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Herman N. Nunes v. HIE Holdings, Inc. Federal Courthouse - Honolulu, Hawaii

In 2008, Congress enacted the ADA Amendments Act
(“ADAAA”), which broadened the definition of disability
under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”),
42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq. As relevant to this appeal, the
ADAAA expanded the scope of the ADA’s “regarded-as”
definition of disability. We have not opined on this issue
in the ten years since the ADAAA was enacted and s... More...
   $0 (09-19-2018 - HI)

STATE OF MONTANA v. ADAM HATFIELD

On the evening of November 28, 2008, Matt Hatfield (Matt) dropped off a friend
after a day of hunting. Laterthat night, hespoke with his ex-wifeon the phone. There are
no credible accounts of anyone seeing or speaking with Mattafter that day.
¶4 Although it was not unusual for Matt to be out of contact for a few days, his absence
stretched into weeks, and friends and family m... More...
   $0 (09-18-2018 - MT)

Richard Sander v. State Bar of California

Appellants and petitioners Richard Sander and the First Amendment Coalition
(Petitioners) challenge the trial court’s denial of their petition for writ of mandate seeking
to obtain information from the State Bar of California’s bar admissions database.
Specifically, Petitioners seek individually unidentifiable records for all applicants to the
California Bar Examination from 1972 t... More...
   $0 (09-16-2018 - CA)

Miranda Petithory-Metcalf v. State of Iowa

On November 28, 2013, Juan Carlos Chavarria got drunk and broke some
bottles in the apartment he shared with Irvan Alfaro-Hernandez (Alfaro). Petithory,
who was a friend of Alfaro’s, came into the apartment and got mad, stating,
“nobody disrespect this homie’s apartment.” Petithory confronted Chavarria and
they began shouting at each other. Petithory told Chavarria, “You don... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - IA)

State of Iowa v. Saivon Isaiah McGruder

The district court convicted Saivon McGruder of robbery in the first degree
and theft in the first and third degrees. The district court sentenced McGruder to
concurrent terms of incarceration for each offense. McGruder challenges these
convictions on appeal, contending the district court erred in denying his motion for
substitute counsel and his convictions must be vacated a... More...
   $0 (09-15-2018 - IA)

DAVID EUGENE MADDOX vs. STATE OF IOWA MoreLaw Suites - The Best Place In Tulsa To Practice Law

We previously stated the facts of this case on Maddox’s first appeal:
[Maddox], co-defendant Jeremy Gibler, and the victim were riding around together on December 17, 2009, after having spent time together drinking at the home of Gibler’s aunt and then going to the home of a person [Maddox] knew. [Maddox] was driving, Gibler was in the back seat, and the victim was in the passenger’s seat. ... More...
   $0 (09-14-2018 - IA)

STATE OF OHIO v. DAWUD SPAULDING

In the early morning of December 15, 2011, Mr. Spaulding shot and paralyzed
Patrick Griffin while he was leaving a house on Grant Street. Merely hours later, Mr. Spaulding
shot and killed both Erica Singleton and Ernie Thomas outside of the same house. Mr.
Spaulding was arrested the following day. After a jury trial, Mr. Spaulding was convicted of two
counts of aggravated mu... More...
   $0 (09-12-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Salmen Hernandez-Ayala United States District Court for the District of Vermont

Burlington, VT - Mexican Man Sentenced for Alien Smuggling

Salmen Hernandez-Ayala, 48, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced on September 10, 2018 in United States District Court in Burlington for transporting three illegal aliens within the United States. United States District Judge Christina Reiss sentenced Hernandez-Ayala to time served. Hernandez-Ayala has been in custody since his ar... More...
   $0 (09-10-2018 - VT)

