2011 Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Garcia v. USICE (Dept. of Homeland Security)
Date: December 29, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4211

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed from the district court's denial of habeas corpus relief after finding that he did not derive citizenship from his father. The district court ruled that petitioner was not in his father's "legal custo...

Milgrim v. Orthopedic Assoc. Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Date: December 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1862

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(1)-(3), seeking to recover funds that were erroneously removed from his pension fund account and credited to that of his f...

Macpherson v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
Date: December 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3722

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff alleged that Chase willfully and maliciously provided false information about his finances to Equifax, a consumer credit reporting agency. Chase removed the suit to federal court and moved for dismissal under R...

United States v. Steppello
Date: December 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4527

Justia Opinion Summary: The government appealed from two interlocutory orders. The first order suppressed cocaine seized from defendant's person incident to his warrantless arrest, as well as statements made by defendant, based on a lack of pro...

United States v. Twenty MilJam-350 IED Jammers
Date: December 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1781

Justia Opinion Summary: Claimant appealed from a judgment of the district court ordering the forfeiture to plaintiff United States, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 401(a), of certain communication-jamming devices, to wit, the defendant-in-rem Jammers, ow...

Ognibene, et al. v. Parkes, et al.
Date: December 21, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0994

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sought declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging that recently-enacted amendments to the New York City Administrative Code, commonly known as the "pay-to-play" rules, violated the First Amendment by unduly b...

United States v. Cadet
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4220

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a conviction of 16 counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false federal income tax returns and was sentenced to concurrent terms of 41 months incarceration, three years' supervised r...

Tiberio v. Allergy Asthma Immunology of Rochester
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-2576

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing her disability discrimination claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., as untimely. The court concluded that the...

Skaftouros v. United States
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-462

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, wanted in his native Greece on charges related to the kidnapping and murder of a minor, was certified extraditable after a hearing in the district court, notwithstanding certain arguments he made regarding Gr...

Skaftouros v. United States of America
Date: December 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-462

United States v. Ferguson, et al.
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 08-6211

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, four executives of Gen Re and one of AIG, appealed from convictions of conspiracy, mail fraud, securities fraud, and making false statements to the SEC. The charges arose from an allegedly fraudulent reinsura...

Amidax Trading Group v. S.W.I.F.T. SCRL, et al.
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3293

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of its complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and from the district court's order denying its motion for reconsideration. Plaintiff asserted, inter alia, claims against de...

State of New York v. Solvent Chemical
Date: December 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2026

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sought contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response and Compensation Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601-9675, for both past and future costs of cleaning up industrial pollution. The district court awar...

Rivera v. Cuomo, et al.
Date: December 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-224

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of murder in the second degree, arising out of the death of his estranged wife. Petitioner appealed from a judgment of the district court denying his petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28...

MLC Fishing, Inc. v. Velez
Date: December 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-903

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the district court's judgment dismissing for want of subject matter jurisdiction plaintiff's complaint seeking exoneration from or limitation of liability pursuant to the Exoneration and Limitatio...

Figueiredo Ferraz v. Republic of Peru
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3925

Justia Opinion Summary: This was an interlocutory appeal from an order of the district court denying a motion to dismiss a suit seeking confirmation of an international arbitration award. Appellant contended that the petition should be dismisse...

United States v. Bourke
Date: December 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4704

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. 78dd-1 et seq., and the Travel Act, 18 U.S.C. 1952, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371 and of making false statements in violation...

India Steamship Co. Ltd. v. Kobil Petroleum Ltd.
Date: December 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4066

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from an order of the district court vacating the attachment, pursuant to Rule B of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions of the Federal Rules of Civil Pro...

Nagle v. Marron
Date: December 12, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1420

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that defendants had retaliated against her for exercising her rights under the First Amendment. The district court granted summary judgment to defendants, holding tha...

Bennett v. United States
Date: December 9, 2011
Docket Number: 06-2443

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed from an order of the district court following an evidentiary hearing on a remand pursuant to United States v. Jacobson, denying petitioner's motion under 28 U.S.C. 2255 to set aside certain conviction...

Metz v. The United States Life Ins. Co.
Date: December 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4305

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendant, with which she had a catastrophic medical insurance policy, because defendant told her that she had not yet "incurred" sufficient charges to satisfy its deductible. Plaintiff claimed that defend...

United States v. Dugan (Puckett)
Date: December 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4248

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of conviction for physically obstructing access to a reproductive services facility in violation of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE Act), 18 U.S.C. 248. On appeal, d...

Dexter 345 Inc. et al. v. Cuomo et al.
Date: December 5, 2011
Docket Number: 11-1802

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants appealed from an order of the district court denying hotel owners' motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent enforcement of Chapter 225 of the Laws of New York State of 2010, which prohibited rental of ho...

Lopez v. Jet Blue Airway
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3550

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment dismissing her disability-discrimination complaint against JetBlue. Plaintiff alleged that she required wheelchair assistance as a result of her disability and that JetBlue discriminate...

Cornell v. Kirkpatrick
Date: December 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-561

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of two counts of rape in the first degree. On appeal, defendant argued that he was denied his Sixth Amendment right to counsel on account of his trial counsel's failure to object, under New York l...

Schwartz v. Merrill Lynch & Co, Inc.
Date: November 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-826

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment of the district court denying her petition to vacate an arbitration decision that rejected her claims, which asserted principally that defendant, her former employer, discriminated agai...

United States v. Spies, et al.
Date: November 29, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4211

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Spies petitioned for a rehearing on the court's decision in United States v. Nadirashvili where the court vacated appellant Solomonyan's sentence because the district court used the incorrect standard, preponde...

Milgrim v. Orthopedic Assoc.
Date: November 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1862

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(1)-(3), seeking to recover funds that were erroneously removed from his pension fund account and credited to that of his f...

United States v. Leon
Date: November 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4090

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of the district court following his plea of guilty to a violation of the conditions of his supervised release. On appeal, defendant argued that the district court exceeded its authority...

In re Fengling Liu
Date: November 22, 2011
Docket Number: 09-90006

Flagler v. Trainor
Date: November 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4081

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, moved the district court to dismiss plaintiff's complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), arguing that Mathew Trainor, a Fulton County Assistant District Attorney, was absolutely immune...

United States v. Bruno
Date: November 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1885

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, former Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, appealed his conviction for honest services mail fraud, arising from defendant's failure to disclose conflicts of interest related to his receipt of substan...

Shepherd v. Goord
Date: November 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4821

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a New York state prisoner who practiced Rastafarianism, sued New York Department of Corrections officials, among others, under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging inter alia that these two defendants infringed his rights...

In Re: Merrill Lynch Auction .
Date: November 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1528

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a purchaser of auction rate securities (ARS), brought a purported class action lawsuit against defendants, alleging that defendants engaged in a scheme to manipulate the ARS market in violation of securities l...

Nike, Inc. v. Already, LLC
Date: November 10, 2011
Docket Number: 11-314

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that two shoe lines manufactured by defendant infringed plaintiff's trademark. At issue was whether a trademark registrant's delivery of a covenant not to sue, and voluntary dismissal of its...

Doe v. Bin Laden, et al.
Date: November 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4958

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, in his role as executor of the estate and personal representative of his wife, who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as in his individual capacity, filed suit alleging claims tha...

