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Barry S. Jameson v. Taddese Desta

Under California’s in forma pauperis doctrine and Government Code
section 68086, subdivision (b),1 a person who because of limited financial
resources qualifies for a waiver of initial court filing fees is entitled, as well, to a
waiver of fees for the attendance of an official court reporter at a hearing or trial.
In this case, however, although plaintiff Barry Jameson (hereafter ... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CARLOS AGUIAR, ALSO KNOWN AS LOS United States Court of Appeals FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT


In superseding indictments, Aguiar and five co-defendants were charged with RICO and armed bank robbery conspiracies, two armed bank robberies, three counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and two counts of possession or use of a fully automatic assault weapon in connection with a crime of violence in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c)(1)(B)(ii). Earlier Aguiar had re... More...
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ROBERT S. DAVIDSON v. THE UNITED STATES

Plaintiff fabricated a replica of the Statue of Liberty on the grounds of the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in 1996. He applied for and obtained a copyright for the replica in 2013, too late for the statutory presumption of validity. It is also undisputed that the Postal Service used a photograph of that work on a stamp released in December 2010 without permission or attribution ... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - DC)

State of Tennessee v. Darrell Wayne Smith

A Roane County Grand Jury indicted the defendantfordriving under the influence and violation of the financial responsibility law as a result of a car accident. The defendant was charged based on his interactions with the state trooper at the scene and the results of ablood test indicatingnarcotics levelssufficient to cause impairment.

At the outset of the defendant’s trial, the trial cou... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Lee Harold Cromwell

After a fireworks show on July 4, 2015, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the defendant reversed his truck through a crowded parking lot, killing one victim and injuring eight others. An Anderson County Grand Jury indicted the defendant for seventeen crimes, including one count each of vehicular homicide, criminally negligent homicide, reckless homicide, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and dri... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - TN)

State of Wisconsin v. Anthony R. Pico

A jury convicted Anthony R. Pico of sexually assaulting a young girl.1 Mr. Pico believes there is a reasonable probability that, absent his trial counsel's alleged constitutional ineffectiveness, this conviction would not have occurred. The circuit court agreed, and so set aside his 1 The Honorable William J. Domina, Waukesha County Circuit ... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

Cintas Corp. No. 2 v. Becker Property Services LLC

Becker Property Services LLC ("Becker") and Cintas Corporation No. 2 ("Cintas") executed a contract containing indemnification and choice-of-law provisions. A dispute arose over whether the contract entitles Cintas to indemnification for damages caused by its own negligence. To answer that question, we must also resolve a threshold dispute: As between Wisconsin and Ohio, which law provid... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

GREGORY BALDWIN vs. CITY OF ESTHERVILLE, IOWA; MATT REINEKE, Individually and in his Official Capacity as an officer of the Estherville Police Department; and MATT HELLICKSON, Individually and in his Official Capacity as an officer of the Estherville Police Department

When we answer a certified question, we rely upon the facts provided with the certified question. See Bd. of Water Works Trs. of Des Moines v. Sac Cty. Bd. of Supervisors, 890 N.W.2d 50, 53 (Iowa 2017); Life Inv’rs Ins. Co. of Am. v. Estate of Corrado, 838 N.W.2d 640, 643 (Iowa 2013). Accordingly, we restate the facts as set forth by the federal district court:
The incidents giving rise to ... More...
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BRIAN K. ALLISON vs. STATE OF IOWA SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

A jury convicted Brian Allison of three counts of sexual abuse in the third degree in 2011. He appealed his conviction. In his direct appeal, Allison argued the district court erred in not granting him a new trial based upon the weight of the evidence under Iowa Rule of Criminal Procedure 2.24(2)(b)(6). Among other things, Allison noted the victim, his stepdaughter, initially denied the abuse, ... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - IA)

STATE OF IOWA vs. BION BLAKE INGRAM SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

At about 6:39 a.m. on October 30, 2015, a police officer pulled over Bion Ingram, who was driving on Highway 14 in Newton, Iowa. The officer had noticed the vehicle’s license plate was not illuminated as required. After speaking with Ingram, the officer also noticed the
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vehicle’s registration sticker did not match its license plate—the vehicle’s actual registration had expired in 2... More...
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FRANKLIN KINGLANDS JOHNSON, I I I vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Franklin Johnson appeals his judgment and sentences for battery on a law enforcement officer and obstructing or opposing an officer with violence. He argues that the court failed to offer counsel, failed to conduct an adequate Faretta1 inquiry, and erred in accepting his waiver of the right to counsel at various critical stages.2 Because the court failed to offer counsel to Johnson and failed to... More...   $0 (07-02-2018 - FL)

Araceli King v. Time Warner Cable, Inc. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

Defendant-appellant Time Warner Cable Inc. (“Time Warner”) appeals a
decision by the district court (Alvin K. Hellerstein, J.) granting partial summary
judgment in favor of the plaintiff-appellee Araceli King on her claim that Time
Warner knowingly or willfully violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
of 1991 (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227, by using an “automatic telephone dialing... More...
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Rachel Cullinane v. Uber Technologies, Inc. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

