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Joseph Delmarco Carter v. The State of Texas

When the State called K.B. to testify, crying was heard outside the courtroom door.
The court immediately granted the parties’ request to meet in chambers to discuss what
had happened. In chambers, the State explained that when the courtroom door was
opened for K.B. to enter from the hallway, K.B. saw Carter and started crying and
hyperventilating. According to the State, K.... More...
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Derrick Dewayne Watson v. The State of Texas

Appellant was charged by indictment with one count of attempted burglary of a habitation, a third degree felony, punishable by not less than two years but not more than ten years imprisonment.1 The State filed a notice of intent to seek habitual punishment pursuant to Section 12.42(d) of the Texas Penal Code, alleging that Appellant had prior felony convictions for robbery, assault against a gove... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - TX)

Jared Eugene Wilson v. The State of Texas

The State charged Appellant with the murder of Tommy Wilson by shooting Tommy with a firearm. Appellant pleaded “not guilty.” At trial, the record demonstrated that the shooting occurred at the Royal Inn and Suites. Amanda Hall testified that, on July 4, 2016, Appellant allowed Hall and her children to stay in his motel room. Hall owned a firearm, which she placed in the nightstand drawer. S... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - TX)

Cody Adam Alvarez v. The State of Texas

Appellant was charged with the murder of Alexis Baker by blunt force trauma to the head allegedly caused by a claw hammer. The complaint alleged that
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Appellant made a statement admitting that he killed Baker because “she was deceitful with him and he did not want her to spread his seed.” On August 12, 2015, Appellant filed both a notice suggesting that he was insane at the time ... More...
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Johns Manville Corporation v. Knauf Insulation, LLC and Knauf Insultation GMBH Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Denver, Colorado

Johns Manville Corporation (JM) and Knauf Insulation, LLC (Knauf) are

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competitors in the fiberglass insulation industry.1 Both employed Dr. William Johnson, a
metallurgist,2 albeit at different times. Johnson left JM for greener pastures at Knauf. He
took with him what are allegedly trade secrets, which he exploited to his and Knauf’s
benefit. The ultimate quest... More...
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Melody Chacker v. JPMorgan Chase Bank. N.A.

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 8.1105(b) and
8.1110, this opinion is certified for publication with the exception
of Parts II.A–II.B and Part II.D.

Plaintiff and appellant Melody Chacker (plaintiff)
refinanced a loan on her home and then failed to make required
loan payments, which triggered non-judicial foreclosure
proceedings. Plaintiff sued to stop the... More...
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Argustus Charles Choyce v. The State of Texas

A jury convicted Argustus Charles Choyce of family violence assault with a prior conviction, a third-degree felony. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. § 22.01(b)(2) (West Supp. 2017). After Choyce pled true to the State’s two enhancement allegations, he was sentenced to fifty years’ imprisonment. On appeal, Choyce argues that (1) the trial court erroneously struck a panel member for cause, (2) the in... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Timoteo Jesus Garza, Jr. v. The State of Texasn

The child involved in this case was Garza’s great-grandson, G.G.,3 who was five years old at the time of the assault. The child involved in the companion case, C.V., was six years old and was visiting Garza’s home at the time of the assault. G.G.’s mother, Lacy,4 testified that Garza was living with Lacy’s mother, whom G.G. called Nana, in a house in Windom during the late summer of 2016 and ... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Lafayette Trey Crosby v. The State of Texas

A traffic stop in early 2018 by Hopkins County Deputy Jeremy Dixon precipitated the revocation of Lafayette Trey Crosby’s community supervision.1 Crosby was a passenger in the back seat of the stopped vehicle, in which was a “strong smell” of marihuana, and in which there was also methamphetamine, marihuana, and K2 (a synthetic drug). In revoking Crosby’s community supervision and ordering t... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Shayne Daniel Afzal v. The State of Texas

In response to an early-morning report of trouble, police officers arrived at a Longview apartment complex occupied by Shayne Daniel Afzal and others. As the officers approached the apartment that appeared to be the epicenter of the trouble, they heard “several blasts” coming from what sounded like a shotgun. After officers took cover, they heard Afzal “screaming unintelligibly.” They obser... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Ronnie James Monroe v. The State of Texas

At trial, Mother3 testified that she began dating Monroe right before Christmas
2013. She met him on a social website, and he moved in with her and her two
children sometime around June 2014. Mother averred that on June 11, 2016, she,
Monroe, Girl, and Boy attended a family reunion at a nearby lake. Girl was six years
old at the time.
According to Mother, the group left... More...
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DONNA FOX, as Personal Representative of Ronald J. Fox, Deceased v. JAMES R. MIZE and VAN EATON READY MIX, INC. and FEDERATED MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Sooner Cannabis Consultants Click Here For Expert Help 918-960-5038

This cause arises from a motor vehicle accident between Ronald J. Fox and James R. Mize that occurred on July 29, 2015, near Sunnylane Road and Indian Hills Road in Norman, Oklahoma. Mr. Mize was traveling northbound on Sunnylane Road in a tractor-trailer owned by his employer, Van Eaton Ready Mix, Inc., when he made a left turn onto Van Eaton's property. According to the traffic collision report,... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - OK)

