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STATE OF OHIO vs. TREVOR TEAGARDEN

A statement of the facts underlying appellant's criminal convictions is not necessary to our resolution of this appeal. Appellant's criminal convictions arise from sex offenses committed on June 29, 2007 against victims aged 10 and 12. The following procedural history is taken in part from our decision in State v. Teagarden, 5th Dist. Licking No. 14-CA-56, 2015-Ohio-2563 [Teagarden III] and S... More...   $0 (09-21-2018 - OH)

Ronald Douglas Nevels V. State Of Texas

In trial court cause number 09-CR-1906-G (appellate cause number 13-17-00215CR), Nevels was charged by information with possession of cocaine. See TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. § 481.115(a). In 2009, he pled guilty to the offense pursuant to a plea agreement. Nevels’s sentence of two years in state jail was suspended and he was placed on community supervision for three years. In trial court ca... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - TX)

Walter Lewis Griffis v. The State of Texas

On April 4, 2016, Appellant drove his pickup around a curve in the highway when, according to his testimony, he swerved to avoid an oncoming car. Appellant lost control of his pickup. The vehicle came to rest in the ditch beside the road after it began to roll over on its side and then righted itself. Troy Mortenson testified that Appellant passed him at a high rate of speed just before losing ... More...   $0 (09-20-2018 - TX)

Tray Don Goswick v. The State of Texas

On October 21, 2015, law enforcement arrested Appellant and discovered that he was carrying methamphetamine in his pocket. The trial for the possession offense occurred on May 17, 2016. Appellant testified during the guilt/innocence phase that, on the date of his arrest, he believed that he was carrying bath salts rather than methamphetamine. The jury subsequently found Appellant guilty of poss... More...   $0 (09-19-2018 - TX)

Brent Wallace Sparcino v. The State of Texas

Brent Wallace Sparcino (Sparcino or Appellant) appeals his conviction for possession with intent to deliver or manufacture a controlled substance, a first degree felony. Sparcino pleaded guilty to the charge and pleaded “true” to both enhancement paragraphs, which alleged consecutive convictions for two prior felonies. The trial court accepted his pleas and conducted a punishment hearing. The ... 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)

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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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)

Joe Ribakoff v. City of Long Beach

Joe Ribakoff, a frequent attendee at meetings of the Long
Beach Transit Company Board of Directors, filled out a public
speaker’s card and spoke on agenda item 10 at the board’s
August 24, 2015 meeting for the three minutes allowed each
public speaker on an agenda item. When he rose to speak a
second time on the same agenda item, it was during the board’s
deliberation and v... More...
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Joe Ribakoff v. City of Long Beach, et al.

Joe Ribakoff, a frequent attendee at meetings of the Long
Beach Transit Company Board of Directors, filled out a public
speaker’s card and spoke on agenda item 10 at the board’s
August 24, 2015 meeting for the three minutes allowed each
public speaker on an agenda item. When he rose to speak a
second time on the same agenda item, it was during the board’s
deliberation and v... More...
   $0 (09-14-2018 - CA)

Tray Don Goswick v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

On October 21, 2015, law enforcement arrested Appellant and discovered that he was carrying methamphetamine in his pocket. The trial for the possession offense occurred on May 17, 2016. Appellant testified during the guilt/innocence phase that, on the date of his arrest, he believed that he was carrying bath salts rather than methamphetamine. The jury subsequently found Appellant guilty of poss... More...   $0 (09-13-2018 - TX)

Andrew Lewis Trowbridge v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Appellant was indicted for “intentionally, knowingly or recklessly caus[ing] bodily
injury to Esmeralda Jimenez, a member of ANDREW LEWIS TROWBRIDGE’s family or
household and with whom ANDREW LEWIS TROWBRIDGE had a dating relationship by
grabbing Esmeralda Jimenez with his hand and by pushing Esmeralda Jimenez with his
hand and by pulling Esmeralda Jimenez with his hand and by ... More...
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NOBLE JOHNSON v. PRISONER REVIEW BOARD

In 1976, a jury convicted Johnson of two counts of first-degree murder. The district court sentenced Johnson to two consecutive life sentences, and he became eligible for parole in 1990. He has appeared before the Board numerous times since then and each time the Board has refused parole. Johnson most recently went before the Board in February 2017, when the Board, after stating it had considered ... More...   $0 (09-10-2018 - KS)

STATE OF OHIO - vs - CHARLES L. LORRAINE

Appellant was charged with various crimes, including aggravated murder, in 1986. The charges stemmed from the stabbing deaths of Raymond and Doris 2 Montgomery. Appellant had befriended the Montgomerys, who hired him to do small tasks at their home. At the time of the murders, Mr. Montgomery was 77 years of age; Mrs. Montgomery was 80 years of age and bedridden. {¶3} On the evening of M... More...   $0 (09-08-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. TSHOMBE MILLER

