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Supreme Court finds bona fide error in copyright case

On February 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court in Unicolors, Inc. v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz, LP, 211 L.Ed.2d 586 (US 2022) discussed the “knowledge” element in 17 USC 411(b) for copyright registrations. In a 6-3 decision, reversing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the High Court held that …

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Chicago police dismissal of Robert Rialmo upheld by appeals court

An Illinois appeals court has dismissed former fired officer Robert Rialmo’s latest attempt to join the Chicago Police Department. Rialmo was fired in 2019 for inadvertently shooting and killing a bystander in 2015 at a West Side home where he said a 19-year-old man charged at him with a baseball …

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Federal appeals court reviews tax evidence against New Orleans prosecutor Jason Williams | Courts

As Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams grilled a defendant charged with murder Wednesday in his first trial as a prosecutor, a panel at the downtown federal appeals court weighed the evidence that a jury will be allowed to hear in Williams’ ongoing federal tax evasion trial. charges. A federal …

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Appeals Court Overturns Sexual Assault Conviction Following Inappropriate Testimony | Content reserved for subscribers

A Douglas County judge mistakenly let an expert witness vouch for the credibility of a child victim, prompting the state Court of Appeals to overturn the defendant’s sexual assault convictions. Joseph Ramirez was sentenced to 16 years to life based on his 2018 trial for allegedly repeatedly sexually abusing a …

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Supreme Court to hear Iowa arbitration clause issue in overtime case

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case in 2022 brought by an Iowa fast-food worker who claims employers have no right to force arbitration on employees after first challenging the trial in pre-trial proceedings. Taco Bell worker Robyn Morgan was part of a class action lawsuit seeking back wages …

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Iowa court files lawsuit against farm where Iowa teenager was murdered

The owners of a farm where a northern Iowa teenager was murdered are not responsible for failing to prevent his death, an Iowa appeals court has ruled. The lawsuit arose after the 2016 murder of 19-year-old Thomas Bortvit in Emmett County. Lee Christensen, 18, was arrested and eventually convicted of …

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Judge who reduced $1.5 million jury verdict by 70% acted reasonably, appeals court says | Courts

A Jefferson County judge was correct to slash a jury award of $1.5 million to a car crash victim by 70%, the state’s second-highest court has heard. last week. Catherine Pisano, who underwent multiple medical procedures and experienced lingering pain after being rammed on Interstate 70 in 2014, asked the …

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Legal trials: the plot dictates “the story”

During the trial of Elizabeth Holmes for criminal fraud committed while he was CEO of Theranos, every piece of evidence and argument presented served to move the trial forward. Much like a simple Hollywood movie, the trial was “plot driven”, creating a compressed, linear narrative in order to advance each …

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The future of black history is now with talented Supreme Court nominees

Here in Black History Month, we are presented with a controversial, race-based topic after President Joe Biden declared his intention to appoint a black woman as the next Supreme Court Justice, replacing Justice outgoing Stephen Breyer. Without context, Biden’s announcement could have been interpreted as a little condescending. At a …

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IN BRIEF | February 17, 2022 – VC Journalist

Pictured: Merideth Hart, Economic Development Manager, City of Ventura. Photo submitted. by Kimberly Riverskimberly@vcreporter.com Masking in K-12 schools is still mandatory, for now Although the state has lifted the mask mandate for those vaccinated (effective Feb. 16), the mandate is still in effect for students and staff at K-12 schools, …

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Iowa Court of Appeals Upholds McCunn Murder Conviction | News

(Des Moines) – The Iowa Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Red Oak man for first degree murder. In an opinion released Wednesday, a three-judge Court of Appeals panel upheld the District Court’s handling of the case in 2019, in which Toby McCunn was found guilty of …

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Appeals court overturns eavesdropping conviction of former Tehachapi resident | News

A eavesdropping conviction of former Tehachapi resident James Clinton “Clint” Davies was overturned by a Fresno appeals court on Feb. 8. Davies was found guilty on January 10, 2020 and later appealed the conviction. He was living in Tehachapi on May 7, 2019, when he requested a meeting with Police …

