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ALEXINA SIMON —v.— CITY OF NEW YORK, FRANCIS LONGOBARDI, Queens County Assistant District  Attorney, DETECTIVE EVELYN ALEGRE, DETECTIVE DOUGLAS LEE

This case takes us to the intersection of an allegedly wrongful arrest and  detention on a material witness warrant, the Fourth Amendment, and qualified  immunity. Plaintiff Alexina Simon brought this action in the United States District  Court for the Eastern District of New York (Vitaliano, J.) under 42 U.S.C. § 1983,  claiming that a state prosecutor and two police officers falsely arrested and... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - )

STATE OF OHIO -vs- IVAN J. SMITH

The relevant facts and procedural history are as follows:
{¶4} On July 13, 2016, Muskingum County Sheriff’s dispatch received a
complaint about the odor of marijuana coming from the residence located at 128 Hamline
Ave., Zanesville, Ohio. The complaint also stated that the occupants at the residence
were trafficking in drugs.
{¶5} Colleena Johnson ("Colleena") and Appella... 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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United States of America v. Rodney Gardner Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO - Career Robber Pleads Guilty to Robbery of Ice Cream Store in Central West End

Rodney Gardner, 52, St. Louis, pleaded guilty to one count of interfering with interstate commerce by robbing Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. He appeared in federal court this morning before U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber.

According to court documents, on March 6, 2018, Gardner enter... More...
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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)

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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United States of America v. Carlos Fernandez-Barron Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Denver, CO - Thornton Man To Spend Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

Defendant Carlos Fernandez-Barron last of 7 defendants sentenced for the illegal drug trafficking

Thornton resident Carlos Fernandez-Barron, age 38, has been sentenced to serve 135 months (11 years and 3 months) in federal prison for cocaine trafficking, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer and DEA Den... More...
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United States of America v. Francis “Edward” Roach Federal Courthouse - Newport News, Virginia

Newport News, VA - Retired Soldier Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property

A retired soldier pleaded guilty on June 12, 2018 to receiving and selling stolen government property that had been initially delivered to at Fort Eustis.

According to court documents, Francis “Edward” Roach, 55, of Yorktown, is a retired soldier who served in the U.S. Army from 1982-2006. He owned a... More...
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ANTHONY MOSCATIELLO vs STATE OF FLORIDA

On February 6, 2001, Gus Boulis, a successful businessman, left his office in Broward County around 9 p.m. As he was heading south on Miami Road, a car stopped in front of him. Boulis stopped his vehicle, and another car pulled in behind Boulis so that he was boxed in. An innocent bystander was in a third car that stopped behind the first two cars. A red Jetta pulled up behind the bystander’s ... More...   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)

James Alfred Jacobsen vs State of Florida

James Alfred Jacobson appeals his conviction for seconddegree murder, arguing that the trial court should have granted his motion for judgment of acquittal. Jacobson contends that the State failed to prove that he acted with ill will, hatred, spite, or evil intent and that the shooting of the victim was an accident. We affirm.
The murder victim, Bryan Edwards, lived across the street fro... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. BENNIE COLEMAN, JR.

In his first assignment of error, Coleman claims that the trial court erred in
failing to suppress the victim’s show-up identification as unduly suggestive.
{¶ 4} In deciding a motion to suppress, the trial court assumes the role of trier of
facts and is in the best position to resolve questions of fact and evaluate the credibility of
witnesses. State v. Pence, 2d Dist... More...
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Cheryl Dalton v. Teva North America, et al. Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana

Cheryl Dalton appeals the sum-mary judgment entered against her in this products liability case. The district court held that Dalton’s claims failed under Indiana law because she did not provide expert evidence on
* Of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, sitting by designation.
2 No. 17-1990
the issue of causation. Dalton contends that she did not have to provide expert evidence because... More...
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United States of America v. Stephan D. Boggs Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

As a rule, people like to get what they pay for. Certainly
that’s true of the Department of Defense (DOD), which is tasked with buying military equipment.
So when the DOD discovered that many items it had purchased from a machine shop owned by
Stephan Boggs,1 a long-time DOD contractor, varied from the requirements specified by the DOD,
it started an investigation. That investigati... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. JEANNE HARRINGTON

On the morning of August 16, 2011, Harrington placed a call to the Avon Lake
Police Department to notify them that her husband had committed suicide. Upon arriving at the
marital residence, officers found the victim lying on a couch with his head wrapped in plastic.
They also found a purported suicide note that was typewritten, but signed in ink with the victim’s
name. The c... More...
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Daniel Lee Brown v. The State of Texas Coffield Prison

