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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...
   $0 (07-26-2018 - MS)

Whole Woman's Health v. Charles Smith Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

This is an emergency appeal from an extraordinary discovery order by the district court to a religious body. The court compelled document production of the group’s internal communications despite its status as a non-litigant and its voluntary furnishing of substantial discovery materials. Because the trial date looms, and with the benefit of full briefing from both parties, we elect to consolidate... More...   $0 (07-25-2018 - TX)

Chester L. Bailey, Jr. v. Independent School District No. 69 of Canadian County Oklahoma Oklahoma County Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

We are presented in this appeal with the following question: is a letter written by a public employee, seeking a reduced sentence for his relative, speech on a matter of public concern for the purposes of a First Amendment Garcetti/Pickering inquiry. See Garcetti v. Ceballos, 547 U.S. 410 (2006); Pickering v. Bd. of Educ., 391 U.S. 563 (1968). We conclude that it is. Accordingly we reverse the dis... More...   $0 (07-24-2018 - OK)

Levi Huebner v. Midland Credit Management, et al. Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Plaintiff‐Appellant Levi Huebner (“Huebner”) is an attorney who has
litigated several cases under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15
3
U.S.C. § 1692, et seq., which, among other things, prohibits debt collectors from
using “false, deceptive, or misleading representation[s] . . . in connection with the
collection of any debt,” id. § 1692e. In October 2013... More...
   $0 (07-22-2018 - NY)

Thomas W. Sikes v. United States Department of the Navy Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Savannah, Georgia

We must decide whether the United States Department of the Navy improperly withheld documents related to the suicide of Admiral J.M. Boorda in response to a request made under the Freedom of Information Act.
I
In 1996, United States Navy Admiral J.M. Boorda, then Chief of Naval Operations, committed suicide in Washington, D.C. He left two suicide notes at his home: one addressed to his sai... More...
   $0 (07-21-2018 - GA)

STATE OF OHIO v. CLIFTON J. PANEZICH

In late 2015, a single count complaint was filed in Mahoning County Court Number 4 against Appellant. The complaint alleged Appellant engaged in a pattern of corrupt activity in violation R.C. 2923.22, a first-degree felony, from 2010 through 2015. 12/16/15 Complaint. The complaint was filed as a result of a 2013 investigation by the FBI, Canfield Police Department, and other Northeast Ohio po... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
   $0 (07-15-2018 - MA)

United States of America v. Brian Leo Snow Eastern District of Tennessee - Federal Courthouse - Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville, TN - Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty To Filing False Retaliatory Lien And Making A False Claim For Tax Refund

A Rogersville, Tennessee resident pleaded guilty today to filing a fraudulent multi-million dollar lien against a government employee and filing a false claim for a tax refund, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Depart... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - TN)

SPECIALTYCARE IOM SERVICES, LLC v. MEDSURANT HOLDINGS, LLC, ET AL.

SpecialtyCare IOM Services, LLC (“SpecialtyCare,” or “Appellee”) and Medsurant Holdings, LLC (“Holdings”) and Medsurant, LLC (together with Holdings, “Medsurant,” or “Appellants”) are direct competitors in the intraoperative
neurophysiologic monitoring services(“IOM”)industry. IOM services are typically used for patients undergoing operations related to the nervous system, or procedures that... More...
   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)

TROY DANIEL DOWELL vs. STATE OF IOWA Troy Daniel Dowell - Registered Sex Offender

We have previously summarized the relevant facts and circumstances of
the underlying offense and early proceedings:
Dowell, who has three children, was convicted of several crimes, including neglect of a dependent. The district court entered a sentencing no-contact order restraining Dowell from having any contact with his children. The order was to remain in effect until July 15, 2013... More...
   $0 (07-08-2018 - IA)

John McAdams v. Marquette University

APPEAL from a judgment and an order of the Circuit Court
for Milwaukee County, David A. Hansher, Judge. Reversed and
remanded.
¶1 DANIEL KELLY, J. Marquette University suspended a
tenured faculty member because of a blog post criticizing an
encounter between an instructor and a student. Dr. John McAdams
took exception to his suspension, and brought a claim against
the U... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - WI)

United States of America v. Timothy Thomas Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, TN - Former CEO of Tennessee-Based Telemarketing Company Sentenced to Federal Prison

A Brentwood, Tennessee man was sentenced on July 2, 2018 in U.S. District Court to 66 months in prison for his criminal conduct in marketing and misrepresenting health insurance plans, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U... More...
   $0 (07-04-2018 - TN)

STATE OF KANSAS v. LANCE L. FRANKLIN

Lance L. Franklin appeals sentences the Shawnee County District Court imposed on him following his guilty pleas in separate cases because he has to serve the prison time consecutively rather than concurrently—an outcome he says conflicts with the plea agreement. The sentences conform to the statutory guidelines and, therefore, cannot be appealed. We dismiss that part of Franklin's appeal. Franklin... More...   $0 (07-02-2018 - KS)

In re Joseph Clyde Ford

We believe it is necessary to review some of the procedural history of this
proceeding; but first, an overview is helpful to understand where we are going. The
In re Ford Page 2

genesis of the problem started with Ford’s conviction in March, 1992. The judgment for
that conviction is at the heart of this proceeding. The fundamental question is whether
the 1992 judg... More...
   $0 (06-30-2018 - TX)

