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JORGE PEREZ-CASTILLO vs. STATE OF IOWA Iowa Court of Appeals

Jorge Perez-Castillo appeals the district court’s denial of his application for
postconviction relief (PCR), following his conviction for two counts of murder in
the first degree and two counts of attempted murder. He raises numerous claims
of ineffective assistance of counsel, as well as various constitutional claims. We
generally review PCR proceedings for correction of err... More...
   $0 (04-21-2017 - IA)

Poet, LLC v. State Air Resources Board

The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Health & Saf. Code,
§ 38500 et seq.) established the first comprehensive greenhouse gas regulatory program
in the United States. Its goal is to progressively reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990
levels by 2020. The State Air Resources Board (ARB) was charged with achieving this
goal. One of its actions was promulgating the low... More...
   $0 (04-11-2017 - )

Jerry C. Johnson and Jacob Johnson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

This appeal arises from a suit brought by Jerry C. Johnson seeking declarations
construing the terms of two insurance policies following an automobile accident in which Jerry’s
son, Jacob, a minor at the time, was injured while Jerry was driving.1 See Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem.
Code §§ 37.001–.011. Jerry sued State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, which had
issued Jerry an aut... More...
   $0 (04-06-2017 - TX)

Kevin O'Connor, et al. v. Oakhurst Dairy; Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

For want of a comma, we have
this case. It arises from a dispute between a Maine dairy
company and its delivery drivers, and it concerns the scope of
an exemption from Maine's overtime law. 26 M.R.S.A. § 664(3).
Specifically, if that exemption used a serial comma to mark off
the last of the activities that it lists, then the exemption
would clearly encompass an activity tha... More...
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JOHN P. McMANUS v. THE UNITED STATES Mr. McManus reported gambling winnings of $17,400,000 as “United States source income” for 2012.

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Pending before the court in this tax refund case are cross-motions for summary
judgment pursu... More...
   $0 (03-09-2017 - DC)

United States of America v. Deric Lostutter

Lexington, KY - Winchester Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Illegally Hacking Into Website And Lying To Federal Agents

A Winchester, Ky., man, who previously admitted to hacking and taking control of a high school sports website, to gain publicity for his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others, has been sentenced to 24 months in federal prison.

U.S. ... More...
   $0 (03-08-2017 - KY)

Luke Gannon v. State of Kansas (Kansas Public School Funding Case)

This is the fourth school finance decision involving these parties and Article 6 of the Kansas Constitution, which imposes a duty on the legislature to "make suitable provision for finance of the educational interests of the state." Kan. Const. art. 6, § 6(b). The plaintiffs filed suit in 2010 asserting that the State violated this constitutional requirement by inequitable and inadequate funding ... More...   $0 (03-03-2017 - KS)

CARLOS ERNESTO MEDINAVELASQUEZ v. JEFF SESSIONS, United States Attorney General Illegal Immigration MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa

I. INTRODUCTION
Carlos Medina-Velasquez, a native and citizen of Honduras, petitions for
review of an order by the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”). The BIA
affirmed an Immigration Judge’s (“IJ”) decision to deny Medina-Velasquez’s
*
In accordance with Fed. R. App. P. 43(c)(2), Jeff Sessions is substituted
for Loretta E. Lynch as the respondent in this action.
**Thi... More...
   $0 (03-03-2017 - )

Lillian Figueroa v. BNSF Railroad Company

Oregon requires that foreign corporations doing
business in this state appoint a registered agent to receive
service of process. ORS 60.731(1).1 The primary question
that this case presents is whether, by appointing a registered
agent in Oregon, defendant (a foreign corporation)
impliedly consented to general jurisdiction here—that is,
whether defendant consented to have Or... More...
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Maria Cazorla, et al. v. Koch Foods of Mississippi, L.L.C.

Hispanic employees of Koch Foods (“Koch”), a poultry processor, allege harassment and abuse on the job. Koch claims they made up the allegations in order to get U visas, which are available to abuse victims who assist in government investigations. The company sought discovery of any information related to the employees’ U visa applications. Plaintiffs objected, pointing out that the discovery woul... More...   $0 (02-26-2017 - MS)

United States of America v. Anshoo Sethi

Chicago, IL - Hotel Developer Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Exploiting U.S. Visa Program

A Chicago hotel developer was sentenced to three years in prison for exploiting a federal visa program to fraudulently raise capital from Chinese nationals who were seeking residency in the United States.

ANSHOO SETHI, the founder of A Chicago Convention Center LLC, purported in 2011... More...
   $0 (02-23-2017 - IL)

VICTOR ESQUIVAL SERRATO vs. STATE OF IOWA

Serrato was charged with killing Mimi Carmona, who was pregnant at the
time. Serrato and Carmona were observed arguing in the parking lot of a bar in
Muscatine, Iowa, on October 21, 2006. Carmona’s body was found in Illinois on
October 22. Serrato was convicted of first-degree murder, in violation of Iowa
Code section 707.2 (2005), and nonconsensual termination of a human More...
   $0 (02-22-2017 - IA)

SUNDUS SALEH V. GEORGE BUSH

Plaintiff Sundus Shaker Saleh sues several individuals who served as high-ranking officials in the administration of President George W. Bush. Plaintiff claims that the former officials conspired to engage in, and did engage in, a war of aggression against Iraq and that, in doing so, they violated the “law of nations” within the meaning of the Alien Tort Statute (“ATS”), 28 U.S.C. § 1350. The di... More...   $0 (02-13-2017 - CA)

Sudus Shaker Saleh v. George W. Bush, et al.

