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Larry Wayne Duncan v. The State of Texas

The victim’s father, Billy Scott, testified that his daughter enjoyed jogging,
and he identified the route along which she usually jogged. He explained that on
February 10, 2015, he saw the victim jogging at approximately 6:20 p.m. Scott
testified that it was daylight and the sun was shining. At approximately 7:30 p.m.,
Scott learned that his daughter had been killed.
Ki... More...
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Brenda McCracken, et al. v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company, et al. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The plaintiffs in these consolidated appeals each settled a claim under their
automobile-insurance policies with the defendants. But now the plaintiffs maintain
that the defendants illegally reduced their settlement offers by taking into account
certain benefits they had previously paid the plaintiffs. The district courts dismissed
the plaintiffs’ putative class-action lawsuits aft... More...
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KEITH BENNETT v. CITY OF TOPEKA

Bennett worked for the City of Topeka (City). On May 19, 2015, he was assigned to work at Heartland Park in Topeka. There, he drove his Ford F-450 over a wooden pedestrian bridge and it collapsed. The back of Bennett's truck fell to the ground below the bridge and the front end of the truck stayed on the bridge.

After the accident, Bennett felt aching in his lower back as well as pain r... More...
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BUILDING ERECTION SERVICES COMPANY, INC. v. WALTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. and AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY

This case concerns problems with the construction of a press box at the University of Kansas (KU) Memorial Stadium almost 20 years ago. It now comes before this court for a third time. On the first appeal, the court held that Building Erection Services Company, Inc. (BESCO), one of the subcontractors on the project, was contractually obligated to indemnify Walton Construction Company, Inc. (Walton... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Fidal Abdeljawad District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Eleven Years for Synthetic Cannabinoid Trafficking Conviction

Fidal Abdeljawad, 51, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced on July 19. 2018 in federal court to 132 months of imprisonment for his conviction on synthetic cannabinoids trafficking charges. Abdeljawad will be on supervised release for three years after completing his prison sentence... More...
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Vincent McFadden v. State of Missouri

The detailed facts are set out in Mr. McFadden’s prior appeals and will be repeated here only insofar as they are relevant to his postconviction claims. On May 15, 2003, Eva Addison1 was at Maggie Jones’ house on Blakemore in Pine Lawn when Mr. McFadden arrived at the house with a friend.2 Eva and Mr. McFadden had a child together. When Mr. McFadden got out of the car, he kissed the child, ... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - MO)

Anthony Kaminski v. Nancy A. Berryhill (Commissioner, Social Security Administration) Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Helping People Find You On The Internet 888-354-4529

In 2000, Anthony Kaminski fell
down a flight of stairs, suffering a head wound that caused a
traumatic brain injury and a seizure disorder. Thirteen years
later, he applied under the Social Security Act for disability
insurance benefits and supplemental security income. The Social
Security Administration denied his applications, and the
district court upheld the denial. Kam... More...
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Theresa Mason-Funk v. City of Neenah, et al. Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Brian Flatoff’s decision to take individuals hostage at a
motorcycle shop in Neenah, Wisconsin,
had tragic consequences for Michael Funk. After managing
to escape from Flatoff, Funk was shot and killed in the alleyway
behind the shop by two officers of the Neenah Police
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Department (NPD), Craig Hoffer and Robert Ross. Unfortunately,
they mistakenly b... More...
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Matthew J. Mason v. BCK Corporation Linn County Circuit Courthouse - Albany, Oregon

Plaintiff appeals from a limited judgment that, on a motion for summary judgment, dismissed his liquor liability claim against defendant BCK Corporation, the operator of Duffy’s Irish Pub. Plaintiff had alleged that defendant had overserved Mullenix while she was visibly intoxicated and that he was later injured while a passenger in a car that Mullenix drove. Defendant sought summary judgment, ass... More...   $0 (07-16-2018 - OR)

Ricky Griffitts vs. Old Republic Insurance Company, BNSF Railway Company, and James M. Campbell Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

Appellant Ricky Lee Griffitts (“Griffitts”) was rear-ended by James Campbell (“Campbell”), an employee of BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”), in Springfield, Missouri. Campbell was driving a BNSF company vehicle and was intoxicated at the time of the collision. Numerous lawsuits ensued, including the instant equitable garnishment action that Griffitts filed against BNSF and its insurer, Old Republic (c... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - MO)

Seifullah Abdul-Salaam v. Secretary of Pennsylvania Depart of Corrections, et al. United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

A jury found petitioner Seifullah Abdul-Salaam, Jr. (“Abdul-Salaam”) guilty of first-degree murder, robbery, and conspiracy after a six-day trial in March 1995 in the Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. After a one-day penalty phase hearing in which Abdul-Salaam’s counsel presented three mitigation witnesses, the jury sentenced Abdul-Salaam to death. Abdul-Salaam, after exhau... More...   $0 (07-12-2018 - PA)

Aaron Michael Blay v. The State of Texas

On April 8, 2015, appellant and two other individuals entered a smoke shop to commit a robbery. Appellant carried a .40-caliber firearm. Appellant fired at least one shot at the store owner, complainant Jacob Espinor, hitting him in the chest. By the time police arrived at the scene, complainant had died from his injuries. Appellant was indicted for capital murder and was convicted by a jury. ... More...   $0 (07-12-2018 - TX)

State v. Michael Patino

A little after five o’clock in the evening on Sunday, October 4, 2009, a six-year-old boy
named Marco Nieves was pronounced dead at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. According to the
autopsy performed by then-Chief Medical Examiner of the State of Rhode Island, Thomas
Gilson, M.D., the cause of death was peritonitis, which is a medical term that describes
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inflammation aro... More...
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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Lee Boozer Allegheny County Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - Jury Convicts Defendant of Second Degree Murder

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged Lee Boozer, age 44, with second degree murder in the 2014 killing of a neighborhood shop owner.

