R. Alexander Acosta v. Melissa W. Cook; Melissa W. Cook & Associates, P.C. and Scott Brian
Defendant-Appellant Scott Brain, a former trustee of the Cement Masons Southern California Trust Funds (the Trust Funds), and Defendants-Appellants Melissa Cook and Melissa W. Cook & Associates, PC (collectively, the Cook Defendants), former counsel to the Trust Funds, a... More... $0 (12-09-2018 - CA)
The relevant facts are not in dispute. On June 21, 2016, at approxima... More... $0 (12-05-2018 - MT)
United States of America v. Lance Hardiman, Justin Pressley, and Rodrick Berklery
Florence, SC - Three Convicted in Federal Court Following Armed Bank Robbery and Car Chase in North Myrtle Beach
Lance Hardiman, Justin Pressley, and Rodrick Berklery—were convicted in federal court for robbing the South State Bank in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in May 2016... More... $0 (12-04-2018 - )
Jon Wilmot v. Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association
A long-time county employee decided to retire, and in December 2012, he
submitted his application for retirement to the county’s retirement authority. On January
1, 2013, the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (Pension Reform
Act or PEPRA) took effect. Included in that measure is a provision that mandates the
complete or partial forfeiture of pension benefits/p... More...
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Mark Thomas v. Cornelius J. Harrington, a/k/a Neil Harrington
This appeal arises out of an
alleged conspiracy to terminate plaintiff-appellant Mark Thomas
from his position as an officer at the Salisbury Police Department
("SPD"). In 2010, Cornelius Harrington, the Salisbury town
manager, hired Robert St. Pierre to investig... More... $0 (12-02-2018 - MA)
Hopi Tribe v. Arizona Snowbowl Resort, et al.
¶1 Private parties may bring public nuisance claims in Arizona if the alleged
nuisance caused the plaintiff special injury, meaning “damage [that is] different in kind
or quality from that suffered by the public ... More... $0 (11-30-2018 - )
Debra Lea Wilson v. James Rigby; First Citizens Bank
The filing date of a bankruptcy petition determines the
law governing exemptions and freezes the value of the
exemptions that the debtor may claim. Because Debra
Wilson’s amended bankruptcy schedules sought to claim
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more than Washington law permitted her to claim as of the
petition date, we affirm the district court’s decision, limiting
her claimed exe... More...
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David Thompson v. Heather Hebdon
We must decide whether an Alaska law regulating campaign contributions violates the First Amendment. At issue are Alaska’s limit on contributions made by individuals to candidates, its limit on contributions made by individuals to election-related groups, its limit on political party-to-candidate contributions, and its limit on the total funds a candidate may receive from out-of-state residents. T... More...
Grand Rapids, MI - Serial Robbers Sentenced To Prison
Shaun Michael Cook, 31, of Lansing, Michig... More... $0 (11-26-2018 - MI)
Amy Jo Hicks v. John Lee Perkins v. Commissioners of Social Security
When individuals in this country are unable to work because of physical or mental disabilities, they may file for Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) and Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) benefits. The eleven plaintiffs here all filed for these benefits, and they all eventually received them. The trouble, however, is that they were represented in their efforts by Eric Conn, a Kentucky... More...
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United States of America v. Dean Jones, a/k/a "Kurupt"
New York, NY - Dean Jones Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 26 Years In Prison In Connection With Violent Armed Robbery And Narcotics Trafficking
Dean Jones, a/k/a “Kurupt,” was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 26 years in prison for robbing a ... More... $0 (11-21-2018 - NY)
United States of America v. Jason Philpot
Atlanta, GA - Convicted Felon Sentenced for Armed Robbery of Waffle House and Assault on Police Officers
Jason Philpot, a 10-time convicted felon, was sentenced to federal prison for the armed robbery of a Waffle Hou... More... $0 (11-21-2018 - GA)
John/Jane Roe v. Wolfgang Halbig
Wolfgang Halbig sued five “John Doe” defendants in Florida for defamation for
comments made about him on websites and social media sites. To determine the
identities of the posters of the allegedly defamatory statements, Halbig served a subpoena
on Google requiring the production of documents and information revealing the identity
of the person maintaining http://sandyhookanalysis.... More...
In 1996, California voters adopted Proposition 218 (as approved by voters Gen.
Elec. Nov. 5, 1996, eff. Nov. 6, 1996
general/official-declaration.pdf> [as of Nov. 14, 2018], archived at ) (Proposition 218) to add article XIII C to the California
Constitution by which they expressly reserved their right to chall... More...
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United States of America v. David Gatewood
Memphis, TN - Memphis Man Sentenced to 390 Months in Federal Prison for Two Armed Business Robberies
David Gatewood, 44, has been sentenced to 390 months imprisonment for two armed business robberies.
According to information presented in court, Gatewood committed two armed business robberies between April 18, 2017 and April 21, 2017. In the earlier event, Gatewood used a revol... More...
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Felix Huerta v. Kava Holdings, Inc.
Defendant Kava Holdings, Inc., dba Hotel Bel-Air
(defendant) terminated two restaurant servers after they were
involved in an altercation during work. One of the fired
employees, plaintiff Felix Huerta, sued defendant on a variety of
legal theories, most of which were dismissed before or during
trial. The trial court granted defendant’s motion for nonsuit as to
plaintiff’s ... More...
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Jeremy R. Morris and Kristy Morris v. West Hayden States First Additional Homeowners Association, Inc.
Coeur d'Alene, ID - Jeremy R. Mooris and Kristy Morris v. West Hayden States First Additional Homeowners Association, Inc. on a fair housing act violation theory claiming that Defendant waged a war on Christmas by trying to block an extravagant Chris... More... $75000 (11-07-2018 - ID)