Roger Lee Davies v. State of North Dakota

In 2014, Roger Davies was charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child. In November 2014, Davies pleaded guilty. During the change of plea, the district court advised Davies that as a part of the binding plea agreement, the court would not sentence him to more than 15 years imprisonment. After a presentence investigation, Davies was sentenced to a term of 15 years imprisonment and supervised p... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - ND)

Herman N. Nunes v. HIE Holdings, Inc. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

In 2008, Congress enacted the ADA Amendments Act
(“ADAAA”), which broadened the definition of disability
under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”),
42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq. As relevant to this appeal, the
ADAAA expanded the scope of the ADA’s “regarded-as”
definition of disability. We have not opined on this issue
in the ten years since the ADAAA was enacted and s... More...
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Alec Marsh v. J. Alexander's, L.L.C. District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in 1938 in response to a national concern that the price of American development was the exploitation of an entire class of low-income workers. President Roosevelt, who pushed for fair labor legislation, famously declared: “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide eno... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - AZ)

Guadalupe A. Ontiveros v. Kent Constable

Guadalupe Ontiveros, as the minority shareholder in Omega Electric, Inc.
(Omega), sued majority shareholder Kent Constable, his wife (Karen Constable), and
Omega,1 asserting direct and derivative claims arising from a dispute over management
of Omega and its assets. In response to Ontiveros's claim of involuntary dissolution of
Omega, Appellants filed a motion to stay proceedings ... More...
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EDDIE M. DeLEON, JASON KINGERY and STEVE PAUL BECK v. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY

Plaintiffs each filed Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) negligence claims
against BNSF in Montana’s Thirteenth Judicial District Court, Yellowstone County.
BNSF is a rail carrier incorporated in Delaware with its principal place of business in
Texas. BNSF does business in Montana: it has 2,061 miles of railroad track in Montana;
employs approximately 2,100 workers in M... More...
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STATE OF MONTANA v. ADAM HATFIELD

On the evening of November 28, 2008, Matt Hatfield (Matt) dropped off a friend
after a day of hunting. Laterthat night, hespoke with his ex-wifeon the phone. There are
no credible accounts of anyone seeing or speaking with Mattafter that day.
¶4 Although it was not unusual for Matt to be out of contact for a few days, his absence
stretched into weeks, and friends and family m... More...
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The People of the State of Colorado v. Curtis A. Brooks

This case presents the question of whether Colorado’s recently enacted
sentencing scheme for juvenile offenders who received unconstitutional mandatory
sentences to life in prison without the possibility of parole (“LWOP”) violates the
Special Legislation Clause of the Colorado Constitution. We conclude that it does not.
¶2 Based on acts that Brooks committed when he was fifte... More...
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The People of the State of Colorado v. Daniel S. Gutierrez MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

Jairo Perez was shot and killed in his garage.1 A friend of the decedent stated
that he saw who committed the murder and that the murderer had fled. That witness
later positively identified the defendant, Daniel Gutierrez, as the murderer in a police
photo array.
¶3 Minutes after the murder of Perez, a man attempted to force his way into a
residence located just a bloc... More...
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STATE OF NEW MEXICO v. JEANNE ROEPER, a/k/a JEANNA ROEPER MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

Defendant is the mother of three children, including fifteen-year-old J.M. 15 (Son). Son had a history of behavioral problems and had been diagnosed with 16 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Defendant also cares for her 17 younger son, who is deaf and suffers from autism and Down syndrome. Along with 18 her own three children, Defendant also cares for her grandchild. 19 ... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - NM)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ELLIOTT MAURICE KYLES MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa-- Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law

On June 2, 2013, Reginald Johnson parked his black SUV in a convenience store parking lot near 38th Street and Leavenworth Road in Wyandotte County, Kansas. After exiting the SUV, Johnson looked up and saw a man wearing a light-blue hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and his hand inside the sweatshirt pocket. Johnson saw the man get out of an SUV parked directly in front of the store. As the man c... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. SERGIO GUERRA Sooner Cannabis Consultants

On March 24, 2016, D.B.—an adult female—was working at a convenience store on Richards Drive in Manhattan. Around 10 p.m., Guerra entered the store and began making flirtatious comments and harassing D.B. This went on for several minutes before Guerra eventually left the store. About an hour and a half later at the end of her shift, D.B. left the convenience store and went to her car.

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STATE OF KANSAS v. ANDREW JAMES CLINE MoreLaw Suites - Legal Suites and Virtual Offices - Downtown Tulsa-- Best Places In Downtown Tulsa To Practice Law

On July 8, 2016, Cline pled guilty and was convicted of two counts of unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substance, a level 4 nonperson felony. Cline was sentenced to 18 months' probation, a downward departure from the presumptive prison sentence, with an underlying term of 63 months in prison. On January 11, 2017, Cline stipulated to violating his terms of probation and was giv... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - KS)

DEJUAN A. BELL v. STATE OF KANSAS MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

The district court summarily denied Dejuan A. Bell's motion for habeas corpus relief based on the motion and the court's files and records. Bell appeals, asking us to remand the case with directions to hold an evidentiary hearing on his motion. When we are presented with an appeal from a summary denial of such a motion, this court is in the same position as the district court and will review the m... More...   $0 (09-18-2018 - KS)

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