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Lopez v. City of Lawrence, Massachusett
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1952

Jenkins v. Bergeron
Date: May 27, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1081

Justia Opinion Summary: Jenkins was convicted in Massachusetts state court in 2005 of the first-degree murder of his cousin and was sentenced to life in prison. He did not testify. The state trial court denied Jenkins's motion for a new trial,...

Sarpong v. Holder, Jr.
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1075

Pandit v. Lynch
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1149

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pandits, citizens of India, have lived in the U.S. for 21 years. They reside in Massachusetts with their 19-year-old daughter, Pooja, who is a U.S. citizen. In 2009, DHS began removal proceedings on the grounds that...

United States v. Parigian
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1994

Justia Opinion Summary: Acting on “obviously nonpublic information” that a golfing buddy, McPhail, received from a corporate insider, Parigian made more than $200,000 trading in securities. A federal criminal securities fraud indictment alleged...

Morgan v. Lexington, MA
Date: May 26, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2174

US v. Serrano-Mercado
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 13-1730

US v. Cruz-Pica
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1730

US v. Berrios-Bonilla
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1574

US v. Morosco
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1802

US v. Fitzpatrick
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1809

Olisky v. East Longmeadow, MA
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1814

Guerra-Carranza v. Lynch
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1227

Hochendoner v. Genzyme Corp.
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Numbers: 15-1446, 15-1447

Justia Opinion Summary: Fabry Disease, a rare genetic disorder, leaves afflicted persons unable to synthesize a key enzyme that helps the body break down fats. Untreated, Fabry patients suffer progressively more severe symptoms, including pain...

Adamo v. Genzyme Corporation
Date: May 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1447