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United States First Circuit - April 2015 Opinion Summaries


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US v. Majeroni

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction and sentence for possessing child pornography and violating supervised release are affirmed over meritless claims that the district court:1...
04/27/2015 14-1105

US v. Correa-Osorio

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendants' convictions for cocaine offenses are affirmed over multiple meritless claims of evidentiary and cumulative error by the district court,.
04/22/2015 12-1300

US v. Guzman-Batista

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
District court's denial of motion to suppress evidence seized following a search of defendant's home is affirmed where, the issue of whether the...
04/22/2015 14-1059

Novak v. The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co.

United States First Circuit
Civil Procedure
Service of process is generally not a prerequisite for removal and a defendant may remove a state-court action to federal court any time after the...
04/21/2015 13-2543

Niebauer v. Crane & Co., Inc.

United States First Circuit
In an ERISA case, alleging that the administrator of plaintiff's former employer's executive severance plan denied him severance benefits after...
04/21/2015 14-2059

M. v. Raimondo

United States First Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Family Law
In a putative class action, brought on behalf of ten foster children in custody of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF),...
04/21/2015 14-1585

US v. Graf

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction for drugs and firearms charges is affirmed where the district court did not err in denying defendant's motion to suppress evidence where:...
04/21/2015 14-1156

Matt v. HSBC Bank, USA N.A.

United States First Circuit
Banking Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In an action to avert foreclosure proceedings in state court, the case is dismissed as moot where, while the appeal was pending, plaintiff and a...
04/16/2015 13-2209

McDonough v. Aetna Life Ins. Co.

United States First Circuit
In an ERISA action concerning the operation of an "own occupation" test within the definition of disability contained in a long-term disability (LTD)...
04/16/2015 14-1293

US v. Arroyo-Blas

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Denial of appeal of sentence for various drug crimes is affirmed where the waiver of appeal in defendant's plea agreement must be enforced.
04/16/2015 13-1613
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