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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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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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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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STATE OF KANSAS v. GREGORY WAYNE TYNER,

Tyner and his wife, Terri, were both charged with four drug-related felony counts and two misdemeanors. A jury found Tyner guilty of three drug-related felonies and two misdemeanors. The facts of the case are well known to the parties and need not be restated.

Throughout the case, Tyner maintained he wished to represent himself. At the pretrial hearing, the district court apprised Tyn... More...
   $0 (06-14-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBERT E. MCDONALD

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)

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 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...
   $0 (06-12-2018 - NE)

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)

State of Tennessee v. Wesley Lynn Hatmaker

On May 11, 2017, the Defendant pled guilty to two counts of theft of property valued between $10,000 and $60,000, and four counts of theft of property valued between $60,000 and $250,000. As a part of the open plea, the State dismissed Count 7 of the indictment and the trial court determined the length and manner of service of the sentence.
At the guilty plea hearing, the Defendant stipulated... More...
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COMMONWEALTH vs. JOSE NASCIMENTO Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

General Laws c. 90, § 23, third par. (§ 23, third
par.), provides for a mandatory minimum sentence of sixty days
in a house of correction on a conviction of operating a motor
vehicle after the suspension or revocation of an individual's
driver's license for operating while under the influence of
alcohol or controlled substances (OUI). Here we are asked to
det... 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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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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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...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - MA)

Does, et al. v. Regents of the University of Minnesota, et al. Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals We Turn Your Successes Into Marketing Call Today! 888-354-4529

Minneapolis, MN - University of Minnesota football players sued the Regents of the University of Minnesota, Eric Kaler and Tina Marsiam on civil rights discrimination in education theories claiming that the defendants did not properly handle sexual assault allegations levied against them by a young woman who claimed the players sexually assaulted (gang raped) her.

The University suspended... More...
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United States of America v. Jeffrey Raymond Everett Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, MO - Reeds Spring Sex Offender Sentenced to 25 Years for Child Pornography

Portrayed a Woman Online to Solicit Explicit Photos from Teen Boy

A convicted sex offender in Reeds Spring, Mo., who pretended to be a woman online in order to solicit sexually explicit photos from a teenage boy on June 7, 2018.

Jeffrey Raymond Everett, Jr., 23, of Reeds Spring, was s... More...
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Jamie Mahm v. Jefferson County, State of Missouri Eastern District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

Jamie L. Mahn brought a First Amendment patronage-discharge claim under
42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Jefferson County, Missouri; Howard Lee Wagner
(“Howard”), individually and in his official capacity as circuit clerk of Missouri’s
23rd Judicial Circuit; Howard Wesley Wagner (“Wes”), individually and in his
official capacity as county clerk/election authority of Jefferson County; and M... 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...
   $0 (06-07-2018 - LA)

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. JOHN DRUMMER, JR.

On September 10, 2015, John Drummer, Jr. (Defendant), who was home
alone with his girlfriend’s children, severely beat two-year-old Marcus Deal, Jr.
(Marcus, Jr.)1. Shortly thereafter the child became unresponsive. Defendant took
the victim to the hospital where he died as a result of massive internal injuries
received during the beating. Dr. Christopher Tape, M.D. (Dr. Tape... More...
   $0 (06-07-2018 - LA)

United States of America v. Lucrezia Finch Henderson Northern District of Georgia Courthouse - Newman, Georgia

Newman, GA - Court Shuts Down Georgia Return Preparer

A federal court in Newnan, Georgia permanently enjoined Lucrezia Finch Henderson from preparing federal income tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today. The court also ordered Henderson to mail a copy of the injunction order to all customers for whom she prepared a return after January 1, 2015.

According... More...
   $0 (06-06-2018 - GA)

Amber Jones v. William Haynes, III Middle District of Tennessee - Estes Kefauver Federal Courthouse Nashville, Tennessee

Appellants Amber Jones and Deanna Lack appeal the district court’s decision to dismiss their suit for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction after finding that the Appellants’ case is moot. Because we agree that Appellants’ case is moot following the repeal of Tenn. Code Ann. § 2-10-102(12)(A) (2015),1 we AFFIRM. I. Our prior opinion in this case sets forth much of the relevant factual background, an... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Gary Solomon Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Hard as it may try, Chicago has not yet
managed to shake free from the scourge of public corruption.
Gary Solomon, Thomas Vranas, and Barbara Byrd-Bennett
have added another chapter to this inglorious history. As CEO
of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Byrd-Bennett worked behind
the scenes to assure that two companies headed by Sol2
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omon and Vranas would re... More...
   $0 (06-05-2018 - IL)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ROBERT TRAVIS JENKINS

Abdifathah Hassan Hashi, the robbery victim, met Mohammad Jama, his friend and coworker, at a bar in Liberal shortly before midnight on Halloween in 2015. Hashi drank heavily until closing time about two hours later and became quite intoxicated. Jama abstained. While at the bar, Hashi exchanged text messages with Raeanne Winters, who he had met briefly sometime earlier. Winters worked as a dancer ... More...   $0 (06-05-2018 - KS)

State of Nebraska v. Sydney L. Thieszen

The facts and circumstances pertaining to Thieszen’s crimes
are set out in greater detail in our decision resolving his
direct appeal.2 In 1987, 14-year-old Thieszen shot and killed
his 12-year-old sister, Sacha L. Thieszen. The State charged
Thieszen with first degree murder and use of a firearm in the
commission of a felony. Pursuant to a plea bargain, Thieszen
pled guilt... More...
   $0 (06-05-2018 - NE)

RENESE BRAMLETT v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

On the night of March 19, 2015, Michelle Spence took her fourteen and eleven year-old sons to their grandparents' house to spend the night. Between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. the following day, their grandfather took the boys home to Spence's house and dropped them off. Their mother wasn't home and when Spence had not come home by 10:00 p.m., the boys walked down the street to see if she was at Renese Br... More...   $0 (06-01-2018 - OK)

Renese Bramblett v. State of Oklahoma Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Helping People Find You On The Internet 888-354-4529

¶1 Appellant Renese Bramlett was convicted by jury in the District Court of Tulsa County, Case No. CF-2015-4266, of First Degree Murder, in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 701.7. The jury assessed punishment at life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. The Honorable William J. Musseman, District Judge, presided at trial and sentenced Bramlett accordingly. Bramlett appeals his Judgment and S... More...   $0 (05-31-2018 - OK)

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