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DAVID R. SMITH v. THE TENNESSEE NATIONAL GUARD

Mr. Smith joined the Guard in 1993 as “a traditional guardsman.” In February 2002, he was selected for a full-time position in the Active Guard Reserve (“AGR”). Seven years later, in 2009, Mr. Smith applied for senior developmental education at the Naval War College in Washington, D.C., and he was accepted. The Guard required Mr. Smith to leave his full-time AGR position when he began attending... More...   $0 (07-09-2018 - TN)

Anthony Robinson and Timothy Spangler v. Albert Perales and Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Anthony Robinson and Timothy
Spangler, police officers employed by the University of Illinois
at Chicago Police Department (“Department”), brought claims
against the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and four
individuals for race‐based discrimination, harassment and
retaliation. The district court disposed of all but one of the
claims through summary judgment. ... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - IL)

Valerie Montone, et al. v. City of Jersey City, Jersey City Police Department, Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Robert Troy, Brian O'Reilly District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

Newark, NJ - Valerie Montone sued the City of Jersey City and others on civil rights employment discrimination theories claiming that she was denied promotions due to violations of the First Amendment and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. ... More...   $0 (07-07-2018 - NJ)

Sarah Meyer and Gail Wooldridge v. State of Oregon Marion County Courthouse - Salem, Oregon

Plaintiffs, Sarah Meyer and Martin Wooldridge, appeal from a general judgment dismissing their action against defendants Oregon State Lottery (the Lottery), Jill Goldsmith, Larry Niswender, Tessa Sugahara, John Kroger, and Craig Durbin.1 Plaintiffs assert five assignments of error. We reject plaintiffs’ fourth assignment of error without written discussion and write only to address their remaining... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - OR)

Sharon Brown v. Karen Smith, as Director Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In 1890, the California Supreme Court rejected a
constitutional challenge to a “vaccination act” that required
schools to exclude any child who had not been vaccinated against
small-pox. (Abeel v. Clark (1890) 84 Cal. 226, 227-228, 230
(Abeel).) In dismissing the suggestion that the act was “not
within the scope of a police regulation,” the court observed that,
“[w]hile vac... More...
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The State of New Hampshire v. Brian Watson

Because the defendant has not provided, as part of the appellate record, the transcript of the evidentiary hearing held on his motion or all of the exhibits entered at that hearing, we must assume that the evidence was sufficient to support the trial court’s denial of his motion to suppress, and we review its decision only for errors of law. See State v. Woods, 139 N.H. 399, 403 (1995). Accordi... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - NH)

GREGORY BALDWIN vs. CITY OF ESTHERVILLE, IOWA; MATT REINEKE, Individually and in his Official Capacity as an officer of the Estherville Police Department; and MATT HELLICKSON, Individually and in his Official Capacity as an officer of the Estherville Police Department

When we answer a certified question, we rely upon the facts provided with the certified question. See Bd. of Water Works Trs. of Des Moines v. Sac Cty. Bd. of Supervisors, 890 N.W.2d 50, 53 (Iowa 2017); Life Inv’rs Ins. Co. of Am. v. Estate of Corrado, 838 N.W.2d 640, 643 (Iowa 2013). Accordingly, we restate the facts as set forth by the federal district court:
The incidents giving rise to ... More...
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STATE OF IOWA vs. ABRAHAM K. WATKINS Iowa prosecutor ousted from office over harassment findings

In May 2013, Abraham Watkins was sworn into the Iowa bar and subsequently opened a solo practice in Keosauqua, Iowa. Watkins operated his law practice out of an office located on the first floor or main level of the two-story home he shared with his family. Watkins and his family mostly lived upstairs. However, the home’s kitchen, laundry room, and one of the two bathrooms are located on the ma... More...   $0 (07-04-2018 - IA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. WILLIAM ANTONIO SMITH

In the early evening of October 1, 2015, Smith left the Colerain
apartment of his girlfriend, Kirby Wynn. He traveled to the Evanston neighborhood
of Cincinnati. He visited Jackson at his apartment located at 3306 Fairfield Avenue.
Owens often shared Jackson’s apartment. Later that evening, Jackson’s daughter
entered the apartment and found Owens’ clothed, lifeless body lyin... More...
   $0 (07-01-2018 - OH)

John Williams v. Atria Las Posas

Atria Las Posas (Atria) appeals from an order
denying its petition to compel arbitration. The trial court denied
the petition because of an integration clause in an agreement the
parties signed. It determined that the clause precluded Atria
from relying on a separate agreement containing an arbitration
clause. We reverse the order because the integration clause does
not pre... More...
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Martin Vogel v. Harbor Plaza Center, LLC Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In this action brought under the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), Plaintiff Martin Vogel
timely appeals the district court’s award of $600 in attorney’s
fees following the entry of a default judgment. Defendant
Harbor Plaza Center, LLC, originally filed an answer and
took other actions but, before trial, failed to appear. The
district court eventually struck... More...
   $0 (06-29-2018 - CA)

Codie Rael v. Danaher Corporation, et al. Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Los Angeles, CA - Codie Rael sued Danaher Coporation. Sybron Dental Specialties and KaVo Kerr Group on civil rights job discrimination (age) theories.

Plaintiff claimed that her bosses said that she was "outdated" and "part of old culture" and a "dumb female."

