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  • COURTING DISASTER: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ADJUDICATION OF CATASTROPHE.

    ...In total, the original complaint alleged $52 million in damages against the coal operator. After ... all of the world's great river deltas and the civilizations they support. Here in the United States, another potential ... law: public and private nuisance, fraud, and civil conspiracy, among others. (187) . The district court dismissed all claims ...

  • 528 U.S. 549 (2000), 98-896, Rotella v. Wood

    ... learned of the plea that same year, and in 1997 he filed a civil damages action under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt ... Malley-Duff, supra, at 154 ("[T]he heart of any RICO complaint is the allegation of a pattern of racketeering"); H. J. Inc. v. ..., confinement for an excessive period because of the conspiracy to draw down his and other patients' insurance coverage, loss of ...

  • 372 F.3d 1250 (11th Cir. 2004), 03-10172, Jackson v. BellSouth Telecommunications

    ... the additional plaintiffs listed in the Andrews complaint, and threatened BellSouth with still more litigation and negative ... pattern of racketeering, and in dismissing their RICO conspiracy claims as well. Similarly, they claim that the district court ...§ 1962(b)-(d), and Florida's RICO analog, the Civil Remedies for Criminal Practices Act, Fla. Stat. § ...

  • 985 F.2d 94 (2nd Cir. 1993), 131, Dwares v. City of New York

    ...Keenan, Judge, dismissing his complaint, brought principally under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983, 1985(3), and 1986 ..., ruling that the complaint did not adequately allege a conspiracy, or the deprivation of a constitutionally protected right, or a ... had in effect aided and abetted the deprivation of Dwares's civil rights by allowing him to be subjected to the prolonged assault ...

  • 250 F.3d 1032 (6th Cir. 2001), 99-6160, Smith, Jr. v Campbell

    ...         In this prisoner civil rights claim brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, Appellant Robert ... of the District Court dismissing portions of his complaint for failure to state a claim and granting summary judgment in ...§§ 1981, 1983, 1985, and 1986 and alleging a conspiracy to violate his rights in retaliation for his zealous work as an ...

  • 836 F.2d 173 (3rd Cir. 1988), 87-5351, Com. of Pa. ex rel. Zimmerman v. PepsiCo, Inc.

    ... forth a claim on which relief could be granted in its complaint against PepsiCo, Inc., a soft drink manufacturer, and two ...Pennsylvania has alleged a conspiracy among PepsiCo, Allegheny, and Confair to eliminate competition ...99, 2 L.Ed.2d 80 (1957):. [T]he Federal Rules of Civil Procedure do not require a claimant to set out in detail the ...

  • 457 U.S. 731 (1982), 79-1738, Nixon v. Fitzgerald

    ...Respondent complained to the Civil Service Commission, alleging that his separation represented ...An amended complaint later named petitioner as a defendant. After earlier judicial ... 18 The complaint alleged a continuing conspiracy to deprive him of his job, to deny him reemployment, and to ...

  • 453 F.3d 1244 (10th Cir. 2006), 03-6293, Tal v. Hogan

    ...Tal, Inc. appealed to the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals which construed the appeal as alleging that the City had ...and Tal, Inc. filed a complaint against the Developers and Douglas in the United States District ...Tal, Inc. realleged its conspiracy to condemn by fraud claim against Douglas. 5 Tal, Inc. and ...

  • 588 F.3d 186 (4th Cir. 2009), 08-1908, Francis v. Giacomelli

    ... In this appeal, we evaluate the legal sufficiency of a complaint, applying the standard articulated in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. ... the defendants' motion to dismiss under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), ruling that the complaint did not state ... other allegations and contains no facts to support the conspiracy alleged.           To plead a violation of § 1985, ...

  • 561 F.2d 434 (3rd Cir. 1977), 75-1666, Bogosian v. Gulf Oil Corp.

    ...56(f), 1 the court . . held that "(b)ecause the complaint fails, as a matter of law, to state a cause of action under the ... it was thought that a complaint charging an antitrust conspiracy against several defendants stated only one claim and dismissal of ... this possibility strongly favors the construction that each civil action be regarded as a separate judicial unit for Rule 54(b) ...

  • 932 F.2d 1572 (11th Cir. 1991), 88-5720, Avirgan v. Hull

    ...       On May 29, 1986, Avirgan and Honey filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of ... to murder Eden Pastora on two occasions; the conspiracy to kidnap informants--Carlos Rojas Chinchilla and a person ...         2. Causation.         In a civil RICO action, the plaintiff must prove that the criminal conduct ...

  • 430 F.3d 805 (7th Cir. 2005), 04-3948, Pepper v. Village of Oak Park

    ...'s address and learned about the disorderly conduct complaint called in earlier that morning. Donaire did not inquire any ... Court reiterated that the Fourth Amendment applies to civil cases, 506 U.S. 56, 67, 113 S.Ct. 538, 121 L.Ed.2d 450 (1992), ...Because the tort of civil conspiracy permits recovery similar to that of criminal accountability, by ...

  • 411 U.S. 693 (1973), 72-10, Moor v. County of Alameda

    ... the County they alleged federal causes of action under the Civil Rights Act of 1871, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 and 1988, and pendent ...2 In their complaints, petitioners named the deputy sheriff, plus three other deputies, ... the individual defendants were based on allegations of conspiracy and intent to deprive petitioners of their constitutional rights ...

