Tuesday, April 23, 2019


Selected New Judicial Opinions

Judge Filed Case
Judge David M. Lawson 3/30/2019 [11-20594] GERALD LEE DUVAL and JEREMY DUVAL vs. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTION TO VACATE SENTENCE AND MOTION TO REDUCE SENTENCE

Judge David M. Lawson 3/29/2019 [18-10187] JOSEPH A. FORTIN v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY

OPINION AND ORDER ADOPTING IN PART AND REJECTING IN PART MAGISTRATE JUDGE=S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION, DENYING PLAINTIFF=S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, GRANTING DEFENDANT=S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, AFFIRMING THE FINDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER, AND DISMISSING COMPLAINT

Judge David M. Lawson 3/4/2019 [17-12468] DARREN SENSAT v. SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 2/27/2019 [18-10165] MS RENTALS, LLC, and GARNER PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT, LLC vs. CITY OF DETROIT

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, GRANTING PLAINITFFS PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT UNDER Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(f)(1), DISMISSING CERTAIN COUNTS OF THE COMPLAINT WITH PREJUDICE, AND DISMISSING MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AS MOOT

Judge Avern Cohn 2/11/2019 [18-12992] DENEEN DUMAS v. GC SERVICES, L.P., UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER GRANTING DEFENDANT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S MOTION TO DISMISS (Doc. 8)1

Judge David M. Lawson 2/4/2019 [16-10655] CHRISTOPHER DIBBLE v. PAUL KLEE

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 1/25/2019 [16-13753] SCOTT ANDREW WITZKE v EBONY M. PULLINS-GOVANTES

ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION [74]; OVERRULING DEFENDANT'S OBJECTIONS [76]; AND GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT [60] #16-13753

Judge David M. Lawson 1/24/2019 [18-10464] KEVIN SYLVESTER v FCCI INSURANCE COMPANY

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND DENYING DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 1/23/2019 [18-20633] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v DELMAL LAMAR MYERS

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING MOTIONS TO SUPPRESS EVIDENCE

Judge David M. Lawson 12/21/2018 [17-12214] OMAR BATSON v. GENESEE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY HOOVER et al.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 12/20/2018 [12-14013] LINDA STERMER v. MILLICENT WARREN

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING A CONDITIONAL WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS AND ORDERING PETITIONER’S RELEASE ON BOND

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 12/18/2018 [09-14539] DEMETRIC McGOWAN v JOHN CHRISTIANSEN

OPINION AND ORDER ON REMAND GRANTING HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF ON THE BASIS OF BRADY VIOLATION AND DENYING THE PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF ON OTHER GROUNDS

Judge David M. Lawson 12/17/2018 [17-13909] HENKEL OF AMERICA, INC. v. CRAIG M. BELL and KNIGHT CAPITAL PARTNERS CORP.

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge David M. Lawson 12/4/2018 [17-13062] DAVONTAE SANFORD v. CITY OF DETROIT, MICHAEL RUSSELL, and JAMES TOLBERT

OPINION AND ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS

Judge David M. Lawson 11/28/2018 [16-2744] IN RE: FCA US LLC MONOSTABLE ELECTRONIC GEARSHIFT LITIGATION

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

Judge David M. Lawson 11/19/2018 [17-12320] SUSAN WHITE, et al v. FCA US, LLC and CLARENCE HEATH

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 11/19/2018 [18-20475] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DONNISH WILLIAMS

ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION [30]

Judge David M. Lawson 11/7/2018 [17-12475] DAVIS v. ECHO VALLEY CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, CASA BELLA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, INC., and WANDA RULE

OPINION AND ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO EXCLUDE MARK CLOR'S TESTIMONY, DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, GRANTING DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, DISMISSING CERTAIN DISCOVERY MOTIONS, AND DISMISSING THE AMENDED COMPLAINT WITH PREJUDICE

Judge David M. Lawson 10/23/2018 [18-11858] Kent v. McDermott

Opinion

Judge Arthur J. Tarnow 10/16/2018 [18-20475] UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DONNISH WILLIAMS

ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING MOTION TO SUPPRESS EVIDENCE [17]