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North Carolina court overturns conviction for racial bias in jury selection

RALEIGH, North Carolina The North Carolina Supreme Court on Friday overturned a black man’s robbery conviction, determining that prosecutors wrongly blocked a potential juror from his trial due to racial bias. The 4-3 ruling marks the first time in state history, according to court authorities, that a criminal conviction has …

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The Court of Appeal upholds the conviction of the Beaumont ISD contractor

On February 9, nearly eight years after former Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) contract electrician Calvin Walker was indicted in July 2014 for crimes alleging he defrauded the district of more than a million dollars through misleading documents, fake invoices and padded work orders, an appeal The court upheld the …

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North Carolina appellate judges overturn local court clerk’s dismissal order

RALEIGH, North Carolina A 2020 trial judge’s order removing an elected clerk from office in a central North Carolina county was overturned on Tuesday by a state appeals court, which raised questions of procedural and constitutional regarding the sanction. The three judges on the Court of Appeals panel unanimously decided …

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Court of Appeals Judge Regina Bartholomew-Woods resigns to take up position at Entergy | Courts

Nearly four years before her term expires, Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Regina Bartholomew-Woods is hanging up her robes for a job at Entergy Corp. Bartholomew-Woods made his resignation official in a letter to the Louisiana secretary of state last week. It comes into effect on Friday. In …

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Court hears Clint Davies appeal in Fresno | News

Oral arguments were heard on January 27 in People of the State of California v. James Clinton Davies. Three judges from the Fifth Appellate District of the State Court of Appeals heard the arguments – Herbert I. Levy, Charles S. Poochigian and Kathleen A. Meehan. The court is based in …

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SC Supreme Rules punitive damages cap applies to jury award of $4.5 million

Carla Denise Garrison’s 8-year-old daughter picked up a used hypodermic needle from the parking lot outside a Target store and asked, “Mom, what’s this?” Garrison instinctively pushed the syringe away, nudging his palm in the process. The puncture led Garrison to go through a year of periodic blood tests with …

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Conviction of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ upheld by US appeals court

NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) – Mexican drug kingpin known as “El Chapo” will remain in jail after a U.S. appeals court refused to overturn his drug trafficking conviction in 2019 despite a report that jurors followed the case in the media during its successful trial. A three-judge panel at …

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U.S. Supreme Court takes up Taser maker’s battle with FTC

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. By Andrew Chung (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear Axon Enterprise Inc’s request to revive its constitutional challenge to the structure of the Federal Trade Commission …

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Court finds Jeffco judge wrongly terminated father’s rights

District Court Judge Ann Gail Meinster should have granted the request to postpone the February hearing, a three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals decided. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A Jefferson County judge refused to postpone proceedings and instead terminated a father’s parental rights as he struggled to tune into …

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Fields is trying to appeal his conviction to the state Supreme Court | August 12

James Alex Fields Jr., serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, is trying to appeal his criminal conviction to the Supreme Court of Virginia. Fields was arrested on August 12, 2017, after driving his Dodge Challenger into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens. He filed …

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Court upholds Grover Cannon’s conviction for the 2015 murder of Shreveport cop Thomas LaValley

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (KSLA) – The Louisiana 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the conviction of the man who was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Shreveport cop Thomas LaValley. Grover Cannon was tried for a week in 2019, and then was found guilty and sentenced. …

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Neal Gerber Eisenberg bolsters IP group with veteran partner Jeffrey Ward

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Neal Gerber Eisenberg is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey S. Ward as a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Prior to joining NGE, Jeff was a partner at Green, Griffith & Borg-Breen and Merchant & Gould. A registered patent attorney with nearly four decades of experience, …

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Court of Appeal supports dismissal of lawsuit for “malicious prosecution” brought by accused guard | Local news

An appeals court ruled in favor of a Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge who dismissed a lawsuit for “malicious prosecution” brought by the caretaker of a Solvang ALS patient who was arrested and charged with murder but found guilty on a less serious charge and subsequently overturned. The opinion …