Plaintiff Sundus Shaker Saleh sues several individuals
who served as high-ranking officials in the administration of
President George W. Bush. Plaintiff claims that the former
officials conspired to engage in, and did engage in, a war of
aggression against Iraq and that, in doing so, they violated the
“law of nations” within the meaning of the Alien Tort Statute
(“ATS”), 28... More...
   $0 (02-12-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. John Ray James

Tulsa, OK - Dewey Man Pleads Guilty To $8.2 Million K2 Conspiracy

John Ray James of Dewey, pleaded guilty before United States District Judge Claire V. Egan to his role in a conspiracy related to the purchase and sale of $8.2 million of synthetic cannabinoids, also known as K2, at three retail smoke shops in Tulsa, Owasso and Claremore in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371.

At his chang... More...
   $0 (01-26-2017 - OK)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. NIZAR BEN ABDELAZIZ TRABELSI, ALSO KNOWN AS NIZAR BEN ABDELAZIZ TRABELSI, ALSO KNOWN AS ABU QA'QA

Nizar Trabelsi is a Tunisian national convicted in Belgium for a variety of crimes, including attempting to destroy a military base. While Trabelsi was serving his sentence for his convictions in Belgium, a grand jury in the United States indicted Trabelsi with various conspiracy and terrorism offenses. The United States requested that Belgium extradite Trabelsi. Trabelsi challenged that reques... More...   $0 (01-25-2017 - DC)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, APPELLEE v. NIZAR BEN ABDELAZIZ TRABELSI, ALSO KNOWN AS NIZAR BEN ABDELAZIZ TRABELSI, ALSO KNOWN AS ABU QA'QA

Nizar Trabelsi is a Tunisian national convicted in Belgium for a variety of crimes, including attempting to destroy a military base. While Trabelsi was serving his sentence for his convictions in Belgium, a grand jury in the United States indicted Trabelsi with various conspiracy and terrorism offenses. The United States requested that Belgium extradite Trabelsi. Trabelsi challenged that reque... More...   $0 (01-17-2017 - DC)

Michael Ray Senn v. The State of Texas

In his first issue, Senn argues that the evidence is insufficient to trigger the
statutory enhancement under section 22.011(f). Specifically, Senn argues that
there is no evidence that he was engaged in a bigamous relationship with
Brenda.
A. Standard of Review
In our due-process review of the sufficiency of the evidence, we view all of
the evidence in the light mo... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Jennifer Murray Jewell

The Defendant‟s conviction was based on a series of thefts, allegedly amounting to over $372,000, committed between 2004 and 20091 against her employer. Between 2001 and 2009, the Defendant served as the office manager of Wilson and Associates Engineering and Surveying, P.C. (“Wilson and Associates”), a family-run company engaged primarily in highway construction and surveying in a multi-st... More...   $0 (01-08-2017 - TN)

German Donaldo Rivera-Coca v. Loretta E. Lynch

The petitioner, German Donaldo Rivera-Coca, is a Honduran national. He seeks judicial review of a final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), which denied his application for asylum and withholding of removal. Concluding, as we do, that the BIA's order is supported by substantial evidence, we deny the petition.

I. BACKGROUND

We rehearse the facts as recounted by the p... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. ITEMS OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED AND/OR POSSESSED BY MIKE CHILINSKI Case No. - 2016 MT 280

In 2011, state authorities successfully prosecuted and incarcerated Chilinski for
cruelty to animals. Crucial to that prosecution was the Jefferson County Sheriff’s search
of Chilinski’s four parcels of property, including his residence, for evidence relating to
his inhumane treatment of dogs. That search, conducted pursuant to a warrant, revealed
not only an unlawful and cr... More...
   $0 (11-09-2016 - MT)

United States of America v. Trey Joseph Frederick

Beaumont, TX - Jefferson County Man Sentenced for Killing Whooping Cranes

A 19-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has been sentenced for federal wildlife violations.

Trey Joseph Frederick pleaded guilty on May 23, 2016 to a violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and was sentenced to five years of federal probation. As part of his probation, Frederick is prohibited from owning or p... More...
   $0 (10-30-2016 - TX)

State of Washington v. Mouad Aimane Elbou

Seattle, WA - Jury Finds Man Not Guilty Of Abducting His Son

The State of Washington charged Mouad Aimane Elbou, age 33, with first-degree custodial interference for keeping his son from his mother in 2010.

Docket:

Sub Docket Date Docket Code Docket Description Misc Info
- 08-12-2011 Case Setting Info
- 08-12-2011 COMMENT ENTRY
ACTION
Exp... More...
   $0 (10-20-2016 - WA)

GARY MARTIN V. STEPHEN O'DANIEL AND MIKE SAPP V. STEPHEN O'DANIEL AND BOBBY MOTLEY V. STEPHEN O'DANIEL

Stephen O'Daniel is a retired Kentucky State Police (KSP) officer. He was
employed by the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet as Executive Director of the
Office of Investigations when he purchased what was purportedly a 1974
Chevrolet Corvette. After discovering that the vehicle was actually a 1975
Corvette, O'Daniel sought the assistance of Detective Riley of KSP's stolen
... More...
   $0 (09-26-2016 - IN)

United States of America v. Coleman Virgil Slade, Dewayne Slade and Don Durrett

Hattiesburg, MS - Three Plead Guilty to Importing White-Tailed Deer in Mississippi

Coleman Virgil Slade, 70, of Purvis, Mississippi, Don Durrett, 72, of Aspermont, Texas, and Dewayne Slade, 44, of Purvis, Mississippi, pled guilty on August 31, 2016, to conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act by importing live white-tailed deer into Mississippi.

Coleman Virgil Slade pled guilty to a f... More...
   $0 (09-13-2016 - MS)

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