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District Court for the District of Nevada Court Cases
Johnson & Ladenberger and Margolis & McTernan, Los Angeles, Cal., for plaintiffs Matlock, Case No. 297; plaintiffs Nollenberger, Case No. 318; plaintiffs Thompson, Case No. 320; and plaintiffs Theobald, Case No. 322.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: Civ. Nos. 1817, 489 (Nevada), 297, 318, 320, 322, 324, 328, 1444 (Carson City), 487
This is a quiet title suit to adjudicate the rights to the use of the water of Carson River in Nevada and California. The case was tried before the Court and John V. Mueller, a Special Master, the Master having heretofore submitted proposed findings of fact, conclusions of law and decree. Objections to the Master's report have been filed by the parties and further trial proceedings to resolve those objections have been held before the Court as provided by the proposed preliminary pretrial [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: Civ. No. D-183 BRT
United States v. Conforte (1978)
Bruce I. Hochman and Harvey D. Tack, Hochman, Salkin & DeRoy, a Professional Corp., Beverly Hills, Cal., Stanley H. Brown, James Belford Brown, Stanley H. Brown, Chartered, Reno, Nev., for defendant Joseph Conforte.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CR 77-00024 BRT
On March 31, 1986, Defendant filed a motion, pursuant to Fed.R.Cr.P. 35(a), to correct his sentence by striking the Court's imposition of a special parole term of five years. The special parole term was to follow his 15-year imprisonment. Since the Defendant was convicted of willfully and knowingly distributing 3½ kilograms of heroin, his punishment is prescribed in 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(A). That section provides for punishment by imprisonment or fine, or both. However, the section provides [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CR LV 86-01, LDG
Morrow v. Putnam (2001)Before the court is Defendants' Motion to Dismiss (# 12). Plaintiff Scott D. Morrow ("Plaintiff") alleges that after he took medical leave from his job at the United States Postal Service ("Postal Service"), he was not returned to an "equivalent" position. His pro se complaint alleges violations under the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 ("FMLA" or "Act"), 29 U.S.C. § 2601, et seq. (1994), and seeks equitable and other relief. Defendants are all Postal Service employees, including the [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-N-00-0665 HDM (VPC)
Kevin P. Roddy, Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP, Los Angeles, CA, William S. Lerach, Spencer A. Burkholz, San Diego, CA, Jules Brody, Edward P. Dietrich, Stull, Stull & Brody, New York City, co-lead counsel, for plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-S-96-0708-PMP (RLH)
Plaintiff Kimberly S. Kuhn ("Kuhn") filed this action in November 1993 seeking damages pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq., for the allegedly unlawful debt collection practices of Defendant Account Control Technology, Inc. ("ACT"). Kuhn alleges that beginning in April 1993 representatives of ACT repeatedly subjected her to abusive, unfair, and unlawful debt collection practices, both at her home and place of employment, in an effort to obtain [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-S-93-1142-PMP (RLH)
In May, 1990, plaintiffs discovered damage to their building. At the time, they were insured by defendant under an "all-risk" type of policy. Pursuant to this policy, plaintiffs are covered for every loss except those specifically excluded. After defendants denied coverage on the claim, plaintiff filed a complaint (document # 1A) in Nevada state court, which was subsequently removed to this court (document # 1) on the basis of diversity. Plaintiffs allege that defendant breached the insurance [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-N-90-570-ECR
In Re Agosto (1983)This matter is before the Court on a Motion to Quash Grand Jury Subpoena ad Testificandum or, in the alternative, for a Protective Order. Charles Agosto, Movant, requests that the subpoena ad testificandum, issued by the Special Grand Jury impaneled May 18, 1982, be quashed or alternatively, that the Court prohibit, by protective order, the Movant being interrogated by the members of the Grand Jury or any representative of the Department of Justice as to any matter, which testimony might be [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-LV-82-9, HEC
