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Robert Law v. Ronald Zemp Oregon Supreme Court Building - Eugene, Oregon

This review proceeding arises out of a post-judgment
order charging a judgment debtor’s interests in four limited
partnerships and a limited liability company to satisfy the
judgment creditor’s judgment against him. The charging
order was issued over the limited partnerships’ and limited
liability company’s objections that ancillary provisions
included in the charging order... More...
   $0 (01-11-2018 - OR)

STATE OF LOUISIANA Vs. ELTON WILLIAMS State of Louisiana Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit

David Mejia, Nelson Mejia, and the decedent1 were repairing an automobile
when Elton Williams approached asking for a cigarette. Mr. Williams then
allegedly brandished a gun and demanded their money. A struggle ensued, and the
decedent was shot and killed. David and Nelson detained Mr. Williams until
police arrived.
Mr. Williams was charged with two counts of armed robbe... More...
   $0 (12-26-2017 - LA)

Los Angeles Conservancy v. City of West Hollywood, Charles Company, Real Parties in Interest

Los Angeles Conservancy (Conservancy) petitioned
the superior court for a writ of mandate to compel the City of
West Hollywood (the City) to set aside the City’s approval of a real
estate development project known as “the Melrose Triangle” project.
The Conservancy argues that the environmental impact report
(EIR) was flawed in its analysis of alternatives to the project, theMore...
   $0 (12-22-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Joel Zweig Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco

San Francisco, CA - New York Attorney Sentenced To Over Four And A Half Years In Prison For Obstruction Of Justice And Perjury

Joel Zweig, an attorney who resides in New York, was sentenced to 56 months in prison for obstruction of justice and perjury, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett, and U.S. Posta... More...
   $0 (12-20-2017 - CA)

John Barna v. Board of School Directors of the Panther Valley School District Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Plaintiff John Barna filed a lawsuit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that the Panther Valley School Board (“School Board” or “Board”) and several of its officials violated his First Amendment rights by categorically banning him from
attending Board meetings after he was threatening and disruptive on several occasions. The Board and the individual officials moved for summary judgment. The Distr... More...
   $0 (12-13-2017 - PA)

Derrick Allen v. Envirogreen Landscape Professionals, Inc.

Derrick Allen appeals the summary judgment dismissal of his retaliation claim based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., and the denial of his motion for reconsideration of the judgment. For the following reasons, we AFFIRM.
* Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent e... More...
   $0 (11-28-2017 - LA)

LAKEWOOD PROPERTY OWNERS' ASSOCIATION AND MARK HARRIS SAMUELS V. KYLE SMITH AND CHRISTINE SMITH

This case comes before us after extensive litigation and for the second time
on appeal. The record from the first appeal reveals that the Appellants‟ submitted
their plans to build their carport to the LPOA Architectural Review Committee
(ARC),1 who rejected the plans for failure to comply with the LPOA building
restrictions. Specifically, the Building Restrictions req... More...
   $0 (11-24-2017 - LA)

Dufort v. City of New York, et al. 


Plaintiff-appellant Ryan Dufort appeals from a memorandum and order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Steven M. Gold, M.J.)2 granting summary judgment to the defendants, the City of New York and New York City police officers Joseph Marotta, Jae Shim, Thomas Conforti, and William Schmittgall (collectively, “Defendants”), on Dufort's claims under 42 U.S.C... More...
   $0 (11-24-2017 - NY)

RYAN DUFORT v.  CITY OF NEW YORK, JOSEPH MAROTTA, JAE SHIM, THOMAS CONFORTI,  WILLIAM SCHMITTGALL, and JOHN and JANE DOES 1 through 10 United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Dufort’s suit stems from his arrest and prosecution in New York 12 state court on charges of murder in the second degree and 13 manslaughter in the first degree that resulted in his acquittal by a 14 jury. On this appeal, we take the facts, most of which are not in 15 dispute, in the light most favorable to the plaintiff. See Taggart v. 16 Time Inc., 924 F.2d 43, 46 (2d Cir. 1991). 17 I. The Attac... More...   $0 (11-03-2017 - NY)

