United States Second Circuit - February 2015 Opinion Summaries

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Sleepy's v. Select Comfort Wholesale Corporation

United States Second Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law
In this action arising out of a contractual agreement between plaintiff and defendant pursuant to which plaintiff sold beds manufactured by defendant,...
02/27/2015 12-4437-cv

Matthews v. City of New York

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In this case, plaintiff police officer brought suit against the City of New York, alleging that the City retaliated against him for speaking to his...
02/26/2015 13‐2915‐cv

Newton v. City of New York

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In this case, plaintiff spent over twenty years in prison for rape, robbery, and assault before he was eventually exonerated by DNA evidence. The...
02/26/2015 11‐2610‐cv

Flores v. Holder

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
Petition for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) affirming an Immigration Judge's denial of petitioner's motion to continue...
02/26/2015 12‐2406

US v. Ortiz

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Judgment revoking defendant's term of supervised release and sentencing him to five years' imprisonment is affirmed, where, in determining the...
02/26/2015 13‐4835‐cr

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 2 v. Moulton Masonry & Construction

United States Second Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Labor & Employment Law, Remedies
Denial of defendants' motion to vacate a default previously entered against them and granting plaintiffs' motion for a default judgment for $662,135...
02/26/2015 14‐295

Marcel Fashions Group, Inc. v. Lucky Brand Dungarees, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Intellectual Property, Trademark, Commercial Law
In this case, plaintiff brought suit against defendants and sought damages and injunctive relief based on claims of trademark infringement, false...
02/25/2015 12‐4341

Johnson v. US

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
In this case, defendant-petitioner was convicted of bank robbery, armed bank robbery, and using and carrying a firearm during and in connection with a...
02/25/2015 13‐546

Leitner v. Westchester Community College

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Education Law, Labor & Employment Law
In this case, plaintiff was an adjunct professor at defendant Westchester Community College, a community college in the State University of New York...
02/25/2015 14‐1042

US v. George

United States Second Circuit
Asset Forfeiture, Criminal Law & Procedure
In this case, defendant was convicted of one count of harboring an illegal alien and an order of forfeiture of defendant's residence was entered. The...
02/25/2015 13‐2762