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On April 29, 2014, a jury found Dotson guilty of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, an off-grid person felony pursuant to K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 215506(b)(3)(A), (c)(3). At his sentencing, "Dotson, for an unknown reason, used the temple part of his eyeglasses to stab himself in the neck while the victim was testifying. The record reflects that Dotson passed out and medical help wa... More...   $0 (04-18-2018 - KS)


Garrett does not claim the district court erred in treating his California crime as a felony. He limits his argument to whether his California crime should be treated as a person crime. He claims that Kansas does not have a comparable burglary statute, so his California conviction must be classified as a nonperson crime.

Garrett raises an issue of statutory interpretation under the Ka... More...
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In 2011, Waisner was convicted of various sex crimes in Shawnee County District Court. The underlying facts relating to the criminal case were summarized by this court in Waisner's direct appeal:

"This case involves allegations of sexual abuse lodged against Waisner by his daughter, T.G. Specifically, T.G. alleged that when she lived with Waisner during a period between May 2008 and J... More...
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A jury sitting in Lyon County District Court convicted Defendant Hershel A. Kemp of committing multiple sex crimes, including several off-grid felonies, against K.R., his wife's minor daughter. Kemp has appealed, claiming numerous errors in the eight-day trial. Although Kemp received something short of a perfect trial, we find he received a fair trial, and the law requires no more than that. See... More...   $0 (04-17-2018 - KS)


Doris Tenner and Pierre Tenner were married and lived at Fourteen Hampton Court
in Natchez, Mississippi. Doris’s and Pierre’s marriage became volatile over time and
eventually deteriorated. Some time after Doris and Pierre separated, Doris began dating
Woods in April 2015.
¶5. On May 4, 2015, Pierre called Doris, but she did not answer the phone. Later, Pierre
came home fr... More...
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United States of America v. Melvin Gene Griggs, Jr. Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, TN - Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft

A Memphis man pleaded guilty to possession of accessing devices with intent to defraud and aggravated identity theft.

According to information presented at the plea hearing on April 9, between June 2011 and July 2016, Melvin Gene Griggs Jr., 32, used the identifying information of multiple victims to access vict... More...
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David M. Hopper v. Phil Plummer, et al. Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Dayton, Ohio

Robert Richardson suffered a seizure two days after he was booked into the Montgomery
County Jail in Dayton, Ohio. Corrections officers and medical staff responded to the medical
call. Despite both a jail policy that prohibited placing restrained inmates in a prone position and
a medic’s appeal to handcuff Richardson in front, the officers handcuffed him behind his back
and restrai... More...
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Davis was charged and convicted of the capital murder of Jane Daniel, theft of
property, and burglary. Prior to his trial, the Benton County Circuit Court ordered Davis
to be examined by Dr. Jenkins at Ozark Guidance to determine whether “there are
reasonable grounds to believe the defendant to be presently insane or that he was insane
at the [time] of the alleged offenses.” Je... More...
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A Union County jury found appellant, Courtney Jerrel Douglas, guilty of first
degree murder and possession of a firearm. Douglas was sentenced to a term of life
imprisonment for the murder conviction plus an additional fifteen years’ imprisonment for
the use of a firearm. For his possession-of-a-firearm charge, Douglas was sentenced to forty
years’ imprisonment and a fine of $... More...
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In April 2015, the State initially charged Johnson with four counts of harassment by telephone based on voice messages and emails sent to his father in February and March of 2015. In July 2015, the State filed an amended complaint, amending the charges to misdemeanor stalking and adding two counts of felony criminal threat and one count of felony stalking. These charges were the result of Jonathan... More...   $0 (04-14-2018 - KS)

State of Louisiana v. Terry Matthew Pittman

The state charged Defendant by bill of information with one count of
indecent behavior with juveniles in violation of La. R.S. 14:81(A)(2), one
count of molestation of a juvenile in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.2 and one
count of pornography involving juveniles in violation of La. R.S. 14:81.1.
As to Count One, the state alleged that on April 20, 2014, Defendant
transmitte... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Dora Blake

On November GYO GWYiO PR was sitting as a rear
passenger in a vehicle driven by her son, Patrick Watkins PR. A
third occupant, Penny Knight-Franklin P-R, was sitting in
the front passenger seat of the car. The trio had just left from celebrating
a casino and were traveling east on I-20 in Bossier
Parish, Louisiana. According to a witness, the vehicle driven by Watk... More...
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United States of America v. David D. Daley Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA - Seattle Area Man Sentenced to 33 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking Teens and Young Women

David D. Delay, 52, of Lynnwood, Washington, was sentenced on April 12, 2018 in a U.S. District Court in Seattle to 33 years in prison for his predatory and exploitive scheme to recruit young women and teens to prostitution for his own enrichment, announced Acting Assistant Attorney Ge... More...
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Sawyer Brothers, Inc. v. Island Transporter, LLC District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

