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United States Second Circuit - April 2019 Opinion Summaries


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Melito v. Experian Marketing Solutions, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Communications Law, Consumer Protection Law
Held that recipients of unsolicited spam text messages had legal standing to bring a lawsuit against the company that sent them. Affirmed a ruling in...
04/30/2019 17-3277-cv

Shabazz v. US

United States Second Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denied a petition for rehearing of a sentencing ruling under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Held that the ruling was fully compatible with a 2018...
04/26/2019 17‐167

LLM Bar Exam, LLC v. Barbri, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Held that a company offering bar exam review courses did not plausibly plead that a competitor conspired with certain law schools to enable it to...
04/25/2019 17‐3463‐cv

Ragbir v. Homan

United States Second Circuit
Immigration Law, Constitutional Law
Held that an alien stated a cognizable First Amendment claim that government officials impermissibly targeted him for deportation because of his...
04/25/2019 18‐1597

US v. Hausa

United States Second Circuit
Military Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a man's conviction on charges related to his participation in attacks on United States and coalition forces in Afghanistan while a member of...
04/24/2019 18‐566‐cr

Gingras v. Think Finance, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Indian Law, Banking Law, Consumer Protection Law
Held that tribal sovereign immunity did not bar borrowers from pursuing legal relief against an online lending business owned by an Indian tribe. The...
04/24/2019 16-2019-cv

Banegas-Gomez v. Barr

United States Second Circuit
Immigration Law
Upheld a Board of Immigration Appeals decision that a Honduras citizen was removable. His conviction for Connecticut first‐degree assault was an...
04/23/2019 15‐3269

NY Citizens’ Coalition for Children v Poole

United States Second Circuit
Remedies, Family Law
Finding that a plaintiff had standing to sue in seeking adequate payment for foster parents and that plaintiff had a right to adequate payments.
04/19/2019 14-2919-cv

Natofsky v. City of New York

United States Second Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Held that but‐for causation is required to succeed on an employment discrimination claim under Rehabilitation Act section 504. Because a...
04/18/2019 17‐2757

BWP Media USA Inc. v. Polyvore, Inc.

United States Second Circuit
Media Law, Cyberspace Law, Copyright
Revived a media company's claim that a popular website infringed its copyright in certain photographs of famous celebrities. The website, which...
04/17/2019 16‐2825‐cv
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