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US v. Akinrosotu

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Criminal Law & Procedure, Judgement Enforcement, Remedies, Sanctions
In an appeal of order by district court denying petition by defendant to modify post-conviction fine, 18 U.S.C. section 3583(e)(2), order affirmed...
02/28/2011 09-2333

US v. Hotaling

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Cyberspace Law
Conviction and sentencing of defendant pursuant to 18 U.S.C. sections 252A(a)(5)(8) and 2256(8)(C) affirmed because child pornography created by...
02/28/2011 09-3935

City of Pontiac Gen. Emps. Ret. Sys. v. MBIA, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Commercial Law, Consumer Protection Law, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Insurance Law, Securities Law
In a class action dispute alleging securities fraud, SEC Rule 10b, decision by District Court dismissing proposed class action as barred by the...
02/28/2011 09-4609

Beekhan v. Holder

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
Petition for review of order by ICE reinstating order of exclusion is denied where petitioner entered the United States using the passport of another...
02/25/2011 09-3129-ag

Nolcasco v. Holder

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
Petition for review of BIA's denial of petitoner's motion to reconsider application for asylum and withholding, on the basis that immigration judge...
02/25/2011 09-5206-ag, 10-2780-ag

Hess v. Cohen and Slamowitz, LLP

United States Second Circuit
Banking Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Consumer Protection Law, Debt Collection
In an action seeking damages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act's (FDCPA) civil liability provisions, 15 USC section 1692k, the district...
02/23/2011 10-424

US v. Skys

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's conviction of securities fraud, wire fraud, and bank fraud are remanded for supplementation of the record with factual findings as to...
02/23/2011 09-5204

US v. Pescatore

United States Second Circuit
Asset Forfeiture, Criminal Law & Procedure, Remedies, Sanctions, White Collar Crime
In a criminal action involving the conviction of defendant for operating chop shops in violation of 18 USC sections 2322, and of extortion offenses in...
02/23/2011 10-0520 , 10-0615

Standard Investment Chartered, Inc. v. National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In a securities action alleging that defendant, which are self-regulatory organizations (SRO) and its officers made misstatements in connection with a...
02/22/2011 10-945

US v. Chowdhury

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Conviction and sentence conviction for possession with intent to distribute 1-Benzylpiperazine (BZP) in violation of 12 U.S.C. section 846, are...
02/22/2011 09-3442