Ryan Dufort v. City of New York Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

25 Plaintiff‐appellant Ryan Dufort appeals from a memorandum
26 and order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District
4 No. 16‐1715‐cv
of New York (Steven 1 M. Gold, M.J.)2 granting summary judgment to
2 the defendants, the City of New York and New York City police
3 officers Joseph Marotta, Jae Shim, Thomas Conforti, and William
4 Schmitt... More...
   $0 (10-27-2017 - NY)

David Ganek v. David Leibowitz, et al. Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

In this Bivens action, plaintiff David Ganek, a co‐founding
partner of investment fund Level Global Investors (“LG”), sues the
named agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and
federal prosecutors in the United States Attorney’s Office for the
Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) for alleged violations of
his Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights in procuring ... More...
   $0 (10-17-2017 - NY)

David Ganek v. David Leibowitz, et al. Second Circuit Court of Appeals - New York, New York

In this Bivens action, plaintiff David Ganek, a co‐founding
partner of investment fund Level Global Investors (“LG”), sues the
named agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and
federal prosecutors in the United States Attorney’s Office for the
Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) for alleged violations of
his Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights in procuring ... More...
   $0 (10-17-2017 - NY)

RSB Vineyards, LLC v. Bernard A. Orsi

This is a breach of warranty action in the absence of a warranty. Plaintiff RSB
Vineyards, LLC (RSB) purchased a vineyard jointly owned by the four defendants,
including a residence that defendants had renovated and converted into a wine tasting
room. RSB later learned that the renovated residence was structurally unsound for
commercial use and was forced to demolish it.
In res... More...
   $0 (09-29-2017 - CA)

United States of America v. Ben Leske Western District of Washington Federal Courthouse - Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma, WA - Final Defendant Sentenced in Pierce Commercial Mortgage Fraud Investigation - Fifteen Defendants ranging from VP to Loan Officers Sentenced for Fraud that Resulted in Bank Collapse

The final defendant in a long running investigation of mortgage fraud at Pierce Commercial Bank was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Betw... More...
   $0 (09-15-2017 - WA)

Levco Construction, Inc. v. Cleveland Construction, Inc., Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest, L.P.

Levco Construction, Inc. (“Levco”) sued Cleveland Construction, Inc. (“CCI”) and Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain/Southwest L.P. (“Whole Foods”) for claims arising out of its role as a subcontractor on a construction project to build a Whole Foods store in Houston, Texas (“the Project”). CCI and Whole Foods also asserted claims against each other and Levco. Following a bench trial, the trial cour... More...   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

Dow Roofing Systems, LLC v. Great Commission Baptist Church and Chamberlin Dallas, LLC f/k/a Chamberlin Dallas, Ltd. d/b/a Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing f/k/a Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Ltd.

COURT OF APPEALS
SECOND DISTRICT OF TEXAS
FORT WORTH
NO. 02-16-00395-CV
DOW ROOFING SYSTEMS, LLC APPELLANT
V.
GREAT COMMISSION BAPTIST APPELLEES
CHURCH AND CHAMBE... More...
   $0 (08-03-2017 - TX)

United State of America v. David Wildstein Federal Courthouses In New Jersey

Newark, NJ - Former Port Authority Official Sentenced for His Role in Scheme to Punish Fort Lee Mayor for Not Endorsing Governor’s Re-Election

A former official of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was sentenced July 12, 2017 to three years’ probation for using the authority’s resources to facilitate and conceal the cause of traffic problems in Fort Lee, New Jersey, to punish ... More...
   $0 (07-13-2017 - NJ)

Lakeside Village Homeowners Association, Inc., Principal Management Group of North Texas, and Principal Management Group, Inc. v. Alfred "Corky" Belanger and Michael Drennan

This appeal arises from two townhome duplex owners, Alfred “Corky” Belanger and Michael Drennan, who brought breach of contract, trespass, negligence, and diversion of water claims against their homeowners association and its management company.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
Lakeside Village
Lakeside Village is a gated townhome community comprised of 498 units by a lake in Rockwall... More...
   $0 (06-17-2017 - TX)

