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District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Court Cases
Four Negro school children, by their parents and next friends, bring this class action, on behalf of themselves and those similarly situated, to test the constitutionality of the Alabama School Placement Law, and to enjoin the Birmingham Board of Education, its members, agents, representatives and employees from enforcing said School Placement Law, and from refusing, "solely on the basis of race or color or resentment by others," to permit the four plaintiff Negro children and others [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 8914
Fike v. Gold Kist, Inc. (1981)
These actions are before the court on defendants' motions to dismiss based on lack of subject matter jurisdiction. The cases have been consolidated because common questions of fact and law predominate. For the purposes of the motions to dismiss, those common questions are dispositive of both cases.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 80-G-0545-NW, 80-G-0546-NW
Now before the Court in the above-styled action is a Fed.R.Civ.P. 12(b)(2) motion filed on December 21, 2001 by Third-Party Defendant Integretel, Inc. ("Integretel"), seeking an order dismissing for lack of personal jurisdiction the third-party claims asserted against it by Defendant/Counterclaim Plaintiff/Third-Party Plaintiff Federal TransTel, Inc. ("FTT"). (Doc. 16). With the jurisdictional discovery authorized by the Court complete, the parties have filed evidence and briefs in support of [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: CV 01-BU-2785-S
Ball v. Woods (1975)Earnest Ball, presently serving a life sentence in Alabama's Holman prison, has filed in this court three civil actions for damages under 42 U.S.C.A. § 1983. One (CA 74-1199) charges that unreasonable force was used by Tuscaloosa city policemen in effecting his arrest in connection with a domestic squabble, a struggle during which one of the arresting officers was killed by Ball with a shotgun. A second (CA 75-155) asserts that a treating physician gave Ball inadequate treatment for injuries [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 74-P-1199-W, 75-P-0155-W, 75-P-0549-W and 75-P-2078-W
Robinson v. Merrill Lynch (1971)Plaintiff, a practicing physician and attorney, seeks to recover $48,000.00 from his broker for losses incurred in trading commodity future contracts of pork bellies and hogs, which it is contended resulted from defendant's negligent failure to advise him of material market information. Specifically, plaintiff claims that while he was the owner of fourteen short contracts in pork bellies and four short contracts in hogs, purchased through defendant, a report of the United States Department of [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 69-600
This matter comes before the Court on the plaintiff's application for judgment. The plaintiff's fraud, breach of contract, and related claims have been submitted to an arbitration panel at the insistence of the defendant. The arbitrators, having considered those claims and having found them meritorious, have awarded the plaintiffs $41,091.25 in compensatory damages. In addition, because they found the defendant guilty of willful misrepresentations of material fact concerning the transaction at [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. CV82-L-5556-NE
Bank United v. Manley (2001)
Jeffrey J. Hartley, Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Mewman & Rouse, PC, Mobile, AL, Robert J. Prattle, Briggs & Morgan, Minneapolis, MN, Alan Hall Maclin, Mark G. Schroeder, Briggs & Morgan, PA, St. Paul, MN, for Bank United.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: CV-00-N-2141-W, CV-00-N-2149-W to CV-00-N-2151-W
Plaintiff Joseph Campbell brings this suit under the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EHA), 20 U.S.C. §§ 1401, et seq.; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Amendments of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794; 42 U.S.C. § 1983; and the due process and equal protection clauses of the fourteenth amendment. He charges that defendants have violated his right to a free appropriate education and seeks declaratory, injunctive and monetary relief. Defendants are the Talladega County Board of Education [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 79-M-277-E
This action, presaged by charges filed with the EEOC in 1967 against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, was brought by the plaintiffs, seven black employees of Goodyear, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S. C.A. § 2000e et seq. Injunctive relief and back pay are sought under Title VII and under Rule 23 for the benefit of all black employees hired by Goodyear after 1958. Local 12, United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers of America, the bargaining representative [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 70-844