Katzman v. Essex Waterfront Owners LLC, et al.
Date: November 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4270

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment of the district court granting defendant's motion to dismiss her complaint. On appeal, plaintiff principally contended that the dismissal of her claim brought pursuant to section 7434 o...

Novella v. Westchester County, et al.
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4061

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal and cross-appeal concerned the pension benefits owed to plaintiff, a retired carpenter, and members of a class he purported to represent. Plaintiff asserted that the pension fund was guilty of seven violation...

In Re: American Express Finance Advisors Securities Litigation
Date: November 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3399

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants brought various claims before Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrators against Ameriprise, a financial-services company, for, inter alia, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, fraud,...

Tepperwien v. Entergy, Inc.
Date: October 31, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1425

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, employed as a security officer by defendant, contended that he was sexually harassed by a co-worker and brought an action against defendant, asserting claims for constructive discharge, hostile environment sex...

Wachovia Bank, et al. v. VCG Special Opportunities Master Fund, Ltd.
Date: October 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1648

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, Wachovia Bank and WCM, appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing their action seeking to enjoin an arbitration proceeding brought by VCG before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc...

Blackman v. Ercole
Date: October 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-205

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a New York state prisoner serving a 10-year sentence for first-degree robbery, appealed a judgment by the district court denying his pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Although the district judge gr...

United States v. Bahel
Date: October 26, 2011
Docket Number: 08-3327

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from his conviction of four counts of use of the mail or wires in furtherance of fraud that deprived the United Nations, his former employer, of its intangible right to his honest services in violation...

United States v. Simmons
Date: October 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1526

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a previously convicted felon, appealed his conviction for possession of a firearm and ammunition. On appeal, defendant contended that the district court's failure to suppress his pre-arrest statements made wit...

United States v. Banki
Date: October 24, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3381

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment convicting him of (1) conspiracy to violate the Iranian Transaction Regulations (ITR) and operate an unlicensed money-transmitting business; (2) violating the ITR; (3) operating an unli...

United States v. Diaz (Rivera)
Date: October 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1199

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was a crack cocaine offender who was convicted after trial and sentenced in 1996 to a 292-month term of imprisonment. On January 14, 2008, defendant filed a motion in district court pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3582(c...

Oneida Indian Nation v. Madison County
Date: October 20, 2011
Docket Number: 05-6408

Justia Opinion Summary: These consolidated appeals, which have been returned to the court on remand from the United States Supreme Court, once again called upon the court to consider whether - and, if so, on what grounds - the Oneida Indian Nat...

Global Seafood Inc. v. Bantry Bay Mussels Ltd.
Date: October 20, 2011
Docket Number: 08-1358

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the judgment of the district court dismissing its suit for improper venue on the basis of a forum selection clause mandating Ireland as the appropriate venue for the contract dispute between the p...

Chem One, Ltd. v. M/V Rickmers Genoa; Atlantic Coast Yacht Sales, Inc. v. ESM Group, Inc.; St. Paul Travelers v. M/V Rickmers Genoa
Date: October 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4934

Justia Opinion Summary: The interlocutory appeals subject to the motion before the court arose from conjoined multi-party actions stemming from a maritime disaster during which the M/V Rickmers Genoa vessel collided with the M/V Sun Cross vesse...

United States v. Thorn
Date: October 20, 2011
Docket Number: 11-37

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, in which a jury found defendant guilty on one count of money laundering conspiracy, and nine counts of Clean Air Act violations, 42 U.S.C. 7413(c)(1), the parties cross-appealed from an amended judgment of...

Gray, et al. v. Citigroup, Inc., et al.
Date: October 19, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3804

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, participants in retirement plans offered by defendants and covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq., appealed from a judgment dismissing their ERISA class action...

Cunney v. Board of Trustees of the Village of Grand View
Date: October 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-485

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought this action against the Village Defendants alleging a violation of his constitutional rights as a result of the Zoning Board of Appeals' denial of his application for a certificate of occupancy (CO) for...

Gearren, et al. v. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., et al.
Date: October 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-792

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed from a decision granting defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiffs' complaints for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. Plaintiffs, participants in two retirement plans offered...

Collazo v. Pagano
Date: October 17, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4650

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an inmate in Great Meadow Correctional Facility, originally filed suit pro se against three Great Meadow employees, alleging pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983, that he was improperly denied access to medically-prescr...

Giovanniello v. ALM Media, LLC
Date: October 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3854

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment dismissing as time-barred a putative class action alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227, arising from the transmission of an unsolicited adv...

Gallop v. Cheney
Date: October 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1241

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from plaintiff's complaint, alleging that on September 11, 2001, a bomb was detonated inside the Pentagon, that no plane hit the Pentagon, and that various identified United States civilian and military...

Joseph, et al. v. Hyman, et al.
Date: October 12, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3943

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants sued New York City and the State, along with a number of city and state officials, challenging a tax scheme that exempted New York City residents from a tax levied on parking services rendered in Manhattan. Ap...

John J. Fiero and Fiero Brothers, Inc. v. FINRA
Date: October 5, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1556

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed from a dismissal of their complaint, which sought a declaratory judgment that, inter alia, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) lacked the authority to bring court actions to coll...

Rojas v. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, et al.
Date: October 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4132

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants on her claims of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq, and the New York...

United States v. Leslie
Date: October 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2994

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of the district court, following his guilty plea to conspiring to commit bank fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1349. At sentencing, defendant argued that he was not responsible for the l...

Maslow v. Board of Elections, NYC
Date: September 30, 2011
Docket Number: 08-3075

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a group of prospective political candidates, petition circulators, and voters, appealed from the district court's order awarding summary judgment to the Board of Elections in the City of New York and upholdin...

United States v. Robert
Date: September 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1230

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of crimes committed while working for American Airlines at JFK Airport, specifically, conspiracy to import and actual importation of five or more kilograms of cocaine and conspiracy and attempt to...

Prus v. Holder
Date: September 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-599

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted in New York for promoting prostitution in the third degree and subsequently sought review of the BIA's order declining to reconsider whether she had been convicted of an aggravated felony and dis...

Altria Group, Inc. v. United States
Date: September 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2404

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal concerned tax deductions that Altria claimed in 1996 and 1997, and which the IRS disallowed. The claimed deductions resulted from Altria's participation in nine leveraged lease transactions with tax-indiffere...

Johnson v. Nextel Communications, Inc.
Date: September 26, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1892

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants appealed the dismissal of their class action complaint against Nextel, the law firm of Leeds, Morelli & Brown, P.C. (LMB), and seven of LMB's lawyers (also LMB). Appellants were former clients of LMB who retai...

Shahriar, et al. v. Smith & Wollensky Restaurant
Date: September 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1884

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, on behalf of themselves and all other similarly situated, filed a complaint alleging that defendants violated the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201-19,...

Chen v. Holder, Jr.
Date: September 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2434

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of China, sought review of the BIA's order affirming the IJ's decision denying her application for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture on the b...

UBS Financial Servs, Inc. v. West Virginia University Hosp.
Date: September 22, 2011
Docket Number: 11-235

Justia Opinion Summary: UBS appealed the denial of their motion for a preliminary injunction enjoining defendants from proceeding with an arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and alternatively requiring that t...

United States v. al Kassar, et al.
Date: September 21, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1051

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed their convictions for conspiring to kill U.S. officers, to acquire and export anti-aircraft missiles, and to provide material support to a known terrorist organization. Two defendants were additionall...

