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Malicious Prosecution Law
 
ESPN, Inc. and Paula Lavigne v. University of Notre Dame Police Department

The Notre Dame Security Police Department was established in 1977 by Resolution of the University of Notre Dame trustees. Through the University trustees, the Department is granted “[g]eneral police powers.” Ind. Code §§ 21-17-5-4(a)(1), (b) (2014). But beyond these traditional police functions, the Department also enforces the University student code and parietals,1 coordinates internal discip... More...   $0 (12-02-2016 - IN)

State of Minnesota vs. Jose Martin Lugo, Jr.

Following a search of his vehicle during a traffic stop, appellant Jose Martin Lugo,
Jr., was charged with second-degree controlled substance crime, driving after revocation,
and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lugo moved to suppress the evidence obtained
during the search, arguing that police illegally expanded the scope and duration of the stop
without a reasonable, articu... More...
   $0 (12-02-2016 - MN)

  STATE OF IOWA vs. PAUL ANTHONY SPURGIN

The State filed complaints against Paul Spurgin accusing him of
committing several crimes in Monroe County. The Monroe County Attorney
moved to disqualify himself because he had represented Spurgin in civil matters,
was representing Spurgin’s father in “present pending matters,” and had
represented Spurgin’s brother in “the recent past.” The district court granted the
mo... More...
   $0 (12-01-2016 - IA)

AURELIO JAVIER ORTIZ vs. STATE OF IOWA

On November 25, 2012, Des Moines police officer Todd Wilshusen was
on duty when he observed a vehicle without a front license plate. Officer
Wilshusen initiated a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, Ortiz,
Wilshusen identified the smell of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.
Wilshusen asked Ortiz where the marijuana was, and Ortiz responded the
occupants... More...
   $0 (12-01-2016 - IA)

STATE OF IOWA vs. PHILLIP EUGENE MARAS

The State charged Maras with first-degree harassment. See Iowa Code
§ 708.7(2)(a) (2015). “A person commits harassment in the first degree when the
person commits harassment involving a threat to commit a forcible felony . . . .”
Id. The State asserted the underlying forcible felony was a “threat to commit
second-degree sex abuse on a twelve-year-old child. See id. §§ 708.... More...
   $0 (11-30-2016 - IA)

STATE OF IOWA vs. WALTER BAYLOR

Walter Baylor appeals following his guilty plea to possession of marijuana
with intent to deliver, enhanced as a habitual offender. He claims his
constitutional rights were violated when the court did not inquire and appoint new
counsel during his sentencing hearing when he “vaguely complain[ed] of a
breakdown in communication” with counsel. He further claims the court abused... More...
   $0 (11-30-2016 - IA)

STATE OF MISSOURI vs. EZRA J. SMITH

In October 2011, property was stolen from a Jackson County law firm, which included,
among other things, one HP mini laptop computer. Following a lead, police sought and executed
a search warrant at the home of Ezra J. Smith. There, police discovered the missing laptop, which
was identified by its serial number. Additional investigation confirmed that the laptop still
displayed... More...
   $0 (11-30-2016 - MO)

United States of America v. Reza Olangian

New York, NY - Dual Iranian-American Citizen Convicted In Manhattan Federal Court Of Conspiring And Attempting To Acquire Surface-To-Air Missiles And Other Items For The Government Of Iran

Reza Olangian Worked With Iranian Officials to Obtain Large Quantities of Missiles and Military Aircraft Parts for the Government of Iran, in Violation of U.S. Sanctions

Reza Olangian, a dual ... More...
   $0 (11-30-2016 - NY)

United States of America v. Lilian Jakacki a/k/a "Lilian Wieckowski" Lilian Jakacki and Marcin Jakacki

New York, NY - LILIAN JAKACKI, a/k/a/ “Lilian Wieckowski,” was sentenced to four years in prison for illegally distributing 100,000 tablets of oxycodone, Medicare fraud, and money laundering. JAKACKI pled guilty on July 28, 2016, before Judge Rakoff.

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said: “Through her pharmacies in Queens and Brooklyn, Lilian Jakacki dumped 100,000 illegally diver... More...
   $0 (11-30-2016 - NY)

STATE OF MISSOURI vs. RALPH ALEXANDER

Viewed in the light most favorable to the verdict, the evidence presented at Defendant’s
jury trial revealed the following facts. During the early evening hours of April 5, 2012, James
Goldsby was driving a Nissan Maxima that belonged to his girlfriend Erica Johnson, who was
present in the car along with her uncle and cousin. Goldsby and the other passengers arrived at
Johnso... More...
   $0 (11-29-2016 - MO)

State of Oklahoma v. Brandon Wade Nordstedt

Tulsa, OK - Man Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole For Killing Infant

The States of Oklahoma charged Brandon Wade Nordstedt, age 23, with child abuse murder in vipolation of 21 O.S. 701.7, which provides in part:

"C. A person commits murder in the first degree when the death of a child results from the willful or malicious injuring, torturing, maiming or using of unreason... More...
   $0 (11-29-2016 - OK)

Marshall Darnell Joshua v. The State of Texas

During the charge conference, the following exchange took place with
appellant’s attorney, who argued that the verdict form was inconsistent with the
presumption of innocence that the Jury was required to apply:
[DEFENSE COUNSEL]: -- as you know, this has always been my argument. On the verdict page, the State always chooses to put: We, the jury, find the defendant guilty of the off... More...
   $0 (11-28-2016 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. STEVEN M.N. LOUIS

