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T.D. v. Kelcey Patton United States Court of Appeals - Denver, Colorado

T.D. sued Kelcey Patton under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violating his right to
substantive due process. He relies on a “danger-creation theory,” which provides that
“state officials can be liable for the acts of third parties where those officials created the
danger that caused the harm.” Currier v. Doran, 242 F.3d 905, 917 (10th Cir. 2001)
(quotations omitted).1
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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Jennifer Medzie

Clearfield, PA - Jury Convicts Woman On Murder Charge

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged Jennifer Medzie, age 22, with first-degree murder for killing Sophia Hoffman in 2013. The victim died from multiple traumatic brain injuries on November 15, 2013.

The Defendant was living with girl and her father, Cody Lauder. She was alone with Baby Sophia when she was injured.
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Josh Norris v. Karry Causey Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals - New Orleans, Louisiana

This is yet another case that has its roots in the devastation Hurricane Katrina wreaked on New Orleans. Resilient as the city is, it swiftly began to rebuild. That effort presented attractive opportunities for investors and developers looking to turn a profit. This case involves one such opportunity that went sour.
This lawsuit that followed resulted in a bench trial. One of the defendants ap... More...
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PGA West Residential Association, Inc. v. Hulven International, Inc.

In its lawsuit against Hulven International, Inc. (Hulven) and various other
defendants, PGA West Residential Association, Inc. (PGA West) alleged defendant
Dempsey Mork1 tried to fraudulently insulate the equity in his condominium from
creditors by naming Hulven, a sham corporation entirely owned and controlled by Mork,
as the beneficiary of a deed of trust and note, and by later ... More...
   $0 (08-10-2017 - CA)

In the Matter of the Application of Adrian Franklin Hatfield, a minor, for the Rights of Majority

Tulsa, OK - In the Matter of the Application of Adrian Franklin Hatfield, a minor, for the Rights of Majority

Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
Chapter 4 - Procedure to Confer Rights of Majority
Section 91 - District Court Authority

Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
Chapter 4 - Procedure to Confer Rights of Majority
Sectio... More...
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United States of America v. Nicholas Abram Slatten

Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Evan Liberty
and Dustin Heard (defendants) were contractors with
Blackwater Worldwide Security (ABlackwater@), which in 2007
was providing security services to the United States State
Department in Iraq. As a result of Baghdad shootings that
injured or killed at least 31 Iraqi civilians, Slough, Liberty and
Heard were convicted by a jury of ... More...
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Christine Koper, as Public Conservator, etc. v. K.W.

The Sonoma County Public Conservator (Conservator) petitioned under the
provisions of the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS Act) (Welf. & Inst. Code, 5000
et seq.)
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for appointment as conservator of the person for appellant K.W. The petition
alleged K.W. was gravely disabled due to a mental disorder, unable to provide for his
basic needs for food, clothing, or shelter, and... More...
   $0 (08-03-2017 - CA)

Zenovida Love, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011), the Supreme Court reversed the certification of a nationwide class of female Wal-Mart employees claiming gender discrimination. Thereafter, the unnamed plaintiffs in Dukes filed new actions seeking certifications of regional classes. The Appellants, a group of would-be class members of one of these regional class actions, appeal the district ... More...   $0 (08-03-2017 - FL)

Sara J. Foster v. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

1 Defendant, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi), appeals the judgment of
the trial court in favor of plaintiffs, Sara J. Foster, surviving widow of John C. Foster, and
Jacob C. Foster, Nicholas C. Foster, Cody J. Foster, Chad L. Foster, and Ian A. Foster by Sara
J. Foster, their mother and guardian (collectively hereinafter Sara), to enforce an arbitration
award o... More...
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Talmadge Baker v. Italian Maple Holdings, LLC

Marlene Baker LaBerge, a 73-year-old woman, was a resident and patient of a 24-
hour skilled nursing facility owned by Italian Maple Holdings, LLC dba La Paloma
Healthcare Center (La Paloma). Approximately a week after LaBerge arrived at the
facility, La Paloma's staff presented LaBerge with two arbitration agreements that
Pub?
Yes No
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included language required by Cod... More...
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Talmadge Baker v. Italian Maple Holding, LLC


Marlene Baker LaBerge, a 73-year-old woman, was a resident and patient of a 24-
hour skilled nursing facility owned by Italian Maple Holdings, LLC dba La Paloma
Healthcare Center (La Paloma). Approximately a week after LaBerge arrived at the
facility, La Paloma's staff presented LaBerge with two arbitration agreements that
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included language required by Code of Civil Proc... More...
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United States of America v. Leon Zinder Federal Courthouse - New York, New York

New York, NY - Queens Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Stolen Artwork From Prominent New York Collection

LEON ZINDER pled guilty to the interstate sale of stolen property in connection with his theft and attempted sale of more than a dozen works of art. ZINDER pled guilty on July 20, 2017 in Manhattan federal court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn.

