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Tag Archives: Northern District of New York

Rotunno faces new charges in Syracuse

A Greece man accused of threatening to kill former President George W. Bush is facing new weapons-related charges in Syracuse. The threat charge against Ian L. Rotunno, 24, was dismissed Friday morning by U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W. Payson ...

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Constitutional Torts: Rotundo v. Village of Yorkville

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts Public Employment — First Amendment Retaliation Rotundo v. Village of Yorkville 09-CV-1262 Judge Hurd Background: Plaintiffs Benedict Rotundo Jr. and Kelly Rotundo bring this action against defendants Village of Yorkville, ...

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Breach of Contract: Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC v. Simao

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Breach of Contract Damages Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC v. Simao 10-CV-859 Judge McAvoy Background: The plaintiff commenced the instant action on July 15, 2010, seeking to recover monies owed pursuant to ...

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Constitutional Torts: Picciano v. McLoughlin

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts Evidence — Prejudice — Credibility Picciano v. McLoughlin 07-CV-781 Judge Suddaby Background: Currently before the court, in this civil rights action filed by Richard J. Picciano against City of Auburn ...

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Social Security: Bessette v. Commissioner of Social Security

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Social Security Disability — Administrative Review — Subject Matter Jurisdiction Bessette v. Commissioner of Social Security 09-CV-735 Judge McAvoy Background: Plaintiff pro se Gary Bessette brings this action seeking review of a ...

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Medicaid: United States ex. rel. Blundell v. Dialysis Clinic Inc.

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Medicaid Fraud — Overpayments — Qui Tam Actions United States ex. rel. Blundell v. Dialysis Clinic Inc. 09-CV-710 Judge Mordue Background: On June 22, 2009, plaintiff Paul Blundell filed this qui tam ...

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Trademark Infringement: RVDirect.Com v. Worldwide RV

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Trademark Infringement Personal Jurisdiction — Internet Domain Names RVDirect.Com v. Worldwide RV 10-CV-701 Judge Kahn Background: Presently before the court is a motion to dismiss or transfer venue by the defendant. On ...

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Constitutional Torts: Mustafa v. Syracuse City School District

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts Religious Freedom Mustafa v. Syracuse City School District 05-CV-813 Judge Scullin Background: On June 29, 2004, plaintiff Abdul-Raoof Mustafa, f/k/a Randolph Thompson, filed an action asserting a First Amendment retaliation ...

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Education Rights: D.G. v. Cooperstown Central School District

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Education Rights IDEA — Disabilities D.G. v. Cooperstown Central School District 09-CV-1064 Judge Hurd Background: Plaintiff P.O. brings an action on behalf of her son, D.G., a child with a disability, against ...

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