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Pope v. County of Albany

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Elections, Government Law
In a case in which minority voters sought a preliminary injunction of the 2011 elections for the Albany County Legislature for alleged redistricting...
05/29/2012 11-3439

USAA Casualty Insurance Co. v. Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Construction, Injury & Tort Law, International Law
In a tort suit against an instrumentality of the Republic of Namibia stemming from construction work on its New York chancery building, a district...
05/25/2012 10-4892

Panther Partners Inc. v. Ikanos Communications, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In a case alleging violations of sections 11, 12(a)(2), and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933, an order denying leave to amend the complaint is...
05/25/2012 11-63

Meilleur v. Strong

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure
In a suit brought pro se in which the district court granted the plaintiff leave to proceed in forma pauperis, the district court's dismissal of a...
05/24/2012 11-2729

US v. Carthen

United States Second Circuit
Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
Revocation of the appellant's supervised release is affirmed, where: 1) under Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 32.1, good cause existed to allow the...
05/23/2012 10-4817

Elfgeeh v. US

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Denial of a petition for habeas corpus is affirmed, where the appellant's representation was not per se ineffective under the Sixth Amendment, as he...
05/23/2012 10-4498

ASCAP v. MobiTV, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Communications Law, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Media Law
In a dispute over the royalty owed for a blanket public performance license for music in the ASCAP repertory that was embodied in television and radio...
05/22/2012 10-3161

Lyons v. Lancer Insurance Co.

United States Second Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law, Transportation
In an action seeking a declaration that federal law required an insurer to satisfy an unpaid judgment entered in favor of the plaintiffs in a...
05/21/2012 10-4569

ACLU v. Dep’t of Justice

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Government Law
A district court judgment with respect to government decisions to withhold certain information from FOIA request responses is: 1) reversed in part, as...
05/21/2012 10-4290

Galloway v. Town of Greece

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Law
In a suit asserting that aspects of a town's practice of beginning town board meetings with a prayer violated the Establishment Clause, summary...
05/17/2012 10-3635