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Alberto Barrios v. State of Indiana COURT OF APPEALS OF INDIANA

On September 20, 2016, Barrios poured gasoline on himself and threatened to set
himself on fire if his wife, A.B., left him. Barrios’s three children were in the
residence when he made the threat. Tr. Vol. II at 12; Appellant’s App. Vol. 2 at 15-16.
The State charged Barrios with neglect of a dependent, a Level 6 felony, and
intimidation, a Level 5 felony. Id. at 2. More...
   $0 (06-18-2018 - IN)

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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Bruce Wayne Suza v. The State of Texas

Suza was charged with aggravated sexual assault of L.S., a child under 14
years old, and the case proceeded to trial.
L.S., who was six years old at the time of trial, testified that about a year before
trial, when he lived with his father and his grandfather (Suza), Suza touched his
private part with Suza’s hand and mouth.1 According to L.S., this happened “a lot.”
When ... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. HEATH ALLEN UMPHENOUR

A jury convicted Heath Allen Umphenour of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, one count of aggravated criminal sodomy, four counts of sexual exploitation of a child, and two counts of breach of privacy. Four of Umphenour's convictions were off-grid Jessica's Law offenses. For his off-grid Jessica's Law convictions and Kansas Sentencing Guidelines Act (KSGA) grid convictions, t... 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 KANSAS v. JESSICA TEARNEY

Jessica Tearney appeals from the trial court's revocation of her probation in two underlying cases. On appeal, she argues that the trial court was without authority to revoke probation in her drug distribution case because the trial court failed to order a necessary intermediate sanction. We agree. She further argues that the trial court failed to offer a sufficiently articulated finding that her... More...   $0 (06-13-2018 - KS)

Joshua Shiver v. Charles Edward Laramee

The sudden emergency doctrine, aka the imminent peril
doctrine, shields a defendant from liability in a negligence action.
The rule is aptly restated in jury instruction CACI 452. Here we
have the rare case when the rule applies at a summary judgment
motion. The driver of a motor vehicle who lawfully has the right
of way is 1) not required to foresee “roadrage”; and 2) that car... More...
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United States of America v. Tracy Wayne Crosby Southern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Brunswick, Georgia

Brunswick, GA - Former Teacher and Police Officer Pled Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of a Minor

Tracy Wayne Crosby, 42 of Waycross, entered a guilty plea on June 4, 2018, before the Honorable Lisa Godbey Wood to one count of sex trafficking of a minor.

Evidence presented at the guilty plea revealed that up until his arrest in this case, Crosby was the criminal justice teacher at War... More...
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Antonio Devon Williams vs State of Florida

The testimony and evidence presented by the State revealed that Appellant and Javier Chandler had been childhood friends and, on the day of the offense, were still neighbors. Chandler, who was twenty-six years old at the time of the trial, testified that Appellant, a few years’ Chandler’s junior, had been like a little brother to him growing up. As they grew older they grew apart, yet remained on ... More...   $0 (06-10-2018 - FL)

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)

Shelly Aversman and Matthew Aversman v. Christopher M. Nicholson, et al. AAA Court Reporting Company Kansas City's Premier Court Reporting Service

Plaintiffs Shelly and Matthew Aversman, husband and wife, appeal the
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(KBI) investigator Christopher M. Nicholson.1 Plaintiffs assert Mr. Nicholson
submitted a false affidavit to obtain an arrest warrant charging Ms. Aversman with
unlawful sexual relations with a high school student whom she taught. After the
charges against her were dismissed, Plaintiffs filed suit under 42 U... More...
   $0 (06-10-2018 - KS)

STATE OF OHIO v. MATTHEW L. JONES

Defendant-appellant, Matthew Jones, was, on June 10, 2016, indicted on one
count of discharging a firearm at or into a habitation in violation of R.C. 2923.161(A)(1),
a felony of the second degree, with an attached three year firearm specification under
R.C. 2941.145, and one count of having weapons under disability in violation of R.C.
2923.13(A)(3), a felony of the th... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. STEVEN A. BLACKSON

Blackson was indicted in March 2017 on multiple felonies for sexual conduct
with his daughter “Jane”1—one count of rape of a person under the age of 13 (Count I),
one count of rape of a person over 13 (Count II), and two counts of sexual battery (Counts
III and IV). The time frame of Count I alleged in the indictment was between late
September 2010 and early May 2011, during w... More...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. ROSCOE JEFFRIES

The Colerain Township Police Department began investigating Jeffries
on April 12, 2016, based on allegations, made by his daughter M.J. to her high school
counselor, that Jeffries was not sending his son J.J. to high school. At the time,
Jeffries lived on Elkhorn Drive with J.J., R.J., M.J., and his girlfriend Elizabeth Mehl
(“Liz”). When Detective Sean Maher went to the ho... More...
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STATE OF OHIO vs. KONO FURR

In his first assignment of error, Furr argues that the trial court
committed structural error and violated his right to counsel by failing to have
counsel present at all stages of the proceedings, including the court’s hearings on his
waiver of counsel. In his second assignment of error, Furr argues that the court
committed structural error by discharging counsel before Furr m... 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...
   $0 (06-09-2018 - OH)

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)

tate of Minnesota vs. Gonzalo Galvan

At 5:11 p.m., on September 25, 2015, Galvan called 911 and told the dispatcher that
he had “shot [his] family.” Galvan said that he was “giving up” and that his son was alive.
Galvan told the dispatcher that he was not armed and that the gun would “be in the trash
container.” Galvan also said that Tallman had threatened to take away his son. He hung
up the phone after telli... More...
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Alejandro Cruz v. Nora Sharkey Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Helping People Find You On The Internet 888-354-4529

Hartford, CT - Alejandro Cruz, age 26, sued Nora Sharkey on a personal injury auto negligence theory claiming that he sustained a back injury which adversely impacted his dance career.

An aspiring professional dancer who had to curtail his career following a rear-end collision in which he suffered serious back injuries has been awarded $236,520 by a jury.

The six-person Hartford... More...
   $236520 (06-08-2018 - CT)

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...
   $0 (06-08-2018 - MO)

Richard Pike v. J. Brad Hester District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

In 2011, J. Brad Hester, a sheriff’s sergeant, conducted an
after-hours dog search of Richard Pike’s locked office. Pike
successfully petitioned a state court for an order of protection
against Hester. Pike later sued Hester in federal district court,
claiming that the search violated his Fourth Amendment
rights. In district court, Pike moved to preclude from
relitigation c... More...
   $0 (06-06-2018 - NV)

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)

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