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CRISTA GRIMWOOD v. CHANNON FARRELL

In October 2016, the district court approved a settlement resolving a business dispute between Grimwood and Farrell that included a mutual restraining order the parties had prepared and asked the court to enter. The district court did enter that mutual restraining order and, not quite six months later, Farrell filed a motion and affidavit asking for an order directing Grimwood to appear and show c... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JASON L. ORENDER One count of rape and one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child

When Orender's 14-year-old daughter disclosed that her father had sexually abused her, Orender was questioned by the police and admitted on tape that he had sexually abused her at least 20 times over the past year. The State charged him with one count of rape and one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

Orender's retained counsel negotiated a plea agreement before the ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. GARRET MOUNTON LEE

T.F. was matched with Marti Lee through the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program when she was in kindergarten. What started as a school match—where the meetings only occurred at T.F.'s school—transitioned into a community match—where T.F. was allowed to visit Marti in the community and stay overnight at Marti's home in Newton. P.D., T.F.'s mother, described Marti and T.F.'s relationship as very close... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

Lawrence Rubin Montoya v. Detective Martin E. Vigil, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A jury convicted fourteen-year-old Lawrence Montoya for the New Year’s
Day murder of a teacher from his school. After serving over thirteen years in
prison, Montoya brought post-conviction claims for ineffective assistance of
counsel and actual innocence. The prosecution agreed to a compromise resulting
in Montoya’s release from prison. He then sued several detectives involved in t... More...
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Tremane Wood v. Mike Carpenter Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

An Oklahoma jury convicted Tremane Wood of first-degree felony murder
for the killing of Ronnie Wipf during a botched robbery. The jury found
Oklahoma had proved three aggravating circumstances associated with the
murder, and the mitigating circumstances did not outweigh them. The jury
accordingly sentenced Wood to death.
The conclusion of Wood’s trial was only the start of his... More...
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Dagny Knutson v. Richard J. Foster

After a three-week trial, the jury found in favor of Dagny Knutson on her
fraudulent concealment and intentional breach of fiduciary duty claims against her former
attorney, Richard J. Foster, and awarded her economic and noneconomic damages. The
trial court granted Foster’s motion for a new trial on the grounds that Knutson did not
prove Foster’s conduct was the cause of Knutson’s... More...
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CASE & ASSOCIATES PROPERTIES INC. d/b/a ASPEN PARK APARTMENTS, v. JODIE L. BRIBIESCA

Bribiesca first moved to Aspen Park Apartments (Aspen) on June 10, 2015. The apartments are located in Wichita and are owned by Case. On January 8, 2016, Bribiesca moved from her first apartment, unit 1812, to another, 1908, in the same complex. Bribiesca testified she was not offered an opportunity to see 1908 before moving in, and it is not clear whether she asked to view the apartment before th... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MARCOS SILVA TEIXEIRA Rape, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, and aggravated criminal sodomy

A jury convicted Marcos Silva Teixeira of rape, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, and aggravated criminal sodomy. Teixeira appeals, arguing the district court erred in denying his motion to suppress and by instructing the jury against nullification.

Teixeira's convictions arose out of an incident that occurred when Teixeira and the victim, J.W., spent the night at a mutual fr... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. RICKY J. STOVALL

On April 11, 2006, the State charged Stovall with one count of rape of a child under 14, one count of rape when the victim was overcome by force or fear, and an alternative count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The charges were based on evidence that Stovall began having sexual intercourse with his biological daughter, N.D.S., born in March 1985, shortly after she turned 12 year... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

HOWARD JOHNSON III v. U.S. FOOD SERVICE, and AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE CO

On October 16, 2015, Howard Johnson, who had been employed by U.S. Food Service since 2002 as a delivery driver, suffered an on-the-job injury to his neck when he tried to dislodge a partially frozen trailer door at work. Later that month, Dr. Harold Hess, a neurosurgeon, examined Johnson for the first time. Johnson complained of neck and left arm pain along with numbness and weakness in his ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

FRANK ROBINSON v. STATE OF KANSAS

After an apartment house in Topeka burned and one of the tenants died, the United States government charged Robinson with arson resulting in death. When the federal government dismissed the charge before trial, the State of Kansas charged Robinson with felony murder and aggravated arson. All pertinent details of the state prosecution may be read in the direct criminal appeal reported in State v. R... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

STATE OF MONTANA v. JESSY LEE WILLIAMS

As to the underlying facts of the offenses, the State and Williams presented dramatically different versionsof events at trial. According to Williams, hedrankat Bugz Bar andusedmethamphetamine with friends on February 28, 2014. Williams got a ride to another friend’s house, but after his ride left, he discovered that his friend was not home. It was extremely cold outside and Williams decid... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MT)

CITY OF HELENA v. RYAN SCOT FRANKFORTER,

On the evening of August 26, 2014, Frankforter’s wife contacted the police, reporting that Frankforter assaulted and injured her. An officer responded to the call and noted injuries—bruising and abrasions—consistent with assault. A t that time, Frankforter’s wife also had a cast on her hand. She told the officer that Frankforter previously injured her hand by grabbing her arm and twisting ... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MT)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ‐v.‐ RAYMOND BAKER