Acting U.S. Attorney Jo... More...
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Gayle S. Cummings v. Jennifer Dessel

Defendants Jennifer Dessel and her daughter, Emily Seal, were half-owners of an
investment property; plaintiff Gayle S. Cummings owned the other half. After disputes
arose, Cummings sued seeking partition of the property. Following a bench trial, and
over the objection of Dessel and Seal, the court ordered partition of the property by the
appraisal methodthat is, each half-owner c... More...
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Donald W. Read v. Timothy W. Verboski Tarrant County Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

Appellant Donald W. Read appeals from the trial courts dismissal of his
suit brought against Appellee Timothy W. Verboski,1 a witness in the criminal trial
that resulted in Reads conviction for driving while intoxicated. Upon Verboskis
motion, the trial court dismissed Reads suit under chapter fourteen of the civil
1In Reads original petition, he incorrectly spelled Verboskis... More...
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Ashok B. Patel, Ramesh Patel, Naresh Patel, and Manilal B. Patel v. Roger Pate and Pate Development, Inc. Tarrant County Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

The resolution of this interlocutory appeal from the denial of special
appearances turns on an application of the burden-shifting standards described
in Kelly v. General Interior Construction, Inc., 301 S.W.3d 653, 65859 (Tex.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
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2010). Because the appellees in this case brought forward legally and factually
sufficient evidence in support of their... More...
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In the interest of A.O., a child

This is an appeal from an order in which the trial court, based upon the jurys
verdict, terminated the parental rights of the father of A.O. and appointed the mother
to be a possessory conservator. The father timely filed a notice of appeal and
presents one issue for this courts review. In his issue, Appellant challenges the legal
and factual sufficiency of the evidence to suppor... More...
   $0 (07-07-2017 - TX)

GEORGE H. BENNETT v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

Bennett was convicted of, among other things, violating
922(g), and the sentencing judge determined that at least three
of Bennett's prior convictions under Maine law were for an offense
that qualifies as a "violent felony" under ACCA. The sentencing
judge therefore applied ACCA's mandatory minimum fifteen-year
sentence to Bennett's 922(g) conviction. The sentencing ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- GENE R. KAAZ Rape, Sexual battery

The charges stem from allegations made by J.R., who alleged that when she
was nine years old, Kaaz began to sexually abuse her via oral, anal, and vaginal intercourse.
According to J.R., a majority of Kaaz's sexual abuse occurred on a chair in Kaaz's locked
garage. Kaaz was indicted on 14 counts of rape, sexual battery, unlawful sexual
conduct with a minor, and importuning. ... More...
   $0 (07-03-2017 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. KEVIN DASEN Sexual Assault

E.D. is Dasens biological daughter. E.D. was born in 1996 and has Aspergers
Syndrome, developmental delays, and an IQ of 81. On May 18, 2015, E.D., age 19, informed
her mother that Dasen had been sexually assaulting her for many years, with the most recent
incident occurring just the day before on May 17, 2015. E.D.s mother subsequently called the
police and took E.D. to ... More...
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Beckloff v. Amcor Rigid Plastics USA, L.L.C. The Ugly Truth About Age Discrimination

On February 27, 2012, Amcor hired Michael Beckloff, then 61, as a
production supervisor at its Bellevue, Ohio facility. Amcors human resources manager,
Thomas Hall, and its operations manager, Chris Robinson, participated in the decision to
hire Beckloff. As a production supervisor, Beckloff reported to Robinson.
{ 3} Beckloff had extensive past experience as a supervisor,... More...
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State of Minnesota vs. Josue Robles Fraga, Worthington man accused of killing 2-year-old niece to get third trial

This case arises from the death of S.R., who, with her brother, lived with Fraga, his
wife, and their four children in a mobile home in Worthington. The six children, including
2-year-old S.R., shared a bedroom. On the evening before S.R.s death, Fraga was home
with the six children while his wife was at work. Fraga picked his wife up from work
around 2:30 a.m., and the two... More...
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Frank X. Heinke, IV and Katherine H. Henke v. Preservation Homes, LLC

Tulsa, OK - Frank X. Heinke, IV and Katherine H. Henke v. Preservation Homes, LLC

Issue # 1. Issue: BREACH OF AGREEMENT - CONTRACT (CONTRACT)
Filed By: HENKE, FRANK X IV
Filed Date: 02/11/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: PRESERVATION HOMES LLC Disposed: DEFAULT JUDGEMENT, 04/12/2016. Default Judgment
Defendant: PRESERVATION HOMES LLC Disposed... More...
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Clyde Littleman, Jr. vs State of Florida Sex Offender

In the early morning hours of October 13, 2013, Appellant, age 31, engaged
in sexually-explicit online communications with an undercover officer posing as a
14-year-old girl and her uncle. Among other things, Appellant told the officer
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posing as the girl that he was going to use his tongue on her private area and then
slowly put [him]self inside [her] and . . .... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Kaylecia Woodard Female gang member found guilty in South Knox store robbery

The defendants conviction relates to the June 16, 2014 robbery of the Grocery and Tobacco Market on Maryville Pike in Knoxville. On that date, Anthony
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Smith robbed the store clerk, Mohammed Islam, at gunpoint. Mr. Islam described the offense at trial:
What actually happened is I am working and my employee called me, I was talking to them. And one guy with the bandana, he pull... More...
   $0 (06-18-2017 - IN)

In the Interest of G.L.H., a Child

Mother appeals the orders terminating her parental rights as to three of her children. She
argues the evidence is legally and factually insufficient for the trial court to have found the
termination of her parental rights was in the best interest of the children. We affirm the trial
courts judgment. Because all issues are settled in law, we issue this memorandum opinion.
TEX. R. A... More...
   $0 (06-16-2017 - TX)

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