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HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
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Ricky Griffitts vs. Old Republic Insurance Company, BNSF Railway Company, and James M. Campbell Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

Appellant Ricky Lee Griffitts (“Griffitts”) was rear-ended by James Campbell (“Campbell”), an employee of BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”), in Springfield, Missouri. Campbell was driving a BNSF company vehicle and was intoxicated at the time of the collision. Numerous lawsuits ensued, including the instant equitable garnishment action that Griffitts filed against BNSF and its insurer, Old Republic (c... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - MO)

United States of America v. Michael Jams Hembry Glass Office Floor Mats

Florence, SC - Florence Resident Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Manufacturing and Passing Counterfeit Money

Michael James Bembry, age 28, of Florence, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court in Florence to charges arising out of South Carolina and Pennsylvania. The South Carolina charges were for conspiracy to manufacture and pass counterfeit money, in violation of Title 18, Uni... More...
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Enrique Arochi v. The State of Texas

Paulina Petrosky and the victim in this case, Christina Morris, were friends from Allen
High School. Petrosky graduated in 2010, one year after Morris, and the two had remained friends.
Petrosky, an account manager for an insurance company, lived in an apartment complex located
at the Shops at Legacy in Plano, Texas, a mixed-use residential and commercial property with
shops,... More...
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State of Vermont v. Liana M. Roy Vermont Supreme Court

The central question in this case is whether a parent may be
convicted of custodial interference under 13 V.S.A. § 2451 for interfering with the custody of the
Department for Children and Families (DCF) in the absence of a court order specifying the
schedule and limitations of the parent’s visitation. Defendant Liana Roy was convicted of
custodial interference for taking her ... More...
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SpecialtyCare IOM Services, LLC (“SpecialtyCare,” or “Appellee”) and Medsurant Holdings, LLC (“Holdings”) and Medsurant, LLC (together with Holdings, “Medsurant,” or “Appellants”) are direct competitors in the intraoperative
neurophysiologic monitoring services(“IOM”)industry. IOM services are typically used for patients undergoing operations related to the nervous system, or procedures that... More...
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Mitchell Hartman (“Hartman”) appeals his rape conviction and assigns the following
errors for our review:
I. The admission of other acts evidence pursuant to Evid.R. 404(B) was an abuse of discretion and did not constitute harmless error.

II. The trial court committed reversible error by including the flight and minimal force instructions, which cause[d] substantial prejudic... More...
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United States of America v. Larry Lazell Bolden Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Davenport, IA - Davenport Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Distribution

Larry Lazell Bolden admitted to distributing heroin involved in overdose deaths

On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Larry Lazell Bolden, age 50, of Davenport, appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Stephen B. Jackson, Jr. and pleaded guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance Resulting in Death.

Ac... More...
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United States of America v. Calvin Anthony Miller Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - St. Louis Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Sex Trafficking

A St. Louis, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court on July 2, 2018 to his role in a sex trafficking conspiracy.

Calvin Anthony Miller, also known as “Cerius Blacc,” 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 17 years and 6 months in federal prison without parole. In addition to the cons... More...
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On June 23, 2015, officers Chance Bailey and Jacob Harlow of the Ellinwood Police Department were searching for Dannebohm who had an outstanding arrest warrant. That evening, law enforcement received a tip that Dannebohm was at Tracy's apartment in Ellinwood. In fact, Dannebohm had arrived at Tracy's apartment that morning carrying a blue cooler as Tracy was leaving to run errands.

No o... More...
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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)

Kevon George vs. The State of Florida

The defendant was charged with and convicted of: the first-degree murder
of Steven Velez (“Velez”) committed with a deadly weapon and with a
premeditated design and/or while engaged in the perpetration of a robbery and/or a
kidnapping (Count I); the kidnapping of Jose Manuel Martinez (“Martinez”) with a
firearm (Count II); the attempted armed robbery of Velez (Count III); fals... More...
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Kohner Properties, Inc. v. Latasha Johnson Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

Latasha Johnson appeals a judgment entered in favor of Kohner Properties, Inc., in a rent-and-possession action. She argues the circuit court erroneously barred her from asserting the implied warranty of habitability as an affirmative defense and counterclaim because she remained in possession of the premises without depositing her unpaid rent to the circuit court in custodia legis, which is “trad... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - MO)

United States of America v. Jesus Gerardo Ledezma-Cepeda Northern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Jesus Ledezma-Cepeda (“Ledezma”) and Jose Cepeda-Cortes (“Cepeda”) appeal their convictions of interstate stalking and conspiracy to commit mur-der for hire. Cepeda appeals his conviction of tampering with documents or proceedings. Cepeda

to sever his case for trial, and Ledezma objects to evidentiary rulings. Discern-ing no error, we affirm.