Amnesty International USA v. Clapper
Date: September 21, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4112

Red Earth LLC v. United States, et al.
Date: September 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3165

Justia Opinion Summary: The government appealed from an order of the district court granting a preliminary injunction to stay enforcement of provisions of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act (PACT Act), Pub. L. No. 111-154, section 2(a),...

United States v. Archer
Date: September 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4683

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for visa fraud and conspiracy to commit visa fraud, as well as his sentence. Defendant had requested specific jury instructions with respect to the government's burden of proof regarding...

Tchitchui v. Holder, Jr.
Date: September 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1953

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Cameroon, petitioned from an order of the BIA affirming the IJ's denial of asylum, but granting his application for withholding of removal. At issue was whether the government's prima...

United States v. Elbert
Date: September 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-72

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of various sex offenses. On defendant's appeal from his conviction and sentence imposed by the district court, counsel filed a motion with this court pursuant to Anders v. California and the gover...

Natural Res. Def. Council v. EPA
Date: September 16, 2011
Docket Number: 08-3771

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from the use of the pesticide dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate (DDVP) to kill many types of insects. The NRDC sought review of an EPA order overruling the NRDC's objections to, inter alia, the EPA's ris...

United States v. Page
Date: September 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3150

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of narcotics violations and unlawful possession of a firearm. At issue was whether the district court abused its discretion when it declined to sever the firearm count. The court held that the dis...

Commodity Futures Trading Comm'n v. Walsh, et al.; SEC v. WG Trading Investors, L.P., et al.
Date: September 15, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3742

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of the attempts of two federal agencies to disgorge funds from Janet Schaberg, the ex-wife of alleged Ponzi-scheme artist Stephen Walsh. Schaberg subsequently appealed from a memorandum decision and o...

Hill v. Curcione, et al.
Date: September 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1320

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed pro se an order dismissing his complaint against defendants for failure to state a claim. Plaintiff alleged that medical care providers, Christopher Aiken and Dr. James Hohensee, at the Niagara County...

Downs v. Lape
Date: September 14, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4723

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his petition for habeas corpus brought under 28 U.S.C. 2254, which claimed a violation of his Sixth Amendment right to a public trial. The claim rested on the New York s...

Serricchio v. Prudential Securities Inc.
Date: September 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1590

Justia Opinion Summary: This was an appeal from three orders: (1) denying summary judgment to Wachovia on the ground that appellee had adequately requested reinstatement to his prior employment position following a period of active military dut...

United States v. Gansman, et al.
Date: September 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-731

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, James Gansman, appealed from a judgment convicting him of insider trading under the so-called "misappropriation theory." At issue was whether the district court erred in declining to adopt an instruction propo...

A.Q.C. v. United States
Date: September 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2086

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff, by her mother and natural guardian, brought a medical malpractice action under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. 1346, 2401, 2671-2680, claiming that the injury plaintiff susta...

United States v. Aumais
Date: September 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3160

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to transporting and possessing child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2252A(a)(1), and (a)(5)(B). The district court sentenced defendant to 121 months' imprisonment and ordered him to pay re...

Dyncorp v. Dir., OWCP
Date: September 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4976

Collazo v. Pagano
Date: September 2, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4650

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an inmate at Great Meadow Correctional Facility (Great Meadow), filed suit, pro se, in district court against three Great Meadow employees pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that he had been improperly denie...

Dyncorp v. Dir., OWCP
Date: September 2, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4976

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners appealed the decision and order of the Department of Labor Benefits Review Board reversing the ALJ's dismissal of respondent's claim for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U...

Interpharm, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Bank
Date: August 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1801

Justia Opinion Summary: This action for breach of contract and related tort claims had its origin in a February 9, 2006 Credit and Security Agreement, wherein defendant agreed inter alia to provide plaintiff with a revolving line of credit. Pla...

Emslie et al. v. Borg-Warner Automotive, Inc.
Date: August 25, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2285

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiffs alleged that they suffered injury caused by a defectively designed transmission of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) manufactured by Recreative Industries, Inc. (Recreative) on the basis of a d...

United States v. Mejia
Date: August 25, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2724

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of conviction where he and his co-defendant were found guilty of two counts of conspiracy with intent to distribute cocaine and one count of attempt to possess with intent to distribute...

Patsy's Italian Restaurant, Inc., et al. v. Banas, et al.
Date: August 24, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4487

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from numerous trademark and unfair competition claims over the name "Patsy's." Patsy's Italian Restaurant appealed, and Patsy's Pizzeria cross-appealed, from a judgment of the district court after a j...

United States v. Nadirashvili (Solomonyan), et al.
Date: August 23, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4211

Justia Opinion Summary: Six defendants appealed from their convictions for a variety of weapons trafficking offenses. On appeal, the court addressed three of the many issues raised by defendants, finding, after due consideration, their remainin...

Fait, et al. v. Regions Financial Corp., et al.
Date: August 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2311

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff filed a putative class action complaint against defendant and others following the decline of defendant's stock price. At issue was whether certain statements concerning goodwill and loan l...

United States v. Celaj
Date: August 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2792

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of eleven counts of a thirteen count indictment, including several Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. 1951(a), violations predicated on robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. On appeal, defendant challenged...

Amador v. Superintendents of Dep't. of Correctional Servs.
Date: August 19, 2011
Docket Number: 08-2079

Justia Opinion Summary: Thirteen present and former female inmates of various New York state prisons appealed from the dismissal of their class action complaint brought under 42 U.S.C. 1983, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief compelling...

United States v. Echeverry
Date: August 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2828

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of the district court convicting him of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug-trafficking crime. The district court imposed a s...

Federal Trade Commission v. Bronson Partners, LLC
Date: August 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-878

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when the FTC alleged deceptive advertising claims against defendants based on two purported weight loss products, a Chinese Diet Tea and a Bio-Slim Patch. On appeal, defendants challenged both the power o...

United States v. Marino
Date: August 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1965

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from appellant's participation in the Bayou Hedge Fund Group (Bayou), a classic Ponzi scheme masked as a group of domestic and offshore hedge funds. Appellant appealed from his sentencing, following a p...

Cash v. County of Erie, et al.
Date: August 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4371

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from the sexual assault of plaintiff by a male sheriff's deputy while she was being held in pretrial confinement at the Erie County Holding Center. At issue was whether plaintiff adduced sufficient evid...

City of New York v. Group Health Inc., et al.
Date: August 18, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2286

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of New York sued defendants under federal and New York State antitrust laws, seeking to prevent the companies from merging. The city appealed from a judgment of the district court granting summary judgment to de...

Brown v. Noxubee General Hospital, et al.
Date: August 18, 2011
Docket Number: 10-512

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the personal representative of the Estate of Dorothy Brown, appealed from summary judgment certified as final pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b) in favor of Noxubee General Hospital (Noxubee) an...

In re Literary Works in Elec. Databases Litig.
Date: August 17, 2011
Docket Number: 05-5943

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs in this consolidated class action allege copyright infringements arising from defendant publishers' unauthorized electronic reproduction of plaintiff authors' written works. The district court certified a clas...

Cox v. Warwick Valley Central Sch.
Date: August 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3633

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed from a judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of a school district and principal on 42 U.S.C. 1983 claims arising out of the treatment of their son, a middle school student...