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Army judge issues extraordinary ruling, raising threshold for sexual assault court martial prosecutors

An army judge in Germany said this week that a lieutenant colonel charged with sexual assault will require a unanimous guilty verdict in order to be found guilty at his next court martial. (Alexander Riedel / Stars and Stripes) STUTTGART, Germany – A US military officer charged with sexual assault …

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Court says man faces charges of threatening Mitch McConnell

It might be tempting to send angry emails to politicians you despise. But a federal court ruling in California this month should warn of the potential consequences. Howard Weiss, a Bay Area resident, was indicted in 2020 for allegedly using anonymous emails to threaten and harass Sen. Mitch McConnell, the …

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AG calls for death penalty for Orangeburg hitman; court asked to restore the sentence | Crime and courts

The South Carolina Attorney General’s Office is asking the United States Supreme Court to return hitman Sammie Louis Stokes to death row. The attorney general’s office filed a petition with the court on December 21, asking it to restore Stokes’ death sentence. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned …

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Taylor Swift asks court to overturn decision, toss ‘Shake It Off’ costume

Taylor Swift wants a federal judge to drop his recent ruling allowing a copyright infringement lawsuit on his hit song “Shake It Off.” The singer argues in a new court case that the judge failed to address what’s known as the “extrinsic test” when he ruled on December 9 that …

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Appeals court upholds murder convictions in 2018 California shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A man who shot dead his cousin’s boyfriend and 12-year-old girl in California City will continue to serve a life sentence after an appeals court upheld his convictions for murder. The 5th District Court of Appeals on Wednesday found no error in the trial court’s decision …

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Court: New trial for man accused of threatening prosecutor

RALEIGH, NC (AP) – The state Supreme Court agreed on Friday that it was appropriate to overturn the conviction of a man who sharply criticized a local prosecutor in western North Carolina, citing the First Amendment protections. Still, judges have ordered a new trial for David Warren Taylor, saying a …

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COA upholds domestic violence convictions after trial court refuses to quash trial

Finding no professional misconduct or circumstances to justify quashing the trial, the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the two felony convictions of a man following an incident of domestic violence. Abram Glover was charged in June 2020 with Strangling Level 6 Crime and Domestic Battery Level 6 Crime against his …

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King County appeals $ 7million jury prize to ex-public defender harassed by ex-client

King County is appealing the verdict of a $ 7 million jury awarded in October to a former public defender who suffers from severe post-traumatic stress disorder after being harassed by a former client. Sheila LaRose, 58, filed a lawsuit in Pierce County Superior Court in 2015, seeking damages for …

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King County appeals jury award of $7 million to former public defender stalked by ex-client

SEATTLE — King County is appealing a $7 million jury verdict granted in October to a former public defender who suffers from severe post-traumatic stress disorder after being harassed by a former client. Sheila LaRose, 58, filed a lawsuit in Pierce County Superior Court in 2015, seeking damages for harm …

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Can former Scientologists sue the church? Or are religious courts the only recourse?

Scientologist and actor Danny Masterson arrives at the Youth for Human Rights International Celebrity Benefit in Los Angeles on March 24, 2014. Some women accused him of sexually assaulting them, which he denied. (Annie I. Bang / Invision / Associated Press) After Chrissie Bixler told the LAPD that Scientologist and …

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Overnight health care – Biden asks court to restore vaccination policy

Welcome to Tuesday night health care, where we follow the latest policy developments and news affecting your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. With Thanksgiving this week, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has a safety message: stand near your pot. Today we’ll look at the pressure from the Biden administration …

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Mississippi Court of Appeals upholds rape and sexual assault conviction of former Warren County pastor – The Vicksburg Post

The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld the 2020 conviction of a former pastor of child rape and one count of sexual assault involving two 14-year-old girls, according to court information. Reverend Troy Anthony Piccaluga, 52, was convicted on March 5, 2020 of the charges and sentenced by circuit judge Toni …

