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STATE OF MISSOURI v. ASHLEY NICOLE ZUIDEMA

Ashley Zuidema appeals from the judgment of the Circuit Court of Nodaway County, Missouri (“trial court”), convicting her of one count of second-degree burglary.

During a rural drive she chose to make on a cold winter night, having had frequent car trouble and no valid driver’s license, Zuidema became stranded, but managed to get her car parked at a home whose residents were not present... More...
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Jose Rodriguez v. The State of Texas

Appellant, Jose Rodriguez, was convicted following a jury trial of assault for
causing bodily injury to Delia Salazar, a person with whom he had a dating relationship
or who was a member of his household.1 During the punishment phase of his trial,
Appellant plead “true” to two prior felony convictions and he was sentenced by the trial
court to confinement for seventy-five year... More...
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Carlo Llorca v. Sheriff, Lee County, Florida Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Plaintiffs-Appellants, former sheriff deputies in Collier and Lee County, Florida, sued the Collier and Lee County sheriffs pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq., and the Florida Minimum Wage Act (“FMWA”), Fla. Stat. § 448.110. The deputies claim that the sheriffs violated the overtime provisions in the FLSA and the minimum wage provisions in the FMWA by failin... More...   $0 (07-02-2018 - FL)

Flor Andrea Rodriguez Asalde, et al. v. First Class Parking Systems, LLC, a/k/a 1st Class Valet Services, et al. ALMExperts 212-457-7944

Flor Andrea Rodriguez Asalde worked as a valet for First Class Parking Systems LLC. She and others who also worked as valets brought claims in a putative collective action under the minimum-wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act against FCPS and related parties (whom we refer to collectively as FCPS). The district court granted summary judgment in favor of FCPS, but did so ba... More...   $0 (07-02-2018 - FL)

Araceli Nava a/k/a Araceli Marrufo-Nava v. The State of Texas

On August 29, 2009, around 10:00 a.m., Appellant was on her way home, hit and killed a
bicyclist, Gustavo Vega. Appellant called 911and told the dispatcher she had struck someone
with her vehicle. Appellant explained that she had gotten lost and was looking at her cell phone
when she ran over Vega. In the recorded 911 call, Appellant stated, “I was drinking earlier, and
righ... More...
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HE STATE OF OKLAHOMA v. BILL W. DURFEY and JOHN BURKS, Bondsman SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

The appellant, John Burks, (Burks/bondsman) is a bondsman who posted one hundred thousand dollar ($100,000) bail for the defendant, Billy Durfey, in a criminal case in Garvin County District Court.2 Durfey did not appear in court and the court forfeited the bond. On December 15, 2014, the same day that Durfey failed to appear, the bondsman made a written request to the Garvin County Sheriff's offi... More...   $0 (06-28-2018 - OK)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JESSENIA JIMENEZ SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF KANSAS

When a police officer stops a vehicle for a traffic infraction, a seizure occurs under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution while the officer addresses the reason for the stop. Whren v. United States, 517 U.S. 806, 809-10, 116 S. Ct. 1769, 135 L. Ed. 2d 89 (1996); City of Atwood v. Pianalto, 301 Kan. 1008, 1011, 350 P.3d 1048 (2015). Usually such encounters begin when the vehicl... More...   $0 (06-28-2018 - KS)

State of Nebraska v. Antonio Leon-Simaj, also known as Antonio Leon-Batz

Antonio Leon-Simaj, also known as Antonio Leon-Batz, was charged with one count of first degree sexual assault and two counts of possession of child pornography stemming from his relationship with E.Z. E.Z. was 14 years old at the time of trial and 13 years old at the time of the events in question.

.Z.’s Testimony
There are no pretrial motions in the record. Trial began with the test... More...
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Andres Castillo v. The People of the State of Colorado Colorado Supreme Court

One Saturday night, Castillo visited a nightclub in downtown Denver with his
wife, his cousin, and two friends to celebrate his wife’s birthday. They stayed until the
club closed.
¶7 Closing time in downtown Denver often unleashes a flood of people into the
streets. The Denver Police Department calls the resulting sea of humanity “outcrowds.”
Because fights and other di... More...
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SUK C. KIM v. JUNG HYUN CHANG THE SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL

The evidence taken in the light most favorable to the judgment reflects the following. Born in South Korea, Ms. Chang moved to the United States in 1999. Her sister, Sook Chang, was married to Mr. Kim and lived in Tampa. Mr. Kim and Sook Chang had a grocery store on Hillsborough Avenue. Ms. Chang and her son moved in with Mr. Kim and Sook Chang, and Ms. Chang worked at the store. Mr. Kim and ... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Nehad Sobhi Abdelnabi

This case arises from the kidnapping and assault of the victim, Naser Ferwanah, by the Defendant and co-defendant, Lowi Fathi Akila, on February 1, 2012. On September 18, 2012, the Knox County Grand Jury indicted the Defendant on two counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault, and one count of aggravated burglary. The Defendant’s case proceeded to trial in Novem... More...   $0 (06-27-2018 - TN)

