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State of Oklahoma v. Danny Edwards Pushmataha County Courthouse - Antlers, Oklahoma

Antlers, OK - Idabel criminal defense lawyer Hugh Hood represented Danny Edwards, who was charged by the State of Oklahoma with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: LEWD, LEWD MOLESTATION/INDECENT PROPOSAL TO CHILD, in violation of 21 O.S. 1123
Date of Offense: 09/09/2016
Party Name Dispos... More...
   $0 (05-02-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Daniel E. Saad District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island

Following a fourteen-day jury
trial, Daniel E. Saad was convicted of arson, wire fraud, and the
use of fire in furtherance of a federal felony. Saad, who
testified, appeals from these convictions, which stem from a
November 30, 2014 fire that gutted Snow's Clam Box, a restaurant
he owned in Glocester, Rhode Island. He was sentenced to fifteen
years in prison.
Saad's pri... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ROBERT ALEXANDER United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

The following facts, which are drawn from the record of the suppression
hearing, are largely undisputed.
Alexander lived in a narrow house on Staten Island. The front of the house
faced the street, and a short set of stairs led directly from the sidewalk to the
front door. The property also included an 84-foot-long driveway that ran
perpendicular to the street and alongside the... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Tonnako Anthony Carl Miller Tulsa County Courthouse - Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Tonnako Anthony Carl Miller, age 15, and others with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, FELONY MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 05/18/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
BRIDGERS, CHASE ALLEN Disposed: CONVICTION, 12/11/2017. Guilty Plea
Count as Disposed: ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT(PCRG)<... More...
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On the evening of March 24, 2012, Noah Crooks was at home with his mother, Gretchen Crooks. Noah was thirteen years old and an eighth grader at Osage Middle School. He had no prior criminal record. The Crooks lived in rural Osage, in Mitchell County. Gretchen worked as a nurse at Mercy Hospital in Mason City and was studying to get her master’s degree at the University of Iowa. Noah’s father,... More...   $0 (04-30-2018 - IA)


In August 1990, Kevin Dickson was shot and killed. Nine years
later, the State charged Martin Moon and Casey Brodsack with first
degree murder. Brodsack pled guilty to second-degree murder in
exchange for testifying truthfully at Moon’s trial. 1See Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 87, 83 S. Ct. 1194, 1196–97 (1963) (“[T]he suppression by the ... More...
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Taylor Scott v. Gino Morena Enterprises, LLC Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

Taylor Scott appeals from the grant of summary
judgment in favor of her former employer, Gino Morena
Enterprises, LLC (“GME”). Scott sued GME alleging
sexual harassment and retaliation under state law. The
parties stipulated to the dismissal of Scott’s state law claims
and Scott’s filing of an amended complaint asserting claims
under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 196... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - CA)

Jason Allen Strutz v. The State of Texas

The jury heard evidence that Charles Goodwin, a gas station attendant at H.E.B.
supermarket, observed a brown car fueling at one of the pumps. The car started to leave without
paying, so Goodwin exited the booth, approached the car, and asked the driver to pay for the gas.
Goodwin said that the driver ignored him, and, as the car drove off, Goodwin banged on the roof of
the car a... More...
   $0 (04-29-2018 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBERT DUANE FRANCIS Attempted sexual exploitation of a child

On December 29, 2015, a deputy with the Osborne County Sheriff's Office received a report that Francis was exchanging sexually explicit text messages with a 9year-old girl. The girl's stepfather made the report to the law enforcement officer. Evidently, the stepfather became aware of the text messages on the girl's cellphone and— posing as the girl—began responding to Francis. After reporting the ... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - KS)


Angel Rodriguez argues that his sentence is illegal because the district court erred when it classified his prior New Jersey conviction for "assault with intent to rape" under N.J. Stat. Ann. § 2A:90-2 as a person felony for criminal history purposes. He further argues that the State breached its plea agreement with him during sentencing. For reasons set out below, both of Rodriguez' arguments ar... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - KS)


We begin with an introduction of the people involved in or affected by the criminal conspiracy and an outline of the circumstances that drew them together. Bollig, a bank officer, became acquainted with Naomi Abbott in late 2012, while she was married to Rahn Abbott. As her acquaintance with Bollig took an intimate turn, Naomi and Rahn were divorcing. After the divorce, Bollig and Naomi continued ... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - KS)


At approximately 10:00 p.m. on June 16, 2015, while traveling northbound on North
Montana Avenue in Helena, Montana, Highway Patrol Trooper Jeremy Lee (“Lee”)
clocked Zimmerman traveling southbound at 60 miles-per-hour where the speed limit
changes from 50 to 35 miles per hour. Lee made a U-turn and stopped Zimmerman for
speeding. Once Lee observed several indicators of intox... More...
   $0 (04-28-2018 - MT)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CHARLES FLORES United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

