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New Hampshire v. Keenan  
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0692

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Jeffrey Keenan appealed his conviction for driving a motor vehicle while his vehicle registration privileges were suspended. Because defendant’s conviction was based upon his lawful operation of a vehicle owned...

Petition of Kyle Guillemette  
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 2018-0092

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Kyle Guillemette challenged a determination by the Administrative Appeals Unit (AAU) of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that the notice requirements set forth in RSA 171-A:8, I...

Appeal of Lakes Region Water Company, Inc.  
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0452

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Lakes Region Water Company, Inc. (Lakes Region), appealed a New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (Commission) order requiring Lakes Region to refund a second base charge it had imposed on its customer, Ro...

Anderson v. Estate of Mary D. Wood  
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0559

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Monica Anderson appealed a superior court decision dismissing her personal injury action against the defendant, the Estate of Mary D. Wood, as time-barred. Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle accident wit...

New Hampshire v. Bjorkman  
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0569

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Hjalmar Bjorkman was convicted by jury on one count of using computer services for a prohibited purpose. He challenged the trial court’s denial of his motion to dismiss, contending that jury selection did not f...

New Hampshire v. Sachdev  
Date: November 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0599

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury convicted defendant Abhishek Sachdev on two counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault and one count of simple assault. On appeal, defendant argued the trial court erred when it denied his motion to suppress up...

New Hampshire v. Labrie  
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 2015-0687

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Owen Labrie appealed his conviction by jury on three counts of sexual assault, one count of endangering the welfare of a child, and one count of using computer services for a prohibited purpose. He challenged:...

Appeal of New England Police Benevolent Association, Inc.  
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0472

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners the New England Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (NEPBA) and the State Employees’ Association of New Hampshire, Inc., SEIU, Local 1984 (SEA), appealed a decision of the New Hampshire Public Employee Labor...

Trustees of Dartmouth College v. Town of Hanover  
Date: November 6, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0595

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the Trustees of Dartmouth College, appealed a superior court order upholding the denial of its application for site plan approval by the Town of Hanover’s Planning Board for the construction of an Indoor Pract...

New Hampshire v. Glavan  
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-0363

Justia Opinion Summary: The State of New Hampshire appealed a superior court order granting defendant Shannon Glavan's motion to suppress evidence seized from her automobile. Defendant was discovered sleeping in the driver's seat in a gas stati...

New Hampshire v. Stacey  
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0413

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Sean Stacey appealed his convictions on one felony count and one misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled drug. On appeal, he argued the Superior Court erred by denying his motion to suppress evidence of...

Appeal of Sandra Brown, DVM  
Date: November 1, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0729

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Sandra Brown, DVM, appealed an October 2017 decision by the New Hampshire Board of Veterinary Medicine (Board) suspending her license to practice veterinary medicine for six months and further prohibiting her,...

New Hampshire v. Wilbur  
Date: October 25, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0512

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Jason Wilbur was the former stepfather of the alleged victim (child) in the case. In 2007, the child disclosed she had been sexually assaulted by defendant. Defendant was subsequently indicted on charges of agg...

Atronix, Inc. v. Morris  
Date: October 23, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0318

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Atronix, Inc. filed suit against defendant Kenneth Morris for, among other things, breach of contract, and sued defendant Scott Electronics, Inc. for tortious interference with contractual relations. Atronix ap...

In re O.D.  
Date: October 23, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-0626

Justia Opinion Summary: The parents of O.D., B.D., and G.D. appealed a circuit court order terminating their parental rights over their children, on the ground that they failed to correct the conditions leading to a finding of neglect. They arg...

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