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STATE OF KANSAS V. JOHNATHAN L. RIFFE

On October 30, 2010, Riffe went to a bar called Grand Slam that was attached to a Ramada hotel. There, he met C.H. Events from that night led to Riffe's conviction of aggravated sexual battery. C.H. and Riffe have different accounts of what occurred. We include both of their accounts and a description of the events that took place after the police became involved.

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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 - )

United States of America v. Ramon Cobena Duenas United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

After trial by jury, Ramon Cobena Duenas was convicted of conspiring to exchange counterfeit currency, and dealing in counterfeit currency, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 371 and 473. On appeal, Cobena Duenas challenges his convictions, claiming that the government failed to prove he knew the transaction involved counterfeit United States currency. After review, we affirm.
I.
The essential f... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. SCOTT A. STEIN

On November 9, 2016, Chief of Police Glass of the Village of Botkins
received a phone call from an officer at the Wapakoneta Police Department
regarding a woman named Megan Donnelly, for whom there was an active warrant
for theft, and requested his assistance in obtaining her. Chief Glass was informed
that Donnelly was en route to a local motel, driving a white Ford Expeditio... More...
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Robert Lee Laird v. State of Indiana

On December 25, 2015, twelve-year-old C.L. went to spend the latter part of
Christmas Day with his father, having spent the earlier part of the holiday with
his mother. Laird is C.L.’s uncle, the twin brother of C.L.’s father, and was also
at C.L.’s father’s house that evening. C.L. had received a new iPad as a gift that
day and sat on the couch close to his uncle Laird while t... More...
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Michele Cole v. Historic Mission Inn Corporation

The facts in this paragraph are taken from the allegations in Coyle’s complaint.
On May 8, 2013, Coyle ate lunch with a friend. They ate lunch on a patio at the
Mission Inn. During lunch, a spider bit Coyle’s back. As a result of the spider bite,
Coyle “was hospitalized with numbness and weakness in her extremities due to
demyelination in [her] thoracic spine.”
In the negligenc... More...
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United States of America v. Alejandro Cota-Luna and Antonio Navarro-Gaytan Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Defendants Alejandro Cota-Luna and Antonio Navarro-Gaytan appeal their convictions and sentences for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least 92 kilograms of a mixture or substance containing cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A), and 846. For the reasons set forth below, we VACATE Defendants’ convictions and sentences and REMAND their cases with instructions f... More...   $0 (06-16-2018 - OH)

Marie Gillispie v. Regional Care Hospital Partners, Inc. Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

We are asked to determine whether the District Court
erred in dismissing a claim under the “whistleblower”
protection provision of the Emergency Medical Treatment and
Active Labor Act (“EMTALA”), 42 U.S.C. § 1395dd. The
dispute here arises from Marie Gillispie’s allegations that the
Southwest Regional Medical Center (the “Medical Center”)
terminated her employment because s... More...
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In the Matter of the Equalization Appeal of KANSAS STAR CASINO, L.L.C. for the Year 2013 in Sumner County, Kansas

As this court explained in detail in In re Equalization Appeal of Kansas Star Casino, 52 Kan. App. 2d 50, 52-55, 362 P.3d 1109 (2015), rev. denied 307 Kan. ___ (December 20, 2017), Kansas Star is one of four state-sponsored gaming enterprises in Kansas and is located in the south central gaming zone. In April 2007 the Kansas Legislature enacted K.S.A. 74-8733 et seq., the Kansas Expanded Lottery A... More...   $0 (06-12-2018 - KS)

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)

United States of America v. Mario D. Collins Northern District of Mississippi Federal Courthouse - Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, MS - Memphis Man Sentenced For His Role In Interstate Sex Trafficking Scheme

A Memphis man was sentenced in Mississippi on June 7, 2018 for his role in a human trafficking scheme. Mario D. Collins of Memphis, Tennessee was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills for trafficking a victim from Georgia to Tennessee and ultimately to Oxford, Mississ... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. REVELL NAVAS'JA TONEY

Around 11:00 p.m. on the evening of October 22, 2016, Revell Toney went
to a party at an acquaintance’s home. He brought a drink to the party called “dirty
Sprite,” which he testified he made by dissolving Jolly Ranchers candies and eight
to ten Xanax pills1—totaling eight to ten milligrams—in a two-liter bottle of Sprite.
He drank the dirty Sprite from a paper coffee cup tha... 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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STATE OF KANSAS v. KRISTOPHER WILLIAMS

