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Robert Stevens and Steven Vandel v. CoreLogic, Inc. United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Residential real estate sales today depend largely on
online sites displaying properties for sale. Plaintiffs Robert
Stevens and Steven Vandel (“the Photographers”) are
professional real estate photographers who take photographs
of listed properties and license them to real estate agents.

The real estate agents, in turn, upload such photographs to
Multiple Listing Serv... More...
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Araceli Rodriguez v. Lonnie Swartz, Agent of the U.S. Boarder Patrol Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A U.S. Border Patrol agent standing on American soil
shot and killed a teenage Mexican citizen who was walking
down a street in Mexico. We address whether that agent has

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qualified immunity and whether he can be sued for violating
the Fourth Amendment. Based on the facts alleged in the
complaint, we hold that the agent violated a clearly
e... More...
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LAOSD Asbestos Cases - Delgadina Alfaro v. Colgate-Palmolive Company

This is the second appeal arising out of a lawsuit by
plaintiff Elizabeth Alfaro,1 in which she alleged that she
developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos
contained in talcum powder products. Her claims for negligence
and strict product liability proceeded to trial against two
defendants, including appellant Colgate-Palmolive Company
(Colgate), a talcum pow... More...
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Thurston McBride vs State of Florida

Appellant was tried and found guilty of sexual battery on a child under twelve by a defendant eighteen years of age or older. The victim, who was thirteen years of age at the time of trial, testified that Appellant, who had been married to the victim’s godmother, sexually battered him on one occasion while Appellant
lived with the victim, his godmother, and his godsister. The victim further... More...
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Randy Kinder Excavating, Inc. v. JA Manning Construction Company, Inc. Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

This construction dispute arises from a government contract to build a pumping
station for the purpose of managing water levels around parts of the lower White
River in Arkansas. As with many large-scale projects, this venture was plagued with
delays from its inception. These delays were caused by weather events, scheduling
conflicts, and other unforeseen conditions. The district c... More...
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Jeffery Allen Oppedahl v. Mobile Drill International Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Jeffery Oppedahl was injured in a gruesome accident involving a
truck-mounted drill and auger that left him 1 a quadriplegic. Oppedahl, his wife, and
his children (collectively “Plaintiffs”) sued Mobile Drill Company, Inc. (“Mobile
Drill”), the manufacturer of the drill and auger. As relevant to this appeal, the district
court2 first dismissed Plaintiffs’ strict products ... More...
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United States of America v. Dallas Wayne Thundershield District of North Dakota Federal Courtroom - Fargo, North Dakota

A jury convicted Dallas Wayne Thundershield of second-degree murder, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111 and 1153; assault with intent to commit murder, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(1) and 1153; assault with a dangerous weapon, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3) and 1153; and assault resulting in substantial
bodily injury, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(7) and 1153. O... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. THOMAS A. WOODS

The defendant, Thomas A. Woods, appeals from the denial of his motion for a new trial. In 2009, the defendant was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to life in prison. On direct appeal, he challenged 2 the admission of his grand jury testimony -- later used as substantive evidence at trial -- arguing that it was illegally obtained, because he was not informed before... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - MA)

Alia Sierra v. State of Indiana

On the evening of July 12, 2017, seventeen-year-old Sierra was driving a vehicle with four teenage passengers. Sierra was travelling between 80 and 107 m.p.h. on a county road when she hit a bump and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the road and crashed through the front porch and living room of a home. The vehicle struck and killed two children who were in the living room and... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - IN)

Joshua A. Perkins vs. State of Missouri

The State charged Perkins with the class A felony of assault of a corrections officer
in the first degree (Count I) and the class B felony of committing violence against an
employee of the Department of Corrections (Count II). Perkins appeared with counsel at
a plea and sentencing hearing on May 5, 2016. At the hearing, the State initially announced
the agreed upon sentence t... More...
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Ex parte Clinton Onyeahialam

Appellant originally was charged with engaging in sexual relations with two girls under the age of 17. Appellant was 19 at the time of the alleged offenses, and because one of the complainants was within three years of appellant’s age but allegedly was unconscious at the time of the sexual contact, one of the charges was changed to sexual assault.1 The State asserted that it had a video recording ... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - TX)

Abraham Jacob Proenza v. The State of Texas

Proenza and his wife Sandra testified that on April 2, 2008, A.J.V. was born in
Minnesota to Sandra’s sister. Hoping to adopt A.J.V., Proenza and Sandra drove to
Minnesota and returned to Texas with the child.
When A.J.V. was three or four weeks old, Sandra and A.J.V.’s birth mother, who
was in Texas at the time, took A.J.V. to Su Clinica. A.J.V.’s birth mother signed medi... More...
   $0 (08-07-2018 - TX)

Michael J. Buck v. The State of Texas

In March 2016, an El Paso County grand jury returned a two-count indictment against
Appellant alleging he committed aggravated sexual assault and used or exhibited a deadly weapon,
namely, a gun, in the commission of the offense. Appellant entered a not guilty plea at the
arraignment on April 12, 2016. Appellant’s attorney raised concerns about his medical condition
and need ... More...
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Casey Don Cureton v. The State of Texas

