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STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. DEQUAN MCKETHAN

The defendant, Dequan McKethan, appeals from the judgments of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of murder in violation of General Statutes § 53a-54a, carrying a pistol without a permit in violation of General Statutes§ 29-35 (a), and possession of narcotics in violation of General Statutes § 21a-279 (a). On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court improperly granted the state’s mo... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

State of Tennessee v. Roger Reed

A Shelby County Criminal Court jury convicted the defendant of the November 1, 2014 first degree murder and especially aggravated robbery of the victim, Don Smith.
The evidence adduced at the defendant’s trial established that the victim’s partially-clothed body was discovered in a wooded area in Memphis by a man walking his dog. An autopsy established that the victim suffered a single gunsho... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. FRANK L. HERRINGTON

On November 9, 2016, Herrington was named in a four-count indictment charging
him with two counts of rape, and one count each of complicity to commit rape and kidnapping.
The case was tried to the bench and the following evidence was presented.
{¶3} In the late evening of November 15, 1996, the victim, who was nine-months
pregnant, left her sister’s house after a cookout and... More...
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United States of America v. Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Midland, Texas

Midland, TX - Former Presidio County Commissioner Enters Guilty to Federal Bribery Related Charge

Former Presidio County Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez admitted to defrauding the citizens of Presidio County by taking bribes while in office in return for his support and vote on a County contract.

Appearing before United States District Judge David Counts, Herna... More...
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United States of America v. David Klimenko Eastern District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - New Orleans, Louisiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Louisiana Revised Statutes § 14:122 criminalizes “the use of violence, force, or threats” on any public officer or employee with the intent to influence the officer’s conduct in relation to his position. Travis Seals threatened police when arrested; he facially challenges Section 14:122 as unconstitutionally overbroad in violation of the First Amendment. The district court agreed with
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STATE OF OHIO vs. HOWARD LESTER

In February 2017, Lester was charged in a 20-count indictment, along with the
following three codefendants: his sister, Sonya Cammon (“Cammon”), Robert Shepard
(“Shepard”), and Vernell Jordan (“Jordan”).1 Lester was charged in 11 of those counts. The
charges against him included four counts of felonious assault (Counts 1-4), two counts of having
a weapon while under a disab... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. RONALD J. REED

In May 2016, Reed was charged with one count each of felonious assault, abduction, and domestic violence. These charges arose out of a physical altercation with his girlfriend. {¶3} In August 2016, Reed pled guilty, pursuant to a plea agreement with the state, to attempted felonious assault, abduction, and domestic violence. At the outset of the plea hearing, the assistant county prosecu... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- MATTHEW D. RAUSENBERG

On March 11, 2015, Detective Jason Campbell of the Delaware County
Sheriff's Office received a referral from the Columbus Police Department relative to the
sexual assault of a juvenile. Detective Campbell met with the juvenile on March 12, 2015.
{¶3} The sixteen year-old female juvenile (N.J.) stated she had been sexually
assaulted by her teacher while a student at Olentangy Ar... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. JERMAR W. WHITE

Jermar W. White was convicted after a bench trial in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor (10 or more years older than the victim), pandering obscenity involving a minor, two counts of trafficking in persons, and two counts of compelling prostitution in furtherance of human trafficking. White was acquitted of two additional charges. The trial co... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JERRY V. RAMEY, JR.

This case arises from the March 21, 2016, death of Earl Davis, Jr. Davis
was in his home located on Strand Avenue in Dayton when he was strangled to death by
Ramey. Ramey was indicted on one count of murder (proximate cause aggravated
burglary) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count of murder (proximate cause felonious
assault) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count o... More...
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Reginald Blackburn v. State of Indiana

During the relevant period, Blackburn and C.W. were in a romantic relationship and lived together in Mishawaka. On April 29, 2017, C.W.’s sister called the Mishawaka Police Department to request a welfare check on C.W. Officer Andrew Silveus was the first officer at the scene, and he observed Blackburn and C.W. arguing. Officer Glenn Roach arrived at the scene. He spoke with C.W. in the c... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - IN)

Jeffrey Fairbanks v. State of Indiana

Yolanda Rivera and Fairbanks were the parents of Janna, who was born in February 2015. Yolanda, Fairbanks, Janna, and Yolanda’s two other daughters—thirteen-year-old A.G. and eleven-year-old E.M.—lived at Maison Gardens, an apartment complex at 42nd Street and Post Road in Indianapolis. In May 2015, they moved to a nearby house on Candy Apple Boulevard. Yolanda, Fairbanks, and Janna slept... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - IN)

State of Iowa v. Mejdil Ahmetovic

The following facts can be gleaned from the suppression record. Officer
Wilshusen is an officer in the Des Moines Police Department’s narcotics unit. On
June 3, 2016 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Wilshusen received information from a
confidential informant1 that Ahmetovic would be in a “black Volkswagen vehicle” in
a particular McDonald’s restaurant parking lot at approximately... More...
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United States of America v. Andrew Michael Nolan Eastern District of Virginia - Federal Courthouse - Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria, VA - Former Subcontractor on Dulles Metrorail Project Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

A Florida man pleaded guilty on August 3, 2018 to conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with the extension of the Silver Line, also known as Phase II of the Dulles Metrorail Project.

