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Union of Medical Marijuana Patients, Inc. v. City of San Diego, California Coastal Commission, Real Party in Interest




The California Environmental Quality Act, Public
Resources Code sections 21000 et seq. (CEQA), applies to
“projects,” a term defined by statute. In general, a project is an
activ... More...
   $0 (08-20-2019 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. DAVID G. LUNDBERG and MICHAEL L. ELZUFON






Lundberg and Elzu... More...
   $0 (07-25-2019 - KS)

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform v. Karen Smith

Health and Safety Code section 1418.8 (section 1418.8) sets forth procedures to be
followed for nursing home residents who lack capacity to make their own health care
decisions. Most of the affected residents are elderly, many are poor, and all may be
described as “unbefriended” in the sense they are without family members, friends or
other legal surrogates to make health care deci... More...
   $0 (07-23-2019 - CA)

Oxford Preparatory Academy v. Chino Valley Unified School District

This appeal arising from a mandamus action in the superior court presents novel
issues regarding the proper scope of judicial review of a school district's decision to deny
a petition to renew a charter school. Below, the trial court concluded it had to apply an
extremely deferential standard of review because it believed the governing board of the
Chino Valley Unified School Distr... More...
   $0 (07-14-2019 - CA)

Demetrius Crump v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, The People, Real Parties in Interest

This case has its origin in a leak of natural gas from a
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) storage facility in
Aliso Canyon, adjacent to the residential community of Porter
Ranch, that began on October 23, 2015. The gas leak continued for
months, causing damage to thousands of residents of the area, and
generated a great deal of litigation. In addition to civil lawsuit... More...
   $0 (07-10-2019 - CA)

Angie Christensen v. Will Lightbourne, as Director, etc.

We granted review to decide whether a household
member’s income that is used to pay child support for a child
living in another household counts as income “reasonably
anticipated” to be “received” by the paying household within the
meaning of Welfare and Institutions Code section 11265.2 for
purposes of determining eligibility for state welfare benefits.
The California Depa... More...
   $0 (07-09-2019 - CA)

American Legion, et al. v. American Humanists Association, et al.





Since 1925, the Bladensburg Peace Cross (Cross) has stood as a tribute to 49 area soldiers who gave their lives in the First World War. Eighty-nine years after the dedi-cation of the Cross, respondents filed this lawsuit, claim-ing that they are offended by the... More...
   $0 (06-20-2019 - MD)

Dorian Johnson v. City of Ferguson, Missouis; Thomas Jackson; Darren Wilson




In Johnson v. City of Ferguson, 864 F.3d 866 (8th Cir. 2017), a panel of our
court affirmed the district court’s ruling that Dorian Johnson had alleged sufficient
facts to state 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claims of unlawful seizure and the use of excessive
fo... More...
   $0 (06-17-2019 - MO)

In re Anthony Maurice Cook, Jr., on Habeas Corpus

In People v. Franklin (2016) 63 Cal.4th 261 (Franklin), the
defendant committed a murder at age 16, was tried as an adult
and given a sentence of 50 years to life. He challenged the
sentence as a violation of the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel
and unusual punishment. While his appeal was pending, the
Legislature enacted Penal Code1
sections 3051 and 4801 to
provide a par... More...
   $0 (06-05-2019 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO v. ANTHONY HAYNESWORTH


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Defendant-appellant, Anthony Haynesworth (“Haynesworth”),
appeals the trial court’s denial of his motion to s... More...
   $0 (05-24-2019 - OH)

Mary Ann Murray v. BEJ Minerals, LLC




Upon a vote of a majority of the non-recused active
judges, we granted rehearing en banc in Murray v. BEJ
Minerals, LLC, 908 F.3d 437 (9th Cir. 2018) (“Murray II”),
to determine whether dinosaur fossils are part of the surface
estate or the mineral estate u... More...
   $0 (05-20-2019 - MT)

