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N. Fork Land & Cattle, LLLP v. First Am. Title Ins. Co.
Date: November 24, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 150
Docket Number: S-14-0314

Justia Opinion Summary: First American Title Insurance Company issued title insurance policies to the predecessors of North Fork Land & Cattle, LLLP. When North Fork learned that Bunker Road, which crosses three of North Fork’s properties, was...

Pena v. State
Date: November 24, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 149
Docket Numbers: S-15-0054, S-15-0055

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of larceny. The district court revoked Defendant’s probation from a previous case and imposed the remainder of Defendant’s sentence. Defendant appealed in both cases. The Supre...

Guilford v. State
Date: November 23, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 147
Docket Number: S-15-0058

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or controlled substances and was sentenced to six to seven years’ confinement. The Supreme Court affirm...

Guy v. Lampert
Date: November 23, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 148
Docket Number: S-15-0106

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, an inmate at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution, filed a petition for declaratory judgment asking the district court to find that Steve Hargett, the warden of the institution, and Robert Lampert, the...

Wyo-Ben, Inc., v. Van Fleet
Date: November 19, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 146
Docket Numbers: S-15-0049, S-15-0050

Justia Opinion Summary: A road crosses the corner of a parcel of property owned by Boyd Van Fleet. A dispute arose between Van Fleet and Appellants concerning Appellants’ ownership and right to use that portion of the road in conjunction with b...

Continental W. Ins. Co. v. James Black, JJ Bugs, Ltd.
Date: November 16, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 145
Docket Number: S-15-0068

Justia Opinion Summary: Keizer Trailer Sales, Inc., which was insured by Continental Western Insurance Company (CWIC), sold three trailers to James Black. The installment purchase agreement stated that Keizer would remain the owner of the trail...

Nordwall v. State
Date: November 13, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 144
Docket Number: S-15-0004

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1994, Appellant was charged with four counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of aggravated assault and battery. Appellant entered a plea pursuant to a plea agreement under which the State dismissed all bu...

Pope v. Rosenberg
Date: November 12, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 142
Docket Number: S-14-0291

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff executed a non-compete agreement restricting her ability to compete with an accounting firm that she sold to Defendant. Before the non-compete agreement expired, Plaintiff was awarded the position of office man...

Laramie County Sch. Dist. v. Kinstler
Date: November 12, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 143
Docket Number: S-15-0043

Justia Opinion Summary: During the 2011-2012 school year, Plaintiff was a continuing contract teacher who worked for the Laramie County School District No. One. In spring of 2012, the District Superintendent gave Plaintiff notice that he propos...

Linch v. Linch
Date: November 10, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 141
Docket Number: S-15-0073

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Appellant filed a Wyo. R. Civ. P. 60(b)(4) motion seeking to set aside a 1999 default judgment granting Appellee a divorce. In support of her motion, Appellant alleged that the default judgment was void because...

McGinn v. State
Date: November 6, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 140
Docket Number: S-14-0251

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of domestic battery and possession of a weapon with intent to threaten. Defendant appealed, arguing (1) the prosecutor improperly asked him a series of questions during his...

Yager v. State
Date: October 30, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 139
Docket Number: S-15-0045

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was employed as a probation a parole agent when he began a sexual relationship with a probationer he supervised. The State ultimately charged Appellant with second-degree sexual assault under Wyo. Stat. Ann. 6-...

Positive Progressions, LLC v. Landerman
Date: October 23, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 138
Docket Numbers: S-14-0313, S-14-0250

Justia Opinion Summary: Amy Landerman filed a complaint against Nathan Cook alleging that Cook fraudulently obtained shares of Landerman’s company, a Wyoming corporation. The district court entered judgment against Cook, finding that Cook commi...

Allgier v. State
Date: October 23, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 137
Docket Number: S-15-0044

Justia Opinion Summary: A highway patrol trooper pulled over the driver of a vehicle for following too closely and for having a cracked windshield. Appellant was seated in the front passenger seat. After Appellant appeared to have suffered a se...

Bartel v. West
Date: October 15, 2015
Citation: 2015 WY 136
Docket Number: S-15-0036

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants and the company they own filed suit against David Fisher and other defendants, alleging claims arising from an unfulfilled real estate purchase agreement. Fisher filed an answer and counterclaim. Three years l...

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