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State of Vermont v. William Schenk Vermont Supreme Court

Defendant William Schenk was charged with two counts of
disorderly conduct, in violation of 13 V.S.A. § 1026(a)(1), in connection with the distribution of
Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers in the City of Burlington. For each count, the State charged that
the penalty should be enhanced under 13 V.S.A. § 1455 because the crime was hate-motivated.
Defendant appeals the trial cour... More...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - VT)

Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation v. Office of Environmental Health Harzard Asse

In 1989, the predecessor to respondent Office of Environmental Health Hazard
Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency charged with implementing California’s Safe
Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (Proposition 65) (Health & Saf. Code,
§ 25249.5 et seq.), adopted a regulation setting a “maximum allowable dose level” or
MADL for lead as a reproductive toxicant. (Cal. Code Regs., tit... More...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - CA)

James Gund v. County of Trinity

This lawsuit alleges that a Trinity County deputy sheriff phoned citizens James
and Norma Gund -- who do not work for the County -- and asked them to go check on a
neighbor who had called 911 for help likely related to inclement weather. The Gunds
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unwittingly walked into a murder scene and were savagely attacked by the man who
apparently had just murdered the neighbor and her... More...
   $0 (06-05-2018 - CA)

State of Louisiana v. Mark Edward Colby

On September 10, 2014, the Shreveport Police Department (“SPD”)
responded to a report of a deceased person at a residence. The police
officers arrived at the home of the victim, 53-year-old Angela Godley, and
discovered that she had been shot multiple times. The officers also learned
that Godley shared the house with the defendant, Mark Edward Colby, with
whom she was in... More...
   $0 (06-01-2018 - LA)

Stephen Bushansky v. Patrick Soon-Shiong

Plaintiff Stephen Bushansky filed a shareholder derivative action in San Diego
Superior Court on behalf of nominal defendant NantKwest, Inc. Based on a forum
selection provision contained in NantKwest's certificate of incorporation that generally
designates Delaware as the forum for shareholder derivative actions, the trial court
dismissed Bushansky's suit.
On appeal, Bushansky... More...
   $0 (06-01-2018 - CA)

Thomas McNair v. The State of Texas Thomas McNair sentenced to 99 years for Gerardo Luna's murder

On September 5, 2014, an employee of the El Paso Electric Company found a burned and
decomposing body, later identified as 21-year-old Gerardo Luna, Jr., in the basement of an
abandoned building in downtown El Paso. Because electricity was being used without payment,
Electric Company employees had previously gone to the building to disconnect service on at least
three separate... More...
   $0 (05-31-2018 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. THOMAS LEE STUTEVILLE

On October 19, 2014, Kansas City police officers were sent to an industrial complex once used for pharmaceutical manufacturing and animal research. The dispatch report described a witness' account of seeing a parked vehicle near the industrial complex and people walking up a hill toward the abandoned complex. After responding to the scene, Officer Chris O'Neill saw the suspicious vehicle and then ... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - KS)

State of Tennessee v. Curtis Morris

On January 8, 2013, a Shelby County grand jury returned indictment No. 1300001, charging the defendant with first-degree murder during the perpetration of aggravated child abuse, first-degree murder during the perpetration of aggravated child neglect, aggravated child abuse of a child eight years of age or less, and aggravated child neglect of a child eight years of age or less. The victim in the... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

Rhonda Williams v. Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this toxic tort suit, Rhonda Williams appeals the District Court’s grant of summary judgment against her and in favor of Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC (“Mosaic”).
* Honorable Ursula Ungaro, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, sitting by designation.
Case: 17-10894 Date Filed: 05/14/2018 Page: 1 of 22
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Ms. Williams alleged that toxic substances emitted fr... More...
   $0 (05-14-2018 - FL)

United States of America v. David Haisten and Judy Haisten Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - South Carolina couple sentenced to a total of 138 months in prison for trafficking counterfeit goods, including misbranded pet medicine

David Haisten, 51, and Judy Haisten, 51, both of Irmo, South Carolina, were sentenced on May 10, 2018 to 78 and 60 months of incarceration, respectively, by U.S. District Judge Gerald J. Pappert, announced United States Attorney William... More...
   $0 (05-14-2018 - PA)

State of Vermont v. William Schenk

Defendant William Schenk was charged with two counts of
disorderly conduct, in violation of 13 V.S.A. § 1026(a)(1), in connection with the distribution of
Ku Klux Klan recruitment flyers in the City of Burlington. For each count, the State charged that
the penalty should be enhanced under 13 V.S.A. § 1455 because the crime was hate-motivated.
Defendant appeals the trial cou... More...
   $0 (05-05-2018 - VT)

Naruto v. David John Slater Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

We must determine whether a monkey may sue humans,
corporations, and companies for damages and injunctive
relief arising from claims of copyright infringement. Our
court’s precedent requires us to conclude that the monkey’s
claim has standing under Article III of the United States
Constitution. Nonetheless, we conclude that this
monkey—and all animals, since they are not hu... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - CA)

Nina Theroff vs. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. and Janie Harper

