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Derek Dale Porter v. The State of Texas

This is a “he said, she said” family violence case. Around 2012, Shirley met
Porter, and they began dating. Their relationship ended in late 2015, but it did not
end on good terms. After the breakup, Shirley obtained a protective order enjoining
Porter from contacting her, and she moved in with a friend, Gerard Nance.
One day, shortly after the protective order expired, Porter ... More...
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Meryl Squires-Cannon, et al. v. Forest Preserve District of Cook County, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, has been trying to acquire a 400-acre estate in Barrington after the owners defaulted on a mortgage and note held by the Forest Preserve. The Forest Preserve foreclosed and then bought the property at the foreclosure auction. The original owners have expressed their opposition by filing five lawsuits of their own, in addition to raising af-fir... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - IL)

STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS E. BROWN JR

On February 27, 2013, Brown was arrested and charged with one count each of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, and failure to maintain a single lane. During a search incident to the arrest, an officer found 48 small heroin-filled balloons in Brown's coat.

Before trial, the State submitted a list of proposed jury instructions, which the parties d... More...
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SARAH THOMPSON v. WAMBLI BEAR RUNNER

Sarah and Wambli live across the street from each other in Rapid City, South Dakota, in the tight-knit community of Lakota Homes. They also attended school together at Oglala Lakota College. Sarah and Wambli first started communicating in 2014 when Sarah began dating Wambli’s ex-boyfriend, Clay Ramsey. Sarah and Clay dated for only three months. [¶3.] On December 19, 2014, Wambli initiated a... More...   $0 (07-22-2018 - SD)

STATE OF OHIO v. CHRISTOPHER C. REMY

The State’s evidence at trial established the following facts. {¶ 4} In November 2012, Remy, who was then 24 years old, met his wife, Tamara; he moved in with her the following month. The two married in March 2013 and resided in the top half of a duplex in Springfield, Ohio. Tamara has three daughters from a prior relationship: D.C., J.C., and K.C. The girls were six, four, and almost three... More...   $0 (07-20-2018 - OH)

Keith Woolery and Jackie Oliver v. Town of Wister, et al. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Muskogee, OK -
Keith Woolery and Jackie Oliver v. Town of Wister, LeFlore County Sheriff's Department, Jordan Westbrook, Mike Suttles, Nathen Colbert, Chris Pruitt, William Robertson and Paul Cole



Mr. Morlan:



Thank you for publishing my civil rights, excessive force case. The case involved claims that Jordan Westbrook, the former Police Chief of the Town o... More...
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Calvin Fletcher, Sr. v. Joseph Tomlinson Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Police Department (SLPD) Officers Nicholas Martorano and John
Moton appeal from the district court’s judgment, 1 entered upon a jury verdict, finding
that they used excessive force in their apprehension and arrest of Calvin Fletcher and
awarding damages to Fletcher totaling $600,000. They raise three issues on appeal:
(1) the district court erred in allowing Fletcher to r... More...
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L.G. v. M.B.

Defendant M.B. appeals from the trial court’s denial of her
motion to dismiss under the “anti-SLAPP” statute (Code Civ.
Proc., § 425.16).1 Plaintiff and respondent L.G. is the former
nanny for M.B. and M.B.’s ex-husband, S.B.2 Respondent filed
this action against Appellant for defamation, invasion of privacy,
and intentional infliction of emotional distress based upon
state... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JOSEPH KELVIN ABERANT

We review a defendant’s sentence “under a deferential abuse-of-discretion standard.” Gall v. United States, 552 U.S. 38, 41 (2007). Under this standard, a sentence is reviewed for both procedural and substantive reasonableness. Id. at 51. In determining procedural reasonableness, we consider whether the district court properly calculated the defendant’s advisory Guidelines range, gave the ... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - NC)

Franklin Savage v. State of Maryland District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

These appeals are part of broader litigation alleging pervasive race discrimination and unlawful retaliation against three African-American police officers who worked for Pocomoke City in Worcester County, Maryland. The issues before us today arise from the interactions of one of those plaintiffs, Franklin Savage, with the State’s Attorney for Worcester County, Beau Oglesby. According to Savage, O... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - MD)

United States of America v. Andres Avelino Anduaga Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Diego, CA - Mexican National Sentenced to Prison for Impersonating American Citizen and Stealing Government Benefits for Decades

Andres Avelino Anduaga was sentenced on July 13, 2018 to 37 months in federal prison for stealing over $350,000 in government benefits from federal, state and local agencies while impersonating an American citizen for over 30 years. Anduaga was also ordered... More...
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Nadine Pellegrino and Harry Waldman v. T.S.A., Nuyriah Abdul-Malik, Laura Labbee, and Denice Kissinger United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

