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United States of America v. Shannon Maurice Johnson Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs

Des Moines, IA - Des Moines Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Firearms Offense

Shannon Maurice Johnson used a third party to illegally purchase guns

On February 12, 2018, Shannon Maurice Johnson, age 32, of Des Moines, Iowa, appeared before United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey and was sentenced to 180 months in prison following his plea of guilty to a fe... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - IA)

United states of America v. Corey Taylor Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond

Hammond, IN - Gary Man Sentenced To 57 Months Imprisonment

For Distribution Of Heroin

Corey Taylor, 35, of Gary, IN, was sentenced on February 6, 2018 by District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio to 57 months imprisonment for Distribution of Heroin. The Court ordered the sentence to be served consecutively to an 8 month sentence imposed by Judge Phillip P. Simon on November 13, 2017 ... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - IN)

United States of America v. Raymond Ventrone Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - Business Manager Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Embezzling $1.5 Million from Boilermakers Local 154

A former Boilermakers union official has been sentenced in federal court to 41 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, on his conviction of embezzlement and theft of Labor Union assets and income tax evasion, United States Attorney Scott W. Br... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Robert Romasiewicz Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA - Luzerne County Man Sentenced To 20 Months In Prison For Unlawfully Possessing A Firearm As A Convicted Felon

Robert Romasiewicz, age 25, of Exeter, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 20 months in prison on February 6, 2018, by Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley, for unlawfully possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

According to United States Attorney ... More...
   $0 (02-13-2018 - PA)

Michelle Tatis v. Allied Interstate, LLC District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

This appeal arises under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA or Act). The question presented is whether a collection letter sent to collect a time-barred debt that makes a “settlement offer” to accept payment “in settlement of” the debt could violate the Act’s general prohibition against “any false, deceptive, or misleading representation or means in connection with the collection of any... More...   $0 (02-13-2018 - ht)

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)

Keith Hancock, Tamera Thomas and Jason Dessingue v. The County of Rensselaer, Jack Mahar, Elaine Young, David Hetman Northern District of New York Federal Courthouse - Syracuse, NY

7 Appellants were employees of the Rensselaer County Jail. Their medical
8 records were secretly accessed without their permission by at least one other
9 employee at the Jail. They sued in the United States District Court for the
10 Northern District of New York, alleging violations of their right to privacy in
11 health information under the Fourteenth Amendment and of the Comput... 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. Geovany Rodriguez-Carrasco Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, IA - Honduran Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Returning to the United States Following Two Deportations

A Honduran man who had previously been deported following a federal conviction for illegal reentry was sentenced on February 12, 2018 to one year in federal prison.

Geovany Rodriguez-Carrasco, age 38, a citizen of Honduras who had been living in Cedar Rapi... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - IA)

State of Oklahoma v. Alan Dale Brower Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Watonga, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Alan Dale Brower with:

1. MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 OS 701.7

2. POSSESSION OF C.D.S.

3. BURGLARY IN THE SECOND DEGREE, in violation of 21 OS 1435

Docket
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
01-09-2017

FIL & ENT INFORMATION

Document Available at Court Cl... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - )

United States of America v. Timothy Dilley and Jonathan Aragon District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Two More Sentenced on Charges Arising Out of ATF-Led Operation Targeting Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crime in Bernalillo County

Defendants among the 103 Individuals Federally Charged as the Result of ATF-Led Investigation Pursued in Support of Federal “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

In Aug. 2016, a multi-agency investigation led by the ATF concl... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Thurlee Belfrey, Roylee Belfrey and Lanora Belfrey District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN - Health Care Business Owners Sentenced To Prison For Multi-Million Dollar Fraud And Tax Conspiracy

Three defendants were sentenced for their involvement in a years-long, multi-million dollar heath care fraud and tax conspiracy. THURLEE BELFREY, 52, ROYLEE BELFREY, 52, and LANORE BELFREY, 43, each entered guilty pleas on September 14, 2017, and were sentenced yesterday bef... More...
   $0 (02-12-2018 - MN)

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)

Dennis Godelia v. Zoll Services, LLC Southern District of Florida Courthouse - Miami, Florida

Dennis Godelia and Sterling Youmas appeal the District Court’s dismissal of their case against ZOLL Services, LLC (“ZOLL”), which brought seven claims under Florida law. Mr. Godelia is suing individually and as the personal representative of the estate of Debra Godelia, who was his wife. Mr. Youmas was Ms. Godelia’s son. Ms. Godelia went into cardiac arrest while wearing an external defibrillator ... 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)

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)

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)

Timothy Redmond v. Scott Crowther District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

This appeal arises from prison officials’ attempt to gain control over an
agitated prisoner who refused to obey their orders, locked himself in the prison’s
outdoor recreation yard, and threatened prison officials. To subdue the prisoner,
prison officials decided to drop CS gas, a commonly used tear gas, into the
recreation yard.
The plan went awry. The recreation yard containe... More...
   $0 (02-10-2018 - UT)

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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