Dollar Tree operated a retail store located at 3535 Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City,
Missouri. Janie Harper was employed as the Missouri Boulevard store manager. On October 21,
2015, Theroff applied for employment at the Missouri Boulevard store. During her interview
with store assistant manager Kayla Swift, Theroff informed Ms. Swift that she was legally blind
and used... More...
   $0 (04-25-2018 - MO)

United States of America v. Mario Atkinson District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

Newark, NJ - Fifth Defendant in Multi-State Dog Fighting Prosecution Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison

Asbury Park, New Jersey Defendant Sentenced As Part of Operation Grand Champion

The fifth defendant to plead guilty in a multi-state dog fighting case was sentenced today in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, for his role in dog fighting activities that took place in New Jerse... More...
   $0 (04-19-2018 - NJ)

Milton Rolando Paz v. The State of Texas

In February 2011, Appellant was the father to two young children, a thirteen
month-old girl and a one-month-old girl. During that month, Appellant’s wife had
to leave town for work. A friend agreed to care for the infant while the wife was
away. The wife’s work trip got extended. The friend caring for the infant had to
return her to Appellant because the friend also had to g... More...
   $0 (04-18-2018 - TX)

Tracey K. Kuehl v. Pamela Sllner Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Tracey K. Kuehl (Tracey), Lisa K. Kuehl (Lisa), Kris A. Bell, Nancy A.
Harvey, John T. Braumann, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (plaintiffs) brought
suit against Pamela Sellner, Tom Sellner, and Cricket Hollow Zoo (defendants) under
1The Honorable Richard W. Goldberg, United States Court of International
Trade, sitting by designation.
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the Endangered Species Act, 16 U... More...
   $0 (04-18-2018 - IA)

United States of America v. Hardin County Emergency Medical Services Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY - Hardin County EMS Enters Settlement With United States To Resolve An American With Disabilities Complaint

United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the settlement agreement with Hardin County Emergency Medical Services (HCEMS), on March 28, 2018, to resolve a complaint, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), regarding the provision of emergency medica... More...
   $0 (04-16-2018 - KY)

Gordon B. v. Sergio Alberto Gomez

Gordon B., in propria persona, appeals from the trial
court’s denial of his request to renew an elder abuse restraining
order against his neighbor, respondent Sergio Alberto Gomez
(Gomez). Gordon B. contends the trial court erred by denying his
request for lack of evidence that further significant abuse
occurred since the original restraining order was issued. We
agree, and... More...
   $0 (04-15-2018 - CA)

Phyllis N. Gregory v. Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, L.L.C. District of Kansas Federal Courthouse - Wichita, Kansas

This appeal involves an award of summary judgment to the defendant
on claims involving premises liability. For these claims, the defendant had
only limited duties for dangers that are considered “open and obvious.”
This limitation lies at the center of this appeal: The victim was killed by
cattle, and the danger from cattle is ordinarily open and obvious. Here,
though, the catt... More...
   $0 (03-29-2018 - KS)

Raul Rodriguez v. The State of Texas Raul Rodriguez, Texas man, gets 40 years in prison for fatally shooting neighbor after claiming 'stand your ground' defense

In the early morning of May 2, 2010, Harris County police responded to
reports of a weapons disturbance in a rural neighborhood. Upon arriving at the scene,
they discovered that Kelly Danaher had been shot. Two men were struggling to hold
down Rodriguez, who had fired the shots. Everyone other than Rodriguez had been
at a party inside. Danaher, the host of the party, died at th... More...
   $0 (03-24-2018 - TX)

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...
   $0 (03-24-2018 - CA)

Shawna Rae Romero v. Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc., Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Jeanette Louise Raeburn, Monica Churchill, a/k/a Monica Laws, and Art Niebieszczanski Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Can Make Your Phone Ring 888-354-4529

Tulsa, OK Shawna Rae Romero sued Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc., Petco Animal Supplies, Inc., Jeanette Louise Raeburn, Monica Churchill, a/k/a Monica Laws, and Art Niebieszczanski on premises liability theories.

Issue # 1. Issue: PREMISES LIABILITY (PREMISE)
Filed By: ROMERO, SHAWNA RAE
Filed Date: 05/09/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: CHURCHIL... More...
   $0 (03-22-2018 - OK)

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...
   $0 (03-21-2018 - CA)

Quanta Computer, Inc. v. Japan Communications, Inc.

A Taiwanese company entered into a contract to
manufacture and sell cellular telephones to a Japanese
company. The parties negotiated a forum selection clause
mandating that any dispute be resolved in a California court
under California law. Nothing in the creation, performance,
or alleged breach of the contract has any connection to
California. The Taiwanese company filed ... More...
   $0 (03-18-2018 - CA)

California DUI Lawyers Association v. California Department of Motor Vehicles

The California DUI Lawyers Association and attorney
Stephen R. Mandell (collectively, CDLA) brought a taxpayer
action against the California Department of Motor Vehicles and
Jean Shiomoto, director of the Department (collectively, DMV).
CDLA alleged that the DMV conducts administrative hearings to
determine whether automatic suspension of a driver’s license is
warranted aft... More...
   $0 (03-03-2018 - CA)

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