District Court for the Northern District of Texas Court Cases
This order constitutes the court's findings of fact and conclusions of law entered after a five-week trial to the court on the Phase I liability issues of a class action race and sex discrimination case under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. งง 2000e et seq. ("Title VII"). For the sake of clarity, and so that this opinion may stand as a self-contained unit, the facts and procedural history of the case will be set forth in full.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: CA-3-6982-G, CA-3-7949-G
Pending before the Court are Plaintiff Old Republic Insurance Company's ("Republic") Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment; Defendant/Third-Party Plaintiffs Steve Tarris, Jr. and Comprehensive Health Care Associates, Inc.'s ("CHCA") Partial Motion for Summary Judgment; and Third-Party Defendant Unigard Security Insurance Company's ("Unigard") Motion for Summary Judgment. After careful consideration of the Motions, Briefs, summary judgment evidence, and the applicable law, the Court is of the [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 7-90-46-K
This court ... is not empowered to suspend constitutional guarantees so that the government may more effectively wage a "war on drugs." If that war is to be fought, those who fight it must respect the rights of individuals, whether or not those individuals are suspected of having committed a crime. By the same token, this Court is not empowered to forbid law enforcement practices simply because it considers them distasteful. Florida v. Bostick [___ U.S. ___], 111 S.Ct. 2382, 2389, 115 L.Ed.2d [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 4-91-228-K
In Re National Gypsum Co. (1992)
Marvin Collins, U.S. Atty., Rebecca Gregory, Asst. U.S. Atty., Dallas, Tex., David L. Dain, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Div., John Wheeler, Enforcement LE-134S, U.S.E.P.A., Anna Wolgast, Jeffery K. Gordon, Peter E. Jaffe, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for E.P.A., plaintiff.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 3-91-1653-H, Bankruptcy Nos. BK390-37214-SAF-11, BK390-37213-SAF-11
Martin v. Glass (1983)
Plaintiffs, Robert Lee Martin and Franklin Martin own royalty and overriding royalty interests, and Minerals, Inc., and Charles E. Brown own overriding royalty interests in an oil and gas lease in Jack County, Texas, designated as the Glass-Martin Lease, which is owned and operated by the Defendant John P. Glass, and located in an area known as the Fort Worth Basin.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 4-79-191-K
Mark Martin, Patrick F. McGowan, James K. Peden, Strasburger & Price, Dallas Tex., Sullivan & Cromwell, Robert MacCrate, James H. Carter, D. Stuart Meiklejohn, New York City, for defendant.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: CA-3-75-0715-G
Pending before the Court are the parties' cross-motions for partial summary judgment, both filed on October 16, 2002. Having carefully considered the motions, responses, and replies, the Court concludes that the defendant's motion should be DENIED and the plaintiffs' motion should be GRANTED.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: 4:02-CV-112-Y
Before the court for consideration and decision are the motions of defendant, The Southern Company, ("Southern") for withdrawal of the reference of an adversary proceeding ("motion for withdrawal") and to transfer the adversary proceeding to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ("motion to transfer"). After having considered the motions, responses thereto, replies by the movants, other parts of the record pertinent to such motions, and applicable [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: 4:05-CV-479-A
Bush v. McCollum (1964)
In this case James E. Bush filed a petition for the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas asking for his release from the custody of Wayne McCollum, Sheriff of Ellis County, Texas.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 3-63-451
Marsh v. First USA Bank, NA (2000)Before the Court is Defendant First USA Bank's Motion to Dismiss or Stay Proceedings and to Compel Arbitration, filed on June 11, 1999. Also before the Court is Defendant First USA Bank's Motion to Strike, filed on February 23, 2000, and Plaintiffs' Motion to Strike, filed on March 9, 2000. After consideration, the Court is of the opinion that Defendant's motion to compel arbitration should be granted and, accordingly, Plaintiffs' complaint should be dismissed. Further, the Court believes that [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: 3:99-CV-0783-T
