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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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PATRICK LEE MCELROY v. STATE OF ARKANSAS

We set forth the relevant procedural history because it is important to our
disposition in this case. Both counts for which appellant pleaded guilty are Class B felonies
and carry an authorized sentence of not less than five years nor more than twenty years in
prison. Ark. Code Ann. § 5-4-401 (Repl. 2013). At the conclusion of the sentencing trial
on February 14, 2017, the jury... 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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Eutimio Sanchez Jr. v. The State of Texas INDECENCY WITH A CHILD SEXUAL CONTACT

On May 14, 2010, Sanchez pled guilty to the offense of indecency with a child. See id. The trial court deferred finding Sanchez guilty and placed him on probation for ten years. On March 12, 2013, the State filed a motion to adjudicate guilt. At the hearing, the State alleged that Sanchez violated the terms of his community supervision by committing a new offense of driving while intoxicated w... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - TX)

Marlo Detric Hollie v. The State of Texas

“The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides, in relevant part, that,
‘[i]n all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy . . . trial.”‘ Nguyen v.
State, 506 S.W.3d 69, 77 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2016, pet. ref’d) (quoting U.S. CONST. amend.
VI; Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 514, 515 (1972)). “That right was made applicable to the states by <... More...
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Landry Rountree v. Troy Dyson, City of Beaumont Eastern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Landry Rountree appeals the dismissal of his 42 U.S.C § 1983 and related state-law claims against the City of Beaumont and Beaumont Police Sergeant Troy Dyson. We affirm the judgment of dismissal.
I.
Rountree owns a towing business and, for thirty years, participated in Beaumont’s non-consent tow rotation. For an accident that disables a car, the
United States Court of Appeals
Fift... More...
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United States of America v. Michael Cooper Eastern District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, VA - Man Sentenced For $9 Million Credit Card Refund Scheme


A man who led a $9 million nationwide credit card fraud scheme was sentenced today to 10 years in prison.

According to court documents, Michael Cooper, 30, of Orlando, Florida, owned and operated several different entities for the sole purpose of defrauding credit card customers, credit card companies, and... More...
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United States of America v. Evelyn Gregory Federal Courthouse - Newport News, Virginia

Newport News, VA - Former Office Manager Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Over $300K

A Norfolk woman pleaded guilty on June 11, 2018 to an embezzlement scheme that resulted in a loss of over $300,000.

According to court documents, Evelyn Gregory, 49, worked as the office manager of a women’s health clinic from 2007 through April 2016, and had access to multiple office credit cards whi... More...
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Kathy A. Netro v. Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Inc. District of Maryland Federal Courthouse - Baltimore, Maryland

Kathy Netro brought a medical malpractice suit in state court against the Greater Baltimore Medical Center for its negligent care of her now-deceased mother. When she won, GBMC became liable under federal law for payments Medicare had made for Netro’s mother’s treatment. GBMC did not immediately satisfy the judgment. And three weeks after the state court entered its final order, Netro brought this... More...   $0 (06-14-2018 - MD)

Dawn D. Turnbull v. Lucerne Valley Unified School District

Plaintiff and respondent Dawn D. Turnbull sued defendants and appellants the
Lucerne Valley Unified School District (LVUSD), Tom Courtney, Suzette Davis, John
Buchanan, and Keri Gasper. Turnbull brought causes of action for (1) disclosing her
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private medical information (Civ. Code, § 1798.63); (2) invading her privacy (Pen.
Code, § 637.2); (3) interfering with her constituti... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JESSICA TEARNEY

Jessica Tearney appeals from the trial court's revocation of her probation in two underlying cases. On appeal, she argues that the trial court was without authority to revoke probation in her drug distribution case because the trial court failed to order a necessary intermediate sanction. We agree. She further argues that the trial court failed to offer a sufficiently articulated finding that her... More...   $0 (06-13-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Romel Anthony Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Guilty Verdict for Last of 19 Charged Defendants from Violent Drug Organization

A federal jury has convicted Romel Anthony, the last of the 19 defendants charged in the Khalil Smith indictment. Anthony was part of a violent drug gang that was responsible for, among other things, waterboarding, pistol-whipping, and torturing its victims with boiling water. Anthony was f... More...
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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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United States of America v. Richard Moseley, Sr. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

Ne York, NY - Owner Of Payday Lending Enterprise Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Orchestrating $220 Million Fraudulent Lending Scheme

Richard Moseley, Sr. was sentenced today to 120 months in prison, after having been found guilty in November 2017 of racketeering, fraud, and identity-theft offenses for operating an illegal payday lending enterprise in which MOSELEY charged illegally ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. HENRY L. WHITE JR

White, along with another person, participated in a scheme to encourage, facilitate, and coerce an underage girl to engage in sexual acts with other individuals for money. White also encouraged the underage girl to sell methamphetamine. This scheme continued for about two months until a witness contacted the Wichita Police Department and officers from the department were able to intervene. He was ... 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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United States of America v. Raman Handa District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

In this case, we affirm dismissal
of the added charge in a superseding indictment on Sixth Amendment
speedy trial grounds. On the facts of this case, we hold that the
constitutional speedy trial clock starts to run from the date of
the original indictment, rejecting the government's assertion that
it runs from the date of the charge first brought in the
superseding indictme... 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.
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Huckaba sued her former employer, Ref-Chem, in federal district court. Ref-Che... More...
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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...
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State of Tennessee v. Brian C. Frelix

This case arises from an October 12, 2013, home invasion in Williamson County, Tennessee. The Defendant and a co-defendant entered a residence where the victims, a husband, wife, and two minor sons were present. The Defendant held the victims at gunpoint while the co-defendant searched the housefor valuables. AWilliamson County grand jury returned a fourteen-count indictment against the Defenda... More...   $0 (06-10-2018 - TN)

COMMONWEALTH vs. COURAGE K. ASASE Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

After jury trial in the District Court, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery on a pregnant person. Due to continuances for various reasons, the defendant was not sentenced for over six months after his conviction. The judge ultimately sentenced the defendant to three months in the
house of correction, suspended for six months (during which time the defendant would be on probat... More...
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United States of America v. Shayne Carson District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City, UT - “Double Hat Bandit” Pleads Guilty To 18 Bank Robberies In Seven States; August Sentencing Date Set

Shayne Carson, age 54, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, dubbed the “Double Hat Bandit during a string of bank robberies committed in Utah and six other states between Oct. 15, 2016, and Sept. 16, 2017, has pleaded guilty to 18 robberies.

The plea agreement reached ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. STEVEN A. BLACKSON

Blackson was indicted in March 2017 on multiple felonies for sexual conduct
with his daughter “Jane”1—one count of rape of a person under the age of 13 (Count I),
one count of rape of a person over 13 (Count II), and two counts of sexual battery (Counts
III and IV). The time frame of Count I alleged in the indictment was between late
September 2010 and early May 2011, during w... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. ASHLEY EMBRY

On January 29, 2016, defendant-appellant Ashley Embry was indicted
for trafficking in persons, in violation of R.C. 2905.32(A)(2)(a), compelling
prostitution, in violation of R.C. 2907.21(A)(1), with the specification that she
knowingly compelled prostitution in furtherance of human trafficking, and
promoting prostitution, in violation of R.C. 2907.22(A)(1). After defense coun... More...
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