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  • 431 F.3d 900 (6th Cir. 2005), 04-6017, Caudill v. Hollan

    ...Defendant filed a motion to dismiss and for summary judgment. Defendant ...The opinion also directed that judgment be entered for defendants. 1 ... court's order, which embodied the jury's verdict on a federal age discrimination claim. Id. The ... (6th Cir.2004) (two-step approach), with Sample v. Bailey, 2005 Fed.App. 0209P, 409 F.3d 689, ...

  • 501 F.3d 398 (5th Cir. 2007), 05-10265, Allstate Ins. Co. v. Receivable Finance Co., L.L.C.

    ...verdict rendered in favor of plaintiffs-appellees ... defendants' post-trial and post-verdict motions for judgment as a matter of law. ... a matter of law (previously, motion for directed verdict or J.N.O.V.) in an action tried by jury ... they presented concerning a representative sample of claim files supports the jury's damages ...

  • 151 F.3d 297 (5th Cir. 1998), 93-4452, Cimino v. Raymark Industries, Inc.

    ... III, 160 different individual cases ("sample cases"), some from each of the five different ... damages equal to the average of the verdicts rendered in those of the 160 sample cases ...-regularity-proximity' test" under which "a motion for summary judgment cannot be defeated merely by ...The district court directed that thirty individual plaintiffs be chosen, ...

  • 51 F.3d 1293 (7th Cir. 1995), 94-3912, Matter of Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Inc.

    ... the denial rather than the grant of motions for class certification, but the grant is no more ... the rendition by a jury of a special verdict that would answer a number of questions bearing, ... thirteen, and, if this is a representative sample, they are likely to win most of the remaining ... is granted, and the district judge is directed" to decertify the plaintiff class.        \xC2"...

  • 851 F.2d 1249 (10th Cir. 1988), 86-1088, McAlester v. United Air Lines, Inc.

    ... Air Lines, Inc., appeals from a jury verdict granting damages to plaintiff Walter McAlester in ... district court erred: (1) by denying its motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict because ... the plaintiff's case, United moved for directed verdict, alleging McAlester had not met his ... for the whole Denver facility; (5) the sample size for the ramp service unit is too small for ...

  • 82 F.3d 1533 (10th Cir. 1996), 95-6133, Harolds Stores, Inc. v. Dillard Dept. Stores, Inc.

    ...      This appeal arises from a jury verdict entered in a copyright infringement action. ... the district court's rulings on its motions for attorneys' fees and denial of its motion for ...August 31, 1994) (ruling that a directed verdict entered on claims presented to a jury was ...         The survey should sample an adequate or proper universe of respondents. ...

  • 114 F.3d 1332 (2nd Cir. 1995), 1179, Fisher v. Vassar College

    ... was clearly erroneous, reversed and directed that the complaint be dismissed. ... Douglas, a plaintiff avoids a directed verdict only by establishing a prima facie case that ... opinion was discussing the minuet set in motion by McDonnell Douglas. For the first step, ...The sample, too small to bear statistical weight in the ...

  • 123 F.3d 890 (6th Cir. 1997), 95-1835, Brocklehurst v. PPG Industries, Inc.

    ... PPG Industries, Inc., appeals from a jury verdict in favor of plaintiff Karl D. Brocklehurst on ... the district court erroneously denied its motion for judgment as a matter of law. Plaintiff ... to grant a defendant's motion for a directed verdict or judgment notwithstanding the verdict, ..., Brocklehurst's reliance on such a small sample of similarly situated employees is inherently ...

  • 874 F.2d 307 (5th Cir. 1989), 88-2311, Brock v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    ...The Brocks obtained a jury verdict in the amount of $550,000 against Merrell-Dow, ... end of trial, Merrell-Dow moved for a directed verdict, arguing that there was no credible ...Merrell-Dow's motion was denied, and the issue of whether Bendectin ...Ususally, the larger the size of the sample, the more likely that random chance will lead to ...

  • 762 F.2d 212 (2nd Cir. 1985), 506, Martin v. Citibank, N.A.

    ... Investigations Unit began an inquiry, directed by Geoffrey Obici, an assistant manager in the ... evidence Judge Carter granted a defense motion for a directed verdict on the constructive ... persons would be included in a random sample of seven employees. See P. Pfeiffer & D. Schum, ...

  • 97 F.3d 648 (2nd Cir. 1996), 1717, United States v. Rioux

    ...The court denied the jury representation motion, holding that Blacks and Hispanics were not ...But if the sample is not random (e.g., all Scandinavians are ... responsible" to the president, who "directed [the company's] operations and .. made all the ...But, " 'when a jury returns a guilty verdict on an indictment charging several acts in the ...

  • 257 F.3d 534 (6th Cir. 2001), 99-1608, Rugiero v United States Dept. of Justice

    ... of discovery, the defendants filed motions for summary judgment, which the district court ..., cocaine and heroin, but returned a verdict of not guilty to charges of distributing heroin, ... intimidating conduct and threats directed at jurors and other third parties associated with ... of in camera review of at least a random sample of the documents responsive to his FOIA requests. ...

  • 924 F.2d 298 (D.C. Cir. 1991), 90-3005, U.S. v. Lam Kwong-Wah

    ... to hold an evidentiary hearing on his motion for a new trial. We agree with Lam that venue was ... deal and gave the undercover FBI agent samples of the heroin they intended to distribute. This ...verdict on the grounds of insufficiency of evidence is, ..., to which Forzano's testimony was directed, even before Forzano took the stand. 9 . Even ...

