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City of Tulsa, Oklahoma v. Eric Deatherage, Estate of Robert Lau, Marvin King, et al.

Tulsa, OK - City of Tulsa, Oklahoma v. Eric Deatherage, Estate of Robert Lau, Marvin King, et al.

Filed Date: 04/07/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: BOARD OF COUNTY C... More...
   $0 (09-13-2017 - OK)

The City of Oklahoma City v. Roderick M. McNeal, et al.

Oklahoma City, OK - The City of Oklahoma City v. Roderick M. McNeal, et al.

Filed By: The City of Oklahoma City
Filed Date: 09/18/2013
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: McNeal, Roderick D Disposed: JUDGEMENT ENTERED, 08/16/2017. Judge
Date Code Description Count Party Amount
09-18-2013 TEX... More...
   $84000 (09-06-2017 - OK)

Jane Doe v. Etihad Airways, P.J.S.C. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

Plaintiff Jane Doe and her eleven-year-old daughter flew aboard
Etihad Airways from Abu Dhabi to Chicago. For the duration of the fourteen-hour journey,
Doe’s tray table remained open in her lap because a knob that was meant to hold it in place had
fallen to the floor. During the flight, Doe’s daughter found the knob on the floor and gave it to
Doe, who placed it in a seatback pock... More...
   $0 (09-06-2017 - MI)

United States of America v. Ravneet Singh Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Former Campaign Guru Ravneet Singh Sentenced for his Role in Laundering $600,000 in Foreign Money into 2012 San Diego Mayoral Election

Political consultant Ravneet Singh, former CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, was sentenced on August 31, 2017 to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for his role in funneling more than $600,000 in illegal foreign campaign... More...
   $0 (08-31-2017 - CA)

City of Edmond v. Rak Properties, Inc., et al.

Oklahoma City, OK - City of Edmond v. Rak Properties, Inc., Joey Knapp, Sembree Knapp, The First State Bank and Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners

Filed By: City of Edmond Oklahoma
Filed Date: 08/04/2016
Party Name Disposition Information
Plaintiff: City of Edmond Oklahoma Disposed: JUDGEMENT ENTERED, 08/29/2017. Ju... More...
   $87000 (08-29-2017 - OK)

Mercury Casualty Company v. City of Pasadena

In 2011, a storm brought hurricane-force winds to the City
of Pasadena (City), uprooting more than 2,000 trees. One of
those trees fell on the home of Sarah and Christopher Dusseault,
causing severe property damage. Before it fell, the tree stood in a
parkway that abuts the Dusseaults’ property. Although the City
owned the tree, there is no record of who planted it.
In 2012... More...
   $0 (08-25-2017 - CA)

Frank A. Trevino and Sidelia Trevino v. The City of Pearland

This appeal arises out of a dispute between a city and property owners in
connection with the city’s land acquisition. The owners of one piece of property
conveyed a portion of their property to the city for an agreed-upon price. When the
city and the property owners clashed over the amount the city would pay the owners
for expenses related to the relocation of their business, liti... More...
   $0 (08-24-2017 - TX)

Surfinder Foundation v. Martins Beach 1, LLC

Nestled in a cove, sheltered on the north and south by high cliffs, Martins Beach
lacks lateral land access.
The only practical route to Martins Beach is down a road,
known as Martins Beach Road, that leads from Highway 1 in San Mateo County to the
Appellants are two LLCs, Martins Beach 1, LLC and Martins Beach 2, LLC, that
purchased Martins Beach and adjacent ... More...
   $0 (08-14-2017 - CA)

City of Tulsa, Oklahoma v. Rick Sturner, et al.

Tulsa, OK - City of Tulsa, Oklahoma v. Rick Sturner, et al.

Issue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN)(Eminent Domain)
Filed Date: 05/09/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: AT&T COMMUNICATIONS EAST INC Disposed: OTHER, 08/10/2017. Judge
Defendant: AT&T CORPORATION Disposed: OTHER, 08/10/2017. Judge
Defendant: ... More...
   $0 (08-10-2017 - OK)

City of Bedford, Texas v. Apartment Association of Tarrant County, Inc.

The Apartment Association of Tarrant County, Inc. is a trade association
whose members include multifamily-property owners in Bedford, Texas. In this
suit, the Association is representing and advocating for its members’ interests by
seeking to protect them from what it alleges are excessive fees, too-frequent
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
inspections, and unlawful taxes impo... More...
   $0 (08-10-2017 - TX)

Robert Holmes v. Craig Cassel

Appellant Robert Holmes appeals from the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of appellee Craig Cassel. This suit began as a condemnation suit against Holmes, Cassel, and others regarding a tract of land in Houston. Proceeds from the condemnation sale were deposited into the registry of the court. Holmes
and Cassel filed cross-claims against each other, with each arguing that... More...
   $0 (08-08-2017 - TX)

United States of America v. Nicholas Abram Slatten

Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Evan Liberty
and Dustin Heard (“defendants”) were contractors with
Blackwater Worldwide Security (ABlackwater@), which in 2007
was providing security services to the United States State
Department in Iraq. As a result of Baghdad shootings that
injured or killed at least 31 Iraqi civilians, Slough, Liberty and
Heard were convicted by a jury of ... More...
   $0 (08-05-2017 - DC)

Miguel Medina Pastenes v. The State of Texas Third Court of Appeals, Austin, Texas Public lewdness

Pastenes’s application seeking habeas relief came more than 17 years after his
conviction. Despite completing two years of community supervision, Pastenes now contends that
he is suffering the consequences of his plea of guilty and that his liberty is restrained because he is
subject to removal from the United States.
Pastenes’s application states that he is a citizen of Mexico, t... More...
   $0 (07-16-2017 - TX)

