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Janvey v. The Golf Channel, Inc.

Citation: 
Fifth Circuit; No. 13-11305
Ruling: 
The Golf Channel extended marketing services and advertising to the Stanford International Bank Ponzi scheme and was paid $5.9 million under its agreement with Stanford. Subsequently, the District Court in the Northern District of Texas appointed a receiver over Stanford ...
Judge(s): 
Reavley, Elrod and Southwick
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Moses v. Cashcall, Inc.

Citation: 
Moses v. Cashcall, Inc., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 4098 (4th Cir. 2015)
Ruling: 
Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded with instructions by per curiam opinion: "This bankruptcy appeal presents the issue of whether two claims, one for declaratory relief and one for money damages, asserted by debtor Oteria Moses in an adversary ...
Judge(s): 
Before: Circuit Judges Paul v. Niemeyer and Roger L. Gregory, and Senior Circuit Judge Andre M. Davis
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Cruickshank v. Cook (In re The Environmental Careers Org., Inc.)

Citation: 
Cruickshank v. Cook (In re: the Environmental Careers Org. Inc.), No. 14-1697 (1st Cir. March 13, 2015)
Ruling: 
The First Circuit Court of Appeals AFFIRMED the judgment of the district court below finding that the district court did not err in granting Cook's motion for judgment as a matter of law.
Judge(s): 
Lynch, Souter, Stahl
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Gerard v. Gerard

Citation: 
Gerard v. Gerard, No. 14-1496 (7th Cir. Mar. 12, 2015)
Ruling: 
The 7th Circuit reversed the U.S. District Court (E.D. Wis.), which had affirmed the bankruptcy court's entry of judgment of nondischargeability under 11 USC 523(a)(6)(willful and malicious injury) after giving preclusive effect to state court trial verdict in favor of ...
Judge(s): 
Manion, Rovner, and Hamilton
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Houston v. Queen

Citation: 
Case: 14-30512
Ruling: 
Under Fifth Circuit jurisprudence, the Rooker–Feldman doctrine barred Plaintiffs' action as they were (1) state-court losers; (2) alleging harm caused by a state-court judgment; (3) that was rendered before the district court proceedings began; and (4) requesting review and reversal ...
Judge(s): 
Before SMITH, PRADO, and OWEN, Circuit Judges.
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