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United States of America v. Brexton Redell Lloyd Middle District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, NC - North Carolina Man Sentenced To Prison For Role In Multi-State Dog Fighting Prosecution

A North Carolina man was sentenced on August 2, 2018 to one year and one day in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for his role in dog fighting activities, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environment and Na... More...
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Chris Anthony Platero v. The State of Texas

In July 2016, Appellant, Chris Anthony Platero, was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for five years for aggravated assault, a second degree felony.1 Seven months later, the State filed a motion to adjudicate guilt and revoke community supervision for violation of the condition prohibiting him from owning or 1 TEX. PEN... More...   $0 (08-11-2018 - TX)

CASE & ASSOCIATES PROPERTIES INC. d/b/a ASPEN PARK APARTMENTS, v. JODIE L. BRIBIESCA

Bribiesca first moved to Aspen Park Apartments (Aspen) on June 10, 2015. The apartments are located in Wichita and are owned by Case. On January 8, 2016, Bribiesca moved from her first apartment, unit 1812, to another, 1908, in the same complex. Bribiesca testified she was not offered an opportunity to see 1908 before moving in, and it is not clear whether she asked to view the apartment before th... More...   $0 (08-09-2018 - KS)

The William R. Lee Irrevocable Trust v. Lester L. Lee Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Lester Lee merged two companies he controlled. A trust administered by his nephews, with a pre-merger minority interest in one of the companies, dissented from the merger pursuant to Indiana’s Dissenters’ Rights Statute and obtained a judgment against that company. Lester filed a personal bankruptcy petition. The Trust commenced an adversary proceeding in that bankruptcy action, seeking to pierce ... More...   $0 (08-07-2018 - iN)

Carolyn Staats v. Vintner's Golf Club, LLC

Plaintiff Carolyn Staats nearly died after being attacked by a swarm of yellow
jackets while playing golf on a Yountville course operated by Vintner’s Golf Club, LLC
(Club). She sued the Club for general negligence and premises liability, but the trial
court granted summary judgment against her on the basis that the Club owed no duty to
protect its patrons from yellow jackets that ... More...
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United States of America v. Brexton Redell Lloyd Middle District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Greensboro, North Carolina

Greensboro, NC - North Carolina Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Multi-State Dog Fighting Prosecution

A North Carolina man was sentenced on July 31, 2018 to one year and one day in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for his role in dog fighting activities, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environment and Nat... More...
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United States of America v. Arongkron "Paul" Malasukum Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Sherman, Texas

Sherman, TX - New York Man Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking in Endangered Lion and Tiger Parts

Arongkron “Paul” Malasukum, 42, a resident of Woodside, New York, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III, in Sherman, Texas, to nine months in prison to be followed by one year of supervised release for illegally trafficking parts from endangered African lions and tig... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. TAKII RASPBERRY

We recite the relevant facts as found by the motion judge, supplemented where necessary by uncontroverted police testimony, which the judge expressly credited in full. See Commonwealth v. Isaiah I., 448 Mass. 334, 337 (2007), S.C., 450 Mass. 818 (2008). None of the judge's subsidiary findings is challenged on appeal. In April, 2015, as part of a joint investigation with Federal authorities, th... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MA)

California Water Impact Network v. County of San Luis Obispo, Justin Vinyards and Winery, LLC

The County of San Luis Obispo (County) issues well
permits without conducting a California Environmental Quality
Act (CEQA) review. Appellant California Water Impact Network
petitioned for a writ of mandate to compel County to comply with
CEQA. County asserted that well permits are ministerial actions
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exempt from CEQA. The trial court agreed with County and
dismissed... More...
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The State of Florida vs. Yonisley Garcia

The defendant, Yonisley Garcia, was charged with aggravated animal
cruelty in violation of sections 828.12(2) and 777.011, Florida Statutes (2013).
The charges arose after the defendant was filmed slaughtering pigs to be sold for
meat. The defendant and his co-defendants allegedly shot the pigs, and if the pigs
did not immediately die, they drowned them in cauldrons.
Th... More...
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Larry Wayne Duncan v. The State of Texas

The victim’s father, Billy Scott, testified that his daughter enjoyed jogging,
and he identified the route along which she usually jogged. He explained that on
February 10, 2015, he saw the victim jogging at approximately 6:20 p.m. Scott
testified that it was daylight and the sun was shining. At approximately 7:30 p.m.,
Scott learned that his daughter had been killed.
Ki... More...
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United States of America v. Marco Murphy, a/k/a "Big Daddy" Middle District of Louisiana Federal Courthouse - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA - Second Member of Valley Street Drug Trafficking Network Pleads Guilty

Two individuals charged in connection with an investigation by the Middle District of Louisiana, Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (“OCDETF”), aimed at a drug trafficking and dogfighting network based in Baton Rouge and operating in Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, and Mississippi were convi... More...
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Lecia L. Shorter v. Leroy D. Baca, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Lecia L. Shorter appeals the district court’s partial grant of summary judgment in favor of the County of Los Angeles, Leroy Baca, Jacqueline Ortiz, and Alejandra Avalos (the County or County Defendants) on her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 inadequate medical care claim, and the denial of Shorter’s motion for a new trial on her § 1983 claim based on her classification as mentally ill, her conditions of confine... More...   $0 (07-19-2018 - CA)