When reviewing the denial of a motion to suppress, we
"take the facts as the trial court found them, consistent with
record support, adding uncontradicted facts where appropriate."
United States v. Almonte-Báez, 857 F.3d 27, 29 (1st Cir.
2017)(internal citation omitted).
This case has its genesis in a tip received by Thomas
Pappas, a Maine state trooper with thirteen... More...
   $0 (04-28-2018 - ME)

State of Vermont v. Jack Sawyer

Defendant Jack Sawyer appeals the trial court’s decision holding him without bail. Defendant is charged with four separate counts, each predicated on his alleged attempt to commit a crime, and three of which are punishable by life imprisonment. The sole question before this Court is whether the evidence of guilt is great that defendant attempted to commit any of the four charged crimes given the... More...   $0 (04-28-2018 - VT)

Dr. Robert Katz v. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

Cleveland, OH - Dr. Robert Katz, age 77, sued the Cleveland Clinic Foundation on a civil rights violation theory claiming that he was discriminated against by the Defendant because of his age. He claimed that he was pressured to retire because of his age and that his patients were assigned to younger doctors.

The defenses asserted by Cleveland Clinic are not available.

04/27/201... More...
   $26400000 (04-28-2018 - OH)

State of Oklahoma v. Sumeika D. Byrd Oklahoma County Oklahoma Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Sumeika D. Byrd, 31, with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 08/13/2015
Party Name Disposition Information

Brendon Turner, age 28, was stabbed 17 times.

Byrd claimed self defense. She claimed that she and Turner g... More...
   $0 (04-27-2018 - OK)


The State filed a petition for involuntary commitment of appellant as a sexually violent predator pursuant to the Jimmy Ryce Act, section 394.914, Florida Statutes (2016). It alleged that: appellant had been convicted in 1997 for two counts of a sexually violent offense, namely lewd and lascivious acts on a minor; he was currently incarcerated but set for release; had multiple personality disorde... More...   $0 (04-27-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Christopher Joel Hartwell

The case arises from the Defendant’s manufacturing and distributing stanozolol, a schedule III controlled substance. According to the State’s recitation of the facts at the guilty plea hearing,
[O]n March 20[th] of 2014, this is specifically in regard to C-22683, agents of the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force did conduct a search warrant on the Defendant’s residence. Defendant’s residence did... More...
   $0 (04-27-2018 - TN)

Daniel Jackson v. Shawn Curry, et al. Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Illinois

Daniel Jackson spent time in custody on a wrongful murder conviction. He sued Shawn Curry and Keith McDaniel, the police officers who interrogated him, for coercing his confession. The officers moved for dismissal on qualified immunity. The district court denied that motion, and the officers appeal. Lacking jurisdiction, we dismiss this appeal.
2 No. 17-1898
I. Background1
On the night... More...
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Lexington Police Officer Roman Sorrell was following a vehicle in the very
early hours of a December morning. He performed a registration check on the
vehicle license number and discovered that the vehicle's registration had been
cancelled because it had no liability insurance coverage. Sorrell initiated a
traffic stop of the vehide at 3':35 a.m. Appellant was driving the vehic... More...
   $0 (04-26-2018 - ky)


Defendant-Appellant Mathew Nicolas Miku appeals his conviction for
murder and child endangering in the Court of Common Pleas, Stark County. Plaintiff
Appellee is the State of Ohio. The relevant facts leading to this appeal are as follows.
{¶2} On the late morning of March 4, 2016, paramedics from the Canton Fire
Department were dispatched to a residence on Dewalt Ave. NW in resp... More...
   $0 (04-26-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Jeremy Brown Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Jeremy Brown challenges the sufficiency
of the evidence to support a jury’s verdict that he was guilty of being a felon in possession of a
firearm, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). Defendant was arrested and later indicted after he
was involved in a domestic dispute where a gun was discharged and left at the scene. At trial,
defendant’s theory of the case was that the gun in que... More...
   $0 (04-26-2018 - TN)

Tiara Peoples v. State of Indiana

In the late evening on July 12, 2016, Warren McDowell (McDowell) noticed a
woman, holding a baby, and a little boy enter apartment J, which was across
the hall from his own apartment, at Hosbrook Street in Fountain Square,
Indianapolis, Indiana. The woman was later identified as Peoples, and the little
boy was her eight-year-old son, M.Q. M.Q. was staying with Peoples for the... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - IN)

Katie J. Love V. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

Pennville Town Marshal Keith Farmer was dispatched on the evening of
November 23, 2016, to the scene of a church at the intersection of Highway 1
and Highway 26, approximately three miles south of Pennville, Indiana, in Jay
County. A person had reported that there was a car in the parking lot with
several occupants inside who were nonresponsive. Farmer immediately
procee... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - IN)


Eric Rounds appeals from the sentencing order entered by the Pulaski County Circuit Court after a conditional plea of guilty. He challenges the court’s denial of his motion to suppress. We reverse and remand.
On November 26, 2016, Rounds was stopped by Little Rock police officer, Sergeant Jeffrey Plunkett, and a firearm was found in Rounds’s possession. He had a prior felony convi... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - AR)

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