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STATE OF OHIO -vs- WALTER RENZ

In the summer of 2015, appellant and his girlfriend, Linda Buckner, were the
next-door neighbors of Patsy Hudson, who lived alone at 284 Spring Street in Mansfield,
Ohio. Hudson, then in her early sixties and on disability, was known to rescue and take
care of a large number of cats in or around her house. Her adult son, Lonnie Clevenger,
drove trucks for a living, but he peri... More...
   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. CHRISTOPHER C. REMY

The State’s evidence at trial established the following facts. {¶ 4} In November 2012, Remy, who was then 24 years old, met his wife, Tamara; he moved in with her the following month. The two married in March 2013 and resided in the top half of a duplex in Springfield, Ohio. Tamara has three daughters from a prior relationship: D.C., J.C., and K.C. The girls were six, four, and almost three... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - GEORGE S. HUSTON

On October 4, 2016, two complaints were filed with the Clinton County Municipal Court charging Huston with burglary and attempted aggravated arson, both third degree felonies. As it relates to the complaint charging Huston with attempted aggravated arson, the complaint stated the following: Complainant being duly sworn states that George Sam Huston at 1079 SR 134 S Wilmington, Clinton County, ... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - OH)

Calvin Fletcher, Sr. v. Joseph Tomlinson Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Police Department (SLPD) Officers Nicholas Martorano and John
Moton appeal from the district court’s judgment, 1 entered upon a jury verdict, finding
that they used excessive force in their apprehension and arrest of Calvin Fletcher and
awarding damages to Fletcher totaling $600,000. They raise three issues on appeal:
(1) the district court erred in allowing Fletcher to r... More...
   $0 (07-18-2018 - MO)

David Coyne v. Midland Funding, LLC District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In 2016, Minnesota resident David Coyne received three collection letters
about a credit-card debt in his name. The law firm of Messerli & Kramer P.A. sent
him the first letter, asserting he owed an "account balance of $17,230.29 consist[ing]
of the principal balance of $13,205.30 and interest of $3,871.39 at the rate of 6.00%
plus incurred costs of $153.60." Another debt collector... More...
   $0 (07-18-2018 - MN)

James Dalton Smith v. The State of Texas Indecency with a child by sexual contact

James Dalton Smith appeals his conviction of one count of continuous sexual abuse of a
child younger than fourteen and two counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact. A jury
found appellant guilty and sentenced him to thirty years’ confinement on the continuous sexual
abuse count and four years’ confinement on each indecency count. In eight issues, appellant argues
th... More...
   $0 (07-17-2018 - TX)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JOSEPH KELVIN ABERANT

We review a defendant’s sentence “under a deferential abuse-of-discretion standard.” Gall v. United States, 552 U.S. 38, 41 (2007). Under this standard, a sentence is reviewed for both procedural and substantive reasonableness. Id. at 51. In determining procedural reasonableness, we consider whether the district court properly calculated the defendant’s advisory Guidelines range, gave the ... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - NC)

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Jill Meadows v. Kimberly K. Reynolds, ex rel State of Iowa and Iowa Board of Medicine SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

In this appeal, we must decide if the constitutional right of women to choose to terminate a pregnancy is unreasonably restricted by a statute that prohibits the exercise of the right for a period of seventy-two hours after going to a doctor. In making this decision, we recognize the continuing debate in society over abortion and acknowledge the right of government to reasonably regulate the const... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - IA)

Nadine Pellegrino and Harry Waldman v. T.S.A., Nuyriah Abdul-Malik, Laura Labbee, and Denice Kissinger United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

In Vanderklok v. United States, 868 F.3d 189 (3d Cir.
2017), we declined to imply a Bivens cause of action against
airport screeners employed by the Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) in part because they “typically are not
law enforcement officers and do not act as such.” Id. at 208.
We now must decide a related question that we anticipated, but
did not resolve, ... More...
   $0 (07-13-2018 - PA)

Enrique Arochi v. The State of Texas

Paulina Petrosky and the victim in this case, Christina Morris, were friends from Allen
High School. Petrosky graduated in 2010, one year after Morris, and the two had remained friends.
Petrosky, an account manager for an insurance company, lived in an apartment complex located
at the Shops at Legacy in Plano, Texas, a mixed-use residential and commercial property with
shops,... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - TX)

Deborah Mclear-Gary v. Emrys Scott Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Deborah McLear-Gary appeals from a judgment declaring her prescriptive and
implied easement extinguished by adverse possession. She contends the trial court erred
in finding that defendants Emrys Scott, Freyja Scott and Sophia Scott (the Scotts)
established an essential element of adverse possession—the “timely” payment of taxes
during the five-year statutory period. (See Code Civ.... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - CA)

CORE CASHLESS, LLC. v. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Eugene Brooks Lilly and Shannon Lilly, father and daughter, were employed by Core Cashless, LLC (Core LLC) from November 9, 2011, to August 31, 2012. Brooks and Shannon were previously employed by Core LLC's predecessor, Core Cashless, Inc. When employed by Core Cashless, Inc., Brooks' salary was $150,000.

Under the direction of Core LLC's owner, Daniel Owen, Shannon drafted offer lett... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - KS)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Irvin "Gotti" Harper Philadelphia County Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Jury Acquits Defendant On One Rape Count and Hangs On Two Others

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged Irvin "Gotti" Harper with three counts of rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, kidnapping, and possession of an instrument of crime.

