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Texas False Imprisonment Law
 

Anthony Joseph Rodriguez v. The State of Texas

Sex Offender

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Anthony Joseph Rodriguez pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual
assault of child withou... More...
   $0 (03-30-2017 - TX)

Memorial Hermann Health System v. Samia Khalil, M.D.

After 40 years of employment at Memorial Hermann hospital, Dr. Samia
Khalil sued Memorial Hermann Health System for defamation, tortious
interference with an existing contract, conspiracy, and intentional infliction of
emotional distress. Khalil, age 77, also sued for age discrimination. Memorial
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Hermann sought to dismiss several of her claims under summary dismiss... More...
   $0 (03-29-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola

El Paso, TX - El Paso Man Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison in Connection with Murder-For-Hire Plot

Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola, age 30, was sentenced to life in federal prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot.

Senior United States District Judge David Briones imposed a life-imprisonment sentence on each count to which Velasco Gurrola pleaded guilty prior to trial: three co... More...
   $0 (03-23-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Samuel Velasco Gurrola

El Paso, TX - Samuel Velasco Gurrola Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison for Murder-For-Hire Plot Involving His Wife, Her Father and Her Sister

Sentence comes one day after his brother, Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola, received a life sentence for his role in the plot

Samuel Velasco Gurrola was sentenced to life in federal prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot.

On Octob... More...
   $0 (03-24-2017 - TX)

Quavize Lejuante Jones v. The State of Texas

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The facts are undisputed. Jones killed Shaw by stabbing her multiple times in her upper
body and head. In charging him with murder, the State alleged two punishment-... More...   $0 (03-23-2017 - TX)

Brian Jason White v. The State of Texas

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The complainant, Jason Earnhardt, and his wife started Earnhardt Restoration and
Roofing (ERR) in 2010. The company primarily re... More...
   $0 (03-23-2017 - TX)

Eric G. Yzaguirre v. The State of Texas

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Yzaguirre was charged with two counts of indecency with a child by touching the breast
of his step-daughter C.B. on two different dates. At trial, C.B. testified about the events which
occurred when she was twe... More...   $0 (03-22-2017 - TX)

Ex parte Elida Uribe

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Lewisville police arrested Uribe, a Mexican citizen, on March 31, 2009,
alleging that she had beat... More...
   $0 (03-16-2017 - TX)

Adrian Quigley v. The State of Texas

Gang member arrested in Lewisville killing

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In April 2015, Richard Myles resided in a small second-floor apartment in
the Hampton Bay apa... More...
   $0 (03-16-2017 - TX)

Robert Dewayne Laurent v. The State of Texas

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Officer B. Curtis testified at the pre-trial hearing on Laurent’s motion to
suppress. He stated that in January 2016, he was patrolling an area in north Houston
with his partner when he passed Laurent’s ca... More...   $0 (03-16-2017 - TX)

Mario Ernesto Paredes v. The State of Texas

Jhon was killed on August 31, 2013. Appellant and several others spent that
day in and around the Victoria Apartments on Covington Square Drive in Houston.
At trial, the State presented several videos from the apartment complex and a
nearby convenience store, as well as testimony from people that appellant spent the
day with, one witness to the shooting, and another person wh... More...
   $0 (03-11-2017 - TX)

Linda Ann Parrish Richardson and Gary Bruce Richardson, co-trustees of the M.C. Parrish, Jr. Testamentary Trust, et al. v. Donald Roger Mills, et al

The heirs, devisees, and assigns of Robert Lindsay and June C. Harris1 (Appellants) filed a motion for rehearing. We grant the motion, withdraw our December 30, 2016 opinion and judgment, and substitute the following opinion and a corresponding judgment in their place.
This suit involved the construction of a 1906 instrument pertaining to the minerals under certain property and a 1908 release.... More...
   $0 (02-08-2017 - TX)

