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Curtis Boggs v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

Between July 2014 and June 2015, during most of which Boggs was fifty years
old, he sexually abused a group of seven teenage girls—a niece who was living
with him, and six of her friends. Boggs gave the girls alcohol, cigarettes, and
marijuana in exchange for “payments” in the form of sexual favors, often
“paid” while the girls were gathered together in each other’s presence. ... More...
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Alberto Barrios v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

On September 20, 2016, Barrios poured gasoline on himself and threatened to set
himself on fire if his wife, A.B., left him. Barrios’s three children were in the
residence when he made the threat. Tr. Vol. II at 12; Appellant’s App. Vol. 2 at 15-16.
The State charged Barrios with neglect of a dependent, a Level 6 felony, and
intimidation, a Level 5 felony. Id. at 2. More...
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Mark A. Petry v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

The facts supporting Petry’s convictions, as set forth more fully by this court on
direct appeal, are that Petry sexually molested his teenage daughter more than
twenty times over the course of two years. Petry v. State, No. 63A01-1306-CR
279, 2014 WL 729901, slip. op. at *1 (Ind. Ct. App. Feb. 25, 2014), trans. denied.
Among other things, he touched his penis to her vagina, us... More...
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State of Wisconsin v. Anthony R. Pico

A jury convicted Anthony R. Pico of
sexually assaulting a young girl.1 Mr. Pico believes there is a
reasonable probability that, absent his trial counsel's alleged
constitutional ineffectiveness, this conviction would not have
occurred. The circuit court agreed, and so set aside his
1 The Honorable William J. Domi... More...
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State of Wisconsin v. Michael L. Cox

In the early hours of March 14, 2015, Mr. Cox drove
approximately three miles on the wrong side of a Milwaukee-area
highway, which also put him on the wrong side of the law. Mr.
Cox evaded one squad car, but others eventually intercepted him
and brought him to a halt. With bloodshot and glassy eyes, and
smelling strongly of alcohol, Mr. Cox unsteadily emerged fro... More...
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State of Missouri vs. Joseph Fountain Perry,

While on patrol, a police officer drove past Perry's house. She observed Perry backing his truck out of his driveway and began to follow him. While following him, the officer radioed dispatch to verify Perry's driving status. Based on a previous conversation with another officer, she believed Perry was driving with a suspended
driver's license.2 Dispatch was unable to give her a definitiv... More...
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STATE OF MISSOURI v. BRYAN M. PIERCE

Police officers were dispatched to Pierce's home after he called a suicide hotline
and said he was hearing voices, including his cat's, telling him to stab himself. When
officers arrived, Pierce told them the same. One officer asked Pierce if he wanted them
to check the residence to make sure nobody was inside to give Pierce "a little peace of
mind." Pierce agreed. Once ins... More...
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DANA MARIE DANIELS v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

In a challenge to the sufficiency of the evidence, we review the evidence in the light
most favorable to the State and consider only the evidence that supports the conviction.
Cluck v. State, 365 Ark. 166, 226 S.W.3d 780 (2006). Evidence is sufficient if it is of such
character and force that it, with reasonable certainty, compels a conclusion one way or the


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CURTIS ROBERTS V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

On November 30, 2015, Roberts was charged in connection with the shooting
death of Roberts’s brother, Michael Roberts. Roberts filed a motion in limine seeking to
prevent the admission into evidence pictures of the victim found on the victim’s cell
phone, among other items. At the jury trial, the motion in limine was denied, and
Detective Donald Eversole testified regarding the... More...
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United States of America v. Gary Risner and Larry Shepherd 800-932-8242

Defendants-Appellants Gary Risner and Larry Shepherd appeal their convictions for conspiring to bribe voters during the 2014 election in Magoffin County, Kentucky. Risner additionally appeals several of his substantive voter-bribery convictions. We AFFIRM.
I. Background
In 2014, Charles “Doc” Hardin, Defendant Gary Risner (Risner), and Renee Shepherd (Defendant Larry Shepherd’s wife) were ... More...
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R.W. DISTRIBUTORS, INC. V. TEXARKANA TRACTOR COMPANY

R.W. is a wholesale distributor of riding lawnmowers, and it supplied Texarkana
Tractor with “Exmark mowers” to sell in its stores. On April 26, 2016, Texarkana Tractor
filed suit against R.W. Texarkana Tractor’s complaint asserted in part as follows:

6. Plaintiff obtained a number of mowers from the Defendant for sale in its facilities in Pulaski County and Polk County, Arkan... More...
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NATHAN C. LONGEWAY V. STATE OF ARKANSAS ARKANSAS COURT OF APPEALS

A Pennsylvania court entered a consent decree on November 17, 2015, regarding the
custody of Nathan’s two children with his former wife, Rebekah Longeway, which stated
that it was transferring the case to Pulaski County, Arkansas. Under the terms of the agreed
order, Nathan was to have the children from November 20, 2015, until November 25, 2015,
was to return the children to R... More...
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KENNETH VANN V. FEDEX FREIGHT, INC.; SEDGWICK CLAIMS MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC.; AND DEATH & PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY TRUST FUND

Kenneth Vann sustained a compensable injury on November 30, 2015, while
employed by FedEx Freight, Inc. (FedEx). He had been employed by FedEx since 1997 and
was approximately fifty-seven years old when the injury occurred. The administrative law
judge (ALJ) found: Vann proved he had sustained a permanent physical impairment in the
amount of 20 percent to his body as a whole; ... More...
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FREDERICK ALLAN WILLIAMS V. STATE OF ARKANSAS

In case number CR-10-3907, Williams pled guilty to possession of cocaine with
intent to deliver and possession of marijuana and was sentenced to five years’ probation. In
November 2012, the State petitioned to revoke Williams’s probation because he had failed
to make monthly visits to his probation officer and failed to pay fines and court costs.
Williams again pled guilty a... More...
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CAROLYN LAWSON v. SIMMONS SPORTING GOODS, INC.

