“Ventilating” garlic

Aug 27, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Evidence sustained finding that carrier of goods by sea failed to use due care in ventilating a shipment of garlic, and that such failure …

“Circus-like” trial

Aug 26, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

For publicity surrounding incident giving rise to charges against defendant to have infringed protections afforded by due process and Sixth Amendment, …

Bias and “imperfect men and women”

Aug 23, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Expressions of impatience, dissatisfaction, annoyance, and even anger that are within the bounds of what imperfect men and women sometimes display …

New Orleans’ “ancestral entitlement”

Aug 22, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

New Orleans retains ancestral entitlement to regulate business so as to …

Garbage bag accessibility

Aug 21, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

It is common knowledge that plastic garbage bags left on or at the site of a public street are readily accessible to …

“In cat’s best interests”

Aug 20, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

In action to determine ownership of cat, age ten, it was in cat’s best interests, given its limited life expectancy, that it remain with …

Using the legal system to “intimidate and heckle”

Aug 19, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

District court did not abuse its discretion when, pursuant to its inherent powers, it sua sponte dismissed as frivolous pro se state prisoner’s 140-page complaint …

Funds subject to forfeiture

Aug 16, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Funds derived from criminal activity and used to pay attorneys’ fees may be subject to forfeiture, …

Counterfeit gold coins

Aug 15, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Fact that gold coins may no longer be minted, circulated, or recoined nor used to pay any obligation does not preclude them from qualifying as “coins” …

Alligator obstacle

Aug 14, 2013 By: Legal Solutions

Genuine issue of material fact existed as to whether defendant driver was negligent when she hit alligator located on highway and whether such negligence …

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