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STATE OF OHIO v. ISAIAH M. TUCKER

Defendant-appellant, Isaiah M. Tucker, appeals his conviction and sentence
for Count I, felonious assault (deadly weapon), in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), a felony
of the second degree; Count II, improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation, in
violation of R.C. 2923.161(A)(1), a felony of the second degree; and Count III, discharge
of a firearm on or near prohi... More...
   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

WALTER REED vs. STATE OF IOWA and STATE OF IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

A federal statute known as Title VI states, “No person in the United States
shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation
in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or
activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” See 42 U.S.C. § 2000d (2015). A
federal report cited the Department of Transpo... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - IA)

DON WYNGARDEN vs. STATE OF IOWA JUDICIAL BRANCH, JOHN WAUTERS, and BRUCE BUTTEL COURT OF APPEALS OF IOWA

Wyngarden, who was born in 1951, was employed as a juvenile court officer
(JCO) by the Iowa Judicial Branch.1 His immediate supervisor was Bruce Buttel
and Buttel’s supervisor was John Wauters. Wyngarden received an oral reprimand
in November 2007, which was not placed in his file. On October 9, 2008,
Wyngarden received a written reprimand based on Wauters’s determination More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - IA)

Teresa Barry v. James P. O'Grady Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

Teresa Barry, a judicial administrative assistant, sued three judges and two employees of the Franklin County Municipal
Court under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming retaliation in violation of the Free Speech Clause of the
First Amendment and gender discrimination in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the
Fourteenth Amendment. The defendants moved for summary judgment, and the distr... More...
   $0 (07-16-2018 - OH)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - v - EDWIN HERNANDEZ, AKA Scooby, AKA Masacre

The present prosecution arises out of shootings on October 23, 2011, in 3 Central Islip, New York, in which Robert Faber and Curtis Williams were injured. 4 The operative indictment charged Hernandez in six counts, three with respect to each 5 victim. Counts Four and Five alleged that Hernandez, for the purpose of gaining 6 entrance to, and maintaining or increasing his position in, MS-13, atte... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - NY)

State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - TN)

Franklin Savage v. State of Maryland District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

These appeals are part of broader litigation alleging pervasive race discrimination and unlawful retaliation against three African-American police officers who worked for Pocomoke City in Worcester County, Maryland. The issues before us today arise from the interactions of one of those plaintiffs, Franklin Savage, with the State’s Attorney for Worcester County, Beau Oglesby. According to Savage, O... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - MD)

State of Tennessee v. Damarkus Lowe

Following the April 2012 shooting death of William Watson (“the victim”), a Knox County grand jury charged the Defendant, along with Michael May, with the first degree premeditated murder of the victim and two alternative counts of especially aggravated kidnapping involving Myshauna Blair. See Tenn. Code Ann. §§ 39-13-202, 305. The Defendant proceeded to a trial by jury on June 30through July 3,... More...   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)

Anthony Robinson and Timothy Spangler v. Albert Perales and Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Anthony Robinson and Timothy
Spangler, police officers employed by the University of Illinois
at Chicago Police Department (“Department”), brought claims
against the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and four
individuals for race‐based discrimination, harassment and
retaliation. The district court disposed of all but one of the
claims through summary judgment. ... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - IL)

Sarah Meyer and Gail Wooldridge v. State of Oregon Marion County Courthouse - Salem, Oregon

Plaintiffs, Sarah Meyer and Martin Wooldridge, appeal from a general judgment dismissing their action against defendants Oregon State Lottery (the Lottery), Jill Goldsmith, Larry Niswender, Tessa Sugahara, John Kroger, and Craig Durbin.1 Plaintiffs assert five assignments of error. We reject plaintiffs’ fourth assignment of error without written discussion and write only to address their remaining... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - OR)

State of Tennessee v. Lee Harold Cromwell

After a fireworks show on July 4, 2015, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the defendant reversed his truck through a crowded parking lot, killing one victim and injuring eight others. An Anderson County Grand Jury indicted the defendant for seventeen crimes, including one count each of vehicular homicide, criminally negligent homicide, reckless homicide, reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon, and dri... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - TN)

STATE OF IOWA vs. ABRAHAM K. WATKINS Iowa prosecutor ousted from office over harassment findings

In May 2013, Abraham Watkins was sworn into the Iowa bar and subsequently opened a solo practice in Keosauqua, Iowa. Watkins operated his law practice out of an office located on the first floor or main level of the two-story home he shared with his family. Watkins and his family mostly lived upstairs. However, the home’s kitchen, laundry room, and one of the two bathrooms are located on the ma... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - IA)

Thomas Glen Bayes v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals Sixth Appellate District of Texas at Texarkana

While serving a period of deferred adjudication community supervision on the offense of
obstruction or retaliation1 for having threatened to harm Greenville, Texas, Police Officer Jackie
Wayne Maloy, Thomas Glenn Bayes was accused of violating terms of that community
supervision in five different ways. Bayes’ guilt was adjudicated on the underlying charge, and he
was sentenced... More...
   $0 (07-03-2018 - TX)