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on November 2, 2015, while Officers Jonathan Heath
and Michael Williams were on patrol on their motorcycles, Officer Heath observed the
driver of a white Ford truck with dual wheels on the rear axle commit a traffic offense. He
activated his emergency lights and attempted to make a stop. When the driver refused
to stop, Officer Williams assisted in ... More...
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James Harold Moon v. The State of Texas

Land Surveyor Trevor Trentham testified that on July 5, 2016, he and his partner were
attempting to survey a piece of property located in Fannin County. The property was located north
of Moon’s property. Due to problems with completing the survey, Trentham moved to Moon’s
property “to solve the boundary of the property [he was] working on.” While Trentham was
working on the ... More...
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ALEJANDRO GARRIDO, TANYA HOOF, and TANYA HOOF as limited conservator for the minor child M.I. v. TEAM AUTO SALES, INC. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Hoof and Garrido were involved in a romantic relationship and lived together with M.I. and several other family members in Rapid City. After Hoof’s personal vehicle became inoperable, she decided to purchase another one. On February 10, 2014, Hoof and Garrido went to TAS to search for a vehicle. [¶3.] TAS showed Hoof and Garrido a 1991 Honda Accord it had for sale. The vehicle had over 180,000... More...   $0 (05-27-2018 - SD)

State of Tennessee v. Morgan Nyle Janyja CRIMINAL ATTEMPT TO COMMIT SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR

On July 17, 2014, the Defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor, and he received concurrent sentences of six years’ probation for each conviction. He was placed on sex offender probation and was required to register with the sex offender registry. His probation was revoked multiple times... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

STATE OF OHIO v. WESLEY R. HUDSON

While driving home from work late one evening, the victim in this matter stopped
at a gas station to purchase a few items. Mr. Hudson and his friend, Ronald Henry, were outside
when the victim arrived and followed him into the lobby. The victim intended to make a work
related cash deposit the following morning, so he was carrying a money bag in his pocket. He
removed the bag ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. DOUGLAS C. SHINE, JR.

Appellant Douglas C. Shine, Jr. (“appellant”) appeals from his convictions for
multiple counts of aggravated murder, murder, felonious assault, and other offenses in
connection with four shootings. Appellant assigns 21 errors for our review.1 Having reviewed
the record and pertinent law, we affirm the decision of the trial court. The apposite facts follow.
{¶2} Following a s... More...
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United States of America v. Lesean D. Hardy and Shenita Renee Williams Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma City Man Pleads Guilty to "Lie-And-Try" Firearm Felony

LESEAN D. HARDY, 38, of Oklahoma City, has pleaded guilty to causing a false statement to be made to a licensed firearms dealer, announced Robert J. Troester, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

On December 13, 2017, a federal grand jury indicted Hardy and SHENITA RENEE WI... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. IOURI MIKHEL and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JURIJUS KADAMOVAS

Defendants are foreign nationals under the Hostage Taking Act: Mikhel is Russian, and Kadamovas is Lithuanian. Both lived in Los Angeles, California, during the events underlying this case. Defendants were assisted at various times by coconspirators Petro Krylov, Ainar Altmanis, Aleksejus Markovskis, and Natalya Solovyeva. Altmanis, Markovskis, and Solovyeva all pleaded guilty and
UNITED STA... More...
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United States of America v. Roger Bellanger District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

In today's story of why it's
generally not a good idea to orchestrate and then participate in
an illegal narcotics distribution ring, meet Roger Belanger of
Corinna, Maine. Belanger was indicted on one count of conspiracy
to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms
or more of cocaine and an unspecified amount of oxycodone, in
violation of 21 U.S.C. §§... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ROGER BELANGER United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

In today's story of why it's
generally not a good idea to orchestrate and then participate in
an illegal narcotics distribution ring, meet Roger Belanger of
Corinna, Maine. Belanger was indicted on one count of conspiracy
to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms
or more of cocaine and an unspecified amount of oxycodone, in
violation of 21 U.... More...
   $0 (05-12-2018 - ME)

Steven Ballard v. Tile Shop, Inc. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Helping People Find You On The Internet 888-354-4529

Detroit, MI - Steven Ballard used the Tile Shop, Inc. on a civil rights job discrimination (race) theory.... More...   $0 (05-09-2018 - MI)

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