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Roland Critchfield v. Blazin Wings, Inc., d/b/a Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

Roland Critchfield slipped and fell on the wet, soapy bathroom floor of a
Buffalo Wild Wings Bar & Grill (“Buffalo Wild Wings”) in Sandy, Utah.
Critchfield brought suit against Blazin Wings, Inc. (“Blazin”), the parent
company of Buffalo Wild Wings, asserting injuries he suffered in the slip-and-fall
*This order and judgment is not binding precedent except under the
doctrines o... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - UT)

WALTER REED vs. STATE OF IOWA and STATE OF IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

A federal statute known as Title VI states, “No person in the United States
shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation
in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or
activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” See 42 U.S.C. § 2000d (2015). A
federal report cited the Department of Transpo... More...
   $0 (07-19-2018 - IA)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- DOUGLAS EDWARD HADDIX

In 1995 Appellant was convicted of two counts of rape in violation of R.C. 2907.02, one count of felonious sexual penetration in violation of R.C. 2907.12, and one count of gross sexual imposition in violation of R.C. 2907.05. The jury acquitted appellant on one additional count of rape and the trial court dismissed a count of child endangering, a violation of R.C. 2919.22. Appellant appeale... More...   $0 (07-18-2018 - OH)

Jonathan Scarborough v. Federated Mutual Insurance Company District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

In 2014, Jonathan Scarborough was fired by his employer, Federated Mutual
Insurance Company. Scarborough sued, claiming that he was fired for engaging in
conduct that was protected by the Minnesota Whistleblower Act (MWA or the act).
Scarborough submitted evidence that he told his supervisors about an employee who
was stealing from Federated, and alerted them to potential consequen... More...
   $0 (07-18-2018 - MN)

United States of America v. Marq Vincent Perez Southern District of Texas Courthouse - Houston, Texas Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Houston, TX - Jury Convicts Texas Man of Hate Crime in the Burning of Victoria, Texas, Mosque

The Justice Department today announced that a federal jury in Victoria, Texas, has returned guilty verdicts on all counts as charged related to the 2017 burning of a local mosque. Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Ryan Pat... More...
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Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and Jill Meadows v. Kimberly K. Reynolds, ex rel State of Iowa and Iowa Board of Medicine SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

In this appeal, we must decide if the constitutional right of women to choose to terminate a pregnancy is unreasonably restricted by a statute that prohibits the exercise of the right for a period of seventy-two hours after going to a doctor. In making this decision, we recognize the continuing debate in society over abortion and acknowledge the right of government to reasonably regulate the const... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - IA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JOSE JIMENEZ

On June 3, 2015, Jose Jimenez was arrested in unlawful possession of a 2 bullet retrieved from his person following an attempted undercover firearms 3 purchase. Jimenez had agreed to drive Oscar Sanchez to the parking lot of a fast 4 food restaurant in the Bronx on June 3, 2015 in exchange for $40. Sanchez had 5 arranged to sell 20 handguns to a person who was, in fact, an undercover 6 detect... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
   $0 (07-15-2018 - MA)

United States of America v. Leaford George Cameron Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Phony Attorney Who Operated Fraudulent Multi-State Law Practice Sentenced to 12 Years in Federal Prison

Leaford George Cameron, 65, of Burlington, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release in connection with his operation of a fraudulent multi-state law practice. Cameron was convicted in February 2018, o... More...
   $0 (07-12-2018 - PA)

John McAdams v. Marquette University

APPEAL from a judgment and an order of the Circuit Court
for Milwaukee County, David A. Hansher, Judge. Reversed and
remanded.
¶1 DANIEL KELLY, J. Marquette University suspended a
tenured faculty member because of a blog post criticizing an
encounter between an instructor and a student. Dr. John McAdams
took exception to his suspension, and brought a claim against
the U... More...
   $0 (07-07-2018 - WI)

STATE OF IOWA vs. BION BLAKE INGRAM SUPREME COURT OF IOWA

At about 6:39 a.m. on October 30, 2015, a police officer pulled over Bion Ingram, who was driving on Highway 14 in Newton, Iowa. The officer had noticed the vehicle’s license plate was not illuminated as required. After speaking with Ingram, the officer also noticed the
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vehicle’s registration sticker did not match its license plate—the vehicle’s actual registration had expired in 2... More...
   $0 (07-03-2018 - IA)

