; and Ms. Shivers’s twenty-one-year-old son, Markel Owens, lived on Walker Road in Jackson, Tennessee.2 Around 9:30 p.m. on January 15, 2014, their neighbor, Joseph Mosely, was returning home with his family from church when he “saw some guys” standing around a white car. As he was wa... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Mukesh and Daxaban Patel and Shree Zapesvari, Inc., doing business as Jay’s Food Mart 1 and 2. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, NC - United States Forfeits $765,850.27 in Video Sweepstakes Gaming Proceeds Seized from Southern Pines Convenience Store Operators

The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced the forfeiture of $765,850.27 seized from Southern Pines residents Mukesh and Daxaban Patel and their company, Shree Zapesvari, Inc., doing busine... More...
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United States of America v. Richard Henry Kayian Western District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Abington, Virginia

Abington, VA - Las Vegas Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking

Operation Leaving Las Vegas Targeted Methamphetamine and Opioid Shipments from Las Vegas to Southwest Virginia and Kentucky

A Las Vegas man, who trafficked methamphetamine and oxycodone from Nevada to Virginia and laundered the proceeds, was sentenced on July 5, 2018 in U.S. District Court in Abingd... More...
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