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Martinez-Rivera v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 13-1772

United States v. Tanguay
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1174

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of possession of child pornography. Defendant appealed, arguing that the district court erred in refusing to suppress evidence that had been gathered in a police search of his home and computer. T...

Commodity Futures Trading Comm v. Wilson
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2173

United States v. Maymi-Maysonet
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2183

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of conspiring to possess and aiding and abetting to possess with intent to distribute five kilos or more of cocaine. Defendant was sentenced to 240 months in prison and ten yea...

Commodity Futures Trading Comm v. Wilson
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2224

Del Grosso v. Surface Transportation Board
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1069

Stamps v. Town of Framingham
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1141

Justia Opinion Summary: Eurie Stamps, Sr., an innocent, elderly, African-American man, was shot by Paul Duncan, a local police officer, during a SWAT team raid executing a search warrant for drugs and drug-related paraphernalia belonging to two...

Bernardo v. Johnson
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1177

D'Agostino v. Baker
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1433

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants in this case were family child care providers who were considered public employees for purposes of the statute authorizing employees in public service to organize for collective bargaining. A majority of the c...

United States v. Wetmore
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1522

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was civilly committed as a sexually dangerous person. When a forensic psychologist concluded that Appellant was no longer sexually dangerous, Appellant moved for a hearing to determine whether he satisfied the...

Sena Silva v. Lynch
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1526

US v. Tapley
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1601

US v. Tanguay
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2209

Falto-de Roman v. Municipal Government
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1470

Linton v. Saba
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-2110

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of the first-degree murder of his wife. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) affirmed. Thereafter, Defendant filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in federal d...