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Marin-Portillo v. Lynch
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2138
Marin-Portillo v. Lynch
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2138
Rueli v. Baystate Health, Inc.
Date: August 23, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1198
Tyree v. Lahood  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2092

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a former graduate student intern at the John A. Volpe National Transportation System Center, sought access to the Volpe Centers propriety data through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) t...

United States v. Cameron  
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1037

Justia Opinion Summary: After a bench trial, Defendant was convicted of thirteen counts of child pornography. The First Circuit vacated Defendant’s conviction on six of those counts and remanded. Defendant subsequently fled the state of Maine i...

United States v. De La Cruz  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2132

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Appellant, a citizen of the Dominican Republic who entered the United States illegally, was found guilty of theft of public money, use of a falsely obtained social security number to obtain benefits,...

United States v. Young  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1495

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant entered a conditional guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute twenty-eight grams or more of cocaine base and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking cr...

Harris v. Scarcelli  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2189

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert Harris sought to recover in federal bankruptcy court a real estate broker’s commission that he alleged he was owed by Rosa Scarcelli and Oak Knoll Associates, LP (together, Oak Knoll). The bankruptcy court granted...

United States v. Candelario-Santana  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-2139, 13-2427

Justia Opinion Summary: After a joint jury trial, Alexis Candelario-Santana (Candelario) and David Oquendo-Rivas (Oquendo) (together, Defendants) were found guilty of numerous crimes stemming from a drug-related mass shooting carried out in fur...

US v. Oquendo-Rivas
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 13-2427
United States v. Magee  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1316

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to three counts of distributing cocaine, one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and one count of felon in possession of a firearm. The district court sentenced Defendant to a...

United States v. Mercer  
Date: August 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1343

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of one count of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. The district court sentenced Defendant to a term of imprisonment of forty-one months. The First Circuit affirme...

US v. Betancourt-Perez
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1514
US v. Betancourt-Perez
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1515
US v. Betancourt-Perez
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1516