Darryl Terry, which had recently opened a convenience store in the neighborhood was shot to death on the night of May 18, 2014.

A witness saw Terry running from the store ... More...
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STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. HOWARD L. DUNNS, a/k/a HOWARD LAMONT DUNNS, CLARENCE DUNNS, MICHAEL HOARN, ROBERT JONESY, LAMONT NEWPORT and ROBERT JONES

Defendant and his codefendant Fred D. Mosley were charged in an indictment with thirty-four offenses arising out of eight residential burglaries and a robbery and kidnapping occurring in Atlantic County between November 20, 2012, and February 1, 2013. The thirty-fifth count of the indictment charged co-defendant Nicole Cumens with third-degree conspiracy to commit burglary and theft, N.J.S.... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - NJ)

STATE OF KANSAS v. KERRY D. JENKINS

On October 21, 2014, Kelly Spires, the manager of a Save-A-Lot in Wichita, reported to police that a man had walked out of the store with a cart of groceries for which he had not paid.

Wichita Police Officer Robert Bachman responded to the scene and spoke with Spires. She told him she had been within 10 to 15 feet of the man and asked him if he had a receipt. She looked him right in th... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JACOB MICHAEL MARTIN

Martin stole Brittani Jenson's golf clubs from a van, then pleaded guilty to burglary of a vehicle and theft. The district court sentenced him to probation with an
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underlying sentence of five months' imprisonment and held a hearing to determine the amount of restitution. Heather Jenson, Brittani's mother, testified at that restitution hearing. She explained that at the time o... More...
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ALEXINA SIMON —v.— CITY OF NEW YORK, FRANCIS LONGOBARDI, Queens County Assistant District  Attorney, DETECTIVE EVELYN ALEGRE, DETECTIVE DOUGLAS LEE

This case takes us to the intersection of an allegedly wrongful arrest and  detention on a material witness warrant, the Fourth Amendment, and qualified  immunity. Plaintiff Alexina Simon brought this action in the United States District  Court for the Eastern District of New York (Vitaliano, J.) under 42 U.S.C. § 1983,  claiming that a state prosecutor and two police officers falsely arrested and... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - )

United States of America v. Nicholas Ryan Hemsher Federal Courthouse - Sioux Falls, South Dakota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Nicholas Hemsher appeals following a jury conviction on firearms-related
charges. He challenges the sufficiency of the evidence, the district court's1 ruling on
hearsay objections, and aspects of the court's sentencing calculation. We affirm.
1The Honorable Karen E. Schreier, United States District Judge for the District
of South Dakota.
I. BACKGROUND
"We recite the facts i... More...
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United States of America v. Demetrius Allah Stanley, a/k/a "Cuzo", Amy Darlene Bryant and James Ruble Little Western District of Arkansas Federal Courthouse - Texarkana, Arkansis/Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Texarkana, AR - Texas Drug Traffickers Sentenced To 19 Years In Federal Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Methamphetamine In The Western District Of Arkansas

Demetrius Allah Stanley aka “Cuzo,” age 42, of Texarkana, Texas was sentenced on June 20, 2018 to 96 months in federal prison followed by 3 years of supervised release, Amy Darlene Bryant, age 39, of Texarkana, Texas, was sentenced... More...
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STATE OF OHIO -vs- IVAN J. SMITH

The relevant facts and procedural history are as follows:
{¶4} On July 13, 2016, Muskingum County Sheriff’s dispatch received a
complaint about the odor of marijuana coming from the residence located at 128 Hamline
Ave., Zanesville, Ohio. The complaint also stated that the occupants at the residence
were trafficking in drugs.
{¶5} Colleena Johnson ("Colleena") and Appella... More...
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CAROLYN LAWSON v. SIMMONS SPORTING GOODS, INC.

We first briefly reiterate the facts of this case as discussed in Lawson I. This lawsuit
stems from a premises-liability suit. Lawson is a resident of Ashley County, Arkansas.
Simmons operates a retail sporting-goods store located in Bastrop, Louisiana. This is the
corporation’s only store, and it has never operated a store in Arkansas. It is a Louisiana
corporation with its pr... More...
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United States of America v. Rodney Gardner Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO - Career Robber Pleads Guilty to Robbery of Ice Cream Store in Central West End

Rodney Gardner, 52, St. Louis, pleaded guilty to one count of interfering with interstate commerce by robbing Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. He appeared in federal court this morning before U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber.

According to court documents, on March 6, 2018, Gardner enter... More...
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Tommy White v. The State of Texas

In cause No. 16-CR-0488-G, White was charged with assault family violence by impeding normal breathing, see id. § 22.01; in cause No. 16-CR-0496-G, White was charged with theft of property in an amount greater than $1,500 but less than $20,000.1 See id. § 31.03. Paula Kahla2 testified that she met White in November of 2014 and that they began a relationship in January of 2015. Kahla testified th... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

Joe Earl Smith v. The State of Texas

In January 2017, the State indicted Smith for the offense of murder, alleging that he shot
and killed his uncle, Jack Smith.1 Two days after the incident occurred, and following a multi
state search for Smith, he admitted that he had shot Jack multiple times with a shotgun.2 At trial,
various witnesses testified to the events leading up to the shooting, and for the most part, the <... More...
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