This case concerns the
enforceability of an arbitration clause contained in an online
contract. Plaintiffs-Appellants Rachel Cullinane, Jacqueline
Núñez, Elizabeth Schaul, and Ross McDonagh, (collectively,
"Plaintiffs"), filed this putative class action in Massachusetts
Superior Court on behalf of themselves and other users of a ridesharing
service in the Boston area agains... More...
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LINDSEY FRENCH Versus CLAIBORNE PARISH POLICE JURY AND CLAIBORNE PARISH SHERIFF Eleventh Court of Appeals

French was housed at the CPDC while awaiting trial on drug and
firearm charges. On February 18, 2014, French pled guilty to distribution of
cocaine and was sentenced to nine years at hard labor. He remained at the
CPDC as an inmate of the Louisiana Department of Safety and Corrections
following his conviction and sentencing.
According to Assistant Warden John Goodwin, t... More...
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IMMANUEL GERALD DEAN MITCHELL v. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Early on the morning of May 4, 2015, officers with the Shawnee Police Department responded to a 911 call from a citizen stating that a red car had crashed through her fence and into a tree in her backyard. Inside this car, the officers found John Columbus unresponsive and slumped over in the driver's seat with a fatal bullet wound to his back.
¶4 The evidence showed that Columbus had driven to... More...
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Experian Information Solutions, Inc. v. Nationwide Marketing Services, Inc. District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

The novel federal question in this appeal is whether lists
of names with addresses are copyrightable when they are the
product of a sophisticated process to ensure accuracy and
utility. In other words, whether such lists are more like a
telephone book, that the Supreme Court has held lacks any
creative spark, or more like Joyce’s Ulysses that changed the
course of 20th cent... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JOSEPH BLEA Convicted rapist Joseph Blea, left, is taken into custody after being sentenced to 36 years by District Court Judge Judith Nakamura on Monday.

On November 2, 1988, A.W. (Victim 1), who was 13 years old, went to her
15 home after school where an unknown man wearing a ski mask was lying in wait,
16 armed with a knife. The man vaginally penetrated Victim 1, and then forced her into
17 the bathroom. After securing the bathroom door so Victim 1 could not escape, the
18 unknown man fled. Victim 1 was taken to the hospital, whe... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. TEOFILO TINEO-GONZALEZ United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

Charged with importation of controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute, and conspiracy, 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 846, 952(a), and 963, Teofilo Tineo-Gonzalez ("Tineo") pled guilty unconditionally after the start of trial. He now appeals his conviction, arguing that prior to his plea the district court erred in denying his motion to suppress certain incriminating statements... More...   $0 (06-28-2018 - PR)

FRANKLIN KINGLANDS JOHNSON, I I I vs STATE OF FLORIDA

"Every person accused of [a] crime has a right to have counsel to aid him in his defense . . . ." Cutts v. State, 45 So. 491, 492 (Fla. 1907) (quoting Barnes v. Commonwealth, 23 S.E. 784 (Va. 1895), overruled in part by Council v. Commonwealth, 94 S.E. 245 (Va. 1956)). This right attaches at a critical stage of the proceedings, and the defendant—if unrepresented—must be informed of this right an... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Dexter Octavius Parker

In June of 2011, a Coffee County Grand Jury indicted Defendant for attempted first degree murder in Count One, “aggravated domestic assault” in Count Two, and especially aggravated kidnapping in Count Three. A jury trial commenced on October 1, 2013. On the first day of trial, the trial court sought clarification on Count Two of the indictment. Count Two of the indictment stated:
THE GRAND ... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Nehad Sobhi Abdelnabi

This case arises from the kidnapping and assault of the victim, Naser Ferwanah, by the Defendant and co-defendant, Lowi Fathi Akila, on February 1, 2012. On September 18, 2012, the Knox County Grand Jury indicted the Defendant on two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault, and one count of aggravated burglary. The Defendant’s case proceeded to trial in Novem... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - TN)

Robert M. Kowalski v. Shauna Boliker Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Robert Kowalski is dissatisfied with his
treatment by judges and sheriff’s personnel during his divorce
proceedings. He especially accuses an Illinois judge,
Shauna Boliker, of engaging in extrajudicial efforts designed
to prejudice the state court against him and in favor of her best
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friend, Kowalski’s wife. While Kowalski’s allegations are troubling,More...
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Jennifer DiPerna v. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Jennifer DiPerna was a student pursuing a master’s degree in clinical psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a pri-vate, non-profit institution. After TCSPP disciplined DiPerna for posting an image to her personal Instagram account that TCSPP considered offensive, DiPerna filed this lawsuit alleg-ing breach of contract and negligence.
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The year af... More...
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Adrian Durden Appellant -v– State of Indiana

Adrian Durden’s first trial for murder resulted in a hung jury. He was tried a second time for murder along with eight drug-related charges. Just under two hours after the jury had begun its deliberations, one of the jurors—Juror 12—sent a note to the court requesting to be excused from service because she “[could] not agree quickl[y] on the charges [or] come to a decision on the charges.” Appella... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - IN)

Trump, President of the United States, et al. v.Hawaii, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, foreignnationals seeking entry into the United States undergo a vetting process to ensure that they satisfy the numerous requirements for admission. The Act also vests the President with authority to restrict the entry of aliens whenever he finds that their entry “would be detrimental to the interests of the United States.” 8 U. S. C. §1182(f). Relying on... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

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