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United Grand Corp. v. Malibu Hillbillies, LLC

California Court of Appeal
Sanctions, Landlord Tenant Law
Addressed a variety of sanctions issues arising out of a garden variety commercial rent dispute. Certain parties and attorneys allegedly engaged in...
06/12/2019 B283833

Lasalle v. Vogel

California Court of Appeal
Sanctions, Legal Malpractice
Reversed a default judgment entered against an attorney in a legal malpractice case. Her alleged dilatory tactics did not merit a default.
06/11/2019 G055381

National Abortion Federation v. Center for Medical Progress

United States Ninth Circuit
Sanctions, Health Law, Communications Law
Held that it was too soon to appeal from civil contempt sanctions because there was no final judgment yet. In the underlying litigation, an...
06/05/2019 17-16622

Taggart v. Lorenzen

United States Supreme Court
Sanctions, Bankruptcy Law, Debt Collection
Clarified the circumstances in which a court may hold a creditor in civil contempt for attempting to collect a debt that a bankruptcy discharge order...
06/03/2019 18–489

In re Marriage of George and Deamon

California Court of Appeal
Sanctions, Family Law
Affirmed an order requiring a woman to pay $10,000 in sanctions to her ex-husband in a marital dissolution proceeding.
05/17/2019 D073667

In re Lisse

United States Seventh Circuit
Sanctions, Ethics & Disciplinary Code
Upheld an attorney's suspension from the practice of law in the Western District of Wisconsin for "serial dilatory, vexatious and unprofessional...
04/01/2019 18-1866

In re US Bureau of Prisons

United States Fifth Circuit
Sanctions, Sentencing, Judges & Judiciary
Reversed a contempt sanction that a federal judge had imposed on the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. The Bureau had refused to heed the judge's instructions...
03/14/2019 18-50512

In re Grand Jury Investigation

United States DC Circuit
Sanctions, Constitutional Law, Elections
Affirmed an order holding an individual in contempt for failing to comply with grand jury subpoenas served on him by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller...
02/26/2019 18-3052

In re marriage of Anka and Yeager

California Court of Appeal
Sanctions, Family Law
Affirmed monetary sanctions against a family law attorney for disclosing information contained in a confidential child custody evaluation report....
02/04/2019 B281760

In re marriage of Perow and Uzelac

California Court of Appeal
Sanctions, Attorney's Fees, Family Law
Affirmed an award of sanctions in the form of attorney fees in a marital dissolution proceeding. Addressed a procedural issue related to bringing a...
01/31/2019 B283457