In Re: Bernard L. Madoff
Date: August 16, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2378

Justia Opinion Summary: Former investors with Bernard L. Madoff appealed from an order entered by the United States Bankruptcy Court in the liquidation proceedings of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC under the Securities Investor Pro...

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng
Date: August 15, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4896

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendant, claiming, among other things, copyright infringement under 17 U.S.C. 501, trademark infringement under 15 U.S.C. 1114(a), and unfair competition under New York state law. At issue was whether th...

Briscoe v. City of New Haven
Date: August 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1975

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an African-American firefighter for the City of New Haven, alleged that the firefighter promotion exams challenged in Ricci v. DeStefano were arbitrarily weighted, yielding an impermissible disparate impact. T...

Goodrich v. Long Island RR Co.
Date: August 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2809

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an employee of The Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR), appealed from a judgment of the district court granting LIRR's motion to dismiss his complaint for failure to state a claim. Plaintiff brought suit unde...

United States v. Simels
Date: August 12, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5117

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, a lawyer, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice, eight counts of attempted obstruction of justice; one count of bribery; and one count each of importation and possession of electronic su...

Williams v. CitiGroup, Inc.
Date: August 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-538

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff alleged that Citigroup, along with various rating agencies, airlines, and municipalities, conspired to block the use of her finance structure to issue Airline Special Facility bonds. Plaint...

United States v. Riggi
Date: August 10, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4391

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of conviction and sentence, arguing that his rights under the Ex Post Facto Clause were violated by the application of the 2008 Sentencing Manual to a murder conspiracy that concluded i...

Rivera v. Cuomo, et al.
Date: August 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-224

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner was convicted of one count of depraved indifference murder in violation of New York Penal Law 125.25(2) after his estranged wife died from a single gunshot wound to the head at point-blank range. At issue was...

United States v. Lnu
Date: August 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-419

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed her conviction of immigration offenses after the district court denied her motion to suppress testimony from the officer who questioned her without Miranda warnings on her arrival at John F. Kennedy In...

United States v. Plugh
Date: August 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2815

Justia Opinion Summary: This instant appeal arose from the suppression of certain custodial statements made by defendant shortly after his arrest. In light of the Supreme Court's decision in Berghuis v. Thompkins, the government sought reconsid...

Vancook v. Securities and Exchange Commission
Date: August 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-31

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a former stockbroker, sought review of an order of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which found that he willfully violated the antifraud provisions of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (Exc...

Securities and Exchange Commission v. McGinn, Smith & Co., Inc., et al.
Date: August 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3576

Justia Opinion Summary: This was a consolidated appeal from, inter alia, an order of the district court lifting an asset freeze for the purpose of authorizing the interlocutory sale of a vacation home owned by relief-defendant Lynn A. Smith. Th...

Millea v. Metro-North Railroad Co.
Date: August 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-409

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a jury trial in district court, plaintiff won partial victory on his claims under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2615. Plaintiff and defendant cross-appealed. Plaintiff argued that, on his unsuc...

Mullins, et al. v. City of New York
Date: August 5, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3435

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, sergeants in the New York City Police Department (NYPD), brought this lawsuit alleging denial of overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., for the period covering...

Faber, et al. v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Date: August 5, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4901

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing their class-action complaint, which asserted a single claim against MetLife under ERISA, 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq. Plaintiffs alleged that through the use...

Casey, et al. v. Merck & Co., Inc.
Date: August 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1137

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs in these four cases appealed from a judgment of the district court granting summary judgment in favor of defendant and dismissing their product liability claims for injuries allegedly caused by defendant's pre...

Joseph v. Athanasopoulos, et al.
Date: August 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1366

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from an order of the district court insofar as that order denied defendant's motion to dismiss plaintiff's claims alleging discrimination and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

United States v. Jackson
Date: August 4, 2011
Docket Number: 07-0263

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed convictions for conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine, causing death by use of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, murder in the course of drug conspiracy, and possession...

United States v. Ferguson, et al.
Date: August 1, 2011
Docket Number: 08-6211

Justia Opinion Summary: This criminal appeal arose from a "finite reinsurance" transaction between American International Group, Inc. (AIG) and General Reinsurance Corporation (Gen Re). Defendants, four executives of Gen Re and one of AIG, appe...

United States v. Feldman
Date: August 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2275

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, once a practicing psychiatrist, defrauded Medicare by receiving funds he was not entitled to receive and then fled the country to live as a fugitive in the Philippines. There, defendant created the website www...

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gabelli, et al.
Date: August 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3581

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the SEC, appealed from a judgment dismissing its complaint against Marc J. Gabelli, the portfolio manager of the mutual fund Gabelli Global Growth Fund (GGGF or the Fund), and Bruce Alpert, the chief operating...

Service Employees Int'l Union v. National Labor Relations Board
Date: August 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3616

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of three decisions of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) affirming in part and reversing in part the ALJ's findings with respect to allegations that AM Property Holding Corporation (AM) pa...

Priestley v. Headminder, Inc.
Date: July 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4931

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose when plaintiff filed a complaint asserting causes of action related to defendant's failure to repay certain loans. Defendant appealed from an amended judgment of the district court denying in part defenda...

Ashland Inc. et al. v. Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.
Date: July 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1549

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants appealed from the dismissal of their first amended complaint, which asserted claims against Morgan Stanley under Section 10(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 (Act), 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq., and New Y...

Raysor v. United States
Date: July 27, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3871

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the denial of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus where he was convicted of crimes stemming from his involvement in a violent street gang. At issue was whether defendant received ineffective assis...

TradeComet.Com LLC v. Google, Inc.
Date: July 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-911

Justia Opinion Summary: TradeComet brought this action against Google for alleged violations of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. 1, 2, arising out of TradeComet's use of Google's "AdWords" search engine advertising platform. Google filed a motion to...

Messa v. Goord, et al.
Date: July 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1019

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought a pro se action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against defendants, alleging excessive force and other Eighth Amendment and due process violations in connection with a prison yard altercation. At issue was whether...

Hutchison, et al. v. CBRE Realty Finance, Inc.
Date: July 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1535

Justia Opinion Summary: Sheet Metal Workers Local 33 et al. appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing their putative securities class action complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) for failure to state a c...

Harper v. Ercole
Date: July 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-178

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of the district court for dismissing as untimely his petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. The district court assumed that defendant satisfied the requi...

United States v. Lee
Date: July 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-493

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant plead guilty to narcotics violations in connection with a scheme to import cocaine and was sentenced principally to a term of 235 months imprisonment. On appeal, defendant contended that his sentence was proced...

Thomas v. iStar Financial, Inc.
Date: July 22, 2011
Docket Number: 07-5327

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendants for various violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., and parallel provisions of the New York City Human Rights Law, N.Y.C. Admin. Code 8-101 et seq., aft...

United States v. Jennings
Date: July 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1642

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from two judgments entered in the district court: (1) convicting him of possessing child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2252A(a)(5)(B) and (b)(2) (Judgment II) and (2) revoking the supervised re...

Poulin, et al. v. Balise Auto Sales Inc., et al.
Date: July 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1779

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, seeking to represent a class of customers with poor credit who purchased used automobiles from defendants, appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing their complaint for failure to state a clai...