Ledezma was a memb... More...
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United States of America v. John Galanis, a/k/a "Yanni," Devon Archer and Bevan Cooney Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

New York, NY - Three Convicted In Manhattan Federal Court For The Fraudulent Issuance And Sale Of More Than $60 Million Of Tribal Bonds

JOHN GALANIS, a/k/a “Yanni,” DEVON ARCHER, and BEVAN COONEY were each convicted today of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and securities fraud, following a five and half week trial before U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams.

Mr. Khuzami said: ... More...
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When a police officer stops a vehicle for a traffic infraction, a seizure occurs under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution while the officer addresses the reason for the stop. Whren v. United States, 517 U.S. 806, 809-10, 116 S. Ct. 1769, 135 L. Ed. 2d 89 (1996); City of Atwood v. Pianalto, 301 Kan. 1008, 1011, 350 P.3d 1048 (2015). Usually such encounters begin when the vehicl... More...   $0 (06-28-2018 - KS)

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)

James M. Meese v. State of Tennessee

The Petitioner’s guilty pleas were the result of different offenses committed between June 2012 and November 2014. According to the prosecutor’s recitation of facts at the plea colloquy, on July 18, 2012, the sister of fifteen-year-old Victim 1 discovered Victim 1 and the twenty-six-year-old Petitioner, both shirtless, in a bed together. Victim 1 disclosed that she and the Petitioner had sexual ... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - TN)


An ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim may be reviewed on direct
appeal only if the record is sufficient to resolve the claim; otherwise, it is preserved
for postconviction-relief purposes. See State v. Straw, 709 N.W.2d 128, 133 (Iowa
2006). The record here is sufficient to resolve Cordero’s claim. We review claims
of ineffective assistance of counsel de novo. See Stat... More...
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Lourdest T. Archblod-Garrett and David L. Garrett v. New Orleans City, Metro Durr Group Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Without prior notice, the City of New Orleans demolished a building
along the IH-10 service road that plaintiffs had recently purchased at a tax
sale. Yet two days before the demolition, the City actually cancelled the Code
Enforcement lien on the property, which it obtained after sending notices only
to the owner from 18 years earlier. When the Garretts objected to the
demolit... More...
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On May 1, 2018, Respondents/Proponents Dr. Tom Coburn, Brooke McGowan, and Ronda Vuillemont-Smith (collectively, Proponents) timely filed Referendum Petition No. 25, State Question No. 799 (the petition) with the Oklahoma Secretary of State. The petition seeks to refer HB 1010xx, passed by the 56th Legislature of the State of Oklahoma during its second special session, to the people of Oklahoma fo... More...   $0 (06-24-2018 - OK)


John B. Koop appeals his conviction and sentence for attempted second-degree murder. The parties are well acquainted with the events that led to this conviction so we need not recount them here. We move directly to Koop's three claims of error: (1) this charge should have been dismissed because the State violated his right to a speedy trial; (2) he should get a new trial because the district co... More...   $0 (06-23-2018 - KS)


On October 30, 2010, Riffe went to a bar called Grand Slam that was attached to a Ramada hotel. There, he met C.H. Events from that night led to Riffe's conviction of aggravated sexual battery. C.H. and Riffe have different accounts of what occurred. We include both of their accounts and a description of the events that took place after the police became involved.

C.H.'s description More...
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This case takes us to the intersection of an allegedly wrongful arrest and  detention on a material witness warrant, the Fourth Amendment, and qualified  immunity. Plaintiff Alexina Simon brought this action in the United States District  Court for the Eastern District of New York (Vitaliano, J.) under 42 U.S.C. § 1983,  claiming that a state prosecutor and two police officers falsely arrested and... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - )

United States of America v. Ramon Cobena Duenas United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

After trial by jury, Ramon Cobena Duenas was convicted of conspiring to exchange counterfeit currency, and dealing in counterfeit currency, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 371 and 473. On appeal, Cobena Duenas challenges his convictions, claiming that the government failed to prove he knew the transaction involved counterfeit United States currency. After review, we affirm.
The essential f... More...
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