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Michael S. Edrington v. The State of Texas

The State proceeded to trial on three counts: Count One charged Edrington with
continuous sexual abuse of his daughter, and Counts Two and Three charged him with
indecency by sexual contact.1 The dates in Counts Two and Three were included within
the range of dates alleged in Count One. After resting its case, the State waived Count
One and proceeded only on Counts Two and T... More...
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Sosimo Gonzalez v. The State of Texas

A claim of jury-charge error is reviewed using the procedure set out in Almanza v.
State, 686 S.W.2d 157, 171 (Tex. Crim. App. 1984) (op. on reh’g). See Barrios v. State, 283
Gonzalez v. State Page 2

S.W.3d 348, 350 (Tex. Crim. App. 2009). The first step is to determine whether there is
error in the charge. Ngo v. State, 175 S.W.3d 738, 743 (Tex. Crim. App. 2005). Onl... More...
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Galen Dwayne Baugus v. The State of Texas

After the guilt-innocence phase of his trial, a jury found Galen Dwayne
Baugus guilty of sexually assaulting Mary,1 a child. See Tex. Penal Code Ann. §
22.021(a)(1)(B) (West Supp. 2017). After a punishment hearing, the jury found that

1 We refer to the child the jury found Baugus guilty of assaulting with a pseudonym, t... More...
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Jonathan Mathew Knight v. The State of Texas

On July 4, 2015, at 3:07 in the morning, Officers Lugardo Garcia and Joshua Arroyos of
the El Paso Police Department were dispatched to a motel room in El Paso, Texas, to respond to a
911 call reporting assault family violence in progress. A female caller, sounding hysterical and
crying, reported she had been hit by her boyfriend and her face was swollen. As she asked for
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Ex parte Terry Lynn Heath

On August 31, 2017, Terry Lynn Heath was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. On these charges, his bail was set at
$500,000.00 and $45,000.00, respectively.1 The trial court found that Heath was indigent and
appointed counsel for him. On December 14, 2017 (past ninety days since the date of his arrest),
Heath ... More...
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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)

Manuel Fino v. The State of Texas

Appellant was indicted for murder. The indictment against him alleged as follows:
That MANUEL FINO, hereinafter called Defendant, on or about the 16th day of April, 2016 in the County of Dallas, State of Texas, did unlawfully then and there intentionally and knowingly cause the death of JESUS VEGA, an individual, hereinafter called deceased, by SHOOTING DECEASED WITH A FIREARM, a deadly weap... More...
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Leonard Mornes v. The State of Texas

Appellant shot and killed Jacqueline Armstead and Brigitte Manning at his home in Dallas,
Texas on July 8, 2015. Armstead’s fifteen-year-old daughter Ja’Kaline Evans testified appellant,
Manning, and Armstead were “hanging out,” smoking crack cocaine, and drinking beer at
Armstead’s house that afternoon. Appellant, Manning, and Armstead left together after an hour
or an hour ... More...
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Eddie Lynn Tackett v. The State of Texas

In the early morning hours of February 3, 2016, police officers and paramedics were
dispatched to a motel in San Angelo. Appellant and his wife were staying at the motel, and Kenneth
Riza, who was sixty-nine years of age at the time, also was staying at the motel. According to Riza,
(i) he was traveling on business and, after checking into the motel around 9:30 p.m., began walkingMore...
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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...
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Ron Hacker as Trustee, etc. v. Homeward Residential, Inc.

Ron Hacker (Hacker), as successor trustee to the 1713
Stearns LaVerne Family Trust (Stearns), sued Homeward
Residential, Inc., (Homeward) formerly known as American
Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. (AHMSI); Sand Canyon
Corporation, formerly known as Option One Mortgage
Corporation (Sand Canyon); Western Progressive, LLC (Western
Progressive); Deutsche Bank National Trust Compa... More...
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Ex parte Taymor Travon McIntyre

Appellant was sixteen years old when he allegedly committed these
offenses. The capital murder case stems from a July 26, 2016 incident in which
multiple suspects entered a house in Mansfield at 10:45 p.m., displayed their
pistols, and demanded the occupants’ cell phones and illegal drugs. During the
robbery, the suspects fired their pistols, killing one of the occupants and ... More...
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Chance William Moore v. The State of Texas

