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Convertino v. Dep't of Justice
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1722

Justia Opinion Summary: After obtaining terrorism convictions, then-Assistant U.S. Attorney Convertino came under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). An unidentified DOJ source leak...

USA v. Graciela Fonseca-Leyva
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2612

USA v. Albert Franklin, Jr.
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: 14-5093

USA v. Gerard Coulombe
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2547

Velez v. Cuyahoga Metro. Hous. Auth.
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-3978

Justia Opinion Summary: The Section 8 low-income housing assistance voucher program, 42 U.S.C. 1437f(o), is administered by public housing agencies such as Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA). Program regulations define “rent to [the...

Waleska Velez v. Cuyahoga Metro. Housing Authority
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4019

USA v. Erik Thornton
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4059

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-4078

Curtis Hart v. Henry Steward
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-5446

USA v. Sheryl Bruner
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-5990

USA v. Joseph Kemmerling
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: 15-5092

Shoemaker v. City of Howell
Date: July 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-2535

Justia Opinion Summary: Howell, Michigan undertook to refurbish and landscape its streets and removed a tree planted in the curb strip by Shoemaker. Shoemaker claims that when he protested, city workers told him “that’s not your property, you h...

Derryck Henson v. Warden, London Correctional Inst.
Date: July 29, 2015
Docket Number: 13-4322

Shaw v. AT&T Umbrella Benefit Plan
Date: July 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2224

Justia Opinion Summary: Shaw, a 39-year-old male Michigan Bell customer service representative, stopped working because of chronic neck pain. Shaw was covered under the AT&T Midwest Disability Benefits Program, under which short-term disability...

Boulton v. Swanson
Date: July 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-2308

Justia Opinion Summary: Sergeant Boulton, working in the county jail, was a union leader. The union initiated mandatory contract arbitration with the Sheriff’s Office, at which Undersheriff Swanson testified regarding Taser, firearm, and CPR tr...