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US v. Valente
United States Second Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated a portion of a prison sentence because of an incorrect criminal history finding and remanded, in a case involving a former investment broker...
02/15/2019 17‐2311‐cr
Jones v. Carter
United States Seventh Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that correctional officials violated a Muslim inmate's rights when they addressed his religious dietary concerns by providing him a vegetarian...
02/15/2019 17-2836
Harnage v. Lightner
United States Second Circuit
Health Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Revived a prison inmate's lawsuit alleging that medical personnel failed to adequately treat a health condition. Vacated a dismissal in relevant part...
02/15/2019 18‐1559‐pr
Doe v. US
United States Second Circuit
Immigration Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that a defendant's trial counsel misled him as to the serious immigration consequences of the crime to which he pleaded guilty, constituting...
02/14/2019 17-1841
US v. Adkinson
United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Upheld the denial of an African-American defendant's pretrial motion to transfer the case to a different venue because the nearly all-white jury pool...
02/14/2019 17-3381
US v. Henderson
United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Dismissed an appeal in which a criminal defendant argued that his shackles should have been removed at his arraignment. He had been brought to the...
02/14/2019 17-3549
US v. Terry
United States Seventh Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated a drug-trafficking conviction on the ground that the search of the suspect's apartment was unlawful. Specifically, it was unreasonable for...
02/14/2019 18‐1305
US v. Hughes
United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an amended opinion, held that an inmate did not have to turn over $3,000 in prison wages he had accumulated in his inmate trust account. Although...
02/14/2019 18-20015
US v. Najera
United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a sentencing enhancement for recklessness, in a case involving a conviction for transporting undocumented immigrants. However, held that the...
02/14/2019 17-50802
US v. Pittman
United States Fifth Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Dismissed a criminal appeal for want of jurisdiction, in a case where the defendant moved for relocation of his supervised release before his term of...
02/14/2019 18-10465

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