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Interlocutory Appeal Law
 
In the Matter of the Marriage of Carolyn Clark Kennedy and Donald Ray Clark Sr. and Donald Ray Clark Jr.

This appeal is brought by appellants Donald Ray Clark, Sr., and his son, Donald
Ray Clark, Jr., complaining of a judgment entered in favor of appellee Carolyn Clark
Kennedy. We affirm in part and reverse and remand in part.
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FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
Donald Sr. had four children, including Donald Jr., and they resided at 2511 7th
Street, Galena Park, Texas. In May ... More...
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Linaker Charlemagne vs. The State of Florida

Linaker Charlemagne was convicted of one count of first-degree murder
with a firearm (discharging a firearm resulting in death) and one count of
attempted first-degree murder with a firearm (discharging a firearm resulting in
great bodily harm). The trial court imposed concurrent sentences of life
imprisonment. Pursuant to section 775.087(2)(a)3, Florida Statutes (2009) (the ... More...
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MUSTAFA A. ABDULLA vs STATE OF FLORIDA

The charges against Appellant stem from an incident late at night at a convenience store. According to the State,1 Appellant was in the store when he pulled a concealed firearm from his waistband and waved it around. Appellant stated that he wanted to kill or shoot someone that night, pointed the gun at a store employee, and later ordered both customers and employees alike out of the store. Bas... More...   $0 (07-06-2017 - FL)

KENNETH WHITTAKER vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Kenneth Whittaker appeals the sentence imposed after the trial court revoked his probation. We reverse and remand for the trial court to: (1) hold a new sentencing hearing and make the necessary written findings under section 948.06(8)(e), Florida Statutes (2015); (2) strike the $400 public defender fee without prejudice to the fee being reimposed on remand after the proper procedure is followed;... More...   $0 (07-06-2017 - FL)

TASHEEM T. DAVIS vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Tasheem Davis appeals his conviction and sentence for one count of robbery with a firearm and one count of burglary of an occupied conveyance while armed with a firearm. Both offenses stemmed from a single criminal episode during which Appellant possessed, but did not discharge, a firearm. Appellant was sentenced to fifteen years with a ten year mandatory minimum for the robbery charge, and five... More...   $0 (07-06-2017 - FL)

BENJAMIN B. STALKER v. STATE OF FLORIDA Sex Offender

Benjamin B. Stalker challenges his convictions for numerous child sexual abuse charges and raises six issues, all of which we affirm. However, we write to explain why the defendant’s appeal of the state’s reliance on different factual theories to prove one of the sexual battery counts cannot be raised for the first time before this court.

The state charged Stalker with, among other of... More...
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MARCUS JAMAL JERRY vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Early one morning, a convenience store was robbed. One man first cased the store to see who was present. After he left, two men, masked and armed, entered. Inside, the two masked men shot and killed two customers, shot at but missed two employees, and stole money from the register. When the two men returned to their vehicle, they drove away.

During law enforcement’s investigation o... More...
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CHAUNCEY DAVIS v. STATE OF FLORIDA

When he was seventeen years old, Chauncey Davis tendered a nolo contendere
plea to charges of attempted robbery with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery with a
deadly weapon, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon,
and fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer at a high speed or with
wanton disregard. The trial court accepted the pl... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Brian Garwood COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT NASHVILLE

The Appellant was indicted on five counts of forgery, five counts of passing a forged instrument, one count of theft of property valued between $1,000 and $10,000, and one count of theft of property valued under $500. On April 11, 2016, the Appellant entered a guilty plea to three counts of forgery, a Class E felony, and the remaining charges were dismissed. At the guilty plea hearing, the State... More...   $0 (07-06-2017 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Demarco Cortez Taylor COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT NASHVILLE

Brittany Lovell, the victim, identified Defendant as the man who broke into her home on March 27, 2014. Defendant voluntarily came into the police precinct after the offense. After waiving his Miranda rights, Defendant was interviewed by police from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. Defendant was subsequently indicted by the Davidson County Grand Jury for aggravated robbery, aggrava... More...   $0 (07-06-2017 - TN)

GARY HAWKINS v. STATE OF TENNESSEE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT JACKSON

The victim in this case, S.I., was the 18-month-old daughter of Shamira Ivory, who lived with Defendant at the time of S.I.’s death. Shamira Ivory was pregnant with S.I. when she moved to Memphis from Atlanta in December, 2006. Ms. Ivory testified that while living in Georgia, she gave birth to a son who was removed from her custody at the age of six months due to Ms. Ivory’s lack of stability a... More...   $0 (07-06-2017 - TN)

Joseph Petitpas v. Ford Motor Company

Plaintiffs Marline Petitpas1 and Joseph Petitpas sued Ford
Motor Company, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Rossmoor
Corporation,2 and others, alleging that exposure to asbestos
caused by these defendants resulted in Marline’s mesothelioma.
Motions for summary adjudication were granted before trial,
narrowing the claims against Exxon and Ford. During trial, the
court granted nonsuit... More...
   $0 (07-06-2017 - CA)

Cheryl Johnson a/k/a Cheryl Angrum v. Citimortgage, Inc.

