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Cecelia Roberts Webb, et al. v. City of Maplewood Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Cecelia Roberts Webb and five other motorists have filed a putative class action against the City of Maplewood, Missouri, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming its policy or custom violates their constitutional rights. They assert the City automatically issues an arrest warrant whenever someone ticketed for violating its traffic and vehicle laws fails to pay a fine or appear in court. Once arrested, th... More...   $0 (05-07-2018 - MO)

Tana S. Cutfliff, et al. v. Nathan Paul Reuter; Kathleen Reuter Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Jefferson City, Missouri

Appellants (the “Creditors”) are attempting to collect on judgments against
Vertical Group, LLC (“Vertical”) and Nathan Reuter by levying assets now belonging
to Nathan’s wife, Kathleen. For the reasons that follow, we affirm the district court’s2
orders granting summary judgment to Kathleen and to Nathan and denying partial
summary judgment to the Creditors.
I.
As we have ... More...
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Juan Bautista Berenguer v. Anoka County, City of Bloomington, et al. District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Juan Bautista Berenguer sued various municipalities and their employees,
alleging violations of the Driver's Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA"), 18 U.S.C. §§
2721–25. After the issuance of our opinions in McDonough v. Anoka County, 799
F.3d 931 (2015), and Tichich v. City of Bloomington, 835 F.3d 856 (2016),
Berenguer conceded that only his claims against the City of Bloomington and t... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. ANDRE NIGEL KING

The events occurring between King and his estranged wife, M.K., on May 3, 2014, resulted in the State charging King with one count of rape in violation of K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 21-5503, and one count of aggravated kidnapping in violation of K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 21-5408(b). The jury was unable to reach a verdict on the rape count but found King guilty of aggravated kidnapping.

In order to unde... More...
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Katherine Evans v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

This appeal concerns four consolidated
cases involving similar alleged violations of the Fair
Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692e(8). Plaintiffs defaulted on credit cards, and defendant
Portfolio Recovery Associates (“PRA”), an Illinois debt collection
agency, bought the accounts for collection. The Debtors
Legal Clinic (the “Clinic”) sent separate le... More...
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Christopher Roberts, et al. v. Federal Housing Finance Agency, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

At the height of the 2008 financial crisis,
Congress created the Federal Housing Finance Agency
(the Agency) and authorized it to place into conservatorship
two critical government‐sponsored enterprises—the Federal
National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan
Mortgage Corporation, commonly known as Fannie Mae and
2 No. 17‐1880
Freddie Mac. 12 U.S.... More...
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Claude C. Britt v. Nancy A. Berryhill Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Claude Britt, now 55, applied for Disability
Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income after a
construction crane toppled over and smashed his big toe. An
administrative law judge (“ALJ”) granted Britt benefits for the
period beginning in March 2013, but denied him benefits for
the four-year period immediately preceding that time because
2 No. 17-2896
he could... More...
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Nielsen Contracting, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters, Inc.


Nielsen Contracting, Inc. and T&M Framing, Inc. (collectively Nielsen) sued
several entities (defendants) alleging these entities fraudulently provided workers'
compensation policies to Nielsen that were illegal and contained unconscionable terms.
Defendants moved to compel arbitration and stay the litigation under an arbitration
2
provision in one defendant's contract, t... More...
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State of Nebraska v. Kirk A. Botts

Botts was charged with possession of a deadly weapon by
a prohibited person under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-1206 (Reissue
2016). Botts’ motion to suppress was denied. Following a jury
trial, Botts was convicted and eventually sentenced to 1 year’s
imprisonment and 1 year of postrelease supervision.
Botts appealed to the Court of Appeals, assigning that the
district court erred i... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. GABRIEL RIVERO

On February 11, 2016, Gabriel Rivero was driving a pickup truck from the United States into Mexico at the
UNITED STATES V. RIVERO4 Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona. When his truck passed a speed bump approximately 300 meters from the border, a spare tire fell from the back of his vehicle. Rivero attempted to load the tire back into the truck, but he eventually moved it to the side ... More...
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TECHNIK, INC. v. THE UNITED STATES and VSOLVIT LLC

On January 12, 2017, the GSA issued RFQ No. ID08160098 (“January 2017
RFQ”) for the same services that are now before the court in RFQ No. ID08170075. In
the January 2017 RFQ, GSA was seeking a contractor to provide “technical support to
operate, configure, test, and maintain network operations at the Department of Army’s
Dugway Proving Ground.” AR at 14. The January 2017 RF... More...
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State of Ohio v. Aaron Dean

The victim in this case, referred to as “I.M.R.,” offered the following
testimony at trial. I.M.R. is a married, mother of three. Between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. on
April 20, 2016, I.M.R. was walking on Lagrange Street in downtown Toledo, near the
Gold Star liquor store, talking on her cell phone with a friend. A person, whom she
identified in court as Dean, approached her from b... More...
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James Davis v. County of Fresno

James Davis was dismissed from his employment as a supervising
juvenile correctional officer based on findings of insubordination, discourteous treatment
of a subordinate, wrongfully assuming supervisorial duties over his wife despite several
admonitions to the contrary, exaggerating the hours he worked on multiple time cards,
and other misconduct. Davis’s administrative appeal of ... More...
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State of Vermont v. William Schenk

