M ORE L AW
LEXAPEDIA
Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto

Information
About MoreLaw
Contact MoreLaw

Qualified Immunity Law
 
Christopher Sanchez vs. Miami-Dade County

Chief Judge Rothenberg correctly described the summary judgment
evidence.
On August 24, 2012, Eli Salgado purchased a Miami-Dade County Park Foundation membership for $149. This membership included a coupon book containing several promotional items, including two tickets to the zoo, a 50% discount coupon for golf, and a coupon for the use of a park shelter without payment of the requisite... More...
   $0 (05-01-2018 - FL)

STATE OF OHIO v. BRYSON WILLIAMS

Bryson Williams appeals from his conviction and sentence on one count of
murder (proximate result of felonious assault) with a firearm specification and one count
of discharging a firearm on or near prohibited premises.1
{¶ 2} Williams advances three assignments of error. First, he challenges the
weight of the evidence to sustain his convictions. Second, he alleges ineffective... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - OH)

STATE OF IOWA vs. NOAH RILEY CROOKS

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)

Jesus Rosales v. The State of Texas

When the child complainant in this case, Chloe, was about seven months old, she and her mother (Mother) began living with appellant.1 Over the next several years, appellant and Mother moved multiple times and had three children together. Appellant and Mother ended their relationship when Mother became pregnant by another man and moved in with him. Mother and the other man lived together in Hous... More...   $0 (04-30-2018 - )

Blayne William Brooks v. The State of Texas

The State told the story of the drug sale gone wrong through several of the participants.
Because this appeal deals with accomplice, and possible accomplice witness testimony, where
necessary we indicate who testified to what at each juncture of the crime.
The Brokered Drug Deal
Haden Swagerty and his fiancé, Whitney O’Brien, were something akin to brokers in the
drug tr... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - TX)

Naruto v. David John Slater Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

We must determine whether a monkey may sue humans,
corporations, and companies for damages and injunctive
relief arising from claims of copyright infringement. Our
court’s precedent requires us to conclude that the monkey’s
claim has standing under Article III of the United States
Constitution. Nonetheless, we conclude that this
monkey—and all animals, since they are not hu... 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)

Ronald Foster v. The State of Texas Texas First District Court of Appeals

Foster began a romantic relationship with Kim (a pseudonym) during the
spring of 2016. They lived together for about four months. In June, Kim became
pregnant, but she miscarried in September. By then, Foster and Kim were no longer
together, but “still had feelings” for each other.
In late September, Foster called Kim. He told her that she could pick up her
belonging... More...
   $0 (04-29-2018 - TX)

State of Vermont v. Jasen Suhr v

Defendant appeals the trial court’s decision that he violated the
terms of his juvenile probation by failing to attend school, comply with his GPS-monitoring
requirements, and participate in a Restorative Justice Panel. Defendant also appeals the trial
court’s decision to revoke his youthful-offender status based on these violations. We affirm in
part and reverse and remand ... More...
   $0 (04-28-2018 - VT)

TERRY D. WILLIAMS v. STATE OF FLORIDA

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)

Dale E. Kleber v. CareFusion Corporation Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

The key provision of the Age
Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits
employment practices that discriminate intentionally against
older workers, and prohibits employment practices that have
2 No. 17‐1206
a disparate impact on older workers. 29 U.S.C. § 623(a)(1),
(a)(2); Smith v. City of Jackson, 544 U.S. 228 (2005). The central
issue in this appeal is ... More...
   $0 (04-27-2018 - IL)

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...
   $0 (04-26-2018 - IL)

MELINDA TURNER V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

Over a period of several months,' Turner and Pomeroy had a tumultuous
courtship which ended with Pomeroy's death by stabbing on August 9, 2010.
Initially, Turner and Pomeroy lived in a residence with Pomeroy's parents, but
later the couple moved into an Owen County farmhouse owned by Turner's
family. Due to their turbulent relationship, Turner and Pomeroy briefly
stopped s... More...
   $0 (04-26-2018 - KY)

GERALD JANISE VERSUS ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICE, INC., ET AL

On April 16, 2013, at the intersection of the Evangeline Thruway and Mudd
Avenue in Lafayette, the plaintiff, Gerald Janise, was involved in an automobile
accident with William Gerard, an operations supervisor for Acadian Ambulance
Service, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “Acadian Ambulance”), who was driving a
company vehicle.1 Subsequently, Mr. Janise filed a petition for dam... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - LA)