Appellant was indicted on 21 counts after his two daughters reported sexual abuse to a Children Services caseworker in September 2015. At the time of the disclosure, Child A was 14 years old (date of birth April 6, 2001), and Child B was 13 years old (date of birth May 2, 2002). Counts 1 through 10 related to Child B. The first five counts alleged rape of a child under 13, with a date range of ... More...   $0 (09-06-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. CLIFTON J. PANEZICH

On July 16, 2018 Appellant Clifton Panezich filed an application for reconsideration in State v. Panezich, 7th Dist. No. 17 MA 0087, 2018-Ohio-2812. {¶2} Pursuant to App.R. 26(A) applications for reconsideration must be made no later than 10 days after the clerk has mailed the judgment to the parties and the clerk makes a notation on the docket of the mailing. The docket indicates the opinion was... More...   $0 (09-06-2018 - OH)

MELCHIZEDEK SHABAZZ v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

On the morning of May 23, 2016, Howard County deputy sheriff Joey Davis stopped
Shabazz’s vehicle for speeding. Deputy Davis smelled the odor of “green” marijuana and saw
several small pieces of a green, leafy substance—possibly marijuana—on the console. Shabazz
admitted to Deputy Davis that he had smoked marijuana earlier that morning and that there
was some marijuana in the car... More...
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VINODH M. RAGHUBIR vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

This case is before the Court on the pro se petition of Vinodh Raghubir for a writ of mandamus. We have jurisdiction. See art. V, § 3(b)(8), Fla. Const. Petitioner Raghubir has pro se filed forty-two petitions or notices with this Court since May 2017. On June 11, 2018, we dismissed the instant petition, expressly retained jurisdiction, and ordered Raghubir to show cause why he should not ... More...   $0 (09-04-2018 - FL)

STEPHEN TODD BOOKER vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

We have for review Stephen Todd Booker’s appeal of the circuit court’s order denying Booker’s motion filed pursuant to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.851. This Court has jurisdiction. See art. V, § 3(b)(1), Fla. Const. Booker’s motion sought relief pursuant to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Hurst v. Florida, 136 S. Ct. 616 (2016), and our decision on remand in Hurst v... More...   $0 (09-04-2018 - FL)

Anthony Bedolla v. State of Indiana

The relevant facts as discussed in Bedolla’s direct appeal follow:
In the early morning hours of March 8, 2009, Jose Reyes and his girlfriend, Sarai Solano, were at the El Rey De Copas club in Indianapolis. Solano had worked as a paid confidential informant for the police in other cases. Solano saw Erick Espinoza arguing with Bedolla in the club and saw Bedolla push Espinoza. Solano had kn... More...
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Ditech Servicing, LLC v. Jerry Perez d/b/a Lighthouse Investments

Prior to the bench trial, the parties stipulated to the facts and to certain exhibits, from which we draw our recitation of the background facts. In their briefs, the parties make clear that the central issue in the case is the statute of limitations. The property in question is a house located in Edinburg, Texas (“the Property”). On January 13, 2006, Sarah McMaster borrowed $99,621.00 from ... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

Fernando Martinez Balladares v. The State of Texas

In 2015, Balladares was indicted for continuous sexual abuse of a child, a felony of the first degree. See id. § 21.02(h) (West, Westlaw through 2017 1st C.S.). The case was tried before a Hidalgo County jury in 2017. A. L.M.’s Testimony1 L.M. recalled that she was eight years old when Balladares, her stepfather, began abusing her. According to L.M., during the most recent instance of abus... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

Leslie Howard Barnhart v. The State of Texas

On March 7, 2017, pursuant to an agreement with the State, Barnhart pleaded guilty to possession of less than one gram of methamphetamine, a state-jail felony offense. See TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY CODE ANN. § 481.115(b) (West, Westlaw through 2017 1st C.S.). The range of punishment for a state-jail felony is not more than two years or less than 180 days and a fine of not more than $10,000. TEX.... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

The University of Texas-Pan American, The University of Texas System, and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley v. Alexander Edionwe

A. Employment Decision The facts are undisputed. UTPA and the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) merged into UTRGV. Before the merger, appellee Alexander Edionwe taught as a tenured professor for UTPA. After the merger, the University established two phases of hiring for applicants of the newly-established UTRGV—Phase I and Phase II. Phase I was open only to tenured faculty of UTPA and U... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

Heriberto Saenz v. The State of Texas

On the evening of September 30, 2009, a group of people were gathered outside a residence at 1112 Sabinas Street in Corpus Christi according to trial testimony by several witnesses. At approximately 11:00 p.m. a red truck drove past the residence. The driver of the truck shot ten or more rounds of ammunition into the crowd, killing seventeen-year-old Claryssa Silguero, and wounding three men... More...   $0 (09-02-2018 - TX)

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