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  1. Kardon v. National Gypsum Co. (1946)

    This complaint, in substance, charges a conspiracy, participated in by the three defendants, and certain fraudulent misrepresentations and suppressions of the truth in pursuance of the conspiracy, as a result of which the plaintiffs were induced to sell their stock in two corporations to the Slavins, two of the defendants, for far less than its true value.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 6203
  2. Blessing v. United States (1978)

    These cases, now before us on Rule 12 motions, raise the important question whether a claim is stated against the United States under the Federal Tort Claims Act by a complaint alleging that personal injuries have been sustained by an employee of a private industrial plant as the result of a negligently conducted inspection of the facility by representatives of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration [hereinafter "OSHA"].[1] As far as we can ascertain, this is a question of first [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 76-180 and 76-189
  3. United States v. Jerrold Electronics Corporation (1960)

    This action was commenced with the filing of a complaint on February 15, 1957, charging Jerrold Electronics Corporation, its president, Milton Jerrold Shapp, and five of its corporate subsidiaries with being parties to a conspiracy and contracts in unreasonable restraint of trade and commerce in community television antenna equipment in violation of § 1 of the Sherman Act (15 U.S.C.A. § 1); with being parties to a conspiracy and attempting to monopolize trade and commerce in community [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 22080
  4. Zenith Radio Corp. v. Matsushita Elec. Ind. Co. (1980)

    Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley by Edwin P. Rome, William H. Roberts, John Hardin Young, Arnold I. Kalman, Kathleen H. Larkin, Norman E. Greenspan, Lawrence S. Bauman, Philadelphia, Pa., for Zenith Radio Corporation and National Union Electric Corporation, plaintiffs.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 74-2451, 74-3247. MDL 189
  5. Zenith Radio Corp. v. Matsushita Elec. Ind. Co. (1980)

    Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley, by Edwin P. Rome, William H. Roberts, John Hardin Young, Arnold I. Kalman, Kathleen H. Larkin, Norman E. Greenspan, Lawrence S. Bauman, Philadelphia, Pa., for Zenith Radio Corporation and National Union Electric Corporation, plaintiffs.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 74-2451, 74-3247. MDL 189
  6. Colacicco v. Apotex, Inc. (2006)

    Arthur B. Keppel, Charles A. Fitzpatrick, III, Mylotte, David & Fitzpatrick, Broomall, PA, Andrew Thomas Bayman, Erica M. Long, S. Samuel Griffin, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta, GA, David J. Stanoch, Joshua G. Schiller, Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA, for Defendants.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civil Action No. 05-5500
  7. Avellino v. Herron (1997)

    And Now, this 16th day of December, 1997, following oral argument with counsel for the parties, and upon consideration of the motion to dismiss by the defendants, and plaintiff's response thereto, it is hereby ORDERED that the motion is DENIED as to Judge Herron as to Counts 1 & 2. It is FURTHER ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED as to Judge Bonavitacola as to Counts 1 & 2. It is FURTHER ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED for both defendants as to Count 3. The Court's decision is based [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ.A.97-152
  8. Pennsylvania Ass'n v. Commonwealth of Pa. (1972)

    This civil rights case, a class action, was brought by the Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children[1] and the parents of thirteen individual retarded children on behalf of all mentally retarded persons between the ages 6 and 21 whom the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through its local school districts and intermediate units, is presently excluding from a program of education and training in the public schools.[2] Named as defendants are the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Secretary of [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: 71-42
  9. United States v. Wade (1983)

    Kevin Gaynor (argued), Environmental Enforcement Section, Land and Natural Resources Div., Washington, D.C., Joseph J.C. Donovan, EPA, Region III, Philadelphia, Pa., Kermit Rader, EPA, Washington, D.C., for the U.S.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 79-1426
  10. United States v. Collazo (2000)

    We have before us the Motion of the Government to Clarify Sentence which was filed January 4, 2000. This memorandum discusses that motion and issues of restitution which pertain to it. In a jury trial which lasted from jury selection on Monday, August 2, 1999 to Monday, August 9, 1999, defendant was convicted of the following counts: one count of conspiracy, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371; six counts of armed bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Criminal No. 99-00304-01
  11. Highway Truck Drivers and Helpers Local 107 v. Cohen (1960)

    This is a private suit brought under the recently enacted Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, Public Law 86-257 (hereinafter referred to as the "Act"), 29 U.S.C.A. § 401 et seq. That Act establishes a fiduciary responsibility on the part of officers of a labor organization [§ 501(a)], and further provided for a suit in a Federal district court to enforce these responsibilities [§ 501(b)]. The present suit has been brought under § 501(b) to enforce certain of these duties.

