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Tag Archives: Second Circuit

Federal lawsuit against CSX reinstated

A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against CSX Transportation Inc. that was filed by a former employee who accused the railroad freight hauler of retaliation after he reported a possible safety issue. Plaintiff Cody Ziparo sued CSX under ...

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New hearing ordered for inmate seeking compassionate release

A federal appeals court has ordered a new hearing for a prison inmate who had his request for compassionate release denied because he did not exhaust the administrative process before going to court. Anthony Saladino appealed a district court denial ...

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Lawsuit over insurance premiums dismissed

A lawsuit accusing an insurance company of overcharging customers has been dismissed by the Second Circuit because it was not filed within the statute of limitations. The two main plaintiffs in the case enrolled in a group universal life insurance ...

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Second Circuit split over police search

  In a split decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has reversed a lower court ruling and suppressed the physical evidence in a weapon case. Judge Rosemary S. Pooler and Judge Guido Calabresi voted to ...

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Second Circuit suppresses evidence in drug case

The Second Circuit has reversed a lower court ruling and suppressed statements and evidence in a drug case because police violated the defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights. Jaquan Walker appealed a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Thomas J. McAvoy that ...

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Senate confirms Menashi to Second Circuit

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Steven Menashi to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York, after a bruising fight in which Democrats – including Menashi’s two home state senators – sharply criticized the nominee’s record. ...

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