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Johnson v. State Of Texas

Harris was a longtime employee of a Fina Whip-In convenience store located in Garland. On Sunday, May 20, 2012, Harris opened the store at 7:00 a.m. Videotape from the store's surveillance cameras showed appellant entering the store a few minutes later, carrying a cigarette lighter and a bottle containing what was later determined to be lighter fluid. Appellant walked around the sales count... More...   $0 (11-27-2015 - TX)

State Of Kansas v. Robinson

The State charged Appellant with multiple offenses related to the murders of six women. The murders constituted parts of a common scheme or course of conduct. Appellant was sentenced to death for his convictions for two counts of capital murder. On appeal, Appellant raised nineteen general claims of reversible error covering the entire trial proceedings, as well as a variety of sub-claims. The Sup... More...   $0 (11-27-2015 - KS)

Xerox Corp. v. United States

Cross-motions for summary judgment before the court concerning an entry of two “pre-clean dicorotron high voltage power supply” units imported through the Port of New York in year 2004 dispute the customs duty classification thereof under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (“HTSUS”).1 The parties agree that the power
supplies are static converters covered by heading 8504 (“[e... More...
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United States of America v. Albrecht

The appellant was convicted, pursuant to his pleas, of disobeying a lawful order, carnal knowledge, sodomy, and indecent acts with females under 16 years of age, in violation of Articles 92, 120, 125 and 134, UCMJ, 10 U.S.C. §§ 892, 920, 925, 134. He avers on appeal that the evidence is legally insufficient to support his conviction of both specifications of committing indecent acts with 15-year... More...   $0 (11-24-2015 - ND)

Commonwealth v. Chappell

On January 20, 2011, Stephanie Moulton, a
residential counsellor at a mental health facility in Revere,
was killed while she was at work. The defendant, a resident of
the facility, was charged with her murder. Principally at issue
at the defendant's subsequent jury trial was his mental state at
the time of the killing; the defendant presented a defense of
lack of cr... More...
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John E. Robinson, Sr., was charged with multiple offenses related to the murders of six women—killings that constituted parts of a common scheme or course of conduct whereby Robinson would lure women to Johnson County with offers of employment, travel, and other benefits; exploit them sexually, financially, or otherwise; kill them and dispose of their bodies in a similar manner; and engage in vari... More...   $0 (11-21-2015 - KS)


On August 15, 2014, Rio Tinto plc ("Plaintiff' or "Rio Tinto") filed an Amended
Complaint ("Complaint") against Vale S.A. ("Vale"), Benjamin Steinmetz ("Steinmetz"),
BSG Resources Limited and related entities ("BSGR"), Mahmoud Thiam ("Thiam"),
Frederic Cilins ("Cilins"), and Mamadie Toure ("Toure"). 1 Rio Tinto, a leading
1 The Complaint identifies BSG Limited Resources as "who... More...
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United States of America v. Donald Wayne Lamoureaux

Fort Smith, AR - Missouri and Arkansas Physician Sentenced to 15 Years for Online Sexual Enticement of a Child

Donald Wayne Lamoureaux, age 69, of Hardy, Arkansas, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and ten years of supervised release on one count of Coercion and Enticement of a Minor. The Honorable P.K. Holmes, III presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States Distr... More...
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United States of America v. Travis Javier Cruz

Salt Lake City, UT - Cruz Sentenced To 198 Months In Federal Prison After Pleading Guilty To Possession Of Methamphetamine - 73.8 Pounds Of Meth Were Intended For Distribution In Utah

Travis Javier Cruz, age 38, of the Salt Lake City area, who traveled to California in October 2014 to pick up 73.8 pounds of methamphetamine from a supplier destined for distribution in Salt Lake City, will ... More...
   $0 (11-19-2015 - UT)

United States of America v. Jared S. Fogle

Indianapolis, IN - Jared S. Fogle sentenced to 188 months in prison in child pornography case

Jared S. Fogle after being convicted of distributing and receiving child pornography and traveling in interstate commerce to engage in unlawful commercial sex acts with minors. Fogle, 38, of Zionsville, Indiana, was sentenced to 188 months (15 ½ years) in federal prison by U. S. District Judge T... More...
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Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd v. Heritage Bank of Central Illinois

Around April 2008, Burke Engineering entered into an agreement with Glen Harkins (Harkins). Pursuant to the agreement, Burke Engineering was to survey a tract of land that Harkins was interested in purchasing and to draft and record a plat of subdivision for the property. At the time the agreement was entered into, the property was owned by Carol Schenck. Glen and Carol Harkins (the Harkinses) bou... More...   $0 (11-19-2015 - IL)

United States of America v. Travis Javier Cruz

Salt Lake City, UT - Cruz Sentenced To 198 Months In Federal Prison After Pleading Guilty To Possession Of Methamphetamine - 73.8 Pounds Of Meth Were Intended For Distribution In Utah

Travis Javier Cruz, age 38, of the Salt Lake City area, who traveled to California in October 2014 to pick up 73.8 pounds of methamphetamine from a supplier destined for distribution in Salt Lake City, will ... More...
   $0 (11-19-2015 - UT)

United States of America v. Jermaine Harris

San Diego, CA - Jury Convicts Member of San Diego Counterfeiting Operation

Jermaine Harris of San Diego was convicted by a federal jury yesterday of manufacturing and passing counterfeit currency following a one-week trial before U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo.