After making an independent review of the pleadings, files and records in this case, and the Findings and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge, I am of the opinion that the Findings and Conclusions of the Magistrate Judge are correct and they are adopted as the Findings and Conclusions of the Court.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: 3-97-CV-2594-R
Taco Bell Corp. v. Cracken (1996)This is an action to recover against two attorneys, and one attorney's professional corporation, on theories of fraud, abuse of process, conspiracy, and negligent misrepresentation for allegedly-collusive conduct that enabled the plaintiffs in a state-court wrongful death suit to maintain venue in a favorable forum. The court concludes that plaintiff's claims are barred as a matter of law, because each one arises out of conduct undertaken as part of the defendant-attorneys' duties in [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civil Action No. 3:93-CV-1613-D
Nuclear Corporation of America, a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in the State of North Carolina, has brought this action against Bill G. Hale, Lloyd Ruby and Jack Conley who are Texas residents and who were sole stockholders, directors and officers of Mac Steel, Inc., a now defunct corporation. Nuclear seeks to hold these defendants individually liable for the payment of moneys owed to it by Mac Steel, Inc. Jurisdiction is based on 28 U.S.C. § 1332.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. CA-7-688
Rawlings, Sayers & Scurlock, by Clayte Binion, Fort Worth, Tex., Paul F. Sullivan, Washington, D. C., for intervening defendants, Kenosha Auto Transport Corp., Dallas & Mavis Forwarding Co., Inc., Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging Co., Red Top Trucking Co., Inc.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. CA 4-74-25
Tatro v. State of Tex. (1981)
Deatherage & Weaver by James W. Deatherage, Irving, Tex., for Irving ISD, Bd. of Trustees of Irving ISD, Roger Hill, Dr. Robert Pierce, Anne Pfaff, Barbara Cardwell, Troy Kelley, Pat Norman and John Stipes.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. CA3-79-1281-G
In its opinion filed October 22, 1980, this Court found phase one liability under Title VII for certain of defendant's practices. Thereafter, the Court invited counsels' comment regarding the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Texas Department of Community Affairs v. Burdine, 450 U.S. 248, 101 S.Ct. 1089, 67 L.Ed.2d 207 (1981) ("Burdine"). The Bank has responded with a request for reconsideration of all but one liability finding. The accused findings are:
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: CA3-6982-G, CA3-7949-G
FDIC v. Niblo (1993)
Clifford Charles Ruder, F.D.I.C., Legal Div., USA, Brenda H. Collier, Collier & Associates, Paul Christopher Wolf, F.D.I.C., Dallas, TX, William E. Minkley, F.D.I.C., San Antonio, TX, Roy B. Longacre, Diann D. Waddill, Wagstaff Alvis Stubbeman Seamster & Longacre, Abilene, TX, for F.D.I.C.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. Nos. 1:92-CV-107-C, 1:92-CV-110-C and 1:92-CV-128-C
Presently before the Court are: 1) Defendant Casa View Baptist Church's ("Casa View's") Motion For Summary Judgment On Shelby Baucum's Cross-Claims filed on April 28, 1995, Baucum's Response filed on June 2, 1995, and Casa View's Reply filed on June 22, 1995; 2) Defendant Casa View's Motion For Summary Judgment On Plaintiffs' Claims filed on May 1, 1995, Plaintiffs' Response filed on May 31, 1995, and Casa View's Reply filed on June 20, 1995; and 3) Shelby Baucum's ("Baucum's") Motion For [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 3-92-CV-1630-P
Maxey v. Freightliner Corp. (1978)
On November 21, 1974, in Comanche, Texas, Billy Carroll Maxey and Mary Delia Maxey were burned alive in the cab of a truck manufactured by defendant Freightliner Corporation. The large diesel powered truck tilted on its side and slid approximately 288 feet to a stop, without forcefully colliding with any objects. The fatal fire erupted after the truck came to a stop. Bill's and Mary's death orphaned Mary Kathryn Maxey, age 12, and Carroll Kaylene Maxey, age 9.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. CA-3-76-1204-G
This action came on for hearing before the Court on May 22, 1961, and the Court having considered the pleadings and motions filed herein, and after having considered the evidence submitted by the respective parties, and the Court now having entered Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law to the effect that the evidence sustains the allegations of each count of the amended complaint for injunction, and the Court having found that the Securities and Exchange Commission is entitled to a final [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas Docket: Civ. A. No. 8224