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Judge exonerates Missouri man convicted of 3 murders

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) – A Kansas City man who has been jailed for more than 40 years for three murders was wrongly convicted in 1979 and will be released, a Missouri judge said Tuesday. Kevin Strickland, 62, has always maintained that he was at home watching television and had …

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New Fall River Apartments, Mill Sale, Cannabis Career Fair

While some face the possibility of relocating, others will relocate to Fall River. A new residence with 55 apartments is nearing completion, giving new life to the city’s long-vacant Durfee Tech building. Nearby, however, town businesses could be relocated if a Plymouth Avenue factory building is sold. Supporters breathed a …

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Texas jury prize of $ 353 million and high-profile third verdict in 2021: will we see more in 2022?

On October 25, 2021, a Texas jury handed down a verdict of $ 353 million to a pedestrian, Ulysses Cruz, a pedestrian from the United Airlines wing, who was struck by a van at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport. in September 2019. Cruz became paraplegic as a result of the accident. …

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$ 2.7 Million Jury Prize Confirmed Against ‘Predatory’ California Owner

A San Francisco landlord once described as a “ruthless predator” who allegedly tried to chase tenants from rent-controlled housing owed to pay them $ 2.7 million, a state appeals court ruled. Last month, the court upheld the award in a 2015 lawsuit brought by Dale Duncan and Marta Munoz Mendoza, …

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Evidence of lower pay for female employees wins jury prize against software company

It was the pay gap between three plaintiffs and their male counterpart, and a seemingly backdated letter that helped a jury rule in favor of plaintiffs in a sex discrimination and reprisal lawsuit, according to counsel for the women, Deborah McKenna. After three days of proof and five and a …

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State High Court ruling upholds jury award for man who fell in Vista jail

SAN DIEGO – The California Supreme Court has dismissed a request by San Diego County attorneys to review an appeals court decision upholding a multi-million dollar jury award for a man who suffered permanent brain damage after being fell in Vista prison. The ruling from the state’s highest court effectively …

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California Supreme Court ruling upholds jury award for man who fell in Vista jail

The California Supreme Court has dismissed a request by San Diego County attorneys to review an appeals court decision upholding a multi-million dollar jury award for a man who suffered permanent brain damage after being fell in Vista prison. The ruling from the state’s highest court effectively puts an end …

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Judge cuts $ 6million jury price in unfair dismissal case

A jury awarded an employee $ 6 million in a wrongful dismissal action, but a California appeals court lowered the price by $ 140,000, ruling that the employee’s damages should have been reduced by amount of income she had earned in another job after her termination. On March 27, 2018, …

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Judge cuts jury price by $ 6 million in unfair dismissal case

A jury awarded an employee $ 6 million in a wrongful dismissal action, but a California appeals court lowered the price by $ 140,000, ruling that the employee’s damages should have been reduced by amount of income she had earned in another job after her termination. On March 27, 2018, …

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GoJet Can’t Shake $ 400,000 Jury Prize in Pilot’s FMLA Case – 7th Circuit

REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / Illustration Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC The names of companies and law firms shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this functionality as we …

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Coca-Cola escapes six-figure jury price hike in accident case

Coca-Cola and one of its delivery drivers dodged a court order that could have increased the jury’s verdict by hundreds of thousands of dollars after a New York appeals court overturned the order. On October 28, the New York State Second Judicial Department Court of Appeals overturned an order from …

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Appeal Court Further Erodes Huge 2016 Jury Prize For Epic Systems | criminality

Instead, Kanne wrote, Tata embarked on a “repeated course of wrongdoing spanning several years” which was “intentional and deceptive.” His conduct warrants punishment, but not worth $ 280 million, Kanne wrote. The United States Supreme Court, the appeals court said, requires an analysis of the relationship between punitive damages and …

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Court refuses to reduce mass jury award against ViSalus on constitutional grounds – TCPAWorld

As you head into the weekend, be grateful if you’re not associated with multilevel marketing company ViSalus. It’s this TCPA case that should keep every TCPA class action defendant (and attorney) up at night. What a dumpster fire from a train wreck. As we’ve written many times now, ViSalus was …

