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District Court for the District of Oregon Court Cases
Plaintiffs Gary and Judy Hulse bring this action against defendants Ocwen Federal Bank, FSB (OFB), Ocwen Financial Services, Inc. (OFSI), David Fennell, and Routh, Crabtree, and Fennell (RCF). The action arises out of a loan from OFB to plaintiffs secured by a trust deed, and default and foreclosure proceedings conducted by Fennell and RCF.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: CV-00-169-HU
United States v. Belgard (1988)Belgard was convicted by a jury of assault resulting in serious bodily injury (namely rupture of the victim's small intestine) 18 U.S.C. §§ 113(f) and 1153. Chief Judge Owen M. Panner presided at the trial, and ordered a presentence report. Summers was indicted on two counts of unarmed bank robbery 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a); he pled guilty to one count in return for the government's promise to move for dismissal of the other at sentencing. Judge Marsh, who took the plea, also ordered a presentence [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Crim. Nos. 88-5-PA, 87-295-MA
United States v. EK (1979)This case presents the bleakest of dramas. The events are unrelievedly sad for society and unutterably tragic for the young man who has been thrust on center stage as the main actor. The misshapen young life of this accused juvenile; the wasted lives of his natural and step-parents whose neglect has contributed to and exacerbated his plight; the misery and abject hopelessness which pervade the conditions with which he has been surrounded; the fear and harm which he has caused his victims; the [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: CR 79-47
Sohappy v. Smith (1969)
Sidney I. Lezak, U. S. Atty., Michael L. Morehouse, Asst. U. S. Atty., District of Oregon, George D. Dysart, Assistant Regional Solicitor. United States Dept. of Interior, Portland, Or., for the United States.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. Nos. 68409, 68513
Keith E. Tichenor, Jeffrey S. Mutnick, Peter W. Preston, Jodie A. Phillips, Pozzi Wilson Atchison, Portland, OR, Michael L. Williams, Kathleen M. Dailey, Williams & Troutwine, P.C., Portland, OR, Don Corson, Arthur C. Johnson, Johnson Clifton Larson & Corson, Eugene, OR, Janet Adamson, John Adamson, Portland, OR, Linda K. Eyerman, Gaylord & Eyerman, Portland, OR, Leslie A. Kocher, MacMillan Scholz & Marks, Portland, OR, Diana L. Craine, Craine & Love, Lake Oswego, OR, [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civil Nos. 92-182-JO (LEAD), 94-892-JO, 94-903-JO, 94-907-JO, 94-258-JO, 93-589-JO (LEAD), 94-260-JO, 94-765-JO, 94-902-JO, 94-949-JO and 94-1280-JO
In 1990, Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq. The purpose of this legislation was to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities, 42 U.S.C. § 12101(b). To date, most ADA litigation has focused upon Title I, which governs the duties that the ADA imposes upon employers. The instant action concerns the obligations that Title III of the ADA imposes upon those who construct and operate public accommodations such as indoor [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 95-84-AS
Under its amended complaint, the plaintiff seeks a declaration of rights in connection with the provisions of a certain contract between plaintiff and the state of Oregon, acting by and through its State Highway Commission. The contract covers the construction of a massive bridge over the Columbia River between Astoria, Oregon, and Megler, Washington, which is being built through the joint efforts of the states of Oregon and Washington. Before the court is defendants' motion to dismiss on [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 64-79
Diana Richards claims her employer, Griffith Rubber Mills, discriminated against her because of her sex, in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(a). She exhausted her administrative remedies, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-4, and filed this action, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-5(e) and (f).
