United States Second Circuit - March 2019 Opinion Summaries

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Eliahu v. Jewish Agency for Israel

United States Second Circuit
International Law, Family Law
Held that four divorced men could not proceed with their lawsuit accusing Israeli government officials and others of misconduct in connection with...
03/27/2019 18‐244‐cv

Gibbons v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

United States Second Circuit
Product Liability, Drugs & Biotech
Affirmed the dismissal of product liability claims against the maker of a blood-thinning medicine that allegedly caused patients harm. Held that the...
03/26/2019 17‐2638

Manhattan Review, LLC v. Yun

United States Second Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Intellectual Property, Copyright
Held that the defendants were entitled to an award of attorney fees in a Copyright and Lanham Act lawsuit after they prevailed by asserting a...
03/25/2019 17‐4046‐cv

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. v. Bucsek

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, Insurance Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that an insurance company did not have to arbitrate a former employee's claims before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), an...
03/22/2019 17‐881

US v. Mehta

United States Second Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated convictions of marriage fraud and immigration fraud. Held that the trial judge made errors including issuing an erroneous jury instruction.
03/21/2019 16-2585

Dettelis v. Sharbaugh

United States Second Circuit
Government Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that probation officials were entitled to qualified immunity from a claim of malicious prosecution, in a case where a man alleged that they...
03/20/2019 17-4150-cv

Tooly v. Schwaller

United States Second Circuit
Government Law, Labor & Employment Law, Education Law
Held that the president of a state university was entitled to qualified immunity from a claim that he infringed an employee's procedural due process...
03/20/2019 17‐3564‐cv

Kaplan v. Reed Smith LLP

United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, Class Actions, Attorney's Fees
Addressed a fee dispute between two law firms that had served as co‐class counsel in a securities class action. Affirmed an order enjoining a state...
03/19/2019 17‐4067‐cv

US v. Black

United States Second Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that three defendants were deprived of their Sixth Amendment rights to a speedy trial because they had waited more than five years for a trial....
03/18/2019 18‐496‐cr

Kolbasyuk v. Capital Management Services, LP

United States Second Circuit
Debt Collection, Consumer Protection Law
Held that a consumer could not proceed with a claim that a debt collection letter unlawfully failed to inform him of certain information. Affirmed the...
03/12/2019 18‐1260‐cv