At the hearing on the motion, the arresting officer testified that on March 6, 2005, he stopped defendant
was not wearing a seat belt.
Defense counsel said defendants
settled the Ruth case because procedural issues bad emerged that might have limited their ability to fully present their case to the jury, and that trying the case would have served little purpose in the overall adjudication of the pending welding fume lawsuits because of Mr.
16) The government objected, saying "it had no obligation to examine the personnel files absent a showing by the defendant
that they contained information material to his defense.
The decision does set a high standard; it mandates that forced medication orders for each nonviolent defendant
must pass a four-part test.
Similarly, the new rules prevent plaintiffs from asserting multiple claims in addition to medical malpractice, merely to attach a defendant
that would allow the lawsuit to be brought in a preferred jurisdiction.
Plaintiff notified defendant
of the problem, and defendant
sent a crew that dug up the ground and exposed the pipe under the sinkhole.
owner stated that on the one hand, since the entire tax refund issue revolves around a written lease which is silent on the matter of the tax refund, the refund belongs to the owner.
Wisconsin is one of a growing number of states, including Kansas and Virginia, that now charge indigent defendants
for public representation.
Molestation is a notoriously difficult crime to prove, and most cases come down to whom the jury trusts more, the child (or the child's parents) or the defendant
Some have a complete bar of joint and several liability, some prevent the application of joint and several liability to noneconomic damages, and others preclude its application to a defendant
that does not satisfy the threshold of responsibility needed to trigger its application.
The district court granted summary judgment to the defendants
and the appeals court affirmed.