According to court documents, Andrew Nolan, 28, was the Quality Control Manager for a subco... More...
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U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, L.L.C. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale, LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC, d/b/a Big Sky International, appeal the district judge’s order granting a motion to reconsider a predecessor district judge’s order which had granted Defendants’ petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act. See 28 U.S.C. § 2679(b). The Westfall... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - NC)

STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ANTOINE GREEN

On January 14, 2016, a Jefferson Parish Grand Jury returned A True Bill indicting defendant, Antoine Green, for aggravated rape of a juvenile in violation of La. R.S. 14:42 (Count 1), and aggravated burglary in violation of La. 14:60 (Count 2). Defendant pled not guilty to both charges on January 26, 2016. On August 24, 2016, following a competency hearing, defendant was found competent to... More...   $0 (08-03-2018 - LA)

Luis Castruita v. The State of Texas

This case arises from an early morning shooting that took the life of Efren Gonzalez. On
March 22, 2014, Efren and two of his friends, Matthew Scarbrough and Ernesto Sapien, were at a
bar celebrating another friend’s birthday. They left the bar when it closed, and proceeded to walk
home. As they crossed a street, they saw an on-coming silver mini-van. By Matthew’s account,
... More...
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United States ex rel. Karin Berntsen v. Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Los Angeles, CA - Prime Healthcare Services and CEO to Pay $65 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., Prime Healthcare Foundation, Inc., and Prime Healthcare Management, Inc. (collectively Prime), and Prime’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Prem Reddy, have agreed to pay the United States $65 million to settle allegations that 14 Prime hos... More...
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Jarrod Michael Taylor v. The State of Texas Sexual assault of a child MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

The State filed nine separate indictments against Taylor for his improper sexual
relationship with Tara Jones’ fourteen-year-old daughter, Cindy Jones.2 In his consolidated trial,
Tara testified that she discovered Cindy’s relationship with thirty-two-year-old Taylor when she
confiscated Cindy’s cell phone and read several lewd text-message exchanges between Taylor and
her chi... More...
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Mary E. Jones v. Danita Sorenson

Despite the prevalence of “do-it-yourself” manuals and television shows, most
homeowners eventually decide that some home repairs or maintenance would best be
done by hiring someone to do the work. Inevitably, some workers are injured. There are
sometimes confusing rules about when a homeowner is liable for injuries to workers on
the property, either in tort or under the workers’ c... More...
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Christopher Mielo and Sarah Heinzl v. Steak 'N Shake Operations, Inc. Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In this class action lawsuit, two disability rights advocates have sued Steak ’n Shake under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Alleging they have personally experienced difficulty ambulating in their wheelchairs through two sloped parking facilities, these Plaintiffs seek to sue on behalf of all physically disabled individuals who may have experienced similar difficulties at Steak ’n Sh... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

Joel Doe, et al. v. Boyertown Area School District, et al. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This appeal requires us to decide whether the District Court correctly refused to enjoin the defendant School District from allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with the students’ gender identities as opposed to the sex they were determined to have at birth. The plaintiffs—a group of high school students who identify as being the same sex they were de... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CARLTON WILLIAMS

The underlying facts are uncontested. During an investigation that began as early as November 2012, a Drug Enforcement Administration task force officer learned that Williams bought heroin in Detroit, Michigan, which he packaged and sold in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The officer subsequently placed a GPS tracker on Williams’s car and monitored his movements for approximately one month. On Januar... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

Michael Clayton vs State of Florida

During the fall of 2015, Union County Sheriff’s Office Deputy John Whitehead received information from an anonymous source that Clayton was growing marijuana inside his residence. Deputy
Whitehead then received information from the Clay Electric Cooperative regarding the power usage in Clayton’s home, which revealed that the power usage of Clayton’s home was four times higher than the normal ... More...
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TYLER JAMES REED v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

This court summarized the facts underlying the Petitioner’s convictions in the Petitioner’s direct appeal opinion as the following:
This case involves the October 30, 2009 shooting death of Dickey Lassiter at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee. [The Petitioner] was arrested for the murder of the victim after being found in possession of a twelve-gauge shotgun while in a vehicle parked in the... More...
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