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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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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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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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Adareius Johns v. The State of Texas Texas Court of Appeals, Seventh District

In the early morning hours of June 20, 2016, Alexander Johns, Appellant’s brother,
was awoken by someone knocking on the front door of his house. When he answered
the door, he discovered that Appellant was there seeking his help because he believed
someone had planted marihuana in his vehicle. After Alexander disposed of the
marihuana, Appellant became upset because he wanted... More...
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Joe Earl Smith v. The State of Texas

In January 2017, the State indicted Smith for the offense of murder, alleging that he shot
and killed his uncle, Jack Smith.1 Two days after the incident occurred, and following a multi
state search for Smith, he admitted that he had shot Jack multiple times with a shotgun.2 At trial,
various witnesses testified to the events leading up to the shooting, and for the most part, the <... More...
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Esther Hill White v. Life Insurance Company of North America Western District of Louisiana - Shreveport, Louisiana

Esther White, the beneficiary of David White’s life-insurance policy, appeals a summary judgment granted in favor of the insurer and plan administrator, Life Insurance Company of North America (“LINA”), on her claim for benefits. LINA had denied benefits on the ground that David’s death was caused in part by intoxication or drug abuse. Finding that LINA abused its discretion in denying benefits, w... More...   $0 (06-15-2018 - LA)

Tamara Skidgel v. California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board

The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program (Welf. & Inst. Code, § 12300
et seq.) provides in-home services to elderly or disabled persons so that they may avoid
institutionalization. For purposes of the state unemployment insurance system, IHSS
service recipients are considered employers of their service providers if the providers are
directly paid by the program or the recipie... More...
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On March 27, 2015, the State filed a 44-count complaint against McDonald and his brother. Each was charged with 22 counts of nonperson felony burglary, 17 counts of nonperson felony theft, and 5 counts of misdemeanor theft. Based on a plea agreement, McDonald pled guilty to 10 counts of nonperson felony burglary, 9 counts of nonperson felony theft, and 2 counts of misdemeanor theft. In exchange fo... More...   $0 (06-14-2018 - KS)

Joshua Shiver v. Charles Edward Laramee

The sudden emergency doctrine, aka the imminent peril
doctrine, shields a defendant from liability in a negligence action.
The rule is aptly restated in jury instruction CACI 452. Here we
have the rare case when the rule applies at a summary judgment
motion. The driver of a motor vehicle who lawfully has the right
of way is 1) not required to foresee “roadrage”; and 2) that car... More...
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In September 2015, Bunyard pled guilty to one count of possession of methamphetamine. The presentence investigation report scored Bunyard's criminal history as A, based in part on combining six prior adult misdemeanor battery convictions into two adult person felony convictions. Bunyard filed a motion objecting to his criminal history and argued that these convictions should not be scored because ... More...   $0 (06-12-2018 - KS)

State of Nebraska v. Kelly A. Vann ess

In an information filed December 22, 2015, in the district court for Holt County, Vanness was charged with four counts consisting of the following: operating a motor vehicle during a time of suspension, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 60-159
Supp. 2016), a Class III misdemeanor (Count 1); possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), Neb. Rev. Stat. § 28-416(3) (Supp. 2015), a Class IV felony (Cou... More...
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Kimberly Huckaba v. Ref-Chem, L.P. Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - San Antonio, Texas

Kimberly Huckaba, a former employee of Ref-Chem, L.P., appeals the district court’s judgment compelling arbitration. Because the express language of the agreement at issue requires for it to be signed by both parties and because it is undisputed that Ref-Chem did not sign the agreement, we REVERSE and REMAND.
Huckaba sued her former employer, Ref-Chem, in federal district court. Ref-Che... More...
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The Palm Beach State Attorney’s Office indicted the Defendant on charges of first-degree murder with a firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm. The date of his arraignment was August 18, 2017, which is critical to the resolution of this petition because both section 982.04(1)(b), Florida Statutes (2017), and Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.181, allow the State forty-five days fr... More...   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)


Appellant was charged with sexual battery on a victim eighteen-years of age or older. Pursuant to an agreement with the State, Appellant entered a guilty plea to the lesser charge of aggravated battery. Appellant’s initial attorney then filed a motion to withdraw plea. The motion alleged the plea was involuntary because Appellant’s initial attorney failed to inform him of the “weakness in the S... More...   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)

Livingston Manners v. Officer Ronald Cannella, Officer Karrie Sabillon and City of Hollywood Florida United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

In 2014, Livingston Manners was arrested by City of Hollywood police officers. An altercation ensued. Manners filed suit in federal court regarding the incident and now appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment against his claims -- federal civil rights claims for use of excessive force and for malicious prosecution as well as a companion state common-law claim for false arrest. Becau... More...   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)

Jyll Brink v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

Jyll Brink appeals the district court’s dismissal of her putative class action
complaint. She argues that the district court erred in determining that her state law
claims for negligence and breach of contract against Raymond James and
Associates, Inc. (“RJA”) were precluded under Title I of the Securities Litigation
Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”), which prohibits class ac... More...
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On August 5, 2015, C.H., who at the time was 14 years of age, went to the home of N.J. and joined her sister, S.H., and her sister’s friend, Demetrius Jackson, who also were there. C.H. went to sleep in an upstairs bedroom, and when Jackson woke her up and tried to lay down with her, she pushed him out of the bed and he left the room. However, he later returned and offered C.H. $200 a week if sh... More...   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

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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State of Oklahoma v. Richard Patrick Spaulding MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder and 624 South Denver 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Richard Patrick Spaulding, age 45, with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 11/06/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
WEIDENFELDER, SONIA R Disposed: CONVICTION, 06/01/2018. Jury Trial
Count as Disposed: MURDER - FIRST DEG... More...
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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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Following a bench trial in 2010, Latiker was convicted of several drug
charges. He appealed his convictions, raising a number of claims: (1) sufficiency
of the evidence, (2) “his trial counsel was ineffective for not obtaining a ruling on
the motion to dismiss for an alleged ninety-day speedy trial violation,” (3) “his right
to confront his accusers was violated,” and (4) “his... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. DAN JOSEPH KUDRON, Iowa Court of Appeals

Dan Kudron entered an Alford plea1 to conspiracy to deliver a controlled
substance and failure to possess a tax stamp. See Iowa Code §§ 124.401(1)(c)(6),
453B.3, 453B.12 (2016). The district court adjudged Kudron guilty and imposed
sentence. The sentence included a D.A.R.E. surcharge for “each applicable
I. Kudron contends the court was not authorized to im... More...
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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...
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In 2013, Andrew Buchanan and Daevone Brown were charged by trial
information with first-degree robbery, and a joint trial was set for June 2013. Prior
thereto, a hearing to “make a record in this matter regarding the status of the plea
negotiations” as to both defendants was held in May 2013. During the hearing,
Buchanan and Brown each indicated he wanted to accept the plea o... More...
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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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