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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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)

United States of America v. Graham Scott Criglow

Victoria, TX - Anderson Man Sentenced for Smuggling Orangutan Skulls

A professional reptile breeder has entered a guilty plea to smuggling two orangutan skulls into the country from Indonesia.

Graham Scott Criglow, 39, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge John D. Rainey. Criglow was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and must serve three years of probation.

“One of... More...
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United States of America v. Charles F. Hubbard

Ex-Auburn, Georgia, Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Extortion and Drug Trafficking Charges

ATLANTA - Charles F. Hubbard has pleaded guilty to extortion and drug trafficking conspiracy charges. The defendant was an officer with the Auburn, Georgia, Police Department who used his law enforcement position and his patrol car to intercept and steal drugs and money.

“Hubbard assisted d... More...
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State of North Dakota v. Curtis Vernon Francis

Francis and another man, Michael Dax, were collecting signatures near the Jamestown Civic Center, a designated polling place, on voting day. They were doing so in an effort to get an initiated measure regarding environmental concerns placed on the next ballot. While they were collecting signatures, it began to rain. They moved under a canopy covering an entrance to the polling place. They continue... More...   $0 (07-28-2016 - ND)

United States of America v. MST Mineralien Schiffahrt Spedition Und Transport GMBH ("MST")

Minneapolis, MN - German Shipping Company Pleads Guilty to Covering Up Illegal Dumping of Oily Waste Water into Great Lakes

Owners of Cornelia required to pay $1 million criminal sanction; $200,000 earmarked for protection of Lake Superior and Lake Superior Watershed

United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the guilty plea of MST MINERALIEN SCHIFFAHRT SPEDITION UND TRANSP... More...
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STEPHANIE GRAY & others1 vs. ATTORNEY GENERAL & another

The common core standards were developed
in 2009 as part of a State-led initiative that included
governors and commissioners of education from forty-eight
States, two territories, and the District of Columbia working as
members of the National Governors Association Center for Best
Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers. The
purpose of the initiative... More...
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Bogertman v. Attorney General of Massachusetts

In this appeal, we decide whether the Attorney
General properly certified an initiative petition that seeks to
amend G. L. c. 23K to authorize the Gaming Commission
(commission) to award one additional license for a slot machine
parlor. Article 48 of the Amendments to the Massachusetts
Constitution, which governs the process for presenting proposed
laws directly to M... More...
   $0 (06-29-2016 - MA)

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