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James Bryant Harris, Jr. v. The State of Wyoming Albany County Courthouse - Laramie, Wyoming

[¶1] James Bryant Harris, Jr., argues that the trial court erred in denying his motion to
suppress evidence obtained as a result of a detention and subsequent search of his
vehicle. We affirm.
ISSUE
[¶2] Mr. Harris submits his single issue on appeal:
Did the trial court err in denying Appellant’s Motion to Suppress
Evidence obtained as a result of his illegal detention and ... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - WY)

United States of America v. Christopher Matthew Davies Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, IA - Cedar Rapids Felon Found Guilty of Possessing Two Firearms

A felon who illegally possessed two firearms in October 2016 was convicted by a judge today, following a bench trial in federal court last month in Cedar Rapids.

Christopher Matthew Davies, age 47, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The verdict was retur... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - IA)

United States of America v. Keith J.D. Offord Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Illinois

Springfield, IL - Jury Convicts Kane County Man for Bank Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft

A jury deliberated for approximately two hours on February 8, 2018 before returning guilty verdicts on all charges against a Carpentersville, Ill., man, Keith JD Offord, 24, for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. U.S. District Judge Sue E. Myerscough presided over the trial which began Feb. 6.... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - IL)

Linde, et al. v. Arab Bank, P.C. Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

The sixteen named plaintiffs on this consolidated appeal are
victims, or the relatives of victims, of three terrorist attacks
perpetrated in Israel by Hamas between March 2002 and June 2003.
Together with hundreds of other alleged victims and the surviving
relatives of victims of alleged Hamas attacks, the named plaintiffs
commenced actions in the United States District Court f... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - NY)

Today's Fresh Start Charter School v. Inglewood Unified School District

Under the Education Code, in order to add a new charter
location, an established charter school must obtain approval in
the form of a material revision from the authority that granted
its charter. (Ed. Code, § 47605, subd. (a)(4).)1 Today’s Fresh
Start Charter School (Today’s Fresh Start), the appellant in this
appeal, sought both this approval and renewal of its charter in
... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - CA)

Franklin Grammer, Jr. v. M. Sauers, Warden, Ellsworth Correctional Facility; Attorney General of Kansas District of Kansas Courthouse - Kansas City, Kansas

In June 2009, Franklin L. Grammer, Jr., killed his ex-wife, Betty Grammer
(Betty). On that day, she was painting a house in Johnson County, Kansas, with Jeff
Robinson and Samuel Shanks. Grammer walked up to her, put her in a headlock, and
shot her in the head. He then walked across the front yard of the residence holding the
gun in a ready position apparently looking for Robinson a... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - KS)

Thomas Boettcher; Pamelia Vennerberg v. Conoco Phillips, CO.; Phillips 66, CO. Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Plaintiffs-Appellants Thomas Boettcher and Pamelia Vennerberg (the
“Boettchers”) appeal from the district court’s order granting the motion to dismiss
filed by Defendants-Appellees ConocoPhillips Company and Phillips 66 Company
(collectively “ConocoPhillips”). The amended complaint alleged that Mr.
Boettcher’s cancer was caused by exposure to emissions from ConocoPhillips’s
ref... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Michael Graham Lowe Middle District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery, Al - Alabama Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking of a Minor

A federal jury convicted an Alabama man on February 9, 2018 of sex trafficking of a minor and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor.

Michael Graham Lowe, 25, of Prattville, Alabama, was found guilty after a four-day trial before U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler of the Northern District of Alabama. ... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - AL)

United States of America v. Thaddus Caves Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Possession

An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty on February 9, 2018 to possession of child pornography, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Trent Shores of the Northern District of Oklahoma.

Thaddus Caves, 40, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, pleaded... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Joel Kenneth Ausbie District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - California Man Sentenced To 151 Months In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Arson And Extortion

A California man who was convicted of conspiracy to burn down a local business and extortion was sentenced on February 9, 2018 to 151 months in prison.

Joel Kenneth Ausbie, 53, of Fontana, California, was previously found guilty by a jury of one-count of conspiracy to com... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - NV)

Moira E. Teixeira v. Town of Coventry District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island

The McDonnell Douglas framework,
see McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green, 411 U.S. 792, 802-804 (1973),
has proven to be a useful tool in the adjudication of pretrial
motions (especially at the summary judgment stage) in
discrimination and retaliation cases. See, e.g., Burns v. Johnson,
829 F.3d 1, 8 (1st Cir. 2016) (discrimination); Henry v. United
Bank, 686 F.3d 50, 55 (1st ... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - RI)

Carol Diane Cooper and John Scott Cooper v. Alyssa Jane D'Amore, f/k/a Alyssa J. Cooper District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In 2003, Peter M. Cooper, Jr.
("decedent") established an Individual Retirement Account ("IRA")
with Mesirow Financial ("Mesirow IRA"), and designated his then
wife, Alyssa Jane D'Amore ("D'Amore"), as beneficiary. In 2006,
the couple divorced, but decedent never revoked the beneficiary
designation. In 2011, decedent transferred the majority of his
Mesirow IRA assets to a T... More...
   $0 (02-11-2018 - MA)

Solas Industrial Innovation, LLc v. The Superior Court of Orange County, The People, Real Party in Interest

The Orange County District Attorney brought an action for civil penalties
under this state’s unfair competition law (UCL; Bus. & Prof. Code, § 17200) and
fair advertising law (FAL; id., § 17500) against an employer. The action alleged
the employer violated workplace safety standards established by the state
occupational safety and health law (Cal/OSHA; Lab. Code, § 6300 et seq.) an... More...
   $0 (02-11-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Masoniek Stinfort, Eric L. Clemons, Jr. James Craig and Robert Nero Southern District of Florida Courthouse - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Four Defendants Sentenced for Participating in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Four defendants were sentenced for their participation in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme.

Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Kelly R. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), ... More...
   $0 (02-11-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Monty Ray Grow Southern District of Florida Courthouse - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Tampa Resident Convicted for Involvement with Tricare Health Care Fraud Scheme

Tampa resident convicted in federal court in the Southern District of Florida for his involvement in Tricare health care fraud scheme, kickbacks and money laundering.

On February 5, 2018, a federal jury in Miami unanimously convicted Monty Ray Grow, 46, on 18 criminal counts including consp... More...
   $0 (02-11-2018 - FL)

Alvin Doe v. Xavier Becerra, as Attorney General, etc.

This case involves a challenge to the California Department of Justice’s (DOJ)
policy that individuals who possess a federal license to collect “curio and relic” firearms
cannot, by virtue of possessing that license, purchase more than one non-curio or relic
handgun in a 30-day period. DOJ’s position is based on an interpretation of Penal Code
section 27535,
1 which both limits... More...
   $0 (02-11-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Greg Takesian District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Florida CPA Sentenced for Tax Fraud

A Florida man was sentenced February 8, 2018 in federal court in Boston for multiple counts of tax fraud and obstructing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Greg Takesian, 54, of Miami, Fla., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young to two years in prison and one year of supervised release, and he was ordered to... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - MA)

James Clark v. James Wikel Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals 918-582-6422

Tulsa, OK - James Clark sued James Wikel on an auto negligence theory.

Docket
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
06-16-2017 TEXT

CIVIL RELIEF MORE THAN $10,000 INITIAL FILING.
1
06-16-2017 AUTONEG

AUTO NEGLIGENCE

06-16-2017 DMFE

DISPUTE MEDIATION FEE
$ 7.00
06-16-2017 PFE1

PETITION<... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - OK)

Denise Moore v. Yesanea King and Geico Casualty Company Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals 918-582-6422

Tulsa, OK - Denise Moore sued Yesanea King and Geico Casualty Company on an auto negligence theory.

Docket
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
02-21-2017 TEXT

CIVIL RELIEF MORE THAN $10,000 INITIAL FILING.
1
02-21-2017 AUTONEG

AUTO NEGLIGENCE

02-21-2017 DMFE

DISPUTE MEDIATION FEE
$ 7.00
02-21-201... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Tommy Hanson District of Alaska Federal Courthouse - Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, AK - Fairbanks Sex Offender Sentenced for Receipt of Child Pornography

Tommy Hanson, 54, of Fairbanks, was sentenced on Friday, Feb 2, 2018, to serve 20 years in prison, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release, for the receipt of child pornography. In November 2017, a federal jury found Hanson guilty after a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistli... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - AK)

Brande Lee Samuels v. Ryan McDonald, Robert Nigh, Steve Kunzeiler, Isaac Shields, Stuart Southerland Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Brande Lee Samuels appeals the district court’s dismissal of his amended
complaint that alleged claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against three Tulsa County public
defenders and two prosecutors with the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office. The
court dismissed the amended complaint without prejudice under 28 U.S.C.
§ 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii) for failure to state a claim. It granted Mr. Sam... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - OK)

Estate of Betty Lou McDermed v. Ford Motor Company District of Kansas Courthouse - Kansas City, Kansas

The estate of Betty McDermed, by and through its representative Diane
McDermed, along with Betty McDermed’s children, Paul McDermed and Georgia
Iocco (collectively “the McDermeds”), brought a product liability action against the
Ford Motor Company (“Ford”) following Betty McDermed’s death in a car accident.
After Ford filed two motions to exclude the McDermeds’ expert witnesses
... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - KS)

Alejandro Menocal, et al. v. National Advocacy Center of The Sisters of the Good Shepherd, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

This appeal addresses whether immigration detainees housed in a private contract
detention facility in Aurora, Colorado (the “Aurora Facility”) may bring claims as a class
under (1) 18 U.S.C. § 1589, a provision of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (the
“TVPA”) that prohibits forced labor; and (2) Colorado unjust enrichment law.
The GEO Group, Inc. (“GEO”) owns and operates th... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - CO)

The People of California v. Luis Bracamontes Sacramento County Courthouse - Sacramento, California

Sacramento, CA - Jury Convicts Defendant of First-Degree Murder For Killing Two Deputies

The People of the State of California charged Luis Bracamontes with two counts of first-degree murder and multiple other felony counts for killing two Sacramento County deputies in 2014.

Bracamontes' wife was also charged in conjunction with the killings of Sacramento sheriff's Deputy Danny ... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - CA)

Brian Newton v. Parker Drilling Management Services, Ltd. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

This case presents the novel question whether claims
under state wage and hour laws may be brought by workers
employed on drilling platforms fixed on the outer Continental
Shelf. Brian Newton worked on such a platform off the coast
of Santa Barbara. His shifts lasted fourteen days and he
regularly worked twelve hours per day. After Parker Drilling
(“Parker”) terminated him,... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - CA)

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