As relevant here, Baker was charged on November 5, 2015 in a single count 
superseding indictment with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to 
distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing heroin.  The 
evidence presented at his trial established that between January and mid‐June 
2015, in Albany and Schenactady Counties, New York, Baker parti... More...
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Corey Ray Cagle a/k/a Corey Cagle v. State of Mississippi

On March 5, 2016, Cagle contends that he was contacted by Blake Rice, an inmate in the Attala County Jail, through Shawn James, another inmate, to do him a favor. Rice wanted Cagle to go by his mother’s home and pick up money in anticipation of his release. Additionally, Rice wanted Cagle to meet a woman, whom Cagle did not know, to get clothing for him. In his statement to police, Cagle stated... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - MS)

Gold Medal, LLC, d/b/a Run Gum v. USA Track & Field; United States Olympic Committee District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Appellant Gold Medal LLC d/b/a Run Gum (Run Gum)
appeals the district court’s order dismissing its complaint.
Run Gum alleged that Appellees USA Track & Field
(USATF) and the United States Olympic Committee
(Olympic Committee) engaged in an anticompetitive
conspiracy in violation of antitrust law by imposing
advertising restrictions during the Olympic Trials for track
a... More...
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Araceli Rodriguez v. Lonnie Swartz, Agent of the U.S. Boarder Patrol Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

A U.S. Border Patrol agent standing on American soil
shot and killed a teenage Mexican citizen who was walking
down a street in Mexico. We address whether that agent has

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qualified immunity and whether he can be sued for violating
the Fourth Amendment. Based on the facts alleged in the
complaint, we hold that the agent violated a clearly
e... More...
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RONALD HIGHT JR. v. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 2012, appellant was charged with second-degree murder. Appellant filed a motion to dismiss under section 776.032 of the Stand Your Ground law and a pre-trial immunity hearing took place in 2014. After the denial of his motion, appellant went to trial and was convicted of a lesser included offense, manslaughter, in 2016. Appellant appealed his conviction. During the pendency of his appeal, t... More...   $0 (08-08-2018 - FL)

Thurston McBride vs State of Florida

Appellant was tried and found guilty of sexual battery on a child under twelve by a defendant eighteen years of age or older. The victim, who was thirteen years of age at the time of trial, testified that Appellant, who had been married to the victim’s godmother, sexually battered him on one occasion while Appellant
lived with the victim, his godmother, and his godsister. The victim further... More...
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Randy Kinder Excavating, Inc. v. JA Manning Construction Company, Inc. Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

This construction dispute arises from a government contract to build a pumping
station for the purpose of managing water levels around parts of the lower White
River in Arkansas. As with many large-scale projects, this venture was plagued with
delays from its inception. These delays were caused by weather events, scheduling
conflicts, and other unforeseen conditions. The district c... More...
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Landon L. Michael v. Joshua Trevena and Ryan Chaffee District of North Dakota Federal Courthouse - Bismarck, North Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Landon Michael filed suit against Watford City, North Dakota, police officers
Joshua Trevena and Ryan Chaffee, alleging unlawful arrest and excessive force after
the officers were called to help resolve a family dispute. The district court granted
the officers summary judgment based on qualified immunity. Michael appeals.
I.
Michael was in possession of a set of keys to a truck... More...
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Jeffery Allen Oppedahl v. Mobile Drill International Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Jeffery Oppedahl was injured in a gruesome accident involving a
truck-mounted drill and auger that left him 1 a quadriplegic. Oppedahl, his wife, and
his children (collectively “Plaintiffs”) sued Mobile Drill Company, Inc. (“Mobile
Drill”), the manufacturer of the drill and auger. As relevant to this appeal, the district
court2 first dismissed Plaintiffs’ strict products ... More...
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United States of America v. Dallas Wayne Thundershield District of North Dakota Federal Courtroom - Fargo, North Dakota

A jury convicted Dallas Wayne Thundershield of second-degree murder, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1111 and 1153; assault with intent to commit murder, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(1) and 1153; assault with a dangerous weapon, in
violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(3) and 1153; and assault resulting in substantial
bodily injury, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(a)(7) and 1153. O... More...
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Raymond Blech v. Richard Blech, Commercial Bank as Trustee, etc.

Arthur Blech died in 2011, leaving an estate worth in
excess of $65 million. At his death, his estate planning
documents included the Arthur Blech Living Trust, as amended,
and his will, which provided for the “pour over” of most of his
remaining assets into the Trust, to be administered as part of the
corpus of the Trust by a third party trustee. Arthur left most of
his es... More...
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Joshua A. Perkins vs. State of Missouri

The State charged Perkins with the class A felony of assault of a corrections officer
in the first degree (Count I) and the class B felony of committing violence against an
employee of the Department of Corrections (Count II). Perkins appeared with counsel at
a plea and sentencing hearing on May 5, 2016. At the hearing, the State initially announced
the agreed upon sentence t... More...
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