  • 132 F.3d 1359 (11th Cir. 1998), 96-2290, GJR Investments, Inc. v. County of Escambia, Fla.

    ...        I. ALLEGATIONS OF THE COMPLAINT.         A complete copy of the complaint is made an ... failure of GJR's substantive claims dooms its § 1983 conspiracy claim, as a plaintiff may only maintain a § 1983 conspiracy ...'s call for a "firm application of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure" in cases where qualified immunity is asserted. Butz v. ...

  • 572 F.3d 962 (9th Cir. 2009), 07-36018, Moss v. U.S. Secret Service

    ...Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, D.C., for the defendants-appellants. . ..., but Plaintiffs should be granted leave to amend their complaint so that they have the opportunity to comply with Bell Atlantic ... .           Twombly concerned a conspiracy claim under Section 1 of the Sherman Act. 550 U.S. at 548-49, 127 ...

  • 525 F.3d 8 (D.C. Cir. 2008), 07-7105, Aktieselskabet AF 21. November 2001 v. Fame Jeans Inc.

    ...The district court dismissed Bestseller's complaint, holding the new grounds waived because Bestseller failed to ...§ 1119, and during a civil action for infringement, a registration is only prima facie ... Twombly observed that a direct allegation of conspiracy analogous to the forms would say who conspired, at what time, to ...

  • 492 U.S. 229 (1989), 87-1252, H.J. Inc. v. Northwestern Bell Telephone Co.

    ... Crime Control Act of 1970 (OCCA), imposes criminal and civil liability upon persons who engage in certain "prohibited ...The District Court dismissed the complaint, under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), for failure to ... a pattern of criminal conduct or in furtherance of a conspiracy to engage in a pattern of criminal conduct. As we noted in ...

  • 395 U.S. 100 (1969), 49, Zenith Radio Corp. v. Hazeltine Research, Inc.

    ..., patent misuse by HRI, and HRI's unclean hands through conspiracy with foreign patent pools. In May, 1963, Zenith counterclaimed ... appellate function under Rule 52(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which specifies that the findings of fact made by a ...     The named plaintiff in the patent infringement complaint which began this litigation was HRI, not its parent, Hazeltine; ...

  • 627 F.3d 1178 (10th Cir. 2010), 08-8057, Gee v. Pacheco

    ... Public Justice, P.C.; The American Civil Liberties Union; The Prisoner's Rights Project of The Legal Aid ...1 His complaint includes 154 paragraphs, many of which are repetitive. Defendants ... of plausibility, holding that to state a claim of a conspiracy under § 1 of the Sherman Act:. requires a complaint with ...

  • 235 F.3d 1000 (7th Cir. 2000), 98-1131, Brokaw v. Mercer County

    ...After allowing C.A. to amend his pro se complaint, the district court dismissed the complaint for failure to state ...1991) (allegations of conspiracy "must be further supported by some factual allegations suggesting ...This common law doctrine shields judges from civil liability for their judicial actions. Tucker v. Outwater, 118 ...

  • 221 F.3d 430 (3rd Cir. 2000), 98-3460, United States v Thomas

    ... of amendments provision of Rule 15 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure ("Fed. R. Civ. P.") is consistent with 28 U.S.C. S 2255 ... found petitioner Leroy Thomas ("Thomas") guilty of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and cocaine base in violation of 21 U.S.C. ..., transaction, or occurrence as alleged in the original complaint." The Court denied Thomas's motion for reconsideration and ...

  • 578 F.3d 351 (6th Cir. 2009), 07-2115, Moldowan v. City of Warren

    ...       After his release, Moldowan filed the instant civil action asserting various claims against the City of Warren, the ...Moldowan subsequently amended his complaint to assert claims against Warren Police Officer Michael Schultz. ...With respect to these defendants, plaintiff alleges a conspiracy between Warnick and members of the Warren Police (Counts V, VI, ...

  • 198 F.3d 1130 (9th Cir. 2000), 98-35854, Addisu v. Meyer

    ..., Mokhtar Al-Saeed and Ghassan Abu Hemdeh brought a complaint against Fred Meyer alleging that it refused to sell them Levi's ... to deprive the plaintiff of his federally protected civil and legal rights, based on his race and/or color." Fourth Amended ...Supp. Tab 36, at 3. They also allege a conspiracy to discriminate based on race pursuant to 42 U.S.C. S 1985(3). 3 ...

  • 511 U.S. 164 (1994), 92-854, Central Bank of Denver v. FIRST INTERSTATE BANK OF DENVER, N. A.

    ...(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 imposes private civil liability on those who commit a manipulative or deceptive act in ...The complaint alleged that the Authority, the underwriter defendants, and the ... The Federal Securities Laws—Aiding and Abetting, Conspiracy, Controlling Person, and Agency: Common-Law Principles and The ...

  • 578 F.3d 574 (7th Cir. 2009), 08-4286, Brooks v. Ross

    ...  Brooks became convinced that he was the victim of a conspiracy to prosecute him. He filed the present lawsuit in state court ...Brooks parried with an amended complaint, which alleged that the defendants had deprived Brooks of due ... also raised state-law theories of malicious prosecution, civil conspiracy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress ...