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United States First Circuit - August 2016 Opinion Summaries


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Parker v. Boulevard Motel Corp.

United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit brought by former employees of motel corporation-defendant, alleging that defendant fired them in violation of the Maine Whistleblowers'...
08/31/2016 15-2012

McGunigle v. City of Quincy

United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Constitutional Law
In a suit brought by a former police officer against the City of Quincy and individual police officers, claiming defendants retaliated against him for...
08/31/2016 15-2224

US v. Marquez-Perez

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence and conviction of possessing drugs with intent to distribute, 21 U.S.C. section 841(a)(1), and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a...
08/30/2016 14-2246

Anversa v. Partners Healthcare System

United States First Circuit
Health Law, Administrative Law
In a case concerning the high-stakes world of academic medical research, arising out of allegations that the plaintiffs (prominent medical ...
08/30/2016 15-1897

Santiago-Ramos v. Autoridad de Energia Electrica de Puerto Rico

United States First Circuit
Public Utilities, Class Actions, Constitutional Law
In a public utilities class action, contending that defendant power company (PREPA)'s subsidized municipalities' private use of power in violation of...
08/24/2016 15-1507

Wal-Mart Puerto Rico v. Zaragoza-Gomez

United States First Circuit
Commercial Law, Tax Law, Constitutional Law
(Industry: Retail)

In a tax law action, challenging Puerto Rico's corporate alternative minimum tax (AMT) directed at plaintiff Wal-Mart, the district court's enjoinment...
08/24/2016 16-1370

Bahta v. Lynch

United States First Circuit
Immigration Law
In an immigration action, brought by an Eritrean citizen challenging the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of her application for asylum, the...
08/24/2016 14-1995

Marin-Portillo v. Lynch

United States First Circuit
Immigration Law
In an immigration action, brought by a petitioner who fled Guatemala after threats against his life were made by a police officer convicted in...
08/23/2016 14-2138

Rueli v. Baystate Health, Inc.

United States First Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Class Actions, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
In a class action, brought by unionized nurses against their employer for unpaid wages and overtime pay in state court and removed to federal court,...
08/23/2016 15-1198

US v. Mercer

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction and sentence for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute is affirmed where: 1) defendant's interactions with a suspected drug...
08/17/2016 15-1343
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