State Farm Lloyds v. Dennis Webb

State Farm Lloyds (“State Farm”) appeals the trial court’s judgment in favor
of Dennis Webb following a jury trial. In five appellate issues, State Farm challenges
the legal and factual sufficiency of the evidence supporting the jury’s bad faith
findings and award of extra-contractual damages, as well as the trial court’s
admission of expert testimony, exclusion of evidence, refusa... More...
   $0 (03-09-2017 - TX)

John M. Donohue v. City of Boerne Chief of Police James Koehler

John M. Donohue challenges the trial court’s judgment granting the pleas to the jurisdiction
filed by the City of Boerne’s Police Chief James Koehler and Police Officer Pablo Morales.
Donohue also challenges the trial court’s judgment granting Martha Donohue’s plea to the
jurisdiction rendered in the same proceeding. We affirm the trial court’s judgment granting Chief
Koehler and O... More...
   $0 (03-09-2017 - TX)

Deborah Logsdon v. Mark E. Logsdon

Appellant Deborah Logsdon appeals from the trial court’s summary
judgment granted in favor of appellee Mark E. Logsdon. Because we conclude
the trial court did not err, we affirm the trial court’s judgment. See Tex. R. App.
P. 43.2(a).
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
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I. BACKGROUND
A. DIVORCE AND LIQUIDATION OF ASSETS BY AUCTION
Deborah and Mark married in 1984 and join... More...
   $0 (02-16-2017 - TX)

Gerald Caldwell v. KHOU-TV; Gannett Company, Inc.

After being fired, Gerald Caldwell sued his employers, KHOU-TV and Gannett Company, Inc. (collectively, “the Defendants”), for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the Defendants and Caldwell appealed. Because we find that Caldwell raised a genuine issue of fact over whether the ... More...   $0 (03-07-2017 - TX)

Alborz Datar v. National Oilwell Varoc, L.P.

Appellant, Alborz Datar, sued appellee, National Oilwell Varco, L.P. (“NOV”), for various disability discrimination and retaliation claims under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (“TCHRA”) and the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act (“TWCA”). The trial court granted summary judgment in favor
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of NOV, dismissing all of Datar’s claims. Datar argues in three issues on appeal that the tria... More...
   $0 (01-19-2017 - TX)

Shamsher Medih Christi v. Sana Christi a/k/a Kiran Will Werding

Shamsher Chisti sought to collaterally attack his decree of divorce by filing a petition for a bill of review in the trial court. The trial court denied Chisti’s bill of review. On appeal, Chisti challenges that ruling as an abuse of the trial court’s discretion. We affirm.
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Background
In April 2016, the trial court heard Chisti’s petition for a bill of review, in
which he sought ... More...
   $0 (01-24-2017 - TX)

Benito Santibanez v. Alejandro Diron

Benito Santibanez sued Alejandro Diron for Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations after a used vehicle Santibanez purchased “as is” from Diron encountered significant mechanical problems within days of the purchase. Diron filed a no-evidence and a traditional motion for summary judgment. Santibanez
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filed a single response but did not include any summary-judgment evidence. The trial cou... More...
   $0 (01-24-2017 - TX)

Penny Gallis v. George Papadogiannis

This is an appeal from a judgment arising from the trial court’s interpretation
of the parties’ 2011 divorce decree. We affirm in part and reverse and render in
part.
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PRIOR PROCEEDINGS AND THE 2011 DECREE
On July 27, 2011, the trial court signed an Agreed Final Decree of Divorce
(the 2011 Decree) dissolving the marriage between Penny Gallis (f/k/a Penny More...
   $0 (02-23-2017 - TX)

Robert Hynds v. Dale Foster

Appellee Dale Foster sued his business partner, appellant Robert Hynds, for
fraud, breach of contract, and other claims arising out of an investment opportunity
in an oil and gas field in Alabama. Foster moved for summary judgment on his fraud


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and breach of contract claims. After the trial court rendered summary judgment in
Foster’s favor, ordering res... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