  • 893 F.2d 541 (3rd Cir. 1990), 88-5732, Cipollone v. Liggett Group, Inc.

    ... of special interrogatories, returned a verdict in the sum of $400,000.00 for the plaintiff in ... court did not err in denying Liggett's motion for judgment n.o.v., because there was sufficient ... granted defendant's motion for a directed verdict. Thus, plaintiff still has live claims ... that it characterized the warranties of sample and description as express warranties." There is ...

  • 750 F.2d 307 (5th Cir. 1984), 83-4550, United States v. Webster

    ... charged in the indictment, the jury's verdict and the trial court's sentences thereon are ... trial court's rulings on various pretrial motions to suppress evidence: (1) Buhajla argues that all ...Apparently, Fullilove was directed to bring in whomever he discovered while ... filled twelve small storage bags with samples from some of the bales before they were placed in ...

  • 907 F.2d 936 (10th Cir. 1990), 86-2246, Anderson v. Department of Health and Human Services

    ...motion for summary judgment, determining that there were ... of the [withheld] material or some sample thereof for in camera inspection.. Moreover, ... Rule 56(c)--that would entitle it to a directed verdict if not controverted at trial.. Such an ...

  • 789 F.2d 1425 (9th Cir. 1986), 84-1528, Reiger v. Christensen

    ...He did raise the issue in a motion for a mistrial, however, which the trial court ... served by petitioner's motion for directed verdict based upon erroneous admission of certain ....1983) (where exculpatory evidence of sperm sample taken from rape victim in rape case was never ...

  • 741 F.2d 975 (7th Cir. 1984), 83-2312, Parker v. Federal Nat. Mortg. Ass'n

    ...  In 1978, FNMA officials in Washington directed the Chicago regional office to reduce the number ...Judge Shadur granted FNMA's motion, reasoning that Parker had failed to show the ... could successfully move for a directed verdict. Parker's hope was that he could elicit an ...1719, 72 L.Ed.2d 140 (1982). The small sample size employed by Parker as well as the selective ...

  • 822 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016), 15-1802, United States v. Morosco

    ... randomly-selected, " statistically valid sample of []. units" to help ensure that CHA's ... their vagueness claim below (via a motion to. dismiss the indictment) and that our ... the jury's guilty verdict" ). . .          Ever. ... that he had " never organized or directed any. SWAT team" and that he had told Shum ...

  • 310 F.2d 817 (2nd Cir. 1962), 99, United States v. Agueci

    ... passed these on to Rinaldo, who tested a sample of the substance from each of the packages. He ...The requirements for sustaining a verdict in which there has been a variance have been met. ... were improperly selected, and that a motion to dismiss the indictment and a challenge to the ... the greater part of his objection was directed to the effect which he believed the prosecutor's ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2017), 15-606, Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado

    A Colorado jury convicted Peña-Rodriguez of harassment and unlawful sexual contact. Following the jury’s discharge, two jurors told defense counsel that, during deliberations, Juror H.C. had expressed anti-Hispanic bias toward Peña-Rodriguez and his alibi witness. Counsel, with court supervision, obtained affidavits from the two jurors describing H.C.'s biased statements. The court acknowledged...

    ... petitioner's motion for a new trial on the ground that. ... inquiring into the validity of the verdict. The. Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed, ... no-impeachment rule itself, is directed at protecting jury. deliberations against ...Krauss ed., 2d ed. 2010) (listing sample questions. about racial prejudice); A. ...

  • 838 F.3d 223 (2nd Cir. 2016), 15-180-cv(L), In re Vivendi, S.A. Securities Litigation

    ... in late 2009 and resulted in a jury verdict. finding Vivendi liable for securities ... music company, one of the world's largest motion. picture studios, and businesses in the ... It suffices to highlight a representative sample of. statements:. . . o On ... 1 The Clerk of the Court is directed to amend. the caption of the case. . ...

  • The Psychology of Procedural Preference: How Litigants Evaluate Legal Procedures Ex Ante

    This Article reports the findings of the first multijurisdictional study of litigants' perceptions of legal procedures shortly after their cases are filed in court. It begins by explaining why research on how litigants assess procedures could be used to advance procedural justice and mitigate the negative impact that the economic downturn has had on the resolution of civil cases. It then presents

  • 767 F.3d 247 (3rd Cir. 2014), 11-4200, Blunt v. Lower Merion Sch. Dist.

    ... sufficient evidence to survive LMSD's motion for summary judgment on the discrimination ... 1857 n.20 (" Considerations such as small sample size may, of course, detract from the value of ... a Daubert hearing on a motion in limine directed at the Reschly report. Appellants' No. 11-4200 ...Instead, the court affirmed the jury's verdict based on intentional discrimination. 15 For an ...

  • 216 F.2d 354 (2nd Cir. 1954), 150, United States v. Flynn

    ... the case to the jury and to sustain its verdict. Stated broadly, the points for reversal urged by ... relevance on the issues to which it was directed. The situation here is quite unlike United States ... . do not press the denials of these motions here, but argue rather that the facts in the ... within the community but rather a fair sample, tempered and limited by the eligibility ...