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United States of America v. Rebecca Frith Federal Courthouse - Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, AL - Former Controller Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Defrauding Fitness Company and Retail Store

A federal judge sentenced the former controller for a Birmingham-based fitness center franchise and a subsequent retail store to 1½ years in prison for defrauding the companies out of more than $100,000.

U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins sentenced R... More...
   $0 (06-27-2017 - AL)

Jaime A. Scher v. John F. Burke

In Gion v. City of Santa Cruz (1970) 2 Cal.3d 29, this court held that
private owners of certain coastal property who allowed the public to use the
property for recreational purposes over a period of years thereby impliedly
dedicated property rights to the public. In response to that decision, the
Legislature enacted Civil Code section 1009, which limits the circumstances in
wh... More...
   $0 (06-26-2017 - CA)

Jefferson County, Texas v. Victor Stines Jefferson County Courthouse - Beaumont, Texas

Appellant Jefferson County, Texas appeals from two orders of the trial court
denying its plea to the jurisdiction and granting appellee Victor Stines’s request for
a declaratory judgment and writ of mandamus to compel the County to submit to
arbitration. In five issues, the County argues that: (1) Stines failed to plead and prove
a valid waiver of the County’s immunity from suit; (... More...
   $0 (06-23-2017 - TX)

Whataburger, Inc., ET AL. v. Whataburger of Alice, LTD.

The underlying dispute arises out of a 1993 settlement agreement between Appellee Whataburger of Alice, Ltd. (“WOA”), and Appellants Whataburger, Inc.; CA Development LLC; CA Real Estate LLC; Cinco Aguilas LLC; Tres Aguilas Enterprises LLC; Tres Aguilas Management LLC; Whataburger International LLC; Whataburger Real Estate LLC; Whataburger Restaurants LLC; Whataburger Ventures, LLC; Whataburger Su... More...   $0 (06-23-2017 - )

Ryan DeKeyser, et al. v. ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Inc

Before us is an appeal by the defendant
(Waupaca for short) in a class action suit brought
against it in a federal district court in Wisconsin on behalf of
a number of the workers that it employs in six foundries that
manufacture ductile and gray cast iron parts for use in the
automotive and other industries. Four of the six foundries
are located in Wisconsin, and the remai... More...
   $0 (06-22-2017 - WI)

Jaime A. Scher v. John F. Burke

In Gion v. City of Santa Cruz (1970) 2 Cal.3d 29, this court held that
private owners of certain coastal property who allowed the public to use the
property for recreational purposes over a period of years thereby impliedly
dedicated property rights to the public. In response to that decision, the
Legislature enacted Civil Code section 1009, which limits the circumstances in
wh... More...
   $0 (06-19-2017 - CA)

Casiopea Bovet, LLC. v. John Chaing, as State Contoller, etc.

Casiopea Bovet, LLC (Casiopea) appeals a judgment on the pleadings granted in
favor of the California State Controller (Controller) on the basis Casiopea could not claim
escheated property under the Unclaimed Property Law (Code of Civ. Proc., § 1500 et
seq.)1 as an assignee of Financial Title Company (Financial Title) because Financial Title
was a suspended corporation (Rev. & Tax.... More...
   $0 (06-12-2017 - CA)

Safe Streets Alliance v. John W. Hickenlooper Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals - Denver, Colorado

These three appeals arise from two cases that concern the passage,
implementation, and alleged effects of Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution,
Colo. Const. art. XVIII, § 16. Amendment 64 repealed many of the State’s criminal and
civil proscriptions on “recreational marijuana,”1 and created a regulatory regime designed
to ensure that marijuana is unadulterated and taxed, and t... More...
   $0 (06-07-2017 - CO)

Arsenio Cordova v. Jill Cline, et al.

This dispute comes before the Court in relation to a malicious abuse of process
4 claim made by Taos school board member Arsenio Cordova (Cordova) against
5 eighteen members of an unincorporated citizens’ association (collectively,
6 Petitioners) following their efforts to remove Cordova from office under the Local
7 School Board Member Recall Act (Recall Act), NMSA 1978, §§ 22-7-1... More...
   $0 (05-26-2017 - NM)

Elma Garza Gonzalez v. Norma Garza Martinez, Ricardo Garza Gonzalez, Albino Garza Gonzalez, Hugo Garza Gonzalez, Danny Garza Gonzalez, Yesenia Quijana, Julio Cesar Garza Gonzalez and Raul Garza

Appellant Elma Garza Gonzalez was sued by her eight siblings for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and conversion in connection with the disposition of their
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late father’s assets. The trial court granted summary judgment against Elma,
awarding damages to her siblings and declaring void a gift of real property.
On appeal, Elma raises two issues, arguing that the court lacked subjec... More...
   $0 (05-23-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. David Staral Federal Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL - Former Owner of Chicago Rush Football Team Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Federal Prison for Concealing Debts in Bankruptcy Petition

The former owner of the Chicago Rush football franchise was sentenced today to more than three years in federal prison for concealing debts in his personal bankruptcy case and overstating his net worth when acquiring the football team.More...
   $0 (05-16-2017 - IL)

State of Ohio v. Benjamin Holliday Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals

The indictment arose out of a robbery at a Subway franchise located at the
Glenbryne Shopping Center in Toledo, Ohio, on November 15, 2014. Appellant was
identified as the perpetrator by the employees and through a surveillance video.
{¶ 3} In his first assignment of error, appellant argues that his conviction of
robbery is contrary to the manifest weight of the evidence and ... More...
   $0 (05-13-2017 - OH)

