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The parties (Who is the plaintiff? The defendant? The appellant? The appellee?)
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Corliss v. Wenner and Anderson
Case: Corliss vs. Wenner and Anderson
Plaintiff: Gregory Corliss
Defendants: Jann Wenner and Larry Anderson
Appellant: Gregory Corliss
Appellee: Jann Wenner and Larry Anderson

History: In the year 1996, Wenner won the court trial. At the appellate level, the owner of the land won the trial since the gold coins were lying on personal property. The defendant also won the decision.

Facts: With an aim of creating a new driveway on his ranch, Wenner employed Anderson. Anderson owned Asphalt paving, where Corliss was his employee. Between 1857 and 1914, Corliss and Anderson were involved in the act of clearing the driveway and uncovered the glass jar which was wrapped in gold coins rolls. Previously, Corliss and Anderson ...

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