Second Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was established in 1891. The Court is located in New York City and exercises appellate jurisdiction over courts in six districts within the states of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont:

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States v. Kourani
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-4292
United States v. Melhuish
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-485
Cayuga Nation v. Tanner
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1310
Henry v. Nassau County  
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1027

Justia Opinion Summary: After the County formally revoked plaintiff's pistol license and prohibited him from possessing any firearms following the dismissal of a Family Court matter and temporary order of protection that was dissolved, he filed...

United States v. Jacques  
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1762

Justia Opinion Summary: In No. 20-1762, the Second Circuit denied the government's motion to dismiss defendant's appeal from the district court's denial of his motion under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure to correct errors in his judgment of...

Liebowitz v. Bandshell Artist Management  
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2304

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and his firm appeal from the district court's opinion and order sanctioning them for their conduct during their representation of a client in his copyright case against Bandshell Artist Management. The district...

Lively v. WAFRA Investment Advisory Group, Inc.  
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2709

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff was terminated by his former employer for violating company policies prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace, he filed suit alleging that the stated basis for his termination was pretext and that t...

DDK Hotels, LLC v. Williams-Sonoma, Inc.  
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2748

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs DDK Hotels, DDK Hospitality, and DDK Management filed suit against Defendants Williams-Sonoma and West Elm, asserting claims for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealin...

SEC v. Fowler  
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1081

Justia Opinion Summary: In this SEC enforcement action, defendant appealed the district court's judgment entered after a jury found that he recommended an unsuitable trading strategy and made unauthorized trades in customer accounts. The Seco...

Domen v. Vimeo, Inc.  
Date: July 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-616

Justia Opinion Summary: The Second Circuit vacated its previous opinion and filed an amended opinion in its place. Plaintiff and Church United filed suit against Vimeo, alleging that the company discriminated against them by deleting Church U...

Doolen v. Wormuth  
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2996

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's grant of the government's motion to dismiss and, in the alternative, for summary judgment, on plaintiff's claims that the cadet separation procedures of the United States Military...

Glover v. Bausch & Lomb, Inc.  
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1156

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiff suffered post-operative injuries following implantation of artificial lenses during cataract surgery, she and her husband filed suit against Bausch & Lomb, the manufacturer of the lenses, as well as relat...

United States v. Korchevsky  
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-197

Justia Opinion Summary: The Second Circuit affirmed Defendants' Khalupsky and Korchevsky convictions for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and computer intrusions, securities fraud, and conspiracy to commit...

United States v. Willis  
Date: July 16, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3617

Justia Opinion Summary: The Second Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions for multiple drug- and gun-related counts, concluding that the evidence was sufficient to support their convictions. The court rejected defendants' claims of evidentiar...

United States v. Hicks  
Date: July 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-590

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of marijuana conspiracy but acquitted of cocaine and cocaine base conspiracy and a related firearms charge. The jury was unable to reach a verdict as to the charge of conspiracy under the Racketee...