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Assassination Archives v. United States DOJ, 2024 U.S. App. LEXIS 14873 (D.C. Cir. June 18, 2024) (unpublished): This appeal was considered on the record from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and on the briefs and ora ...
Assassination Archives v. United States DOJ, 2024 U.S. App. LEXIS 14873 (D.C. Cir. June 18, 2024) (unpublished): This appeal was considered on the record from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and on the briefs and…
Cooper v. US Dominion, Inc., 2023 WL 8613526 (10th Cir. Dec. 13, 2023) (unpublished): ORDER AND JUDGMENT* Plaintiffs Jennifer Cooper, Eugene Dixon, Francis Cizmar, Anna Pennala, Kathleen Daavettila, Cynthia Brunell, Karyn Chopjian, and Abbie Helminen filed this action against US Dominion, Inc., Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., Dominion Voting Sys ...
Cooper v. US Dominion, Inc., 2023 WL 8613526 (10th Cir. Dec. 13, 2023) (unpublished): ORDER AND JUDGMENT* Plaintiffs Jennifer Cooper, Eugene Dixon, Francis Cizmar, Anna Pennala, Kathleen Daavettila, Cynthia Brunell, Karyn Chopjian, and Abbie Helminen filed this action against US…
Buck v. Compton, 2023 WL 8812472 (6th Cir. Dec. 20, 2023) (unpublished): OPINION *1 Thomas Buck, a former financial advisor, defrauded several of his clients, including Janice Compton. Following Buck’s criminal conviction for fraud, Compton sued Buck, and the parties submitted their dispute to binding arbitration through the Financial Industry Regulator ...
Buck v. Compton, 2023 WL 8812472 (6th Cir. Dec. 20, 2023) (unpublished): OPINION *1 Thomas Buck, a former financial advisor, defrauded several of his clients, including Janice Compton. Following Buck’s criminal conviction for fraud, Compton sued Buck, and the parties…
Garrasi v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2024 WL 191802 (2d Cir. Jan. 18, 2024) (unpublished): *1 UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED. Appellant Robert Garrasi appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Northern District ...
Garrasi v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2024 WL 191802 (2d Cir. Jan. 18, 2024) (unpublished): *1 UPON DUE CONSIDERATION, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED. Appellant Robert Garrasi appeals…
UMB Bank, NA v. Guerin, 89 F.4th 1047 (8th Cir. 2024): Famous American Regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton and his wife passed away in 1975, leaving behind a family trust (the “Trust”) that included hundreds of works of art by Thomas Hart Benton, real estate, and various personal effects. The primary Trust beneficiary is their daughter Jessie Benton (to av ...
UMB Bank, NA v. Guerin, 89 F.4th 1047 (8th Cir. 2024): Famous American Regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton and his wife passed away in 1975, leaving behind a family trust (the “Trust”) that included hundreds of works of…
Wayne Johnson for Cong., Inc. v. Hunt, 2024 U.S. App. LEXIS 2850, 2024 WL 471938 (11th Cir. Feb. 7, 2024) (unpublished): *** When a complaint “is based on an alleged pattern of racketeering consisting entirely of ...
Wayne Johnson for Cong., Inc. v. Hunt, 2024 U.S. App. LEXIS 2850, 2024 WL 471938 (11th Cir. Feb. 7, 2024) (unpublished): *** When a complaint “is based on an alleged pattern of racketeering consisting entirely of the predicate acts
United States v. Aquart, 92 F.4th 77 (2d Cir. 2024): *** While the law-of-the-case doctrine does not bind this court with the same “rigidity” that the mandate rule binds the district court,
United States v. Aquart, 92 F.4th 77 (2d Cir. 2024): *** While the law-of-the-case doctrine does not bind this court with the same “rigidity” that the mandate rule binds the district court, United States v. Tenzer, 213 F.3d 34, 40
Boudette v. Oskerson, 2024 WL 1342613 (9th Cir. Mar. 29, 2024) (unpublished): MEMORANDUM* Plaintiff Daniel Boudette appeals from the district court’s order dismissing this case for lack of jurisdiction under
Boudette v. Oskerson, 2024 WL 1342613 (9th Cir. Mar. 29, 2024) (unpublished): MEMORANDUM* Plaintiff Daniel Boudette appeals from the district court’s order dismissing this case for lack of jurisdiction under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(1) and, alternatively, for…
Behrens v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, 96 F.4th 202 (2d Cir. 2024): Five former customers (“Plaintiffs”) of Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. (“Peregrine”), the defunct futures commission merchant, appeal the dismissal of their putative class action by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Broderick, J.).
Behrens v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, 96 F.4th 202 (2d Cir. 2024): Five former customers (“Plaintiffs”) of Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. (“Peregrine”), the defunct futures commission merchant, appeal the dismissal of their putative class action by the United States District Court…

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