Joshua D. Preston v. State of Indiana Indiana Court of Appeals

The facts supporting Preston’s convictions as set forth by this court on his direct
appeal are as follows:
In early August 2010, Preston was babysitting N.B., the eightmonth-old child of his girlfriend, Michelle Bowling (“Bowling”). Preston told Bowling that N.B. had fallen off his lap and hit her head on a television stand. Bowling observed a rug burn on N.B.’s head and some bruising a... More...
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Post Foods, LLC v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles, Richard Sowinski, Real Party in Interest

Petitioners Post Foods, LLC, General Mills, Inc., General
Mills Sales, Inc., and Kellogg USA, Inc. petition for a writ of
mandate directing the superior court to vacate its June 26, 2017
order denying their motion for summary judgment and issue an
order granting the motion. We issued a stay pending this Court’s
resolution of the petition and an order to show cause why a writMore...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -v-ALVAUN THOMPSON, AKA LP, AKA Legit Pimp, AKA AT

Because Thompson appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury  trial, we “draw the facts from the evidence presented at trial, viewed in the light most  favorable to the government.” United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63, 69 n.8 (2d Cir. 2017)  (internal quotation marks omitted).  Thompson began his relationship with the two minor female victims of concern  here—identified as M1 and M2... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

DANIEL DUANE SLAUGHTER vs STATE OF FLORIDA

Daniel Duane Slaughter appeals his convictions and sentences for three charges involving the lewd or lascivious molestation of a child under the age of twelve. Appellant raises two points on appeal. First, Appellant argues that the trial court abused its discretion in overruling defense counsel’s objection to the prosecutor’s alleged misstatement of the law during closing argument. Second, Appe... More...   $0 (07-14-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. United States of America v. Todd & Patty Meech Dairy Farm, et al. Glass Office Floor Mats

Minneapolis, MN - District Court Orders Minnesota Dairy Farm and Owners to Stop Distributing Adulterated Meat in Interstate Commerce

A federal court enjoined Todd & Patty Meech Dairy Farm and its co-owners from introducing adulterated meat into interstate commerce pending required remedial action.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota entered a consent decree of p... More...
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CITY OF TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529 .

It is useful to begin with an overview of the legal
landscape that is relevant to this appeal. The Clean Water Act
(CWA) prohibits the "discharge of any pollutant" unless that
discharge complies with NPDES permit requirements. 33 U.S.C.
§§ 1311(a), 1342. The EPA is responsible for issuing NPDES
permits unless a state agency is authorized to do so. Id.
§ 1342(a)-(c... More...
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United States of America v. Daniel Ramirez District of Oregon Federal Courthouse - Portland, Oregon

Portland, OR - Hillsboro Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Methamphetamine and Cockfighting

On June 28, 2018, Daniel Ramirez, 43, of Hillsboro, Oregon, was sentenced to 188 months in prison for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and engaging in cockfighting. Ramirez was also ordered to pay a money judgment of $100,000 and will be... More...
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Donald Hill v. Missouri Department of Conservation Missouri Supreme Court - Jefferson City, Missouri

The Missouri Conservation Commission (“Commission”), its individual members,1 and the Missouri Department of Conservation (“Appellants”) appeal the judgment of the circuit court in this declaratory and injunctive relief action brought by Donald Hill and Oak Creek Whitetail Ranch, LLC, Travis Broadway and Winter Quarters Wildlife Ranch, LLC, and Kevin Grace and Whitetail Sales and Service LLC (“Res... More...   $0 (07-03-2018 - MO)

Kele Young v. California Fish and Game Commissioner United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff and appellant Kele Young, owner and operator of the Magic Jungle
Wildlife Preserve, a wildlife sanctuary located in Lucerne Valley, appeals the denial of
her petition for writ of mandate (Writ) brought against respondents and defendants
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California Fish and Game Commission (Commisssion); California Department of Fish
and Wildlife (Department); Charlton H. Bonham, Dir... More...
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State of Vermont v. Emily K. St. Peter Vermont Supreme Court Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In February 2015, the State charged defendant with several counts of animal cruelty
alleging that she deprived eight horses of adequate food, water, shelter, or necessary medical
attention. The State alleged that all eight horses showed signs of malnourishment, malnutrition,
and overall neglect of their needs for the past ten to twelve months.
¶ 3. Defendant filed a motion to ... More...
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Larry Antone Cadwell v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals Sixth Appellate District of Texas at Texarkana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

While Larry Antone Cadwell—who goes by the name Tony and who will be so referenced
in this opinion—and his estranged wife, Cheryl Cadwell, were involved in divorce proceedings,
various horses belonging to them but having been ordered into Tony’s custody lost weight,
reportedly due to inadequate nutrition, according to Cheryl and other witnesses. This was
particularly true of D... More...
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In re: KBR, INC., Burn Pit Litigation District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Greenbelt, Maryland

The Constitution entrusts the President and Congress, not the courts, with the power to resolve political questions. See Japan Whaling Ass’n v. Am. Cetacean Soc’y, 478 U.S. 221, 230 (1986); Taylor v. Kellogg, Brown & Root Servs., Inc., 658 F.3d 402, 408–409 (4th Cir. 2011). The issue before us is whether a suit brought by United States military personnel, civilian contractors, and surviving family... More...   $0 (06-24-2018 - MD)

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