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Amanda Kondrat'Yev v. City of Pensacola, Florida United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Pensacola, Florida

The City of Pensacola, Florida appeals a district court decision ordering it to remove a 34-foot Latin cross from a public park on the ground that the City’s maintenance of the cross violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. Having concluded that we are bound by existing Circuit precedent, we find ourselves constrained to affirm.
The pertinent facts are undisputed. In 1941, th... More...
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Joan Mauri Barefoot v. Jana Susan Jennings

Appellant Joan Mauri Barefoot appeals following the trial court’s decision to
dismiss her petition under Probate Code section 172001
to, among other things, set aside
the 17th through 24th amendments and declare effective the 16th amendment to the
Maynord 1986 Family Trust (Trust). The trial court dismissed the petition on standing
grounds. For the reasons set forth below, we a... More...
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Bogustawa Frey v. North Coleman Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Before we can attend to any other
issues in an employment discrimination case, we must first
determine who, in fact, employed the plaintiff. This question,
which seems as though it ought to be simple on its face, continues
to confound litigants and courts. This case presents issues
regarding the employer/employee relationship that arise
in the not‐so‐uncommon sc... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Miller District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Providence, RI - Heroin Trafficker Sentenced to Federal Prison

An Ohio man who admitted in court to his association with an Attleboro, MA, woman and others who supplied him with significant quantities of heroin, which he then sold in Ohio, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Providence on on September 10, 2018 to 48 months in federal prison on drug trafficking charges.

Micha... More...
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United States of America v. Cristyne Denise Gilleland Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Broken Arrow Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $2.75 Million

Cristyne Denise Gilleland, 41, of Broken Arrow, pleaded guilty on September 11, 2018 to wire fraud involving the embezzlement of more than $2.75 million from an Inola business and to signing a false tax return.

Gilleland admitted to embezzling the money from TJT Enterprises, LLC, and its owner, Tommy Thompso... More...
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United States of America v. Lawrence Young, D.P.M. Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, MI - Detroit-Area Podiatrist Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud

A Detroit-area podiatrist was sentenced to 28 months in prison today for his participation in a $1 million scheme involving podiatry services that were billed to Medicare but were never rendered.

Lawrence Young, D.P.M., 70, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Judith ... More...
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James Morden v. XL Specialty Insurance District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

This appeal concerns an assigned claim on a liability-insurance policy. Belsen
Getty, LLC, a registered investment adviser owned by Terry Deru, obtained a claimsmade
financial-services-liability policy (the Policy) from XL Specialty Insurance
Company covering Belsen Getty and its advisers for the period from October 9, 2010, to
October 9, 2011. Under the policy, XL had no duty to d... More...
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Friends of Riverside's Hills v. City of Riverside, Carlton R. Lofgren as Trustee etc.

Real parties in interest Carlton and Raye Lofgren, as Trustees of the Lofgren
Family Trust and the Lofgren 1998 Trust (the Lofgrens), sought a residential
development permit to build six single-family homes on a parcel of just over 11 acres in
Riverside. After respondent City of Riverside (the City) approved the permit and issued
a negative declaration stating the development did n... More...
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Tanner Cripe v. State of Indiana

On July 16, 2016, a private home security camera recorded Cripe walking from
his garage to a neighboring structure in Kendallville owned by Thomas Taner.
Cripe entered the structure through an unlocked door and took several items,
including a drill, drill bits, flashlight, GPS unit, gloves, and a ratchet set. He
then returned to his own garage. The same camera later recorded... More...
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Richard Dent v. National Football League Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This appeal requires us to decide whether a variety of
state-law claims brought against the National Football
League (NFL) by former professional football players are
preempted by § 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act
(LMRA), 29 U.S.C. § 141.
The district court held that the players’ claims are
preempted and dismissed their suit. We disagree. As pled,
the players’... More...
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William Hatcher v. MDOW Insurance Company Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

William Hatcher appeals following an adverse jury verdict on his claim seeking
additional insurance benefits for smoke and fire damage at his home. He argues the
district court misinterpreted his insurance policy as an actual-cash-value policy rather
than a replacement-cost policy. In addition, he raises an evidentiary issue, arguing the
district court improperly prevented him from... More...
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Suzanne J. Black v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes

The appellants (landowners) own eight lots in an area of
Rancho Palos Verdes that is the subject of a 1978 building
moratorium based on the resurgence of an ancient landslide.1 In
the trial court, the landowners sought relief from the building
moratorium and damages for inverse condemnation primarily on
the basis of our opinion in Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes
(2008)... More...
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David Matusiewicz1 and Christine Belford were married from 2001 to 2006, during which time they had three children, L.M.1, L.M.2, and K.M.1 (the “children”). The couple and their children also lived with Belford’s one child from a previous marriage, K.M.2.2 After their divorce, Belford and David engaged in a bitter custody dispute, during which David accused Belford of being an unfit mother and ... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - DE)