Prescription Health Network, LLC, and William M. Blackshear Jr., M.D. v. Toby R. Adams, Lisa B. Adams, and Adams Marketing Consulting, Inc. Denton County Texas Courthouse

Appellants Prescription Health Network, LLC (PHN) and William M.
Blackshear Jr., M.D. (collectively, the PHN Defendants) appeal from the trial
court’s judgment confirming an arbitration award in favor of Appellees Toby R.
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
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Adams, Lisa B. Adams, and Adams Marketing Consulting, Inc. (AMC)
(collectively, the Adams Plaintiffs). We affirm.
I. Fact... More...
   $0 (04-20-2017 - TX)

Deborah Shaw v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County

This case presents two issues: (1) Is a trial court ruling denying a request
for a jury trial in a civil action subject to review prior to trial by a petition for an
extraordinary writ or may such a ruling be reviewed only by appeal after trial?
and (2) Is there a right to a jury trial in a health care facility whistleblower action
for retaliatory termination brought pursuant to He... More...
   $0 (04-13-2017 - )

Nick Dow Boatman v. Jennifer Erin Boatman

¶1 The dispositive question presented is whether the Appellant, a joint custodian but not the primary physical custodian of the parties' minor child, can invoke the statutory relocation provisions. We hold that she cannot. We remand the cause for the trial court to hold a hearing within 30 days of the date that this opinion is filed to determine the primary physical custodian of the parties' minor... More...   $0 (04-04-2017 - OK)

The People v. Giovanni Gonzales

In 2014, Proposition 47 created the new crime of “shoplifting,” defined as
entering an open commercial establishment during regular business hours with the
intent to commit “larceny” of property worth $950 or less. (Pen. Code, § 459.5,
subd. (a).) This provision is related to the general burglary statute, which also
applies to an entry with intent to commit “larceny” or any felony.... More...
   $0 (03-24-2017 - )

Estate of William J. Burford v. Accounty Practice Sales, Inc. and Gary L. Holmes

Defendant Accounting Practice
Sales (APS) terminated its brokerage contract with William
Burford after he failed, in his exclusive territory for APS, to
meet his minimum yearly sales volume for four consecutive
years. Burford sued. APS defended on the grounds that Burford
failed to meet his sales requirement and that his contract
was terminable at will. The case was tried a... More...
   $0 (03-13-2017 - IL)

In the Matter of: Lisa Ann Galaz

Appellants Raul Galaz (“Raul”) and Segundo Suenos, LLC1 appeal the
district court’s judgment awarding actual and exemplary damages to debtor
Lisa Ann Katona, formerly known as Lisa Galaz (“Lisa”). We AFFIRM the
judgment of the district court.
1 “Segundo Suenos” was likely formed with the intention of reading “Segundo Sueños,”
which is Spanish for “Second Dreams.” This opinion w... More...
   $0 (03-13-2017 - TX)

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)

Dorene Florie v. Craig Reinhart

Plaintiff/appellee Craig Reinhart, individually and derivatively as a
shareholder and director of Custom Advanced Connections, Inc. (CAC), sued
defendant/appellant Dorene Florie on February 6, 2015. The trial court issued a
temporary injunction in Reinhart’s favor on July 27, 2016, and Florie brought this
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interlocutory appeal. See TEX. CIV. PRAC. & REM. CODE § 51... More...
   $0 (03-02-2017 - TX)

Meseret Ayele D/B/A Mae Solutions, LLC v. Jani-King of Houston, Inc.

This is an appeal from a post-answer default summary judgment, granted after
the trial court reset the submission date for consideration of the motion for summary
judgment, but neither it nor the moving party sent notice of the new submission date.
The non-movant moved for a new trial, submitting an affidavit that its failure to


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respond to the motion fo... More...
   $0 (02-28-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. William James Davis

Minneapolis, MN - Jordan Davis Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Steal Money from Community Action of Minneapolis - Davis took more than $140,000 in payments for no-show job

JORDAN JAMES DAVIS, 36, to 24 months in prison for conspiring with his father, WILLIAM JAMES DAVIS, to steal funds from Community Action of Minneapolis (CAM). JORDAN DAVIS was convicted on June 28, 20... More...
   $0 (01-26-2017 - MN)

Beck Chevrolet Co., Inc. v. General Motors, LLC

15 The plaintiff, a motor vehicle dealer, appeals from a July 13, 2012, order

16 granting summary judgment to the defendant, a motor vehicle manufacturer,

17 and a September 30, 2013, final judgment denying the plaintiffʹs two remaining

18 claims, both entered by the United States District Court for the Southern District

19 of New York (Alvin K. Hellerstein... More...
   $0 (01-01-2017 - NY)

PARKVIEW ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

This is an important case resting at the intersection of the Bankruptcy Code and Medicare law. It
concerns the efforts of the Parkview Adventist Medical Center ("Parkview") in Brunswick, Maine, which filed for bankruptcy on June 16, 2015, to use the Bankruptcy Code to challenge the actions of appellee United States, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS"), in terminating... More...
   $0 (11-29-2016 - ME)

JOSEPH TATNEY V. CITY OF DERIDDER, ET AL

This case is premised on a vehicular accident that occurred when a van that was owned by the City collided with another vehicle. At the time of the accident, the vehicle was operated by Roger Benoit, a State employee. The plaintiff, Joseph Tatney, an inmate at the Vernon Parish Detention Center, was a passenger in the van and suffered injury to his neck and back.
Mr. Benoit was transporting Mr... More...
   $0 (11-17-2016 - LA)

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