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Sentencing: U.S. v. Johnson

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sentencing Armed Career Criminal Act — Violent Felony U.S. v. Johnson 08-5245-cr Appealed from the District of Connecticut Background: The court is asked to consider whether a violation of Connecticut General Statute §53a-179b, which ...

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Wiretapping: USA v. Amanuel

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Wiretapping Sealing USA v. Amanuel 06-1103-cr Appealed from the Western District of New York Background: The appellant United States appeals from decisions of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York ...

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First Amendment: Zalaski v. City of Bridgeport Police Department

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit First Amendment Level of Scrutiny Zalaski v. City of Bridgeport Police Department 08-3671-cv Appealed from the District of Connecticut Background: Plaintiff-appellant Lisa Zalaski appeals from the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Mortimer Off Shore Services Ltd. v. The Federal Republic of Germany

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Mortimer Off Shore Services Ltd. v. The Federal Republic of Germany 09-1783-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Plaintiff Mortimer Off Shore Services Ltd. appeals from the judgment ...

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Evidence: U.S. v. Caracappa

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Evidence Hearsay Exceptions U.S. v. Caracappa 09-1177-cr Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: The defendants, former New York City police officers involved in organized crime, appeal from judgment of the district ...

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