Willie D. Triplett v. State of Mississippi

On August 31, 2016, Investigator Ralph Sciple of the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department received a phone call from Gerald Beam, the owner of a local pawn shop. Beam told Sciple that a black man had just tried to pawn a Mantis tiller. Beam suspected that the tiller was stolen, although the record does not indicate why Beam was suspicious. Beam gave Sciple the tag number for the vehicle that the... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. Amy D. McLain District of Kansas Courthouse - Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, MO - Wellington Woman Sentenced For Social Security Fraud

A Wellington woman was sentenced on September 7, 2018 to six months in prison and ordered to pay more than $86,000 in restitution for fraudulently collecting Social Security benefits.

Amy D. McLain, 50, Wellington, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of Social Security fraud. In her plea, she admitted that from ... More...
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The defendant was employed in California by the plaintiff company, which is headquartered in Massachusetts. 2 As a condition of employment, he signed a confidentiality, nonsolicitation, and noncompetition agreement (agreement) that declared that the agreement would be governed by the laws of Massachusetts and that all lawsuits arising from the agreement would be brought in a Massachusetts co... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - MA)

United States of America v. Guillermo Dahilig Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, HI - Oahu Tax Preparer Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Filing Fraudulent Returns

Guillermo Dahilig, of Waialua, Hawaii, was sentenced on September 5, 2018 to 18 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of false tax returns in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206(2). Following his incarceration, Dahilig will be on supervised ... More...
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United States of America v. Andre Eugene Shaw District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Portland Man Sentenced to 63 Months in Federal Prison for Extorting Child Pornographers

Andre Eugene Shaw, 34, of Portland, was sentenced on September 6, 2018 to 63 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for extorting child pornographers for money and services.

Shaw previously pleaded guilty to extortion, transmitting extortionate c... More...
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San Franciscans for Livable neighborhoods v. City and County of San Francisco

After preparing an environmental impact report (EIR) defendant City and County
of San Francisco (City) approved revisions of the housing element of its general plan.
San Franciscans for Livable Neighborhoods (SFLN) filed a petition for writ of mandate
challenging the adequacy of City’s EIR. The trial court denied relief and we affirm.
A. The... More...
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On June 9, 2017, appellant was indicted by the Lake County Grand Jury on the following charges: Attempted Murder, a first-degree felony in violation of R.C. 2 2923.02 (Count 1); Aggravated Robbery, a first-degree felony in violation of R.C. 2911.01(A)(3) (Count 2); Aggravated Robbery, a first-degree felony in violation of R.C. 2911.01(A)(1) (Count 3); Felonious Assault, a second-degree felony... More...   $0 (09-08-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Rosa Margarita Maldonado District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Minneapolis, MN - Rochester Woman Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO was sentenced to two years and one day in prison for filing a false claim for tax refund and aggravated identity theft. MALDONADO pleaded guilty on April 19, 2018, and was sentenced today before Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in U.S. District Court in Minneapol... More...
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Wells was tried and convicted for murdering Vincent Stone. Stone died of a gunshot
wound after playing a pickup game of basketball in a Blytheville park on 22 June 2015.
During the April 2017 trial, two witnesses identified Wells as one of two gunmen at the
Blytheville park that day.
Wells argued to the circuit court before the trial and during the trial that his arrest More...
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United States of America v. Orrin K. McLeod, D.O. District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - East Mountain Family Practice Doctor Pays $300,000 to Resolve Alleged False Claims to Federal Healthcare Programs for Services Rendered While Out of Country

Settlement also Resolves Alleged Violations of Controlled Substances Act Relating to Signed, but Otherwise Blank, Prescriptions Available for Use While Out of the Country

Orrin K. McLeod, D.O., a family prac... More...
   $300000 (09-08-2018 - NM)

United States of America v. Vasken Kenneth Gourdikian Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Los Angeles, CA - Former Pasadena Police Lieutenant Agrees to Plead Guilty to Illegally Trafficking ‘Off Roster’ Guns and Lying on ATF Form

A Sierra Madre man who until earlier this year served as a lieutenant in the Pasadena Police Department has agreed to plead guilty to two federal felony offenses related to the illegal sale of more than 100 firearms over the course of three years.
... More...
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United States of America v. Gary Hirst Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Gary Hirst Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Defrauding Tribal Entity And Pension Funds Of Tens Of Millions Of Dollars

Gary Hirst was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams to 8 years imprisonment for defrauding a Native American tribal entity and numerous pension fund investors of tens of millions of dollars in connection with the issuance of bonds by the tribal e... More...
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