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STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS E. BROWN JR

On February 27, 2013, Brown was arrested and charged with one count each of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, and failure to maintain a single lane. During a search incident to the arrest, an officer found 48 small heroin-filled balloons in Brown's coat.

Before trial, the State submitted a list of proposed jury instructions, which the parties d... More...
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In the Matter of the Equalization Appeal of KANSAS STAR CASINO, L.L.C. for the Year 2015

Kansas Star is one of four state-sponsored gaming enterprises in Kansas authorized under K.S.A. 74-8733 et seq., the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act (KELA), and is located in the south central gaming zone. In 2007 the Legislature passed KELA which divided the state into four gaming zones—northeast, south central, southwest, and southeast—and authorized the Kansas Lottery to operate a single gaming fac... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. SAMUEL LEE WOOD

Kevin Matthews was driving in Independence, at around 10 p.m. on December 18, 2014. As he crossed a bridge, Matthews noticed Wood's vehicle stopped on the side of the road. Matthews remarked that this was "a bad place to park" because it was right off the bridge with steep ditches and a narrow shoulder.

About 10 minutes later, when Matthews was traveling in the other direction, he saw W... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. SETH COLLINS

In May 2016, the State charged Collins with one count of intentional second degree murder in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-5403(a)(1) and one count of reckless aggravated battery in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 21-5413(b)(2)(B). The charges arose from two incidents on April 30, 2016, between Collins and his neighbor's identical twin daughters that ended in a fatal stab wound to Kayla Brown's... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - KS)

SARAH THOMPSON v. WAMBLI BEAR RUNNER

Sarah and Wambli live across the street from each other in Rapid City, South Dakota, in the tight-knit community of Lakota Homes. They also attended school together at Oglala Lakota College. Sarah and Wambli first started communicating in 2014 when Sarah began dating Wambli’s ex-boyfriend, Clay Ramsey. Sarah and Clay dated for only three months. [¶3.] On December 19, 2014, Wambli initiated a... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - SD)

State of North Dakota v. Walter Joseph Grant, Jr.

In August 2016 Grant was charged with gross sexual imposition, burglary, aggravated assault, terrorizing, and felonious restraint. At Grant's initial district court appearance he was uncooperative, he said he was not going to listen to the judge, and he put his fingers in his ears. The hearing was ended as a result of Grant's behavior. The hearing was later completed at the jail.
[¶3] The Stat... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. Erick Gibbs

Gibbs pleaded guilty in August 2010 to possession of a firearm by a felon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1), and thereafter he was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment and 3 years’ supervised release. Six months after Gibbs was released from prison, he was charged in state court for possession of drug paraphernalia and, upon conviction, was sentenced to 45 days’ imprisonment, suspended, ... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - NC)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. PATRICIA YVONNE DIGGS, a/k/a Patricia Yvonne Johnson, a/k/a Patricia Yvonne Holmes

A jury found Patricia Yvonne Diggs guilty of conspiring to commit bank fraud in
violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1349 (2012). Diggs and her husband, Brian Diggs, conspired to
defraud certain financial institutions through material false statements and omissions
related to vehicle purchase loans. Diggs raises two issues in this appeal, both of which
relate to the Government’s evidence... More...
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Levi Huebner v. Midland Credit Management, et al. Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Plaintiff‐Appellant Levi Huebner (“Huebner”) is an attorney who has
litigated several cases under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15
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U.S.C. § 1692, et seq., which, among other things, prohibits debt collectors from
using “false, deceptive, or misleading representation[s] . . . in connection with the
collection of any debt,” id. § 1692e. In October 2013... More...
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In Re: Steven Fustolo - Steven Fustolo v. The Patroit Group, LLC District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Following trial on The
Patriot Group, LLC's ("Patriot") adversary complaint requesting
denial of the discharge in bankruptcy of Steven Fustolo's
("Fustolo") debt, the bankruptcy court allowed Patriot's motion to
amend its pleadings and denied Fustolo's discharge pursuant to the
newly added claim. Fustolo seeks reprieve from his encumbrance,
imploring us to reverse the bankr... More...
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Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis v. mammoth Mountain Ski Area, LLC

Plaintiff Kathleen Willhide-Michiulis was involved in a tragic snowboarding
accident at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. On her last run of the day, she collided with a
snowcat pulling a snow-grooming tiller and got caught in the tiller. The accident resulted
in the amputation of her left leg, several skull fractures and facial lacerations, among
other serious injuries. She and her husba... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KENDALL ROSE, IKE WEEMS, a/k/a True, ANTHONY SABETTA, ALBERTO RODRÍGUEZ

We begin with an overview of this case's factual and procedural background, which also gives us the opportunity to review the law that is in play here. A. The facts relevant to this appeal are straightforward and uncontested. All of the Defendants were convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 922(g), which forbids from possessing firearms individuals who have been convicted of crimes that are ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - RI)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID A. FRATES

