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The People of the State of Colorado v. Curtis A. Brooks

This case presents the question of whether Colorado’s recently enacted
sentencing scheme for juvenile offenders who received unconstitutional mandatory
sentences to life in prison without the possibility of parole (“LWOP”) violates the
Special Legislation Clause of the Colorado Constitution. We conclude that it does not.
¶2 Based on acts that Brooks committed when he was fifte... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JEANNE ROEPER, a/k/a JEANNA ROEPER MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

Defendant is the mother of three children, including fifteen-year-old J.M. 15 (Son). Son had a history of behavioral problems and had been diagnosed with 16 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Defendant also cares for her 17 younger son, who is deaf and suffers from autism and Down syndrome. Along with 18 her own three children, Defendant also cares for her grandchild. 19 ... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - NM)

Jada Wildon, next friend for K.C.W. v. United States of America Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against the United States

On Sept. 10, 2018, judgment was entered in favor of the United States following a three-day bench trial before U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner that concluded on Sept. 7, 2018. The court’s findings of fact and conclusions of law was released on Sept. 10, 2018.

At 5:25 a.m.... More...
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Nicholas Sampson v. Investigator William Lambert District of Nebraska Federal Courthouse - Omaha, Nebraska

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. (“St. Paul Insurance”) appeals the
district court’s grant of summary judgment to Matthew Livers and Nicholas Sampson.
Chief Judge Smith and Judge Colloton file this * opinion pursuant to 8th Cir.
Rule 47E.
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The court concluded that St. Paul Insurance had a duty under its coverage policy to
indemnify David Kofoed for intentional acts... More...
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National Music Museum: America Shrine to Music v. Robert Johnson Federal Courthouse - Sioux Falls, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The subject matter of this lawsuit is a Martin D-35 guitar that Elvis Presley
played during his final tour in 1977. He dropped the guitar during a show in St.
Petersburg, Florida, and gave the damaged guitar to an audience member. Robert
Johnson, a blues guitarist and memorabilia broker, purchased the guitar in 2007. He
delivered the Martin D-35 guitar to the National Music Museum:... More...
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Joe R. Whatley v. Canadian Pacific Railway Company District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Joe Whatley, Trustee of the wrongful death claimants' trust (WD Trust),appeals the district court's order finding that his claim under the CarmackAmendment, 49 U.S.C. § 11706, against Canadian Pacific Railway was untimely. Wereverse and remand for further proceedings.
I.BACKGROUND
On June 29, 2013, a train carrying crude oil left New Town, North Dakota,destined for an oil refinery near Sai... More...
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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...
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Harley-Davidson, Inc. v. Franchise Tax Board

Plaintiff Harley Davidson and its subsidiaries (Harley-Davidson) form a multistate
enterprise with numerous functionally integrated subsidiary corporations. It contends
that defendant California Franchise Tax Board's (Board) tax scheme violates the
commerce clause of the federal Constitution (U.S. Const., art. I, § 8, cl. 3), claiming that
it burdens interstate enterprises by provi... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. MATTHEW J. HOLLENBECK Sooner Cannabis Consultants

In August 2015, Matthew J. Hollenbeck's 11-year-old stepdaughter reported that Hollenbeck had touched her vagina and tried to have sex with her several times the previous summer. Wichita Police Detective Derek Purcell questioned Hollenbeck, who admitted to his stepdaughter's allegations. The State charged Hollenbeck with one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under K.S.A. 2014 Sup... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - KS)

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)

RICKY VIVEIROS v. STATE OF FLORIDA

We affirm, without further discussion, Ricky Viveiros’s judgment and sentence imposed in this case. However, we remand for the trial court to enter a written order to specifically reflect the conditions of violation that the trial court orally announced. See Lewis v. State, 8 So. 3d 370, 371 (Fla. 5th DCA 2009); Payne v. State, 920 So. 2d 742, 743 (Fla. 5th DCA 2006). Further, the record r... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - FL)

RENE LOUIS ISMER vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Appellate counsel filed a brief pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967). We have jurisdiction. See Fla. R. App. P. 9.030(b)(1)(A). We affirm Rene Louis Ismer's judgment and sentences in all respects, but we remand for correction of a scrivener's error. The jury found Mr. Ismer guilty of trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Possession of drug paraph... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - FL)

Antonio Antwan Williams vs State of Florida

Antonio Antwan Williams challenges his multiple convictions arguing the trial court erred in denying his pre-trial motion to exclude from trial any evidence regarding a dispute between Appellant and his wife. The State opposed the motion arguing the domestic dispute was inextricably linked to the charged offenses, and the trial court agreed. The issue is preserved for our review, see section 90.... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Kaylecia Woodard

