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  1. Crawford v. US Dept. of Justice (2000)

    Before the Court is the Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, or in the Alternative, Motion for Summary Judgment (docket entries 19-2 and 19-3). Having considered the motion, the Plaintiff's response, and the Defendants' rebuttal, the Court finds, for the reasons explained below, that the motion to dismiss should be granted and that this case should be dismissed without prejudice. A separate judgment will be entered. Fed.R.Civ.P. 58.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: 5:98CV73BrS
  2. Bank of Indiana, Nat. Ass'n v. Holyfield (1979)

    The defendants in this action, Mr. and Mrs. Holyfield, are dairy farmers in Simpson County, Mississippi who entered into a lease for the use of certain dairy cows in their milking operation with a company that subsequently merged with the plaintiff, the Bank of Indiana (Bank). A large number of the leased cows were destroyed by a storm, and the defendants were unable to comply with the terms of the lease as it was written. This action was brought by the Bank to recover from the defendants [...]

    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J77-0036(N)
  3. Bank One, NA v. Coates (2001)

    There are presently pending in this cause for resolution a number of motions, including plaintiff Bank One's motion to compel arbitration, and defendant's motions for abstention, to join additional parties and dismiss, and for discovery. The parties have responded to each other's motions and the court, having considered the memoranda of authorities, together with attachments, submitted by the parties, concludes that defendant's motions should be denied, and that Bank One's motion should be [...]

    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ.A. 3:00CV671LN
  4. Pridgen v. Green Tree Financial Servicing Corp. (2000)

    Before the Court is the motion of Defendant Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation ("Green Tree") to dismiss and compel arbitration. After considering the motion and Plaintiff's response, the Court finds that the motion is well taken and should be granted.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ.A. 3:99CV771BN
  5. Merchants Co. v. American Motorists Ins. (1992)

    This cause is presently before the Court on the Plaintiff's Amended Motion for Partial Summary Judgment on the issue of insurance coverage in this action. Having reviewed the parties' briefs and being otherwise fully advised in this matter, the Court finds that the Plaintiff's motion for partial summary judgment should be granted.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. H91-0169(P)(N)
  6. United States v. State of Mississippi (1964)

    T. F. Badon, Joe D. Gordon, Liberty, Miss., Joseph Drake, Port Gibson, Miss., Semmes Luckett, Leon Porter, Jr., Chester Curtis, Clarksdale, Miss., Aubrey Bell, Hardy Lott, Greenwood, Miss., J. O. Sams, Jr., William Burgin, Jr., W. H. Jolly, Columbus, Miss., B. D. Statham, Magnolia, Miss., Joe T. Patterson, Atty. Gen. of Mississippi, Dugas Shands, Asst. Atty. Gen. of Mississippi, Charles Clark, Jackson, Miss., for defendants.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. 3312
  7. Evans v. Thigpen (1986)

    This habeas corpus death penalty case is presently before the Court for review of a Report and Recommendation issued by the United States Magistrate. Having conducted a de novo review of the pleadings, briefs, and state court evidentiary record in this matter, the Court agrees with the Magistrate's ultimate recommendation that the Petition for habeas relief should be denied. However, we deny the writ, and uphold the imposition of the death penalty, only for the reasons set forth in this [...]

    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J84-0090(B)
  8. Raesly v. Grand Housing, Inc. (2000)

    Dorrance Aultman, Kelly Cash Lee, Aultman, Tyner, Ruffin & Yarborough, Ltd, Hattiesburg, MS, Lee N. Perry, Perry & Murr, Gulfport, MS, William H. Leech, Beth Orlansky, McGlinchey Stafford, Jackson, MS, for Defendants.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: CIV.A.4:00CV29LN
  9. STATE FARM MUT. AUTO. INS. v. Universal Underwriters (1984)

    This case is before the court on the Motions for Summary Judgment filed by plaintiff, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (State Farm), and defendant, Universal Underwriters Insurance Company (Universal). The suit was brought in the Circuit Court of Hinds County and removed by the defendant to this court with jurisdiction premised on diversity of citizenship, 28 U.S.C. § 1332.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J82-0637(L)
  10. Wilson v. Retail Credit Company (1971)

    The defendant herein, a Georgia corporation engaged in the business of providing confidential insurance, employment, and credit reports to customers on a nationwide basis, has moved the Court for a Summary Judgment in this libel suit brought against it by the plaintiff, W. R. Wilson, a resident of Pascagoula, Mississippi.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. 3847
  11. Lawrence v. Jackson MacK Sales, Inc. (1992)

    Plaintiff Pamela S. Lawrence brought the present action seeking benefits pursuant to an employee benefit plan covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. § 1132(e), as amended by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), 29 U.S.C. § 1161 et seq., and damages relating to the failure to pay such benefits as were allegedly due, including statutory penalties for failure to provide notice of her COBRA rights. The case is now before the Court on the [...]

