…and then there were five – Judge Fallon steps aside

Law.com reports Another Federal Judge Recuses From Oil Spill Cases On Tuesday, another federal judge in New Orleans stepped aside from handling oil spill cases, joining six other colleagues who have recused themselves in recent weeks. That means only five of the 12 available judges in the Eastern District of Louisiana can hear litigation over … Continue reading “…and then there were five – Judge Fallon steps aside”

High and dry(wall) – Judge Fallon awards $2.6 million to 7 families in Chinese Drywall case

The Times Picayune had the “breaking news” up before lunch.  I thought I would, too, but this was just “another one of those days” – and the result is more news about the case, starting with the report online at the Sun Herald, although not “breaking”. A New Orleans federal judge on Thursday awarded seven … Continue reading “High and dry(wall) – Judge Fallon awards $2.6 million to 7 families in Chinese Drywall case”

Judge Fallon posts letter on Perdigao docket

This case is beginning to make me wonder what three cards are in the envelop – and if we’re blogging about a real life variation of Clue. The Court has received the attached letter. The sentiments expressed in the letter were also expressed by Defense counsel at a status conference, with counsel for both parties … Continue reading “Judge Fallon posts letter on Perdigao docket”

Fallon issues Order and Reasons in Perdiago case

Although not exactly good news, its the best there is to offer those concerned about USA Letten’s involvement in USA v Perdigao. The Court determined that Deputy Chief Fred Harper and U.S. Attorney Jim Letten did not and will not have any direct involvement in the prosecution of the Defendant. Otherwise, the news from the … Continue reading “Fallon issues Order and Reasons in Perdiago case”

Making up for lost time – Judge Fallon moves Perdiago hearing from December 17th to 5th of November in docket update full of surprises!

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Eldon E. Fallon: Status Conference as to James G Perdigao was held on 10/2/2008. ORDERED that the Renewed and Amended Motion for Adversary Hearing, Specifying Relief Desired and Moving to Schedule Proceedings for Return of Property set for hearing on 12/17/08 is reset for 11/5/2008 at 2:00 PM … Continue reading “Making up for lost time – Judge Fallon moves Perdiago hearing from December 17th to 5th of November in docket update full of surprises!”

It's about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao's motions: Part 2

Let’s start by picking up from Sop’s last post on USA v Perdigao as the overview it provides is helpful even if you aren’t a new SLABBED reader – and because it appears now that Perdigao’s Motion to Authorize Issuance of Subpoenas Duces Tecum Pursuant to Rule 17(C) also marked a turning point in this … Continue reading “It's about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao's motions: Part 2”

It’s about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao’s motions: Part 2

Let’s start by picking up from Sop’s last post on USA v Perdigao as the overview it provides is helpful even if you aren’t a new SLABBED reader – and because it appears now that Perdigao’s Motion to Authorize Issuance of Subpoenas Duces Tecum Pursuant to Rule 17(C) also marked a turning point in this … Continue reading “It’s about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao’s motions: Part 2”

It's about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao's motions: Part 1

The docket entries listed in comment from reader NAAS left me with a somewhat outdated post – and there’s been too much injustice heaped on James Perdiago to add insult to injury with a post that doesn’t do justice to the recent filings in his case. Part I that you’re reading now was intended as … Continue reading “It's about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao's motions: Part 1”

It’s about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao’s motions: Part 1

The docket entries listed in comment from reader NAAS left me with a somewhat outdated post – and there’s been too much injustice heaped on James Perdiago to add insult to injury with a post that doesn’t do justice to the recent filings in his case. Part I that you’re reading now was intended as … Continue reading “It’s about time – Judge Fallon schedules hearings on Perdigao’s motions: Part 1”

Sunday Links: The dangerous people of the internet strike again!

I start this morning with a three pack from the Sea Coast Echo: Fillingame wants loan to cover Bay’s bills ~ Cassandra Favre “I’m still not certain that we are okay on collecting people’s waste water and garbage fees and using them for something else,” Ward Five Councilman Joey Boudin said. “We go out and … Continue reading “Sunday Links: The dangerous people of the internet strike again!”