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State of Minnesota vs. Antionette Rie Johnson

On June 12, 2016, at 8 p.m., Daryl Curtis shot and killed Renaldo McDaniel in the
parking lot of an auto parts store in Saint Paul. See State v. Curtis, 905 N.W.2d 609, 612–
14 (Minn. 2018). Police obtained surveillance footage from a nearby Walmart and a
childcare center. The footage from Walmart showed that, before the shooting, Curtis was
accompanied by two women, T.S. and... More...
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Rodger Blanco v. Federal Express Corporation, d/b/a FedEx Express, Justin Digby and Matthew Wainer

In 2014 a FedEx employee stole about $380,000 worth of gold coins and gold bars from a
package entrusted to FedEx for delivery. Almost two years later, the sender, Rodger Blanco,
sued FedEx for negligent investigation and conversion. FedEx moved for summary judgment,
which the district court granted principally because the contract of
carriage required Mr. Blanco to file suit wi... More...
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Roland Critchfield v. Blazin Wings, Inc., d/b/a Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Roland Critchfield slipped and fell on the wet, soapy bathroom floor of a
Buffalo Wild Wings Bar & Grill (“Buffalo Wild Wings”) in Sandy, Utah.
Critchfield brought suit against Blazin Wings, Inc. (“Blazin”), the parent
company of Buffalo Wild Wings, asserting injuries he suffered in the slip-and-fall
*This order and judgment is not binding precedent except under the
doctrines o... More...
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State of Iowa v. Prince Nyomah

Prince Nyomah entered Alford pleas1 to second-degree robbery and assault
while participating in a felony, among other things. He now appeals those two
convictions, arguing the convictions should have merged under the merger
doctrine, codified in Iowa Code section 701.9 (2017). That section provides:
No person shall be convicted of a public offense which is necessarily includ... More...
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Gary Clark v. Robert Colbert

This case involves an encounter between law enforcement and a
schizophrenic individual suffering a psychotic episode. Officers from the
Wagoner County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call from Gary Clark’s
brother, who was having troubling restraining him. The Sheriff’s Department, in
turn, requested help from the neighboring Broken Arrow Police Department. The
Broken Arrow... More...
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United States of America v. Marc Howard Berger

San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Area Certified Public Accountant Convicted Of Tax Fraud

A jury in the Northern District of California convicted a San Francisco area Certified Public Accountant late yesterday of three counts of aiding and abetting the filing of a false tax return, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax D... More...
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WALTER REED vs. STATE OF IOWA and STATE OF IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

A federal statute known as Title VI states, “No person in the United States
shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation
in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or
activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” See 42 U.S.C. § 2000d (2015). A
federal report cited the Department of Transpo... More...
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Vincent McFadden v. State of Missouri

The detailed facts are set out in Mr. McFadden’s prior appeals and will be repeated here only insofar as they are relevant to his postconviction claims. On May 15, 2003, Eva Addison1 was at Maggie Jones’ house on Blakemore in Pine Lawn when Mr. McFadden arrived at the house with a friend.2 Eva and Mr. McFadden had a child together. When Mr. McFadden got out of the car, he kissed the child, ... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - MO)

LOWELL CLYDE MILNER v. STATE OF MISSOURI Failing to register as a sex offender

Milner pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to register as a sex offender. The
circuit court sentenced Milner to four years’ imprisonment for each count to run
consecutively. The circuit court suspended execution of Milner’s sentence, and placed
him on five years’ probation. Subsequently, Milner’s probation was revoked, his
sentence was executed, and he was delivered to t... More...
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United States of America v. Monte Robin Kaija District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Oregon Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison for Detonating Explosive Device in Fred Meyer Store

Monte Robin Kaija, Jr., 47, of Portland, was sentenced on July 16, 2018 to 70 months in federal prison for detonating a small explosive device at a Fred Meyer store in Southeast Portland, and later possessing a homemade metal pipe bomb.

According to court documen... More...
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Steven Morales v. United States of America District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal is one of many tort cases against the government in which we consider the government’s waiver of sovereign immunity. Under the Federal Tort Claims Act (the “FTCA”), the court has no jurisdiction over claims “based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a federal agency or an employee of the Government . . .... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - AZ)

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)

Bernardina Rodriquez v. Taco Bell Corp. Eastern District of California Federal Courthouse - Fresno, California

This case is about the meal breaks that California law
requires an employer provide to employees after they have
worked a certain number of hours. The Plaintiff-Appellant,
Bernardina Rodriguez (“Plaintiff”), was for many years a
restaurant employee of the Defendant-Appellee, Taco Bell
Corp. (“Taco Bell”). During that time Taco Bell offered
thirty-minute meal breaks that wer... More...
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Kathleen Willhite-Michiulis v. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC

