First Amendment Law
 
Yvondia Johnson v. Bexar Appraisal District

San Antonio, Texas - Real Estate lawyer represented Appellant with arguing she was entitled to a homestead exemption on the total appraised value.



The facts of this case are extraordinary. Both Johnson and her husband, Gregory Johnson
(“Gregory”), served in the United States Air Force. The... More...   $0 (05-24-2022 - TX)

Charlene Leatherman et al. v. Tarrant County Narcotics Intelligence and Coordination Unit

Washington, DC - Criminal Defense lawyer represented petitioners with violations of the Fourth Amendment.




We review here a decision granting a motion to dismiss, and therefore must accept as true all the factual allegations in the complaint. See United States v. Gaubert, 499 U.S. ----, ----, ... More...   $0 (05-23-2022 - TX)

NOLA M. GARRISON (Widow of HUBERT GARRISON) v. BLACK WARRIOR MINERALS, INCORPORATED and AMERICAN RESOURCES INSURANCE COMPANY

Cherry Hill, New Jersey - Black Lung Benefits Act lawyer represented Petitioners in appealing the awarding of benefits pursuant to the provisions of the Black Lung Benefits Act.




On March 23, 2010, amendments to the Act, affecting claims filed after January 1, 2005, were enacted. The amendmen... More...   $0 (05-23-2022 - NJ)

Heather J. McVey v. Atlanticare Medical System, Inc., et al.

Trenton, New Jersey civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued defendant claiming her constitutional rights were violated by Defendant.


The issue raised by the Plaintiff is whether the First Amendment or Article I, Paragraph 6 of the New Jersey Constitution prevents a private employer from terminating one of its at-will employees for posting racially insensitive comments abo... More...
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State of Iowa v. Earnest Jones Hunt, Jr.

Dubuque, Iowa criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with drug possession.


Earnest Hunt, Jr. was a "person of interest" in the investigation of a shooting in Dubuque. The day after the shooting, Officer Chad Leitzen saw Hunt riding in the passenger seat of a Chevy Impala moving through downtown Dubuque. Following the Impala in an unmarked car, Leitzen saw the Impala ma... More...
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Thomas Olivas v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with a capital murder charge.



Our 2016 opinion thoroughly details the testimony presented and evidence
admitted during the two-week trial. Olivas, 507 S.W.3d at 449–69. We will focus on
those facts which are particularly... More...   $0 (05-20-2022 - TX)

Michael Harvey Deharde v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with a possession of a controlled substance charge.



Officer Braucht with the North Richland Hills Police Department testified that
on December 2, 2017, he had responded to 6723 Manor Drive based on a call that “a
couple ... More...   $0 (05-19-2022 - TX)

Harriet Nicholson v. David Stockman, Donna Stockman, and Denise Boerner

Fort Worth, Texas - Foreclosure lawyer represented appellant with appealing from summary judgmentt of a property foreclosure.



In 2001, Nicholson executed a deed of trust to her home in Tarrant County in
favor of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS)1
to secure a
conte... More...   $0 (05-18-2022 - TX)

Almeater Wilson Turner v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with a deadly conduct––discharging a firearm at a person charge.



In February 2020, Turner pleaded guilty to deadly conduct––discharging a
firearm at a person––in exchange for seven years’ deferred-adjudication comm... More...   $0 (05-17-2022 - TX)

Ronald Joseph v. Britini Jeavon Jack

Houston, Texas - Divorce lawyer represented appellee with a protective order and temporary protective order case.



In February 2018, Jack, represented by the Harris County District Attorney’s
Office, filed an application for a protective order and temporary protective order
against Jose... More...   $0 (05-14-2022 - TX)

Roberto Amaya Pacas v. The State of Texas

Houston, Texas - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with arguing that his convictions should be vacated because the charges were not tried by a jury.



Roberto Amaya Pacas pled guilty to three charges of felony assault.1 The trial
court accepted his pleas, found him guilty of all thr... More...   $0 (05-14-2022 - TX)

Matthew Jones, et al. v. Rob Bonta, et al.

Los Angeles, California Constitutional law lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories.

"California has restricted the sale of most firearms to
anyone under 21. Plaintiffs challenged the bans on long
guns and semiautomatic centerfire rifles under the Second
Amendment. The district court declined to issue a
preliminary injunction.More...
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The Estate of Angel Place v. Joyce Anderson, Joni Bedell and Crystal Stewart

Denver, Colorado personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiffs, who sued defendant on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983.