Patrick Barber v. The California State Personnel Board, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Real Party in Interest

This is plaintiff and appellant Patrick Barber’s second appeal in this case and
raises an issue of first impression.
Upon remand from Barber’s first appeal (Barber I),
defendant and respondent, the California State Personnel Board (SPB), awarded Barber a
lump sum back pay award, which resulted in Barber incurring increased income tax
liability. SPB denied Barber’s motion for r... More...
   $0 (05-18-2019 - CA)

Stephen Hamer v. City of Trinidad




Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) mandates that “no
qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded
from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities
of a public ent... More...
   $0 (05-15-2019 - CO)

Apple Inc. v. Robert Pepper




In 2007, Apple started selling iPhones. The next year, Apple launched the retail App Store, an electronic store where iPhone owners can purchase iPhone applicationsfrom Apple. Those “apps” enable iPhone owners to sendmessages, take photos, watch videos, buy clothes, order food, arrang... More...
   $0 (05-14-2019 - DC)

Keith Carroll v. Northwest Federal Credit Union





Keith Carroll appeals from the district court’s dismissal, for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and for failure to state a claim, of his claim seeking injunctive relief under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12181-12189 (2012). Because we agree that Ca... More...
   $0 (05-13-2019 - VA)

Michael B. Burch v. Certainteed Corporation


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Plaintiffs Michael and Cindy Burch sued defendant CertainTeed Corporation, an
asbestos-cement (A/C) pipe manuf... More...
   $0 (05-13-2019 - CA)

Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. David Bernhardt; United States Department of Land Management





In this case, we are asked to decide whether the Bureau of Land Management
violated the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and the National
Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in granting more than 300 applications for permits
to drill horizontal, multi-stage... More...
   $0 (05-07-2019 - NM)

Brenda Smith v. Aroostook County





In considering the defendants' appeal of
a preliminary injunction entered by the district court, we will
set aside the ruling only if the court clearly erred in assessing
the facts, misapprehended the a... More...
   $0 (05-01-2019 - ME)

Tanimura & Antle Fresh Foods, Inc. v. Salinas Union High School District




In this appeal we consider whether a school district acted reasonably in imposing
school impact fees on a new residential development project intended to house adult
seasonal farmworkers employed by the company. The trial court found that there was no
reasonable relationshi... More...
   $0 (04-27-2019 - CA)

James Todd Beacon and Dara Beason v. I.E. Miller Services, Inc.




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¶1 At issue is the constitutionality of a legislative enactment--23 O.S. 2011 § 61... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - OK)

Margaret Summers v. Martine Colette


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While serving as a director of a nonprofit public benefit
corporation called Wildlife Waystation, Margaret Summers filedMore...
   $0 (04-16-2019 - CA)

State of New Jersey v. Ibnmauric Anthony, a/k/a Ibnmaurice Anthony and Ibnmaurice Rasha Anthony








T... More...
   $0 (04-14-2019 - NJ)

John Doe v. Federal Election Commission

This is an appeal from the decision of the district court reftising to enjoin the Federal
Election Commission from releasing information identifying a
trust and its trustee in connection with a misreported federal
campaign contribution. Doe v. FEC, 302 F. $upp. 3d 160
(D.D.C. 201$).
Plaintiffs — the trust and its trustee — appear incognita as
John Doe 2 and John Doe 1. They... More...
   $0 (04-12-2019 - DC)

STATE OF OHIO v. LAMAR L. CARTLIDGE








Defendant-appellant, Lamar L. Cartlidge (“C... More...
   $0 (04-09-2019 - OH)

Blair Davis-Carett v. Urban Outfitters, Inc.; Anthropologie, Inc.





Appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the
Southern District of New York, Thomas P. Griesa, Judge, dismissing plaintiff's claims
of retaliation and hostile-work-environment discrimination, in violation of the Age
Discrimination in ... More...
   $0 (04-08-2019 - NY)

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