Sawyer Brothers, Inc. hired
Island Transporter, LLC to ferry three construction vehicles and
their drivers from Rockland, Maine to North Haven, Maine. The M/V
ISLAND TRANSPORTER encountered rough seas while traversing
Penobscot Bay, and two of the vehicles tipped over onto the
vessel's port bulwark. Sawyer Brothers, Inc., and its owners Ryan
and Ross Sawyer (collectively, "... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Latilo Omar Lewis

Defendant’s four-day trial began on October 10, 2016. Tensas Parish
Sheriff Ricky Jones testified that around 2:22 p.m. on November 6, 2015,
N.H. frantically ran into the sheriff’s office barefoot, wearing a pink
nightgown and black jogging pants. According to Sheriff Jones and Deputy
Betty Spillman Brown, N.H. was hysterical; she was crying and could barely
talk. The o... More...
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The Regents of the University of California v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Katherine Rosen

After he enrolled in the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA),
Damon Thompson experienced auditory hallucinations. He believed other
students in the classroom and dormitory were criticizing him. School
administrators eventually learned of Thompson’s delusions and attempted to
provide mental health treatment. However, one morning Thompson stabbed
fellow student Katheri... More...
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Katherine K. Morgan v. Baker Hughes Incorporated District of Wyoming Federal Courthouse - Cheyenne, Wyoming

Katherine Morgan, as wrongful death representative of her deceased husband
David Morgan, appeals the district court’s grant of judgment as matter of law
(“JMOL”) in favor of Baker Hughes Incorporated, issued after trial but before the
case was submitted to the jury. Because material disputes in the evidence remain for
resolution by the jury, we conclude that JMOL was inappropriate.... More...
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State of Louisiana v. Donovan Carman

On December 28, 2015, Donovan Carman (“Carman”) contacted his
estranged girlfriend, Deidra Nichols (“Nichols”), to arrange the pickup of
their two-year-old daughter, Emma. Nichols advised Carman he could not
pick up Emma because it was “too cold” outside. Notwithstanding Nichols’
objection, Carman left his job in Bossier City and drove approximately 22
minutes to the hom... More...
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In December 2015, a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Ladson and his
two codefendants, Michael Townsend, Jr. and Roscoe Simmons III, for two counts of
aggravated murder, in violation of R.C. 2903.01(A) and (B); one count of murder, in
violation of R.C. 2903.02(B); two counts of aggravated burglary, in violation of R.C.
2911.11(A)(1) and (2); three counts of aggravated robber... More...
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Peter Ernsky v. Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

New Haven, CT - Peter Ernsky sued Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. on an employment discrimination.

03/16/2018 31 RESPONSE TO by Peter Ernsky filed by Peter Ernsky. (McMinn, Michael) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
03/16/2018 32 NOTICE by Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc. re 27 Order,,,, Statement re Order to Show Cause (Curtin, Matthew) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
04/04/2018 33 ORDER. The Cour... More...
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Rebecca Ann Akin v. Nancy A. Berryhill Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Rebecca Akin, a 47-year-old woman, chal-lenges the denial of her application for Supplemental Security Income. She contends that she became disabled in 2011 prin-cipally from fibromyalgia, back and neck pain, and head-aches. Akin argues that the administrative law judge made several errors: The ALJ (1) wrongly discounted her allegations of back pain; (2) improperly credited the opinions of agency<... More...   $0 (04-04-2018 - WI)


In 2014, a Faulkner County jury convicted Matthew Burnside of raping and sexually
assaulting a twelve-year-old girl. His convictions were affirmed on direct appeal by this
court in 2015. Burnside v. State, 2015 Ark. App. 550, 472 S.W.3d 497. He filed a timely
petition for postconviction relief in the circuit court in December 2015 pursuant to Arkansas
Rule of Criminal Proced... More...
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In 2008, Garden City police discovered a 16-year-old girl's body in a trash dumpster behind the house where 17-year-old DeAnda lived with his mother. The State charged DeAnda with first-degree murder, rape, and aggravated criminal sodomy. Before trial, DeAnda agreed to plead guilty to first-degree premeditated murder in exchange for the State dismissing the remaining charges. The district court ac... More...   $0 (04-02-2018 - KS)

Mr. P. and Mrs. P v. West Hartford Board of Education, et al. District of Connecticut Federal Courthouse - New Haven, Connecticut

The plaintiffs‐appellants, Mr. and Mrs. P. (the “parents”), commenced this
action in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
(Bryant, J.) on behalf of themselves and their son, M.P., against the
defendants‐appellees, the West Hartford Board of Education (the “District” or
the “Board”) and two District officials in their official capacities,2 all... More...
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Jesse Loor vs. The State of Florida

On December 12, 2012, Loor was charged with one count of lewd and
lascivious molestation of a person less than twelve (12) years of age under section
800.04(5)(b), Florida Statutes (2012), and one count of sexual battery on a victim
less than twelve (12) years of age under section 794.011(2), Florida Statutes
(2012). Both counts involved Loor’s alleged conduct against his biol... More...
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