Harper was arrested on November 3, 2016.

Charges:

Seq No Statute Grade Descriptio... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - PA)

The State of New Hampshire v. Brian Watson

Because the defendant has not provided, as part of the appellate record, the transcript of the evidentiary hearing held on his motion or all of the exhibits entered at that hearing, we must assume that the evidence was sufficient to support the trial court’s denial of his motion to suppress, and we review its decision only for errors of law. See State v. Woods, 139 N.H. 399, 403 (1995). Accordi... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - NH)

Cintas Corp. No. 2 v. Becker Property Services LLC

Becker Property Services LLC ("Becker") and Cintas Corporation No. 2 ("Cintas") executed a contract containing indemnification and choice-of-law provisions. A dispute arose over whether the contract entitles Cintas to indemnification for damages caused by its own negligence. To answer that question, we must also resolve a threshold dispute: As between Wisconsin and Ohio, which law provid... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - WI)

Security Bank & Trust Company vs. Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.

Larkin drafted a will and revocable trust agreement for Gordon P. Savoie in 2009.
Following a number of specific bequests, Article 7 of the trust agreement directed that 45
percent of the remaining trust assets be distributed to a beneficiary who was more than 37.5
years younger than Savoie. As a result, the distribution was subject to a
generation-skipping transfer tax total... More...
   $0 (07-04-2018 - MN)

STATE OF KANSAS v. GARY WAYNE KELLEY

In March 2015, the State charged Kelley with felony possession of methamphetamine (a drug severity level 5 felony), misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving under the influence. Kelley waived his preliminary hearing in August 2015. In May 2016, Kelley pled no contest to possession of methamphetamine in accordance with a plea agreement where the State agreed to stand silent on Kell... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - KS)

John Copeland, et al. v. Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

Plaintiffs‐appellants John Copeland, Pedro Perez, and Native Leather, Ltd.
(collectively, “plaintiffs”) appeal from a judgment against them following a
bench trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New
York (Forrest, J.). Plaintiffs claim that New York’s ban on gravity knives is void
for vagueness under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth A... More...
   $0 (07-02-2018 - )

Preston Dewayne Vannoy v. The State of Texas

On March 31, 2015, Austin McFarland contacted his neighbors Jimmy and Barbara
Montgomery to inform them he saw another neighbor, Vannoy, jump the fence from “their land”
back onto his own property. The property in question was posted with NO TRESPASSING signs.
Barbara, the complainant herein, contacted authorities to report the trespass, and Deputy Laura
Kohls with the Guadal... More...
   $0 (06-30-2018 - TX)

Rebecca Plumlee v. The State of Texas

In our due-process review of the sufficiency of the evidence to support a
conviction, we view all of the evidence in the light most favorable to the verdict to
determine whether any rational trier of fact could have found the essential
elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. Jackson v. Virginia, 443 U.S.
307, 319, 99 S. Ct. 2781, 2789 (1979); Jenkins v. State, 493 S.W... More...
   $0 (06-29-2018 - TX)

Teodora Hinojosa v. The State of Texas Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Child or Children

For several years, appellant Teodora Hinojosa dated a woman who was the
mother of six children, including the complainant, C.N. During that time Hinojosa
often spent the night at the house where his girlfriend lived with her children. When
C.N. was approximately 12 years old, she confided in a friend, her cousin, and finally
a teacher, that Hinojosa had touched her in a sexuall... More...
   $0 (06-29-2018 - TX)

Kaylen Dewayne Simmons v. The State of Texas

In September 2013, Kaylen Dewayne Simmons was placed on deferred
adjudication community supervision based on two burglary offenses. About three
years later, Simmons was arrested in Brazoria County on an outstanding warrant.
When he was searched incident to arrest, the arresting officer allegedly found
marijuana in an amount less than two ounces.

The State filed motio... More...
   $0 (06-29-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Frank Dontrell Washington, Jr. Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal raises, primarily, two issues of interpretation. Frank Washington
argues that the district court erred in its interpretation of the Speedy Trial Act and
crafted an unconstitutionally vague condition of supervised release. We agree with
the latter challenge, but disagree with the former assertion. We also disagree with
Washington’s only other claim on appeal—that his sen... More...
   $0 (06-28-2018 - IA)

State of Tennessee v. Dexter Octavius Parker

In June of 2011, a Coffee County Grand Jury indicted Defendant for attempted first degree murder in Count One, “aggravated domestic assault” in Count Two, and especially aggravated kidnapping in Count Three. A jury trial commenced on October 1, 2013. On the first day of trial, the trial court sought clarification on Count Two of the indictment. Count Two of the indictment stated:
THE GRAND ... More...
   $0 (06-27-2018 - TN)

Randy D. Pearce v. Chrysler Group, LLC Pension Plan Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Randy Pearce, a long-time employee of Chrysler Group LLC, was a participant in the Chrysler Group LLC Pension Plan (“Plan”).
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No. 17-1431 Pearce v. Chrysler Grp. LLC Pension Plan Page 2
Under the Plan’s terms, Pearce had earned an early retirement supplement, called “30-and-Out benefits.” He relied on the Summary Plan Document (“SPD”), provided by Chrysler to Plan participants, which ... More...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - MI)

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