Tamara M. Loertscher v. Eloise Anderson, et al. Western District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Madison, Wisconsin Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Tamara M. Loertscher brought this
action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 challenging the constitutionality
of 1997 Wisconsin Act 292 (“Act 292” or “the Act”), a legislative
measure designed to address the effects of prenatal substance
abuse. Act 292 brings unborn children and their mothers
within the jurisdiction of the juvenile courts if the mothers
exhibit a habitual lack of self&... More...
   $0 (06-27-2018 - WI)

SHANNON DUNCAN vs. FORD MOTOR CREDIT, REPOSSESSORS, INC. and BRUCE SHORES

On March 5, 2008, Duncan purchased a 2008 Ford Edge from Decorah
Auto Center, Inc., with financing through Ford Motor Credit (FMC). She made
payments from April 19, 2008, until August 19, 2010. Duncan received notice she
owed $1871.94, due by November 19, 2010. Duncan stated she paid this amount
in a timely fashion, but on November 19, 2010, Bruce Shores of Repossessors, More...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - IA)

Trump, President of the United States, et al. v.Hawaii, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, foreignnationals seeking entry into the United States undergo a vetting process to ensure that they satisfy the numerous requirements for admission. The Act also vests the President with authority to restrict the entry of aliens whenever he finds that their entry “would be detrimental to the interests of the United States.” 8 U. S. C. §1182(f). Relying on... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

Keanu D. W. Ortiz v. United States United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

This case is about the legality of a military officer serving as a judge on both an Air Force appeals court and theCourt of Military Commission Review (CMCR). The petitioner, an airman convicted of crimes in the military justice system, contends that the judge’s holding of dual offices violated a statute regulating military service, aswell as the Constitution’s Appointments Clause. The Court of Ap... More...   $0 (06-25-2018 - DC)

Terry Lee McElroy v. The State of Texas

A jury convicted Appellant Terry Lee McElroy of continuous sexual abuse
of a child under fourteen years of age. Appellant pleaded true to two prior felony
convictions, and the trial court sentenced him to a mandatory life sentence.

Appellant brings a single issue on appeal, arguing that the trial court reversibly
erred in sustaining the State’s objection to his voir dire... More...
   $0 (06-24-2018 - TX)

Moofly Productions, LLC v. Sandra C. Favilla, Nina M. Riley,

This appeal requires us to consider the procedures a trial
court must follow in imposing sanctions for violations of Code of
Civil Procedure section 1008.
1 That section, which establishes the
rules for filing motions for reconsideration, provides that a court
may impose sanctions for violations “as allowed by [s]ection 128.7.”
(§ 1008, subd. (d).) May a trial court sanctio... More...
   $0 (06-24-2018 - CA)

State of Tennessee v. Marquel Stewart

The instant offense occurred on August 11, 2013, as Kyle Foster, the victim, was withdrawing money from an automated teller machine (ATM). A t that time, the Defendant robbed the victimat gunpointand attempted to escape in the victim’s car. The Defendant could not start the car, ran behind a nearby building, and then into a forest across the street. The police were called, and, followinga K-9 s... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - TN)

American Indian Health & Services Corporatioon v. Jennifer Kent, as Director

The State Department of Health Care Services and its director (collectively, the
Department) appeal from a judgment in favor of plaintiffs on a petition for a writ of
mandate. Plaintiffs are 23 federally qualified health centers (FQHC’s) and rural health
clinics (RHC’s) that serve medically underserved populations (the Clinics). (42 U.S.C.
§§ 254b(a)(1), 1396d(l)(1), (2), 1395x(aa)... More...
   $0 (06-20-2018 - CA)

IN RE DAVID CHRISTOPHER HESSE, RELATOR Alleged Election Night Domestic Assault Has Local Attorney and Obama Fan Facing Felony Charge

Relator is an attorney practicing criminal defense work in Amarillo, Potter County,
Texas. On April 8, 2016, while acting in that capacity as retained counsel for Adoun
Phommivong, in a criminal prosecution pending in the 251st District Court, Relator was
held in contempt by the Honorable Ana E. Estevez for using language that Judge Estevez
deemed inappropriate for proper cour... More...
   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

Jone Doe v. Trustees of Boston College, Paul J. Chebator, Carole Hughes, Catherine-Mary Rivera, Patrick J. Keating and Barbara Jones District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In October 2012, John Doe
("Doe") was accused of sexually assaulting a fellow Boston College
student during an off-campus school event sponsored by a student
organization. Pursuant to its written policies and procedures on
sexual assault, outlined in its 2012-2013 Student Guide (the
"Student Guide"), and Conduct Board Procedure, Boston College held
disciplinary proceedings ... More...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - MA)

Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation v. Office of Environmental Health Harzard Asse

In 1989, the predecessor to respondent Office of Environmental Health Hazard
Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency charged with implementing California’s Safe
Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Proposition 65) (Health & Saf. Code,
§ 25249.5 et seq.), adopted a regulation setting a “maximum allowable dose level” or
MADL for lead as a reproductive toxicant. (Cal. Code Regs., tit... More...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - CA)

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