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The People of the State of Colorado v. Curtis A. Brooks

This case presents the question of whether Colorado’s recently enacted
sentencing scheme for juvenile offenders who received unconstitutional mandatory
sentences to life in prison without the possibility of parole (“LWOP”) violates the
Special Legislation Clause of the Colorado Constitution. We conclude that it does not.
¶2 Based on acts that Brooks committed when he was fifte... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. ADAN ISRAEL RIVERA,

Adan Rivera pled guilty in two separate Reno County cases—Case No. 14-CR279 and Case No. 15-CR-344. In the first case, he pled guilty to possession of synthetic marijuana. In the second case, he pled guilty to two counts of possession of marijuana and one count of driving while suspended. Although Rivera fell within a presumptive imprisonment range, the district court granted him a durational depa... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Rossi Lorathio Adams, II, a/k/a "Rossi Adams" and "Polo" Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Cedar Rapids, IA - Second Man Charged in Alleged Plot to Hijack Internet Domain

Rossi Lorathio Adams II, also known as “Rossi Adams” and “Polo,” from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was charged with one count of Conspiracy to Interfere with Commerce by Threats and Violence.­ The charges are contained in an Indictment unsealed today in United States District Court in Cedar Rapids.

­The Indi... More...
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United States of America v. Sharon Williams-Combs District of Nebraska Federal Courthouse - Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, NE - Sharon Williams-Combs Sentenced for Tax Preparation Fraud

Sharon Williams-Combs, 47, of Omaha, Nebraska was sentenced Friday, September 7, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska, by United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., for preparing and filing false tax returns. In April Ms. Williams-Combs was found guilty of fourteen counts of preparing false tax returns following a jury t... More...
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Nicholas Sampson v. Investigator William Lambert District of Nebraska Federal Courthouse - Omaha, Nebraska

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. (“St. Paul Insurance”) appeals the
district court’s grant of summary judgment to Matthew Livers and Nicholas Sampson.
Chief Judge Smith and Judge Colloton file this * opinion pursuant to 8th Cir.
Rule 47E.
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The court concluded that St. Paul Insurance had a duty under its coverage policy to
indemnify David Kofoed for intentional acts... More...
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Antonio Antwan Williams vs State of Florida

Antonio Antwan Williams challenges his multiple convictions arguing the trial court erred in denying his pre-trial motion to exclude from trial any evidence regarding a dispute between Appellant and his wife. The State opposed the motion arguing the domestic dispute was inextricably linked to the charged offenses, and the trial court agreed. The issue is preserved for our review, see section 90.... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Jamal P. Hicks

Defendant was indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury in February of 2016 for one count of violating the Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004 (“the Act”) by “[f]alsification of a TBI registration form” as stated in Tennessee Code Annotated section 40-39-208(a)(2); one count of violating the Act by “[f]ailure to timely disclo... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Triston L. Mack Southern District of Illinois Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis, IL - Convicted Felon Headed Back to Prison for Firearm Offense

Triston L. Mack, 41, of East St. Louis, Illinois, has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for knowingly possessing a gun after sustaining a felony conviction. United States District Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel handed down the sentence, which includes a three-year term of supervised release. Robinson also agre... More...
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United States of America v. Christopher DiFilippo, a/k/a “Kip” Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, IL - Former Mahomet Counselor Sentenced for Health Care Fraud

A California man, who previously provided counseling services at his home in Mahomet, Ill., was ordered to serve 18 months in prison for submitting false billings to health care insurers. Christopher DiFilippo, aka “Kip,” 40, of Bakersville, Ca., was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $514,297 to vari... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Maurice Gray MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices The Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law 406 South Boulder and 625 South Denver - 582-3993

On February 12, 2015, the Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Defendant on charges of aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, and evading arrest. Jury trial Marcus Merriweather, the victim, testified that he had been previously convicted of posse... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - TN)

COMMONWEALTH vs. DEMETRIUS D., a juvenile. MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

The juvenile was convicted, as a youthful offender (G. L. c. 119, § 54), on two indictments for aggravated rape of a child with force (G. L. c. 265, § 22B [a]), and one indictment each for kidnapping (G. L. c. 265, § 26), indecent assault and battery on a child under fourteen (G. L. c. 265, § 13B), intimidation of a witness (G. L. c. 268, § 13B), and assault and battery by means of a dangero... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

COMMONWEALTH vs. MAKSIM LUTSKOV MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

The defendant, Maksim Lustkov, was sixteen years old in October, 1999, when he committed an armed home invasion during which he shot one occupant three times in front of the occupant's teenage daughter. A Juvenile Court jury adjudicated the defendant a youthful offender on indictments charging armed home invasion and various related offenses, and he was sentenced to a mandatory minimum State pri... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- JONATHAN Q. SMITH

