Tag Archives: Second Circuit

Lawsuit over insurance premiums dismissed

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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

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  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

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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

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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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Second Circuit – Medicare Act: Lawrence & Memorial Hospital v. Burwell, et al.

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Medicare Act Secretary of Health and Human Services – Scope of Regulatory Authority Lawrence & Memorial Hospital v. Burwell, et al. 15-164-cv Judges Hall, Lynch, and Rakoff Background: Under the Medicare ...

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Second Circuit – Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: Atlantica holdings Inc. v. Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Commercial-Activity Exception – Bank Notes Atlantica holdings, Inc. v. Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC 14-917-cv Judges Wesley, Livingston, and Chin Background: The defendant, Kazakhstani sovereign wealth fund ...

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Second Circuit – Rescission of Parole: Victory v Pataki, et al

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Rescission of Parole Due Process – Improper Involvement of Parole Commissioner – Fabricated Evidence Victory v. Pataki et al. 13-3592-cv Judges Pooler and Parker Background: The plaintiff appealed from the grant ...

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Second Circuit – Freedom of Information Act: Main Street Legal Services v National Security Council

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Freedom of Information Act Agency – Sole Function Main Street Legal Services v. National Security Council 13-3792 Judges Raggi, Wesley, and Lynch Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of its ...

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