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John Doe v. Regents of the University of California, et al. Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

In this interlocutory appeal, The Regents of the University
of California (“The Regents”) and Suzanne Perkin (“Perkin”),
the assistant dean of students at the University of California
at Santa Barbara (“UCSB”), appeal the district court’s denial
of their motion to dismiss John Doe’s (“Doe”) second
amended complaint (“SAC”) on Eleventh Amendment
immunity, judicial exhaustion... More...
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Danny P.; Angela P.; Nicole B. v. Catholic Health Initiatives Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Seattle, Washington

Danny P., Angela P. and Nicole B. (hereafter collectively
“P”) appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment to
Catholic Health Initiatives (“CHI”) and Catholic Health
Initiatives Medical Plan–Blue Cross Blue Shield (collectively
“the Plan”). The Plan denied P’s claim for the cost of Nicole
B.’s inpatient stay in Island View Residential Treatment
Center (“Island Vie... More...
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Jone Doe v. Trustees of Boston College, Paul J. Chebator, Carole Hughes, Catherine-Mary Rivera, Patrick J. Keating and Barbara Jones District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In October 2012, John Doe
("Doe") was accused of sexually assaulting a fellow Boston College
student during an off-campus school event sponsored by a student
organization. Pursuant to its written policies and procedures on
sexual assault, outlined in its 2012-2013 Student Guide (the
"Student Guide"), and Conduct Board Procedure, Boston College held
disciplinary proceedings ... More...
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Connie D. Richey v. State of Indiana

On March 22, 2016, a confidential informant contacted Detective Chad Moore
of the Columbus Police Department and informed him that she could introduce
him to Connie Richey, a prospective drug dealer, and arrange for a drug buy.
At around 9 p.m., Detective Moore, operating undercover, drove to a
prearranged address and parked his vehicle out front. Having viewed
photograp... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. TANOR D. JIMMISON

On May 26, 2016, the following message was broadcast to law enforcement:
All Officers, special attention Highway 71. Right now it’s going to be between Clarinda and Atlantic. Attempt to locate a Black GMC Terrain, Iowa Plates 918 zebra, king, nora. . . . We have third-party caller advising of a female subject travelling with a male that she believes is on meth. All over the road. An upd... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. PERRY DALE VANDEKIEFT

Perry and Tari VanDekieft2 married in September 2009. She called him her
“best friend,” and he considered her the same. In August 2014, the couple moved
into a home in rural Inwood located in the salvage yard where they worked. The
1 The capitalization and spacing of the Defendant–Appellant’s last name is inconsistent throughout the rec... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. JUSTIN C. DALTON

Justin Dalton appeals from judgment and sentence entered upon his
conviction for theft in the fourth degree. Dalton contends he was denied a fair trial
by the prosecutor’s failure to provide copies of proposed exhibits and an exhibit
list, and that trial counsel was ineffective in not obtaining copies of the State’s
intended exhibits.
Our review of constitutional claim... More...
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United States of America v. Scott Edison Benson Federal Courthouse - Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City, SD - Martin Man Sentenced for Accessory After the Fact and Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

A Martin, South Dakota, man convicted of Accessory After the Fact (Murder) and Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, was sentenced on May 24, 2018, by Chief Judge, Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Scott Edison Benson, age 31, was sentenced to 10 years ... More...
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United States of America v. Debrom Kokobu Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Debrom Kokobu appeals his conviction for one count of simple assault in
violation of 18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(5) and 49 U.S.C. § 46506, arguing there was
insufficient evidence to support his conviction. The district court1 sentenced him to
four months of incarceration, with no supervision to follow. Generally, we review
challenges to sufficiency of the evidence de novo, viewing the evide... More...
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Internal Revenue Service v. William Charles Murphy District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Portland, Maine

In this case, we need to determine
whether an employee of the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS")
"willfully violate[d]" an order from the bankruptcy court
discharging the debts of debtor-taxpayer William C. Murphy, as
that term is used in 26 U.S.C. § 7433(e). After careful
consideration, we hold that an employee of the IRS "willfully
violates" a discharge order when the emplo... More...
   $0 (06-07-2018 - ME)

STATE OF IOWA vs. ISACK MAHAD ABDINUR

The victim in this case is Cori Stead, Abdinur’s girlfriend. Abdinur and Stead
had a volatile relationship. According to numerous witnesses, they argued almost
daily. Many witnesses recounted Abdinur making threats of violence and using
hateful language. By way of example, Abdinur told Stead, “You should just die. I
wish you would die. I hate you.” He accused her of chea... More...
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GAYNELWYN SONNIER V. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT Consolidated With MARILYN CLARK V. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, ET AL. Consolidated With ELWOOD SONNIER V. THE UNOPENED SUCCESSION OF LACY N. JOHNSON, ET AL.

