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Lisa Fleming v. Mark Vargos, Honorable Craig Pfeifle, Lynne A. Valenti District Court Dakota Federal Courthouse - Rapid City, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and tribal members Madonna
Pappan and Lisa Young brought this action against various South Dakota officials
under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. They challenged procedures used in proceedings brought by
the State to remove children temporarily from their homes in exigent circumstances.
The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants were engaged in on... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - SD)

In the Interests of J.D.P., J.L.T., and T.K.C., Minor Children. MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Mother is the biological mother of J.D.P., J.L.T., and T.K.C. Each child has a different father. In this appeal we are only concerned with the issue of the termination of Mother's rights. The record is extensive but a brief overview of the proceedings is helpful to an understanding of the issues on appeal. J.D.P., J.L.T., and T.K.C. were all adjudicated to be CINC in separate legal proceedings ... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - KS)

COMMONWEALTH vs. RICHARD GARDNER MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

We are called upon once again to determine the scope of persons who the Commonwealth may lawfully seek to commit as sexually dangerous persons under G. L. c. 123A. 2 General Laws c. 123A, § 12 (b), authorizes the Commonwealth to file a petition to civilly commit a "prisoner or youth" deemed likely to be a "sexually dangerous person" (SDP), as that phrase is defined in G. L. c. 123A, § 1. "Pr... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

Richard Sander v. State Bar of California

Appellants and petitioners Richard Sander and the First Amendment Coalition
(Petitioners) challenge the trial court’s denial of their petition for writ of mandate seeking
to obtain information from the State Bar of California’s bar admissions database.
Specifically, Petitioners seek individually unidentifiable records for all applicants to the
California Bar Examination from 1972 t... More...
   $0 (09-16-2018 - CA)

State of Oklahoma v. Devin Warren Sizemore

McAlester, OK - Jury Convicts Father of Murder for Drowning Daughter in Baptism

The State of Oklahoma charged Devin Warren Sizemore, age 23, with:

1. MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE - 21 O.S. 701.1

2. BATTERY/ASSAULT & BATTERY ON POLICE OFFICER

The State charged by Defendant drowned his 2-year-old daughter Emily in a pond in Choctaw Park in Krebs, Oklahoma on ... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Kenneth McLay District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

Bangor, ME - Old Town Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

Kenneth McLay, 46, of Old Town, Maine, pleaded guilty on September 10, 2018 in U.S. District Court to distribution and possession of child pornography.

According to court records, the defendant obtained sexually explicit videos of a minor from the internet and uploaded some of these videos... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - ME)

United States of America v. Jared Peterson District of New Hampshire Federal Courthouse - Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH - Dalton Man Sentenced to Prison for Fentanyl Trafficking

Jared Peterson, 28, of Dalton was sentenced on Tuesday to serve five years in prison for possessing fentanyl with intent to distribute.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on March 18, 2017, after a drug investigation, law enforcement officers from the Franconia, Sugar Hill, ... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - NH)

Amanda Kondrat'Yev v. City of Pensacola, Florida United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Pensacola, Florida

The City of Pensacola, Florida appeals a district court decision ordering it to remove a 34-foot Latin cross from a public park on the ground that the City’s maintenance of the cross violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Having concluded that we are bound by existing Circuit precedent, we find ourselves constrained to affirm.
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The pertinent facts are undisputed. In 1941, th... More...
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United States of America v. Dillon McCandless District of Idaho Federal Courthouse - Pocatello, Idaho

Pocatello, ID - Blackfoot Man Sentenced to 105 Months in Prison for Sage Hill Casino Robbery

Dillon McCandless, 28, of Blackfoot, was sentenced on August 31, 2018 to 105 months in prison for the July 2017 robbery of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes’ Sage Hill Casino, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced. Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill also ordered that McCandless serve five years ... More...
   $0 (09-11-2018 - ID)

Willie D. Triplett v. State of Mississippi

On August 31, 2016, Investigator Ralph Sciple of the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department received a phone call from Gerald Beam, the owner of a local pawn shop. Beam told Sciple that a black man had just tried to pawn a Mantis tiller. Beam suspected that the tiller was stolen, although the record does not indicate why Beam was suspicious. Beam gave Sciple the tag number for the vehicle that the... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - FL)

Richard Sander v. State Bar of California

Appellants and petitioners Richard Sander and the First Amendment Coalition
(Petitioners) challenge the trial court’s denial of their petition for writ of mandate seeking
to obtain information from the State Bar of California’s bar admissions database.
Specifically, Petitioners seek individually unidentifiable records for all applicants to the
California Bar Examination from 1972 t... More...
   $0 (09-07-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Aris Jaramillo District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Non-Indian Man Residing on Laguna Pueblo Sentenced for Federal Child Abuse Conviction

Aris Jaramillo, 36, a non-Indian man residing in the Village of Encinal, in the Pueblo of Laguna, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to one year of probation for his conviction on a child abuse charge.

Jaramillo was arrested in Aug. 2017, on a crim... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Gregory J. Darr Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, OH - Former Coshocton Public Housing Director Pleads Guilty to Embezzling HUD Funds

The former Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) has pleaded guilty in a federal public corruption case.

