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Aerotek, Inc. v. Johnson Group Staffing Company, Inc., Porter Scott, P.C., Real Party in Interest

California’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act allows courts to award reasonable attorney
fees and costs to the “prevailing party” in certain cases involving bad faith claims. (Civ.
Code, § 3426.4.)1
The issue here concerns the ownership of fees awarded under this
statute. Is the prevailing litigant (here, The Johnson Group Staffing Company, Inc.) or
the prevailing litigant’s attorney... More...
   $0 (09-19-2020 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- LADASIA BROOKS

Mansfield, OH - Aggravated Burglary, Burglary, Possession of Criminal Tools, Assault, Domestic Violence, Criminal Damaging


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855-853-4800



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   $0 (09-17-2020 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION : OF OIL & GAS RESOURCES MANAGEMENT -vs- BIG SKY ENERGY, INC.

Zanesville, OH - Oil and Gas Resources Management


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855-853-4800





Big Sky Energy, Inc.
{¶2} Defendant-Appellant Big Sky En... More...
   $0 (09-16-2020 - OH)

Crista Ramos, et al. v. Chad F. Wolf

San Francisco, CA - Immigration





The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program is a congressionally created humanitarian program administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that provides temporary relief to nationals of designated foreign coun... More...
   $0 (09-15-2020 - CA)

Alfredo Sanchez v. Miguel A. Martinez

Stockton, CA - Labor Law, Employment Law





Plaintiffs in this case are five farm laborers1 who filed suit against Miguel A.
Martinez, their former employer, based on alleged violations of various labor laws.
We first considered their claims three years ago... More...
   $0 (09-13-2020 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO vs. CATHERINE POWELL

Cincinati, OH - Telecommunications Harassment

{¶2} At trial, Ryan Haines testified that he and Powell had dated for a brief
period and that they have a three-year-old child together. He described his current
relationship with Powell as “nonexistent.” When asked to describe his relationship
with their child, Haines responded, “Same.” Haines made it clear that he wanted no
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   $0 (09-11-2020 - OH)

GEOFFREY DREW vs. THE STATE OF OHIO, EX REL. JIM NEIL

Cincinnati, OH - Habeas Corpus











{¶2} In Ohio, appellate courts enjoy original jurisdiction over writs of habeasMore...
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Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Cathy's Creations, Inc.

Sacramento, CA - Fair Employment and Housing

The question presented in this appeal is whether an award of attorneys’ fees under
Code of Civil Procedure section 1021.5 was properly denied to the prevailing defendants
in an action brought by California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing
(DFEH) under Government Code section 12974.1
Section 12974 contains a unilateral... More...
   $0 (09-11-2020 - CA)

City of Brentwood v. Department of Finance

This case involves another effort by the City of Brentwood (Brentwood) to obtain
reimbursement for construction costs incurred in five redevelopment projects. In City of
Brentwood v. Campbell (2015) 237 Cal.App.4th 488 (Brentwood I), we rejected
Brentwood’s contention that a statutory exception to the redevelopment dissolution
statutes allowed the city to retain funds previously re... More...
   $0 (09-10-2020 - CA)

STATE OF NEBRASKA V. RAMON R. WATKINS





1. PRETRIAL PROCEEDINGS
In March 2018, the State charged Watkins with two counts of child abuse resulting in
serious bodily injury. The State asserted that both charged offenses happened on or about February
23. The alleged victims we... More...
   $0 (09-09-2020 - NE)

Kerrie Reilly v. Marin Housing Authority






The federal Housing Choice Voucher program is a key
program in section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937.
(42 U.S.C. § 1437 et seq., as amended by § 201(a) of the Housing
and Communit... More...
   $0 (09-07-2020 - CA)

Richard Marshall v. Daniel Webster





Plaintiffs Richard and Susan Marshall sued for defamation and intentional
infliction of emotional distress, alleging that defendant Daniel Webster made maliciously
false and defamatory statements about them in an electronic book and on social media.
On May 11, 2... More...
   $0 (09-06-2020 - CA)