Appellant Casey Don Cureton appeals from his conviction, on an open plea of
guilty to a jury, of the offense of bail jumping and failure to appear1 and the resulting
sentence of fifteen years of confinement in the Institutional Division of the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice.2 Appellant’s attorney has filed a brief in compliance with
Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (19... More...
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Shannon Lee Abeyta v. The State of Texas

Appellant Shannon Lee Abeyta appeals the trial court’s judgment by which he was
adjudicated guilty of failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements and
sentenced to twenty years imprisonment. The appellate record was originally due May
17, 2018. The reporter’s record was filed by this deadline, but the clerk’s record was not.
On June 11, 2018, we granted the ... More...
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Wanda Kay Coleman v. The State of Texas

When Wanda Kay Coleman and her son went to the Home Depot in Longview to buy
lumber, they left Coleman’s three-year-old grandson unattended in their pickup truck. About thirty
minutes later, the child exited the vehicle and was walking in the parking lot when an adult saw
the child and accompanied him inside the Home Depot. After Coleman and her son completed
their purchase, ... More...
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United States of America v. Gregg Harwood Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, IL - Springfield Man to Serve 18 Months in Prison for Failure to Report $1.15 Million in Earnings on Tax Returns

A Springfield, Ill., man, Gregg Harwood, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for failing to report more than $1.15 million in earnings on tax returns filed for tax years 2008, 2009, and 2010. Harwood, 60, of the 700 block of Clipper Rd., formerly owned Thermi... More...
   $0 (08-07-2018 - IL)

Robert Smith v. Rosebud Farm, Inc., d/b/a Rosebud Farmstand Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Robert Smith worked behind the
meat counter at Rosebud Farm, a local grocery store. After
several years of ongoing sexual and racial harassment from
his male coworkers and supervisor, Smith sued Rosebud. He
claimed various violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and the Illinois Gender Violence Act.
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The jury returne... More...
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United States of America v. Paul J. Manafort

Alexandria, VA - The United States of America charged Paul J. Manafort, Jr. with:

Pending Counts
Disposition
26:7206(1); 18:2 and 3551 et seq. Subscribing to False United States Individual Income Tax Returns
(1-5) Dismissed per the filing of the superseding indictment
26:7206(1) Subscribing to False United States Individual Income Tax Returns
(1s-5s)
31:531... More...
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Hubert Vaughn Thomas v. The State of Texas

This case is about a shooting at an apartment complex in Terrell, Texas. One day in August of 2016, appellant walked his wife to her car at the complex. After his wife got in her car, appellant walked past a group of men who had been smoking PCP. One of the men, Raymond Lampkin, assaulted appellant in a violent and unprovoked attack. After the assault, appellant returned to his

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   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

Shundale Taylor v. The State of Texas

On March 29, 2016, Antoine Hodge was shot once in the chest outside an apartment
complex at 5880 Bernal in Dallas, Texas. Antoine, with his brother Chevis,2 was at the complex
to witness a fight between two women, Dajee Dillard3 and Jelicia Linwood.4 Antoine subsequently
died of his wound. The ballistics expert testified the bullet that killed Antoine was fired from
appellant’s... More...
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Edwing Ahmed Alvarez v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

On July 15, 2016, at approximately 4:24 p.m., Laredo Police Department dispatch received a call regarding a burglary in progress at 505 East Fremont, Laredo, Texas. Officer Juan Morales, the first officer on the scene, arrived within three minutes. Officer Luis Becerra also responded to the call to assist the officers and was the first officer to make contact with Alvarez. Officer Becerra l... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

Daniel Jeremy Torres v. The State of Texas

On December 20, 2015, Torres, Juan, and David, all brothers, were living at 514 Porter,
San Antonio, Texas. By all accounts, Juan was subleasing and was responsible for the rent. At
some point during the evening, David and Torres decided they needed to make some “fast money”
to help Juan with the rent. When Juan and Torres refused to allow David to sell his laptop, David
dec... More...
   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

Darius Noel Rodriguez v. The State of Texas

On March 10, 2015, Universal City Police Officer David Allen was dispatched for a welfare check on J.H., a three-year-old child. Officer Allen met briefly with Laura,1 J.H.’s
maternal-grandmother, and Crystal, J.H.’s maternal-aunt, regarding their concerns of physical
abuse—specifically spankings that left marks on J.H.’s body and “a burn mark on his torso.”
J.H. was living with h... More...
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Monica J. Rogers v. Henry Ford Health System Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Monica Rogers, an African-American woman in her sixties, has been employed by defendant Henry Ford Health System (“HFHS”) for over thirty years. In late 2012, Rogers was working as a consultant in HFHS’s Organizational Human Resources Development (“OHRD”) Department. After she was denied reclassification as a Senior OHRD Consultant, Rogers made an internal complaint of racial and age dis... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - MI)

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