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City of Philadelphia v. Attorney General of the United State of America





The City of Philadelphia has received funds under the federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (“Byrne JAG”) every year since the program’s inception
in 2006. Last year, however, the Justice Department notified
the City that it was withholding its FY... More...
   $0 (02-15-2019 - PA)

Anthony S. Pitch v. United States of America




In 1946, a crowd of people in Walton County, Georgia gathered as two
African American couples were dragged from a car and shot multiple times.1
Many consider this event, known as the Moore’s Ford Lync... More...
   $0 (02-12-2019 - GA)

In Re: Kendrick Rydell Robinson





n January 22, 2019, Kendrick Rydell Robinson filed a petition for writ of mandamus to challenge the denial of his pretrial application for writ of habeas corpus under Article 17.151 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.1 Relator subs... More...
   $0 (02-07-2019 - TX)

The Depot, Inc. v. Caring for Montanians, Inc. d/k/a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Monatna





Plaintiffs are three small employers in Montana who are
members of the Montana Chamber of Commerce.
Defendants are health insurance companies that marketed
fully insured health insurance plans to the Chamber’s
members branded “Chamber Choices.” From 2006 until... More...
   $0 (02-07-2019 - MT)

DFS Group, LP v. County of San Mateo

DFS Group, L.P. (DFS), which engages in the business of duty-free sales at
airports around the country, holds an exclusive lease and concession to sell merchandise
duty-free at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), in retail space located within
SFO’s international terminal.
1 This dispute concerns the San Mateo County Assessor’s
(Assessor) reassessment of the value, for p... More...
   $0 (02-01-2019 - CA)

Christopher William Templin v. The State of Texas





Templin does not challenge the sufficiency of the evidence to support his
conviction; therefore, we re... More...
   $0 (01-29-2019 - TX)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. GLENN A. CHIN





WBUR filed this motion in the criminal case against New
England Compounding Center ("NECC") supervisory pharmacist Glenn
Chin. He had been charged with committing mail fraud and violating
the Racketeer Influenced and Co... More...
   $0 (01-21-2019 - MA)

San Diegans For Open Government v. City of San Diego, Symphony Asset Pool XVI, LLC

San Diegans for Open Government (SDOG) appeals from an adverse judgment in
its lawsuit challenging an amended and restated lease that the City of San Diego (City)
entered into with Symphony Asset Pool XVI, LLC (Symphony) to lease City-owned land
containing an oceanfront amusement park in San Diego's Mission Beach neighborhood,
and potentially extending the term of a prior lease of ... More...
   $0 (01-18-2019 - CA)

STATE OF MISSOURI , ex rel. CHRISTOPHER CULP v. THE HONORABLE DENNIS ROLF, Circuit Judge












On August 24, 2015, Culp was charged in the Circuit Court of Lafayette County ... More...
   $0 (01-17-2019 - MO)

In re Jennifer Leigh Alvarez





In this original proceeding, Relator Jennifer L. Alvarez seeks a writ of mandamus
compelling Respondent, the Honorable Lee Harris, Judge of the 68th District Court of
Hill County, to hold a hearing on her application for a free c... More...
   $0 (01-14-2019 - TX)

Loren Prout v. Department of Transportation

Loren Prout filed an inverse condemnation action, alleging Department of
Transportation (Caltrans) violated the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution
in 2010 by physically occupying without compensation a long, narrow strip of Prout’s
land fronting State Highway 12, to make highway improvements. The land taken was a
1.31-acre strip, 20 feet wide and about 6,095 feet lon... More...
   $0 (01-13-2019 - CA)

The State of Texas v. Marc Davenport



MCDA to refer Davenport's child sex assault claims to Houston Police Department




The State appeals the trial court’s order dismissing the indictment against
Appellee Marc Davenport (Davenport or Appellee) for conspiracy to circu... More...
   $0 (01-07-2019 - TX)

Sierra Club v. County of Fresno, Friant Ranch, L.P., Real Party in Interest




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We granted review to determine whether an
Environmental Impact Report (EIR), issued as part of a master
plan to develop a partial retirement c... More...
   $0 (12-25-2018 - CA)

