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Cecil Daughtrey Jr. and Patricia A. Daughtrey v. Luis E. Rivera, II Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this case, Cecil and Patricia Daughtrey filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition for the sole purpose of preventing the sale of their property in a public auction to be held pursuant to a state court judgment that foreclosed the mortgage on the property. After the public auction was automatically stayed under 11 U.S.C. § 362(a), the trustee of the bankruptcy estate and the judgment creditor, 72 Pa... More...   $0 (07-31-2018 - FL)

Marnika Lewis, et al. v. Governor of Alabama, et al. Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

For a single day in February 2016, Marnika Lewis and Antoin Adams secured a pay raise. The Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, William Bell, had just affixed his signature to Birmingham Ordinance No. 16-28, which guaranteed Lewis, Adams, and all other wage earners in the city $10.10 per hour. But the following afternoon, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed the Minimum Wage and Right-to-Work Act (The ... More...   $0 (07-31-2018 - AL)

Oscar Peredia v. HR Mobile Services, Inc.

This appeal addresses the circumstances under which a safety consultant retained
by a California employer owes a duty of care to the employer’s workers. California
recognizes the common law theory of negligent undertaking, which is described in
section 324A of the Restatement Second of Torts (section 324A). Our Supreme Court set
forth the five elements of a negligent undertaking ca... More...
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Jonathan Edward Cessac v. The State of Texas

On September 13, 2012, Cessac pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child. The trial court placed Cessac on deferred adjudication community supervision for ten years. The community-supervision order included several terms and conditions, including that Cessac not commit any offense against the laws of Texas and that he abstain from the use of any controlled substance. As part of his community s... More...   $0 (07-30-2018 - TX)

Marcia Eisenhour v. Weber County, et al. District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Plaintiff Marcia Eisenhour worked for 24 years as a court administrator for the Weber County Justice Court. In 2008, when her supervisor was Judge Craig Storey, the only judge of that court, she complained to the county attorney about sexual harassment by Storey. The matter was referred to Utah’s Judicial Conduct Commission, which found no misconduct. Eisenhour then went public in 2009, and the pr... More...   $0 (07-30-2018 - UT)

Blake Aaron Byers v. The State of Texas

Byers and K.R. (Kara)4 had a long friendship that developed into an
intimate dating relationship. By August 2016, their relationship became strained
because she discovered that he was “sleeping with two other girls.”
One morning that month, she drove to his house to drop off her belongings
because she planned to return there after work and to spend the night. When
she a... More...
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Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. Chino Valley Unified School, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Establishment Clause serves intertwined purposes, pertaining to individual freedom and the democratic nature of our system of government. The Clause protects “the individual’s freedom to believe, to worship, and to express himself in accordance with the dictates of his own conscience.” Wallace v. Jaffree, 472 U.S. 38, 49 (1985). It likewise ensures that the government in no way acts to make be... More...   $0 (07-29-2018 - CA)

Angel Mendez and Jennifer Lynn Garcia v. County of Los Angeles, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On remand from the United States Supreme Court we are tasked with deciding whether the unlawful entry into a residence by two sheriff’s deputies, without a warrant, consent, or exigent circumstances, was the proximate cause of the subsequent shooting and injuries to the plaintiffs. We hold that it was, permitting a federal claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. We also hold that the plaintiffs have an inde... More...   $4000000 (07-29-2018 - WA)

In re Abelino Manriquez on Habeas Corpus

Petitioner Abelino Manriquez filed an original habeas corpus petition in
this court seeking relief from his multiple murder convictions and death sentence.
We issued an order to show cause with respect to petitioner’s claim that
prejudicial juror misconduct occurred when a juror did not timely disclose a
history of childhood abuse.
After an evidentiary hearing, the referee foun... More...
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Hope Angelic White v. United States of America Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO - Jury Finds in Favor of ATF Agent in Civil Suit

A federal jury in St. Louis returned a verdict today in favor of a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) agent who was accused of using excessive force in shooting into a vehicle during an undercover operation in 2012. Myron Pollard of St. Louis was killed in the incident and his mother was seeking $6 million in damages... More...
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. SHAWN RAYNARD ROSS

On February 17, 2017, the Brule County Grand Jury indicted Shawn Ross on one count of third-degree burglary in violation of SDCL 22-32-8 and one count of intentional damage to property in violation of SDCL 22-34-1(2). Ross pleaded not guilty. Thereafter, the State and Ross entered into a plea agreement. At a hearing on May 16, 2017, pursuant to the plea agreement, Ross pleaded guilty to third-d... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - SD)

STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. ANTHONY BLAS YEPEZ

Jeannie “Anna” Sandoval was raised by George Ortiz (Victim), her adoptive
14 mother’s boyfriend. In 2012, Sandoval and her boyfriend, Defendant, were living
15 with Victim. According to Sandoval’s testimony at trial, Victim was often angry and
16 would fight with her. The tension between Sandoval and Victim would escalate when
17 they were drinking alcohol, and although the anger w... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JONATHAN GLEN TURNER, AKA J.T., AKA Jon Turner, AKA Jon G. Turner, AKA Jonathan G. Turner