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Court confirms jury prize of $ 400,000 to ousted superintendent amid discord

A federal appeals court upheld the award of a $ 400,000 jury to an Illinois school principal whose contract was not renewed amid unrest that began with his efforts to perform a district finance audit. Superintendent, Denean Adams of the Harvey School District of 2,200 students in suburban Chicago, alleged …

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Court overturns $ 8million jury prize awarded to Hanford contractor manager

The jury verdict which awarded $ 8.1 million to a former Hanford manager for discrimination, retaliation and unfair dismissal was overturned in a split decision on appeal. The decision was filed Tuesday, July 14 by a three-judge panel of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division III. A Benton County …

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SCOTUS refuses to consider the rejection by 11th Cir. of the ADA Jury Prize

UPDATE: February 25, 2021: The Supreme Court of the United States refused to examine From Onofrio, leaving the decision of the 11th Circuit in tact. Dive brief: A jury wrongly awarded $ 775,000 to a former Costco employee in a disability lawsuit, the 11th U.S. Court of Appeals ruled (D’Onofrio …

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7th cir. maintains the jury’s award for a Hispanic worker subjected to more severe discipline

Dive brief: The 7th United States Court of Appeals upheld a $ 300,000 jury award in favor of a long-time Chicago Park District employee who was abruptly dismissed for alleged forgeries of timesheets (Vega vs. Chicago Park District, Our. 19-1926 & 19-1939 (7th Cir. April 7, 2020)). The employee, Lydia …

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Smithfield Foods appeals NC jury award against pig farm

Richmond, Virginia Lawyers for a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, appeared before the U.S. Fourth Court of Appeals on Friday and asked three judges to overturn a jury sentence of 3.25 million dollars in a lawsuit brought by neighbors of a large North Carolina hog farm. …

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Professor refused after filing a bias complaint may retain the jury award

The California Court of Appeals upheld a jury award of nearly $ 400,000 in damages to a college professor of Indian descent and descent who was denied tenure and has been fired from her job. The jury found that the university retaliated against the professor because it complained internally about …

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Indian River plans to appeal jury award of $2 million to landlord

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A jury has awarded Ocean Concrete owner George Maib $2 million in compensation for property he says the county took from him more than 12 years ago. Maib fought the county for years, claiming in a 2007 lawsuit that the county took her property by changing …

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Court cuts jury price, warns relatives of John Steinbeck to end litigation

By BRIAN MELLEY | The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – A federal appeals court has tried to shut the book down over endless litigation between relatives of author John Steinbeck in a ruling that upheld a $ 5 million verdict against his stepdaughter, but has rejected $ 8 million to …

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Court cuts jury price, warns Steinbeck’s parents to end litigation

Appeals court upholds $ 5 million verdict against Steinbeck’s daughter-in-law, but awards her punitive damages and tells her to stop pleading endless cases Through BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press 11 September 2019, 22:39 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES – A federal appeals …

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Court overturns jury prize, warns Steinbeck family to end litigation

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. A federal appeals court tried to shut the book down on endless litigation between relatives of author John Steinbeck in a …

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Jury award to Duluth ‘exiled’ priest confirmed – Duluth News Tribune

The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Duluth jury’s finding that awarded $13,500 to the Reverend William Graham, who sued a man who accused him of child sex abuse. A state district court jury last August accepted Graham’s claim that the action against him interfered with his contractual obligations, but …

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Jury Prize for failure to adapt to a confirmed perceived disability

The 3rd U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a jury verdict for an employee who said her employer failed to consider her perceived disability because the employer waived its argument that the employees who are simply considered disabled are not entitled to reasonable accommodation under Americans. with the Disabled Persons Act …

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Court upholds jury prize in Ford driver’s death

Ford Motor Co. must pay widow of a delivery driver who died at Ford Motor’s Kansas City assembly plant nearly $ 80 million in compensatory damages and aggravating circumstances, a court ruled on Tuesday. call. In Ford v. Ford Motor Co., a three-judge panel from the Missouri, Western District Court …

