District Court for the District of Nebraska Court Cases
Since 1972, the federal law has been designed to prohibit tampering with odometers on motor vehicles and to compensate persons victimized by the tampering. This lawsuit is one in which purchasers of two automobiles ask monetary damages for violation of that law.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: CV75-L-138
Rhodes v. Houston (1962)
This is an action based upon the federal Civil Rights Act brought by Paul E. Rhodes as plaintiff against a number of Nebraska judicial and law enforcement officers, a North Platte, Nebraska law firm and the bonding companies of a number of the defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. 01322
In September of 1977, Ulysses L. Cribbs, Jr., purchased a shotgun from a Sears store located in Bellevue, Nebraska. Prior to purchasing this gun, Mr. Cribbs had been committed to a mental institution, and had been receiving psychiatric care from the Veterans Administration [V.A.]. Shortly after purchasing the gun, Mr. Cribbs resumed participation in psychiatric day care treatment at the V.A. This treatment lasted from September 23, 1977, until October 17, 1977, when Mr. Cribbs removed himself [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. No. 77-0-458
Monahan v. State of Neb. (1980)Under the Education of All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, states which accept federal assistance for the education of the handicapped are required to provide the parents of handicapped children with certain procedural safeguards. Included among these safeguards is the requirement that a person aggrieved by the educational placement of a handicapped child "shall have an opportunity for an impartial due process hearing" to determine the propriety of the school district's placement of the [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. No. 80-0-164
United States v. Baird (2008)Defendant Eric Baird was charged in a one-count information with possession of child pornography, a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2252(a)(4). Filing No. 1, Information. By statute, the crime is punishable by imprisonment for up to ten years. 18 U.S.C. § 2252(b)(2). Pursuant to a plea agreement, Baird entered a plea of guilty to the charge. Filing Nos. 4, Plea Agreement ("Plea Agr.") at 6, Minutes of plea hearing. In his petition to enter a plea of guilty, Baird stated, "I downloaded several images [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: 8:07CR204
This is an action for damages brought by Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman, Miller, P. C., a professional architectural and engineering firm, against Empire Construction Company, Belmont Construction Company, Lincoln Lumber Company, and William R. King, a professional engineer, alleging infringement of the plaintiff's copyright in a set of architectural drawings which had been used in the construction of an apartment complex at 1820-22 Knox Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, by the defendants' copying the [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: CV80-L-156
United States v. Bailey (2003)
This matter is before the court on a report and recommendation by Magistrate Judge Piester (filing 60) regarding Defendant's motion to suppress (filing 26), and on Defendant's statements of objections to the report and recommendation (filing 65).
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: 4:02CR3040
Doremus v. Farrell (1975)
Terrence J. Ferguson, Legal Aid Society of Omaha-Council Bluffs; Ronald J. Palagi, Omaha, Neb.; David L. Piester and William H. Nollkamper, III, Legal Aid Society of Lincoln, Inc., Lincoln, Neb., for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. Nos. 75-0-168, 75-0-189, 75-L-80
United States v. Tabor (2005)For more than a decade, I have been deeply troubled by, and have written critically about, the crack cocaine Guidelines. See, e.g., United States v. McMurray, 833 F.Supp. 1454 (D.Neb.1993). For example, in McMurray, after examining the history of Congress' adoption of the crack cocaine penalty structure, I lamented, but imposed, the mandatory life sentence called for by application of the crack Guidelines on Stephanie Lomax, who is now known as Hamedah Ali Hasan. I imposed that sentence on [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: 4:01CR3125
Carhart v. Ashcroft (2004)
Andrew I. Warden, Anthony J. Coppolino, James J. Gilligan, Preeya M. Noronha, Terry M. Henry, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, Paul D. Boeshart, Assistant United States Attorney, Lincoln, NE, for Defendant.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: 4:03CV3385
Womens Services, PC v. Thone (1979)
On April 20, 1979, this court preliminarily enjoined several portions of the Nebraska abortion law, Legislative Bill 316. This opinion follows a full hearing on the merits; it speaks to the standing and religious freedom issues before addressing the specific sections in question.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: CV78-L-289, CV79-L-85 and CV79-L-100
This matter comes before me upon the motion of plaintiffs and the cross-motion of defendants for summary judgment pursuant to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Said motions having been made verbally at the end of a hearing regarding plaintiffs' motion for a temporary injunction. [Filing #2].