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)

Lidia Karine Souza and D.F., a minor, v. Attorney General of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Chicago, IL - United States Magistrate Orders Attorney General To Return Child To His Mother

Lidia Karine Souza, individually and a the parent and next friend of her son, D.F., a minor, sued the Attorney General of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III, Secretary of DHS Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Immi... More...
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Peter Deppe v. National Collegiate Athletic Association Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

This case raises an antitrust chal-lenge to the NCAA’s1 “year in residence” rule, which re-quires student-athletes who transfer to a Division I college to
1 National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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wait one full academic year before they can play for their new school. A Division I football player filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the rule is an unlawful restrain... More...
   $0 (06-27-2018 - IN)

Robert M. Kowalski v. Shauna Boliker Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Robert Kowalski is dissatisfied with his
treatment by judges and sheriff’s personnel during his divorce
proceedings. He especially accuses an Illinois judge,
Shauna Boliker, of engaging in extrajudicial efforts designed
to prejudice the state court against him and in favor of her best
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friend, Kowalski’s wife. While Kowalski’s allegations are troubling,More...
   $0 (06-27-2018 - IL)

Jennifer DiPerna v. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Southern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Indianapolis, Indiana Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Jennifer DiPerna was a student pursuing a master’s degree in clinical psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a pri-vate, non-profit institution. After TCSPP disciplined DiPerna for posting an image to her personal Instagram account that TCSPP considered offensive, DiPerna filed this lawsuit alleg-ing breach of contract and negligence.
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The year af... More...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - IL)

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)

Flippo Leone and Anna Leone v. BMI Refractory Services, Inc. Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

This appeal concerns the duty of care a contractor owes to a third party under Michigan tort law. When a piece of scrap metal seriously injured Filippo Leone
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No. 17-1632 Leone, et al. v. BMI Refractory Servs., Inc. Page 2
while he was on the job, he sued the contractor that his employer had hired to clear the debris.
Sitting in diversity, the district court granted summary judgme... More...
   $0 (06-26-2018 - MI)

Megan Moore v. Apple Central, LLC Federal Courthouse Western District of Arkansas - Fayetteville, Arkansas

This is an interlocutory appeal under 28 U.S.C. § 1292(b) of an order of the
district court1 dismissing plaintiff Megan Moore’s (“Moore”) state law claims against
defendant Apple Central, LLC (“Apple Central”), as preempted by the remedial
1The Honorable P.K. Holmes, III, Chief Judge of the United States District
Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
provisions of the Emp... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - AR)

Daryl Sutula-Johnson v. Office Depot, Inc. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Plaintiff Daryl Sutula‐Johnson
sued her former employer, alleging that its changes to her
compensation for selling office furniture breached its contract
with her and violated the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection
Act. The district court granted summary judgment for the
employer. We affirm summary judgment for the employer on
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the claims for ... More...
   $0 (06-25-2018 - IL)

United States of America v. Gervais (Ken) Ngombwa Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Rwandan Genocide is one of the darkest chapters in human history. Over
the span of 100 days, an estimated 800,000 people died. At least a million more were
displaced. During and shortly after the tragedy, the United States admitted a limited
number of refugees from Rwanda with priority given to those who were in the most
danger. Among those admitted were Gervais (“Ken”) Ngombwa... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - IA)

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)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ARTURO LUCIANO RAMIREZ

Counsel questions whether the district court complied with Rule 11 in accepting
Ramirez’s guilty plea but does not identify any specific error committed during the plea
hearing. Because Ramirez did not move in the district court to withdraw his guilty plea,
we review this issue for plain error. United States v. Sanya, 774 F.3d 812, 815 (4th Cir.
2014). To establish plain err... More...
   $0 (06-22-2018 - NC)

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)

Jyll Brink v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. Northern District of Alabama Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

Jyll Brink appeals the district court’s dismissal of her putative class action complaint. She argues that the district court erred in determining that her state law claims for negligence and breach of contract against Raymond James and Associates, Inc. (“RJA”) were precluded under Title I of the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1998 (“SLUSA”), which prohibits class actions alleging s... More...   $0 (06-21-2018 - FL)

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