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United States First Circuit - January 2016 Opinion Summaries


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Commodity Futures Trading Comm v. Wilson

United States First Circuit
Remedies, Securities Law
In a commodity trading fraud case, the district court's summary judgment on the CFTC's request for a finding of liability and imposition of injunctive...
01/29/2016 14-2173, 14-2224

US v. Reyes-Rivera

United States First Circuit

Sentence for conviction of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud, arising out of a Ponzi scheme that defrauded 230 vulnerable people out of...
01/29/2016 14-1712

US v. Mulero-Diaz

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Revocation of supervised release and imposition of prison term for violations of conditions of the supervised release are affirmed where defendant...
01/29/2016 14-2207

Bernardo v. Johnson

United States First Circuit
Immigration Law
In a case raising a question of first impression in the circuit, 8 U.S.C. section 1252(a)(2)(B)(ii), which precludes judicial review of the Attorney...
01/29/2016 15-1177

Martinez-Rivera v. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
In an employment suit brought by a former employee of Puerto Rico's Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (VRA), an agency tasked with integrating...
01/29/2016 13-1772

Barbosa v. Mitchell

United States First Circuit
Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
Convictions of first degree murder, armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and the unlicensed possession of...
01/28/2016 14-1926

US v. Soto-Rivera

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
After pleading guilty to illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition, defendant's sentencing as a Career Offender because he committed a crime of...
01/22/2016 14-1216

Carrasquillo-Ortiz v. American Airlines, Inc.

United States First Circuit
Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit concerns the proper application of an aspect of Article 3 of Puerto Rico's Law No. 80 involving the statutory severance, called a "mesada,"...
01/22/2016 15-1424

US v. Collins

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Sentence and conviction for possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, in violation of 21 U.S.C. section 841(a)(1), is affirmed where: 1) the...
01/22/2016 15-1292

Harrington v. Simmons

United States First Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In chapter 7 proceedings, the bankruptcy court's denial of a discharge for the debtor is affirmed where the debtor's lack of documentation was...
01/20/2016 15-9005
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