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In re: Adelphia Communications Corp. Sec. & Deriv. Litig.

United States Second Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Procedure, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In a securities and derivative litigation, a denial of non-lead class counsel's petition for increased attorneys' fees following a settlement is...
10/14/2010 08-4904

Tracy v. Freshwater

United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a civil rights action alleging excessive force by police, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed in part where a reasonable officer would have...
10/14/2010 08-1769

DeFabio v. E. Hampton Union Free Sch. Dist.

United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education Law, Government Law
In a case involving a student’s assertion of a First Amendment right to return to school and make a statement disavowing a racial slur attributed to...
10/13/2010 09-4407

Amore v. Novarro

United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a civil rights action alleging a false arrest, a denial of summary judgment based on qualified immunity is reversed where the district court erred...
10/12/2010 08-3150

Johnson v. US

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Sentencing
Petitioner's application for leave to file a successive 28 U.S.C. section 2255 motion is denied where petitioner's proposed section 2255 motion would...
10/08/2010 10-3046

Byrne v. Rutledge

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Law
In an action alleging that Vermont’s denial of plaintiff's requested vanity license plate, on the grounds that it contained a religious message in...
10/08/2010 07-4375

Federal Treasury Enterprise Sojuzplodoimport v. Spirits Int'l. N.V.

United States Second Circuit
International Trade, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Civil Procedure, Contracts
(Industry: Food & Beverage)

In an action for trademark infringement by an entity created by the Russian government and purportedly granted rights by the government to manage the...
10/08/2010 06-3532

DiFolco v. MSNBC Cable L.L.C.

United States Second Circuit
Contracts, Entertainment Law, Injury & Tort Law, Labor & Employment Law, Media Law
In an action for breach of contract (and related New York Labor Law violations), defamation, and tortious interference with prospective business...
10/07/2010 09-2821

Duran v. Beaumont

United States Second Circuit
Family Law, International Law
In a petition for an order compelling respondent to return petitioner's and respondent's daughter to Chile under the Hague Convention, the denial of...
10/06/2010 06-5614

Matthews v. US

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's convictions for racketeering, drug-related murder, and the use of a firearm are affirmed where, while drug-related murder can be...
10/06/2010 09-0321