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Peggy Shumpert v. City of Tupelo




Plaintiffs-Appellants appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment dismissing their Fourth Amendment, 28 U.S.C. § 1983 excessive force and state law claims against Defendants-Appellees, the City of Tupelo and Officer Cook. Plaintiffs also appeal the district court... More...
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Carol Lee Walker v. Senior Deputy Brian T. Coffey




Appellant Carol Lee Walker commenced this action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. She alleges that Appellees—a prosecutor and a special agent employed by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General (OAG)—violated her Fourth Amendment right to ... More...
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Bob Glasscox v. City of Argo, David Ramsay Moses




Bob Glasscox was driving his pickup truck down the interstate in Alabama when he experienced an episode of diabetic shock. Physically unable to control his truck, Mr. Glasscox began driving erratically at high speeds. Concerned motorists reported Mr. Glasscox’s driving to law enforcement, ... More...
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Jeffrey Koeppel v. Valencia College




Accused robbers, rapists, and murderers have statutory and constitutional rights. So does a college student who is accused of stalking and sexually harassing another student. The question in this case is whether Valencia College violated Jeffrey Koeppel’s statutory or constit... More...
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Denise Williams vs State of Florida

Petitioner is charged with first-degree murder, a capital offense, and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and accessory after the fact to first-degree murder, offenses which are punishable by life imprisonment. See § 782.04(1), Fla. Stat. Article I, section 14, of the Florida Constitution states: Pretrial release and detention.— 2 Unless charged with a capital offense or an offense... More...   $0 (09-22-2018 - FL)

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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Nicholas Sampson v. Investigator William Lambert District of Nebraska Federal Courthouse - Omaha, Nebraska

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. (“St. Paul Insurance”) appeals the
district court’s grant of summary judgment to Matthew Livers and Nicholas Sampson.
Chief Judge Smith and Judge Colloton file this * opinion pursuant to 8th Cir.
Rule 47E.
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The court concluded that St. Paul Insurance had a duty under its coverage policy to
indemnify David Kofoed for intentional acts... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. GREAT PLAINS OF KIOWA COUNTY, INC. MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

Great Plains of Kiowa County, Inc., (Great Plains) appeals from a judgment holding it subject to the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) and compelling it to provide records requested by the State of Kansas through the Kiowa County Commission.

Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Hospital) in Greensburg, Kansas, is a hospital organized and operated under K.S.A. 19-4601 et seq. The Hospital is man... More...
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United States of America v. Daniel Sullivan District of New Hampshire Federal Courthouse - Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH - Manchester Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Illegal Possession of Firearms

Daniel Sullivan, 35, of Manchester, was sentenced to 168 months (14 years) in federal prison for the illegal possession of firearms.

According to court documents and statements made in court, in 2015 and 2016, Sullivan purchased and traded several firearms in New Hamps... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. AMY GONZALEZ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DAVID MATUSIEWICZ

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)

Ray K. Haynes v. Indiana University Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Ray Haynes was employed as an as-sistant professor in the Department of Education at Indiana University. At the end of his six-year probationary contract, he lost his bid for tenure. Haynes, who is black, alleges that the University denied his tenure application because of his race in violation of federal law. The district judge entered summary judgment for the University and we affirm. The judge’... More...   $0 (09-07-2018 - IN)

Joseph W. Leiser v. Shannon-Moore; Randy Rogers District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

This appeal presents the question whether clearly established law supports the
claim of Plaintiff Joseph Leiser that two jail officials in Coffey County, Kansas, violated
his constitutional rights by disclosing medical information about him that they had
properly obtained. While Plaintiff was incarcerated in an Illinois jail awaiting extradition
to Coffey County, the administrator ... More...
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Brittany Harris v. Kimberly Klase Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Covington, Kentucky

Seventeen-year-old Brittany Harris was a passenger in her family’s minivan when it was pulled over by police officers in Erlanger, Kentucky. Later,
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No. 17-6051 Harris v. Klare Page 2
Officer Kimberly Klare was summoned to escort Harris to a nearby restroom and, while doing so, searched her in allegedly inappropriate and unlawful ways. Harris brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claim... More...
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Derrick Bunkley v. City of Detroit, Michigan Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

In this interlocutory appeal from the denial of the defendants’ motion for summary judgment, the defendants appeal several rulings, one of which concerns qualified immunity. We AFFIRM in part and DISMISS in part.
I.
Detroit Police arrested Derrick Bunkley on a charge of attempted murder, the State of Michigan prosecuted him, and a jury convicted him. But Bunkley was innocent. When the conv... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. ZACHARY TAYLOR HEFELE

On June 6, 2017, the State charged Hefele with one count of domestic battery, a class B person misdemeanor in violation of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 21-5414(a)(2), and criminal restraint, a class A person misdemeanor in violation of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 215411(a). The State's charges stemmed from an argument between Hefele and his thengirlfriend, Kasey Fuchs. The argument occurred in a townhome shared by Hef... More...   $0 (09-05-2018 - KS)

NARRAGANSETT INDIAN TRIBE, acting by and through the Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office v. RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION; ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION; RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND HERITAGE COMMISSION MoreLaw Performance Marketing If It Does Not Work, It Is Free!