A jury convicted Chance William Moore of continuous sexual abuse of a young child or children and indecency with a child by contact and assessed his punishment at 40 years’ imprisonment for the former and ten years’ imprisonment for the latter. After sentencing Moore in accordance with the jury’s
verdicts, the trial court ordered his sentences to run consecutively. Moore appealed and asserts ... More...
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Warren Jordan Murray v. The State of Texas

Because Murray challenges the trial court’s ruling to deny his motion to
suppress, we will divide the background section into what is known apart from
Murray’s challenged statements to the police and what was revealed only through
those challenged statements.
Evidence exclusive of Murray’s challenged statements to police
Canada had three young children. In the past, she a... More...
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KEITH BERNARD MACK v. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Keith Bernard Mack was tried by jury and convicted of First Degree Murder in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 701.7(A), in the District Court of Tulsa County, Case No. CF-2014-1754. In accordance with the jury's recommendation the Honorable James M. Caputo sentenced Mack to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Mack appeals from this conviction and sentence, and raises four propositions ... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - OK)

STATE OF KANSAS v. MICHAEL NORTH

On January 21, 2016, the State charged North with one count each of aggravated burglary, burglary, felony theft, and misdemeanor theft. When the complaint was filed, North was serving a prison sentence in Missouri. In March 2016, North completed a request under the Agreement to dispose of the charges pending against him in Kansas. North's request was filed in Wyandotte County District Court on Mar... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. RICHARD L. JOHNSON

As part of an agreement with the State, Johnson pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in February 2017 with a joint recommendation for a mid-range presumptive prison sentence of 162 months based on his criminal history classification of A. The case arose out of an August 2016 motor vehicle collision in which Johnson's sedan crossed the centerline and struck an oncoming car, killing the driver... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. DYLLON ALAN TUCKER

The police-citizen encounter here involves four Topeka Police officers—two riding bicycles and two in patrol cars—meeting up with one man asleep in a car with its engine running and music playing so loudly it could be heard several blocks away. Once the driver awakened, the situation deteriorated rapidly and the scene suddenly became dangerous, almost deadly. The police officers' body cameras reco... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - KS)

LINDA BERNING v. KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

In April 2014, at around 10 p.m. on a Sunday, Deputy Kristopher Casper saw a vehicle with its lights on and door open, parked at the back of the Bluebird bar. He believed the vehicle belonged to Linda Berning, who ran the Bluebird. He was not concerned at that time. He had met Berning before. But he knew the Bluebird was closed on Sundays. A short time later, Deputy Casper saw the vehicle leave th... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - KS)

Eva Moore v. John Urquhart Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

This is a class action challenging the constitutionality of
a Washington statute that allows tenants to be evicted from
their homes without a court hearing. Plaintiffs seek
declaratory and injunctive relief against the Sheriff of King
County, whose office enforces the challenged statute by
executing the eviction orders. The district court dismissed
the action with prejudice... More...
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Mickey Fowler v. Tracy Guerin Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Washington public school teachers Mickey Fowler and Leisa Maurer bring this class action to order the Director of the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (“DRS”) to return interest that was allegedly skimmed from their state-managed retirement accounts. The district court denied the stipulated motion to certify a class and then dismissed the action as prudentially unripe. We conclude... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - WA)

Susan Fellen v. Marcella Winn Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Susan Mellen was wrongly imprisoned for seventeen years before securing habeas relief in October 2014. After release from prison, Mellen and her three children, Julie Carroll, Jessica Curcio, and Donald Besch, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Detective Marcella Winn,1 arguing that Detective Winn failed to disclose evidence that would have cast serious doubt on the testimony of June Patt... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - CA)

Center for Biological Diversity v. Ryan K. Zinke Montana District Federal Courthouse - Missoula, Montana

This Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) case concerns the Upper Missouri River Valley Distinct Population Segment of Arctic Grayling (“arctic grayling”), a cold-water fish in the Salmonidae family. Before us is a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”)’s decision not to list the arctic grayling as an endangered or threatened species under the ESA. Plaintiffs-Appellants Center for Biological... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - MT)

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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STATE OF KANSAS v. SCOTT ROBERT BOLLIG

After consulting with the parties, the district court made written findings and conclusions that have been added to the record on appeal. We now affirm the district court's original and reiterated ruling denying the motion to suppress the text messages because Bollig signed a valid consent for a search of his smartphone. In turn, the State properly used the text messages as evidence against Bollig... More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

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