Trump, President of the United States, et al. v.Hawaii, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, foreignnationals seeking entry into the United States undergo a vetting process to ensure that they satisfy the numerous requirements for admission. The Act also vests the President with authority to restrict the entry of aliens whenever he finds that their entry “would be detrimental to the interests of the United States.” 8 U. S. C. §1182(f). Relying on... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

United States of America v. Jamal Cooper Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

The defendant appeals the denial of his motions to suppress evidence obtained from government wiretaps, claiming that the wiretaps were not properly authorized. He claims that the affidavit for the wiretap application did not demonstrate the necessity of the wiretap and that it materially misrepresented some facts and omitted others, necessitating a Franks hearing. He also claims that the governme... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - TN)

Rana Samara v. Haitham Matar

When a trial court judgment rests on more than one ground, it may be
impossible for a losing party to obtain appellate review of all of the court’s
determinations. In a breach of contract action, for example, a trial court might
grant a defense motion for summary judgment because no contract was formed,
and because in any event there was no breach. On direct review, an appellateMore...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. MARSEAN T. FENTON Iowa Court of Appeals

In November 2015, the State charged Fenton with burglary in the third
degree from a motor vehicle, an aggravated misdemeanor, in violation of Iowa
Code section 713.6A(2) (2015). Fenton entered a written guilty plea, allegedly
conditioned upon the court’s acceptance of the negotiated sentence including a
180-day suspended jail term. Fenton planned to request a deferred judgmen... More...
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Keanu D. W. Ortiz v. United States United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

This case is about the legality of a military officer serving as a judge on both an Air Force appeals court and theCourt of Military Commission Review (CMCR). The petitioner, an airman convicted of crimes in the military justice system, contends that the judge’s holding of dual offices violated a statute regulating military service, aswell as the Constitution’s Appointments Clause. The Court of Ap... More...   $0 (06-25-2018 - DC)

Marco McCain v. The State of Texas

In March 2016, a grand jury indicted McCain with aggravated assault. In
the indictment, the State alleged that he had caused serious bodily injury to
Lacy—a member of his household or a person with whom he had a dating
relationship—by striking her with his hand. The State also alleged that during the
assault, McCain had used his hand as a deadly weapon.
Through his ini... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JOSHUA PAUL JONES

On September 21, 2014, Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Steven Sites was conducting speed checks along Highway 50 when Jones drove past at a speed of 105 miles per hour in a 65 mile-per-hour zone. Sites saw the truck weave and cross the white lane line at least twice. Sites stopped Jones. Sites told Jones the purpose of the stop and
requested his driver's license and registration. Sites smelled ... More...
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Santos Rosales-Martinez v. Nick Ludwick Northern District of Iowa Courthouse - Sioux City, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Santos Rosales-Martinez was convicted of second degree sexual abuse, in
violation of Iowa Code § 709.3(1)(b). He sought a writ of habeas corpus under 28
U.S.C. § 2254 arguing that the trial court violated his right to confrontation. The
district court denied relief. He appeals. Having 1 jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291,
this court affirms.
Rosales-Martinez was charged with s... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JAMES LEROY MADLOCK JR.,

The evidence relevant to the two counts of endangering a child, stated in the light most favorable to the State, follows. In November 2015, Angela Salazar was at her home with her son, J.T., age six; and her daughter, A.P., age 13. Her son Lorenzo, age 21, and his friend, the victim here, dropped off some cigarettes for Salazar and then went outside. J.T. was eating at the dining room table and A.... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - KS)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JAMAL COOPER UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT

On March 31, 2014, the government obtained a 30-day electronic surveillance order authorizing the wiretapping of cellphones identified as “Target Telephone 1” (TT1) used by Eric Williams, and TT2 used by defendant-appellant Jamal Cooper. The government submitted a single application and the court issued a single wiretap order to cover both phones.
The government intercepted Cooper’s calls u... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. EDWIN CABRERA-RIVERA United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

Appellant Edwin Cabrera-Rivera
("Cabrera") was charged in a two-count indictment with production
and possession of child pornography. In a deal with the
government, he agreed to plead guilty to the possession count --
an offense with no mandatory minimum sentence -- and the government
agreed to dismiss the production count -- an offense with a
mandatory fifteen-year ... More...
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Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, LLC vs State of Florida, Agency For Health etc.

On September 13, 2017, AHCA issued the Immediate Moratorium on Admissions, which prohibited the facility from “admit[ting] for services any individual.” The order made the following factual findings: a. On September 10, 2017, [the facility] became aware that its air conditioning equipment had ceased to operate effectively. b. In addition to contacting the local electrical power provider, [the fa... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - TN)

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

When a consumer purchases goods or services, theconsumer’s State often imposes a sales tax. This case requires the Court to determine when an out-of-stateseller can be required to collect and remit that tax. All concede that taxing the sales in question here is lawful. The question is whether the out-of-state seller can be held responsible for its payment, and this turns on a proper interpretation... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - SD)

Simone Mielnicki v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Simone Mielnicki sued her former employer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart),
under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Colorado
Anti-Discrimination Act for discrimination on the basis of disability and under the
Colorado Wage Claim Act for unpaid compensation. She appeals the district court’s
grant of summary judgment in favor of Walmart on her ADA claim. ExercisingMore...
   $0 (06-20-2018 - CO)

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