Appellant David Frates pleaded guilty to one count of federal armed bank robbery, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a) & (d). At his sentencing hearing, the district court applied the United States Sentencing Guidelines' career offender enhancement, increasing Frates's guideline sentencing range to 188-235 months' imprisonment. The court varied downward and sentenced Frates to 132 months' ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - MA)

V'Nell L. Miskell a/k/a V'Nell Miskell a/k/a V'Nell Lee Miskell v. State of Mississippi

On September 11, 2014, Johnny Cooper’s body was discovered at Timberton Park in
Hattiesburg, Mississippi. His body was found submerged in water in the ditch/creek near the
softball fields. An autopsy revealed he had been shot six times, and the manner of death was
determined to be homicide.
¶3. Miskell’s brother, Vernell Miskell, provided a sworn statement to police that the
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Herman Jackson Jr. a/k/a Herman Jackson III a/k/a Main a/k/a Main Love a/k/a Herman Jackson v. State of Mississippi

In June 2013, a confidential informant (CI) told narcotics agents with the Clarksdale
Police Department that Jackson possessed a large amount of marijuana and that he was
selling it out of his home at 343-B Bolivar Street. Officers considered the CI reliable
because the informant had provided information in numerous prior cases and was
instrumental in helping to obtain prior convi... More...
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STATE OF FLORIDA v. WALTER UPSHAW

While on foot patrol in a high crime area, two Orlando police officers observed
cannabis spread on the passenger’s side dashboard of a red SUV. On closer inspection,
they could also see cannabis on the passenger’s seat and floor. About fifteen minutes
later, Upshaw entered the passenger side of the vehicle, while a woman entered the
driver’s side. Shortly thereafter, the off... More...
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JEFFREY MORRIS vs MGZ PROPERTIES, LLC., et al. MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

Does the word “sale” mean any sale? The appellees insist it does not, at least not when the parties did not contemplate a specific form of a sale when they signed the contract. However, because this contract is clear and unambiguous, and not susceptible to multiple meanings, we conclude it must be applied as written and reverse the circuit court’s judgment.

The contract at issue state... More...
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MILO A. ROSE vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 1985, this Court affirmed Rose’s conviction for first-degree murder and
his death sentence. Rose v. State (Rose I), 472 So. 2d 1155, 1156 (Fla. 1985). In
so doing, we explained the facts as follows:
At approximately 10 p.m. on October 18, 1982, several witnesses were talking together outside one of their residences. Testimony at trial revealed that they saw two men walking down... More...
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Kerry V. Covington v. State of Tennessee

The Petitioner was indicted for one count of aggravated burglary, two counts of theft of property valued at $1,000 or more but less than $10,000, one count of aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated kidnapping, and two counts of aggravated rape. The District Public Defender’s Office declined appointment to represent the Petitioner because the District Public Defender was a close friend of on... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

STATE OF TENNESSEE v. ZIBERIA MARICO CARERO

The evidence giving rise to the Defendant’s convictions is that on October 4, 2012, officers with the Knoxville Police Department were attempting to locate the Defendantand take him into custody pursuant to a warrant in another case. In order to do so, officers utilized a confidential informant to set up a drug buy from the Defendant. When the Defendant arrived at the arranged location to meet w... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Tre Desean Bell

On the morning of August 2, 2013, after learning that his ex-girlfriend was in a relationship with the victim, Delano Blair, the Defendant approached and fired several shots at the victim and killed him. The Defendant was indicted by a Davidson County grand jury for first degree murder, and following a jury trial, he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to six years imprisonment ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Michael Lee Hogan

This case arises from a series of drug transactions police officers conducted using a confidential informant (“CI”), during which the Defendant sold drugs to the CI. Based upon his actions, a Dickson County grand jury issued a presentment, charging the Defendant with, inter alia, one count of the sale of less than 0.5 grams of cocaine and one count of the sale of more than 0.5 grams of cocaine. ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Miteshkumar Patel, et al. Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Houston, TX - 24 Defendants Sentenced in Multimillion Dollar India-Based Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims

Twenty-one members of a massive India-based fraud and money laundering conspiracy that defrauded thousands of U.S. residents of hundreds of millions of dollars were sentenced this week to terms of imprisonment up to 20 years. Three other conspirators were sentenced earlier th... More...
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Thomas W. Sikes v. United States Department of the Navy Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Savannah, Georgia

We must decide whether the United States Department of the Navy improperly withheld documents related to the suicide of Admiral J.M. Boorda in response to a request made under the Freedom of Information Act.
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In 1996, United States Navy Admiral J.M. Boorda, then Chief of Naval Operations, committed suicide in Washington, D.C. He left two suicide notes at his home: one addressed to his sai... More...
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Patrick Lafferty v. Wells fargo Bank, N.A.

This is the third appeal that comes to us in this case, which arises out of Patrick
and Mary Lafferty’s purchase of a defective motor home from Geweke Auto & RV
Group (Geweke) with an installment loan funded by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A (Wells
Fargo).
In Lafferty v. Wells Fargo Bank (2013) 213 Cal.App.4th 545 (Lafferty I), this
court affirmed in part and reversed in part the actio... More...
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