Friday, April 20, 2018


Selected New Judicial Opinions

Judge Filed Case
Judge David M. Lawson 3/30/2018 [16-14406] EARL CROSBY, et al. v. TWITTER, INC., et al.

CORRECTED OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS AND DISMISSING CASE WITH PREJUDICE

Judge David M. Lawson 3/27/2018 [17-11259] SOUTHFIELD EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, et al. v. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS and SOUTHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTIONS TO DISMISS

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 3/21/2018 [15-20624] DEVON STREET v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

ORDER DENYING MOVANT’SMOTION TO VACATE SENTENCE PURSUANT TO 28 U.S.C. § 2255 [174]

Judge David M. Lawson 3/2/2018 [17-10657] PATTI JO CAHOO, et al. v. SAS INSTITUTE INC., et al.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS AND SCHEDULING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

Judge David M. Lawson 2/14/2018 [13-20633] ANTONIO WALKER v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART MOTION TO REDUCE SENTENCE AND DENYING MOTIONS TO EXPAND THE RECORD AND FOR OTHER RELIEF

Judge David M. Lawson 2/5/2018 [14-14792] JEFFREY DURK CARTER v. PAUL KLEE

OPINION AND ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS

Judge David M. Lawson 1/2/2018 [16-11546] SHAUNA M. MOTE, et al. v. CITY OF CHELSEA, et al.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BY DEFENDANT MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BY DEFENDANT WASHTENAW COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION, DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION BY DEFENDANT MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DENYING MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BY DEFENDANT CITY OF CHELSEA, AND ORDERING STATUS CONFERENCE

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 12/21/2017 [17-10082] NANCY VARNER v. THE STATE FARM FIRE&CASUALTY COMPANY

ORDER DENYING IN PART AND GRANTING IN PART DEFENDANT’SMOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT [6]

Judge David M. Lawson 12/18/2017 [17-11169] MICHAEL MATTIA v. CITY OF CENTER LINE, MICHIGAN. et al.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION

Judge Avern Cohn 12/13/2017 [07-12807] MSC. SOFTWARE CORPORATION v. ALTAIR ENGINEERING, INC., et al.

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER GRANTING ALTAIR'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT (Doc. 1219) AND DIRECTING ENTRY OF FINAL JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 12/8/2017 [16-12342] YARMOUTH COMMONS ASSOCIATION v. PAMELA NORWOOD and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, et al.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART CROSS MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 11/30/2017 [16-12022] KNIGHT CAPITAL PARTNERS CORP. v. HENKEL AG & COMPANY, KGaA

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY, GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTIONS BY DEFENDANT AND NON-PARTY HENKEL CORPORATION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDERS, DENYING HENKEL CORPORATION'S MOTION TO QUASH SUBPOENA, AND GRANTING RELIEF FROM SCHEDULING ORDER

Judge David M. Lawson 11/22/2017 [17-20135] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. FRANK BALLY

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING IN PART DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS INDICTMENT AND SCHEDULING EVIDENTIARY HEARING

Judge Avern Cohn 11/21/2017 [14-14646] ESTATE OF TONA GRIMMETT et al v. ENCOMPASS INDEMNITY COMPANY et al

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS (Doc. 97), DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS (Doc. 98), AND DENYING DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR JUDGMENT ON THE PLEADINGS (Doc. 99)

Judge David M. Lawson 11/16/2017 [17-12320] SUSAN WHITE, et al v FCA US, LLC and CLARENCE HEATH

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTION TO REMAND AND MOTION TO DISMISS

Judge David M. Lawson 11/15/2017 [16-02744] IN RE: FCA US LLC MONOSTABLE ELECTRONIC GEARSHIFT LITIGATION

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTION TO DISMISS ALLEGING FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM

Judge Avern Cohn 11/8/2017 [16-11561] K.V.G. PROPERTIES, INC. v. WESTFIELD INSURANCE COMPANY

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (Doc. 10) AND DISMISSING CASE

Judge David M. Lawson 10/27/2017 [17-12107] MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY v. CITY OF FLINT and FLINT CITY COUNCIL

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING INTERVENING DEFENDANT'S EMERGENCY MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION, TO ALTER OR AMEND JUDGMENT, FOR RELIEF FROM JUDGMENT, AND FOR STAY OF PROCEEDINGS

Judge David M. Lawson 10/23/2017 [17-12107] MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY v. CITY OF FLINT and FLINT CITY COUNCIL

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 10/10/2017 [16-10782] JAMES BRIDGEWATER v MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND RESCHEDULING FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE