United States Second Circuit - January 2012 Opinion Summaries

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Fowlkes v. Thomas

United States Second Circuit
Government Benefits
On a prisoner's postjudgment motion for an order directing the Social Security Administration (SSA) to re-tender a check for retroactive supplemental...
01/31/2012 10-5192

US v. Cain

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Evidence
In a prosecution of three individuals for racketeering and various related offenses, one defendant's RICO and RICO conspiracy convictions are reversed...
01/31/2012 09-0707

Chevron Corp. v. Naranjo

United States Second Circuit
Environmental Law, International Law, Judgement Enforcement, Oil and Gas Law
In a case in which a potential judgment-debtor sought a global anti-enforcement injunction against defendants from the Lago Agrio region of the...
01/26/2012 11-1150

US v. Watkins

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
On appeal of a sentence imposed after a guilty plea to a charge of transporting a minor in interstate commerce with intent to engage in criminal...
01/26/2012 10-2971

Collins v. Ercole

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
On petition for habeas corpus brought by a prisoner who had earlier brought several post-conviction motions in state court, the district court's...
01/26/2012 10-2331

TIFD III-E, Inc. v. US

United States Second Circuit
Banking Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Sanctions, Tax Law
In a suit by a taxpayer partner challenging IRS notices of adjustment reallocating a large percentage of the partnership's income for the years 1993...
01/24/2012 10-70

Parker v. Ercole

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
On a petition for habeas corpus asserting that the petitioner's counsel was ineffective as a result of failing to preserve his claim that there was...
01/23/2012 10-2510

Huppe v. WPCS International Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In a shareholder derivative action seeking disgorgement of short-swing profits realized by two limited partnerships that were beneficial owners of...
01/20/2012 08-4463

US v. Barner

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a federal prosecution of a parolee for being a previously convicted felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, the district court's grant of a...
01/13/2012 10-3700

US v. Baker

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Imposition of the mandatory minimum sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA) is affirmed, as the defendant's prior two escapes from a...
01/12/2012 10-1925