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Michael Clayton vs State of Florida

During the fall of 2015, Union County Sheriff’s Office Deputy John Whitehead received information from an anonymous source that Clayton was growing marijuana inside his residence. Deputy
Whitehead then received information from the Clay Electric Cooperative regarding the power usage in Clayton’s home, which revealed that the power usage of Clayton’s home was four times higher than the normal ... More...
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State of Tennessee v. James Douglas Hamm, Jr.

In November 2014, the Sullivan County Grand Jury charged the defendant with vehicular homicide by intoxication, leaving the scene of an accident involving death, two counts of reckless endangerment, failure to exercise due care, and running a red light; the defendant was also charged with alternative counts of driving under the influence: driving under the influence of an intoxicant, driving with ... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - TN)


On November 18, 2016, appellant was indicted on two counts of Aggravated
Burglary, first-degree felonies, in violation of R.C. 2911.11(A)(1) (Counts 1 & 3) and two
counts of Burglary, second-degree felonies, in violation of R.C. 2911.12(A)(1) (Counts 2
& 4). Appellant entered a plea of not guilty. Count 2 was dismissed prior to trial at the
request of appellee, the state of O... More...
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Mark McClaskey v. CWG Plastering, LLC Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Walter “Wally” Gianino owned and
operated a plastering company in St. Louis, Missouri, for over
thirty years. That business—Gianino Plastering—abruptly
closed in 2012. Around the same time, Wally’s son, Curt Gianino,
who had worked at Gianino Plastering for over a decade,
founded his own company, CWG Plastering, LLC. CWG
took on at least some of Gianino Plastering’s custome... More...
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State of Ohio v. Christopher G. Stanford

On April 7, 2017, appellant was indicted on two counts of aiding and
abetting in the trafficking of oxycodone in violation of R.C. 2923.03(A)(2) and
2925.03(A)(1) and (C)(1)(a), and one count of trafficking in oxycodone, in violation of
R.C. 2925.03(A)(1) and (C)(1)(a). Three controlled purchases of oxycodone made by a
confidential informant working for the Norwalk Police Depa... More...
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United States of America v. Isaac J. Culver, III Middle District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Macon, Georgia

Macon, GA - Jury Finds Isaac J. Culver, III And His Company Guilty Of All Charges For Scheme To Defraud Bibb County School District

Isaac J. Culver, III, age 48, Lizella, Georgia, and his corporation, Progressive Consulting Technologies, Inc. (PCTI) were found guilty by a jury of his peers for conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, ten (10) counts of wire fraud, one count of mail fraud... More...
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Cecil Daughtrey Jr. and Patricia A. Daughtrey v. Luis E. Rivera, II Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this case, Cecil and Patricia Daughtrey filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition for the sole purpose of preventing the sale of their property in a public auction to be held pursuant to a state court judgment that foreclosed the mortgage on the property. After the public auction was automatically stayed under 11 U.S.C. § 362(a), the trustee of the bankruptcy estate and the judgment creditor, 72 Pa... More...   $0 (07-31-2018 - FL)

Marnika Lewis, et al. v. Governor of Alabama, et al. Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

For a single day in February 2016, Marnika Lewis and Antoin Adams secured a pay raise. The Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, William Bell, had just affixed his signature to Birmingham Ordinance No. 16-28, which guaranteed Lewis, Adams, and all other wage earners in the city $10.10 per hour. But the following afternoon, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed the Minimum Wage and Right-to-Work Act (The ... More...   $0 (07-31-2018 - AL)

United States of America v. Ahmed el-Sherif Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - Kansas City Area Laboratory Owner Convicted of Illegally Storing Hazardous Waste -
Lab Used Radioactive Material and Solvents

a federal judge found Ahmed el-Sherif, the owner, operator, and radiation safety officer for Beta Chem Laboratory in Lenexa, Kansas, guilty of illegally storing hazardous waste in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, annou... More...
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Mac A. Degraffinried v. The State of Texas

The indictment alleged in part that “on or about” October 21, 2015, Degraffinried “did then
and there, while using a vehicle, intentionally flee from Officer Steve Johns, a person the defendant
knew was a peace officer who was attempting lawfully to arrest or detain the defendant.”
At trial, the State presented the testimony of James Lyons and Joe Paul Hobbs, both
sergeants wi... More...
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George K. Young, Jr. v. State of Hawaii, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether the Second Amendment encompasses the right of a responsible law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm openly for self-defense outside of the home.
George Young wishes to carry a firearm publicly for personal self-defense in the State of Hawaii. He twice in 2011 applied for a license to carry a handgun, either concealed or openly. His application was denied each ... More...
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Robert Eugene Brown v. The State of Texas