Kevin Nelson v. The State of Texas

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The State charged Appellant with four counts of aggravated robbery. Pursuant to a plea agreement, Appellant pleaded “guilty” to the charged offenses, and the trial court placed Appellant on deferred adjudication community supervision for ten years. The State subsequently filed an application to proceed to final adjudication. The trial court denied the application, and amended the terms of Appel... More...   $0 (03-03-2017 - TX)

Billy Joe Booker v. The State of Texas

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In the first issue, Appellant argues that the trial court erred in denying his motion
for directed verdict. We review an issue complaining about a trial court's failure to grant
a motion for directed verdict as a challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence. See Williams
v. State, 937 S.W.2d 479, 482 (Tex.Crim.App.1996). The Court of Criminal Appeals has
expressed our stand... More...
   $0 (03-03-2017 - TX)

Frank Herbert Dozier, Jr. v. The State of Texas

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A jury convicted Frank Herbert Dozier, Jr., of possessing, within a drug-free zone and with
intent to deliver, more than four grams but less than 200 grams of methamphetamine. The jury
further found as true the State’s enhancement allegations that Dozier had previously been
convicted of two felony offenses. In accordance with the jury’s verdict, the trial court sentenced
Dozi... More...
   $0 (03-01-2017 - TX)

Ryan Colin Otey v. The State of Texas

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Ryan Colin Otey waived a jury and pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault of an
elderly person. After finding appellant guilty, the trial court assessed punishment at thirty years’
imprisonment. On appeal, appellant’s attorney filed a brief in which she concludes the appeal is
wholly frivolous and without merit. The brief meets the requirements of Anders v. California,
3... More...
   $0 (03-01-2017 - TX)

Torrianno Walpool v. The State of Texas

Sex Offender

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In his only issue, appellant contends the evidence is insufficient to support the trial
court’s enhancement of punishment under section 12.42(d) of the penal code. Specifically, he
alleges that the evidence failed to show the second conviction occurred subsequent to the first
conviction becoming final. The record shows appellant was accused of sexually assaulting his biological da... More...
   $0 (03-01-2017 - TX)

Jessica Cantu v. The State of Texas

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Jessica Cantu pleaded no contest to the felony offense of prostitution. The trial court
assessed punishment at two years’ imprisonment in a state jail facility, suspended in favor of four
years’ community supervision. Cantu timely appealed the judgment.
Cantu’s court-appointed attorney filed a brief representing that he conducted a professional
evaluation of the record and de... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

Roberto Gauna v. The State of Texas

Sex offender

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Gauna challenges the trial court’s admission of testimony from Gauna’s former sister-in
law, Charleigh, and his nieces, IG and MG, regarding extraneous sexual offenses committed
against the nieces by Gauna. Prior to the witnesses testifying, the trial court held a hearing outside
the jury’s presence pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure article 38.37. TEX. CODE CRIM.
PR... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

Delmis Edmond Shields v. The State of Texas

Delmis Shields pleaded guilty to the offense of intoxication assault in two separate cases.
The trial court assessed punishment at ten years’ imprisonment, suspended in favor of ten years’
community supervision in each case. On May 11, 2015, the State filed a motion to revoke in each
case, alleging Shields violated the conditions of his supervision by consuming alcohol and failing... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

Vernard Brown v. The State of Texas

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Sex Offender

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Brown is the biological father of the victim in this case, C.H. Prior to C.H. turning
eleven years old, C.H. had never met Brown. According to the testimony from trial, after C.H. had
lived with her aunt for some time, Brown contacted C.H., started visiting her, and obtained legal
custody over C.H. Once Brown obtained custody of C.H., C.H. moved into the home of Brown’s
mother, ... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

Leon Jackson v. The State of Texas

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Under two separate indictments, Leon Jackson was charged with a state-jail felony
for forgery of a financial instrument in cause number 6101 and with a third-degree felony for forgery
of a financial instrument involving an elderly victim in cause number 6100. See Tex. Penal Code
§ 32.21(a)-(b) (setting out elements of offense of forgery), (d) (explaining that, in general, forgery
... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