Robert M. Girardeau, Brandy J. Murphy, Huie Fernambucq & Stewart, Birmingham, AL, Peyton Lacy, Jr., Timothy A. Palmer, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC, Birmingham, AL, for Samford University.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: 97-AR-1939-S
John P. Hills, Atty., Dept. of Justice, Land and Natural Resources Div., Pollution Control Section, Ira De Ment, U. S. Atty. and F. E. Leonard, Jr., Asst. U. S. Atty., for Secretary of the Army and the Chief of the United States Corps of Engineers.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 70-733, N. D. Ala., S. D. Civ. A. No. 3124-N, M. D. Ala., N. D. Civ. A. No. 6290-70-T, S. D. Ala
Jefferson County v. Acker (1994)
These actions come before the Court on cross-motions for summary judgment, as well as certain procedural motions. They were filed in the District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, seeking to recover taxes allegedly due plaintiff by defendants pursuant to Jefferson County Ordinance No. 1120 of 1987, and subsequently were removed to this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1442. By order of February 23, 1993, these actions have been consolidated.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: 93-M-0069-S, 93-M-0196-S
Phillips v. Amoco Oil Co. (1985)This is an action seeking the recovery of specified employee benefits, together with compensatory and punitive damages. It stems from the sale of a liquid propane gas operation by defendant Amoco Oil Company ("Amoco") to defendant Northern Propane Gas Company ("Norgas"). The plaintiffs have cast their net wide, alleging that the sale violated no less than eight sections of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. § 1001 et. seq. Moreover, in apparent recognition [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ.A. CV80-L-1416-S
The plaintiff, Raymond E. Davis, in this non-jury proceeding, is a World War II armed forces veteran who temporarily left his employment with the defendant, Alabama Power Company, to serve his country during war time. This plaintiff asserts, pursuant to the Military Selective Service Act, that the period of time spent in the service of his country should be held, by this court, to be "accredited service" for purposes of computing retirement pension benefits under the defendant's retirement [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 72-G-1123-S
The court has under consideration the issue of whether its reference to the Bankruptcy Court should be withdrawn with regard to these two cases. The Bankruptcy Judge has recommended withdrawal based upon Granfinanciera v. Nordberg, 492 U.S. 33, 109 S.Ct. 2782, 106 L.Ed.2d 26 (1989). Neither defendant has filed a claim in the bankruptcy case and the matters are pending before the Bankruptcy Court pursuant to actions to avoid or recover preferences. There is a jury demand in each action. The [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Bankruptcy Nos. CV89-Y-1728-S, CV89-Y-1727-S
William C. Knight, Jr., John C. Morrow, Burr & Forman, Birmingham, AL, Harvey Jackson, Jr., Jasper, AL, Billy R. Randles, Robert E. Northrip, William L. Allinder, Shook Hardy & Bacon, Kansas City, MO, Edward R. Jackson, Tweedy Jackson & Beech, Jasper, AL, for Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: CV 94-B-0901-J
Nicholas deB. Katzenbach, Atty. Gen., St. John Barrett, John Doar, Asst. Attys. Gen., and Charles T. Duncan, Gen. Counsel, EEOC, Washington, D. C., and Macon L. Weaver, U. S. Atty., Birmingham, Ala., for intervening plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ. A. No. 66-65
Williams v. Pryor (1999)
Michael Lawrence Fees, Watson Fees & Jimmerson PC, Huntsville, AL, Amy L. Herring, Harris & Herring, Huntsville, AL, Mark J. Lopez, American Civil Liberties Union, New York City, NY, for Sherri Williams, B.J. Bailey, Betty Faye Haggermaker, Sherry Taylor-Williams, Alice Jean Cope, Jane Doe, plaintiffs.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civ.A. 98-S-1938-NE
This cause comes to be heard on defendant Educational Credit Management Corporation's ("ECMC") Motion to Dismiss, which has been treated by this court as a motion for summary judgment, filed November 30, 1998. Plaintiff Patricia Pelfrey (hereinafter "Pelfrey" or "plaintiff"), on behalf of herself and a nationwide class, filed a complaint on September 25, 1998, alleging that ECMC violated the federal Fair Debt and Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692, et seq. ("FDCPA"), in attempting to [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: CV-98-PT-2422 E
Thomas v. Allen (2009)Petitioner, Kenneth Glenn Thomas, is an inmate in the custody of the Alabama Department of Corrections. He was sentenced to death by the Circuit Court of Limestone County, Alabama, for the intentional murder of Mrs. Flossie McLemore during the course of a burglary. See Ala. Code § 13A-5-40(a)(4) (1975). Following exhaustion of his direct appeal rights and post-conviction remedies in the state court system, Thomas filed a petition in this court, seeking relief in the nature of habeas corpus. [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Docket: Civil Action No. CV-01-S-0772-NE