Bohach v. City of Reno (1996)Mr. Bohach and Mr. Catalano are officers of the Reno Police Department. In early 1996, they sent messages to one another, and to another member of the Department, over the Department's "Alphapage" message system. Faced with an internal affairs investigation based on the contents of those messages, they filed this lawsuit, claiming that both the storage of the messages by the Department's computer network, and their subsequent retrieval from the computer's files, were violations of the federal [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-N-96-403-ECR
Allstate Ins. Co. v. Foster (1988)
Plaintiff Allstate Insurance Company filed this declaratory judgment action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2201 and Fed.R.Civ.P. 57. Allstate seeks a declaration of the rights of the parties under the provisions of a Deluxe Mobilehome Policy, form U10119, under which Allstate provided liability insurance coverage to Steven H. Foster and Roberta Foster.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-N-86-514-HDM
Laxalt v. McClatchy (1985)On September 21, 1984, the plaintiff, a United States Senator from Nevada, filed a complaint in the First Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada against the named defendants. The named defendants are McClatchy Newspapers, C.K. McClatchy, the president, editor, and director of defendant McClatchy Newspapers, and three newspapers, namely The Sacramento Bee, The Modesto Bee, and The Fresno Bee, which are not separate legal entities but are owned entirely by McClatchy. The other individual [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-R-84-407-ECR
This action was commenced May 14, 1991, by the filing of Plaintiff's Complaint (# 1), answered by Defendant on June 7, 1991 (# 3). After a period of discovery, on October 23, 1991, Defendant filed a Motion for Summary Judgment (# 14) pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 56 (# 14). On December 9, 1991, Plaintiff filed an Opposition (# 22) and on January 3, 1992, Defendant filed a Reply (# 26).
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-S-91-359-PMP (RJJ)
Wirtz v. LOCAL UNION 169 (1965)
Charles Donahue, Sol., James R. Beaird, Associate Sol., Altero D'Agostini, Regional Attorney, Norman S. Neyfach, Deputy Regional Attorney, U. S. Department of Labor, Washington, D. C., John W. Bonner, U. S. Atty., Las Vegas, Nev., Merlyn H. Hoyt, Asst. U. S. Atty., Reno, Nev., for plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: Civ. No. 1660
Gust, Rosenfield, Divelbess & Henderson by James F. Henderson, Phoenix, Ariz., and Goodman, Oshins, Brown & Singer by Mark Segal, Las Vegas, Nev., for Phoenix Newspapers, Inc. (The Arizona Republic and The Phoenix Gazette).
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: Civ. No. LV 79-1 RDF
This matter comes before the Court on multiple motions for summary judgment. The Court has considered the motions, the pleadings on file, and oral argument on behalf of all parties. For the reasons discussed below, the Court grants the motions in part and denies the motions in part.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: 2:02-cv-0884-RCJ-RJJ
Donovan v. Schmoutey (1984)
Lamond Mills, U.S. Atty., Las Vegas, Nev., John Hardin Young, Joseph R. Reyna, Paula J. Page, David L. Peña, Willie M. Alexander, Daly D.E. Temchine, Peter B. Dolan, Linda S. Leonard, Nancy S. Hyde, Patrick Hyde, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., for plaintiff Donovan.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-LV 77-47 RDF
Rosenthal v. State of Nev. (1981)The plaintiff, Frank Rosenthal, brought this suit on March 13, 1979, against the defendants State of Nevada, the Nevada Gaming Commission, certain members and former members of the Nevada Gaming Commission, the State Gaming Control Board, and certain members and former members of the State Gaming Control Board. The plaintiff alleges that the actions of the defendants deprived him of his rights under Article IV, § 2, and under the First, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: Civ. No. LV 79-39 RDF
United States v. Redfield (1961)
Howard W. Babcock, U. S. Atty. for Dist. of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev. (at present with the firm of Babcock & Sutton, Las Vegas, Nev.), Clyde R. Maxwell, Jr., Asst. Regional Counsel, I. R. S., San Francisco, Cal. (at present associated with the firm of Faulkner, Sheehan & Wiseman, San Francisco, Cal.), for the United States.
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: Cr. No. 13324
This matter comes before the court on defendant's motion to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b), motion for a more definitive statement, and motion to strike (# 13). Plaintiff opposed (# 14) and defendant replied (# 15).
Court: District Court for the District of Nevada Docket: CV-S-95-901-LDG (RLH)