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GRANT FRITSCH, an individual v. SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC

Because the issues in this appeal arise from a defendant’s removal of a case filed in state court to federal court, we begin with the relevant background principles for such a removal. Under 28 U.S.C. § 1441(a), a defendant may remove certain actions filed in state court to a district court so long as a federal court has jurisdiction over the action, and certain procedural requirements are met. T... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DIMITRY FOMICHEV

Fomichev was born in Russia and came to the United States in 2003 on a student visa. He met Svetlana Pogosyan in 2006, and they married later that year. In 2007, Pogosyan applied for an alien relative visa for Fomichev, and he applied to adjust his immigration status. The United States Department of Homeland Security found the marriage bona fide, approved the visa, and granted Fomichev conditio... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.

In 2006 the late Delbert Wheeler, Sr., a lifelong-enrolled member of the Yakama Nation in Washington State, purchased “80 acres of trust property . . . from the Yakama Nation Land Enterprise, the agency of the Yakama Nation which is charged with overseeing the maintenance of real property held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Yakama Nation and its members.” Wheeler then opened... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - WA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ROY ALLEN GREEN

In 2001, Green was sentenced to 687 months of imprisonment for convictions on federal drug and firearms charges, including a conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Later that same year, while serving that sentence, Green attacked another inmate with a shank. Green then pleaded guilty to one count of assault with intent to commit murder, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(1). A... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DOMINIQUE JOHNSON

During the late spring and summer of 2009, Dominique Johnson participated in five bank robberies in the Philadelphia area. In early May, Johnson committed the first robbery by himself, carrying a BB gun. In late May, he committed the second robbery, again carrying a BB gun, but this time assisted by two others: Gregory Lawrence and Jerry Taylor. In June, Johnson bought a .40 caliber Glock pistol. ... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Jimmy R. Mitchell Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Evansville, Indiana

Evansville, IN - Boonville man found guilty at trial of producing and possessing child pornography

Pornography of female teen found on his cell phone

A Boonville man was found guilty of production and possession of sexually explicit material involving a minor after a trial before U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Young. Jimmy R. Mitchell, age 53, remains in the custody of th... More...
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United States of America, ex rel. Brian Thomas v. Lincare, Inc. Southern District of Illinois Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis, IL - Durable Medical Equipment Provider Lincare Pays $5.25 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Lincare, Inc., has paid $5.25 million to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute by offering illegal price reductions to Medicare beneficiaries, U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft announced today. Headquartered in... More...
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United States of America v. Todd J. Fendler Northern District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Rockford, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Rockbord, IL - Rockford Insurance Executive Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Clients

A Rockford man was sentenced on August 15, 2018 by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala for mail fraud.

TODD J. FENDLER, 42, was sentenced to 50 months in federal prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, in addition to being ordered to pay $9... More...
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United States of America v. Damien D. Gambrell Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Green Bay Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug Dealing and Sex Trafficking

Damien D. Gambrell (age: 37) of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was sentenced on August 3, 2018 in federal court in Green Bay for conspiracy to distribute heroin and enticement of another to travel in interstate commerce to engage in a prostitution act. Chief United States District Judge William C. Griesbach sent... More...
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United States of America v. Dalwayne Howard Western District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Madison, Wisconsin Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Madison, WI - Convicted Felon Sentenced to 18 Months for Possessing Firearm

Dalwayne Howard, 26, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced on August 15, 2018 by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 18 months in federal prison, followed by a two-year term of supervised release, for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Howard pleaded guilty to this charge on May 14, 2018.

On Dece... More...
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Naperville Smart Meter Awareness v. City of Naperville Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The City of Naperville owns and op-erates a public utility that provides electricity to the city’s res-idents. The utility collects residents’ energy-consumption data at fifteen-minute intervals. It then stores the data for up to three years. This case presents the question whether Naper-ville’s collection of this data is reasonable under the Fourth
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Amendment of the U.S. Cons... More...
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Eduardo De La Torre v. Cashcall, Inc.