This case involves a tragic accident on Louisiana Highway 10 in
Allen Parish near Oakdale. Two young women in their early twenties were killed
when their vehicle failed to navigate a curve in the road, traveled across the
opposing lane and its shoulder, and hit a tree stump in the ditch opposite their lane
of travel. The driver of the vehicle was Lacy Johnson. Her passenger ... More...
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STATE OF LOUISIANA V. AARON ORLANDO RICHARDS -AKA- AARON RICHARDS

On March 29, 2010, in the late evening, Defendant, Aaron Orlando
Richards, and co-defendant, Marcus Feast, followed Timothy Falgout to a home
where he was delivering a pizza. Defendant stabbed the victim five times during
the course of a robbery. The victim died as a result of the stab wounds.
On October 27, 2010, Defendant was indicted for the first degree murder of
T... More...
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Von Becelaere Ventures, LLC v. James Zenovic

James Zenovic doing business as James Zenovic Construction (Zenovic) appeals
an order denying his petition to compel arbitration in an action filed by Von Becelaere
Ventures, LLC (VBV) in San Diego County. The trial court determined Zenovic waived
his right to compel arbitration by filing a separate complaint in Orange County to
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foreclose on a mechanics lien without complyin... More...
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Richard Pike v. J. Brad Hester District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

In 2011, J. Brad Hester, a sheriff’s sergeant, conducted an
after-hours dog search of Richard Pike’s locked office. Pike
successfully petitioned a state court for an order of protection
against Hester. Pike later sued Hester in federal district court,
claiming that the search violated his Fourth Amendment
rights. In district court, Pike moved to preclude from
relitigation c... More...
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Albert R. Martinez v. The State of Texas

On September 28, 2015, Brittany Chappell’s dead body was dumped and set on fire in a
field near a residential area close to Lake Arlington. Because appellant challenges the sufficiency
of the evidence, we focus on the evidence at trial that pertains to appellant’s involvement in the
murder and disposition of the body.
Alexandria Flores and Albert Martinez, Jr., known as “Junio... More...
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Boguang Li v. The State of Texas

The jury heard evidence that on the afternoon of May 1, 2014, Jason Weber, a UPS
delivery person, was making deliveries at the outlet mall in San Marcos, Texas, when his attention
was drawn to a car parked on the curve behind the mall because he heard a woman screaming.
Weber said that, at that time, he saw nothing unusual and continued with his delivery. A minute or
two later, w... More...
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Randall Glen Laws v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals First District

In 2004, a jury found appellant guilty of the offense of murder2 and assessed
his punishment at 99 years’ confinement. This court affirmed appellant’s
conviction. See Laws v. State, No. 01-04-00847-CR, 2006 WL 241313 (Tex. App.—
Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 2, 2006, pet. ref’d) (mem. op., not designated for
publication). The record in the underlying case3 shows as follows:
I... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. LEE SAWZER SANDERS

As the parties recognize, the district court granted Sander's motion to suppress on the record at a hearing held on November 1, 2017. For the purposes of this appeal, we will rely on the facts set forth in the transcript of that hearing. In addition, it does not appear that the district court entered a written suppression order into the record in this case. As such, we will also rely on the transc... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - KS)

In the Matter of the Application to Adopt J.R.H. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals MoreLaw Will Make Your Phone Ring $0 to $1000+ Per Month - No Contract 888-354-4529

We will review the facts leading up to the termination hearing in considerable detail. J.R.H. was born on September 2, 2016, in Dodge City. On November 9, 2016, her mother, K.H., freely and voluntarily consented to the adoption of the child. On November 15, 2016, the potential adoptive parents (the petitioners) filed a petition for the adoption of J.R.H. Noting that K.H. had consented to the adopt... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - KS)

BRIAN RUSSELL and BRENT FLANDERS, Trustee of the BRENT EUGENE FLANDERS and LISA ANNE FLANDERS REVOCABLE FAMILY TRUST v. TREANOR INVESTMENTS, L.L.C. and 8TH & NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C., MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

In April 1997, Winter, Inc. (Winter) executed and recorded an OEA relating to the development and operation of two adjacent parcels of land it owned on the east side of New Hampshire Street between 7th and 8th Streets in Lawrence. Winter planned for a Borders Bookstore and a parking lot to be constructed on the first parcel, which was described as the "'Borders Parcel.'" The second parcel, where W... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JEREMY A. FILBERT Aggravated criminal sodomy

On October 23, 2015, the State charged Filbert with two counts of rape and two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. In all four counts, the victim was Filbert's halfsister, J.F., a child less than 14 years old. The State subsequently amended its information to include a count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child and three more counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. Again, J.F. was the vic... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Keona Gorman Western District of Tennessee Federal Courthouse - Memphis, Tennessee

Keona Gorman pleaded guilty to and was convicted of lying to a grand jury. Facing an advisory guidelines range of 21 to 27 months of imprisonment, she received a below-guidelines sentence of 16 months. She raises two issues on appeal. One: Did the district court err in assessing a criminal-history point for her prior criminal-impersonation conviction? Two: Was her sentence substantively unreasonab... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - TN)

John C. Stojetz v. Todd Ishee, Warden Southern District of Ohio Federal Courthouse - Columbus, Ohio

On April 25, 1996, while incarcerated at Madison Correctional Institution, John C. Stojetz and five other inmates stormed a unit housing the State’s juvenile
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offenders. State v. Stojetz, 705 N.E.2d 329, 333–34 (Ohio 1999). After overpowering the guard, Stojetz and the others proceeded to the cell of 17-year-old Damico Watkins, with whom they had ha... More...
   $0 (06-05-2018 - OH)

Highway J Citizens v. United States Department of Transportation, et al. Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Wisconsin proposes to renovate
a 7.5-mile stretch of Highway 164 (formerly known as
Highway J), a two-lane road in southern Washington County.
It was built in the 1960s with 5 to 6.5 inches of asphalt, a
pavement expected to last 22 years, and resurfaced in 2000
with another 2.5 to 3.5 inches, expected to extend the road’s
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life by 12 years. The new project... More...
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