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Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc. v. James H. Watson

Chapter 707 of the transportation code authorizes local governments to implement photographic traffic signal enforcement systems, commonly referred to as red-light cameras, within their jurisdictions and to assess a civil penalty against the owner of a motor vehicle that runs through a red traffic light in
1See Tex. R. App. P. 47.4.
violation of the applicable traffic laws. See Tex. ... More...
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Facebook, Inc. v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, Lance Touchstone, Real Party in Interest

The issue whether a criminal defendant has a constitutional right to obtain social
media records from an electronic communication or remote computing service is
currently under review by the California Supreme Court in Facebook, Inc. v. Superior
Court (2015) 240 Cal.App.4th 203, review granted December 16, 2015, S230051
(Facebook I). In this case, we address the same issue knowing ... More...
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Jim Barrett v. Walker County School District Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Control the clock and control the game. Winning coaches in many sports have employed this strategy.1 And Plaintiff-Appellee Jim Barrett asserts that the lesson wasn’t lost on Defendant-Appellant Walker County School District, either. To speak at a Walker County Board of Education meeting, the District requires a member of the public to first go through a process that can consist of several steps. ... More...   $0 (10-02-2017 - GA)

Angel B. Calegon v. 2009 SWE, LLC Harris County Courthouse - Houston, Texas

Appellant, Angel B. Calegon, challenges the trial court’s rendition of summary judgment in favor of appellee, 2009 SWE, LLC, in her suit against it for breach of contract, wrongful foreclosure, and declaratory judgment. In three issues, Calegon contends that the trial court erred in considering certain summary-judgment
evidence and granting 2009 SWE summary judgment on her wrongful forec... More...
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Southern Bakeries, LLC v. National Labor Relations Board United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit - St. Louis, Missouri

Some production and sanitation employees of Southern Bakeries ("Southern"
or "company") attempted several times to end their representation by the Bakery,
Confectionary, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union, Local 111 ("union"). The National
Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") twice prevented union decertification
votes due to Southern's unfair labor practices that would have tain... More...
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Gregory Luce and Nicholas Newman v. Town of Campbell, Wisconsin and Tim Kelemen United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit - St. Louis, Missouri

Interstate 90 runs through
the Town of Campbell, Wisconsin. The speed limit on I-90 in
the Town is 65 miles per hour. Two streets and one pedestrian
overpass cross the highway within the Town. A traffic
survey in 2008 found that between 23,000 and 29,000 trucks
and cars pass through the Town on I-90 every day.
2 No. 15-2627
Gregory Luce and Nicholas Newman, two members ... More...
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Ann Marie Bergin v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC Eleventh Circuit - Elbert P. Tuttle Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

This appeal arises from an allegedly defective surgical mesh implant. The
question to be answered concerns whether under the Texas “discovery rule” a
claim accrues for purposes of starting the applicable statute of limitations period
when a plaintiff knows, or has reason to know, that there is a connection between
her injury and the defendant’s product or whether instead accrual (a... More...
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Richard Healy v. Cox Communications, Inc. United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Denver, Colorado

Cox Cable subscribers cannot access premium cable services—features such as
interactive program guides, pay-per-view programming, and recording or rewinding
capabilities—unless they also rent a set-top box from Cox. Dissatisfied with this
arrangement, a class of plaintiffs in Oklahoma City (“Plaintiffs”) sued Cox under the
antitrust laws. They alleged that Cox had illegally tied ca... More...
   $0 (09-20-2017 - OK)

Thomas Wartman v. United Food and Commercial United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit - St. Louis, Missouri

Thomas B. Wartman, Victoria’s Market, LLC; Glen Lake’s Market, LLC;
ART, LLC; and Thomas W. Wartman (Plaintiffs) filed suit under 29 U.S.C. § 187.
Plaintiffs alleged that United Food and Commercial Workers Local 653 (the Union)
had engaged in unfair labor practices, in violation of § 8(b)(4) of the National Labor
Relations Act (the Act), 29 U.S.C. § 158(b)(4). Plaintiffs appeal fro... More...
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United States of America v. Joseph Burhoe, a/k/a Jo Jo Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

This case involves an attempt
by the federal government to use the Hobbs Act to police the
activities of members of a labor union. Joseph Burhoe and John
Perry, who are union members, challenge the sufficiency of the
evidence of their convictions for, inter alia, extortion under the
Hobbs Act, as well as the jury instructions with respect to that
offense. The government att... More...
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David Martin v. Gonzaga University

David Martin sues his former employer, Gonzaga University, for
discharge in employment in violation of public policy and for a violation of a statute
allowing an employee access to his personnel file. We affirm a summary judgment
dismissal of the wrongful discharge claim. Martin fails to present evidence to support the
fourth element of the claim, that element being the absence of ... More...
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Linda Rubenstein v. The GAP, Inc.

