Civil Procedure

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Motion to Continue Because Saints Are in the Playoffs: GRANTED

Hail to Judge Ernest L. Jones of Orleans Parish, who swiftly granted a motion to continue a trial originally set for Monday. (According to this article the motion was granted on Wednesday, the same day it was filed.) This gives…



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Deposition Confirms Suspicions of Drug Use

John Freeman sued for $3 million after he fell off a roof at a job site and broke his left arm.  Defense attorneys were eager to take Freeman’s deposition partly because they had learned he had a history of drug…


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Indiana Judge Detains Five Suspected Ringing-Cell-Phone Culprits

A judge in Lake County, Indiana, held three people in contempt of court on Wednesday after someone’s cell phone rang during the morning court call.  It was apparently the third ringing incident that morning, and Judge Boswell was able to…


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Man Seeks Damages for Damage Caused by Man

Curtis and Rhonda Gokey, of Lodi, California, have both filed claims against the city for damage to their vehicle caused when one of the city's dump trucks backed into it. Driving the dump truck: Curtis Gokey. Gokey filed a $3600…


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David Letterman Fights TRO Granted to Crazy Lady

Here’s how easy it is to get a temporary restraining order — a woman in Santa Fe has been granted a TRO against David Letterman apparently based on claims that Letterman has caused her mental cruelty and sleep deprivation for…