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 27053
  12. United States v. Llera Plaza (2002)

    In the government's list of witnesses expected to be called at the upcoming trial, on drug and murder charges, of defendants Carlos Ivan Llera Plaza, Wilfredo Martinez Acosta and Victor Rodriguez, there are four Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint examiners and one FBI fingerprint specialist. To bar the testimony of these anticipated witnesses, the defendants filed a Motion to Preclude the United States from Introducing Latent Fingerprint Identification Evidence. The government [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Cr. 98-362-10, 98-362-11, 98-362-12
  13. Powelton Civic Home Own. Ass'n v. DEPARTMENT OF H. & U. DEv. (1968)

    (1) The defendants' motions to dismiss the plaintiffs' action will be and hereby are GRANTED insofar as the plaintiffs' action rests on alleged violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title 42 U.S.C. § 2000d-1; however, insofar as the plaintiffs' action rests on the defendants' alleged violations of the National Housing Act of 1949 as amended, Title 42 U.S.C. §§ 1441-1465, and of the United States Constitution, the defendants' motions to dismiss will be and hereby are DENIED.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 44197
  14. United States v. Blalock (1966)

    This is a motion to suppress twenty-one twenty dollar bills seized by the F.B. I. in a search of defendant's hotel room in Miami, Florida. At defendant's trial, I denied the motion, but later found it necessary to grant a new trial and a new hearing on the motion prior thereto. 253 F.Supp. 860 (E.D.Pa., 1966). From the testimony at that hearing I find these to have been the relevant circumstances:


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Cr. No. 22244
  15. American Civil Liberties Union v. Reno (1996)

    Christopher A. Hansen, Marjorie Heins, Ann Beeson, Steven R. Shapiro, Catherine Weiss, Laura Abel, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York City; Stefan Presser, ACLU of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; David L. Sobel, Marc Rotenberg, Electronic Privacy Information Center, Washington, DC; Mike Godwin, Electronic Frontier Foundation, San Francisco, CA; Roger Evans, Planned Parenthood Foundation of America, New York City, for plaintiffs: American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civil Action Nos. 96-963, 96-1458
  16. In Re CD Moyer Co. Trust Fund (1977)

    This is an application by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC) for the appointment of a trustee and for an order of distribution of the assets of the C. D. Moyer Pension Trust (the Plan) under sections 4041(g) and 4042(b) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) (29 U.S.C. §§ 1341(g) and 1342(b) (Supp. V 1975)). Jurisdiction is predicated upon section 4003(e)(3) of ERISA (29 U.S.C. § 1303(e)(3)(Supp. V 1975)).


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 77-2268
  17. United States v. Vignola (1979)

    The defendant, Louis Vignola, was appointed President Judge of the Philadelphia Traffic Court in January 1974. On July 21, 1978, the Government filed a five-count indictment[1] charging Vignola with racketeering in violation of the "RICO"[2] statute, and with attempted tax evasion[3] and the filing of false federal income tax returns.[4] The defendant moved before trial to dismiss the RICO count (Count I) and to sever that count from the tax counts. After hearing oral argument we denied those [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Crim. No. Cr. 78-242
  18. Lucas v. "BRINKNES" SCHIFFAHRTS GES. (1974)

    William G. Downey, Philadelphia, Pa., filed amicus curiae brief on behalf of Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc. and Companhia De Navegaco Maritima Netumar seeking denial of motion to dismiss 3rd party complaint.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 73-1120, 73-2150
  19. Horizon House v. Township of Upper Southampton (1992)

    Plaintiff Horizon House brought this action against defendants seeking a declaration that the provision of Ordinance No. 300, imposing a distance requirement of 1000 feet for group homes within the township of Upper Southampton, discriminates against people with handicaps in violation of the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. § 3601 et seq., as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 [hereinafter FHAA], and the equal protection clause of the United States Constitution, and seeking to [...]

    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: 89-2243
  20. Johnson v. Hackett (1968)

    This is a suit[1] under the Civil Rights Act of 1871, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983, 1985 and 1986, seeking damages and injunctive relief against a township of the first class (Bristol Township, Bucks County), its Board of Commissioners, Chief of Police, and two of its policemen for alleged deprivation of the civil rights of Arien Johnson and other members of the Negro race residing in Bristol Township.


    Court: District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Docket: Civ. A. No. 43735

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