United States Second Circuit - July 2018 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Iverson

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction of drug- and gun-related offenses after police found the incriminating evidence when responding to the defendant's 911 call...
07/31/2018 16-3829-cr

Corren v. Condos

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that Vermont's campaign finance law violates the First Amendment. The Vermont Progressive Party and...
07/31/2018 17‐1343

Rayner v. E*TRADE Financial Corp.

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law
Affirmed dismissal of a proposed securities class action against E*TRADE. The plaintiff contended that the online brokerage violated state common law...
07/31/2018 17‐1487

US v. Green

United States Second Circuit
Government Benefits, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated a restitution order in a case where a woman stole veterans benefit payments that the government had mistakenly continued to send to her...
07/31/2018 16‐3044‐cr

US v. Zukerman

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, White Collar Crime
Affirmed an investment firm founder's sentence for tax evasion. After pleading guilty, the firm founder was sentenced to prison and also ordered to...
07/27/2018 17‐948

Vangorden v. Second Round, Limited Partnership

United States Second Circuit
Debt Collection, Consumer Protection Law
Vacated dismissal of a consumer's claims that a debt collector violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The consumer alleged that the debt...
07/27/2018 17‐2186

Excelled Sheepskin and Leather Coat Corp. v. Oregon Brewing Co.

United States Second Circuit
Trademark, Intellectual Property
Reversed summary judgment for an apparel company in its trademark infringement action. A company that sold leather jackets branded ROGUE contended...
07/27/2018 16-3602

Berg et al. v. NYCP Commissioner

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Law, Civil Rights
Held that police officers had qualified immunity from claims that they violated the constitutional rights of Occupy Wall Street protesters. The...
07/25/2018 16‐3146

Zuniga-Perez v. Sessions

United States Second Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that two undocumented immigrants were entitled to a hearing on their motions to suppress evidence that was obtained during a search of their...
07/25/2018 17‐996

US v. Lambus

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversed the district court's pretrial rulings suppressing wiretap evidence and GPS tracking device data. In reversing, the Second Circuit agreed with...
07/25/2018 16-4296