Under California law, can a loan contract include an interest rate term so
high that it is “unreasonably and unexpectedly harsh,” “unduly oppressive,” or “so
one-sided as to shock the conscience”? (Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co.,
LLC (2015) 61 Cal.4th 899, 910–911 (Sanchez).) What the Ninth Circuit asks us
to resolve in this case is a more specific version of that question: C... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CHAKA FATTAH, SR., KAREN NICHOLAS, ROBERT BRAND, HERBERT VEDERMAN

During the 1980s and ’90s, Fattah served in both houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, first as a member of the House of Representatives and later as a Senator. In 1995, Fattah was elected to the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s Second Congressional District. In 2006, Fattah launched an unsuccessful run for Mayor of Philadelphia, setting in motion the events that wo... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA –v.– MERLIN ALSTON

Alston worked as a New York City police officer from 2006 until his arrest in July 2   2015. A few years into his law enforcement career, however, he began serving as an 3   armed driver for his childhood friend, Gabriel Reyes, who sold marijuana, cocaine, and 4   MDMA. Alston knew that Reyes was dealing drugs, but he never reported Reyes to 5   authorities or encouraged Reyes to stop. To the cont... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NY)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -v.- RAYMOND BAKER

As relevant here, Baker was charged on November 5, 2015 in a single count superseding indictment with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing heroin. The evidence presented at his trial established that between January and mid-June 2015, in Albany and Schenectady Counties, New York, Baker participated in this consp... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NY)

UNITED STATES v. VALENTÍN VALDÉS-AYALA

To understand how Valdés exploited the bankruptcy and child support administration systems, it will help to understand the ways in which these systems have been designed to work. We use the testimony the jury heard at trial to paint the backdrop against which Valdés operated his businesses. The jury trial included testimony from a varied cast of 34 witnesses culminating with Valdés, himself... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - PR)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. ALRICK A. EVANS

The principal issue in this appeal is whether our decision in State v. Ray, 290 Conn. 602, 966 A.2d 148 (2009), which would require the defendant in the present case, Alrick A. Evans, to prove drug dependency as an affirmative defense to a charge under General Statutes (Rev. to 2011) § 21a-278 (b),1 remains good law in light of (1) the subsequent decision of the United States Supreme Court in All... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - CT)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. JOY J. JEFFERSON, a/k/a JOY J. JEFFESON

Defendant appeals from her convictions, after a jury trial, of second-degree aggravated assault, N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b)(1); NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION This opinion shall not "constitute precedent or be binding upon any court." Although it is posted on the internet, this opinion is binding only on the parties in the case and its use in other cases is limited... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

United States of America v. Jeffrey Ray Townsend Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Collinsville Man Sentenced To 30 Months in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Jeffrey Ray Townsend, 52, of Collinsville, to 30 months in prison followed by 5 years supervised release. He will also have to register as a Sex Offender. The Court also imposed a mandatory Special Assessment of $5,100. Townsend pleaded guilty on May 8, 2018, to one count of accessing with in... More...
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STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. KEITH HARRIS

In the fall of 2013, defendant began work as a civilian institutional trade instructor at NJSP. He trained and monitored inmates in food preparation. Roughly eight months before he started, the Department of Corrections banned tobacco from the State's prison system. A black market emerged, as inmates were willing to pay a premium to obtain tobacco products.

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United States of America v. Timothy Mark Poynter, II Federal Courthouses - Eastern District of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, KY - Lexington Man Sentenced To 150 Months For Using Internet To Attempt To Entice Minors To Engage In Sexual Activity

A Lexington man, who previously admitted to attempting to entice minors to permit him to engage in illicit sexual conduct, has been sentenced to 150 months in federal prison.

Yesterday, Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood sentenced Tim... More...
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United States of America v. Roy D. Reynolds Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green, KY - Physician Sentenced To Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking - Judge sentences Kentucky physician to over four years in federal prison and a $25,000 fine for 15 counts of prescribing opiate pain medication outside of the course of medical practice.

United States District Court Judge Greg N. Stivers sentenced Franklin, Kentucky, physician, Roy D. Reynolds, to federal pris... More...
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United States of America v. Rodney D. Cydrus Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, OH - Inmate Sentenced for Mailing Threats, Powder to Federal Officials

Rodney D. Cydrus, 48, formerly of Chillicothe, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 36 months in federal prison for mailing threatening letters to federal officials. Cydrus was an inmate at Lebanon Correctional Institution at the time of the offense.

According to court documents, on five separat... More...
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United States of America v. William Holmes Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Cleveland, OH - Cleveland man sentenced to 32 years in prison for armed robberies of Dollar Tree stores in Cleveland

A Cleveland man was sentenced to more than 32 years in federal prison for armed robberies of Dollar Tree stores in 2016.

William Holmes, 22, was sentenced to 389 months in federal prison. Holmes was convicted of brandishing a firearm during robberies of the Dollar ... More...
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United States of America v. Kahwahnas Nucumbhi Potts Western District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Grand Rapids, Michigan Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Grand Rapids, MI - Grand Rapids Man Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Kahwahnas Nucumbhi Potts, age 39, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 9 years’ imprisonment for his aggravated identity theft and credit card fraud. The court also ordered Potts to pay restitution to the victims of his offense in the amount of $17,955.50. In sen... More...
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