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Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Brito v. Holder, Jr.
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1478

Arias Minaya v. Holder
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-2537

Flood v. Bank of America Corporation
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1068

In Re: Tsarnaev v.
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-1170

US v. Joubert
Date: February 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1259

Fire and Police Pension Assoc v. Abiomed, Inc.
Date: February 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1502

United States v. Reverol-Rivera
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Number: 12-1991

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant and an accomplice piloted a boat used to import cocaine. Both Defendant and his accomplice pled guilty to importing cocaine to the United States. The district court sentenced Defendant to 135 months’ imprisonme...

United States v. Rodriguez-Martinez
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-1633, 13-1657

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants Jose Luis Rodriguez-Martinez (Rodriguez) and Joel Santini-Mendez (Santini) were convicted of aiding and abetting the attempted possession of narcotics with intent to distribute and aiding and abetting the poss...

US v. Santini-Mendez
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1657

Soto-Feliciano v. Villa Cofresi Hotels, Inc.
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-2296

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the former head chef at the Villa Cofresi Hotel, was at least forty years old at the time he was suspended and then fired. Plaintiff filed suit in federal court against the Hotel and its general manager under...

United States v. Jones
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-2358

Justia Opinion Summary: Pursuant to a plea agreement, Defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, possession of controlled substances with intent to distribute, and three specific offense counts reflecting partic...

Marcus v. Forest Pharms., Inc.
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1290

Justia Opinion Summary: In this putative class action against the manufacturer of Lexapro, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Plaintiffs claimed that Lexapro’s FDA-approved drug label misleads California consumers by omitting material efficacy infor...

United States v. Alejandro-Montanez
Date: February 18, 2015
Docket Numbers: 12-2035, 12-2037, 12-2041

Justia Opinion Summary: Three criminal defendants (“Defendants”) were indicted and convicted for conspiracy to import cocaine. Defendants appealed their convictions and sentences. The First Circuit affirmed the judgment of the district court, h...

US v. Severino-Batista
Date: February 18, 2015
Docket Number: 12-2037

US v. Alejandro-Montanez
Date: February 18, 2015
Docket Number: 12-2041