We take the facts as described by the Tribe in its complaint. See Ocasio-Hernández v. Fortuño-Burset, 640 F.3d 1, 5 (1st Cir. 2011). The Tribe's grievance stems from an agreement reached between the Tribe and state and federal agencies under the auspices of the National Historic Preservation Act, 54 U.S.C. § 300101 et seq. (the "NHPA" or the "Act"). The NHPA requires federal agencies over... More...   $0 (09-05-2018 - RI)

Christopher Wernert v. City of Dublin

The City hired Wernert as a police officer in 2010. He suffered a serious knee injury on the job in February 2011 when he slipped and fell on an icy street while directing traffic. Wernert’s treating physician determined that he suffered permanent impairment as a result of the injury. Wernert contends that his injury is continuing in nature and that it substantially limits his ability to run, j... More...   $0 (09-02-2018 - TX)

Wendy Younger v. El Paso County Emergency Services District No. 2 and El Paso County, Texas

Wendy Younger purchased the lot at issue in the Montana Vista area in 1997. She purchased the property as part of an agreement between the Paso View Christian Association and the Montana Vista Volunteer Fire Department. Due to a rash of fires and resulting property loss in the area, the Association donated two lots on Kyle Road to the Fire Department in exchange for the department building a... More...   $0 (09-02-2018 - TX)

Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Rhode Island Department of Transportation, et al. District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Narragansett Indian Tribe (the "Tribe") appeals the district
court's dismissal of its complaint against a handful of federal and
Rhode Island agencies concerning a highway bridge reconstruction over
historic tribal land. At base, the Tribe contends that the state of
Rhode Island broke a promise made to the Tribe. Because this is not
the type of claim federal courts may... More...
   $0 (09-01-2018 - RI)

John Daniel Blue v. Maria Deguadalupe Lopez Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

We can’t tell what time it is by measuring yards. We can’t know how much something weighs by measuring lightyears. We can’t see how long a field is by measuring degrees of heat. And we can’t quantify rainfall by measuring it on the Richter magnitude scale. That’s because in all of these cases, the measuring device simply is not designed to gauge the thing we are trying to measure.
Here, we mus... More...
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James L. Dean; Lois P. White, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Joseph White, deceased; Kathleen A. Gonzalez; Thomas W. Winslow; Ada Joann Taylor; Debra Sheldon

DNA evidence exonerated Joseph E. White and the five other plaintiffs of rape
and murder. They sued Gage County and the officers involved in their case. After
an appeal from summary judgment and a mistrial on remand, the district court
dismissed plaintiffs’ conspiracy claim and all claims against Gage County. The
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district court denied qualified immunity to the officers. Hav... More...
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United States of America v. Matthew Lane Durham Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Matthew Durham appeals his convictions and sentence on four counts for illicit
sex with minors in Kenya after travelling there from the United States. This opinion
addresses the following eight issues presented for appellate review.
1. Is 18 U.S.C. § 2423(c), the statute on which the convictions
were based, unconstitutional on its face and as applied to Mr.
Durham because it ex... More...
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Richard Grissom v. Raymond Roberts, et al. District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

Richard Grissom, a prisoner in the custody of the Kansas Department of
Corrections, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against a number of state corrections
and prison officials (collectively the Prison Officials), alleging violations of his
constitutional rights stemming from his lengthy placement in solitary confinement. The
district court granted summary judgment against Grisso... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Clifford Chance US, L.L.P. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against International Law Firm

The Justice Department today announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Clifford Chance US LLP, a large, international law firm with its U.S. headquarters located in New York. This agreement resolves the Department’s investigation into whether the law firm engaged in hiring discri... More...
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United States of America v. Roman Deon Hellems, Jr. Southern District of Iowa - Federal Courthouse - Des Moines, Davenport & Council Bluffs Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Des Moines, IA - Des Moines Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearms Offense

Roman Deon Hellems, Jr. sentenced to 96 months for felon in possession of a firearm

On August 24, 2018, Roman Deon Hellems, Jr., age 23, of Des Moines, appeared before United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose and was sentenced to 96 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge a... More...
   $0 (08-28-2018 - IA)

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