Zaqoiya Smith was working alone at a Subway restaurant on November 27, 2015. Around 9 p.m., two men entered the restaurant with the hoods of their sweatshirts over their heads. While Smith prepared the order for one of them, the other man busied himself around the store, at one point fumbling through a stack of job applications. Moments later, the men came behind the counter, one of them with a gu... More...   $0 (06-06-2018 - KS)

TESAR INDUSTRIAL CONTRACTORS, INC. v. REPUBLIC STEEL

In 2012, Republic initiated a project to construct an electronic arc furnace at
Republic’s facility in Lorain, Ohio. The project involved several components, including the
erection of supporting and surrounding structures. Republic solicited bids for the project, which
required multiple contractors to perform different and overlapping portions.
{¶3} Tesar submitted an initia... More...
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SAIAH GLENNDELL TRYON v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA

On March 16, 2012, around 10:30 a.m., Appellant fatally stabbed Tia Bloomer inside the Metro Transit bus station in downtown Oklahoma City. Tia recently broke off her relationship with Appellant due in part to his inability to support their infant child. Appellant was terminally unemployed and drew as income a meager $628.00 a month in Social Security disability benefits. The couple too had a sto... More...   $0 (06-01-2018 - OK)

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

¶1 Appellant, Isaiah Glenndell Tryon, was tried by jury in the District Court of Oklahoma County, Case No. CF-2012-1692, and convicted of Murder in the First Degree in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 701.7(A). In a separate capital sentencing phase, Appellant's jury found the existence of four statutory aggravating circumstances1 and sentenced Appellant to death. The Honorable Cindy H. Truong, Distric... More...   $0 (05-31-2018 - OK)

United States of America v. Toni Juliano District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

Bangor, ME - Canaan Woman Sentenced to 70 Months for Distributing Fentanyl, Heroin, Cocaine and Crack

Toni Juliano, 30, of Canaan, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 70
months in prison and five years of supervised release for possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and cocaine base, commonly known as “crac... More...
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Yvonne Reid v. City of San Diego

A. Legal Background—The Procedural Ordinance and 2008 Assessment
Under the Property and Business Improvement District Law of 1994 (PBID of
1994) (Sts. & Hy. Code,2 §§ 36600 et seq.), private property owners in a geographical
area can initiate formation of a business improvement district to assess themselves fees to
be spent promoting their businesses. (See Epstein v. Hollywood Ente... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. BYRON WATKINS JR.

On April 19, 2015, Byron Watkins was driving eastbound on I-70 in Geary County, Kansas, in a Nissan with Antonio Bowen. Captain Eric Coffman of the Geary County Sheriff's Department and Officer Nick Blake from the Junction City Police Department were driving westbound on I-70. Coffman has spent over 20 years in law
enforcement and is trained in drug detection, interdiction, and identification... More...
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United States of America v. Kendrick Brinkley Western District of North Carolina Courthouse - Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Man Sentenced To Seven Years On Gun And Drug Charges

Kendrick Brinkley, 29, of Charlotte, was sentenced to 84 months in prison and three years of supervised release on drug and gun charges.

Wayne Dixie Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Charlotte Field Division and Chief Kerr Putney of the Char... More...
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Frederick Wendell Thomas v. State of Tennessee

The Shelby County Grand Jury charged the petitioner with one count each of first degree premeditated murder and employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony. Following a jury trial, the petitioner was convicted as charged of first degree murder. The trial court imposed a sentence of life imprisonment and dismissed the firearm charge. This court affirmed the conviction and sen... 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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Paul Chmielewski, et al. v. The City of St. Pete Beach Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

In this appeal of an inverse condemnation action, Defendant-Appellant the City of St. Pete Beach (“the City”) challenges a jury verdict in favor of Plaintiffs Katherine A. Chmielewski and Paul Chmielewski, as personal representative of the estate of Chester Chmielewski (“the Chmielewskis”). The underlying dispute involves a beachfront parcel, owned by the Chmielewskis, which experienced significan... More...   $0 (05-21-2018 - FL)

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