The first shooting occurred at a restaurant where Louis was present with several companions, including Michael Saechao, who died in the gunfire. Louis, Saechao, and others in Louis' party belonged to a street gang known as the "Asian Boyz." John and Daniel Nguyen, Hien Dao, and Hau Tran, who were members of a rival gang known as the "Viet Boyz," were also there, along with their friends, Viet Nguy... More...   $0 (11-27-2016 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. RAFAEL SOTO-GONZALEZ

On June 28, 2014, Sergeant Shane Turner of the Kansas City Police Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction. He approached the vehicle and saw a beer bottle inside, tipped over and still leaking. The driver did not have a driver's license but identified himself as Rafael Soto-Gonzalez. Turner arrested him and then searched him and found a small plastic baggie in the coin pocket of his ... More...   $0 (11-26-2016 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. BRENT L. BURTON

Five-year-old T.T.B., and his 2-year-old sister, A.R.B., lived with their father, Brent Burton, in Hutchinson, Kansas. Also living in the home were Burton's girlfriend, Remay Barban, and her two children. On a Monday in early May 2014, T.T.B.'s preschool teacher, Lori Johnson, noticed unusual bruising on T.T.B. T.T.B. was wearing shorts and was sitting when Johnson observed dark bruises on his leg... More...   $0 (11-26-2016 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIAM J. CHEEVER

On the night of July 28, 2012, the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office received a call to assist in the search for a woman who was possibly suicidal. Edna Knox had last been seen at a house in Severy. Deputy Jason Myers and another officer went to the house—which belonged to Virginia Van Buskirk, Cheever's mother—and obtained permission to search the property for the missing woman. The record reflec... More...   $0 (11-26-2016 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MELISSA LEE CRONEY

Croney has been subject to a lifetime ban from all Walmart properties since August 2009. Walmart banned Croney for a second time in 2010.

On July 22, 2012, a Walmart loss prevention associate observed Croney enter a Walmart store in north Topeka and put a can of spray-on tan in her purse. The product was worth $9.92. Croney picked up other items from the store and went to the register a... More...
   $0 (11-26-2016 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. TERRY YOUNG

On an afternoon late in November 2013, Camille Wuthrow was in her home when she heard a loud banging sound. She asked her stepson, Anthony (Tony), if he was making the noise, and he said he was not. So Camille and Tony stepped outside to investigate. The source of the noise became apparent when they saw Terry Young beating on their pickup truck with a metal baseball bat. Young was a neighbor who l... More...   $0 (11-26-2016 - KS)

United States of America v. Rodney Vincent Ortiz and Vincent Rudy Ortiz

San Francisco, CA - Father And Son Plead Guilty To Drug Related Murder On The Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation

Rodney Vincent Ortiz and Vincent Rudy Ortiz (collectively, the defendants) pleaded guilty today in federal court today for their respective roles in the March 21, 2015, drug related shooting and murder on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation in Humboldt County, Calif., announced ... More...
   $0 (11-26-2016 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CHRISTOPHER SCOTT GRAY

The following facts are based entirely on the testimony of the victim, Amanda Kuhn, and Officer Travis Eichelberger of the Atchison Police Department, who spoke to Kuhn shortly after an incident of alleged stalking. The only additional evidence presented at trial was a video recording of Gray's actions on April 17, 2015, which was reviewed by the district court.
According to Kuhn, she and Gr... More...
   $0 (11-26-2016 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. RICO J. BROWN, SR.

Given the points Brown has raised on appeal, we need not detail the evidence presented at trial. We outline the charges and their disposition. Brown was charged with and convicted of aggravated human trafficking in violation of K.S.A. 2015 Supp. 215426(b)(4), a severity level 1 person felony, for "recruiting, harboring, . . . or [otherwise] obtaining" A.L.H., a 17-year-old female, to perform sex a... More...   $0 (11-24-2016 - KS)

STATE OF NEBRASKA V. DANIEL CAMPBELL

On September 21, 2015, an Amended Information was filed charging Campbell with two counts of Attempted Assault on an Officer in the First Degree, one count of Discharging a Firearm While In or In Proximity of any Motor Vehicle at any Person or Occupied Motor Vehicle, three counts of Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony, and one count of Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Prohibited Person. A... More...   $0 (11-24-2016 - NE)

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. MARLIN WAYNE GREENWOOD

On April 3, 2015, Damon Fabre hosted an evening social gathering at
his Sioux Falls apartment in Minnehaha County. Marlin Greenwood, as well as
four other individuals—Martin, J.R., Twila, and Detroit—attended. The group
consumed alcohol including beer and vodka.

[¶3.] Some twenty minutes after Martin’s arrival, Fabre accused Twila of
stealing his cell phone. Twi... More...
   $0 (11-24-2016 - SD)

United States of America v. James Brett Johnson

Boise, ID - Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Drug Charge

James Brett John, 30, of Kuna, Idaho, was sentenced to 92 months in prison for the possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. John was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 10, 2016. He pleaded guilty to the charge on September 13, 2016. Senior U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge sentenced John to 8 years of super... More...
   $0 (11-23-2016 - ID)

State of Vermont v. Cameron Albarelli

This case arises from a fight involving two groups of men that occurred on July 18,
2013, around midnight at the north end of Church Street in Burlington. As a result of the
altercation, defendant was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct, and giving false
information to a police officer with the intent to deflect the investigation. At his jury trial on
February 3, ... More...
   $0 (11-23-2016 - NJ)

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