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Douglas Troester v. Starbucks Corporation

Upon a request by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
(Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.548), we agreed to answer the following question:
Does the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s de minimis doctrine, as stated in
Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co. (1946) 328 U.S. 680, 692, and Lindow v.
United States (9th Cir. 1984) 738 F.2d 1057, 1063, apply to claims for unpai... More...
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IN RE: CUMBERLAND BAIL BONDING, et al.

According to proof introduced at the hearing on the matter, Mr. Kelvin Pell, a bondsman for Cumberland, was arrested on February 8, 2017, after law enforcement conducted a “sting” to establish that he had been trading bonds for sexual contact. The matter became public via an article in the local newspaper on February 10, 2017. On Monday, February 13, 2017, Cumberland mailed a petition to cancel M... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

Jeffrey Parchman v. SLM Corporation Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Plaintiffs Jeffrey Parchman (“Parchman”) and Nancy Carlin (“Carlin”), individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, sued Defendants SLM Corporation (“SLM”), Navient Corporation (“Navient”), Navient Solutions Inc. f/k/a Sallie Mae, Inc. (“NSI”), and Sallie Mae Bank (“SMB”) for negligent and knowing/willful violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227.... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

Kang Sik Park, M.D. v. First American Title Insurance Company District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Kang Sik Park appeals the district court’s dismissal of his suit against First American Title Insurance Company (“First American”) as time-barred. Exercising jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, we reverse and remand.
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In 2006, in relation to a loan to Peter and Virginia Lamb, Park obtained a commitment from First American to insure a real estate deed of trust for property in Salt Lake Co... More...
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Jheryl Ray Mancillas v. The State of Texas

Mancillas was charged by indictment with three counts of committing aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against three police officers and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. See id. §§ 22.02 (b)(2)(B); 46.04 (a)(1). On the count of unlawful possession of a firearm, the indictment stated that Mancillas was previously convicted of the felony offense of possessing a prohibited substa... More...   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

MARK ADRIAN BARZAR V. THE STATE OF TEXAS

Since the only issues Barzar raises in his appeal concern the admission of a
small part of the testimony of the State’s forensic scientist and of an emergency room
nurse, we limit our discussion of the background to those facts needed to explain our
resolution of Barzar’s issues.
The evidence from Barzar’s trial shows that the truck Barzar was driving
sideswiped a passeng... More...
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Ki Chul Ha v. The State of Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Primitivo Ortega and his wife Nancy lived in Hobbs, New Mexico, where they raised their
children while operating a variety of small businesses they created over the course of a twenty
five-year time span. Over the years, they opened and closed nearly five businesses that primarily
sold clothing and small electronics at flea markets and roadside locations. Most recently, they
o... More...
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Chester L. Bailey, Jr. v. Independent School District No. 69 of Canadian County Oklahoma Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

We are presented in this appeal with the following question: is a letter written by a public employee, seeking a reduced sentence for his relative, speech on a matter of public concern for the purposes of a First Amendment Garcetti/Pickering inquiry. See Garcetti v. Ceballos, 547 U.S. 410 (2006); Pickering v. Bd. of Educ., 391 U.S. 563 (1968). We conclude that it is. Accordingly we reverse the dis... More...   $0 (07-24-2018 - OK)

Brenda McCracken, et al. v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The plaintiffs in these consolidated appeals each settled a claim under their
automobile-insurance policies with the defendants. But now the plaintiffs maintain
that the defendants illegally reduced their settlement offers by taking into account
certain benefits they had previously paid the plaintiffs. The district courts dismissed
the plaintiffs’ putative class-action lawsuits aft... More...
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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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Kathryn L. Preston v. The State of Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

Preston’s conviction for the murder of Jose Mario Hernandez arose from a series of 1
events that occurred the afternoon before she called Llano County 911 to report a fire at her house.
In the 911 call played for the jury, Preston states that she thinks she will need some help, that she has
a fire in her house, and that “somebody better hurry up, I kinda got a controlled burn going her... More...
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United States of America v. Candy Miller Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Wilmington, DE - Psychic Reader Sentenced For Tax Return Scheme

Candy Miller, age 40, of Wilmington, Delaware, was sentenced on July 12, 2018 by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark for filing a false tax return to one year and one day of incarceration.

According to statements made at sentencing and documents filed in court, Miller, who operated a Psychic Readings bu... More...
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Lea Augustin v. City of Philadelphia Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This case involves a group of landlords who object to the system of liens used by the City of Philadelphia to collect unpaid gas bills. The District Court certified a class and held that the City had violated the landlords’ rights under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The City filed this appeal, arguing that its procedures for collecting gas debts are constitutional. We agree w... More...   $0 (07-23-2018 - PA)

BRIAN C. BAILEY v. STATE OF KANSAS

The sentences in Wyandotte County cases 87CR1856 and 88CR586 were ordered to run concurrent with each other but consecutive to the sentence in Wyandotte County case 81CR13. The sentences in Counts I and II in Wyandotte County case 88CR586 were ordered to run concurrent with each other.

The sentences in Johnson County case K53262 were ordered to run consecutive to the Wyandotte County c... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. BRANDALE WILLIAMS SR.

Williams pleaded no contest to one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell. On February 22, 2016, the trial court granted Williams' motion for a downward dispositional departure and sentenced him to 18 months' probation with an underlying 40-month prison term.

The State moved to revoke Williams' probation on March 25, 2016. In its motion, the State claimed that Will... More...
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BUILDING ERECTION SERVICES COMPANY, INC. v. WALTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. and AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY

This case concerns problems with the construction of a press box at the University of Kansas (KU) Memorial Stadium almost 20 years ago. It now comes before this court for a third time. On the first appeal, the court held that Building Erection Services Company, Inc. (BESCO), one of the subcontractors on the project, was contractually obligated to indemnify Walton Construction Company, Inc. (Walton... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - KS)

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)

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)

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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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
... More...
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HERMANE THOMANY vs STATE OF FLORIDA

First, counsel’s time for voir dire is not unlimited. We recognize that Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.300(b) provides: “Counsel for both the state and defendant shall have the right to examine jurors orally on their voir dire. . . . The right of the parties to conduct an examination of each juror orally shall be preserved.” However, we have interpreted this ... More...   $0 (07-21-2018 - FL)

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

Tenton, NJ - Bergen County Man Admits Using Personal Information Stolen From U.S. Service Members To File Phony Tax Returns

A Fort Lee, New Jersey, man on July 20, 2018 admitted generating phony tax refunds using personal identifying information stolen from current and former members of the U.S. army.

Shope Oluwo, 33, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. ERIC J. TURNER

The events in question occurred on January 1, 2017, when Turner willfully eluded an officer after being signaled to stop and ultimately crashed his car into an OSHP cruiser. On January 5, 2017, Turner was indicted for failure to comply, vandalism (of the cruiser), receiving stolen property (a stolen license plate on the car he was driving), OVI, and aggravated possession of drugs (Percocet).... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. ROBERT TAYLOR

On October 19, 2016, Taylor was indicted for one count of rape of a person
less than thirteen years of age in violation of R.C. 2907.02(A)(1)(b), a felony of the first
degree, and one count of disseminating material that is harmful to juveniles in violation
of R.C. 2907.31(A)(1), a misdemeanor of the first degree. Taylor pled not guilty to the
indicted charges.
{¶ 4} On... More...
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