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United States First Circuit - January 2015 Opinion Summaries


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US v. Voisine

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court and in light of US v. Castleman, 134 S. Ct. 1405 (2014), denials of motions to dismiss federal indictment and...
01/30/2015 12-1213

US v. Zapata-Vazquez

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
District court's imposition of an above-Guidelines prison sentence of 72 months after defendant pleaded guilty to one count of possessing a firearm in...
01/30/2015 13-2170

Ameen v. Amphenol Printed Circuits, Inc.

United States First Circuit

In this case, plaintiff-employee sued defendant-employer on grounds that his termination was retaliation for his having taken leave under the Family...
01/26/2015 14-1086

Old Republic Insurance Company v. Stratford Insurance Company

United States First Circuit
Insurance Law
In this case, two insurers dispute their respective duties to defend and indemnify a tractor-trailer involved in an auto collision causing serious...
01/26/2015 14-1179

Lee v. Corsini

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
In this case, a jury convicted petitioner of murder in the first degree and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed petitioner's conviction...
01/26/2015 14-1070

US v. Velazquez

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
In this case, defendant entered a plea agreement with the government after being charged by a federal grand jury with being a sex offender who had...
01/26/2015 14-1295

US v. Gonzalez-Rodriguez

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence is affirmed where defendant's failure file a timely notice of appeal from his original sentence dooms his appeal, as self-styled "motions for...
01/23/2015 13-1243

US v. Gonzalez-Perez

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction of a former police officer for drug and firearm charges is affirmed over claims that the district court erred by declining to give jury...
01/23/2015 12-1743

Desjardins v. Willard

United States First Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
In a case involving state law defamation and false light claims by one town official against another town official, the matter is remanded to state...
01/23/2015 14-1786

In re Nexium Antitrust Litigation

United States First Circuit
Drugs & Biotech, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Consumer Protection Law
In this class action involving sale of a prescription heartburn drug, plaintiffs assert that, but for defendants anti-competitive conduct, a generic...
01/22/2015 14-1521
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