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Caleb Bixler v. State of Indiana

In August of 2015, Bixler, Keith Cornwell (Cornwell), Ricky Ogden (Ogden), John Murphy (Murphy), and Ron Trahan (Trahan) were all residing in a two story house located on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana. Trahan occupied the downstairs bedroom. One of the two upstairs bedrooms was shared by Ogden and Murphy, while Cornwell and Bixler shared the other. Cornwell did not get along with T... More...   $0 (08-12-2018 - IN)

Kristopher Kanable v. State of Indiana

On Friday, May 6, 2016, four men—Kanable, Xzavier Jordan, Brenton Hoppes, and Jason White—spent the day together, first in Kokomo and then in Lafayette. Jordan drove the men around in his white SUV. While together, the men concocted a plan to take property from a house while armed with a gun. Court of Appeals of Indiana | Memorandum Decision 18A-CR-195 | August 9, 2018 Page 3 of 17 ... More...   $0 (08-12-2018 - IN)

Joshua D. Lemons v. The State of Texas

Lemons was charged with possession of a controlled substance for possessing methamphetamine on March 14, 2008. See TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. § 481.115. Lemons was subsequently charged with bail jumping on June 27, 2008. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 38.10. On January 26 2009, Lemons pleaded guilty in both cases1 and was placed on five years’ deferred adjudication probation. In May 2009... More...   $0 (08-12-2018 - TX)

Roger Trudell Davis v. The State of Texas

On November 3, 2014, Rainn Guerrero and Jonathan Canady were asleep at Guerrero’s
house when a man outside started knocking on the window to the bedroom. After Guerrero and
Canady awoke, Guerrero asked the man outside to identify himself. According to Guerrero, the
man responded, “OJ,” which is the nickname of Guerrero’s ex-boyfriend, Davis. The man tried to
crawl through the w... More...
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Roger Saldana v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

In May 2015, Saldana was stopped by Department of Public Safety State Trooper Jason Sanchez for driving on an improved shoulder of the road. According to Trooper Sanchez, this stop was the third time he had encountered Saldana during a traffic stop. During the two prior stops, Saldana was the passenger and the drivers were arrested; one for possession of cocaine, and the other for possession o... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - TX)

Jennifer Zapalac v. The State of Texas

The underlying facts and procedural posture are not disputed. In September 2015,
Zapalac drove off the roadway and collided with a tree, resulting in the death of her seven-year-old
daughter Victoria. In connection with that incident, Zapalac pleaded guilty to manslaughter, a
second-degree felony, see id., and the district court sentenced her to ten years’ deferred adjudication,
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Robert Isreal v. The State of Texas

The jury heard evidence that appellant and Stacey Smith were involved in a romantic
relationship for several years. They lived together for two years, but their relationship was “bumpy”
at times, and appellant moved out when he began a relationship with another woman. Evidence at
trial reflected that the incident forming the basis of the instant offenses occurred approximately twoMore...
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Andrew Karimi v. The State of Texas

Officer A. Morrison of the Austin Police Department was the only witness to
testify at the trial court’s hearing on Karimi’s motion to suppress. After the parties
submitted supplemental briefing, the trial court denied Karimi’s motion. Karimi
entered a negotiated plea of no contest for driving while intoxicated (DWI). The
court sentenced him to six days’ confinement and suspend... More...
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CORY ACKERMAN v. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

In June 2016, a Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped Ackerman for failing to signal before making a turn. Ackerman admitted consuming alcoholic beverages, he reeked of alcohol, and had bloodshot eyes. He failed field sobriety tests and a preliminary breath test. The trooper arrested him for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Later, the trooper read the advisory DC-70 form revise... More...
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CRISTA GRIMWOOD v. CHANNON FARRELL

In October 2016, the district court approved a settlement resolving a business dispute between Grimwood and Farrell that included a mutual restraining order the parties had prepared and asked the court to enter. The district court did enter that mutual restraining order and, not quite six months later, Farrell filed a motion and affidavit asking for an order directing Grimwood to appear and show c... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. GARRET MOUNTON LEE

T.F. was matched with Marti Lee through the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program when she was in kindergarten. What started as a school match—where the meetings only occurred at T.F.'s school—transitioned into a community match—where T.F. was allowed to visit Marti in the community and stay overnight at Marti's home in Newton. P.D., T.F.'s mother, described Marti and T.F.'s relationship as very close... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