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 68-287
Schmidt v. Safeway Inc. (1994)Plaintiff Stanley Schmidt brings this action against defendant Safeway, Inc., alleging he was terminated from employment and denied reasonable accommodation in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq., and its Oregon counterpart, ORS 659.425. Though the parties have briefed numerous legal and factual disputes, most are either not relevant to this case, or do not present a factual dispute for the jury. This opinion is intended to summarize and explain [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: CV 93-1322-PA
Kristine Rogers, U.S. Atty., Tom Lee, Asst. U.S. Atty., Portland, OR, Fred Disheroon, Special Litigation Counsel, James C. Kilbourne, Charles R. Shockey, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., Washington, DC, for defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. Nos. 92-973-MA (Lead), 93-1420-MA and 93-1603-MA
The United States Trustee ("UST") appeals from the January 31, 1997, order of the bankruptcy court requiring the debtor, Boulders on the River, Inc. ("Boulders"), to pay the minimum quarterly fee of $250 for the second quarter of 1996, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1930(a)(6), as recently amended by Congress. The order further indicates a final decree closing the case, although otherwise appropriate, will be withheld pending payment of the proper fee. In re Boulders on the River, Inc., 205 B.R. 948, [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 97-6138-HO, Bankruptcy No. 692-64208-AER11
This action, challenging the location of the proposed Mt. Hood Freeway in Portland, Oregon, was originally commenced July 31, 1972. Plaintiffs asserted twelve claims, some of which were based on 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On May 24, 1974, I ruled in favor of plaintiffs on their eighth claim that the state highway defendants had failed to comply with 23 U.S.C. § 128(a) and its implementing regulations. I therefore set aside the federal approval of the freeway corridor location. The remaining [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 72-614
Plaintiff, an Oregon resident, brings this maritime personal injury action against defendant shipowner, a corporation of a foreign nation. 28 U.S.C. § 1332. On April 2, 1973, plaintiff worked on board defendant's vessel the M S Nedlloyd Kingston (Kingston), then berthed in navigable waters in Portland, Oregon. He was employed by Jones Oregon Stevedoring Co. (Stevedore), which was performing stevedoring services for the Kingston pursuant to contract. While plaintiff was helping load the [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 74-250
Michael A. Gheleta, Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., Sacramento, CA, Jean E. Williams, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., Washington, DC, Samuel D. Rauch, III, U.S. Department of Justice, Wildlife & Marine Resources Section, Washington, DC, for defendants.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: 99-6265-HO
Kristen L. Gustafson, Wildlife & Marine Resources Section, Environment & Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC, Jimmy A. Rodriguez, U.S. Department of Justice, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC, Jay A. Jerde, Michael R. O'Donnell, State of Wyoming, Attorney General's Office, Cheyenne WY, Suzanne C. Lacampagne, Miller Nash, Portland, OR, Anna M. Seidman, Safari Club International, Washington, DC, Elizabeth E. Howard, Churchill [...]
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. 03-1348-JO
N. Robert Stoll, Steven Douglas Larson, Timothy S. DeJong, Stoll, Stoll, Berne, Lokting & Shlachter, P.C., Portland, OR, Max W. Berger, Steven B. Singer, Bernstein, Litowitz, Berger & Grossman LLP, New York City, for Plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 95-707-JO
Lisa F. Rackner, Roy Pulvers, Lindsay Hart Neil & Weigler, Portland, OR, Mark B. Ehrlich, Thomas F. O'Neil, III, MCI WorldCom Inc., Washington, DC, Jodie L. Kelley, Maureen F. Del Duca, Donald B. Verrilli, Douglas H. Hsiao, Jenner & Block, Washington, DC, for MCI.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civil No. 97-1687-JE
Plaintiffs, Stanley E. Ash, Barbara Ash and Christopher Ash, bring this action under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (the Act), as amended, 20 U.S.C. § 1401 et seq., alleging that the defendant, Lake Oswego School District No. 7J, has failed to provide a free, appropriate public education to Christopher Ash as required by federal law.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civ. No. 90-746-FR
Mayfield v. United States (2007)
Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General, Karin J. Immergut, United States Attorney, Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Elizabeth J. Shapiro, Assistant Director, Renee S. Orleans, Nicholas A. Oldham, Trial Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for defendant United States of America.
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: Civil No. 04-1427-AA
United States v. Detwiler (2004)
Pending before the court is Defendant's motion to declare the Feeney Amendment unconstitutional and to impose sentence under the pre-Feeney version of the federal Sentencing Guidelines. That motion is granted in part. I hold that:
Court: District Court for the District of Oregon Docket: CR 03-372-PA