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. 71-0-114
Gilliam v. City of Omaha (1975)
This matter is before the Court after trial to the Court without a jury. Jurisdiction is invoked under 28 U.S.C. A. § 1343(3) (1962) and 28 U.S.C.A. § 1331 (1966). In this action the plaintiff, a black woman, contends that her civil rights have been violated and she seeks redress under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C.A. § 2000d (1974), which provides in part that:
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. No. 71-0-155
The present controversy arose in a Chapter XI proceeding when Lugene's, Inc. applied to the Referee for an Order directing payment by the Trustee in Bankruptcy on an alleged secured indebtedness filed herein by Lugene's, Inc., on July 9, 1970.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: B 09575
This matter is before the Court upon the plaintiff's motion for summary judgment [Filing # 4] and the defendant's motion to dismiss [Filing # 7]. As the motion to dismiss goes to the subject matter jurisdiction of this Court, it will be discussed first.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. No. 77-0-204
Gary L. Dolan, Lincoln, Neb., Roy S. Haber and Walter R. Echo-Hawk, Native American Rights Fund, Boulder, Colo., for subclass of inmates alleging denial of parole for racially discriminatory reasons.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. Nos. 72-L-335 and 73-L-150
Rhodes v. Meyer (1963)Robert A. Nelson, Lincoln, Neb., pro se, and for defendants Clarence A. H. Meyer, Cecil Brubaker, Dwain L. Jones, Gerald S. Vitamvas, Rush Clarke, Peter E. Marchetti, Virginia A. Schuetz, Leo Knudtson, Carl Sanders, Norval Houston, Michael Linch, George Turner, Robert G. Simmons, Edward F. Carter, Fred W. Messmore, John W. Yeager, Harry A. Spencer, Leslie Boslaugh, Robert C. Brower, Richard M. Van Steenberg, Albert W. Crites, Ted R. Feidler, H. B. Evnen, J. Arthur Curtiss, John Greenholtz, [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. No. 01682
Anderson v. Benson (1953)
Brown, Crossman, West, Barton & Quinlan, Omaha, Neb., Raymond M. Crossman, Omaha, Neb., and Harvey R. Ellenberger, Tekamah, Neb., for defendants Anna Benson, Mary Frances Medley, Annabelle Lee Benson, Lennea Josephine Moore, Vivian Arlene Logan, Benjamin F. Benson and Oscar Leroy Benson.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. No. 37-52
Rhodes v. Houston (1966)
Clarence A. H. Meyer, Atty. Gen. of Nebraska, Robert A. Nelson, Sp. Asst. Atty. Gen. of Nebraska, John R. Baylor, Baylor, Evnen, Baylor & Urbom, Lincoln, Neb., and James M. Murphy, Omaha, Neb., appearing severally for sundry defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: Civ. Nos. 01322, 01682, 01784
In Re Sweeney (2002)Before the court is the Defendant's "Notice of Appeal" (Filing No. 2) and the Defendant's "Addendum to Notice of Appeal" (Filing No. 3). The Defendant is appealing an order and judgment of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska. In an Order dated March 5, 2002 ("Order"), Bankruptcy Judge Timothy J. Mahoney ruled in favor of the Plaintiff, Paige Ann Sweeney ("Sweeney"), thereby discharging her student loans. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 158, NELR 76.1(c), and Bankruptcy [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nebraska Docket: 8:02CV238