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United States of America v. Robert Pillip Ivers District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul, MN - North Dakota Man Convicted Of Threatening To Murder A Federal Judge

Robert Phillip Ivers, 65, was convicted for threatening to murder a federal judge and interstate transmission of a threat to injure. IVERS was found guilty today following a jury trial before Judge Robert W. Pratt, in United States District Court in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

“This defendant has a long... More...
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United States of America v. Gary Ola Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, TN - Tennessee Jail Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements to the FBI

Gary Ola, 54, a sergeant at the Cheatham County Jail in Ashland City, Tennessee, pleaded guilty on September 11, 2018 to two counts of making false statements to FBI agents.

Ola was indicted on June 26 and the charges resulted from false statements about his knowledge of an incident in w... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - TN)

Harmun Takhar v. The People ex rel. Feather River Air Quality Management District

This appeal challenges the trial court’s denial of a special motion to strike
pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, the anti-SLAPP statute,1 directed at a
cross-complaint asserting causes of action arising from a civil enforcement action
brought by Feather River Air Quality Management District against Harmun Takhar for
multiple violations of state and local air pollut... More...
   $0 (09-13-2018 - CA)

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...
   $0 (09-11-2018 - IL)

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)

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)

Jerry Lynn Graves, Jr. v. The State of Texas

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services removed the son of Graves and his girlfriend, Equila Davis, immediately after his birth due to concerns that Davis had used marihuana during her pregnancy. Shortly after the baby was removed from their care, Graves and Davis arrived at a Department office for visitation. Whitney Aguirre was in charge of supervising the visit, Caryl Beimer wa... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

Charlene Richard v. Regional School Unit 57 District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

Charlene Richard, formerly a
kindergarten teacher at Waterboro Elementary School, sued Regional
School Unit 57 ("RSU 57"), claiming that by retaliating against
her for her advocacy on behalf of students with disabilities, it
violated the Americans With Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act,
Maine Human Rights Act, and Maine Whistleblower Protection Act.
After a five-day benc... More...
   $0 (09-01-2018 - ME)

STATE OF KANSAS v. VICTOR FRITZ BROSSEIT

On June 23, 2014, Officer Brandon Early pulled Brosseit over after Brosseit failed to maintain a single lane while driving his truck. Early claimed that he smelled a strong odor of alcohol when he made contact with Brosseit and noticed that Brosseit's eyes were bloodshot and watery and his speech was slurred. After a dispatch operator informed Early that Brosseit's license was revoked, Early asked... More...   $0 (08-30-2018 - KS)

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...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - OK)

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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Linda Rowlands v. United Parcel Service - Fort Wayne Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Linda Rowlands claims that United Parcel Service (“UPS”) discriminated against her be-cause she had a disability, failed to accommodate her
∗ Of the Northern District of Illinois, sitting by
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disability, and retaliated against her when she requested ac-commodations, all in violation of the Americans with Disabil-ities Act, 14 U.S.C. § 12111 et seq. (“ADA”). The distr... More...
   $0 (08-27-2018 - IN)

United States of America v. William Holmes Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

A recantation is not always a good reason for a new trial. The recanting witness, in fact, may have told the truth the first time. Other evidence may corroborate the earlier testimony over the recantation. Such is the case here.
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No. 17-3262 Davis v. Bradshaw Page 2
Ian Davis is currently incarcerated for the assault and murder of Marsha Blakely. His conviction was based on the testim... More...
   $0 (08-25-2018 - OH)

Juan Martinez v. The State of Texas

On November 26, 2015, Elizabeth Lopez and her common law husband, Lincoln
Flores, went to Lincoln’s sister’s house to have drinks. About thirty minutes after arriving,
Elizabeth left to go home and work on cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Later, Lincoln’s
sister, Victoria, called Elizabeth and told her that she needed to come pick up Lincoln.
When Lincoln entered the vehicle, he... More...
   $0 (08-20-2018 - TX)

The State of Texas v. Albert G. Hill III

This case is before us on remand from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. The State of Texas appealed the trial court’s order dismissing with prejudice four indictments against Albert G. Hill III. In our original opinion, we held the trial court erred in conducting a pretrial evidentiary hearing on Hill’s motion to quash and dismiss the indictments because Hill did not establish a prima fac... More...   $0 (08-20-2018 - TX)

Larry D. Lincoln; Brad C. Mosbrucker v. BNSF Raiway Company District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Topeka, Kansas

Several years after a tank car spill accident, Larry D. Lincoln and Brad C.
Mosbrucker (collectively “Appellants”) advised BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”)
that medical conditions attributable to the accident rendered them partially,
permanently disabled and prevented them from working outdoors. Upon learning of
Appellants’ alleged medical conditions, BNSF removed Appellants from serv... More...
   $0 (08-20-2018 - KS)

MATTHEW L. BILLINGTON v. MIDWEST MINERALS, INC. and CINCINNATI INSURANCE CO.

