John and Nancy Augustine hired Hanover Homes to build a house.

John and Nancy Augustine hired Hanover Homes to build a house. They took out a construction loan from South Bend Bank. When directed by the Augustines, South Bend would issue a check payable to John,...

The MacNabs purchased property from Richard Harrington’s client. The MacNabs came

The MacNabs purchased property from Richard Harrington’s client. The MacNabs came to the closing with an uncertified personal check drawn on their Merrill Lynch cash management account for $150,128.70...

Jeff Messing attempted to cash a check for $976 at a

Jeff Messing attempted to cash a check for $976 at a Bank of America branch office. The check was made out to Messing and drawn on the Bank of America. A teller asked Messing to provide identification...

In the mid-1950s, Richard Boeken began smoking Marlboro cigarettes

In the mid-1950s, Richard Boeken began smoking Marlboro cigarettes at the age of 10. Countless advertisements, targeted at boys aged 10 to 18, convinced him and his friends that the “Marlboro man” was...

During the Jewish holidays, Fallsview Glatt Kosher Caterers organized programs at

During the Jewish holidays, Fallsview Glatt Kosher Caterers organized programs at Kutcher’s Country Club, where it provided all accommodations, food and entertainment. Fallsview sued Willie Rosenfeld,...

Joseph Britt, a detective, enrolled in a Master’s Degree program

Joseph Britt, a detective, enrolled in a Master’s Degree program at Chestnut Hill College in Pennsylvania. Chestnut Hill promised students credit for life experience. The college promised Britt import...

Roger DeMasse and five others had been hourly employees-at-

Roger DeMasse and five others had been hourly employees-at-will at ITT Corporation for many years. ITT issued an employee handbook, which it revised four times over two decades. The first four edition...

Mr. W sells fireworks. Under Texas law, retailers may

Mr. W sells fireworks. Under Texas law, retailers may only sell fireworks to the public during the two weeks immediately before the Fourth of July and during two weeks immediately before New Year’s Da...

Mason was a surgeon/apothecary in the English town of Thetford

Mason was a surgeon/apothecary in the English town of Thetford. Davis wished to apprentice himself to Mason. The two agreed that Davis would work for Mason and learn his profession. They further agree...

The Washington, D.C. police suspected Antoine Jones of

The Washington, D.C. police suspected Antoine Jones of being a drug dealer. Without a valid search warrant, they attached a GPS tracking device to his car. For 28 days, they used the GPS to determine...