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Sosimo Gonzalez v. The State of Texas

A claim of jury-charge error is reviewed using the procedure set out in Almanza v.
State, 686 S.W.2d 157, 171 (Tex. Crim. App. 1984) (op. on reh’g). See Barrios v. State, 283
Gonzalez v. State Page 2

S.W.3d 348, 350 (Tex. Crim. App. 2009). The first step is to determine whether there is
error in the charge. Ngo v. State, 175 S.W.3d 738, 743 (Tex. Crim. App. 2005). Onl... More...
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Jonathan Mathew Knight v. The State of Texas

On July 4, 2015, at 3:07 in the morning, Officers Lugardo Garcia and Joshua Arroyos of
the El Paso Police Department were dispatched to a motel room in El Paso, Texas, to respond to a
911 call reporting assault family violence in progress. A female caller, sounding hysterical and
crying, reported she had been hit by her boyfriend and her face was swollen. As she asked for
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Manuel Fino v. The State of Texas

Appellant was indicted for murder. The indictment against him alleged as follows:
That MANUEL FINO, hereinafter called Defendant, on or about the 16th day of April, 2016 in the County of Dallas, State of Texas, did unlawfully then and there intentionally and knowingly cause the death of JESUS VEGA, an individual, hereinafter called deceased, by SHOOTING DECEASED WITH A FIREARM, a deadly weap... More...
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Leonard Mornes v. The State of Texas

Appellant shot and killed Jacqueline Armstead and Brigitte Manning at his home in Dallas,
Texas on July 8, 2015. Armstead’s fifteen-year-old daughter Ja’Kaline Evans testified appellant,
Manning, and Armstead were “hanging out,” smoking crack cocaine, and drinking beer at
Armstead’s house that afternoon. Appellant, Manning, and Armstead left together after an hour
or an hour ... More...
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Ex parte Taymor Travon McIntyre

Appellant was sixteen years old when he allegedly committed these
offenses. The capital murder case stems from a July 26, 2016 incident in which
multiple suspects entered a house in Mansfield at 10:45 p.m., displayed their
pistols, and demanded the occupants’ cell phones and illegal drugs. During the
robbery, the suspects fired their pistols, killing one of the occupants and ... More...
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Warren Jordan Murray v. The State of Texas

Because Murray challenges the trial court’s ruling to deny his motion to
suppress, we will divide the background section into what is known apart from
Murray’s challenged statements to the police and what was revealed only through
those challenged statements.
Evidence exclusive of Murray’s challenged statements to police
Canada had three young children. In the past, she a... More...
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KEITH BERNARD MACK v. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

Keith Bernard Mack was tried by jury and convicted of First Degree Murder in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 701.7(A), in the District Court of Tulsa County, Case No. CF-2014-1754. In accordance with the jury's recommendation the Honorable James M. Caputo sentenced Mack to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Mack appeals from this conviction and sentence, and raises four propositions ... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - OK)

STATE OF KANSAS v. RICHARD L. JOHNSON

As part of an agreement with the State, Johnson pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in February 2017 with a joint recommendation for a mid-range presumptive prison sentence of 162 months based on his criminal history classification of A. The case arose out of an August 2016 motor vehicle collision in which Johnson's sedan crossed the centerline and struck an oncoming car, killing the driver... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - KS)

IRINEO GARCIA v. STATE OF KANSAS

Irineo Garcia appeals the district court's denial of his motion to withdraw his no-contest pleas to three counts attempted second-degree murder. Based on those pleas, the district court convicted Garcia of the attempted murder of his three children, who were then four, six and seven. The district court sentenced Garcia to serve 294 months in prison.

Well after sentencing, Garcia moved ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. DYLLON ALAN TUCKER

The police-citizen encounter here involves four Topeka Police officers—two riding bicycles and two in patrol cars—meeting up with one man asleep in a car with its engine running and music playing so loudly it could be heard several blocks away. Once the driver awakened, the situation deteriorated rapidly and the scene suddenly became dangerous, almost deadly. The police officers' body cameras reco... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - KS)

Susan Fellen v. Marcella Winn Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Susan Mellen was wrongly imprisoned for seventeen years before securing habeas relief in October 2014. After release from prison, Mellen and her three children, Julie Carroll, Jessica Curcio, and Donald Besch, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Detective Marcella Winn,1 arguing that Detective Winn failed to disclose evidence that would have cast serious doubt on the testimony of June Patt... More...   $0 (08-19-2018 - CA)

SONNY CHAVARRIA GONZALEZ v. STATE OF KANSAS

In 2010, Gonzalez pled guilty to first-degree felony murder and aggravated robbery. The district court sentenced Gonzalez to life in prison for the first-degree murder conviction and an additional 24 months' imprisonment for the aggravated robbery conviction. Gonzalez did not appeal.