Agent S. Sanders of the Department of Public Safety began a
confidential-informant arrangement with a person we will refer to as “Smith.”
Smith would help a drug-trafficking task force staffed by multiple
law-enforcement agencies. In exchange, Smith’s own drug charge would be
dismissed. Smith was to buy methamphetamine from multiple sellers. The
methamphetamine buys would ... More...
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On August 19, 2015, the State charged Thomas with three counts of severity level 3 felony distribution of methamphetamine, one count of severity level 4 felony distribution of methamphetamine, one count of severity level 4 felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count of severity level 8 felony use of a communication facility for a drug transaction, one count of class A... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)


Thomas Loeffler was originally charged with a total of 10 counts of various charges for distribution of methamphetamine, no drug tax stamps, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. As part of a plea agreement, Loeffler pled no contest to two counts of distribution of methamphetamine under K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 215705(a)(4), a drug severity level 3 nonperson felony, and in exchange th... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)


Sergeant Jason Meyers of the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office had heard that Robin Davidson was selling methamphetamine in Greenwood County and was waiting for an opportunity to talk to him. Meyers got that opportunity when Davidson was detained for altering a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on a motorcycle. When Meyers questioned Davidson about the altered VIN, Davidson offered to talk about... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)


In April 2016, Crystal Beck agreed to work with law enforcement as a confidential informant after facing her own potential distribution charge. Beck worked with Emporia and Lyon County law enforcement. Although she was not being paid when the transactions with Hall occurred, she eventually became a paid informant. She estimated she made 15 to 20 controlled purchases as an informant. Beck typically... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)


The United States Postal Service (USPS) is charged with providing secure and reliable delivery of the mails to “bind the Nation together” through the “correspondence of the people.” 39 U.S.C. § 101. Robertson worked as a USPS letter carrier assigned to the USPS Arcadia Station in Phoenix, Arizona. This case began when the USPS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) began receiving complaints from c... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - AZ)


In the fall of 2007, Defendant and his associate, Lloyd Sharp, met with a group of investors from the Portland, Oregon, area to discuss the possibility of investing in a biofuel operation in Ghana.2 Defendant and Sharp had known each other for a long time, but they had reconnected and entered into a joint venture agreement only recently. The joint venture agreement provided that Defendant and Sh... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - OR)


This appeal arises from two criminal convictions for separate fraud schemes. The two cases will be referred to as the “2009 case” and the “2012 case,” corresponding to when indictments in the cases were issued. As a result of Turner’s behavior, both cases had circuitous routes to trial, marked by the defendant’s requests for multiple continuances, his complaints about and changes to his counsel ... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - CA)

Tameka Smith a/k/a Tameka Marquieta Smith a/k/a Tameka M. Smith v. State of Mississippi

This case concerns an armed robbery of a Dollar General store near Hattiesburg,
Mississippi, on June 5, 2013, at around 8 p.m. Store manager Paige Arnold and cashier Kelly
James were working at the Dollar General that night. Arnold was the State’s first witness.
She testified that she was on the toothpaste aisle when a woman in a gray hoodie with a white
towel over her face appr... More...
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Robert Gering vs. The State of Florida

In 1986, Gering was charged with, and later convicted of, raping a seventy
year old woman in New York. After serving less than five years in prison, Gering
was released from prison, but violated his parole several times. Gering later
absconded to Miami Beach where, in 1997, he was charged with and convicted of
lewd and lascivious battery and false imprisonment of another elde... More...
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The State charged Mr. Zachery with tampering with physical evidence. See § 918.13, Fla. Stat. (2016). Mr. Zachery filed a motion to suppress evidence (i.e., hand-rolled spice joints), arguing that it was obtained through an illegal stop and search. At an evidentiary hearing on the motion, the arresting officer, Kurt Bradshaw, testified to the following facts. Early on a summer evening, Officer ... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - FL)

Linda S. Isaacs v. DBI-ASG Coinvestor Fund, III, LLC Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Paducah, Kentucky

Debtor Linda Isaacs filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy and brought an adversary action seeking to invalidate a mortgage lien on her home, and to stop the sale of the home pursuant to a Kentucky state-court foreclosure judgment. The adversary complaint sought to avoid the mortgage—as unperfected because the mortgage was never validly recorded—under the strong-arm provision of the bankruptcy code. Afte... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - KY)

Jeffrey Parchman v. SLM Corporation Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Plaintiffs Jeffrey Parchman (“Parchman”) and Nancy Carlin (“Carlin”), individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, sued Defendants SLM Corporation (“SLM”), Navient Corporation (“Navient”), Navient Solutions Inc. f/k/a Sallie Mae, Inc. (“NSI”), and Sallie Mae Bank (“SMB”) for negligent and knowing/willful violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. § 227.... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

Bradley A. Cardew v. Commissioner, Social Security Administration Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Bradley Cardew—a wheelchair-bound individual with quadriplegia—landed a short-term, highly accommodated summer internship with Lear Corporation thanks to his cousin, a vice president at Lear. But as James Agate once quipped,
No. 17-2287 Cardew v. Comm’r of Soc. Sec. Page 2
“Every good deed brings its own punishment.” This aphorism surely resonated with Cardew, though with a twist: hi... More...
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