Lawrence Rubin Montoya v. Detective Martin E. Vigil, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A jury convicted fourteen-year-old Lawrence Montoya for the New Year’s
Day murder of a teacher from his school. After serving over thirteen years in
prison, Montoya brought post-conviction claims for ineffective assistance of
counsel and actual innocence. The prosecution agreed to a compromise resulting
in Montoya’s release from prison. He then sued several detectives involved in t... More...
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Joan E. Farr v. Daryl Davis; Dennis Moon; Deann Coote; John Patrick Hall; Huckleberry Homeowners Association District of Kansas Courthouse - Kansas City, Kansas

Proceeding pro se,1 Joan Farr appeals the district court’s order granting
summary judgment on her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim in favor of the Huckleberry
Homeowners Association and its board members (collectively, HOA). She also
* After examining the briefs and appellate record, this panel has determined
unanimously that oral argument wouldn’t materially assist in the determination ofMore...
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Tremane Wood v. Mike Carpenter Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An Oklahoma jury convicted Tremane Wood of first-degree felony murder
for the killing of Ronnie Wipf during a botched robbery. The jury found
Oklahoma had proved three aggravating circumstances associated with the
murder, and the mitigating circumstances did not outweigh them. The jury
accordingly sentenced Wood to death.
The conclusion of Wood’s trial was only the start of his... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. MARCOS SILVA TEIXEIRA Rape, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, and aggravated criminal sodomy

A jury convicted Marcos Silva Teixeira of rape, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, and aggravated criminal sodomy. Teixeira appeals, arguing the district court erred in denying his motion to suppress and by instructing the jury against nullification.

Teixeira's convictions arose out of an incident that occurred when Teixeira and the victim, J.W., spent the night at a mutual fr... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. RICKY J. STOVALL

On April 11, 2006, the State charged Stovall with one count of rape of a child under 14, one count of rape when the victim was overcome by force or fear, and an alternative count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The charges were based on evidence that Stovall began having sexual intercourse with his biological daughter, N.D.S., born in March 1985, shortly after she turned 12 year... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

STATE OF MONTANA v. MAKUEEYAPEE DELENE WHITFORD

Pursuant to Section I, Paragraph 3(c), Montana Supreme Court Internal Operating Rules, this case is decided by memorandum opinion and shall not be cited and does not serve as precedent. Its case title, cause number, and disposition shall be included in this Court’s quarterly list of noncitable cases published in the Pacific Reporter and Montana Reports.

¶2 Makueeyapee Whitford was trie... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. ERNEST BRYAN BARELA

Defendant was charged with residential burglary, unlawful taking of a motor 8 vehicle, stalking, larceny, and escape or attempt to escape from a peace officer on 9 June 21, 2012. Defendant’s charges stemmed from an event on May 22, 2012, 10 involving Defendant’s ex-girlfriend, E. Ramirez. Defendant and Ms. Ramirez had 11 been involved in a two-year relationship and had a child together in March 2... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - NM)

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 Schenactady Counties, New York, Baker parti... More...
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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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Gold Medal, LLC, d/b/a Run Gum v. USA Track & Field; United States Olympic Committee District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Appellant Gold Medal LLC d/b/a Run Gum (Run Gum)
appeals the district court’s order dismissing its complaint.
Run Gum alleged that Appellees USA Track & Field
(USATF) and the United States Olympic Committee
(Olympic Committee) engaged in an anticompetitive
conspiracy in violation of antitrust law by imposing
advertising restrictions during the Olympic Trials for track
a... 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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RONALD HIGHT JR. v. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 2012, appellant was charged with second-degree murder. Appellant filed a motion to dismiss under section 776.032 of the Stand Your Ground law and a pre-trial immunity hearing took place in 2014. After the denial of his motion, appellant went to trial and was convicted of a lesser included offense, manslaughter, in 2016. Appellant appealed his conviction. During the pendency of his appeal, t... More...   $0 (08-08-2018 - FL)

Landon L. Michael v. Joshua Trevena and Ryan Chaffee District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Landon Michael filed suit against Watford City, North Dakota, police officers
Joshua Trevena and Ryan Chaffee, alleging unlawful arrest and excessive force after
the officers were called to help resolve a family dispute. The district court granted
the officers summary judgment based on qualified immunity. Michael appeals.
I.
Michael was in possession of a set of keys to a truck... More...
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