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United States First Circuit - June 2017 Opinion Summaries


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Penobscott Nation v. Mills

United States First Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Indian Law
Affirming the ruling stating that Maine's Main Stem islands, but not the waters, belong to the Penobscot Indian Nation, but vacating and dismissing...
06/30/2017 16-1424P.01A

Ciolino v. Gikas

United States First Circuit
Constitutional Law
Affirming the post-verdict denial of a police officer's claim of qualified immunity in an excessive force case where the officer injured the plaintiff...
06/28/2017 16-2107P.01A

US v. Starks, Jr.

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the conviction but vacating the sentence in a criminal case, finding that the judge's instructions about the legality of a traffic stop did...
06/28/2017 15-2365P.01A

US v. Castrillon-Sanchez

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirming the sentence in a criminal case involving a large-scale fraudulent financial scheme where the sentence was not found to be substantively...
06/28/2017 16-1463P.01A

University of Notre Dame (USA) v. TJAC Waterloo, LLC

United States First Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Civil Procedure, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, International Law, Contracts
Affirming the district court's determination that an English arbiter's liability judgment was final and entitled to judicial recognition and holding a...
06/28/2017 16-1397P.01A

US v. Bedini

United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Convictions for conspiracy to distribute cocaine were affirmed despite arguments by two defendants that they were subjected to unfair prejudice from...
06/26/2017 15-2406

Cruz v. Mattis

United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Civil Procedure
In a sex discrimination suit by an unsuccessful applicant for two teaching positions at an elementary school run by the Department of Defense (DOD),...
06/26/2017 15-2426

US v. Torres-Figueroa

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Variant sentencing resulting from a drug offense conviction is upheld because the application of the sentence in lieu of a two-level enhancement was...
06/23/2017 16-1205

CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Healey

United States First Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
In an action for declaratory judgment it was determined that a Massachusetts law relating to sick leave benefits is preempted as it applies to...
06/23/2017 16-2171

Marroquin-Rivera v. Sessions

United States First Circuit
Immigration Law
In a Guatemalan native's petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision affirming the Immigration Judge's (IJ) denial of...
06/23/2017 16-1732
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