Defendant William Schenk was charged with two counts of
disorderly conduct, in violation of 13 V.S.A. § 1026(a)(1), in connection with the distribution of
Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers in the City of Burlington. For each count, the State charged that
the penalty should be enhanced under 13 V.S.A. § 1455 because the crime was hate-motivated.
Defendant appeals the trial cou... More...
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Aenaudo Brothers, L.P v. Agricultural Labor Relations Board, United Farm Workers of America, Real Party in Interest

ORIGINAL PROCEEDING; petition for writ of review.
Charley M. Stoll, Rachelle O. Tejada and Anne W. Nilsen for Petitioners.
J. Antonio Barbosa, Paul M. Starkey and Todd M. Ratshin for Respondent.
Martinez Aguilasocho & Lynch and Mario G. Martinez for Real Party in Interest.
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writ proceeding addresses decisions by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board
(Board) that ... More...
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ARKHEEM J. LAMB vs STATE OF FLORIDA

The defendant appeals from his convictions, arising from a carjacking, for grand theft of a vehicle and grand theft. The defendant primarily argues that the trial court erred in permitting the state to introduce into evidence a Facebook video showing the defendant sitting in the stolen car and wearing the victim’s stolen watch just hours after the carjacking occurred. We find no error in any of ... More...   $0 (05-04-2018 - FL)

TYMOTHY RAY MARTIN vs STATE OF FLORIDA

One evening in February of 2016, Mr. Martin and his girlfriend, Kathryn Lawson, went out for a night on the town that ended in an altercation in a McDonald's parking lot over who should drive to their next destination. According to Ms. Lawson, Mr. Martin punched her twice in the face after she refused to get into the vehicle. According to Mr. Martin, it was he who refused to get in the car, whic... More...   $0 (05-04-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Martin Winterkorn Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Former CEO of Volkswagen AG Charged with Conspiracy and Wire Fraud in Diesel Emissions Scandal

An indictment was unsealed earlier May charging Martin Winterkorn, 70, the former chairman of the management board of Volkswagen AG (VW), with conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with VW’s long-running scheme to cheat U.S. diesel vehicle emissions requirements.


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LUIS TORRES JIMENEZ vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

The City entered into a contract with American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (“the
Vendor”) to service the City’s red light camera enforcement program. Jimenez,
211 So. 3d at 159. The contract states in pertinent part:
Vendor shall act as City’s agent for the limited purpose of making an initial determination of whether the recorded images should be forwarded to an Authorized Employee t... More...
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Legacy Data Access, Inc. v. Cadrillion, LLC Western District of North Carolina Courthouse - Charlotte, North Carolina

In this diversity contract dispute, a jury awarded $256,500 for breach of contract and $1,499,999 for conversion. The jury rejected plaintiffs’ unfair and deceptive trade practices claim, and the district court granted judgment as a matter of law to defendants on the abuse of process claim. In a second trial solely on punitive damages, another jury awarded $3 million in punitive damages. In respon... More...   $0 (05-04-2018 - NC)

JACOB L. RAGLAND vs. Honorable John J. Riley

The following are the relevant facts presented at trial as set forth in State v. Ragland, 494
S.W.3d 613, 621 (Mo. App. E.D. 2016):
1 All references to Rules are to the Missouri Supreme Court Rules (2017) unless otherwise indicated.
2
J.F.2 stated that Ragland sucked J.F.'s penis with his mouth, put his penis in J.F.'s mouth, a... More...
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State of Missouri v. Travis W. Williams

In November 1996, Williams, then 26 years old, pleaded guilty to first-degree
statutory sodomy for inserting his thumb in a minor child’s vagina. He was sentenced to
five years in prison but, after completing a 120-day program in a sex offender assessment
unit, execution of his sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for five
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ADRIAN CLINKSCALE V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Appellant Adrian Clinkscale appeals from the Pulaski County Circuit Court’s
August 1, 2017 order and August 23, 2017 amended order, which denied his motion to
transfer to juvenile court. He argues that the circuit court’s denials of his motion to
transfer the case to juvenile court are clearly erroneous. We affirm.
On February 15, 2017, appellant was charged in the crimina... More...
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County Line Holdings, LLC v. Janice M. McClanahan

A cause of action survives one year after the death of a
debtor. But not a judgment lien. Judgment liens have longevity.
A judgment debtor dies. A contest over the priority of two
judgment liens ensues. Both liens were established prior to the
judgment debtor’s death. After the judgment debtor died,
plaintiff purchased one judgment lien at the execution sale of the
junior l... More...
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Shermon Valentine Ranson v. The State of Texas

In a single issue on appeal, Appellant argues that the evidence presented at trial is insufficient to support the verdict of the jury. Specifically, Appellant argues that the evidence is insufficient to prove that Appellant acted as a party to the murder. We review the sufficiency of the evidence under the standard of review set forth in Jackson v. Virginia, 443 U.S. 307 (1979). Brooks v. State,... More...   $0 (05-02-2018 - TX)

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