State of Vermont V. Jeremy R. Amidon Lewd or lascivious conduct with a child

In October 2013, defendant was charged with a single count of lewd or lascivious conduct with a child, second offense, for touching the vaginal area of his daughter C.A. sometime between July 2005 and July 2007. Prior to trial the State notified the defense of its intent to introduce evidence of prior bad acts, including that defendant was physically and emotionally 2 abusive toward C.A. and... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - CT)

Richard Sander v. State Bar of California

Appellants and petitioners Richard Sander and the First Amendment Coalition
(Petitioners) challenge the trial court’s denial of their petition for writ of mandate seeking
to obtain information from the State Bar of California’s bar admissions database.
Specifically, Petitioners seek individually unidentifiable records for all applicants to the
California Bar Examination from 1972 t... More...
   $0 (09-07-2018 - CA)

Brittany Harris v. Kimberly Klase Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Covington, Kentucky

Seventeen-year-old Brittany Harris was a passenger in her family’s minivan when it was pulled over by police officers in Erlanger, Kentucky. Later,
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No. 17-6051 Harris v. Klare Page 2
Officer Kimberly Klare was summoned to escort Harris to a nearby restroom and, while doing so, searched her in allegedly inappropriate and unlawful ways. Harris brought suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claim... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - KY)

Derrick Bunkley v. City of Detroit, Michigan Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

In this interlocutory appeal from the denial of the defendants’ motion for summary judgment, the defendants appeal several rulings, one of which concerns qualified immunity. We AFFIRM in part and DISMISS in part.
I.
Detroit Police arrested Derrick Bunkley on a charge of attempted murder, the State of Michigan prosecuted him, and a jury convicted him. But Bunkley was innocent. When the conv... More...
   $0 (09-06-2018 - MI)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KURT L. MALLORY (17-3500); MARGARET L. MCKNIGHT (17-3537); SUSAN M. PIOCH (17-3538),

Martin Fewlas looked the part of a bar-dweller. Most days, he frequented various neighborhood establishments, drinking beer. At one such locale, he befriended Margaret McKnight. McKnight’s mother worked as a bartender, and McKnight often came by after school. Eventually, McKnight became a bartender too. She developed a close friendship with Fewlas—so much so that Fewlas invited McKnight to re... More...   $0 (09-05-2018 - )

Alaqua Lake Community Association, Inc. v. Taylor Morrison of Flrodia, Inc., et al. Seminole County Courthouse - Sanford, Florida

Sanford, FL - The Alaqua Lakes Community Association, Inc. sued Taylor Morrison of Flrodia, Inc., et al. on negligence theories claiming that the Defendants negligently constructed roads in and leading to the Association's property to its detriment and damage.

DATE NUMBER DOCKET CODE DESCRIPTION PAGES VIEW
08/30/2018 940 JINS JURY INSTRUCTIONS (FILED IN OPEN COURT) 30
08/3... More...
   $3800000 (09-05-2018 - FL)

Amalia Webster v. Claremont Yoga

Plaintiff Amalia Webster appeals from a grant of summary
judgment in favor of defendants and respondents Claremont
Yoga and Kurt Bumiller. Plaintiff alleged that Bumiller had
injured her while adjusting her posture during a yoga class in
which he was the instructor. Defendants moved for summary
judgment and filed expert declarations stating that defendants
had not breached ... More...
   $0 (09-05-2018 - CA)

Anthony Bedolla v. State of Indiana

The relevant facts as discussed in Bedolla’s direct appeal follow:
In the early morning hours of March 8, 2009, Jose Reyes and his girlfriend, Sarai Solano, were at the El Rey De Copas club in Indianapolis. Solano had worked as a paid confidential informant for the police in other cases. Solano saw Erick Espinoza arguing with Bedolla in the club and saw Bedolla push Espinoza. Solano had kn... More...
   $0 (09-03-2018 - IN)

CARLSTON FREDERICK DONALD vs. STATE OF IOWA

Sometime after 9:00 p.m. on the evening of December 23, 2008, Harold and Frances Kavalier observed a light blue van engaging in odd behavior in a restaurant parking lot in Cedar Rapids. An African American male wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the “hood tied up way around [his] face” eventually emerged from the van, which contained at least two other occupants, and proceeded in the direction... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - IA)

