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District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Court Cases
Wm. F. Carpenter, Richard D. Speight, William H. Woods, Goodpasture, Carpenter, Woods & Sasser, Nashville, Tenn., Julius L. Russu, William B. Slowey, Jr., General Motors Corp., Detroit, Mich., for General Motors Corp.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 5572
Rickman v. Dutton (1994)In this habeas corpus proceeding under 28 U.S.C. § 2254, Petitioner Ronald Eugene Rickman challenges the constitutionality of his 1978 conviction and death sentence imposed by the Criminal Court of Shelby County, Tennessee. Commencing May 3, 1994, the Court conducted a limited evidentiary hearing on Rickman's claims challenging only the constitutionality of his conviction for first-degree murder. Upon the evidence presented and argument of counsel, the Court makes the following Findings of [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:85-0256
Plaintiff Penny Brannon brought this action against her former employer and its human resources manager, alleging that her termination for excessive absenteeism was in violation of her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (the "Act" or "FMLA"). 29 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq. Plaintiff claims that certain absences from employment in December 1993 and January 1994 constituted "leave" under the FMLA and should not have counted against her under her employer's absence policy. Plaintiff [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 2:94-0090
This suit was brought in the Chancery Court of Davidson County, Tennessee, by Oman Construction Company ("Oman" or "Contractor") against the Tennessee Valley Authority ("TVA") seeking to set aside a Hearing Officer's final administrative decision rendered pursuant to the Disputes provision of a contract between the parties denying Oman's claim for increased compensation for taxes and insurance costs in the amount of $2,952.82.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 79-3098-NA-CV
Grubbs v. Bradley (1982)G. Gordon Bonnyman, Jr., Kathryn F. Calhoon, Drake Holliday, Russell J. Overby, Legal Services of Middle Tennessee, Inc., Frank C. Gorrell, E. Clifton Knowles, R. Dale Grimes, Bass, Berry & Sims, Nashville, Tenn., David Kozlowski, Legal Services of South Central Tennessee, Inc., Tullahoma, Tenn., Alvin J. Bronstein, Shawn Moore, The National Prison Project of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Inc., Washington, D.C., Lenny L. Croce, Rural Legal Services of Tennessee, Inc., [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 80-3404, 80-3581, 80-3616 and 80-3617
Norman R. Minick, William J. Harbison, Trabue, Minick, Sturdivant & Harbison, John J. Hooker, Hooker, Keeble, Dodson & Harris, Nashville, Tenn., Frank A. Constangy, James Hoover, Constangy & Prowell, Atlanta, Ga., for defendant.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. No. 4312
Hancock v. Avery (1969)This action is before the Court for a temporary restraining order on the plaintiff's allegation that he has been subjected to cruel and unusual punishment. The action is before the Court on the amended complaint of Don Lee Hancock, an inmate of the Tennessee State Penitentiary at Nashville. Named as defendants in the original complaint are the former Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Corrections, the former Warden of the Tennessee State Penitentiary at Nashville, and in the amended [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. No. 5385
Plaintiff Riverside Park Realty Company (hereinafter referred to as Riverside) and its owners, William J. Wilson, Jr., and Tommy G. Wilson, filed this suit in the Chancery Court for Williamson County, Tennessee, to enjoin defendant Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the FDIC) from foreclosing under a deed of trust on real property (Countrywood) owned by Riverside. A temporary restraining order enjoining the foreclosure issued by the state court was continued by [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 78-3232-NA-CV
Cooper v. MRM Inv. Co. (2002)
Pending before the Court is Defendants' Motion to Dismiss or, in the Alternative, to Compel Arbitration and Stay Proceedings (Doc. No. 12). Plaintiff has now responded to this Motion (Doc. No. 16). The Court heard oral arguments in this matter on April 8, 2002. For the reasons discussed below, Defendants' Motion will be denied.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:01-1596
Pursuant to the Court's Memorandum and Order issued on June 8, 1984, Groseclose ex rel. Ronald Harries v. Michael Dutton, et al., 589 F.Supp. 362, (M.D.Tenn. 1984), an evidentiary hearing was held on July 12 and 13, 1984 to determine whether this Court has jurisdiction to entertain the petitioners' third-party next friend habeas corpus petition submitted under 28 U.S.C. § 2242. The petitioners on June 6, 1984 sought habeas corpus relief for Ronald Harries due to his decision to waive [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3-84-0579
In Re Hunt (1983)
At issue in this case is the dischargeability of losses incurred by the debtor through trading commodity futures in United States Treasury Bonds. The plaintiffs assert that the debtor's losses are nondischargeable because fraudulently procured by the issuing of bad checks and the making of a false financial statement. For the reasons discussed below, the standing master concludes that the debts to plaintiffs are dischargeable.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: Bankruptcy No. 381-04076, Adv. Nos. 382-0133, 382-0134
On February 27, 1991, three police officers seized $9000.00 in United States currency from Willie L. Jones at the Nashville International Airport. The currency was subsequently the subject of summary forfeiture proceedings by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of the United States Department of Justice. In this action, Mr. Jones seeks the return of his currency and declaratory relief against the officers Claude Byrum and Stephen Wood of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:91-0520
William C. Chanler and Stephen A. Weiner, of Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York City, and David Keeble, of Hooker, Keeble, Dodson & Harris, Nashville, Tenn., for plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 2418
Jordan v. IBP, Inc. (2008)
Pending before the court is the motion for partial summary judgment with respect to liability filed by the plaintiffs (Docket No. 236), to which the defendants have responded (Docket No. 244), and the plaintiffs have replied (Docket No. 253).
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:02-cv-1132
Pending before the Court are the defendants' motions for summary judgment. Also pending before the Court are the defendants' motion to refer this case to the Magistrate for simplification of issues, ruling on plaintiff's motion to amend, and for determination of pretrial dispositive issues. Finally, defendants move for a continuance of this matter pending the issuance of the Magistrate's Report and Recommendation.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3-88-0978
Rickman v. Dutton (1994)Pending before the Court is petitioner Ronald Eugene Rickman's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment (Doc. No. 211), filed on March 10, 1994, to which respondent Michael Dutton ["the State"] filed a Response and Cross-Motion for Partial Summary Judgment to Petitioner's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. No. 224) on March 23, 1994. On April 1, 1994, petitioner filed a Reply to State's Response to Petitioner's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. No. 236); and a Motion to Strike Respondent's [...]
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:85-0256
United States v. Jordan (1994)
The question before the Court is the proper weight, for sentencing purposes, to be attributed to 22.2 milligrams of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) dissolved in 13.2 grams of an undetermined liquid. The government refers to this solution as "liquid LSD."
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:91-00230
Sanders v. Ellington (1968)
Patrick Hardin, Kermit V. Lipez, Nathan Lewin, and Thomas Hutchison, Attys., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., and Carlton Petway, Asst. U. S. Atty., Nashville, Tenn., for plaintiff-intervenor, the United States.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: Civ. A. No. 5077
David F. Dobbins, Walter M. Luers, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, New York, NY, Jennifer S. Ghanem, Clark Hickman Tidwell, Lassiter, Tidwell & Hildebrand, Nashville, TN, Jerry W. Laughlin, Rogers, Laughlin, Nunnally & Hood, Greenville, TN, for Plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3:05-0171
Ralph W. Mello, Larry Lamont Crain, Long, Seneff & Mello, Brentwood, TN, James B. Helmer, Jr., Paul B. Martins, Helmer, Lugbill, Martins & Neff, L.P.A., Cincinnati, OH, for A. Scott Pogue.
Court: District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Docket: 3-94-0515