This appeal arises from two criminal convictions for separate fraud schemes. The two cases will be referred to as the “2009 case” and the “2012 case,” corresponding to when indictments in the cases were issued. As a result of Turner’s behavior, both cases had circuitous routes to trial, marked by the defendant’s requests for multiple continuances, his complaints about and changes to his counsel ... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - CA)

United States v. Jon Hartman

This case revolves around a facet of life familiar to any American who receives a paycheck: tax withholding. Federal law requires employers to withhold taxes from their employees’ wages to account for the income, Social Security, and Medicare taxes each individual owes. Known as “payroll taxes” or “trust fund taxes,” they represent an essential means by which the federal government collects tax... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - )

STACI SCONIERS v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

This case arises from a car accident that occurred on January 6, 2016, in Newark, New Jersey, between a car driven by Sconiers and a vehicle owned by USPS. About two weeks after the accident, Sconiers submitted an administrative tort claim form to USPS seeking damages for injuries that she claimed she suffered in the accident. Approximately seven months later, by letter dated July 14, 2016,... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - NJ)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KAMEL LAMBUS, AKA Kamel Angevine, AKA K, AKA Kamel Angenevine, STANLEY FULLER, AKA Wardy, AKA Webo

Lambus and Fuller are accused of being leaders and organizers of a
16 group of individuals that referred to itself as the Paper Chasing Goons or POV City
1 and was a drug trafficking organization (or the "DTO"). Beginning in 2015, Lambus
2 and Fuller, along with 10 others, were indicted principally on charges of conspiring
3 to distribute and possess with intent to distribute hero... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - NY)

Christopher Wise a/k/a Christopher Dontarius Wise a/k/a Christopher D. Wise v. State of Mississippi;

On the night of January 25, 2015, in Jackson, Mississippi, Marcus Ware testified that
he received a call from Brown asking to buy drugs. Ware told Brown to come to his
apartment and purchase the drugs from Wise. Brown came to the apartment, bought ecstasy
pills and marijuana from Wise, and then left the apartment. Later, Brown called Ware
complaining that the pills were not effe... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - MS)

Darin Ford v. United States Postal Service Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Fresno, CA - Darin Ford sued the United States Postal Service on a federal tort claims act personal injury auto negligence theory.... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - CA)

Meryl Squires-Cannon, et al. v. Forest Preserve District of Cook County, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, has been trying to acquire a 400-acre estate in Barrington after the owners defaulted on a mortgage and note held by the Forest Preserve. The Forest Preserve foreclosed and then bought the property at the foreclosure auction. The original owners have expressed their opposition by filing five lawsuits of their own, in addition to raising af-fir... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - IL)

State of Tennessee v. Larry Allen Stumbo

This case arises from the Defendant breaking into the victim’s home and raping her at gunpoint, following which he stole a television set and forced her into her vehicle and drove her to a nearby gas station. The Defendant was observed by law enforcement driving the victim’s stolen vehicle after he dropped her off at the gas station; when officers pursued the Defendant, hefailed to yield and, aft... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Jon R. Hartman Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

After Jon Hartman and Dan Ott co-founded Spectrum Tool & Design, they divvied up management responsibilities. Ott was supposed to handle the company’s payroll taxes, a task that required him to withhold federal taxes from employees’ wages and send the money to the Internal Revenue Service on a regular basis. When Spectrum encountered financial difficulties, however, Ott failed to pay the taxes sev... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - MI)

Whole Woman's Health v. Charles Smith Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

This is an emergency appeal from an extraordinary discovery order by the district court to a religious body. The court compelled document production of the group’s internal communications despite its status as a non-litigant and its voluntary furnishing of substantial discovery materials. Because the trial date looms, and with the benefit of full briefing from both parties, we elect to consolidate... More...   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

Sheila Honore v. United States of America Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

New Orleans, LA - Sheila Honore sued the United States of America on a Federal Tort Claims Act personal injury, auto negligence theory.... More...   $0 (07-24-2018 - LA)

Navajo Nation Northern Edge Navajo Casino v. The Honorable Bradford J. Dalley, et al. District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Appellants, the Navajo Nation and its wholly-owned government
enterprise the Northern Edge Navajo Casino (together, the “Tribe” or “Nation”),
entered into a state-tribal gaming compact with New Mexico under the Indian
Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”), 25 U.S.C. §§ 2701–2721. The Tribe agreed
not only to waive its sovereign immunity for personal-injury lawsuits brought by
visi... More...
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Linda K. Rushton v. United States of America; Cintas Corporation No. 2 District of South Carolina Federal Courthouse - Columbia, South Carolina

Linda K. Rushton, and Kenneth Rushton appeal the district court’s order granting summary judgment to the Defendants in the Rushtons’ tort action related to Linda Rushton’s slip and fall on a floor mat at a post office. On appeal, the Rushtons argue that the court erred in granting summary judgment based on its finding that the United States and Cintas Corporation No. 2 (“Cintas”), who provided the... More...   $0 (07-24-2018 - SC)

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