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

Sierra Club v. FERC
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1249

Sierra Club, et al v. FERC
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1275

Florent Bayala v. DHS
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5279

National Fed. of the Blind v. DOT
Date: June 28, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1026

United States v. Vega
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 10-3083

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Martinez Vega and Cuevas, affiliated with a left-wing guerilla group called FARC, were indicted with more than 50 other individuals for conspiring to commit crimes associated with the importation, manufacture,...

Stovic v. RRRB
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1251

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner seeks review of the Board's denial of his request to reopen the Board's 1999 benefits determination. The court concluded that the Railroad Retirement Act, 45 U.S.C. 231g, grants the court jurisdiction to revie...

Swaters v. DOT
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1277

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a former pilot with Spirit Airlines, challenges the DoT's refusal to consent to the release of the urine sample it says petitioner produced for a mandatory drug test. Because the sample tested positive for co...

Alexander v. WMATA
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-7039

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against the Authority, alleging disability discrimination under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 701 et seq. The district court granted summary judgment to the Authority. The...

NLRB v. Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 11-1212

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners seek review of the Board's finding that G/M and the Carpenters Union committed unfair labor practices. The court held this case in abeyance pending the Supreme Court’s consideration of the validity of the Pre...

Verizon New England Inc. v. NLRB
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1062

Justia Opinion Summary: The collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the union and Verizon provided for arbitration of disputes arising out of that agreement. After an arbitration panel interpreted the CBA in Verizon's favor, the union too...

Lopez v. Council on American-Islamic Relations Action Network
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-7016

Justia Opinion Summary: Morris Days (a/k/a Jamil Days) held himself out to the public as a civil rights attorney working for a regional chapter of CAIR, when he was not in fact a lawyer. Plaintiffs, individual CAIR clients who were negatively i...

United States v. Philip Morris USA Inc.
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-7049

Justia Opinion Summary: Relator filed a qui tam action against Phillip Morris, alleging that the company violated the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, by charging NEXCOM and AAFES prices for cigarettes that violate the terms of thei...

Sands v. NLRB
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1185

Justia Opinion Summary: The General Counsel issued a complaint against the union, alleging that the union violated federal labor laws by failing to tell Laura Sands when she began work at Kroger how much less in dues she would have to pay if sh...

Fort Dearborn Company v. NLRB
Date: June 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1263

United States v. Castle
Date: June 14, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3073

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant was found guilty of the lesser-included offense of possession with intent to distribute a detectable amount of PCP, he appealed the denial of his motion to suppress. The court concluded that defendant was...