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Edward Harry v. Ring The Alarm, LLC

Appellant Edward Harry worked as a site representative during
an event at a noted architectural residence owned by respondent James
Goldstein. While giving a tour during the event, Harry fell from a platform
suspended over a hillside, sustaining serious injuries. Harry sued Goldstein
and Ring the Alarm, LLC, the entity that hired him and hosted the party.
Harry’s claims against... More...
   $0 (04-26-2019 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. JAMES A. QUALLS III, 118












At the second trial, evidence of the following facts was introduced to the ... More...
   $0 (04-25-2019 - KS)

Terry Eugene Sears v. Vernia Roberts, F. Dexter, David Prince and Jeffrey Hart





Terry Eugene Sears is a Florida inmate who claims that three correctional officers physically assaulted him and that one of them sprayed a chemical agent on him for 16 minutes after he was handcuffed and compliant. He also claims ... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - FL)

Duanna Knighton v. Cedarville Rancheria of Northern Paiute Indians




This case concerns the sources and scope of an Indian tribe’s jurisdiction over tort claims brought by the tribe against a nonmember employed by the tribe. The tort claims arose from conduct committed by the nonmemb... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Emilio Huaracha Rodriguez





Our central question is whether uncontested drug quantities in a court-adopted presentence investigation report (“PSR”) constitute specific drug quantity findings that bind district courts in subsequent 18 U.S.... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - CA)

Angie Waller v. Benjamin B. Hanlon




Fort Worth Police Officer Richard Hoeppner fatally shot 72-year old Jerry Waller in Waller’s own garage. Hoeppner insists he did so only out of reasonable fear for his life. Seeking recompense for Waller’s death, Waller’s surv... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - TX)

Anthony Hildebrand v. Allegheny County





In 2013, Anthony Hildebrand sued his former employer for age discrimination in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. When jurisdiction was returned to the District Court in 2015 after an appe... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - PA)

United States of America v. Adnan Ibrahim Harun A. Hsusa





Adnan Ibrahim Harun Adam Hausa appeals from his conviction after a
jury trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
(Cogan, J.) on five counts related to his participation in attacks on United States
and coalition forces in Afghanistan while a ... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - NY)

Jessica Gingras v. Think Finance, Inc.





The federal government and many states have laws designed to protect
consumers against predatory lending practices. In this case, we must
determine what happens when those laws conflict with the off-reservation
commercial activities of Indian tribes. In s... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - VT)

United States of America v. Vincent Anzalone





This case is one of many
arising nationwide from the 2015 FBI investigation into Playpen,
an online forum hosted in the Tor Network that allowed users to
upload, download, and distribute child pornography. Through that
investigation, defendant-appellant Vincent An... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - MA)

Carolina Poncio v. Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

The Division of Recycling within the Department of Resources Recycling and
Recovery (CalRecycle) granted Carolina Poncio a probationary certificate to run a
recycling center. CalRecycle revoked her probationary certificate after Poncio’s husband
Victor attempted to bribe a CalRecycle employee assigned to audit Poncio’s recycling
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center. After a CalRecycle hearing officer uph... More...
   $0 (04-24-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Aaron Eugene Copeland




In 2008, Aaron Eugene Copeland pled guilty to being a felon in possession of
a firearm. The district court imposed an enhanced sentence of 15 years in prison
under the Armed Career Criminal Act (“ACCA”), 18 U.S.C. § 924(e), based on his
two prior drug offenses and one... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - OK)

Benjamin Grice and Kayla Patchett v. CVR Energy, Inc. and CVR Refining, L.P.





Benjamin Grice suffered severe burns after an oil pump exploded at the
refinery where he worked. He and his wife brought suit against the refinery’s two
parent corporations, CVR Energy and CVR Refining. They alleged the parent
companies assumed responsibility for... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - OK)

Michael H. Redlin v. United States of America





Michael Redlin appeals the district court’s order
dismissing as untimely his negligence action brought under
the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Because Redlin failed
to file the action within six months after the Department of
V... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - AZ)

Alexander Acosta v. City National Corporation





This case is about liability for self-dealing and breach of fiduciary duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) and the corresponding assessment of damages. Both issues—liability and calcul... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Rachel L. Kopp





Rachel L. Kopp has a history of substance
abuse and drug‐related convictions. During the sentencing
hearing for the revocation of her supervised release,
the district court announced an 18‐month sentence; but t... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - WI)

In RE: Daniel Clark, IV




Alisha Pate and Yvonne Clark-Thigpen assert claims for child support arrearages against Daniel Clark. Although Clark filed for bankruptcy, Pate and Clark-Thigpen claim that they never received notice of his bankruptcy case. As a result, they ar... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - TX)

Oxford Preparatory Academy v. Edlighten Learning Solutions

Defendant Edlighten Learning Solutions appeals from the court’s order
denying its petition to compel arbitration. Defendant entered into three contracts with
plaintiff Oxford Preparatory Academy. One of the contracts was a management services
agreement containing an arbitration clause. The parties subsequently entered into a
termination agreement terminating all rights and obligati... More...
   $0 (04-23-2019 - CA)

Dr. David S. Muransky v. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.




This appeal was brought to contest the approval of a class-action settlement. Dr. David Muransky filed a class action against Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. for violating the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”). Appellants James Price and Eric Isaacson (“the object... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - FL)

United States of America v. Gaspar Leal




Gaspar Leal appeals from the district court’s denial of his motion to dismiss the
indictment. In his motion, he argued that the drug conspiracy charged in this case is the
same conspiracy for which he was convicted in a previous case and that continued
FILED
Unit... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - NM)

United States of America v. Tom Smith, III




Tom Smith, III appeals the district
court’s determination that he is a career offender under
§ 4B1.1 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines, and is eligible
for the corresponding career‐offender sentencing enhancement.
The district court applied the enhanc... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - IN)

United States of America v. Laurance H. Freed




It appears that Laurance Freed did
everything he could to keep his real estate business alive.
Unfortunately for Freed, much of that was illegal. Freed lied to
prospective lenders about the availability of colla... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - IL)

Alison Patricia Taylor v. City of Saginaw; Tabitha Hoskins




The City of Saginaw (the “City”) uses a common parking enforcement practice known as “chalking,” whereby City parking enforcement officers use chalk to mark the tires of parked vehicles to track how long they have been parked.
No. 17-2126 Taylor v. City of Saginaw, et al. Page 2
Parking ... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - MI)

Marie Curto v. A Country Place Condominium Association, Inc.




Marie Curto wanted to swim with her family after
work. Steve Lusardi wanted to swim with his wife, who had
disabilities after a series of strokes and needed pool therapy to
recover. But they lived at A Country Place, and its
Condominium Association had adopted rules se... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - NJ)

Harold Brown v. Gerald Goldstein

Former and current members of the band WAR filed a
breach of contract action alleging that their music publisher had
failed to pay them a share of the royalties generated from public
performances of the band’s songs.
The publisher filed a motion for summary judgment
arguing that the parties’ music publishing agreement did not
require it to pay the band any royalties derived... More...
   $0 (04-22-2019 - CA)

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