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Jonathan Arvizu v. City of Pasadena

Plaintiff and Appellant Jonathan Arvizu sued the City of
Pasadena after he fell over a retaining wall located beside a
recreational trail in the City’s Arroyo Seco Natural Park,
resulting in devastating personal injuries. Arvizu had entered the
Park in the dark, pre-dawn hours, while it was closed, in order to
go “ghost hunting” with a group of friends. While taking a
short... More...
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Carlos Macias v. The State of Texas Carlos Macias - Registered Sex Offender

Appellant, Carlos Macias, was indicted for the first-degree felony offense of
super-aggravated sexual assault of a child under six years of age in the underlying
trial court cause number 1486865, which carried a minimum prison term of twenty
five years.1 Appellant was separately indicted for the first-degree felony offense of
continuous sexual abuse of a child, involving a diff... More...
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Phil A. Smallwood v. The State of Texas

On June 2, 2016, the State charged appellant with capital murder by causing
the death of Jonathan Wilkerson while in the course of committing or attempting to
commit robbery.2 Appellant pleaded not guilty, and the case proceeded to trial.
On the evening of October 13, 2014, Wilkerson and his girlfriend, Quathanna
Lee, drove to the home of Roy Robinson, the best friend of Wil... More...
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Luis Felipe Fierro v. The State of Texas Texas First District Court of Appeals

This Court’s October 26, 2017 Memorandum Order of Abatement had granted
the parties’ joint motion to abate this appeal and remanded to allow appellant, Luis
Felipe Fierro, to file a counseled out-of-time motion for new trial. On November
20, 2017, appellant filed a motion for new trial, which was granted on January 8,

2018. On January 18, 2018, appellant filed a ... More...
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GERON R. TAYLOR v. THE CITY OF BIXBY, OKLAHOMA Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals

On September 8, 2011, Taylor was stopped by a Bixby police officer for driving 49 miles per hour in a 40-mile per hour speed zone. During the interrogation that followed, Taylor failed to produce a driver's license, admitted that he did not have a driver's license and admitted that he had never possessed a valid driver's license. Taylor was arrested and charged with speeding and driving without a ... More...   $0 (03-23-2018 - OK)


On February 18, 2016, Machutta entered guilty pleas in Sedgwick County case Nos. 15CR3654 and 16CR214. In each case, the district court found him guilty of one count of possession of methamphetamine and one count of criminal possession of a weapon. On April 13, 2016, the district court conducted a consolidated sentencing hearing. At the hearing, the court sentenced Machutta to a total of 62 months... More...   $0 (03-23-2018 - KS)

Covina Residents for Responsible Development v. City of Covina, City Ventures, Inc. Real Parties in Interest

In this CEQA1 action Covina Residents for Responsible
Development (CRRD) appeals from the trial court’s denial of its
petition for writ of mandate seeking to overturn the City of
Covina’s approval of a 68-unit, mixed-use, infill project2 located a
quarter-mile from the Covina Metrolink commuter rail station.
CRRD contends the project’s significant parking impacts required
t... More...
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Jaime Gonzalez v. Owens Corning Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This appeal involves a putative class action brought by consumers in four states who alleged that Appellees Owens Corning and Owens Corning Sales, LLC (collectively, Owens Corning) sold defective roof shingles and misrepresented the shingles’ expected useful life. Appellants challenge an order of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania denying class certification.... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - PA)

Nicole Haberle v. Officer Daniel Troxell Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Timothy Nixon was a troubled man. After stealing a firearm, he told his partner, Nicole Haberle, that he was going to commit suicide. When a police officer employed by the Borough of Nazareth learned of that threat, he did not wait for trained crisis support professionals but instead knocked on the door of the apartment where Nixon was located and announced his presence. Nixon immediately shot him... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - PA)


On the evening of October 24, 2014, Cruce was preparing to give Hall a ride to work. According to Cruce, Hall was seated in the passenger seat of Cruce's vehicle and Cruce's daughter was in a car seat in the back seat. Wilmer and Cruce's daughter was born in summer of 2014. Cruce was in the driver's seat and saw Wilmer approaching with a gun. Cruce sped off but turned too fast on gravel and crashe... More...   $0 (03-22-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Advanced Thermal Technologies, LLC (ATT), and James W. Connell, III District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Advanced Thermal Technologies and CEO Agree to Pay $100,000 for Failing to Account for Federal Research Funds

Advanced Thermal Technologies, LLC (ATT), and its President and Chief Operating Officer, James W. Connell, of Upton, Mass., agreed to pay $100,000 to resolve allegations that they failed to account for a portion of federal research grants they received and that they ... More...
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United States of America v. Joel A. Sabean, M.D. District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

This case, which reads like an
anthology of pain, pathos, and personal degradation, paints a grim
picture of the human condition. It intertwines allegations of an
incestuous relationship with criminal charges of tax evasion,
unlawful distribution of controlled substances, and health-care
fraud. Following a contentious trial, the jury found defendantappellant
Joel A. Sabean ... More...
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Eleanor Licensing, LLC v. Classic Recreations, LLC

