Porter v. Quarantillo -- Affidavit stating affiant's age doesn't qualify for family history hearsay exception.
Kanciper v. Suffolk County SPCA, Inc. et al -- District court erred in dismissing S1983 suit due to claim-splitting, as one action was in state court, and the other in federal court.
Interfaith Comm Orgn v. Honeywell Intl Inc -- FRCP Rule 68 as applied to citizen-suits does not violate the Rules Enabling Act; Application to relator is similar to civil rights litigation; Rule 68 applies to damages/remedy phase as well as liability phase; No error in departure from forum-rate rule, as there were no area counsel qualified in this particular area of law.
USA v. Midwest Generation, LLC -- Claim that deft's lacked of construction permit 10/15 years ago is barred by statute of limitations -- not considered an ongoing violation.
Debra Leveski v. ITT Educational Services, Inc -- Relator's claims were sufficiently distinct and knowledge sufficiently direct to state a claim. Sanctions for frivolous lawsuit were in error.
Cincinnati Life Insurance Comp v. Marjorie Beyrer -- FRCP - statement of claim insufficiently short & plain; Heightened pleading standard for fraud claims not met;
United Food and Commercial Wo v. Walgreen Company
Robert Wehrle v. Cincinnati Insurance Company
Patrick J. Ryan v. USA
Eighth Circuit: (From site)
113490P.pdf 07/08/2013 Watkins Incorporated v. Chilkoot Distributing, Inc. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 11-3490 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis [PUBLISHED] [Shepherd, Author, with Murphy and Benton, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Contracts. For the court's earlier opinion in the case, see Watkins Inc. v. Chilkoot Distrib., Inc., 655 F3d 802 (8th Cir. 2011). The district court did not err in determining that Watkins' reclassification of a distributor known as the Lambert Group from sales associate to manufacturer's representative was not prohibited by either of the contracts between Watkins and Chilkoot and was not a breach of the contracts nor a breach of the implied convenant of good faith and fair dealing; district court did not err in dismissing counterclaims for equitable relief as equitable relief in unavailable under Minnesota law where, as here, the rights of the parties are governed by a valid contract. 126061P.pdf 07/08/2013 J&M Securities, LLC v. Patricia Anne Moore U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 12-6061 U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis [PUBLISHED] [Kressel, Author, with Saladino and Shodeen, Bankruptcy Judges] Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. Moore's claim of a $15,000 homestead exemption is allowed under Missouri's homestead exemption statute; J&M's juidical line impaired her exemption and the bankruptcy court properly applied existing law in computing the extent to which the lien impaired the exemptionNinth Circuit:
ALBARO ELIAS TISTA V. ERIC H. HOLDER JR.
ANTONIO HINOJOS V. KOHL'S CORPORATION
Wood v. Milyard
STEPHEN YONEK v. SHINSEKI