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Herman N. Nunes v. HIE Holdings, Inc. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

In 2008, Congress enacted the ADA Amendments Act
(“ADAAA”), which broadened the definition of disability
under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”),
42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq. As relevant to this appeal, the
ADAAA expanded the scope of the ADA’s “regarded-as”
definition of disability. We have not opined on this issue
in the ten years since the ADAAA was enacted and s... More...
   $0 (09-19-2018 - HI)

SESSIONS L. HARPER vs. STATE OF IOWA

On the evening of Saturday, January 7, 2006, Holly Michael, Becky Sittig,
Ashleigh Attig, and Harper hung out at Michael’s house in Fort Dodge beginning
at around 7:00 or 8:00 p.m.2 From then until the early morning hours of January
8, the group drank alcohol, smoked marijuana, and consumed cocaine. The group
left the residence to go to a nearby bar at which they arrived arou... More...
   $0 (09-14-2018 - IA)

STATE OF OHIO v. DAWUD SPAULDING

In the early morning of December 15, 2011, Mr. Spaulding shot and paralyzed
Patrick Griffin while he was leaving a house on Grant Street. Merely hours later, Mr. Spaulding
shot and killed both Erica Singleton and Ernie Thomas outside of the same house. Mr.
Spaulding was arrested the following day. After a jury trial, Mr. Spaulding was convicted of two
counts of aggravated mu... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - OH)

The Estate of Caldwell Jones, Jr. v. Live Well Financial, Inc. Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

This case arises out of the foreclosure of a home-equity conversion
mortgage—commonly called a “reverse mortgage.” We are asked to interpret a
federal statute, 12 U.S.C. § 1715z-20, which authorizes the Secretary of the
Department of Housing and Urban Development to establish a mortgage-insurance
program designed to encourage lenders to offer reverse mortgages and thereby
allev... 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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State of Vermont V. Jeremy R. Amidon Lewd or lascivious conduct with a child

In October 2013, defendant was charged with a single count of lewd or lascivious conduct with a child, second offense, for touching the vaginal area of his daughter C.A. sometime between July 2005 and July 2007. Prior to trial the State notified the defense of its intent to introduce evidence of prior bad acts, including that defendant was physically and emotionally 2 abusive toward C.A. and... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - CT)

STATE OF MISSOURI V. AHMAAD BETTS

Defendant was arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree robbery, three
counts of armed criminal action, one count of unlawful use of a weapon, and one count of
misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. The State elected to proceed to trial only on
the counts of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. Viewed in the light most favorable
to the judgmen... More...
   $0 (09-05-2018 - MO)

United States of America v. The Walt Disney Company, et al. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - The United States of America sued The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. on clayton Act violation theories.

COMPETITIVE IMPACT STATEMENT
Plaintiff United States of America ("United States"), pursuant to Section 2(b) of the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act ("APPA" or "Tunney Act"), 15 U.S.C. § 16(b)-(h), files this Competitive Impact Statement r... More...
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DAVID LAWRENCE SMITH v. STATE OF KANSAS

A jury convicted Smith of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child under 14 years of age and two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child over 14 years of age but less than 16 years of age. In his direct appeal, Smith alleged eight trial court errors, which included the district court's denial of his motion for a new trial. The Court of Appeals affirmed Smith's convictio... More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

State of Ohio v. Rickey Lamb, Jr.

On July 21, 2015, the Fulton County Grand Jury issued a seven-count indictment charging appellant with one count of arson in violation of R.C. 2909.03(A)(2), a felony of the fourth degree (“Count 1”); one count of aggravated arson in violation of R.C. 2909.02(A)(2), a felony of the second degree (“Count 2”); one count of aggravated arson in violation of R.C. 2909.02(A)(1), a felony of the firs... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

Luis Castruita v. The State of Texas

This case arises from an early morning shooting that took the life of Efren Gonzalez. On
March 22, 2014, Efren and two of his friends, Matthew Scarbrough and Ernesto Sapien, were at a
bar celebrating another friend’s birthday. They left the bar when it closed, and proceeded to walk
home. As they crossed a street, they saw an on-coming silver mini-van. By Matthew’s account,
... More...
   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

Joel Doe, et al. v. Boyertown Area School District, et al. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This appeal requires us to decide whether the District Court correctly refused to enjoin the defendant School District from allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with the students’ gender identities as opposed to the sex they were determined to have at birth. The plaintiffs—a group of high school students who identify as being the same sex they were de... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ELIJAH IVERSON

The present prosecution had its origin in a 911 call made by Iverson from
13 his apartment in the Town of Tonawanda, New York. In the course of ensuing
14 interviews by officers of the Tonawanda Police Department ("TPD"), narcotics and
15 drug distribution paraphernalia were discovered in Iverson's apartment; pursuant to
1 a subsequent search warrant, a firearm, ammunition, and o... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - )

George K. Young, Jr. v. State of Hawaii, et al. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

We must decide whether the Second Amendment encompasses the right of a responsible law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm openly for self-defense outside of the home.
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George Young wishes to carry a firearm publicly for personal self-defense in the State of Hawaii. He twice in 2011 applied for a license to carry a handgun, either concealed or openly. His application was denied each ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS EUGENE JENKINS

On June 13, 2009, at approximately 6 a.m., officers responded to a call about potential burglaries of two different apartments in a complex at 1012 Johnstown in Salina, Kansas. When the officers arrived, Benjamin Friedman informed them that someone had burglarized his apartment and stolen some of his electronics. The officers inspected a second apartment, occupied by Alfred Mack and Jason Hartfiel... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - KS)

IN RE: CUMBERLAND BAIL BONDING, et al.

According to proof introduced at the hearing on the matter, Mr. Kelvin Pell, a bondsman for Cumberland, was arrested on February 8, 2017, after law enforcement conducted a “sting” to establish that he had been trading bonds for sexual contact. The matter became public via an article in the local newspaper on February 10, 2017. On Monday, February 13, 2017, Cumberland mailed a petition to cancel M... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)

United States ex rel. Jeffrey Berkowitz v. Automation Aids, Inc., et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Relator Jeffrey Berkowitz filed a qui tam complaint against nine separate defendants, alleg-ing violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C.
* Of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, sitting by designation.
2 No. 17-2562
§ 3730. The defendants moved to dismiss Berkowitz’ third amended complaint for failure to state a claim. The district court granted the defendants’ motions and di... More...
   $0 (07-25-2018 - IL)

State of Iowa v. Matthew Lee Murphy Second-degree sexual abuse

The following facts can be gleaned from the evidence presented to the jury.
On February 20, 2016, eleven-year-old A.T. and her older sister, M.T., spent the
night at Murphy’s house. Murphy was a family friend of the girls’ parents after
being engaged to A.T.’s aunt, her mother’s sister. After his fiancé passed away
the families remained close. The girls referred to Murphy a... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - IA)

HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
   $0 (07-15-2018 - MA)

Barry S. Jameson v. Taddese Desta

Under California’s in forma pauperis doctrine and Government Code
section 68086, subdivision (b),1 a person who because of limited financial
resources qualifies for a waiver of initial court filing fees is entitled, as well, to a
waiver of fees for the attendance of an official court reporter at a hearing or trial.
In this case, however, although plaintiff Barry Jameson (hereafter ... More...
   $0 (07-06-2018 - CA)

Alan Clukey v. Town of Camden District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

In 2007, the Town of Camden,
Maine moved its police department's dispatch operations to the
Knox County Sheriff's Department in the Town of Rockland. As a
result, Camden laid off its three police dispatchers, including
Plaintiff Alan Clukey who had been working as a Camden Police
Department dispatcher for 31 years. Clukey sued Camden in 2011
pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, cl... More...
   $0 (07-02-2018 - ME)

Kevin R. Carmody v. Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, et al. Federal Courthouse - Champaign, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The University of Illinois fired plaintiff Kevin Carmody from his job as an information tech-nology manager after printed copies of a professor’s privi-leged emails suspiciously ended up in Carmody’s home newspaper box. The emails allegedly exposed inconsistencies in the professor’s testimony in a separate lawsuit that Car-mody was pursuing against a different professor. The univer-
2 No. 16-1... More...
   $0 (06-27-2018 - IL)

Henry "Hank" Hunt v. OM Lodging, LLC d/b/a Baymont Inn & Suites Harrison County Courthouse - Marshall, Texas

Marshall, TX - Jury Awards $41.55 Million in Wrongful Death Case

Henry "Hank" Dunn, joint conservator for the Dunn children, sued OM Lodging, LLC d/b/a Baymont Inn & Suites on a wrongful death negligence theory claiming that Ms. Hunt died as a result of the failure on the part of Defendant's employees to act with due care after she was attacked by her husband in December 2013 in respondin... More...
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Santos Rosales-Martinez v. Nick Ludwick Northern District of Iowa Courthouse - Sioux City, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Santos Rosales-Martinez was convicted of second degree sexual abuse, in
violation of Iowa Code § 709.3(1)(b). He sought a writ of habeas corpus under 28
U.S.C. § 2254 arguing that the trial court violated his right to confrontation. The
district court denied relief. He appeals. Having 1 jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291,
this court affirms.
Rosales-Martinez was charged with s... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - IA)

Joel Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, et al. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This appeal requires us to decide whether the District Court correctly refused to enjoin the defendant School District from allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with the students’ gender identities as opposed to the sex they were determined to have at birth. The plaintiffs—a group of high school students who identify as being the same sex they were de... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - PA)

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