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Ruth Pierce v. Bonnie Moore
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1964
United States v. Theto Hatley, Jr.
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2099
Barkley, Inc. v. Gabriel Brothers, Inc.
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2307
Barkley, Inc. v. Gabriel Brothers, Inc.
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2308
Blake Roussel v. Clear Sky Properties, LLC
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3048
Maximo Roblero v. Loretta E. Lynch
Date: July 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3770
Cottrell v. Duke  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1869

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, owners of shares of Wal-Mart, filed suit against the corporation's directors and officers, alleging that they violated state and federal law by permitting and then covering up pervasive bribery committed on b...

Jovanna Snider-Carpenter v. City of Dixon, Missouri
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2114
United States v. Schropp  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2115

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted as a principle for arson of a building used in interstate commerce, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 844(i) ("Count I"); mail fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1341 ("Count II"); wire fraud, in violation...

United States v. Valencia  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-2173, 15-2192

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Valencia and Rangel-Ortega appealed their sentences after pleading guilty to several drug-related offenses. The district court sentenced Valencia to 292 months’ imprisonment and Rangel-Ortega to 240 months’ im...

United States v. Alejandro Valencia
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2192
United States v. West  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3026

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of three counts of tax evasion and sentenced to 51 months in prison, as well as three years of supervised release. Defendant contends that he was entitled to present provisions of the Internal Rev...

Arevalo-Cortez v. Lynch  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3084

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Guatemala, seeks review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of her application for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). The BIA f...

United States v. Torres-Ojeda  
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3441

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a native and citizen of Mexico, pled guilty to illegally reentering the United States after removal following his conviction for aggravated felonies. On appeal, defendant challenged his sentence. The court con...

United States v. Willie Clark
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3615