Intervening Cause Law
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...
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Darrick Moore v. The State of Texas

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A jury found Darrick Moore guilty of the first-degree offense of making a
false statement to obtain property or credit valu... More...
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Harris was at Victoria Lujan's apartment. He kept talking to her while she was trying to sleep, so she asked him to leave. He became frustrate... More...
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State of New Jersey v. Donna M. Alessi

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We adduce the following facts from the trial record, suppression hearing,
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State of West Virginia vs. Elizabeth Ladybird Jenkins

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This Court has considered the parties’ briefs and the record on appeal. The facts and legal arguments are adequate... More...
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John C. Scotchel vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, et al.

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Petitioner John C. Scotchel Jr., pro se, appeals the Circuit Court of Marion County’s October 19, 2018, order denying his motion to alter or amend its order granting su... More...
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Sarah Ray, et al. v. Red Mountain Energy, Crescent Consulting, Patterson UTI, and National Oilwell Varco

McAlester, OK - The families and estates of two men killed in a oil well blowout sued Red Mountain Energy, Crescent Consulting, Patterson UTI, and National Oilwell Varco on negligence and wrongful death theories.

Drilling contractor Patterson-UTI Energy and operator Red Mountain Energy admitted a tragic explosion that took place at the site of a drilling operation in Oklahoma, resulting i... More...
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In the Matter of J.C. and J.M. (Children Alleged to be in Need of Services) and M.M. (Mother); M.M. (Mother) v. The Indiana Department of Child Services

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Mother is the biological mother of J.C., born April 15, 2005;1 N.H., born
August 12, 2009;2 and J.M., born February 25, 20143 (collectively, “Children”).
On November 27, ... More...
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Earline Williams v. 21st Mortgage Corporation

After defendant 21st Mortgage Corporation foreclosed on her home, plaintiff
Earline Williams brought this action alleging defendant interfered with her rights under
California law, breached its contract with her, acted negligently, and committed elder
financial abuse. In particular, plaintiff alleges that she should have been able to avoid
foreclosure by tendering the amount then i... More...
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IN THE MATTER OF: B.H. and G.H. Youths in Need of Care

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On January 4, 2017,the Montana Department of Health and Human Services, Child
and Family Services Division (Department), filed a petition for each child, titled Petition
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Kisling, Nestico & Redick, L.L.C. v. Progressive Max Ins. Co.

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Darvale Thomas was injured in an automobile accident and hired a law firm, appellee, Kisling, Nestico & Redick, L.L.C. (“KNR”), to represent him. Todd Thornton was the alleged tortfeasor whose negligence ... More...
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Courtney B. Mathews v. State of Tennessee

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In June 1996, a Montgomery County jury convicted the Petitioner of four counts first-degree felony murder and one count of especially aggravated robbery. The Petitioner’s conviction... More...
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Cheryl Burrell v. Geoffrey Burrell

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Cheryl filed her complaint for divorce and temporary relief against Geoffrey on
January 26, 2017, after twenty-six years of marriage. Cheryl sought a divorce on the grounds
of habitual cruel ... More...
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Antonio Demarao Harris a/k/a Antonio Harris v. State of Mississippi

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One day during summer break, Harris and his half-brother drove to the Bonita Lakes
Mall, where they broke into a car in broad daylight. The pair ransacked the car, ultimately
abs... More...
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In 1994, a jury convicted Holt of over 60 offenses, including two counts of firstdegree murder. The district court ordered Holt to serve two consecutive life sentences plus 123 to 355 years in... More...
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Todd Smith-Bunge v. Wisconsin Central, Ltd.

Wisconsin Central, Ltd. terminated Todd Smith-Bunge. He sued for unlawful
retaliation under the Federal Railroad Safety Act. 49 U.S.C. § 20109. The district
court1 granted summary judgment to Wisconsin Central. Smith-Bunge appeals that
decision and two discovery rulings. Having jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, this
court affirms.
In 2013, Wisconsin Central suspended Smith-B... More...
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City of Austin v. Ken Paxton and Texas Workforce Commission

The City of Austin enacted a housing ordinance that prohibits landlords from refusing tenants who wish to pay their rent with federal housing vouchers. Shortly thereafter, the State of Texas enacted a statute that sought to invalidate the City’s ordinance and to allow landlords to continue to refuse federal vouchers. The City then sued Ken Paxton, the Texas Attorney General, and the Texas Workforc... More...   $0 (12-05-2019 - TX)


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Shortly before 7 a.m. on August 22, 2018, a concerned neighbor called the City of Hutchinson Police Department and reported that she believed a man was trying to break into a garage across the street. The neighbor had observed t... More...
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Sarah Anderson v. City of San Jose

In this appeal we decide whether a California charter city’s policy for the sale of
surplus city-owned land is preempted by the state’s affordable housing law.
The dispute centers on the City of San Jose’s passage of City Policy 7-13 (Policy
7-13), which appellants Sarah Anderson, Joana Cruz, Urban Habitat Program, and
Housing California contend violates the Surplus Land Act (Gov. ... More...
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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...
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United States of America ex rel. Robert Kraus and Paul Bishop v. State of New York, ex rel. Paul Bishop, et al.

This case arises out of the 2008 financial crisis. This appeal—appellants’
second—asks us to decide whether the False Claims Act (the “Act” or the
“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq., applies to persons who defraud the emergency
lending facilities of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed”).
Paul Bishop and Robert Kraus (“relators”) allege that Wells Fargo &
Company and Wells ... More...
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The history of the criminal case is found in State v. Betts, 272 Kan. 369, 373-79, 33 P.3d 575 (2001) (Betts I). Only a summary of those facts and the details of the events following the direct appeal are necessary for us to address this collateral action.

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Brigid A. Ford v. Marion County Sheriff's Office

Plaintiff Brigid Ford worked as a
deputy in the Marion County Sheriff’s Office until her hand
was seriously injured in a car accident while on duty. After
assigning Ford to light duty for about a year, the Sheriff’s Office
told Ford that she must either transfer to a permanent position
with a cut in pay or be terminated. After some back and
forth, Ford accepted a civilian j... More...
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THE ESTATE OF JORDYN DOTY, by and Through Its Duly Appointed Special Administrator Kimberly Doty, and KIMBERLY DOTY, Heir at Law of Jordyn Doty v. MICHAEL A. DORSCH, P.A., RODNEY S. DILL, M.D., GREAT PLAINS HEALTH ALLIANCE, INC., and RAWLINS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER,

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Before delving into the facts of this case an introduction of the various parties involved is helpful. Kimberly brought this action both as the administrator of Jordyn's estate and as Jordyn's heir at law (collectively referred to as the Estate).

RCHC is a ... More...
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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...
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