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Bascunan v. Elsaca
United States Second Circuit
International Law, Civil Procedure, Banking Law
In a civil RICO case, held that a Chilean national may sue another Chilean national in the United States, because extraterritoriality issues did not...
06/13/2019 18โ€2731
Hoyt v. Lane Construction Corp.
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Construction
In a wrongful death lawsuit, revived a claim that a construction company's faulty road repairs resulted in icing that led to a fatal motor vehicle...
06/10/2019 18-10289
Butler v. Coast Electric Power Association
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Public Utilities
Held that defendant rural power cooperatives were entitled to remove a case from state to federal court. The lawsuit alleged that they had unlawfully...
06/07/2019 18-60365
Cuevas-Martinez v. Sun Salt Sand, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Labor & Employment Law
Revived an employee's malicious-prosecution claim against his former employer, which had unsuccessfully sued him after he opened a competing...
06/06/2019 E070843
Wertheim, LLC v. Currency Corp.
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Attorney's Fees
Held that a motion for post-judgment enforcement costs was timely. Remanded for a determination of the motion's merits, in this breach-of-contract...
06/06/2019 B277633
Rudisill v. California Coastal Commission
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Construction
Held that an anti-SLAPP motion was not frivolous. The motion was filed by the real parties in interest in a mandamus proceeding concerning permits for...
06/05/2019 B289179
City of Albany v. CH2M Hill, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Contracts
Held that a dispute between a city and an engineering firm belonged in state court rather than federal court. Affirmed a remand order based on...
05/29/2019 18-35283
Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. v. Jackson
United States Supreme Court
Class Actions, Civil Procedure, Debt Collection
On a question of civil procedure, held that a third-party counterclaim defendant -- that is, a party brought into a lawsuit through a counterclaim...
05/28/2019 17โ€“1471
Shalabi v. City of Fontana
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that the statute of limitations did not bar a son from suing over his father being fatally shot by a police officer. The issue here focused on...
05/21/2019 E069671
Thompson v Barr
United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law, Civil Procedure
Denied petition for review of decision by Board of Immigration for removal. In denying, the appeals court ruled that second-degree assault under New...
05/13/2019 17โ€3494

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