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MATHEWS v. KIDDER, PEABODY & CO., INC.

United States Third Circuit
Securities Law
Where a broker overstates the expected return of certain investment funds and downplayed their inherent risks, the misrepresentations exaggerated the...
07/31/2001 00-2566

LANNI v. STATE OF NEW JERSEY

United States Third Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Procedure
In calculating an award of attorneys' fees, the district court must use the market rate at the time of the fee petition, not the time the services...
07/30/2001 00-1945; 00-5020

BERCKELEY INVESTMENT GROUP, LTD. v. COLKITT

United States Third Circuit
Civil Procedure
In the absence of the district court's certification of its order as a partial final judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b),...
07/26/2001 00-3433

LU v. ASHCROFT

United States Third Circuit
Immigration Law
An immigrant's claim of ineffective assistance of counsel can constitute proper grounds for reopening an exclusion proceeding, but it must comply with...
07/24/2001 00-3393

SALDANA v. KMART CORP.

United States Third Circuit
Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Use of vulgar language on a handful of occasions, outside the presence of the court (though directed at opposing counsel), does not rise to the level...
07/23/2001 99-4055; 00-3749

SOUTHCO, INC. v. KANEBRIDGE CORP.

United States Third Circuit
Intellectual Property, Copyright
A part numbering system where each of nine digits describes a specific physical parameter of the part lacks the minimal level of creativity necessary...
07/20/2001 00-1102

DOE v. DELIE

United States Third Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Health Law
While the Fourteenth Amendment protects an inmate's right to medical privacy, subject to legitimate penological interests, where this right was not...
07/20/2001 99-3019

US v. $10,700 US CURRENCY

United States Third Circuit
Asset Forfeiture, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law & Procedure
To establish probable cause to commence forfeiture proceedings under 21 USC 881(a)(6), the government must have evidence to infer that claimants were...
07/20/2001 00-1635

NATIONWIDE MUT. INS. CO. v. COSENZA

United States Third Circuit
Insurance Law
The "dual recovery" prohibition in an automobile insurance contract, stating that an insured cannot recover benefits under both the liability coverage...
07/18/2001 00-4151

IN RE: NEWARK MORNING LEDGER CO.

United States Third Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
A district court may temporarily seal the initial filings and hearings concerning a contempt motion filed under Fed. R. Crim. P. 6(e)(2), pending the...
07/18/2001 01-1512
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