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Jyll Brink v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

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 actions alleging s... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - FL)

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...
   $0 (06-19-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Alena Aleykina Eastern District of California Federal Courthouse - Sacramento, California

Sacramento, CA - Former IRS-CI Special Agent Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns, Theft of Government Money and Obstruction of Justice

A former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Division was convicted on June 15 after a jury in Sacramento, California found her guilty of filing false tax returns, obstruction of justice and stealing government ... More...
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Eddie Lee Little v. The State of Texas

Little was charged by information and complaint with deadly conduct. The information
alleged Little recklessly engaged in conduct that placed Bexar County Sheriff deputy Manuel
Villareal in imminent danger of serious bodily injury by pointing a gun at Villarreal and in his
direction. Little was also charged in a separate cause with deadly conduct by pointing a gun at and
in the... More...
   $0 (06-14-2018 - TX)

John Wilson, Charles Still, Terrance Stubbs v. Dynatone Publishing Company, UMG Recordings, Inc., Unichappell Music, Inc. Southern District of New York - New York, New York

14 Plaintiffs, John Wilson, Charles Still, and Terrance Stubbs, appeal from
15 the judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of
16 New York (Paul A. Engelmayer, J.) dismissing their copyright claims for
17 failure to state a claim because of untimeliness. Plaintiffs are former members
18 of the musical performance group called “Sly Slick & Wicked.” They... More...
   $0 (06-12-2018 - nY)

United States of America v. Delroy Anthony McLean Middle District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Albany, Georgia

A jury convicted Delroy McLean of violating 18 U.S.C. § 115(a)(1)(B) by “threaten[ing] to assault” an immigration judge “with the intent to impede, intimidate, or interfere” with that judge “while [she was] engaged in the performance of official duties” (i.e., during a bond hearing). On appeal, Mr. McLean challenges his conviction and 41-month sentence on several grounds.
One of Mr. McLean’s a... More...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - GA)

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...
   $0 (06-11-2018 - FL)

STATE OF IOWA vs. CORION JAMAL PURSLEY

The following facts can be gleaned from the minutes of evidence. In the
early morning hours of December 27, 2015, Sam Roberts encountered four young
males at a gas station in Cedar Falls. At 4:48 a.m., Roberts called the police and
advised these individuals followed him home from the gas station and were
knocking on his front door. Roberts described the vehicle the subjects ... More...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - IA)

Marvin Lester Windom Junior v. The State of Texas

Appellant entered a guilty plea to aggravated assault against a public servant. In accordance with the terms of a plea bargain agreement with the State, the trial court sentenced appellant to confinement for twenty-five years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The trial court entered a certification of the defendant’s right to appeal in which the court cert... More...   $0 (06-07-2018 - TX)

Chase William Emerson v. The State of Texas

Appellant, Chase William Emerson, was charged by indictment with one count of
escape, two counts of harassment of a public servant, and one count of unauthorized use
of a vehicle. See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. §§ 22.11, 31.07, 38.06 (West 2016 & Supp. 2017).
Pursuant to a plea bargain with the State, appellant pleaded guilty to each of the four
counts. The trial court sentenced a... More...
   $0 (06-07-2018 - TX)

Randall Glen Laws v. The State of Texas Court of Appeals First District

In 2004, a jury found appellant guilty of the offense of murder2 and assessed
his punishment at 99 years’ confinement. This court affirmed appellant’s
conviction. See Laws v. State, No. 01-04-00847-CR, 2006 WL 241313 (Tex. App.—
Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 2, 2006, pet. ref’d) (mem. op., not designated for
publication). The record in the underlying case3 shows as follows:
I... More...
   $0 (06-06-2018 - TX)

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...
   $0 (06-03-2018 - OH)

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)

Jeremy Jermaine Sanford v. The State of Texas

Appellant was indicted for aggravated robbery, and a jury trial was held from September 19, 2016, until September 23, 2016. At trial, the 84-year old complainant,1 Jose Porras, testified that he and his wife, Linda Porras,2 lived in a house on Cobb Street in Texas City. Linda had cancer and was bedridden, and complainant cared for her. On the morning of February 27, 2015, complainant was making... More...   $0 (06-01-2018 - TX)

