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United States of America v. Jose Escalante and Jose Alonso Garcia Federal Courthouse - Fort Smith, Arkansas

Fort Smith, AR - Two Fort Smith Men Sentenced To A Total Of Over 32 Years In Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking

Jose Escalante, age 36, of Fort Smith, was sentenced today to 200 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release on one count of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and Jose Alonso Garcia, age 38, of Fort Smith, was sentenced today to 188 months in f... More...
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United States of America v. Nico Deshawn Daniels United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Hot Springs, Arkansas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Hot Springs, AR - Little Rock Man Sentenced To Over 5 Years In Federal Prison For Felon In Possession Of A Firearm Violation

Nico Deshawn Daniels, age 27, of Little Rock, was sentenced on September 17, 2018 to 70 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm. The Honorable Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencin... More...
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Jada Wildon, next friend for K.C.W. v. United States of America Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against the United States

On Sept. 10, 2018, judgment was entered in favor of the United States following a three-day bench trial before U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner that concluded on Sept. 7, 2018. The court’s findings of fact and conclusions of law was released on Sept. 10, 2018.

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United States of America v. Keith Fraser Noble Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, MO - Former Charity Executive Pleads Guilty to Misprision of a Felony in Connection with Concealment of a Multi-Million-Dollar Embezzlement Scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Mo., charity pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to misprision of a felony in connection with the concealment of a multi-million-dollar scheme by which other charity executives embezzled a... More...
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United States of America v. Nathaniel R. Eisenhour Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, MO - Southwest Honkeys Gang Member Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

A Southwest Honkeys gang member was sentenced to 25 years in prison today for operating a methamphetamine conspiracy from his prison cell.

Nathaniel R. Eisenhour, 30, of Springfield, Mo., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. Eisenhour w... More...
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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.

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United States of America v. Robert Pillip Ivers District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul, MN - North Dakota Man Convicted Of Threatening To Murder A Federal Judge

Robert Phillip Ivers, 65, was convicted for threatening to murder a federal judge and interstate transmission of a threat to injure. IVERS was found guilty today following a jury trial before Judge Robert W. Pratt, in United States District Court in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

“This defendant has a long... More...
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United States of America v. Timothy Red Elk District Court Dakota Federal Courthouse - Rapid City, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Rapid City, SD - Rapid City Man Sentenced for Failure to Register

A Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on September 5, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Timothy Red Elk, age 38, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison, 5 years of Supervised Release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims ... 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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National Music Museum: America Shrine to Music v. Robert Johnson Federal Courthouse - Sioux Falls, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The subject matter of this lawsuit is a Martin D-35 guitar that Elvis Presley
played during his final tour in 1977. He dropped the guitar during a show in St.
Petersburg, Florida, and gave the damaged guitar to an audience member. Robert
Johnson, a blues guitarist and memorabilia broker, purchased the guitar in 2007. He
delivered the Martin D-35 guitar to the National Music Museum:... More...
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Joe R. Whatley v. Canadian Pacific Railway Company District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Joe Whatley, Trustee of the wrongful death claimants' trust (WD Trust),appeals the district court's order finding that his claim under the CarmackAmendment, 49 U.S.C. § 11706, against Canadian Pacific Railway was untimely. Wereverse and remand for further proceedings.
I.BACKGROUND
On June 29, 2013, a train carrying crude oil left New Town, North Dakota,destined for an oil refinery near Sai... More...
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Lisa Fleming v. Mark Vargos, Honorable Craig Pfeifle, Lynne A. Valenti District Court Dakota Federal Courthouse - Rapid City, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and tribal members Madonna
Pappan and Lisa Young brought this action against various South Dakota officials
under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. They challenged procedures used in proceedings brought by
the State to remove children temporarily from their homes in exigent circumstances.
The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants were engaged in on... More...
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Harley-Davidson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board

Plaintiff Harley Davidson and its subsidiaries (Harley-Davidson) form a multistate
enterprise with numerous functionally integrated subsidiary corporations. It contends
that defendant California Franchise Tax Board's (Board) tax scheme violates the
commerce clause of the federal Constitution (U.S. Const., art. I, § 8, cl. 3), claiming that
it burdens interstate enterprises by provi... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. MARTIN R. PATRICK MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

Martin Patrick appeals his conviction of driving under the influence of alcohol to a degree that rendered him incapable of safely operating a vehicle. The events leading to his conviction took place at about 10:30 on the evening of May 25, 2013, when Officer Jason Colobong of the Tonganoxie Police Department observed Patrick's pickup truck straddling the centerline of the road. Patrick and his gi... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Robert Battle Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Hammond, IN - Former East Chicago Councilman Sentenced To 20 Years in Prison

Robert Battle, age 45, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on his guilty plea of discharging a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, causing death of another person.

U.S. Attorney Kirsch said, “Mr. Battle was a drug dealer, while at the same ti... More...
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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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United States of America v. William Whitley Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Chicago, IL - Sex Trafficker Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Engaging In Prostitution With Minors

A Chicago man was sentenced on September 13, 2018 to 25 years in federal prison for engaging in numerous paid sexual acts with underage girls, along with restitution of approximately $240,000 to be paid into a trust fund for the victims and a $100,000 fine.

WILLIAM WHITL... More...
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United States of America v. David Shanks Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Green Bay Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin and Fentanyl, Resulting in One Death and Two Overdoses

A federal jury convicted David Shanks, 37, of Green Bay, of conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine, conduct which resulted in death. As a result of his conviction and two prior felony drug convictions, Shanks faces a mandatory s... 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)

Gregory Aregood, Jr. v. Givaudan Flavors Corporation Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

More than twenty current and former
employees at the ConAgra microwave popcorn plant in
Rensselaer, Indiana sued various manufacturers and suppliers
of butter flavorings that contained the chemical diacetyl,
which if inhaled can cause a respiratory disease called “popcorn
lung.” All defendants were dismissed except Givaudan
Flavors Corporation (“Givaudan”), a long‐tim... More...
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Shonda Martin v. Milwaukee County Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County (“County”) hired Xavier Thicklen in late 2012 to work as a corrections officer in its jail. County has a zero-tolerance policy forbidding corrections officers from having any sexual
contact with inmates. County repeatedly instructed Thicklen not to engage in any such contact and trained him to avoid it. Thicklen gave answers to quizzes indicating he understood the training. Bu... More...
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Susan Hennen v. Metropolitian Life Insurance Company Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff-appellant Susan Hennen worked as a sales specialist for NCR Corporation from 2010 to May 2012, when she sought treatment for a back injury. As an employee, Hennen was covered by long-term disability in-surance under a group policy provided by defendant-appel-lee Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (“MetLife”). When physical therapy and surgery failed to resolve her injury,
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Kashiya Nwanguma v. Donald J. Trump Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Plaintiffs participated in a Trump for President campaign rally in Louisville in March 2016 . . . with the purpose of protesting. Perceived to be disruptive, they were unceremoniously ushered out after then-candidate Donald J. Trump said, “Get ’em out of here.” Plaintiffs were pushed and shoved by members of the audience as they made their exit and now seek damages from Trump alleging his actions ... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - kY)

Lauren E. v. Lewisville Independent School District Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Lauren C., a young woman with disabilities previously in the Lewisville Independent School District, appeals the district court’s decision denying her attorneys’ fees under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1400 et seq. While we rely on different grounds, we AFFIRM the district court’s judgment that Lauren is not a prevailing party for fee purposes.
The und... More...
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