Buccaneer Construction, L.L.C. v. Yale Scott and Leslie Scott Galveston County Texas Courthouse - Galveston, Texas

When plans to remodel an attic space could not meet city requirements, Leslie and Yale Scott sued Buccaneer Construction LLC for the return of their construction deposit. Buccaneer counterclaimed for breach of contract. The Scotts prevailed at a bench trial, and the trial court awarded them their deposit and
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attorney’s fees. Buccaneer appeals, contending that the trial court lacked juris... More...
   $0 (04-23-2017 - )

Mitchell J. Stein v. Axis Insurance Company

In 2007, Heart Tronics, Inc., a medical device company,
purchased directors and officers liability insurance policies from
AXIS Insurance Company (AXIS) and Houston Casualty
Company (HCC). The AXIS policy has been exhausted.
Under the HCC policy, HCC agreed to pay defense
expenses incurred by Heart Tronics’s officers and directors, and
individuals serving in functionally eq... More...
   $0 (04-07-2017 - )

United States of America v. Deric Lostutter

Lexington, KY - Winchester Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Illegally Hacking Into Website And Lying To Federal Agents

A Winchester, Ky., man, who previously admitted to hacking and taking control of a high school sports website, to gain publicity for his online identity and harass and intimidate the website owner and others, has been sentenced to 24 months in federal prison.

U.S. ... More...
   $0 (03-08-2017 - KY)

Elness Swenson Graham Architects, Inc.; Cross-Appellants, RLJ II-C Austin Air, LP; RLJ II-C Austin Air Lessee, LP; and RLJ Lodging Fund II Acquisitions, LLC v. RLJ II-C Austin Air, LP; RLJ II-C Austin Air Lessee, LP; and RLJ Lodging Fund II Acquisitions, LLC // Cross-Appellee, Elness Swenson Graham Architects, Inc.

Appellant Elness Swenson Graham Architects, Inc. (Elness) appeals from a final
judgment in favor of appellees RLJ II-C Austin Air, LP; RLJ II-C Austin Air Lessee, LP; and RLJ
Lodging Fund II Acquisitions, LLC (collectively, RLJ). RLJ also filed a cross-appeal against Elness.
Elness raises five issues on appeal, challenging RLJ’s right to bring suit for breach of contract, the
trial... More...
   $0 (03-08-2017 - )

Amberwood Development, Inc. v. Swann's Grading, Inc.

¶1 Appellant Swann’s Grading, Inc. (“Swann’s”) challenges the
trial court’s judgment obligating it to indemnify Appellee Amberwood
Development, Inc. (“Amberwood”) for damages stemming from a series of
construction defect claims. Swann’s also challenges the trial court’s defense
costs and attorneys’ fees awards. We affirm for the reasons set forth below.
FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HIS... More...
   $0 (02-23-2017 - AZ)

United States of America v. Robert Bandfield and Gregg R. Mulholland

Brooklyn, NY - Architect Of Offshore Fraud Haven And Orchestrator Of More Than 40 Pump And Dump Schemes Sentenced To 6 And 12 Years In Prison, Respectively, For Executing A $250 Million Money Laundering Scheme

Defendants Used Shell Companies in Belize and the West Indies to Facilitate Numerous Fraud Schemes, Including the Manipulation of Cynk Technology Corp (CYNK)

Robert Bandfie... More...
   $0 (02-07-2017 - NY)

United States of America v. Silverstein Properties, Inc.

New York, NY - Manhattan U.S. Attorney Files Civil Rights Suit And Enters Settlement With Real Estate Developer To Enhance Accessibility At Three Buildings With More Than 2,400 Rental Apartments

SILVERSTEIN PROPERTIES, INC. (“SILVERSTEIN PROPERTIES”) and two of its affiliates, River Place I, LLC and River Place II Holding, LLC, by consent decree. Under the settlement, SILVERSTEIN PROPERTI... More...
   $0 (01-17-2017 - NY)

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