We first briefly reiterate the facts of this case as discussed in Lawson I. This lawsuit
stems from a premises-liability suit. Lawson is a resident of Ashley County, Arkansas.
Simmons operates a retail sporting-goods store located in Bastrop, Louisiana. This is the
corporation’s only store, and it has never operated a store in Arkansas. It is a Louisiana
corporation with its pr... More...
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District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota

This case is back to us after our reversal of the certification of a class
composed of individuals whose payment card information was compromised as a
result of the 2013 Target security breach. See In re Target Corp. Customer Data Sec.
Breach Litig., 847 F.3d 608, 613 (8th Cir. 2017). On remand, the district court2 recertified
the class after conducting a rigorous analysis. Class m... More...
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Michele Cole v. Historic Mission Inn Corporation

The facts in this paragraph are taken from the allegations in Coyle’s complaint.
On May 8, 2013, Coyle ate lunch with a friend. They ate lunch on a patio at the
Mission Inn. During lunch, a spider bit Coyle’s back. As a result of the spider bite,
Coyle “was hospitalized with numbness and weakness in her extremities due to
demyelination in [her] thoracic spine.”
In the negligenc... More...
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United States of America v. Todd A. Dyer Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Todd Dyer, the defendant in this consoli-dated appeal, challenges the denials of his motions to with-draw his guilty pleas. Under a written agreement, Dyer pled guilty to wire fraud, 18 U.S.C. § 1343, and unlawful financial transactions, 18 U.S.C. § 1957, for his conduct in two separate fraud schemes. He now claims that the plea colloquy was in-sufficient, in part because the district court did no... More...   $0 (06-17-2018 - WI)

Part-Time Faculty Association v. Columbia College Chicago Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

This case involves a labor dispute between Columbia College Chicago (“CCC” or “the College”) and one of its employee unions, the Part-Time Faculty Association at Columbia College Chicago (“PFAC”), over the rep-resentation of full-time staff members who also teach part-time. A Regional Director (“the Director”) of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “the Board”) ruled that such
2 No. ... More...
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J. Donald Henson, Sr. v. Department of Health and Human Services Southern District of Illinois Courthouse - East St. Louis, Illinois

Plaintiff J. Donald Henson, Sr., appeals from the district court’s grant of summary judgment
* We have agreed to decide this case without oral argument because the briefs and record adequately present the facts and legal arguments, and oral argument would not significantly aid the court. See Fed. R. App. P. 34 (a)(2)(C).
2 No. 17-1750
for defendants on his claims under the Freedom of I... More...
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JOHN L. SOILEAU, ET AL. VERSUS CHURCHILL DOWNS

The instant litigation was the subject of a previous appeal to this Court,
wherein we summarized the factual and procedural background as follows:
This lawsuit constitutes complicated and protracted litigation involving a dispute in the horse racing industry between … [quarterhorsemen] and Churchill Downs Louisiana Horseracing Company, LLC, owner of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots f... More...
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Estate of Linda Faye Jones, et al. v. Chidren's Hospital and Health System Inc., Pensin Plan Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Three days into retirement and three
days before the start of her pension, Linda Faye Jones died.
The Administrative Committee, which oversees the Children’s
Hospital and Health System, Inc. Pension Plan, denied
the pension to Linda’s daughter and beneficiary, Kishunda
Jones. The Committee reasoned that only spouses are entitled
to benefits under the Plan when a participant... More...
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Walter Jason Hanicek v. The State of Texas

Deputy Eric Becker was on patrol in Fort Bend County, Texas shortly after midnight on December 8, 2015. Deputy Becker was driving his patrol car on the highway when he swerved to avoid a head-on collision with a vehicle traveling towards him in his lane. Deputy Becker turned to follow the vehicle and activated his emergency lights; the vehicle started to pull over but “continued to slow roll on ... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

Tommy White v. The State of Texas

In cause No. 16-CR-0488-G, White was charged with assault family violence by impeding normal breathing, see id. § 22.01; in cause No. 16-CR-0496-G, White was charged with theft of property in an amount greater than $1,500 but less than $20,000.1 See id. § 31.03. Paula Kahla2 testified that she met White in November of 2014 and that they began a relationship in January of 2015. Kahla testified th... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

Kenan Russell Schafer v. The State of Texas

The complainant, L.T., was a ten-year-old girl who lived with her mother, twin brother, and her stepfather, Appellant, in a mobile home park. Her older brother lived with them intermittently. Sometime in the spring or summer of 2012, Appellant began to tickle L.T. on her abdomen. The tickling moved to her “breast area.” On five to seven occasions, L.T. would see Appellant at her bedroom window... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

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