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United States of America v. City of Meriden, Connecticut

New Haven, Connecticut civil rights lawyers.

The Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut today announced an agreement with the City of Meriden, Connecticut to resolve allegations that the city violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) by denying the application of the Omar Islamic Center to establish a mosq... More...
   $0 (11-06-2020 - CT)

United States of America v. Hamada Suisan Co. Ltd.





Honolulu, HI - The United States of America charged Hamada Suisan Co. Ltd. with with aiding and abetting the attempted export of shark fins out of Hawaii in violation of the Lacey Act.

The charge arose from the November 2018 discovery of approximately 962 sh... More...
   $0 (09-10-2020 - HI)

United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria v. Gavin C. Newsom, as Governor, etc.

This is a case about how California law applies to the
delicate juncture of executive power, federalism, and tribal
sovereignty. Under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
(IGRA; 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq.), the United States Secretary
of the Interior (Interior Secretary) may permit casino-style
gaming on certain land taken into federal trust for an Indian
tribe, so long ... More...
   $0 (09-08-2020 - CA)

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)

Calvin McGraw, et al. v. City of Oklahoma City, et al.

This case concerns the First Amendment rights of citizens in the public square—
specifically on medians in public roads. Oklahoma City Ordinance 25,777 prohibits
standing, sitting, or remaining for most purposes on certain medians. Okla. City, Okla.,
Code ch. 32, art. XIII, § 32-458. Plaintiffs are Oklahoma City residents, a minority
political party in Oklahoma, and an independent ... More...
   $0 (08-31-2020 - OK)

State of Ohio v. Terry J. Wilkins








{¶ 1} Defendant-appellant, Terry J. Wilkins, appeals from his convictions in the
Franklin County Municipal Court for failure to obtain permits and failure to display proper
signage regarding restricted snakes and for crue... More...
   $0 (08-18-2020 - OH)

Golden Door Properties, LLC v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, County of San Diego, Real Party in Interest

After referring the discovery disputes to a referee, the superior court adopted the
referee's recommendations to deny the motions to compel. The referee concluded that
although section 21167.6 specifies the contents of the record of proceedings, that statute
does not require that such writings be retained. In effect, the referee interpreted section
21167.6 to provide that e-mails e... More...
   $0 (08-02-2020 - CA)

Jimcy McGirt v. State of Oklahoma







On the far end of the Trail of Tears was a promise. Forced to leave their ancestral lands in Georgia and Alabama, the Creek Nation received assurances that their new lands ... More...
   $0 (07-09-2020 - OK)

Abelardo Martinez v. San Diego County Credit Union

Abelardo Martinez, who is blind, brought an action against San Diego County
Credit Union (Credit Union) claiming its website is incompatible with software
permitting him to read website content. He alleged this defect denied him equal access
to, and full enjoyment of, the Credit Union's website and its physical locations. Martinez
asserted a single cause of action under the Unruh C... More...
   $0 (06-20-2020 - CA)

Gerald Lynn Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia


Sometimes small gestures can have unexpected consequences. Major initiatives practically guarantee them. In our time, few pieces of federal legislation rank in significance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There, in Title VII, Congress outlawed discrimination in the workplace on thebasis of r... More...
   $0 (06-15-2020 - GA)

United States of America v. Nathan Boss

Worcester, MA - The United States of America charged Nathan Boss with wildlife smuggling.

Nathan Boss, also known as Shelton Boss also known as Nate D Human also known as Steven Lavallee
also known as Steve Yanille also known as Nathan Daniel Boss, 27, pleaded guilty to two counts of smuggling wildlife into the United States, two counts of smuggling wildlife out of the United States, ... More...
   $0 (06-11-2020 - MA)

Rockefeller Technology Investments (Asia) VII v. Changzhou Sinotype Technology Company, LTD.

The parties here, sophisticated business entities, entered
into a contract wherein they agreed to submit to the jurisdiction
of California courts and to resolve disputes between them
through California arbitration. They also agreed to provide
notice and “service of process” to each other through Federal
Express or similar courier. The narrow question we address is
whether t... More...
   $0 (04-06-2020 - CA)

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, et al. v. Donald J. Trump, et al.

Forty years ago, Congress recognized that refugees fleeing imminent persecution do not have the luxury of choosing their escape route into the United States. It mandated equity in its treatment of all refugees, however they arrived.1
This principle is embedded in the Refugee Act of 1980, which established an asylum procedure available to any migrant, “irrespective of such alien’s status,” and ... More...
   $0 (02-29-2020 - CA)

Gamma ETA Chapter of PI Kappa Alpha v. Harlan Helvey

A housing corporation tried to enforce an arbitration
agreement against a local chapter of an international fraternity.
The trial court denied the corporation’s motion to compel
arbitration. We reverse because the international fraternity
demanded arbitration, as did the housing corporation, so an
arbitration there must be.
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We summarize the facts from the documents fi... More...
   $0 (02-07-2020 - CA)

Shannon Shamar Cousett v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Need help finding a lawyer for representation concerning appealing a conviction for one count of rape; one count of abduction; burglary with the intent to commit larceny/assault/battery, and burglary with the intent to commit rape/robbery/murder, also charged with assault and battery in Virginia?

