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Summary: 424 F. Supp. In Seaton v. Sky Realty, Inc., 491 F.2d 634 (C.A.7 — 1974), for instance, defendants refused to sell real estate to black plaintiffs. Similarly, in United States v. Reddoch, 467 F.2d 897 (C.A.5 — 1972), two former resident managers of defendants' apartment complex testified that they had received instructions on a policy of discrimination followed by defendants. Boyd v. Lefrak Organization, 509 F.2d 1110 (C.A.2 — 1975); Madison v. Jeffers, 494 F.2d 114 (C.A.4 — 1974); Pughsley v. La......read more.




Summary: 20 F. Supp. *988 William David Kiesel, Bernard F. Meroney, Shawn David Sentilles, R. Bennett Ford, Jr, Roy, Kiesel & Tucker, Baton Rouge, LA, for Crochet Equipment Co. In support of its argument, Crochet relies on Rochdale Village, Inc. v. Public Service Employees Union, 605 F.2d 1290 (2d Cir.1979) and Desktop Images, Inc. v. Ames, 929 F. Supp.


Summary: 885 F. Supp. [19] Elsbury, 32 F.3d at 935; Carriere, 893 F.2d at 100. [20] Elsbury, 32 F.3d at 935; Jernigan v. Ashland Oil, Inc., 989 F.2d 812, 815 (5th Cir.1993); Carriere, 893 F.2d at 100; Collins v. AAA Rent All, Inc., 812 F. Supp. [32] Watson v. Shell Oil Co., 979 F.2d 1014, 1021 (5th Cir.1992); Hale v. Billups of Gonzales, Inc., 610 F. Supp. 2d 511 (1973); Lailhengue v. Mobil Oil Corp., 775 F. Supp. 908 (E.D.La.1991); Martin v. Granite City Steel Corp., 596 F. Supp. Litig., 526 F. Supp. [4......read more.


Summary: 573 F. Supp. POLOZOLA, District Judge: Robert Wayne Williams has filed an application for stay of his execution which is scheduled for October 25, 1983, and an application for a writ of habeas corpus. I. PROCEDURAL HISTORY OF THE CASE This is the second time Robert Wayne Williams has filed an application for a stay of execution and for a writ of habeas corpus with this Court. Williams v. Blackburn, 649 F.2d 1019 (5th Cir.1981), affirmed, rehearing en banc, Williams v. Maggio, 679 F.2d 381 (5th C......read more.


Summary: 847 F. Supp. [5] Henderson, 790 F.2d at 440; Oaxaca v. Roscoe, 641 F.2d 386, 388 (5th Cir.1981). [16] Celotex, 477 U.S. at 325, 106 S. Ct. at 2554; Lavespere, 910 F.2d at 178; Ocean Energy II, Inc. v. Alexander & Alexander, Inc., 868 F.2d 740, 747 (5th Cir.1989); Slaughter v. Allstate Ins. of Smithkline Beckman Corp., 919 F.2d 301, 303 (5th Cir.1990); Lavespere, 910 F.2d at 178; Teply v. Mobil Oil Corp., 859 F.2d 375, 379 (5th Cir.1988).




Summary: 927 F. Supp. 190 (1996) RESURE, INC. v. CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS, INC.; Safeway Transportation, Inc.; Edward Buggage; Scott F. McCants and Saul Kimble. Ward F. LaFleur, Preis & Kraft, Lafayette, Louisiana, for Safeway Transportation, Inc. Charles R. Moore, Moore, Walters, Shoenfelt & Thompson, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for Edward Buggage and Scott F. McCants. In this suit, Resure, CDI's commercial general liability insurer, seeks a declaratory judgment that the facts of this case come within the poli......read more.


Summary: 192 F. Supp. 2d 562 (2001) Ira VAUGHN and Bobby Vaughn d/b/a Oak Ridge Lounge and Christy Barber, v. ST. HELENA PARISH POLICE JURY. Factual Background Plaintiffs, Ira Vaughn and Bobby Vaughn, own and operate the Oak Ridge Lounge (the "Lounge") in Pine Grove, in the Parish of St. Helena, State of Louisiana. Mr. Vaughn also obtained a Retail Dealer's Beer Permit, Permit No. 209, and a Retail Liquor License, Permit No. 185, from the St. Helena Parish Police Jury, pursuant to Chapter 14 of the Code ......read more.


Summary: 439 F. Supp. [2] The issue before the Court is whether plaintiffs First Amendment Free Speech retaliation claim must be dismissed under the recent United States Supreme Court ruling in Garcetti v. Ceballos. In response to the Court order and in support of their motion for partial summary judgment, defendants argue that plaintiff drafted the diversification report as part of his duties as Director of Human Resources. Defendants contend the content of the report at issue was workforce diversificat......read more.