Following a four-day bench trial, the court entered
judgment in favor of Eleanor Licensing LLC and Denice
Shakarian Halicki and against Classic Recreations, LLC, T&D
Motor Company, Jason Engel and Tony Engel (collectively
Classic), ordering that Eleanor Licensing retain possession of a
vehicle identified as “Eleanor No. 1,” which had been
manufactured by Classic pursuant to... More...
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In this case, the State originally charged McIntyre with aggravated indecent liberties with a child. In another case, it charged her with three drug crimes. McIntyre entered a global plea agreement in the drug-related case and the State dismissed this case. McIntyre then filed a motion to withdraw her plea and the district court allowed her to withdraw her plea. The State then reinstated the charg... More...   $0 (03-21-2018 - KS)


Sly Maples was tried for abuse of a child and felony murder. He was convicted of abuse of a child and sentenced to 136 months' prison based on a criminal history score of A. These charges stem from incidents that occurred between January 19, 2015, and January 20, 2015, that ultimately lead to the death of A.D.

On January 19, 2015, Maples choked and shook A.D. causing severe bruising a... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. CEDRIC M. WARREN Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Cedric Warren challenges his resentencing after the original hard 50 life sentence for his premeditated first-degree murder conviction was held unconstitutional and vacated on appeal. On remand the district court imposed a hard 25 life sentence (lifetime sentence without the possibility of parole for 25 years) for that conviction and ran it consecutive to his sentences for his two on-grid crimes. ... More...   $0 (03-21-2018 - KS)


The facts are mostly undisputed, except whether Gonzalez knew his gun was loaded as events unfolded.

Gonzalez and his friends—Levi (the victim), Bailey Bishop (Levi's sister; Gonzalez' girlfriend), Jeff Swisher (Levi's step-brother), and Zachary Cashman— attended various New Year's Eve parties. At some point, the four men wanted to return to the first party and Gonzalez drove them. Cash... More...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Contrice Travis v. Exel, Inc. Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

A jury awarded the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the “EEOC”) and Contrice Travis back pay, compensatory damages, and punitive damages after finding that Travis’s employer, Exel, Inc., discriminated against her because of her sex. The discrimination occurred when Dave Harris, Travis’s supervisor, denied her a promotion in favor of Michael Pooler, a male employee. After the verdict, Exel ... More...   $0 (03-21-2018 - GA)

United States of America v. Vladimir Nevidomy United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Illegally Export Defense Articles to Russia

Vladimir Nevidomy, 31, of Hallandale Beach, Florida, pleaded guilty on March 19, to conspiring to illegally export military-grade night vision and thermal vision devices and ammunition primers to Russia.

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney ... More...
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Matthew C. McGlynn v. State of California

In this mandamus proceeding, six judges who were elected to the superior court in
mid-term elections in 2012, but who did not take office until January 7, 2013, maintain
they are entitled to benefits under the Judges’ Retirement System II (JRS II)1
as in effect
at the time they were elected, rather than at the time they assumed office. This is a matter
of considerable importanc... More...
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Anthony Butler v. Marriott International, Inc. and Life Fitness, Inc. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Boston, MA - Anthony Butler sued Marriott International, Inc. and Life Fitness, Inc. on negligence theories.

Date Filed # Docket Text
02/21/2018 12 Assented to MOTION for Extension of Time to February 28, 2018 to Extend deadline to file response to Motion to Dismiss by Anthony Butler.(Ianelli, Kelly) (Entered: 02/21/2018)
02/22/2018 13 Chief Judge Patti B. Saris: ELECTRONIC ORD... More...
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In 15CR2693, Velo was convicted of criminal possession of a firearm and received a sentence of 13 months' imprisonment. In 16CR1420 and 16CR2031, Velo was convicted in each case of possession of methamphetamine and received a sentence of 22 months' imprisonment in each case. The district court ordered the sentences to run consecutively and placed Velo on probation for 18 months in the first case a... More...   $0 (03-20-2018 - KS)


Epp-Sigmund pled no contest to the distribution of methamphetamine, a severity level 2 drug felony. Given her criminal history score of G and the severity level of her crime, Epp-Sigmund's sentence was in the presumptive prison category. At sentencing, the district court imposed a 104-month prison term but granted Epp-Sigmund a dispositional departure and placed her on probation from that sentence... More...   $0 (03-20-2018 - KS)


In May 2016, Williams pled no contest to a single count of residential burglary, a severity level 7 person felony, and on September 20, 2016, the district court sentenced him to 16 months in prison but granted Williams probation from that sentence for a period of 24 months. Less than two months later, on November 14, 2016, the State sought
to revoke Williams' probation on the grounds t... More...
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In September 2015, Lorence pled no contest to felony theft and was sentenced to 27 months in prison but was placed on probation from that sentence for 18 months. The following month, Lorence entered into a joint plea agreement for two cases. In the first
case, Lorence pled guilty to possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 30 months in prison but again was placed on probation... More...
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