Plaintiff Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis was involved in a tragic snowboarding
accident at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. On her last run of the day, she collided with a
snowcat pulling a snow-grooming tiller and got caught in the tiller. The accident resulted
in the amputation of her left leg, several skull fractures and facial lacerations, among
other serious injuries. She and her husba... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - KEVIN A. WEIR

The Ashtabula County Grand Jury returned an eighteen-count indictment
against appellant on August 3, 2016. The indictment alleged eleven counts of pandering
obscenity involving a minor, second-degree felonies in violation of R.C. 2907.321(A)(1),
and seven counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, fourth-degree felonies in
violation of R.C. 2907.321(A)(5).
{¶3} App... More...
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STATE OF OHIO - vs - STEVEN JOSEPH SNYDER

On November 9, 2016, Snyder was indicted by the Ashtabula County Grand Jury for Attempted Burglary, a felony of the third degree, in violation of R.C. 2911.12(A)(1) and R.C. 2923.02(A), in Case No. 2016 CR 000604. On March 16, 2017, he was indicted for Burglary, a felony of the second degree, in violation of R.C. 2911.12(A)(1), in Case No. 2017 CR 00088. On the same date, he was also indicte... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

ALISE WENNING, et al. v. ADVANCED SPINE JOINT AND WELLNESS CENTER, et al. MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

In May 2014, Alise Wenning began receiving chiropractic care at Defendant
Appellee Advanced Spine Joint and Wellness Center, LLC (“Advanced Spine”) in Medina.
Following a chiropractic treatment on November 13, 2014, while Mrs. Wenning was still in the
lobby, she began experiencing stroke-like symptoms. An ambulance was called and Mrs.
Wenning was taken to a hospital. Subsequ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. ROY R. YOUNG, JR.

The facts and initial procedural history of this case were set out in Mr. Young’s
direct appeal. See State v. Young, 9th Dist. Lorain No. 15CA010803, 2017-Ohio-1400. Based
on evidence that Mr. Young had been sexually abusing his then 15-year old stepdaughter since
she was five years old, the grand jury indicted him on three counts of rape, three counts of sexual
battery, and ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. SHAWN MARTIN THOMAS

On August 3, 2016, Appellant was indicted for attempted rape with the allegation he purposely compelled A.M. to submit to sexual conduct by force or threat of force. See R.C. 2907.02(A)(2); R.C. 2923.02(A). This offense would have been subject to Tier III classification, the highest sex offender label. See R.C. 2950.01(G)(a)(i). Appellant appeared for a plea hearing on November 21, 2016, at w... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. CLIFTON J. PANEZICH

In late 2015, a single count complaint was filed in Mahoning County Court Number 4 against Appellant. The complaint alleged Appellant engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity in violation R.C. 2923.22, a first-degree felony, from 2010 through 2015. 12/16/15 Complaint. The complaint was filed as a result of a 2013 investigation by the FBI, Canfield Police Department, and other Northeast Ohio po... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- DOUGLAS EDWARD HADDIX

In 1995 Appellant was convicted of two counts of rape in violation of R.C. 2907.02, one count of felonious sexual penetration in violation of R.C. 2907.12, and one count of gross sexual imposition in violation of R.C. 2907.05. The jury acquitted appellant on one additional count of rape and the trial court dismissed a count of child endangering, a violation of R.C. 2919.22. Appellant appeale... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. GEORGE FISHER

In January 2016, the Jackson County Grand Jury returned an indictment
charging Fisher with one count of possession of heroin in an amount equal to or
exceeding 250 grams in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), and a major-drug-offender
specification. Fisher, who retained private counsel, entered a plea of not guilty to the
charge. The trial court released Fisher on his own recogniz... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. DAVID A. HUDSON, JR.

The Gallia County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging David A.
Hudson, Jr., with one count of possession of heroin and one count of trafficking in
Gallia App. No. 17CA19 2

heroin in an amount exceeding 50 grams but less than 100 grams, both felonies of the
first degree. Hudso... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. VERNON C. LEUGERS, JR.,

On August 11, 2004, Leugers entered into a negotiated plea agreement in which he pled guilty to three counts of gross sexual imposition, one count of disseminating matter harmful to a juvenile and one count of attempted pandering of sexually oriented matter involving a minor. Doc. 69. In exchange, the prosecution dismissed all other pending charges. Id. In the paperwork for the plea agree... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. NICHOLAS CHEEK, JR.,

On July 11, 2017, Cheek was charged with one count of domestic
violence, in violation of R.C. 2919.25(A) and (D)(3), a felony of the fourth degree.
The indictment included Cheek’s previous conviction of domestic violence on
December 10, 2003, in the Champaign County Common Pleas Court Case No.
2003CR141 (Doc 4), which enhanced his charge to a felony four.
{¶3} At his a... More...
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