She claimed that she had been the victim of age harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation, finding that her employ... More...
   $31000000 (06-28-2018 - CA)

State of Tennessee v. Dexter Octavius Parker

In June of 2011, a Coffee County Grand Jury indicted Defendant for attempted first degree murder in Count One, “aggravated domestic assault” in Count Two, and especially aggravated kidnapping in Count Three. A jury trial commenced on October 1, 2013. On the first day of trial, the trial court sought clarification on Count Two of the indictment. Count Two of the indictment stated:
THE GRAND ... More...
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Adrian Durden Appellant -v– State of Indiana

Adrian Durden’s first trial for murder resulted in a hung jury. He was tried a second time for murder along with eight drug-related charges. Just under two hours after the jury had begun its deliberations, one of the jurors—Juror 12—sent a note to the court requesting to be excused from service because she “[could] not agree quickl[y] on the charges [or] come to a decision on the charges.” Appella... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - IN)

Trump, President of the United States, et al. v.Hawaii, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, foreignnationals seeking entry into the United States undergo a vetting process to ensure that they satisfy the numerous requirements for admission. The Act also vests the President with authority to restrict the entry of aliens whenever he finds that their entry “would be detrimental to the interests of the United States.” 8 U. S. C. §1182(f). Relying on... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

National Institute of Family and Life Advocates, d/b/a NIFLA, et al. v. Becerra Attorney General of California, et al. United States Supreme Court Building - Washington, D.C.

Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act (FACT Act) requires clinics that primarily serve pregnant women toprovide certain notices. Cal. Health & Safety Code Ann. §123470 et seq. (West 2018). Licensed clinics must notify women that California provides free or low-cost services, including abortions, and give them a phone number to call.Unlicensed clinics must notify women t... More...   $0 (06-26-2018 - DC)

Randy D. Pearce v. Chrysler Group, LLC Pension Plan Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Randy Pearce, a long-time employee of Chrysler Group LLC, was a participant in the Chrysler Group LLC Pension Plan (“Plan”).
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No. 17-1431 Pearce v. Chrysler Grp. LLC Pension Plan Page 2
Under the Plan’s terms, Pearce had earned an early retirement supplement, called “30-and-Out benefits.” He relied on the Summary Plan Document (“SPD”), provided by Chrysler to Plan participants, which ... More...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - MI)

Margaret Lawless v. Steward Health Care System, LLC District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

At its inception, this appeal
seemed to present a single question — albeit a novel one — about
how to interpret the Massachusetts Wage Act (the Wage Act). See
Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149, §§ 148, 150. But appearances can be
deceiving, cf. Aesop, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (circa 550
B.C.), and at oral argument, a threshold question emerged as to
the existence vel non of feder... More...
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Mary Catherine Collins v. Mednow Urgent Care Center, LLC Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Tulsa, OK - Mary Catherine Collins sued Mednow Urgent Care Center, LLC on a job discrimination theory.

Issues

For cases filed before 1/1/2000, ancillary issues may not appear except in the docket.

Issue # 1. Issue: DISCRIMINATION (DISCRIM)
Filed By: COLLINS, MARY CATHERINE
Filed Date: 07/28/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: MEDNOW U... More...
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Carol E. Wassmann v. South Orange County Community College District

Appeal from a judgment of the Superior Court of Orange County, Frederick
P. Aguirre, Judge. Affirmed. Request for Judicial Notice. Granted in part and denied in
part. Motion to strike Appellant’s opening brief. Denied.
Carol E. Wassmann, in pro. per., for Plaintiff and Appellant.
Walsh & Associates, Dennis J. Walsh and Matthew C. Wallin for
Defendants and Respondents South Oran... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - CA)

Joel Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, et al. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This appeal requires us to decide whether the District Court correctly refused to enjoin the defendant School District from allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that are consistent with the students’ gender identities as opposed to the sex they were determined to have at birth. The plaintiffs—a group of high school students who identify as being the same sex they were de... More...   $0 (06-22-2018 - PA)

Natasha Meeks v. Autozone, Inc

Plaintiff and appellant Natasha Meeks contends that she suffered sexual
harassment on the job. She brought suit against her employer, defendant and appellant
AutoZone, Inc. (AutoZone), and the alleged harasser, defendant and appellant Juan
Fajardo, pursuing claims of sexual harassment, failure to prevent sexual harassment, and
retaliation in violation of the Fair Employment and Hou... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - CA)

Michelle Dimanche v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, et al. District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Bay
Transportation Authority ("MBTA") appeals from the entry of a jury
verdict awarding over $2.6 million in damages to a black female
former employee who brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and Mass.
Gen. Laws ch. 151B, § 4. She alleges, inter alia, that her
supervisors at the MBTA conspired to terminate her employment
because of her race. The jury awarde... More...
   $0 (06-21-2018 - MA)

Kayla Doherty v. Merck & Co., Inc. The United States of America District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

Kayla Doherty became pregnant
while supposedly protected by a contraceptive implant manufactured
by Merck & Co., Inc. After she gave birth to a healthy child, she
brought this lawsuit against Merck, claiming that the implant
and/or its applicator were defective. She also sued the federal
government under the Federal Tort Claims Act, claiming that her
doctor at a federally-f... More...
   $0 (06-21-2018 - ME)

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

When a consumer purchases goods or services, theconsumer’s State often imposes a sales tax. This case requires the Court to determine when an out-of-stateseller can be required to collect and remit that tax. All concede that taxing the sales in question here is lawful. The question is whether the out-of-state seller can be held responsible for its payment, and this turns on a proper interpretation... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - SD)

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