KEVIN DEWAYNE WATERS v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA






In 1999, the appellant, Kevin Waters, was convicted of and received a one-year sentence for an act or acts in violation of 21 O.S. §1123(A)(3) (Lewd or Indecent Proposal to a Child under Sixteen). He appealed, and the Court of Criminal Appeals reversed with instru... More...
   $0 (09-04-2020 - OK)

Wilfred Rivera v. Robert Shivers





Arbitration is a recognized method of dispute resolution created by one of
two means – contract or statute. The differences are important. Here we are called upon
to determine whether an arbitration originally statutory in nature morphed into a
contractual ... More...
   $0 (09-04-2020 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. DONALDO MORALES


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The factual and procedural details of the case are fully set out in our opinion in
State v. Morales, 306 Kan. 1100, 401... More...
   $0 (09-02-2020 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. TONY R. ROAT















: In 2009, Tony Roat was charged with one count of mak... More...
   $0 (09-02-2020 - KS)

Caliber Paving Company, Inc. v. Rexford Industrial Realty and Management, Inc.

California law recognizes a tort cause of action against a noncontracting
party—also called a stranger to the contract—who intentionally interferes with the
performance of a contract. (Applied Equipment Corp. v. Litton Saudi Arabia Ltd. (1994)
7 Cal.4th 503, 513-514 (Applied Equipment).) Caliber Paving Company, Inc. (Caliber)
sued Rexford Industrial Realty and Management, Inc. (Rex... More...
   $0 (09-02-2020 - CA)

James Gund v. County of Trinity

We entrust to police officers the enormous responsibility
of ensuring public safety with integrity and appropriate
restraint, a mission they sometimes pursue by requesting help
from the very public they’re sworn to protect. When members
of the public engage in “active law enforcement service” at a
peace officer’s request, California law treats those members of
the public as... More...
   $0 (08-31-2020 - CA)

Dre'quez Redfield v. State of Indiana


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   $0 (08-28-2020 - IN)

Michael Conyer v. Hula Media Services, LLC

An employee signed an acknowledgment of receipt of the
employee handbook. In it, he agreed he was bound by the
provisions of the handbook, and it was his responsibility to read
and familiarize himself with all its provisions. The handbook
contained an agreement to arbitrate disputes. The employer did
not highlight or otherwise call the employee’s attention to the
arbitratio... More...
   $0 (08-28-2020 - CA)

Justin Duane Kramer v. State of Indiana







Lafayette man charged with child molesting


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   $0 (08-27-2020 - IN)

Paulo Morgado v. City and County of San Francisco





The City and County of San Francisco and affiliated defendants
(collectively, the City) challenge an order requiring them to pay Paulo
Morgado for future income lost due to his wrongful termination. In an earlier
chapter of the litigation, we granted an a... More...
   $0 (08-27-2020 - CA)

United States of America v. Miller Wilson, Jr., Myoshi Wilson and Erica Wilson





Ocala, FL - The United States of America charged Miller Wilson, Jr., Myoshi Wilson and Erica Wilson with conspiracy to defraud the United States, making payments to non-licensed physicans, and soliciting and receiving illegal remunerations.

Miller Wilson, Jr. ... More...
   $0 (08-26-2020 - FL)

Michael Mehringer v. State of Indiana











[2] After dating since 2006, Mehringer married a woman named Andrea, who had
a daughter from a previous relationship. Mehringer acted as a fat... More...
   $0 (08-26-2020 - IN)

Ruben Lona v. City of Fullerton Police Department

Ruben Lona is an admitted former member of a criminal street gang who
claims he left his gang in 2016. In 2018, invoking the procedure in Penal Code1
section
186.34, Lona asked the City of Fullerton Police Department (the Department) to remove
his name from a shared gang database that lists him as a suspected gang member or
associate. The Department denied his request; Lona the... More...
   $0 (08-26-2020 - CA)

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