A federal jury deliberated less than one day and found Harris guilty of one count of Counterfeiting and Forgin... More...
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STATE Of South Dakota v. THOMASON

In 2014, this Court vacated Kenneth Dale Thomason Jr.’s (Ken)
conviction of aggravated theft by deception. State v. Thomason, 2014 S.D. 18, 845
N.W.2d 640. We held that the State failed to prove all the elements of the offense.
Id. ¶ 30. After we vacated his conviction, the State charged Ken with two counts of
forgery in violation of SDCL 22-39-36 and SDCL 22-3-3 (aid and a... More...
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This protest poses four principal questions. First, did the somewhat imprecise identification of the business entity in MPG’s proposals invalidate the contract award to MPG? Second, were MPG’s “business references” proper sources of past performance data for MPG? Third, did DeCA rate and weigh the past performance data for MPG and IDI as required by the evaluation scheme set forth in the solici... More...   $0 (11-18-2015 - DE)

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Brett A. Cooper

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey awarded summary judgment and entered a final judgment in favor of the SEC against defendants Brett A. Cooper, Global Funding Systems LLC, Dream Holdings, LLC, Fortitude Investing, LLC, Peninsula Waterfront Development, LP, and REOP Group Inc. The Court found that Cooper conne... More...   $0 (11-15-2015 - NJ)

USF&G v. Ashley Reed

On July 12,2011, Plaintiff United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company ("USF&G")
filed a complaint against Defendants Ashley Reed Inc. ("Ashley Reed"), Scott Ressler, James
Ressler (collectively, the "Ashley Reed Defendants"), Fendi Adele, S.r.l., Fendi S.r.l, and Fendi
North America, Inc. (collectively, "Fendi"), seeking a declaratory judgment that three liability
insurance po... More...
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Shortly after the conclusion of the AFC Championship Game on January 18, 2015, senior
NFL officials undertook an extensive (reportedly $3+ million) investigation into the
circumstances surrounding the use by the Patriots of seemingly under-inflated footballs during
that game's first half. On January 23,2015, the NFL publicly announced that it had retained
Theodore V. Wells, Jr.... More...
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Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo

Plaintiffs Dale Sharp, et al., filed a "Class Action and Representative Action Complaint" against Defendant Tyson Foods, Inc., on February 6, 2007. Dkt. # 2. Plaintiffs bring two claims against Tyson: (1) a class action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 for Tyson's alleged violations of the Iowa Wage Payment Collection Law (IWPCL), and (2) a collective action under 29 U.S.C. § 216(b) for Ty... More...   $0 (11-14-2015 - DC)

Chuc Nguyen, et al v. American Commercial Lines, L.L.C.,

On July 23, 2008, a collision occurred on the Mississippi River in the Port of New Orleans between the M/V TINTOMARA and Barge DM-932, causing oil to discharge from the barge into the river. See Gabarick v. Laurin Mar. (Am.) Inc., 753 F.3d 550, 551–52 (5th Cir. 2014) (discussing the same oil spill at issue in this case). Following the discharge, the oil traveled downriver and entered various bod... More...   $0 (11-13-2015 - LA)

State of Tennessee v. Felix Hall

On May 22, 2012, the police stopped appellant while he was driving a stolen Freightliner tractor-truck. In the truck‟s cab, the police found a box of partially frozen chicken breasts in a box labeled “Wendy‟s.” The police learned that a Wendy‟s restaurant had recently been burglarized. Based on this conduct, the grand jury indicted
appellant for theft of property valued b... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Steven Morgan

Michael Steven Morgan, an attorney and politician, appeals from a bribery
conviction. See 18 U.S.C. § 666. As he would have it, the evidence was insufficient to
convict and the jury was not properly instructed on specific intent. Not only that, but he
should have a new trial because the government failed to disclose tacit agreements with a
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witness. The government’s cross-... More...
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State Of Kansas v. Robinson

A constitution-based claim for venue change can arise under a theory of presumed or actual prejudice. Presumed prejudice occurs when pretrial publicity is so pervasive and prejudicial that there can be no expectation of an unbiased jury pool in the community. In deciding whether to presume prejudice under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, an appellate court considers seven fac... More...   $0 (11-09-2015 - KS)

United States of America v. Bridenstine

On the evening of Friday, 14 December 2013, the alleged victim, Seaman Recruit (SR) CW, assigned to Naval Base Guam, was socializing in town with her friend, Corporal (Cpl) DR. During the course of the evening, SR CW drank a shot of whiskey at their hotel before walking with Cpl DR to three bars. At the first and second bars SR CW drank a total of two cocktails, a shot of whiskey, and a beer.1 ... More...   $0 (11-07-2015 - DC)

United States of America v. Ricky Jermaine Atkins and Sandra Simon

Miami, FL - Former Staff Mentor at Florida Keys Children’s Shelter Convicted of Child Sex Trafficking

A former staff mentor at the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter, a residential facility in Tavernier, Florida, was convicted today of child sex trafficking, following a three-week jury trial before United States District Court Judge Marcia G. Cooke.

Ricky Jermaine Atkins, 29, of Key... More...
   $0 (11-06-2015 - FL)

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