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)

Elias Arteaga-Roman v. The State of Texas Aggravated sexual assault of a child

The indictments alleged that Arteaga-Roman intentionally or knowingly
caused the sexual organ of K.A., a child younger than fourteen, to “contact and/or
penetrate” his mouth, penetrated K.A.’s sexual organ by inserting his hand and
intentionally or knowingly caused bodily injury to D.B., a child younger than
fourteen, “by applying pressure to D.B.’s nose with a cloth or similar... More...
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Gino Velez Scott v. United States of America Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Prosecutors are “servant[s] of the law” and should “prosecute with earnestness and vigor.” Berger v. United States, 295 U.S. 78, 88 (1935). But though the prosecutor “may strike hard blows, he is not at liberty to strike foul ones.” Id.
More than fifty years ago, Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 87 (1963), established that a prosecutor’s suppression of material evidence favorable to the accused... More...
   $0 (05-31-2018 - FL)

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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Michael Kevin Adams v. The State of Texas

The indictment in this case alleged in part that on September 9, 2013, appellant
intentionally caused the death of the complainant, N.L., by shooting her with a firearm while “in
the course of committing or attempting to commit the offense of retaliation” against her.
A. Pretrial Motion to Suppress Results of Inventory Search of Vehicle
Prior to trial, appellant filed a moti... More...
   $0 (05-30-2018 - TX)

John Frances McNamara v. The State of Texas Texas Court of Appeals, Second District Courthouse - Fort Worth, Texas

In 1999, Appellant married a woman (Mother) with two young daughters,
H.W. and J.W. (collectively, the girls), and a baby boy, and the couple soon had
a son together. Appellant and Mother divorced several years later. In 2014,
J.W., then almost nineteen years old, reported to the girls’ father (Father) and
stepmother (Stepmother) that Appellant had sexually abused her when sh... More...
   $0 (05-28-2018 - TX)

Rockville Cars, LLC v. City of Rockville, Maryland United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Rockville Cars, LLC and Priority 1 Automotive Group, Inc. (“Rockville Cars”), brought a Section 1983 suit in the District of Maryland against the City of Rockville, Maryland (“the City”) and its Acting Chief of Inspection Services, Robert L. Purkey, Jr. In its action, Rockville Cars alleged a violation of its procedural due process rights under the Fourteenth Amendment when the City suspended its ... More...   $0 (05-24-2018 - MD)

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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STATE OF OHIO v. CHONTAY LUMFORD

This matter comes before us on two consolidated appeals by defendant
Chontay Lumford. In appellate case number 2017-CA-71, Lumford appeals from her
conviction and sentence following a guilty plea to one count of having a weapon while
under disability. In appellate number 2017-CA-72, she appeals from the trial court’s
revocation of community control and its imposition of prison ... More...
   $0 (05-20-2018 - )

THE STATE OF OHIO v. MYERS

The case was tried to a jury. Much of the account of what happened came from Myers’s friend and codefendant Timothy Mosley. According to Mosley, he and Myers began to concoct their scheme on January 27, 2014. That morning, Myers, who had just slept through the start of a new job, woke up Mosley
and asked him if he “wanted to make some money.” When Mosley said he did, Myers suggested that ... More...
   $0 (05-20-2018 - OH)

STATE OF LOUISIANA V. JOSEPH MORGAN Louisiana Circuit Courts of Appeal

On May 29, 2008, the Defendant1 was indicted with the second degree
murder of Gervais Nicholas.2 He pled not guilty at arraignment. After a four-day
trial, a twelve-person jury found the Defendant guilty as charged.3 The trial court
denied the Defendant‟s motion for new trial and granted an appeal. Subsequently,
the Defendant was sentenced to life in prison with the p... More...
   $0 (05-17-2018 - LA)

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