Angel Place cried. That fateful decision—such a commonplace event in the
life of an eleven-month-old baby—ended in tragedy. For her offense, Angel’s foster
mother, Sydney White, violently shook Angel by the neck. Two days later, AngelMore...
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Shaka Markel Long v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia - Criminal Defense lawyer represented appellant with appealing a denial of his motion to suppress.



“In accordance with established principles of appellate review, we view the ‘evidence in the
light most favorable to the Commonwealth, as we must since it was the prevail... More...   $0 (05-09-2022 - VA)

President Donald J. Trump, et al. v. Twitter, Inc., et al.

San Francisco, California civil litigation lawyers represented Plaintiffs, who sued Defendants claiming that they violated the Federal Communications Act of 1934 by kicking President Donald J. Trump off of Twitter in January 2021.

Twitter permanently suspended Tump for breaking it's rules against “glorification of violence” with tweets widely seen as fanning the flames just after the... More...
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Dennis M. Toops v. State of Indiana

Indianapolis, IN - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing his convictions for attempted rape charges.



In the late evening of March 17, 2019, K.J. drove to Toops’ house. Toops was
K.J.’s boyfriend, and Toops’ minor daughter, A.T., was asleep in her upstairs
r... More...   $0 (05-06-2022 - IN)

Chad Burton v. Keesha (Burton) Richardville

Indianapolis, IN - Divorce lawyer represented Appellant with appealing from an order denying his motion for modification of child custody.



Mother and Father have one minor child, M.B., who was born in May 2007.
The parties’ marriage was dissolved by decree in May 2010. The dissolution More...   $0 (05-05-2022 - IN)

Ira Lee Wilkins v. City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, et al.

Tulsa, Oklahoma personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983 claiming that officers Will Mortenson, Angela Emberton and Edel Rangel used excessive force when they ordered him out of his car, and eventually forced him to the ground, where they pepper sprayed him.

Mr. Wilkins sued the officers under 42 U.S.C. § 19... More...
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Christopher Anderson; James "J.J." Hatmaker v. City of Jellico, Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiffs-Appellants, who sued Defendant on a Amendment Violation theory.

The First Amendment does not “constitutionalize the employee
grievance.” Connick v. Myers, 461 U.S. 138, 154 (1983). But that is what police officers
Christopher Anderson and J.J. Hatmaker seek, asking us to second-guess the city’s decision to fi... More...
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Courthouse News Service, et al. v. Amy Quinlan

Portland, Maine constitutional law lawyers represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendants on a First Amendment violation theory seeking injunctive relief.

When the Maine Supreme Judicial
Court (SJC) piloted an electronic case filing system for the
state's trial courts, its original rules required court clerks to
withhold public access to new civil complaints until three businessMore...
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STATE OF OHIO v. JOHN EDWARD NELSON

Dayton, Ohio - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing that he violated his community control sanctions.



On May 5, 2016, Nelson was indicted on two counts of forgery (Counts One
and Two), felonies of the fifth degree; one count of possession of cocaine, a felony of... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. DWIGHT N. TILLMAN

Dayton, Ohio - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing from his conviction for one count of aggravated possession of drugs.



In the early morning hours of February 24, 2017, an officer with the Kettering
Police Department, on routine patrol along Shroyer Road, p... More...
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Stone Brewing Co., LLC v. Molson Coors Brewing Company, et al.

San Diego, California intellectual property lawyers represented Plaintiff, which sued Defendant on a trademark infringement theory under 15 U.S.C. 1051, which provides:

a) Application for use of trademark

(1) The owner of a trademark used in commerce may request registration of its trademark on the principal register hereby established by paying the prescribed fee and filing in t... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. CRAIG THOMPSON

Dayton, Ohio - Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with a appealing the trial court’s denial for postconviction relief.



On March 5, 2013, a Montgomery County grand jury issued an indictment
against Thompson, charging him with one count of complicity in the commission of More...
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Ex Parte Melissa Elizbeth Lucio, Applicant

Austin, Texas criminal defense lawyers made application for a writ of habeas corpus and motion for stay of executive from NO. 07-CR-00885 IN THE 138 JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT CAMERON COUNTY

We have before us a subsequent application for a writ of habeas corpus filed
pursuant to the provisions of Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 11.071 § 5, and a
motion to stay Applicant’s... More...
   $0 (04-25-2022 - TX)

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