Barbara Lynch v. California Coastal Commission

After winter storms damaged the seawall protecting their blufftop
properties, homeowners sought a permit from the California Coastal Commission
(Commission) to build a new seawall and repair their beach access stairway. The
Commission granted the permit subject to several mitigation conditions. The
owners filed an administrative mandate petition objecting to two conditions but
... More...
   $0 (07-12-2017 - CA)

City of Willis, Leonard Reed, in His Official Capacity as the (Mayor)of the City of Willis, James Nowak , in His Official Capacity as Chief of Police of the City of Willis, Hector Forestier, in His Official Capacity as City Manager of the City of Willis v. Luis Garcia, et al

This is an accelerated appeal of an interlocutory order denying a plea to the jurisdiction. See Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ann. § 51.014(a)(8) (West Supp. 2016); Tex. R. App. P. 28.1(a). Appellants, the City of Willis (the City), Leonard Reed in his official capacity as Mayor of the City, James Nowak in his official
capacity as Chief of Police of the City, and Hector Forestier in his of... More...
   $0 (07-06-2017 - TX)

In re: 650 Fifth Avenue and Related Properties

New York, NY - Manhattan Skycraper Owned In Part By Iran Can Be Seized

The United States and others sought a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York that property located at 650 Fifth Avenue was illegally owned and/or controlled the Iranian government and is subject to being seized.

18 U.S.C. §981. Civil forfeiture

(a)(1) The f... More...
   $0 (06-30-2017 - NY)

Helen Mining Company v. James E. Elliott, Sr.

The Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA) confers on coal workers generally the right to claim workers’ compensation benefits for disabilities arising out of coal dust exposure. 30 U.S.C. §§ 901–45. Typically, the burden of proof rests on the miner to establish each element necessary for entitlement to benefits. For miners who meet particular criteria, however, the BLBA provides that certain elements wil... More...   $0 (06-26-2017 - PA)

Edward Monroe, et al. v. FTS USA, LLC

Edward Monroe, Fabian Moore, and Timothy Williams brought this Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claim, on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, against their employers, FTS USA, LLC and its parent company, UniTek USA, LLC. FTS is a cable-television business for which the plaintiffs work or worked as cable technicians. The district court certified the case as an FLSA collective action,... More...   $0 (06-21-2017 - TN)

American Humanist Association, Inc. v. Douglas County School District RE-1 United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Denver, Colorado

Plaintiffs, families with children enrolled in the Douglas County School
District RE-1 (“DCSD”) and the American Humanist Association (“AHA”), filed this
action challenging various DCSD practices as violations of the Establishment Clause
and the Equal Access Act (“EAA”). They contend that DCSD has engaged in a
pattern and practice of promoting Christian fundraising efforts and perm... More...
   $0 (06-20-2017 - KS)

State of Oklahoma ex rel. Department of Transportation v. John D. Williams and Penny Williams

Claremore, OK - State of Oklahoma ex rel. Department of Transportation v. John D. Williams and Penny Williams

Issue # 1. Issue: CONDEMNATION (CONDEMN) (Eminent Domain)
Filed By:
Filed Date: 07/09/2014
Party Name Disposition Information
Defendant: Williams, John D Disposed: JUDGEMENT FOR DEFENDANT, 06/15/2017. Judge
Defendant: Williams, Penny Disposed: JUDGEMEN... More...
   $80000 (06-15-2017 - OK)


Because the argument in support of the validity of the stop of Orozco’s tractor-trailer is intertwined with the administrative scheme that Nevada has adopted to regulate commercial motor vehicles, we begin with a discussion of that regulatory scheme. The Nevada Legislature has charged the Nevada Transportation Authority with regulation of motor carriers such as the tractor-trailer driven by Orozc... More...   $0 (06-06-2017 - NV)

City of Rollingwood, Texas v. Owen Brainard and Sally Brainard

This case arises from flooding on property belonging to Owen and Sally Brainard
that the City of Rollingwood allegedly caused. The Brainards sued the City for an intentional
constitutional taking. The City filed a plea to the jurisdiction, and the trial court denied the plea.
In its sole appellate issue, the City contends that the trial court erred in denying its plea to the
jurisd... More...
   $0 (05-31-2017 - TX)

International Refugee Assistance Project v. Donald J. Trump

The question for this Court, distilled to its essential form, is whether the
Constitution, as the Supreme Court declared in Ex parte Milligan, 71 U.S. (4 Wall.) 2,
120 (1866), remains “a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace.” And if
so, whether it protects Plaintiffs’ right to challenge an Executive Order that in text speaks
with vague words of national security, ... More...
   $0 (05-25-2017 - )

The Tavern, L.L.C. and Sall, L.L.C. v. The Town of Alpine, Wyoming

[¶1] Appellants The Tavern, LLC and SALL, LLC sued the town of Alpine, asserting
several claims stemming from Alpine’s financing and construction of a new sewage
treatment facility. Appellants challenged the legality of the indebtedness Alpine incurred
for the project, alleging that the loans exceeded the constitutional and statutory debt
limitations imposed upon municipalities. Th... More...
   $0 (05-16-2017 - WY)


On September 21, 2011, three men approached Hugh Whitaker, an employee of a cash-intransit service, as he exited a CVS in Washington, D.C. One of the men drew a handgun and demanded the cash Whitaker had just picked up from the CVS. Whitaker drew his own handgun and they exchanged gunfire. Whitaker retreated into the CVS unharmed. The three other men, one of whom had been shot, fled the scene... More...   $0 (05-14-2017 - DC)

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