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United States Second Circuit - April 2014 Opinion Summaries


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US v. Corbett

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Evidence
Defendant's conviction and sentence for causing the victim's death during the commission of a kidnapping under federal law are affirmed, where: 1)...
04/29/2014 11-3678

US v. Yousef

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's conviction, following his guilty plea to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist...
04/29/2014 12-4822

Sonera Holding B.V. v. Cukurova Holdings A.S.

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Judgement Enforcement
In an action to enforce an arbitration award entered by a tribunal in Switzerland, the district court's orders holding that it had personal...
04/25/2014 12-4280

Carpenters Pension Trust Fund v. Barclays PLC

United States Second Circuit
Class Actions, Securities Law
Dismissal of plaintiffs' securities fraud claims alleging that defendants willfully misrepresented defendant-bank's borrowing costs between 2007 and...
04/25/2014 13-2678

US v. Lott

United States Second Circuit
Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The 63‐month sentence imposed on defendant by the district court following defendant's guilty plea for failure to register as a sex offender is...
04/24/2014 12-5002

European Community v. RJR Nabisco

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Injury & Tort Law, International Law
Dismissal of plaintiff's complaint alleging global money-laundering scheme claims against defendants under the federal Racketeer Influenced and...
04/23/2014 11-2475

The New York Times Company v. United States

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Law, Media Law
Summary judgment for defendant-government in an action under the Freedom of Information Act seeking documents relating to targeted killings of United...
04/21/2014 13-422

Cutrone v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Sys., Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions
In a putative class action, the district court's judgment is vacated where: 1) Molter v. Starbucks Coffee (2d Cir. 2010) applies to actions removed...
04/17/2014 14‐455

US v. Allen

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence enhancement added to child pornography conviction 18 U.S.C. section 2252A(b)(1) and (b)(2) based on defendant's prior state conviction for...
04/16/2014 13‐296

Hallock v. Koubek

United States Second Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Remedies, Workers' Compensation
In a suit arising out of a car accident, denial of defendant's motion for summary judgment is reversed where, in light of certified questions answered...
04/15/2014 12‐2905
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