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Court overturns $ 1.6 million jury prize in Bay Area asbestos case

A state appeals court overturned $ 1.6 million in damages awarded by an Alameda County jury against a pipe supply company last year in a lawsuit brought by a former construction worker diagnosed with cancer after cutting asbestos-laden pipes. The only evidence the company provided the pipes was testimony from …

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$ 30million jury prize confirmed for man killed in police chase accident

An appeals court again upheld a $ 30 million jury reward for the 2007 death of a Scottsdale man who was killed when his car was struck by another vehicle driven by a bank robbery suspect who was pursued by police and agents from the state public security department. The …

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Butcher may retain jury prize in same-sex harassment case

A butcher who said he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by other butchers at a grocery store proved his claim of sexual harassment by showing that men and women were treated differently, the 7th US Court of Appeals ruled. United. The plaintiff worked behind the meat counter at Rosebud Farm, a …

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5th Circuit Reinstates Jury Prize of $ 107,000 Against JSU

The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a jury prize of $ 107,000 against Jackson State University. In October 2016, U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate rejected the January 2015 Jury Prize in favor of former JSU head coach Fredrick Robinson. Wingate also denied Robinson’s request for attorney fees and …

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Federal Court of Appeals Overturns Jury Award of $491 Million in Prepaid Funeral Home Fraud | Law and order

ST. LOUIS • A federal appeals court on Thursday overturned a $491 million jury decision involving a pre-arranged funeral services fraud perpetrated by a Clayton company. After a five-week trial in 2015, a jury in the U.S. District Court in St. Louis awarded the money to the state’s Life and …

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The “Mark of the Beast” jury prize confirmed on appeal

A federal appeals court has upheld jury compensation of $586,861 to a mining worker who felt pressured into retirement when he refused to use a hand-held biometric scanner for religious reasons – claiming that it was linked to the biblical “mark of the beast” – in a case filed its …

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The “Mark of the Beast” jury prize confirmed in appeal

A federal appeals court upheld a jury prize of $ 586,861 to a mining worker who felt compelled to retire when he refused to use a biometric hand-held scanner on religious grounds – claiming that this was related to the biblical “mark of the beast” – in a case filed …

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Appeals court upholds jury award of $11 million in St. Paul Toyota – Twin Cities crash case

A federal appeals court has upheld an $11 million jury award tied to a St. Paul car crash that killed three people and resulted in the wrongful imprisonment of a driver. Koua Fong Lee, left, and his wife, Panghoua Moua, react after charges against him were dropped in 2010. (Pioneer …

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Sixth Circuit upholds jury award of compensatory damages against CRA under FCRA for negligence, but reverses award of punitive damages

Abstract: The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit of Smith vs. LexisNexis Screen Solutions, Inc.., __ F. 3d ___, 2016 WL 4761325 (6th Cir. Sept. 13, 2016), recently upheld a jury verdict in favor of a plaintiff in a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) case, which was initially seen …

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Appeals court upholds jury prize in The Sun News defamation case

The SC Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a Horry County jury ruling that The Sun News and former investigative reporter David Wren defamed Myrtle Beach area lobbyist Mark Kelley in articles on campaign contributions. The newspaper’s executives have yet to decide what their next move will be. “We are …

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Jury denial marks disappointing postscript to death row release

Homepage Magazine A True Story of Grisham: Jury Denial… Supreme Court Report A True Story of Grisham: Jury Prize Denial Marks a Disappointing Postscript on Death Row Exit By Mark Walsh June 1, 2011, 7:09 a.m. CDT Photo by Jennifer S. Altman John Thompson has seen worse days than in …

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The court awards a grand jury prize

A state appeals court on Wednesday overturned $ 1.5 million in compensation for a former Los Angeles attorney who told City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo and other supervisors retaliated against her for filing a sex discrimination complaint and reporting misconduct by other lawyers. The Los Angeles Court of Appeals concluded that …

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