In Vanderklok v. United States, 868 F.3d 189 (3d Cir.
2017), we declined to imply a Bivens cause of action against
airport screeners employed by the Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) in part because they “typically are not
law enforcement officers and do not act as such.” Id. at 208.
We now must decide a related question that we anticipated, but
did not resolve, ... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS NATASHA G. POIRIER

At the Gwen’s Law hearing, the State made argument to the trial court and
admitted several exhibits; it did not call witnesses. In its argument, the State asserted
that on the morning of April 25, 2018, Defendant hit her mother with a closed fist,
strangled her until she nearly asphyxiated, and then prohibited her from leaving the
residence. Four and a half hours after the in... More...
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Silvan Warnick v. Bradford Cooley; Robin Wilkins; Ethan Rampton; Mark Knighton; Jeffrey Hall District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Silvan Warnick brings this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 malicious prosecution case
and a number of state law tort claims against several Salt Lake County
prosecutors and investigators. He claims he was falsely accused of tampering
with evidence that led to the filing of criminal charges against him that were later
dismissed.
The district court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss, and... More...
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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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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)

GREGORY BALDWIN vs. CITY OF ESTHERVILLE, IOWA; MATT REINEKE, Individually and in his Official Capacity as an officer of the Estherville Police Department; and MATT HELLICKSON, Individually and in his Official Capacity as an officer of the Estherville Police Department

When we answer a certified question, we rely upon the facts provided with the certified question. See Bd. of Water Works Trs. of Des Moines v. Sac Cty. Bd. of Supervisors, 890 N.W.2d 50, 53 (Iowa 2017); Life Inv’rs Ins. Co. of Am. v. Estate of Corrado, 838 N.W.2d 640, 643 (Iowa 2013). Accordingly, we restate the facts as set forth by the federal district court:
The incidents giving rise to ... More...
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BRIAN K. ALLISON vs. STATE OF IOWA SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

A jury convicted Brian Allison of three counts of sexual abuse in the third degree in 2011. He appealed his conviction. In his direct appeal, Allison argued the district court erred in not granting him a new trial based upon the weight of the evidence under Iowa Rule of Criminal Procedure 2.24(2)(b)(6). Among other things, Allison noted the victim, his stepdaughter, initially denied the abuse, ... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - IA)

EDWARD L. CLEMMONS v. KANSAS SECRETARY OF CORRECTIONS

Clemmons was committed to the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) on August 15, 1984. Under the ICC, the KDOC transferred Clemmons to the Illinois Department of Corrections on April 6, 1995, where he has been incarcerated ever since.

On January 23, 2017, Clemmons filed a pro se motion for a mandatory injunction under K.S.A. 60-902. In the motion, Clemmons noted that he had been hous... More...
   $0 (07-03-2018 - KS)

Trent Earl Burton v. State of Indiana

Burton was involved in a long-term relationship with Ashley Lambert. However, the relationship was tumultuous and Burton had moved out of the residence. The parties had a son together and shared custody. On June 1, 2016, following an argument on the phone, Burton arrived at Lambert’s residence and started kicking the storm door. After Lambert opened the inside door, Burton came into the r... More...   $0 (07-01-2018 - IN)

United States of America v. Danielle Dana Layman Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Possession of Ricin Results in 37 Months in Prison

Danielle Dana Layman, 38, of Ponca City, Oklahoma, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for possessing the toxin ricin.

According to a complaint filed on July 1, 2017, Layman used craigslist to locate someone interested in a "10 day gig overseas." On May 9, 2017, she met in Ponca City with a person who... More...
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United States of America v. Tony Marvin Johnson Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Tampa, FL - Florida Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison on Bomb Charge

Joshua Ryne Goldberg, 23, of Orange Park, Florida, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for attempted malicious damage and destruction by an explosive of a building. Goldberg pleaded guilty on Dec. 20, 2017.

Assistant Attorney General for Nat... More...
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Margaret Lawless v. Steward Health Care System, LLC District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

At its inception, this appeal
seemed to present a single question — albeit a novel one — about
how to interpret the Massachusetts Wage Act (the Wage Act). See
Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149, §§ 148, 150. But appearances can be
deceiving, cf. Aesop, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (circa 550
B.C.), and at oral argument, a threshold question emerged as to
the existence vel non of feder... More...
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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)

JAMES RICHARD IRWIN v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

James Richard Irwin, Appellant, was tried in a non-jury trial and convicted of Count 1, felony stalking, in violation of 21 O.S.Supp.2015, § 1173; and Counts 4 through 7, violation of a protective order, a misdemeanor, in violation of 22 O.S.2011, § 60.6, in Comanche County District Court, Case No. CF-2016-10. He also pled guilty before trial to Count 2, assault and battery, and Count 3, malicious... More...   $0 (06-24-2018 - OK)

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