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   $0 (02-01-2020 - VA)

Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company v. SMG Holdings, Inc.

This case concerns whether a binding arbitration clause in an insurance policy
issued by plaintiff Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co., applies to a third party, defendant
SMG Holdings, Inc. The trial court ruled it does not. We conclude it does.
The policy had been issued to Future Farmers of America, which was holding an
event inside the Fresno Convention Center. Future Farmers had l... More...
   $0 (01-31-2020 - CA)

JUSTIN CROWLEY Vs. GOAUTO INSURANCE COMPANY, BRIONNE L. MYLES, AND PROGRESSIVE PALOVERDE INSURANCE COMPANY


Need help finding a lawyer for representation concerning appealing the trial court’s judgment granting a motion for summary judgment in favor of defendant in Louisiana?

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This case arises from a motor vehicle accident which occurred on September
20, 2017, wherein Mr. Crowle... More...
   $0 (01-27-2020 - LA)

United States of America v. Novita Indah and Larry Malugin

Miami, FL - The United States of America charged Novita Indah and Larry Malugin with violating the Lacey Act.

A Florida couple pleaded guilty to violating the Lacey Act for their role in trafficking protected wildlife.

In a plea agreement with the government, Novita Indah, 49, and Larry Malugin, 52, admitted to illegally importing wildlife from Indonesia to their Port Richey home... More...
   $0 (01-15-2020 - FL)

United States of America v. Christopher Casacci

Buffalo, NY - The United States of America sued Christopher Casacci with trafficking in African wild cats.

A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Christopher Casacci, 38, of Amherst, New York, with violating the Lacey Act and the U.S. Animal Welfare Act based on his trafficking of African wild cats in interstate commerce.

The indictment charges that Casacci, doing b... More...
   $0 (01-10-2020 - NY)

United States of America v. Akbar Akram

Tampa, FL - The United States of America charge Akbar Akram with illegally trafficking in live water monitor lizards from the Philippines.

Akbar Akram, a resident of Holiday, Florida, pleaded guilty to illegally trafficking live water monitor lizards from the Philippines.

Akram, 44, pleaded guilty to one count of wildlife trafficking in violation of the Lacey Act.

Accor... More...
   $0 (01-08-2020 - FL)

United States of America v. Xiao Dong Qin

Eugene, OR - The United States of America charged Xiao Dong Qin with conspiracy to smuggle endangered turtles from the United States.

A Chinese national pleaded guilty today for directing a scheme whereby hundreds of endangered and vulnerable turtles were purchased in the U.S. and smuggled via U.S. mail and commercial airline flights to China.

Xiao Dong Qin, 34, a resident of Sha... More...
   $0 (11-29-2019 - OR)

Jessica Millan Patterson v. Alex Padilla, as Secretary of State, etc.

We must decide in this case whether portions of the
recently enacted Presidential Tax Transparency and
Accountability Act (Elec. Code, § 6880 et seq.) (the Act) conflict
with article II, section 5, subdivision (c) of the California
Constitution (article II, section 5(c)) and are therefore invalid.
At issue are the Act’s provisions that prohibit the Secretary of
State from p... More...
   $0 (11-24-2019 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. GUADALUPE MENDEZ-ESPARZA

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Sheriff's Deputy Craig Norris stopped Mendez-Esparza at 2 a.m. after she made an improper turn onto the shoulder of the road, almost colliding with the guardrail. Upon approaching the car, Norris smelled alcohol. Mendez-Esparza claimed that she was not drinking and ... More...
   $0 (11-14-2019 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIAM DANIEL TRAVIS JR.

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Travis pleaded guilty to violating the Kansas Offender Registration Act in June 2016. After finding Travis had a criminal history score of C, the district court followed the recommendations in the plea agreement and granted a dispositional departure to probation. It ... More...
   $0 (11-10-2019 - KS)

Sladjana Cvoro v. Carnival Corporation, d/b/a Carnival Cruise Lines




Plaintiff Sladjana Cvoro appeals the district court’s denial of her petition to “vacate and/or alternatively to deny recognition and enforcement” of the foreign arbitral award in favor of her employer, defendant Carnival Corporation d.b.a. Carnival Cruise Lines (“Carnival”),... More...
   $0 (10-21-2019 - FL)

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