    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civil A. No. J89-0573(L)
  12. Martin v. Texaco, Inc. (1969)

    Plaintiff, James P. Martin, filed this action against defendant, Texaco, Inc., for $96,000.00, actual damages, and $65,000.00, exemplary damages, based on alleged unlawful or wrongful interference by defendant with an alleged contract entered into between plaintiff and one Hagan Parmley, for the purchase by Parmley from plaintiff of real and personal property.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. 3634
  13. Gentry v. Jackson State University (2009)

    This cause is before the court on the motion of defendant Jackson State University for summary judgment pursuant to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Plaintiff Dr. Laverne Gentry has responded to the motion and the court, having considered the memoranda of authorities, together with attachments, submitted by the parties, concludes that the motion should be granted in part and denied in part.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civil Action No. 3:07CV584TSL-JCS
  14. Martin v. Allain (1987)

    Ellis Turnage, Morris & Turnage, Cleveland, Miss., Julius L. Chambers (pro hac vice), James M. Nabrit, III, Deborah Fins, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, New York City, Robert B. McDuff, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, D.C., Pamela S. Karlan (pro hac vice), NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., New York City, for plaintiffs.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. Nos. J-84-0708(B), J-85-0960(B)
  15. Jamison v. Purdue Pharma Co. (2003)

    Christopher A. Shapley, Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, Lawrence E. Allison, Jr., Steven J. Allen, Robert L. Gibbs, Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, Walker W. Jones, III, Bradley W. Smith, Terence L. High, Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell, Chris J. Walker, John L. Hinkle, IV, Markow, Walker & Reeves, Jackson, MS, Diana Dornan, Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, Ridgeland, MS, for defendants.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: CIV.A. 5:02CV177BRS
  16. Rhoden v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Co. (1998)

    This cause is before the Court on Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment and Plaintiffs' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment. Having considered the Motions, Responses, Reply, Rebuttal, Surrebuttal, supporting and opposing memoranda, and all attachments to each, the Court finds that Defendant's Motion is well taken and should be granted, and Plaintiffs' Motion is not well taken and should be denied.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: CIV. A. 3:98CV212BN
  17. Thatcher v. Brennan (1986)

    This cause is before the court on the motion of the defendant, Mead Johnson and Company (Mead Johnson), for summary judgment. The plaintiff, Walter Thatcher, filed timely response to the motion and the court has considered the memoranda with attachments of both parties.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J84-0610(L)
  18. Searcy v. Knostman (1993)

    Before the court are the plaintiffs' objections to two Orders entered by the Magistrate-Judge. The first Order denied plaintiffs' motion to remand this matter to the state court where it originated or, in the alternative, for the court to abstain. The second Order granted defendants' motion for referral and motion to transfer venue, ordering that this entire action be transferred to the Bankruptcy Court in Houston, Texas. In reaching his conclusions, the Magistrate-Judge held that this lawsuit [...]

    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J92-0035(W)
  19. Crouch v. General Elec. Co. (1988)

    This cause is before the court on the amended motion of defendant General Electric Company (GE) for summary judgment pursuant to Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Plaintiffs Stephen G. Crouch and Jessie Crouch timely responded to the motion and the court has considered the memoranda of authorities together with attachments submitted by the parties.


    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J87-0476(L)
  20. Moore v. Interstate Fire Ins. Co. (1989)

    Presently before the court is defendant Paul Mooney's motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim as well as motions by plaintiff Lucille Moore to remand, to dismiss without prejudice and to strike, or in the alternative, dismiss the motion filed by Mooney. Each of these motions, while separately filed, relates to the same basic issue, that being whether this action was properly removed from state court and whether it may or should remain in this court. These matters have been fully briefed [...]

    Court: District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi Docket: Civ. A. No. J89-0020(L)

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