United States v. Gonzalez
Date: July 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2202

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a former Senator in the New York State Legislature, appealed from a judgment entered in district court following his conviction of two counts of mail fraud; one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and fed...

United States of America v. Gonzalez
Date: July 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2202

Jackler v. Byrne, et al.
Date: July 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-859

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a former probationary police officer, appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing his complaint, brought under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging principally that defendants, Chief of the Middletown Police...

Bergerson v. NY State Office of Mental Health
Date: July 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1040

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued her former employer, alleging violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-17, claiming compensatory damages for disparate treatment and hostile work environment. Plaintiff also...

New York Civil Liberties Union v. New York City Transit Authority
Date: July 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-372

Justia Opinion Summary: The New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) appealed from an order of the district court enjoining the enforcement of an NYCTA policy requiring third parties to obtain the consent of those contesting notices of violation...

Capital Ventures Int'l v. Republic of Argentina
Date: July 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4520

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from continuing disputes between Argentina and its various private creditors. Argentina and its Brady bondholders entered into a Continuation of Collateral Pledge Agreement that extended the security in...

Wu v. Holder, Jr.
Date: July 19, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2564

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the BIA's order of removal claiming that the Chinese government had persecuted him because he attended an underground Christian church in China. The government moved to dismiss the petition pu...

United States v. Vilar
Date: July 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-521

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant and co-defendant were convicted of multiple fraud-related felonies. Defendant timely appealed his criminal conviction and moved to withdraw his direct criminal appeal with leave to reinstate it after he had fin...

CSX Corp. v. The Children's Inv. Fund Mgmt., et al.
Date: July 18, 2011
Docket Number: 08-2899

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from a contractual arrangement known as a "cash-settled total return equity swap agreement" between the parties. The parties appealed the judgment of the district court finding defendants in violation o...

Brod, et al. v. Omya, Inc.
Date: July 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4551

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed from a judgment of the district court vacating summary judgment for defendants where plaintiffs alleged that defendants, operator of a calcium carbonate mineral processing facility, were liable for cr...

International Strategies Group v. Ness
Date: July 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1581

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment granting defendant's motion to dismiss as untimely plaintiff's complaint, which alleged breach of fiduciary duty, intentional misrepresentation, negligent misrepresentation, and conspir...

United States v. MacKay, et al.
Date: July 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1616

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners appealed from a Memorandum and Order and Final Order of Forfeiture entered by the district court dismissing their petition for an ancillary hearing and rejecting their claim as beneficiaries of a putative con...

Mills, et al. v. Fischer, et al.
Date: July 14, 2011
Docket Number: 11-276

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff moved for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and for appointment of counsel in this appeal from an order of the district court that dismissed his 42 U.S.C. 1983 complaint. The motions were denied on the ground...

Lopez v. Terrell, et al.
Date: July 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2079

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner challenged the manner by which the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) calculated Good Conduct Time (GCT) under 18 U.S.C. 3624(b), maintaining that he should be eligible to receive GCT for the 94 months he spent i...

Applied Energetics, Inc. v. NewOak Capital Markets, LLC
Date: July 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-5107

Justia Opinion Summary: This case stemmed from an Engagement Agreement entered into by petitioner, a developer and manufacturer of military technology, with respondent, an independent broker dealer, by which respondent agreed to act as petition...

Ridinger v. Dow Jones and Co. Inc., et al.
Date: July 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1771

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment of the district court dismissing his complaint against his former employer, seeking monetary and equitable relief for alleged age discrimination in violation of the Age Discrimination i...

Vincent v. Commissioner of Social Security
Date: July 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2437

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from an order of the district court that reduced by two-thirds the attorney's fees award she requested for successfully appealing from the administrative denial of her application for disability benefi...

Gomez-Beleno v. Holder
Date: July 7, 2011
Docket Number: 07-0874

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, citizens of Columbia,entered the United States in September 2001, as nonimmigrant visitors. On May 7, 2002, they filed an application for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention A...

Gallop v. Cheney
Date: July 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1241

MLSMK Investment Company v. JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Date: July 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3040

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from the infamous Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard Madoff. Between October and December 2008, Plaintiff MLSMK Investment Company invested $12.8 million with Madoff's investment company. Defendants JP M...

Walters v. Indus. & Commercial Bank of China, Ltd.
Date: July 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-806

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Debbie and Max Walters appealed from a district court judgment that dismissed their petition for the issuance of a turnover order. In 1990, the Walters' thirteen-year-old son was killed on a hunting trip with...

United States v. Bailey
Date: July 6, 2011
Docket Number: 07-3719

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from convictions of possession with intent to distribute at least five grams of cocaine base, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime....

Alliance for Open Society Int'l, et al. v. U.S. Agency for Int'l Dev., et al.
Date: July 6, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4917

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed from preliminary injunctions enjoining defendants from enforcing 22 U.S.C. 7631(f), a provision of the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003 (Act), 22 U.S.C....

Kirk v. New York Dep't. of Educ.
Date: July 6, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5335

Justia Opinion Summary: The New York State Department of Education and related defendants appealed from an order of the district court denying their motion to vacate an award of attorney's fees to plaintiff where the district court had awarded...

NML Capital, Ltd. et al. v. The Republic of Argentina
Date: July 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1487

Justia Opinion Summary: The Republic of Argentina and interested non-party-appellant, Banco Central de la Republica Argentina (BCRA), appealed from orders of the district court to attach funds held in BCRA's account at the Federal Reserve Bank...

Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers, Inc.
Date: July 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3247

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a group of retail sales employees of defendant, appealed from an order of the district court vacating an arbitration award on the ground that the arbitrator had exceeded her authority in light of the Supreme...

MBIA Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co.
Date: July 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-355

Justia Opinion Summary: This insurance coverage dispute raised issues arising out of financial regulators' investigations in alleged accounting misstatements by MBIA, Inc. (MBIA) and related litigation. Based on these events, MBIA made claims u...

Li, et al. v. Renaud, et al.
Date: June 30, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2560

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the judgment of the district court dismissing their complaint for failure to state a claim. Plaintiffs argued that the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA), and in particular 8 U.S.C. 1153(h)(3), entitl...

Ideal Steel Supply Corp. v. Anza, et al.
Date: June 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3212

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendants under RICO, 18 U.S.C. 1961-1968, principally alleging injury to plaintiff's business by reason of defendants' establishment of a competing commercial enterprise through the investment of income...

In Re: Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. v. Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V., et al.
Date: June 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5122

Justia Opinion Summary: Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. (Enron) sought to avoid and recover payments it made to redeem its commercial paper prior to maturity from appellees, whose notes were redeemed by Enron. On appeal, Enron challenged the dis...

Maldonado-Padilla v. Holder
Date: June 24, 2011
Docket Number: 11-1249

Gonzalez v. Hasty, et al.
Date: June 22, 2011
Docket Number: 07-1787

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from the judgment of the district court granting defendants' motion to dismiss his claims brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 and Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics. At is...

Gonzalez v. Hasty
Date: June 22, 2011
Docket Number: 07-1787

Barclays Capital Inc., et al. v. Theflyonthewall.com, Inc.
Date: June 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1372

Justia Opinion Summary: After a bench trial, the district court entered a judgment for plaintiffs concluding that on seventeen occasions, defendant had infringed plaintiffs' copyrights in their research reports, and that by collecting and disse...

