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United States Fourth Circuit - February 2017 Opinion Summaries


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In Re: Gray

United States Fourth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an action to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. section 2254 petition challenging his conviction for first-degree murder, the petition is denied...
02/28/2017 16-433

Heyer v. U.S. Bureau of Prison

United States Fourth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
In a suit brought by a deaf prisoner who communicates primarily through American Sign Language (ASL) and is presently confined as a sexually dangerous...
02/23/2017 15-6826

US v. Hill

United States Fourth Circuit
Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a criminal prosecution for drug-related crimes, the district court's denial of defendants' motions to suppress is affirmed where: 1) the traffic...
02/23/2017 15-4212, 15-4223

Upatcha v. Sessions

United States Fourth Circuit
Immigration Law, Administrative Law
In a petition for review of a decision of the Board of Immigrant Appeals (BIA) affirming an immigration judge's (IJ) denial of petitioner's request...
02/22/2017 15-1270

Mahmood v. Sessions

United States Fourth Circuit
Immigration Law, Administrative Law
In a petition brought by a native and citizen of Pakistan who was granted asylum in the United States in 1997, voluntarily applied in 2011 for...
02/22/2017 16-1438

Willner v. Dimon

United States Fourth Circuit
Property Law & Real Estate, Administrative Law, Banking Law
In a pro se complaint seeking a declaration that bank defendants cannot foreclose on plaintiffs' home, the district court's dismissal of certain...
02/16/2017 15-1678

Hamilton v. Pallozzi

United States Fourth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an as-applied Second Amendment challenge to Maryland's firearms regulatory scheme, arguing that the scheme is unconstitutional as applied to...
02/16/2017 16-1222

Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

United States Fourth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Oil and Gas Law
In a uranium miner's challenge to the Virginia General Assembly's ban on uranium mining 'until a program for permitting uranium mining is established...
02/16/2017 16-1005

Crouse v. Town of Moncks Corner

United States Fourth Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Constitutional Law
In a suit by two police officers who appeal their dismissal from the force, claiming that it was in retaliation for the exercise of their First...
02/15/2017 16-1039

US ex rel. Michaels v. Agape Senior Community, Inc.

United States Fourth Circuit
Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a qui tam action under the False Claims Act (FCA), alleging that defendant fraudulently billed Medicare and other federal health care programs for...
02/14/2017 15-2145
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