On March 28, 2017, appellant pled guilty to two counts of trafficking in drugs
in violation of R.C. 2925.03, one count of illegal manufacture of drugs in violation of R.C.
2925.04, and one count of having weapon while under disability in violation of R.C.
2923.13 (Case No. CR2016-0391). By entry filed May 16, 2017, the trial court sentenced
appellant to an aggregate term of el... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. CHRISTOPHER R. LODWICK

Appellant, Christopher Lodwick, was indicted in the Scioto
County Court of Common Pleas on May 12, 2017, for one count of burglary,
a second-degree felony in violation of R.C. 2911.12(A)(1) and (D). The
indictment also included a repeat violent offender specification pursuant to
R.C. 2941.149. A superseding indictment was filed on September 5, 2017,
amending the burglary... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. TYRELL D. ERBY

At about 2:20 p.m. on February 3, 2017, Erby called 911 to report that his
girlfriend, Taylor McKee, had been shot and “I think she’s dead.” Erby told the 911
operator that he and McKee had been walking in Trotwood when she was struck by a
bullet from an unknown source. He said that he carried McKee to his house, but she was
not breathing.
{¶ 3} When officers responded to ... More...
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State of Iowa v. Derek E. Ueligger

On November 2, 2016, Ueligger operated a vehicle while under the
influence of multiple controlled substances. Ueligger’s vehicle crossed the center
line on a highway and struck a vehicle carrying four women. Two women, Dawn
Christensen and Norma Caltrader, died as a result of the accident. The other two
women, Marilyn Ehrsam and Betty Schultz, were seriously injured.
O... More...
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Austin Lee Murray v. State of Iowa

Austin Murray appeals the summary dismissal of his application for
postconviction relief (PCR). Murray’s application challenges the imposition of
lifetime parole and lifetime placement on the sex-offender registry upon his guilty
plea to one count of lascivious acts with a child, in violation of Iowa Code section
709.8(1) (2015).
Generally PCR proceedings are reviewed fo... More...
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United States of America v. Hector Antonio Cruz-Mercedes District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property, Identity Theft, Money Laundering

A citizen of the Dominican Republic and former resident of New York pleaded guilty yesterday to theft of government property, aggravated identity theft, money laundering, conspiracy to commit money laundering, fraudulent use of a social security number, and failure to appear as or... More...
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MARIO GUERRERO CORDERO vs. STATE OF IOWA

Several weeks of tension came to a tragic end on Independence Day 2008.
That afternoon, Guerrero Cordero entered a repair shop run by his cousin, Miguel
Cano Basurto,2 pulled a handgun from his waistband, and fired multiple shots—
killing Miguel. Guerrero Cordero then fired at other men as they fled the scene,
wounding Hector Casillas in the foot and back.
The conflict ... More...
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United States of America v. Robert Steven Powell Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, TX - Texas Man Convicted of Tax Evasion

A federal jury in the Western District of Texas convicted a San Antonio man on three counts of tax evasion.

According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, between October 2000 and December 2013, Robert Steven Powell evaded the payment of more than $900,000 in income taxes for the years 1999 through 2009. Powell ... More...
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CODY LAMAR HALL v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

Hall was charged with negligent homicide based on the State’s allegation that, at
approximately 4:30 a.m. on January 5, 2015, the car Hall was driving veered over the center
line of the road and collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle, causing the death of Jesse
Wehling.1 The Garland County Circuit Court held a jury trial on May 22, 2017. At the outset
of trial, in a hearing ... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. TIMREK ANDREWS

On October 15, 2013, defendant, Timrek Andrews, was arrested following a
traffic stop by two New Orleans Police Department (“NOPD”) officers for a
damaged driver-side mirror on defendant’s vehicle. During the traffic stop, the
officers requested defendant exit and step to the rear of the vehicle for officer
safety. After defendant exited the vehicle, the officers observed def... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. KENDRICK BOYD MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

We previously vacated the defendant‟s sentence due to the trial judge‟s
failure to observe the statutorily-prescribed delay before imposing sentence upon
his conviction for carjacking, a violation of La. R.S. 14:64.2 A. We remanded the
matter for re-sentencing and reserved unto the defendant, Kendrick Boyd, the right
to appeal the sentence imposed on remand. See St... More...
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United States of America v. Centers Plan for Healthy Living (“Centers Plan”) Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn, NY - Staten Island-Based Health Care Service Agrees to Pay More than $1.6 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Fraudulent Billing Practices

Centers Plan for Healthy Living (“Centers Plan”), a Staten Island-based company that provides services to people who are chronically ill or who need long-term health care services, has agreed to pay $1,650,000 to settle civil fra... More...
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United States of America v. Roger Wallach Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison Plus 20 Years of Supervised Release for Videotaping Children with Hidden Camera

Roger Wallach, 38, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced on September 12, 2018 to 240 months in federal prison for manufacturing videos and images of two girls, ages 10 and 11, over a period of three months.

Wallach previously pleaded gu... More...
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