United States Second Circuit - January 2010 Opinion Summaries

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Hayden v. Pataki

United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Elections
In a Due Process and Equal Protection Clause challenge to New York's felon disenfranchisement laws, judgment on the pleadings for defendants is...
01/28/2010 04-3886

US v. Rossi

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
In an insurance fraud prosecution, the district court's amended restitution order is affirmed where the provisions of the governing statute in this...
01/28/2010 08-6108

Keach v. Cty. of Schenectady

United States Second Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Ethics & Disciplinary Code, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Sanctions
In an appeal from a district court's order denying plaintiff's motion to recuse the district judge, the appeal is dismissed where the district court...
01/28/2010 09-1296

Bolarinwa v. Williams

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Health Law
In a murder prosecution, dismissal of petitioner's habeas petition as untimely is vacated where petitioner's mental illness could serve as a ground...
01/28/2010 08-0832

Farid v. Ellen

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law
In a prisoner's challenge to a prison's rules regarding contraband and smuggling as applied to a pamphlet he possessed, summary judgment for...
01/28/2010 07-4057

Weintraub v. Bd. of Educ.

United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education Law, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an action claiming that a school district violated plaintiff-teacher's First Amendment rights by retaliating against him based on his filing of a...
01/27/2010 07-2376

Bounds v. Pine Belt Mental Health Care Resources

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Drugs & Biotech, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
In a product liability action based on injuries plaintiff allegedly sustained by taking defendant's drug, the district court's order dismissing...
01/27/2010 08-3487

In re Morgan Stanley Info. Fund Secs. Litig.

United States Second Circuit
Banking Law, Civil Procedure, Securities Law
In a securities fraud action alleging that defendant bank failed to make certain disclosures relating to the mutual funds it offered, the dismissal of...
01/25/2010 09-0837

Hanrahan v. Riverside Nursing Home

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
In an employment discrimination action, the dismissal of the complaint based on the res judicata effect of a prior state administrative proceeding is...
01/25/2010 09-0585

Berlin v. Middlebrooks

United States Second Circuit
Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In a First Amendment challenge to an ordinance that regulated the operation of sexually oriented businesses, a preliminary injunction in favor of...
01/25/2010 09-2950