Summary: 422 F. Supp. 1062 (W.D. La.-1973); McDowell v. John Deere Industrial Equipment Co., 461 F.2d 48 (CA 6-1972); Mazer v. United States, 298 F.2d 579 (CA 7-1962). 477 (E.D. Penn.1973); Chernick v. United States, 492 F.2d 1349 (CA 7-1974); National Homes Corporation v. Lester Industries, Inc., 336 F. Supp.


Summary: 489 F. Supp. In Castellano v. Fragozo, 352 F.3d 939 (5th Cir.2003), the Fifth Circuit stated, *569 The heart of Castellano's claim is that the prosecution obtained his arrest and conviction by use of manufactured evidence and perjured testimony, actions attributable to it because Fragozo acted under color of state law. Castellano, 352 F.3d at 959-60. The Fifth Circuit accepts "the modern conclusion that the admission of expert testimony regarding eyewitness identifications is proper. . . ." Unit......read more.


Summary: (2008) Angela Dawn DOWLING v. GEORGIA PACIFIC, LLC. Georgia-Pacific was unable to reach a resolution of its claims for defense and indemnity against KBR, however, KBR conceded its obligation to provide a defense to Georgia-Pacific pursuant to the Contract. a. Defendant's Claims Georgia-Pacific moves for summary judgment for defense and indemnity from third-party defendant, KBR, pursuant to a Contract between Georgia-Pacific and KBR for the personal injury claims asserted by plaintiff, Angela Dow......read more.


Summary: 192 F. Supp. 2d 519 (2001) LIVINGSTON DOWNS RACING ASSOCIATION, INC., Plaintiff, v. JEFFERSON DOWNS CORPORATION, et al., Defendants. Before the Court is the Defendants' motion for summary judgment urging dismissal of both the Plaintiffs' antitrust and civil Racketeering Influenced and Criminal Organizations (RICO) claims. The Defendants' actions thus fall under the "sham litigation" exception to the Noerr-Pennington doctrine and are subject to antitrust liability, the Plaintiffs contend. Backgro......read more.


Summary: 911 F. Supp. Georgia Gay Wilemon, Frank J. Gremillion, City of Baton Rouge — East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney's Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for City of Baton Rouge, *214 Parish of East Baton Rouge, Tom E. McHugh, Mayor-President, Baton Rouge Police Department, Greg Phares, Chief of Police. Winston W. Riddick, Sr., Riddick & Associates, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, James F. Abadie, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for Roadrunner Towing & Recovery. In the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the responsibi......read more.


Summary: 83 F. Supp. *724 Mary Olive Pierson, Cooper & Pierson, Baton Rouge, LA, Camille F. Gravel, Jr., Alexandria, LA, Hillar C. Moore, III, Baton Rouge, LA, for Gregory Tarver, defendant. The question presented in Kastigar v. United States was "whether the United States Government may compel testimony from an unwilling witness, who invokes the Fifth Amendment privilege against compulsory self-incrimination, by conferring on the witness immunity from use of the compelled testimony in subsequent crimina......read more.


Summary: 370 F. Supp. This matter is before the Court on the New Century Defendants' Motion to Reject Conditional Certification of a Collective Action.[8] Before the Klas action was transferred from Minnesota and consolidated with England, the Klas plaintiff filed a "Motion for Judicial Notice" seeking the Minnesota district court's approval of plaintiff's proposed "Notice of Lawsuit." [18] The district court for the Eastern District of Louisiana noted as follows: This standard has been restated and furt......read more.


Summary: 369 F. Supp. 2d 839 (2005) James F. MCDOWELL v. PERKINELMER LAS, INC. *840 Keith D. Jones, Baton Rouge, LA, for James F. McDowell. This matter is before the Court on James F. McDowell's motion to remand.In his motion to remand, the plaintiff, while conceding subject matter jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1332, argues that the Court should remand this case based on the Court's "exceptional discretion" because of the unique summary proceedings permitted under the Louisiana statute which are not all......read more.


Summary: 682 F. Supp. See Weitz Co., Inc. v. Mo-Kan Carpet, Inc., 723 F.2d 1382 (8th Cir.1983) which holds, that because the statute covers "any judgment in a civil case recovered in a district court," federal post judgment interest applies to diversity cases, and G.M. Brod & Co., Inc. v. U.S. Home Corp., 759 F.2d 1526 (11th Cir.1985) which holds that because the Eighth Circuit so held, the Eleven Circuit will do so.


Summary: 725 F. Supp. This is a class action brought by black voters and black lawyers who possess the qualifications to be elected Louisiana district court, family court, and court of appeal judges. Plaintiffs claim that use of multimember districts to elect family court, district court and court of appeal judges operates to dilute black voting strength in violation of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and Section 2 et seq. of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The information objected to generally re......read more.