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Tamara Baskin v. Hughes Realty, Inc.

In the underlying action for disability discrimination,
appellant Tamara Baskin alleged that respondent Hughes
Realty, Inc. (Hughes) violated the California Disabled
Persons Act (DPA) (Civ. Code, §§ 54-55.3.) by providing no
designated and accessible path of travel for persons with
disabilities within the parking lot of a grocery store.1
Sppecifically, she alleged that unde... More...
   $0 (07-13-2018 - CA)

ROBERT S. DAVIDSON v. THE UNITED STATES

Plaintiff fabricated a replica of the Statue of Liberty on the grounds of the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in 1996. He applied for and obtained a copyright for the replica in 2013, too late for the statutory presumption of validity. It is also undisputed that the Postal Service used a photograph of that work on a stamp released in December 2010 without permission or attribution ... More...   $0 (07-05-2018 - DC)

Gino Velez Scott v. United States of America Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Prosecutors are “servant[s] of the law” and should “prosecute with earnestness and vigor.” Berger v. United States, 295 U.S. 78, 88 (1935). But though the prosecutor “may strike hard blows, he is not at liberty to strike foul ones.” Id.
More than fifty years ago, Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83, 87 (1963), established that a prosecutor’s suppression of material evidence favorable to the accused... More...
   $0 (05-31-2018 - FL)

CHRIST'S LEGACY CHURCH v. TRINITY GROUP ARCHITECTS

Plaintiff originally filed suit against Defendants on January 31, 2011. However, the trial court dismissed Plaintiff's original petition without prejudice and, in January 2012, Plaintiff re-filed its petition. As stated above, Plaintiff asserted theories of breach of contract and negligence against Trinity. However, in March 2012, Trinity filed a motion to dismiss in which it argued, among other t... More...   $0 (04-21-2018 - OK)

State of Tennessee v. Derek Cullen Lee

The Defendant was indicted on February 1, 2017, on two counts of aggravated assault, four counts of reckless endangerment, one count of attempted aggravated burglary, and one count of vandalism. On March 24, 2017, the Defendant entered into a plea agreement with the State. The Defendant agreed to plead guilty to one count of reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm into an occupied habitat... More...   $0 (04-01-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Derek Cullen Lee

The Defendant was indicted on February 1, 2017, on two counts of aggravated assault, four counts of reckless endangerment, one count of attempted aggravated burglary, and one count of vandalism. On March 24, 2017, the Defendant entered into a plea agreement with the State. The Defendant agreed to plead guilty to one count of reckless endangerment by discharging a firearm into an occupied habitat... More...   $0 (03-28-2018 - TN)

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 - )

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