United States v. Gravel
Date: June 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1405

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a 45 month prison sentence following his guilty plea to possession of a firearm where the district court imposed a six-level sentence enhancement after finding that the stolen weapon was a machine...

United States v. Gupta
Date: June 17, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4738

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of immigration fraud and sentenced to 51 months imprisonment. At issue was under what circumstances did the exclusion of the public from a courtroom during voir dire violate a defendant's Sixth Am...

Delgado v. Quarantillo
Date: June 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1136

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner brought this mandamus action to compel USCIS to make a determination on the merits of her I-212 application, alleging that USCIS denied her application in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act ("APA"),...

United States v. O'Connor, et al.
Date: June 16, 2011
Docket Number: 08-5968

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Linda O'Connor and Dean Sacco appealed from convictions of sex trafficking of a child; O'Connor appealed from convictions of selling a child for the purpose of producing child pornography and producing child p...

United States v. Tzolov
Date: June 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-562

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from a judgment of conviction for securities fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud. At issue, among other things, was whether venue was proper in the Eastern District of New Yo...

Novick v. AXA Network, LLC, et al.
Date: June 13, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5277

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendant asserting claims of breach of contract and various business torts in connection with defendant's alleged wrongful termination of plaintiff's employment affiliation with defendant. Plaintiff appea...

Southerland v. City of New York
Date: June 10, 2011
Docket Number: 07-4449

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a father and his children, brought various claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983 asserting that a children's services caseworker entered their home unlawfully and effected an unconstitutional removal of the children in...

Calabro v. Aniqa Halal Live Poultry Corp.
Date: June 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-66

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a federal safety inspector, sued defendant in New York Supreme Court, alleging that defendant used photographs of plaintiff for advertising purposes without his consent in violation of New York State Civil Rig...

Securities & Exchange Comm'n v. Aragon Partners, LP
Date: June 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1204

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, based on trading on material, nonpublic information and tipping others. The SEC instituted a civil enforcement action, alleging that defendant...

United States v. Lauersen
Date: June 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0255

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, subject to delinquency and default penalties under 18 U.S.C. 3612(g) for failure to pay restitution and a fine arising from his criminal conviction, appealed a district court order denying his request that the...

Boluk v. Holder, Jr.
Date: June 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2396

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of a final order of removal, issued after a determination that he was ineligible for a "hardship waiver" of the requirements for filing a joint petition with his citizen spouse to lift the condit...

United States v. Wolfson
Date: June 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2786

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed from two judgments of conviction related to his involvement in "pump and dump" stock schemes. At issue was whether the first judgment of conviction, entered upon a jury verdict, should be overturned, e...

Whitley v. Ercole
Date: June 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3119

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought a writ of habeas corpus to overturn his conviction on one count of felony murder in the second degree for a street robbery that resulted in the death of a young doctor and soon-to-be father. Petitioner,...

Vu v. United States
Date: June 7, 2011
Docket Number: 11-909

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner applied for leave to file a successive 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion, challenging his 2006 murder-for-hire conviction and resulting sentence. At issue was whether a movant's prior unsuccessful motion under section 225...

Toussaint, et al. v. Mahoney
Date: June 6, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3797

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued defendants, former directors of a retirees association of former unionized transportation workers, alleging, among other things, that defendants breached their fiduciary duty to the retirees association a...

United States v. Davis
Date: June 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-300

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose out of a successful forfeiture action brought by the United States government pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1595a, which denied appellant's subsequent motion for attorney's fees. The forfeiture action sought to...

Bronx Household of Faith, et al. v. Board of Education
Date: June 2, 2011
Docket Number: 07-5291

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed from an order of the district court granting summary judgment to plaintiffs and entering a permanent injunction barring the Board of Education of the City of New York ("Board") from enforcing a rule t...

STMicroelectronics, N.V. v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA)
Date: June 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3847

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an arbitration claim against respondent with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") raising federal claims of securities fraud under section 10(b)(5) of the Securities and Exchange Act of...

L-7 Designs, Inc. v. Old Navy, LLC.
Date: June 1, 2011
Docket Number: 10-573

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a suit against defendant alleging claims of wrongful termination ("Count I"), trade disparagement ("Count II"), breach of contract for failure to negotiate in good faith ("Count III"), breach of the impli...

Watson v. Holder, Jr.
Date: May 31, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0657

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native of Jamaica, sought review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") affirming the decision of an immigration judge denying his motion to terminate the removal proceedings brought agains...

Nnebe v. Daus
Date: May 31, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4305

Hart v. Family Dental Group, PC
Date: May 31, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1008

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment entered by the district court granting an oral motion of defendants, plaintiff's former employer, for judgment as a matter of law pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 50 with res...

Freire v. Holder, Jr.
Date: May 27, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0329

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of Brazil, sought review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") which dismissed his appeal of an immigration judge's ("IJ") decision ordering his removal and denied his m...

In re Attorney Disciplinary Appeal
Date: May 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-90018

Accenture LLP, et al. v. Spreng
Date: May 27, 2011
Docket Number: 11-222

Justia Opinion Summary: In June 2009, defendant filed an arbitration demand against plaintiff alleging claims for wrongful termination and breach of contract based on plaintiff's failure to pay a performance bonus. Defendant subsequently filed...

United States v. Figueroa
Date: May 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2050

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed from May 17, 2010 judgments of conviction entered by the district court for possession with intent to distribute a mixture of 3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine ("MDMA"), methamphetamine, and N-Benzyl...

Scott v. City of New York
Date: May 24, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3943

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute arose from the district court's decision to award an attorney $515,179.28 in attorney's fees pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act's fee shifting provision, 29 U.S.C. 216(b), for work performed in success...

Nokia Corp. v. Interdigital Communications, Inc., et al.
Date: May 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1358

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants appealed from an order of the district court denying its motion, made after a preliminary injunction was vacated by the court, to recover damages against an injunction bond posted by appellee. At issue was whe...

Smith v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.
Date: May 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1565

Justia Opinion Summary: A debtor, his wife, and sister ("appellants") sought to reopen debtor's Chapter 7 bankruptcy case for the purpose of pursuing an adversary proceeding against the trustee of debtor's estate and one of the trustee's bondho...

United States v. Spencer
Date: May 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1869

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment and 18 months of supervised release for violating two conditions of his previous term of supervised release. At issue was whether the district court had the power to revo...

R.O., et al. v. Ithaca City Sch. Dist.
Date: May 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1651

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, former students of Ithaca High School, claimed that defendants violated their First and Fourteenth Amendment rights by prohibiting the publication of a sexually-explicit cartoon in the Ithaca High School stud...

Newspaper Guild/CWA of Albany, et al. v. Hearst Corp.
Date: May 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2402

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a labor organization that represented a bargaining unit of defendant's employees, filed a formal grievance with defendant, challenging defendant's discontinuation of dues "checkoff," or deduction of dues from...

Watson v. Greene
Date: May 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-307

Justia Opinion Summary: Respondents appealed the district court's grant of habeas relief to petitioner where petitioner had been convicted of first-degree murder. At issue was whether the trial court abused its discretion by precluding defense...

Word v. Lord
Date: May 13, 2011
Docket Number: 11-111

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, proceeding pro se, sought leave to file a successive habeas corpus petition pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254 where she was convicted of reckless manslaughter and depraved indifference murder in connection with the...