Robin Prince-Rivers v. Federal Express Ground; Randstad Temporary Agency Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Plaintiff Robin Prince-Rivers sued defendants Federal Express Ground (“FedEx”) and Randstad Temporary Agency (“Randstad”), alleging employment discrimination. The district court granted the defendants’ separate motions to dismiss. We affirm.
* Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumsta... More...
   $0 (04-24-2018 - TX)

Serena Nicole Farris v. The State of Texas

One day in February 2016, Arlington police officers Andrea Davis and
Charles Cisneros received a tip that Farris had an outstanding arrest warrant,
that she was likely possessing drugs or drug paraphernalia, and that she could
be found at Don’s Total Car Care. The officers confirmed that she had a warrant
and went to Don’s Total Car Care to arrest her. When they arrived, they... More...
   $0 (04-23-2018 - TX)

State of Nebraska v. James Cotton

On August 7, 2015, Cotton shot and killed Trevor Bare.
During the evening prior to the shooting, Bare saw Cotton in
the apartment immediately above his own. Because Cotton and
Bare had a negative history together, Bare confronted Cotton
and an argument ensued. After the initial altercation, Bare and
his girlfriend, McKayla Burnette, left the apartment house. A
couple of hou... More...
   $0 (04-23-2018 - NE)

STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS PHARAOH BRAZELL

On August 22, 2014, defendant was charged by grand jury indictment with
(Count 1) attempted first degree murder, (Count 2) aggravated rape,2 and (Count 3)second degree kidnapping of K.H.3 At his arraignment on August 27, 2015,
defendant pled not guilty to all charges. On January 5, 2016, the State amended
Count 1 of the indictment from attempted first degree murder, a violation of... More...
   $0 (04-21-2018 - LA)

CHRIST'S LEGACY CHURCH v. TRINITY GROUP ARCHITECTS

Plaintiff originally filed suit against Defendants on January 31, 2011. However, the trial court dismissed Plaintiff's original petition without prejudice and, in January 2012, Plaintiff re-filed its petition. As stated above, Plaintiff asserted theories of breach of contract and negligence against Trinity. However, in March 2012, Trinity filed a motion to dismiss in which it argued, among other t... More...   $0 (04-21-2018 - OK)

Peter Hiam v. Homeaway.com, Inc. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Duped into parting with thousands
of dollars to reserve a vacation rental property in Belize that
apparently did not exist, plaintiff Peter Hiam sued the owner of the
website on which he found the ersatz tropical villa, claiming that
the website's guarantee misled him. The district court granted
summary judgment to the website's owner, HomeAway.com, Inc.
("HomeAway"). On ap... More...
   $0 (04-21-2018 - MA)

Joel D. Kettler v. Leslie Gould

Cross-defendants Leslie Gould and his wife Susan Gould
contend the trial court erred when it denied in part their antiSLAPP
(strategic lawsuit against public participation) motion.
The motion sought to strike certain allegations in a crosscomplaint
filed by Joel D. Kettler, alleging defamation and other
causes of action. The court denied the motion to the extent crosscomplainan... More...
   $0 (04-21-2018 - CA)

Andrew Michael Psyk v. The State of Texas

At around 6:00 a.m. on the morning of October 20, 2013, at least two
witnesses contacted 911 after observing a dark SUV driving erratically on Interstate
59 northbound. One witness stayed on the phone with the 911 operator and followed
behind the vehicle until a state trooper arrived on the scene.
When the trooper located the vehicle, he followed it for a short period of time ... More...
   $0 (04-19-2018 - TX)

Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio v. Lance Himes Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Enacted in 2016, Ohio Revised Code § 3701.034
requires the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) to ensure that all funds it receives through six
non-abortion-related federal health programs are not used to contract with any entity that
performs or promotes nontherapeutic abortions, or becomes or continues to be an affiliate of any
entity that performs or promotes nontherapeutic abortion... More...
   $0 (04-18-2018 - OH)

Tracey K. Kuehl v. Pamela Sllner Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Tracey K. Kuehl (Tracey), Lisa K. Kuehl (Lisa), Kris A. Bell, Nancy A.
Harvey, John T. Braumann, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (plaintiffs) brought
suit against Pamela Sellner, Tom Sellner, and Cricket Hollow Zoo (defendants) under
1The Honorable Richard W. Goldberg, United States Court of International
Trade, sitting by designation.
-2-
the Endangered Species Act, 16 U... More...
   $0 (04-18-2018 - IA)

Next Page

 
 
Home | Add Attorney | Add Expert | Add Court Reporter | Sign In
Find-A-Lawyer By City | Find-A-Lawyer By State and City | Articles | Recent Lawyer Listings
Verdict Corrections | Link Errors | Advertising | Editor | Privacy Statement
© 1996-2018 MoreLaw, Inc. - All rights reserved.