Ridge Natural Resources, LLC, Calvin Smajstrla, Christopher Hawa and Wilson Hawa v. Double Eagle Royalty, LP Ridge Natural Resources LLC Mineral Rights

Although an in-depth examination of oil-and-gas principles is not necessary to resolve the merits of this appeal, we pause briefly to define the various rights at issue in a mineral estate so as to ground our subsequent discussion and provide context as to what rights the McDaniels purportedly believed they were conveying, and what rights may have actually been conveyed in the agreement the Mc... More...   $0 (09-02-2018 - TX)

American National County Mutual Insurance Company v. Jonathan A. Medina

Jonathan Medina was injured when he was struck by a truck listed as a covered vehicle on an American National County Mutual Insurance Company (ANPAC) policy. ANPAC denied coverage on Medina’s claim, and Medina subsequently obtained a default judgment against the driver. After the driver assigned her claims to Medina, Medina sued ANPAC. Following a four-day trial, a jury made findings in fav... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

River City Drywall, LLC v. Eric Hanlon and Nalinh Hanlon

The Hanlons served in the role of general contractor in the construction of their new home (the Residence) in Austin. They entered into a contract with River City to install the Residence’s drywall and to apply decorative texture to the drywall. They hired another contractor, Nicolas Guerrero, to paint the interior walls after River City finished its drywall and texture work. At some point after... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

Roberto Martinez v. Landry's Restaurants, Inc.

Roberto Martinez, Lisa Saldana, Craig Eriksen and Chanel
Rankin-Stephens (collectively Martinez parties) sued Crab
Addison, Inc., Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (formerly known as
Joe’s Crab Shack Holdings, Inc.) and Landry’s Restaurants, Inc.
on behalf of a putative class of salaried employees of Joe’s Crab
Shack restaurants in California who were allegedly misclassified
as... More...
   $0 (08-30-2018 - CA)

Martin J. Coyne v. Diego De Leo

In this unlawful detainer action filed under the Ellis Act (Gov. Code, § 7060
et seq.), defendant Diego De Leo appeals from a judgment of possession entered in favor
of his landlord, Martin J. Coyne. De Leo argues, inter alia, the trial court committed
prejudicial error in its exclusion of evidence. We agree the trial court abused its
discretion in excluding the evidence and revers... More...
   $0 (08-28-2018 - CA)

Kasey Burton v. City of Zion, Lake County, Illinois Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

On March 13, 2014, Kasey Burton was driving to pick up her roommate’s niece for a barbeque.1 Unbeknownst to her, her license was suspended. Officer Jon-athan Meyers, a City of Zion police officer, however, had
1 We report only the undisputed facts. The minor factual disputes are not relevant to the motion in limine at issue in this appeal.
2 No. 17-1557
learned the news in that day’s “... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - IL)

Terry Martin v. Behr Dayton Thermal Products, LLC Southern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

This toxic tort class action case arises from
Defendants’ alleged contamination of the groundwater in the McCook Field neighborhood of
Dayton, Ohio. Plaintiffs own properties in McCook Field, which is a low-income area
surrounding a Superfund site. They allege that Defendants released volatile organic compounds
and other hazardous substances into the groundwater underlying their pr... More...
   $0 (08-26-2018 - OH)

Howard Pittman v. Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Plaintiff Howard Pittman (“Pittman”) sued two mortgage servicers, iServe Servicing, Inc. (“iServe”) and Servis One, Inc., d/b/a BSI Financial Services (“BSI”), for negligent and willful violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) pursuant to 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681n and 1681o. He also sued BSI for breach of contract. Pittman appeals from several decisions entered by the district court denying Pi... More...   $0 (08-25-2018 - MI)

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