Six years later, on June 23, 2016, Gonzalez filed a K.S.A. 60-1507 motion seeking to set aside his pleas... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. JONELL K. LLOYD

The facts supporting the conviction were set out in State v. Lloyd, 299 Kan. 620, 325 P.3d 1122 (2014):

"Chavira Brown was 17 months old when she was found dead in the attic of Lloyd's house. She was born to Jessica Jackson, who believed Lloyd was the child's father, so he occasionally watched Chavira. Lloyd lived with his girlfriend, Tameika Loudermilk, and their 8-month-old son. More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIE FLEMING

The State charged Fleming with theft, aggravated robbery, and aggravated burglary after an investigation revealed evidence that he and others broke into a residence at night and took property. The noise they made while entering the residence startled Carrington Dean and Quintez Secka, who had been asleep in separate upstairs bedrooms.
Dean was a guest who was sleeping over that night, and Sec... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ROY ALLEN GREEN

In 2001, Green was sentenced to 687 months of imprisonment for convictions on federal drug and firearms charges, including a conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Later that same year, while serving that sentence, Green attacked another inmate with a shank. Green then pleaded guilty to one count of assault with intent to commit murder, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(1). A... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. LUCIUS SMITH

A jury found defendant guilty of first-degree felony-murder and robbery; and second-degree aggravated assault, and conspiracy to commit robbery. Defendant and several cohorts attacked a man as he walked down the street in Jersey City. They chased him, took his wallet, and beat him with a brick, fracturing his skull and killing him. Defendant received an aggregate forty-year sentence, subj... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

Keith Bernard Mack v. State of Oklahoma MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 406 South Boulder 918-582-3993 or Info@morelaw.com

¶1 Keith Bernard Mack was tried by jury and convicted of First Degree Murder in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 701.7(A), in the District Court of Tulsa County, Case No. CF-2014-1754. In accordance with the jury's recommendation the Honorable James M. Caputo sentenced Mack to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Mack appeals from this conviction and sentence, and raises four propositio... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - OK)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. KENNETH BODDIE

Defendant Kenneth Boddie appeals from the July 6, 2016 Law Division order, which denied his first petition for post NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION This opinion shall not "constitute precedent or be binding upon any court." Although it is posted on the internet, this opinion is binding only on the parties in the case and its use in other cases is limited. R. 1... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. DAQUAN KEATON, a/k/a DAY DAY, DA QUAN KEATON, DAQUAN J. KEATON, and DAQUAN S. KEATON

Defendant Daquan Keaton was tried to a jury for the murder of Lamar Glover, on a theory of accomplice liability, and the shooting of Raymond Kozar. He was tried alone. The jury convicted him of knowing or purposeful murder, N.J.S.A. 2C:11 3(a)(1) and (2); two counts of second-degree possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4(a); one count of second-degree unlawful pos... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - NJ)

Lukace Kendle vs. The State of Florida

Kendle was charged with shooting two men in the parking lot of Club Lexx a/k/a Club Ro-lexx, a strip club where Kendle was employed as a security guard on, or about, June 1, 2012. Kijuan Lamar Byrd died from his injuries. Michael Smathers survived, but is paralyzed from the waist down. At all relevant times, Kendle claimed that the shooting was justified under Florida’s Stand Your Ground L... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - FL)

GALANTE ROMAR PHILLIPS vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

This case is before the Court on appeal from an order granting in part and
denying in part a motion to vacate a judgment of conviction of first-degree murder
and a sentence of death under Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.851.1 We
hereby dismiss this appeal because the guilt phase issues were waived since they
were not briefed by Phillips, and the penalty phase issues were ... More...
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MILO A. ROSE vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 1985, this Court affirmed Rose’s conviction for first-degree murder and his death sentence. Rose v. State (Rose I), 472 So. 2d 1155, 1156 (Fla. 1985). In so doing, we explained the facts as follows: At approximately 10 p.m. on October 18, 1982, several witnesses were talking together outside one of their residences.

Testimony at trial revealed that they saw two men walking down th... More...
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OMAR BLANCO vs. STATE OF FLORIDA

In 1982, a jury convicted Blanco of first-degree murder and armed burglary. We affirmed Blanco’s convictions and sentence of death on direct appeal. Blanco v. State, 452 So. 2d 520 (Fla. 1984). We also upheld the denial of his initial motion for postconviction relief and denied his petition for a writ of habeas corpus. A federal court later vacated the death sentence based on ineffective a... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - FL)

State of Tennessee v. Dedrick Wiggins

This appeal arises from the shooting death of Larry Richards (“the victim”) on November 6, 2013, for which Defendant was subsequently indicted for first degree premeditated murder (Count 1), first degree felony murder (Count 2), and three counts of convicted felon in possession of a firearm (Counts 3-5). The case proceeded to trial in May 2016. Benjamin Piercetestified that, around 2:00 a.m. on ... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Michael A. Flippen, Jr.

The Defendant shot and killed the victim, Ms. Princess Clark, andwas indicted for first degree premeditated murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm, possessing a weapon after being convicted of a domestic violence offense, and reckless endangerment. The Defendant entered a guilty plea to the lesser-included offense of second degree 08/09/2018 -2 murder. Pursuant to the plea agreement,... More...   $0 (08-15-2018 - TN)

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