Cheryl Johnson a/k/a Cheryl Angrum (Johnson) appeals the trial court’s judgment awarding possession of a property to CitiMortgage, Inc., which foreclosed a lien on the property. In two issues, Johnson contends CitiMortgage did not have standing to obtain a judgment of possession and that the trial court abused its discretion because there was a factual issue of title and it did not have jurisdicti... More...   $0 (07-05-2017 - TX)

State of Tennessee v. Anthony Jerome Miller IN THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT KNOXVILLE

On July 20, 2015, the Greene County Grand Jury returned a presentment that charged the Defendant with sexual exploitation of a minor by possessing more than fifty images, a Class C felony. The Defendant subsequently filed a motion to suppress evidence obtained by the State in the search of his residence and his verbal statements to police, arguing that the search warrant was not issued upon the a... More...   $0 (07-05-2017 - TN)

James L. Dowell, III v. State of Tennessee IN THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE AT NASHVILLE

This case arises from a December 10, 2008 robbery at Ace Market in Davidson County, Tennessee, during which one of the employees, Lindergh Thompson (“the victim”), was shotthree times, resulting in his death. For his participation in the robbery, the Petitioner, along with Rivera L. Peoples and Brian I. Moreland, was indicted on charges of first degree felony murder, attempted second degree murder... More...   $0 (07-05-2017 - TN)

Brian Dunkley v. State of Tennessee Nashville man sentenced for plotting to kill wife

The murder-for-hire plot came to light when Herman Marshall told law enforcement that his brother-in-law, co-defendant Donte Chestnut, had approached him with an opportunity to make $10,000 for committing a murder. State v. Brian Dunkley, No. M2012-00548-CCA-R3-CD, 2014 WL 2902257, at *1 (Tenn. Crim. App. June 25, 2014) perm. app. denied (Tenn. Nov. 20, 2014). The victim of the murder was to be ... More...   $0 (07-05-2017 - TN)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - BARRY A. FRIDLEY

On November 19, 2014, appellant was driving northbound on State Route 132
when he failed to negotiate a curve and drove left-of-center, causing him to strike and kill the
oncoming driver. The passenger of that vehicle also sustained serious injuries.
{¶ 3} Emergency medical personnel responded to the scene. Initially, appellant did
not appear to be breathing and was "unarou... More...
   $0 (07-05-2017 - OH)

Penobscot Nation v. Janet T. Mills, et al.

The Penobscot Nation (the
"Nation") filed suit in federal court against the State of Maine
and various state officials (the "State Defendants"), claiming
rights as to a 60-mile stretch of the Penobscot River, commonly
known as the "Main Stem." The United States intervened in support
of the Nation. Private interests, towns, and other political
entities, whom we shall call th... More...
   $0 (07-05-2017 - ME)

STATE OF OHIO, - vs - STEVEN A. HAGER

On August 1, 2016, the Preble County Grand Jury returned an indictment
charging Hager with one count of aggravated possession of drugs in violation of R.C.
2925.11(A)(C)(1)(b) and one count of tampering with evidence in violation of R.C.
2921.12(A)(1), both third-degree felonies. The charges stemmed from allegations Hager
possessed a bulk amount of methamphetamine following hi... More...
   $0 (07-05-2017 - OH)

Tustin Field Gas & Food, Inc. v. Mid-Century Insurance Company

This case involves a question of insurance coverage: When
has a building or part of a building “collapsed” if that term is left
undefined in an insurance policy? The gas station owner in this
case demanded that its insurance company pay up when the
fiberglass sheath of one of its underground gasoline storage tanks
split after resting on a rock for 16 years. On cross-motions for... More...
   $0 (07-05-2017 - CA)

In the Matter of T.C. Wichita County Courthouse - Wichita Falls, Texas

Appellant T.C. appeals the trial court’s order authorizing forced administration of psychoactive medication. In two issues, he contends that the evidence is insufficient to support the requirements for such an order under section 574.106 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. See Tex. Health & Safety Code Ann. § 574.106 (West 2017). We affirm.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.

Background Facts... More...
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In the Matter of T.C.

Appellant T.C. appeals the trial court’s order authorizing forced administration of psychoactive medication. In two issues, he contends that the evidence is insufficient to support the requirements for such an order under section 574.106 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. See Tex. Health & Safety Code Ann. § 574.106 (West 2017). We affirm.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
2
Background Fact... More...
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Mattie Halley v. Honeywell International Inc., PPG Industries, Inc.

This is an appeal from the approval of a settlement of a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3) class action arising out of hexavalent chromium contamination in Jersey City,
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New Jersey. The class action was brought on behalf of property owners in several neighborhoods in Jersey City whose homes were allegedly contaminated by byproducts disposed of at two chromium chemical manufacturing... More...
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United States of America v. Jose Flores

Jose Ricardo Flores appeals his sentences for illegal reentry into the United States and violating a condition of his supervised release. He contends that the district court, which incorrectly believed that it lacked the authority to run the sentences concurrently, erred by imposing consecutive sentences for the offenses. For the reasons that follow, we AFFIRM.
I.
Flores pleaded guilty to ... More...
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United States of America v. Ramiro Montoya-De La Cruz

Ramiro Montoya-De La Cruz (“Montoya”) challenges his sentences for illegal reentry and violation of the terms of his supervised release on the ground that the district court plainly erred by failing to provide him an opportunity to allocute before pronouncing his sentences. We AFFIRM.
I.
Montoya was convicted of illegal entry in 2012 and illegal entry after deportation in 2012 and in 2013,... More...
   $0 (07-03-2017 - TX)

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