Plaintiff and appellant Linda Rubenstein appeals from a
judgment entered after the trial court sustained the demurrer of
defendant and respondent The Gap, Inc. (Gap) without leave to
amend. The trial court found that Rubenstein could not state
claims under our state’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL),
Business and Professions Code section 17200 et seq.; False
Advertising Law (F... More...
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Belinda Skulason v. California Bureau of Real Estate

Belinda Skulason, a real estate salesperson, brought this action against the
California Bureau of Real Estate (Bureau) alleging that it wrongfully refused to remove
from its public website a document revealing that she had been convicted of three
misdemeanors. She asserted that the Bureau was required to remove the document
because the convictions, while valid when entered, were ev... More...
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William Eugene Thompson v. Phillip w. Parker, Warden

In 1986, Petitioner William Thompson, having served twelve
years of a life sentence for an unrelated murder for hire, killed his prison-farm supervisor, stole
his wallet, keys, and pocketknife, and fled. Thompson was captured at a bus station in
Madisonville, Kentucky, and charged with murder, robbery, and escape, for which he was tried
by jury and sentenced to death, twenty years,... More...
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Memorial Hermann Health System v. Samia Khalil, M.D.

After 40 years of employment at Memorial Hermann hospital, Dr. Samia Khalil sued Memorial Hermann Health System for defamation, tortious interference with an existing contract, conspiracy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Khalil, age 77, also sued for age discrimination. Memorial Hermann sought to dismiss several of her claims under summary dismissal procedures found in the Texas ... More...   $0 (08-08-2017 - TX)

In the Matter of the Application of Adrian Franklin Hatfield, a minor, for the Rights of Majority

Tulsa, OK - In the Matter of the Application of Adrian Franklin Hatfield, a minor, for the Rights of Majority

Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
Chapter 4 - Procedure to Confer Rights of Majority
Section 91 - District Court Authority

Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
Chapter 4 - Procedure to Confer Rights of Majority
Sectio... More...
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Global Tel*Link Corporation v. Securus Technologies, Inc.

Global Tel*Link Corporation (“GTL”) moved to dismiss a suit brought by Securus Technologies, Inc. (“Securus”) based on the provisions of the Texas Citizen’s Protection Act (“TCPA”). Securus responded asserting the commercial speech exception applied to its suit or, in the alternative, it had clear and convincing evidence to support the claims asserted. Following a hearing, the trial court denied G... More...   $0 (08-01-2017 - TX)

Gayle S. Cummings v. Jennifer Dessel

Defendants Jennifer Dessel and her daughter, Emily Seal, were half-owners of an
investment property; plaintiff Gayle S. Cummings owned the other half. After disputes
arose, Cummings sued seeking partition of the property. Following a bench trial, and
over the objection of Dessel and Seal, the court ordered partition of the property by the
appraisal method—that is, each half-owner c... More...
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State of Washington v. Tyree William Jefferson

Tyree Jefferson appeals his conviction for attempted first degree
murder, first degree assault, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Jefferson raises ten
issues on appeal, including: (1) the trial court erred in denying his Batson' challenge
after the State used a peremptory challenge to strike the only African American
venireperson, (2) the trial court violated the appearance of ... More...
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Liliana Espejo et al. v. The Copley Press, Inc.

Defendant The Copley Press, Inc., owner of the San Diego Union-Tribune
newspaper (collectively UT), appeals from a second amended and restated judgment (the
judgment) after a court trial in this class action brought by and on behalf of persons
whom UT formerly engaged as newspaper home delivery carriers (plaintiffs or carriers).
The main issue at trial was whether the carrie... More...
   $0 (07-09-2017 - CA)

State of Oklahoma v. Shannon James Kepler

Tulsa, OK - Third Mistrial Declared in Trial of Former Policeman Charged with Murder

The State of Oklahoma charged Shannon James Kepler with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: HM11, MURDER - FIRST DEGREE, in violation of 21 O.S. 701.7
Date of Offense: 08/05/2014
Party Name Disposition Information
Count # 2. Count as Filed: SWIK, SHOOTING WITH... More...
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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...
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In September 2011, Topeka police began investigating the death of Hachmeister's mother, whose body was found at her home where Hachmeister also lived. The police obtained six search warrants as the inquiry unfolded. The first five were for the homicide investigation and the sixth was to search Hachmeister's computers for child pornography. Officers recovered more than 100 pornographic images of ch... More...   $0 (06-21-2017 - KS)

Vladek Filler v. Mary Kellett, et al. United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Boston, Massachusetts

This appeal arises out of the
state prosecution of Vladek Filler in 2009. He was initially
indicted on five counts of gross sexual assault and two counts of
assault of his then-wife Ligia Arguetta Filler. After two trials
-- and two appeals to the Maine Law Court -- he was convicted only
of one misdemeanor assault count, which he is still challenging.
In the wake of these e... More...
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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)

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