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United States First Circuit - March 2016 Opinion Summaries


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Casiano-Jimenez v. US

United States First Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a criminal proceeding, a denial of defendant's petition for post-conviction relief under 28 U.S.C. section 2255 was reversed where defendant was...
03/29/2016 13-1496

US v. Cardona-Vicente

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction for two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of...
03/29/2016 15-1188

Gil-De La Madrid v. Bowles Custom Pools & Spa

United States First Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In a Bankruptcy debtor's appeal, the bankruptcy court's decision to permit a creditor to file an unsecured claim after the initial statutory...
03/25/2016 14-2340

Berkowitz v. Berkowitz

United States First Circuit
Injury & Tort Law
In cross appeals in a lawsuit for breach of fiduciary duty brought by a father against his daughter, involving an issue of whether the daughter forged...
03/25/2016 15-1503,15-1529

US v. Torres-Estrada

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Sentence for two drug conspiracy convictions, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances and importation of heroin, is affirmed where:...
03/25/2016 15-1324, 15-1325

Saldivar v. Racine

United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law
In a suit alleging 42 U.S.C. section 1983 violations and state law negligence claims against the City of Fall River, Massachusetts, and Fall River...
03/24/2016 15-1448

US v. Montero-Montero

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Upward departure from guideline sentence imposed in connection with a violation of the conditions of defendant's supervised release for an earlier...
03/23/2016 15-1405

US v. Sepulveda-Hernandez

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an appeal of sentence for convictions of conspiracy and aiding and abetting the distribution of drugs, the district court recalibration of the...
03/16/2016 15-1293

Santana-Diaz v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co.

United States First Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, ERISA
In a case under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. sections 1001-1461, challenging the dismissal of the suit as...
03/14/2016 15-1273

Doe v., LLC

United States First Circuit
Media Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Cyberspace Law, Constitutional Law
In a case involving plaintiffs who were sex trafficked through advertisements on defendant's website, addressing the tension between the...
03/14/2016 15-1724
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