Penguin Group (USA) Inc., v. American Buddha
Date: May 12, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1739

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, Penguin Group (USA) Inc. ("Penguin"), filed suit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against defendant, an Oregon not-for-profit corporation with its principal place of bu...

Leftridge v. Connecticut State Trooper
Date: May 12, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2922

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an African-American, sued defendants pro se alleging violations of 42 U.S.C. 1983 and state law where plaintiff was charged with a traffic violation by a state trooper and where plaintiff alleged that the char...

In Re:Lehman Brothers Mortgage; Wyoming State Treasurer, et al v. Moody's Investors Service, Inc., et al; Vaszurele Ltd. v. Moody's Investors Service, Inc.
Date: May 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-712

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed from judgments dismissing their class-action complaints seeking to hold defendants (collectively, "Rating Agencies") liable as underwriters or control persons for misstatements or omissions in securit...

Oneida Nation of New York v. Andrew Cuomo; Seneca Nation of Indians, et al v. Andrew Cuomo
Date: May 9, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4265

Justia Opinion Summary: The Seneca Nation of Indians ("Seneca Nation"), Unkechauge Indian Nation ("Unkechauge Nation"), St. Regis Mohawk Tribe ("Mohawk Tribe"), Cayuga Indian Nation of New York ("Cayuga Nation"), and Oneida Nation of New York (...

Halebian v. Berv
Date: May 6, 2011
Docket Number: 07-3750

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed from a judgment dismissing a three-count complaint arising from the renegotiation of certain investment-advisory agreements. The court certified a question to the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusett...

United States v. New York City Bd. of Educ.
Date: May 5, 2011
Docket Number: 08-5171

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States sued the New York City Board of Education and related parties ("City Defendants") claiming a violation of Title VII's prohibition of disparate impact selection measures. The parties entered into a sett...

Danny Abrahams, et al v. MTA Long Island Bus
Date: May 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2058

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued defendants, Nassau County, New York and/or MTA Long Island Bus ("MTA"), asserting claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29...

In re: Teligent, Inc.; Savage & Assoc., P.C. v K&L Gates LLP
Date: May 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2257

Justia Opinion Summary: K&L Gates LLP ("K&L Gates") filed a motion to lift two protective orders prohibiting disclosure of communications made during mediation. Savage & Associates, P.C. ("Savage") filed a cross-motion to enjoin K&L Gates from...

Greg Kuebel v. Black & Decker Inc.
Date: May 5, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2273

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, on behalf of himself and other similarly situated current and former Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. ("B&D") employees, sued B&D asserting three sets of claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), 29 U.S.C....

City of New York v. A-1 Jewelry & Pawn, Inc.
Date: May 4, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4804

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of New York ("City") brought suit against defendants, retail firearms dealers located in South Carolina and Georgia, alleging public nuisance on the theory that they intentionally or negligently sold firearms in...

Ellis Wood v. Robert Ercole
Date: May 4, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2905

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed a judgment denying his petition for a writ of habeas corpus where defendant was convicted of Murder in the First Degree for hiring one individual to kill another individual. At issue was whether the t...

Rebecca Taylor, et al v. New Haven Housing Authority
Date: May 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1144

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs sued defendants, the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven, alleging that defendants discriminated against them in administering New Haven's Housing Choice Voucher ("Section 8") program in violation of pl...

USA v. Alphonse T. Persico, et al
Date: May 3, 2011
Docket Number: 08-5266

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appealed convictions of murder in aid of racketeering, witness tampering, and conspiracy to commit witness tampering. At issue was whether defendants should have been granted a new trial after the posttrial di...

Wendy Fleischman, et al v. Albany Medical Center
Date: May 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-846

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, registered nurses ("RNs") employed in the region, filed a complaint alleging that various hospital owners and operators in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area had conspired to depress the compensat...

United States v. Cedeño, et al
Date: May 2, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1857

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of kidnapping, robbery, and related crimes and was sentenced principally to 319 months imprisonment. At issue was whether the district court properly limited cross-examination of a government wit...

Fireman's Fund Insurance Compa v. TD Banknorth Insurance Agency
Date: April 29, 2011
Docket Number: 10-797

Justia Opinion Summary: An insurance policyholder, TD Banknorth Insurance Agency, Inc., appealed from a declaratory judgment awarding to its insurer, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, all funds in escrow as proceeds from settlement of the polic...

United States of America v. Well
Date: April 28, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1266

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, corrections officers at Queens Private Correctional Facility ("QPCF"), appealed from convictions of conspiracy to obstruct justice, attempted intimidation and corrupt persuasion, and making false statements w...

Cruz-Miguel et al v. Holder,
Date: April 27, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3155

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners, citizens of Guatemala, petitioned for review of removal orders that became final after the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") dismissed their appeals from decisions of an Immigration Judge ("IJ") that foun...

Gallop v. Cheney
Date: April 27, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1241

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a Specialist in the United States Army and her infant son, sued defendants, former and senior government officials, alleging that defendants caused the September 11th, 2001 attacks against the United States i...

Dillon v. Conway
Date: April 26, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4030

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed a motion to dismiss his federal habeas petition where he retained an attorney in or around August 2007, instructed the attorney to file the petition before the deadline on November 20, 2007, and the a...

Lockheed Martin Corporation v. Retail Holdings, N.V.
Date: April 26, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2766

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, Retail Holdings, N.V. (together with its predecessors, "New Singer"), appealed from a judgment in favor of appellee, Lockheed Martin Corporation (together with its predecessors, "Old Singer"), regarding a disp...

In re Kristan Peters
Date: April 26, 2011
Docket Number: 09-90098

Justia Opinion Summary: Kristan Peters, an attorney admitted to the bars of both New York and Connecticut and formerly a partner at the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney, appealed from an order of the Committee on Grievances for the United States Di...

Doninger v. Niehoff
Date: April 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1452

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendants, public school officials in Burlington, Connecticut, under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging, among other things, violations under the First Amendment when they prohibited her from running for Senior Clas...

United States v. Curley
Date: April 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3314

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed a conviction of interstate stalking and interstate violation of a protective order when he tracked his ex-wife's vehicle through a G.P.S. device he placed on her vehicle. At issue was whether the distr...

Montefiore Medical Center v. Teamsters Local, 272
Date: April 21, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1451

Justia Opinion Summary: A non-profit hospital ("plaintiff") that provided medical services to beneficiaries of Local 272 Welfare Fund ("Fund"), an employee benefit plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"),...

Johnson v. The University of Rochester Me
Date: April 19, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2258

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a qui tam action pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3729 alleging that defendants fraudulently billed Medicare/Medicaid for medical procedures performed by unsupervised residents. At issue was whether the court had ap...

O'Hara v. ITT Industries Incorporated
Date: April 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1433

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sued defendant, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh ("National Union"), claiming disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 after a trip and fall injury. At is...

In Re: Parmalat Securities Litigation
Date: April 12, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4302

M.F. v. State of New York Executive De
Date: April 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2074

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, convicted in New Jersey of endangering the welfare of children and placed on probation for five years, appealed a summary judgment order in favor of the State of New York Executive Department Division of Parol...

In Re: Parmalat Securities Litigation
Date: April 8, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4302

Justia Opinion Summary: Purchasers of Parmalat Capital Finance Limited ("Parmalat") debt and equity securities filed class action lawsuits against Parmalat and others for securities fraud ("Appellants"). At issue was whether the district court...