Summerhill Winchester, LLC v. Campbell Union School District




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Appellants Campbell Union School District (CUSD) and Campbell Union School
District Governing Board (the Board) appeal from the trial court’s inva... More...
   $0 (12-23-2018 - CA)

Summerhill Winchester, LLC v. Campbell Union School District

Appellants Campbell Union School District (CUSD) and Campbell Union School
District Governing Board (the Board) appeal from the trial court’s invalidation of the
Board’s 2012 resolution enacting a fee on new residential development under Education
Code section 17620. CUSD and the Board contend that the trial court could not
invalidate the Board’s resolution and order that responden... More...
   $0 (12-21-2018 - CA)

ADAM Logan SHAFFER v. STATE OF ARKANSAS





On June 16, 2005, appellant was charged in case No. CR2005-82 with residential burglary, class B felony, pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 5-39-201 (Repl. 2013). On the same day, appellant was charged in case No. CR2005-83 with two counts of... More...
   $0 (12-12-2018 - AR)

The State of Texas v. Reynaldo Lerma





Lerma was indicted for capital murder in connection with the death of Joel Espino.
The State’s theory of the case, as it emerges from the record before us, is that Espino and his
roommate Andrew Alejandro were n... More...
   $0 (12-11-2018 - TX)

Lamon Joshua Bater v. The State of Texas





Appellant Lamon Joshua Bater filed a pro se notice of appeal “from the denial
of his objections to his conditions of probation,” which the “trial court has
ordered . . . to continue unchan... More...
   $0 (12-10-2018 - TX)

In re: MCGRAW-HILL GLOBAL EDUCATION HOLDINGS LLC




These consolidated mandamus petitions require us to decide whether two professional photographers bringing separate copyright infringement actions are bound by a forum selection clause in contracts they did not
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sign. We conclude that the photographers are not bound because t... More...
   $0 (11-23-2018 - PA)

MIchael Rasooly v. City of Oakley




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The City of Oakley (City) initiated abatement proceedings seeking to demolish an
industrial building ... More...
   $0 (11-22-2018 - CA)

Citizens For Amending Proposition L v. City of Pomona

In June 1993, appellant City of Pomona (Pomona) entered
into an agreement with non-party Regency Outdoor Advertising,
Inc. (Regency). Pursuant to that agreement, Regency erected
advertising billboards alongside several Pomona freeways.
Shortly thereafter, in November 1993, the citizens of Pomona
passed a ballot initiative, Proposition L (Prop. L), which
prohibited the const... More...
   $0 (11-09-2018 - CA)

Victor Guerrero v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Victor Guerrero, a Mexican immigrant and aspiring California correctional officer,
filed a federal action alleging discriminatory failure-to-hire against the California
Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (the CDCR), among other defendants. He
pled federal and state law claims, but only his state claims allowed him to seek general
damages.
The federal court dismissed G... More...
   $0 (11-08-2018 - CA)

State of Iowa v. Beau Tremaine Berge





In July 2007, Berge was charged with one felony drug count in Dickinson
County case No. FECR016893, as well as two related charges in case Nos.
SM065539 and SM062381. Berge retained private counsel and fil... More...
   $0 (11-06-2018 - IA)

Contractor's State Licensing Board v. The Superior Court of Contra Costa County,Black Diamond Electric, Inc.

The Contractors’ State License Board (the Board) seeks a writ of mandate to
compel respondent superior court to sustain the Board’s demurrer to an action brought by
real party in interest, Black Diamond Electric, Inc. (BDE) seeking a declaratory
judgment.
The action seeks judicial construction of statutory terms at issue in disciplinary
proceedings initiated against BDE by the ... More...
   $0 (10-31-2018 - CA)

The State of Texas v. Reynaldo Lerma





Lerma was indicted for capital murder in connection with the death of Joel Espino.
The State’s theory of the case, as it emerges from the record before us, is that Espino and his
roommate Andrew Alejandro were nar... More...   $0 (10-30-2018 - TX)

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