Gregory J. Darr, 64, of Coshocton, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today to embezzling more than $431,000 f... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - OH)

NARRAGANSETT INDIAN TRIBE, acting by and through the Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office v. RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION; ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION; RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND HERITAGE COMMISSION MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

We take the facts as described by the Tribe in its complaint. See Ocasio-Hernández v. Fortuño-Burset, 640 F.3d 1, 5 (1st Cir. 2011). The Tribe's grievance stems from an agreement reached between the Tribe and state and federal agencies under the auspices of the National Historic Preservation Act, 54 U.S.C. § 300101 et seq. (the "NHPA" or the "Act"). The NHPA requires federal agencies over... More...   $0 (09-05-2018 - RI)

Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Rhode Island Department of Transportation, et al. District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Narragansett Indian Tribe (the "Tribe") appeals the district
court's dismissal of its complaint against a handful of federal and
Rhode Island agencies concerning a highway bridge reconstruction over
historic tribal land. At base, the Tribe contends that the state of
Rhode Island broke a promise made to the Tribe. Because this is not
the type of claim federal courts may... More...
   $0 (09-01-2018 - RI)

United States of America v. Dylan Millhausen Federal Courthouse - District of Columbia

Washington, DC - Jury Finds Texas Man Guilty of Aggravated Assault With Hate/Bias-Crime Enhancement

Defendant Beat Sikh Man Wearing a Turban

Dylan Millhausen, 26, of Houston, Texas, has been found guilty by a jury of aggravated assault, with a hate-crime enhancement, for beating an Indian Sikh man two years ago in Northwest Washington.

The verdict was returne... More...
   $0 (08-31-2018 - DC)

United States of America v. Matthew Lane Durham Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Matthew Durham appeals his convictions and sentence on four counts for illicit
sex with minors in Kenya after travelling there from the United States. This opinion
addresses the following eight issues presented for appellate review.
1. Is 18 U.S.C. § 2423(c), the statute on which the convictions
were based, unconstitutional on its face and as applied to Mr.
Durham because it ex... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Ricki A. Mahkimetas, Jr. Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Keshena Man Sentenced to 200 Months in Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child on Menominee Indian Reservation

Ricki A. Mahkimetas, Jr. (age: 25), of Keshena, was sentenced on August 22, 2018 to 200 months in prison and 20 years of supervised release after a conviction for Abusive Sexual Contact on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The sentence was the result of a Jun... More...
   $0 (08-27-2018 - WI)

A.L. v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, US, Inc. Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

This is a consolidated appeal of 30 separate lawsuits. Most plaintiffs-appellants are individuals with severe autism. Defendant-appellee is Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. (“Disney”), a division of The Walt Disney Company.
In separate lawsuits, plaintiffs filed claims alleging that Disney, at six of its theme parks, fails to accommodate their disabilities, in violation of Title III of t... More...
   $0 (08-21-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Jerry Johnson, Jr. District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Navajo Man from Shiprock Sentenced to 161 Months in Prison for Second-Degree Murder Conviction

Defendant Prosecuted as Part of Federal Initiative to Address the Epidemic Incidence of Violence Against Native America Women

Jerry Johnson, Jr., 57, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Shiprock, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Albuquer... More...
   $0 (08-20-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Shaun Herley District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Phoenix, AZ - Jury Convicts Inscription House Man for Violent Conspiracy and Carjacking

Shaun Hurley, 39, of Inscription House, Ariz., was convicted by a jury on all charges, including conspiracy, carjacking, robbery, and assault with a dangerous weapon. The jury also found Hurley guilty of three counts of using, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in a crime of violence. Hurley wil... More...
   $0 (08-19-2018 - AZ)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.

In 2006 the late Delbert Wheeler, Sr., a lifelong-enrolled member of the Yakama Nation in Washington State, purchased “80 acres of trust property . . . from the Yakama Nation Land Enterprise, the agency of the Yakama Nation which is charged with overseeing the maintenance of real property held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Yakama Nation and its members.” Wheeler then opened... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - WA)

United States of America v. Jeffrey Ray Townsend Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Collinsville Man Sentenced To 30 Months in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Jeffrey Ray Townsend, 52, of Collinsville, to 30 months in prison followed by 5 years supervised release. He will also have to register as a Sex Offender. The Court also imposed a mandatory Special Assessment of $5,100. Townsend pleaded guilty on May 8, 2018, to one count of accessing with in... More...
   $0 (08-16-2018 - OK)

Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States of America Eastern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Muskogee Oklahoma Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town (“AQTT”) appeals several orders entered in
favor of the United States, the Secretary and Associate Deputy Secretary of the U.S.
Department of the Interior (“DOI”), the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the
Treasury, and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (the “Creek Nation”). Exercising
jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, we affirm.
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AQTT is a fed... More...
   $0 (08-13-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Thomas James Adams District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Umatilla Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Federal Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact with Minor

Thomas James Adams, 23, of La Grande, Oregon, was sentenced on August 2, 2018 to 37 months in federal prison for sexually abusing a minor victim on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

According to court documents, in September 2015, Adams, then 20 years old, visited the 9-year-... More...
   $0 (08-09-2018 - OR)

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