In Re: September 11 Property
Date: April 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2970

Justia Opinion Summary: Intervenors appealed an order granting plaintiffs' and defendants' joint motion for orders approving their Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release of Claims related to property damage claims that arose from the terrorist...

Nnebe v. Daus
Date: April 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4305

Federal Insurance Company v. American Home Assurance Company
Date: April 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4779

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, as a subrogee of a regional affiliate of the American Automobile Association Mid-Atlantic, Inc. ("AAAMA"), sued the liability insurers of the American Automobile Association ("AAA") seeking indemnification for...

United States of America v. Perez-Fria
Date: March 31, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1401

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed a judgment following a plea of guilty to illegal reentry into the United States after he was deported to the Dominican Republic when he finished serving his prison sentence for first degree manslaughte...

US v. Quinones
Date: March 29, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4361

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants appeal convictions involving the distribution of controlled substances, conspiracy to distribute and posses with intent to distribute controlled substances, and money laundering conspiracy. At issue was wheth...

Nnebe v. Daus
Date: March 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4305

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, four taxi cab drivers and the New York Taxi Workers Alliance ("Alliance"), sued the City of New York and its Taxi and Limousine Commission when plaintiffs' licenses to drive taxi cabs was automatically suspen...

Cachillo v. Insmed, Inc.
Date: March 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-4630

In re Paul E. Warburgh
Date: March 22, 2011
Docket Number: 07-9056

Bechtel Do Brasil Constucoes L v. Ueg Araucaria Ltda.
Date: March 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-341

Amnesty International USA v. Clapper
Date: March 21, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4112

Republic of Ecuador v. Chevron Corporation
Date: March 17, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1020

United States v. Buissereth
Date: March 15, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5358

New York & Atlantic Railway Co v. Surface Transportation Board
Date: March 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1490

Bodansky v. Fifth On The Park Condo, LLC
Date: March 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-720

United States v. Potes-Castillo (Gonzalez-Rivera)
Date: March 14, 2011
Docket Number: 07-5518

United States of America v. Desnoyers
Date: March 14, 2011
Docket Number: 10-447

Morales v. USA
Date: March 11, 2011
Docket Number: 04-0858

Call Center Technologies v. Grand Adventures
Date: March 11, 2011
Docket Number: 09-1224

Jonathan Hess v. Cohen & Slamowitz LLP
Date: March 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-424

United States v. Treacy
Date: March 9, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3939

In re: American Express Merchants` Litigation
Date: March 8, 2011
Docket Number: 06-1871

United States v. Rosa
Date: March 8, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0636

United States v. Clark
Date: March 8, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3462

United States of America v. Qurashi
Date: March 8, 2011
Docket Number: 10-348

USA v. Paul
Date: March 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3191

United States v. Espinal (Laiz)
Date: March 7, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4344

Fishoff v. Coty Inc.
Date: March 4, 2011
Docket Number: 10-536

Luna v. Holder; Thompson v. Holder
Date: March 3, 2011
Docket Number: 07-3796

Thompson v. Holder
Date: March 3, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4840

Selim Zherka v. Philip Amicone
Date: March 2, 2011
Docket Number: 10-37

USA v. Applins
Date: March 1, 2011
Docket Number: 07-2193

Brown v. United States
Date: March 1, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3495

USA v. Akinrosotu
Date: February 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2333

US v. Hotaling
Date: February 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3935

City of Pontiac Gen. Emps. Ret. Sys. v. MBIA, Inc.
Date: February 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4609

Beekhan v. Holder
Date: February 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3129

Nolcasco v. Holder
Date: February 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5206

United States of America v. Astra Motor Cars, Inc.
Date: February 24, 2011
Docket Number: 10-520

USA v. Skys
Date: February 23, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5204

Jonathan Hess v. Cohen & Slamowitz LLP
Date: February 23, 2011
Docket Number: 10-424

United States of America v. Nizamuddin Chowdhury
Date: February 22, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3442

Standard Investment Chartered v. National Association of Securi
Date: February 22, 2011
Docket Number: 10-945

National Labor Relations Board v. Domsey Trading Corporation
Date: February 18, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3356

USA v. Conca
Date: February 15, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4475

Eitzen Bulk A/S v. Ashapura Minechem, Ltd.
Date: February 15, 2011
Docket Number: 10-976

Costello v. City of Burlington
Date: February 14, 2011
Docket Number: 08-0551

Gudmundsson v. United States
Date: February 11, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4869

United States of America v. Acoff
Date: February 11, 2011
Docket Number: 10-285

Landmen Partners, Inc. v. The Blackstone Group, L.P.
Date: February 10, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4426

United States of America v. Acoff
Date: February 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-285

Goodspeed Airport LLC v. East Haddam Inland Wetlands
Date: February 10, 2011
Docket Number: 10-516

United States v. Valentin (Mejia)
Date: February 9, 2011
Docket Number: 07-5289

In re: Adelphia Recovery Trust
Date: February 9, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0799

In re Ephedra Products Litigation
Date: February 8, 2011
Docket Number: 06-2071

In re: Adelphia Recovery Trust
Date: February 8, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0799

In Re: DBSD North America, Inc
Date: February 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1175

Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum
Date: February 4, 2011
Docket Number: 06-4800

United States v. Sabir
Date: February 4, 2011
Docket Number: 07-1968

USA v. Greer
Date: February 4, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4362

Fischer & Mandell LLP v. Citibank, N.A.
Date: February 3, 2011
Docket Number: 10-2155

Wong v. Holder
Date: February 1, 2011
Docket Number: 08-5328

Caceres v. The Port Authority of New York & Jersey
Date: January 31, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3064

10 Ellicott Square Court Corpo v. Mountain Valley Indemnity Comp
Date: January 31, 2011
Docket Number: 10-799

USA v. Hamilton (Johnson)
Date: January 28, 2011
Docket Number: 08-4093

Oouch v. Holder
Date: January 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4834

USA v. Cossey
Date: January 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5170

USA v. Hassock (USA)
Date: January 28, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5193

Galluzzo v. Holder
Date: January 26, 2011
Docket Number: 08-6036

10 Ellicott Square Court Corpo v. Mountain Valley Indemnity Comp
Date: January 26, 2011
Docket Number: 10-799

Carvajal v. Artus
Date: January 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0826

Kwan v. Schlein
Date: January 25, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5202

Papelino v. ACP
Date: January 24, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4248

Jian Qui Liu v. Holder
Date: January 24, 2011
Docket Number: 09-5258

United States of America v. English
Date: January 20, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3258

Baraket v. Holder
Date: January 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-0739

United States v. Weingarten
Date: January 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-2043

In Re: Parmalat Securities Litigation
Date: January 18, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4302

Chandok v. Klessig
Date: January 13, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4120

In Re: Application of Chevron
Date: January 13, 2011
Docket Number: 10-1918

Langston v. Smith
Date: January 7, 2011
Docket Number: 10-3045

Diesel Props S.r.l. v. Greystone Business Credit II LLC
Date: January 6, 2011
Docket Number: 09-3899

United States v. Brown
Date: January 5, 2011
Docket Number: 09-4991

United States v. Bengis
Date: January 4, 2011
Docket Number: 07-4895

Anemone v. MTA
Date: January 4, 2011
Docket Number: 08-2646