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United States First Circuit - July 2016 Opinion Summaries


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US v. Colon-de Jesus

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Sentence for guilty plea to knowingly possessing a firearm and ammunition after having been convicted of a felony, 18 U.S.C. sections 922(g)(1) and...
07/29/2016 15-1962

Fischer v. Colvin

United States First Circuit
Government Benefits, Administrative Law
In a case in which an Administrative Law Judge's (ALJ) decision denied petitioner's claim for disability insurance benefits (DIB) under the Social...
07/29/2016 15-1041

US v. McPhail

United States First Circuit
White Collar Crime, Securities Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction of securities fraud and conspiring to commit securities fraud under 15 U.S.C. sections 78j(b), 78ff(a), and 18 U.S.C. section 371 is...
07/27/2016 15-2106

Grajales v. Puerto Rico Ports Authority

United States First Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
In an employment suit brought by a former airport employee against one of the Commonwealth's special-purpose public corporations, the Puerto Rico...
07/26/2016 15-1278

Alvizures-Gomes v. Lynch

United States First Circuit
Immigration Law, Administrative Law
Denial of a Guatemalan national's petition for review of a final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denying his application for asylum,...
07/21/2016 15-2181

Marrero-Mendez v. Calixto-Rodriguez

United States First Circuit
Constitutional Law, Civil Rights
In a police officer's 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action, claiming that his superior officers violated the Establishment Clause by holding a group prayer...
07/19/2016 14-2030

US v. Reed

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Sentence for pleading guilty to a robbery in which defendant brandished a firearm is affirmed where: 1) the District Court properly applied the career...
07/18/2016 15-1262

Cornwell Entertainment, Inc. v. Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLP

United States First Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Contracts
In a suit brought by a well-known novelist, her spouse and her corporation against their former business managers, alleging negligent performance of...
07/18/2016 15-1858

Paolino v. JF Realty, LLC

United States First Circuit
Water Law, Environmental Law
In a citizen enforcement action under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (also known as the Clean Water Act), 33 U.S.C. section 1251, et seq.,...
07/18/2016 15-1498

US v. Calderon

United States First Circuit
Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction of making a false statement to a federal grand jury investigating a money laundering scheme is affirmed over defendant's unavailing claims...
07/15/2016 15-1652
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