Bruno Antonio Galvan-Escobedo v. The State of Texas

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In the late evening of April 25, 2015, Appellant was standing outside a
Corner Store gas station in The Colony. Three women reported to the store
clerk, Jeffrey Taggart, that Appellant was standing in a dark area at the corner of
the building in front of the women’s cars and that he was staring at them in a
manner that made them very uncomfortable and afraid to get out of thei... More...
   $0 (02-27-2017 - TX)

Charles Leon Smith v. The State of Texas

In 1984, appellant was in a dating relationship with the complainant, Pamela
Clarence, and, at the time of Clarence’s murder, they had a one-month-old baby
girl together. Appellant had also been involved romantically with another woman
with whom he had had a son at around the same time, and Clarence was aware of
that relationship.
On August 2, 1984, Clarence’s niece stopp... More...
   $0 (02-27-2017 - TX)

Leann Starnes v. Michael G. Wallace, et al.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), passed during the New Deal to set a federal minimum wage for certain workers, is one of the earliest federal statutes to contain the antiretaliation provisions that in the years since have become common in employment laws (the contemporaneous National Labor Relations Act is another early example). The plaintiff brought this case contending that the antiretaliat... More...   $0 (02-26-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Maria Teresa Paz Garza

McAllen, TX - Jury Convicts Rio Grande Valley Area Durable Medical Equipment Company Owner of Health Care Fraud

A McAllen federal jury has convicted the owner of an area durable medical equipment (DME) company owner on all counts for her scheme to defraud Texas Medicaid through fraudulent billings. The jury deliberated for six hours following a seven-day trial before convicting Maria Tere... More...
   $0 (02-24-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Lourdes Ramirez

Dallas, TX - Texas Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

Sought Over $1.1 Million in Fraudulent Refunds

A Texas resident was sentenced to serve 22 months in prison for preparing false tax returns.

According to documents filed with the court, Lourdes Ramirez, a Mexico national unlawfully residing in the United States, operated TX ASAP Tax Servic... More...
   $0 (02-24-2017 - TX)

STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. JUBBARD PRICE

On May 3, 2013, Defendant was charged by grand jury indictment, in
Counts 1 through 5, with second degree kidnapping in violation of La. R.S.
14:44.1; and in Counts 6 through 8, with second degree murder in violation of La.
R.S. 14:30.1. Defendant was tried by a twelve-person jury on June 9 through 13,
2014, and found guilty of five counts of simple kidnapping; not guilty of n... More...
   $0 (02-22-2017 - TX)

Ruben David Ramirez, Jr. v. The State of Texas

Appellant was charged by indictment with retaliation, assault of a public servant, and felony driving while intoxicated. Pursuant to a negotiated plea agreement, the State abandoned the felony driving while intoxicated charge, and Appellant pleaded “guilty” to the remaining charges. Appellant further waived his right to appeal the findings of guilt. The trial court assessed Appellant’s punishme... More...   $0 (02-22-2017 - TX)

Elida Vega Terrazas v. The State of Texas

Appellant entered a guilty plea in February 2012 for the third-degree felony offense of retaliation.
The trial court deferred a finding of guilt and placed her on deferred adjudication community supervision for a term of six years. In January 2016, the State filed a motion to adjudicate guilt and revoke community supervision based upon a single allegation: that Appellant violated the terms a... More...
   $0 (02-21-2017 - TX)

Jorge Castillo Hernandez v. The State of Texas

Jorge Castillo Hernandez is attempting to appeal his conviction of indecency with a child
by sexual contact. Finding that Appellant did not timely file his notice of appeal, we dismiss the
appeal for lack of jurisdiction.
A timely notice of appeal is necessary to invoke this Court’s jurisdiction. Olivo v. State,
918 S.W.2d 519, 522 (Tex.Crim.App. 1996). In a criminal case, a... More...
   $0 (02-21-2017 - TX)

   
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