Billington worked as a heavy equipment operator for Midwest Minerals. In January 2015, he had a disagreement with Chapman. Chapman picked Billington up and "tossed [him] on a bunch of rocks," where Billington landed on the back side of his ribs. Billington suffered a rib injury and a punctured lung. The injuries sustained required "extensive treatment" which included chest surgery and the excision... More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

Lisa Levingston v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

The attorneys for plaintiff Lisa Levingston, O.D., failed to file an opposition to a
motion for summary judgment. They had been substituted into the case after
Levingston’s former attorneys were disqualified and the opposition that the former
attorneys had filed was stricken. At the hearing on the motion, Levingston’s new counsel
claimed they had not known that they needed to file... More...
   $0 (08-18-2018 - CA)

LARRY D. LINCOLN; BRAD C. MOSBRUCKER v. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY

On October 9, 2007, a BNSF tank car sprung a leak near where Appellants were working, exposing Appellants to 2-chlorobenzyl chloride. Following the tank car spill accident, Appellants attempted, for over two years, to negotiate a monetary settlement with BNSF as to the injuries they sustained from the accident. During that two-year period, Appellants continued to perform their duties as MOW wo... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - )

GRANT FRITSCH, an individual v. SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC

Because the issues in this appeal arise from a defendant’s removal of a case filed in state court to federal court, we begin with the relevant background principles for such a removal. Under 28 U.S.C. § 1441(a), a defendant may remove certain actions filed in state court to a district court so long as a federal court has jurisdiction over the action, and certain procedural requirements are met. T... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

Eric Koty v. DuPage County, Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Eric Koty, a deputy in the DuPage
County Sheriff’s Department, requested a different model of
squad car. Notes from Koty’s physician indicated Koty
should be given a squad car with more legroom, “like an
SUV,” to accommodate a hip condition. The Department denied
Koty’s requests. Koty then submitted EEOC complaints
alleging the Department had discriminated against him in vi... More...
   $0 (08-17-2018 - IL)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. DAQUAN KEATON, a/k/a DAY DAY, DA QUAN KEATON, DAQUAN J. KEATON, and DAQUAN S. KEATON

Defendant Daquan Keaton was tried to a jury for the murder of Lamar Glover, on a theory of accomplice liability, and the shooting of Raymond Kozar. He was tried alone. The jury convicted him of knowing or purposeful murder, N.J.S.A. 2C:11 3(a)(1) and (2); two counts of second-degree possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4(a); one count of second-degree unlawful pos... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

Shameka Winslett v. 1811 27th Avenue, LLC

Shameka Winslett filed a complaint asserting various claims against her former
landlord Yugal Sagi and his LLC after he failed to make repairs to her apartment and filed
an unlawful detainer action against her. Sagi responded by filing an anti-SLAPP motion to
strike three of these claims, for retaliation and retaliatory eviction under Civil Code section
1942.5,1
former subdivis... More...
   $0 (08-15-2018 - )

State of Tennessee v. Dedrick Wiggins

This appeal arises from the shooting death of Larry Richards (“the victim”) on November 6, 2013, for which Defendant was subsequently indicted for first degree premeditated murder (Count 1), first degree felony murder (Count 2), and three counts of convicted felon in possession of a firearm (Counts 3-5). The case proceeded to trial in May 2016. Benjamin Piercetestified that, around 2:00 a.m. on ... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - TN)

Lara Carlson v. University of New England District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

The district court entered
summary judgment against Dr. Lara Carlson, a faculty member, on
her claim of retaliation under Title VII and the Maine Human Rights
Act (MHRA) against her employer, the University of New England
(UNE). Carlson alleges that, after she complained to UNE about
sexual harassment by her department chair and supervisor, Dr. Paul
Visich, the school retal... More...
   $0 (08-12-2018 - ME)

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