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United States Second Circuit - January 2019 Opinion Summaries


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US v. Thrower

United States Second Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Reversed the granting of federal habeas relief. Held that the district court erred because the defendant did indeed qualify for a 15-year mandatory...
01/31/2019 17‐445‐pr

Bellamy v. City of New York

United States Second Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Revived a wrongfully convicted man's civil rights claims against both the city and police detectives who allegedly fabricated and/or withheld material...
01/29/2019 17‐1859‐cv

US v. Boles

United States Second Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction and sentence for possessing child pornography, modifying the sentence in one minor respect.
01/25/2019 17‐1138‐cr

Lockwood v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration

United States Second Circuit
Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration erred in denying an individual's disability insurance benefits application. Reversed the district court...
01/23/2019 17‐2591‐cv

Frommert v. Conkright

United States Second Circuit
Held that pension plan participants received an adequate equitable remedy for ERISA violations. The case concerned the method of calculating the...
01/14/2019 17‐114‐cv

US v. Eaglin

United States Second Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a convicted sex offender who was on supervised release should not have been banned from accessing the Internet or viewing adult pornography....
01/11/2019 17‐1224‐cr

Federal Trade Commission v. Federal Check Processing, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Debt Collection, Consumer Protection Law
Held that thirteen collection agencies violated federal law in collecting payday loan and other debts. Affirmed summary judgment in favor of the...
01/11/2019 16‐3811‐cv

Gupta v. US

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the denial of federal habeas relief to a man convicted of securities fraud, in an insider trading case.
01/11/2019 15‐2707

Starke v. SquareTrade, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Consumer Protection Law, Contracts
Held that an arbitration clause in an online consumer contract was unenforceable because the consumer did not have reasonable notice of and manifest...
01/10/2019 17-2474-cv

US v. Klein (Schulman)

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a criminal conviction of securities fraud in a case where the defendant (an attorney) tipped his friend and financial advisor about an...
01/10/2019 17‐3355
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