John Williams v. Atria Las Posas

Atria Las Posas (Atria) appeals from an order
denying its petition to compel arbitration. The trial court denied
the petition because of an integration clause in an agreement the
parties signed. It determined that the clause precluded Atria
from relying on a separate agreement containing an arbitration
clause. We reverse the order because the integration clause does
not pre... More...
   $0 (07-01-2018 - CA)

William Estrada v. The State of Texas

Eighteen-year-old Christian Duran was shot outside his parents’ home around 7:15 p.m. on
January 28, 2013, and died. In the weeks before Duran’s death, his parents’ residence was tagged
by the Los Midnight Locos (LML) gang. Duran was a member of the Sureno 13/Southside Locos
gang, and the tagging specifically referenced Duran by his gang moniker, “Crazy.” Duran’s
tagged moni... More...
   $0 (06-30-2018 - TX)

Codie Rael v. Danaher Corporation, et al. Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Los Angeles, CA - Codie Rael sued Danaher Coporation. Sybron Dental Specialties and KaVo Kerr Group on civil rights job discrimination (age) theories.

Plaintiff claimed that her bosses said that she was "outdated" and "part of old culture" and a "dumb female."

She claimed that she had been the victim of age harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation, finding that her employ... More...
   $31000000 (06-28-2018 - CA)

Muhammad Tanvir, et al. v. FN Tanzin, et al. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

7 Plaintiffs‐Appellants Muhammad Tanvir, Jameel Algibah, and Naveed
8 Shinwari (“Plaintiffs”) appeal from a February 17, 2016 final judgment of the
9 United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Abrams, J.),
10 dismissing their complaint against senior federal law enforcement officials and
11 25 named and unnamed federal law enforcement officers. As rel... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - NY)

Carol E. Wassmann v. South Orange County Community College District

Appeal from a judgment of the Superior Court of Orange County, Frederick
P. Aguirre, Judge. Affirmed. Request for Judicial Notice. Granted in part and denied in
part. Motion to strike Appellant’s opening brief. Denied.
Carol E. Wassmann, in pro. per., for Plaintiff and Appellant.
Walsh & Associates, Dennis J. Walsh and Matthew C. Wallin for
Defendants and Respondents South Oran... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Teon Shamal La'Shane Douglas Middle District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, NC - Lee County Project Safe Neighborhood Program Yields Guilty Plea, Sentencing, Of Repeat Offenders For Federal Firearms Violations

One Lee County man pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm with an altered or obliterated serial number, and another Lee County man was sentenced for possession of ammunition by a convicted felo... More...
   $0 (06-24-2018 - NC)

Natasha Meeks v. Autozone, Inc

Plaintiff and appellant Natasha Meeks contends that she suffered sexual
harassment on the job. She brought suit against her employer, defendant and appellant
AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone), and the alleged harasser, defendant and appellant Juan
Fajardo, pursuing claims of sexual harassment, failure to prevent sexual harassment, and
retaliation in violation of the Fair Employment and Hou... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - CA)

Lois Davis v. Fort Bend County Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Once again Lois Davis appeals the district court’s dismissal of her
lawsuit against her former employer, Fort Bend County. We previously
reversed and remanded, and we do so again today.
I.
Lois Davis was an information technology supervisor for Fort Bend
County. Davis filed a complaint with Fort Bend’s Human Resources
Department alleging that the information technology dire... More...
   $0 (06-20-2018 - TX)

Scott A. Milliman, Sr. v. County of McHenry, et al. Northern District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Rockford, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Scott A. Milliman, Sr. is a
former McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy. While working for
the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department (“MCSD”),
Milliman gave a deposition in which he accused Sheriff Keith
Nygren of corruption, bribery, securing fraudulent loans,
trafficking illegal aliens, and soliciting the murder of two
individuals. Based upon these allegations, Nygren ... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - IL)

Anthony D. Oliver v. Joint Logistics Managers, Inc. Central District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Rock Island, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Anthony Oliver sued his employer, Joint Logistics Managers, Inc., under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, alleging that it discriminated against him when it laid him off and when it hired another applicant to fill an open position. He also alleges that his employer retaliated against him after he filed a charge with the EEOC. The district court granted sum-mary judgment in favor of Oliver’s employer. Because Oliv... More...   $0 (06-19-2018 - IL)

United States of America v. Setpoint Systesm, Inc. District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Setpoint Systems Inc.

The Justice Department today announced that it reached a settlement with Setpoint Systems Inc., an Ogden, Utah, engineering company. The settlement resolves the Department’s investigation into whether the company engaged in hiring discrimination against non-U.S. citizens protected under the I... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - UT)

Patricia P. Campbell v. State of Hawaii Department of Education, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether a high school teacher who was verbally harassed by her students has identified sufficient evidence to support claims for violations of her federal civil rights against the public school system that employed her.
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Patricia Campbell was employed by the Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) from 2000 until she resigned in July 2009. From 2004 through 2007, Campbell taug... More...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - HI)

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