On June 16, 2014, the defendant, Anthony Smith, and Timeya Harris robbed the Grocery and Tobacco Market in Knoxville, Tennessee. The defendant was the getaway driver while Mr. Smith entered the store and Ms. Harris acted as the look-out. In 2015, a 09/13/2018 -2 Knox County jury convicted the defendant of two counts of aggravated robbery. The criminal gang enhancement statute was used to incr... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Jamal P. Hicks

Defendant was indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury in February of 2016 for one count of violating the Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification and Tracking Act of 2004 (“the Act”) by “[f]alsification of a TBI registration form” as stated in Tennessee Code Annotated section 40-39-208(a)(2); one count of violating the Act by “[f]ailure to timely disclo... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - TN)

Gregory Aregood, Jr. v. Givaudan Flavors Corporation Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

More than twenty current and former
employees at the ConAgra microwave popcorn plant in
Rensselaer, Indiana sued various manufacturers and suppliers
of butter flavorings that contained the chemical diacetyl,
which if inhaled can cause a respiratory disease called “popcorn
lung.” All defendants were dismissed except Givaudan
Flavors Corporation (“Givaudan”), a long‐tim... More...
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Shonda Martin v. Milwaukee County Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County (“County”) hired Xavier Thicklen in late 2012 to work as a corrections officer in its jail. County has a zero-tolerance policy forbidding corrections officers from having any sexual
contact with inmates. County repeatedly instructed Thicklen not to engage in any such contact and trained him to avoid it. Thicklen gave answers to quizzes indicating he understood the training. Bu... More...
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Susan Hennen v. Metropolitian Life Insurance Company Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff-appellant Susan Hennen worked as a sales specialist for NCR Corporation from 2010 to May 2012, when she sought treatment for a back injury. As an employee, Hennen was covered by long-term disability in-surance under a group policy provided by defendant-appel-lee Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (“MetLife”). When physical therapy and surgery failed to resolve her injury,
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Kashiya Nwanguma v. Donald J. Trump Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Plaintiffs participated in a Trump for President campaign rally in Louisville in March 2016 . . . with the purpose of protesting. Perceived to be disruptive, they were unceremoniously ushered out after then-candidate Donald J. Trump said, “Get ’em out of here.” Plaintiffs were pushed and shoved by members of the audience as they made their exit and now seek damages from Trump alleging his actions ... More...   $0 (09-17-2018 - kY)

Lauren E. v. Lewisville Independent School District Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Lauren C., a young woman with disabilities previously in the Lewisville Independent School District, appeals the district court’s decision denying her attorneys’ fees under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1400 et seq. While we rely on different grounds, we AFFIRM the district court’s judgment that Lauren is not a prevailing party for fee purposes.
The und... More...
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Joe Ribakoff v. City of Long Beach

Joe Ribakoff, a frequent attendee at meetings of the Long
Beach Transit Company Board of Directors, filled out a public
speaker’s card and spoke on agenda item 10 at the board’s
August 24, 2015 meeting for the three minutes allowed each
public speaker on an agenda item. When he rose to speak a
second time on the same agenda item, it was during the board’s
deliberation and v... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. FERNANDO PEREZ MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

In Commonwealth v. Perez, 477 Mass. 677, 688 (2017) (Perez I), we determined that the juvenile defendant, 2 Fernando Perez, received a sentence for his nonhomicide offenses that was presumptively disproportionate under art. 26 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights in that the time he would serve prior to parole eligibility exceeded that applicable to a juvenile convicted of murder. We th... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - MA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. Luis A. Morales, Jr

On April 27, 2016, Detective Lowell Smittle of the Columbus Division of Police applied for a search warrant requesting a search be authorized at 643 Belvidere Avenue "and the curtilage" thereof in Columbus, Ohio. (Aff. in Support of Warrant to No. 17AP-807 2 Search at 2; Search Warrant at 1.) The affidavit in support of the warrant to search provided by Smittle states: In January 2016, D... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. JASON E. WHITE

Defendant-appellant Jason E. White admitted to killing his wife by shooting her in the head. After being indicted on counts of aggravated murder and felonious assault, White elected to be tried by the court solely on the issue of whether he acted with prior calculation and design. The state showed that White believed that his wife was unfaithful to him and it relied on White’s confession to ... More...   $0 (09-16-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. RANAU D. JOHNSON

Appellant Ranau D. Johnson appeals his convictions and sentence. Upon
review, we affirm all the convictions for aggravated arson and the sentence imposed on
Counts 3 and 4, vacate as void the conviction and sentence on Count 1 for attempted
felony murder, reverse the award of restitution, and remand the case to the trial court for a
resentencing hearing on Count 2 only and fo... More...
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