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Immigration: United States v. Cerna

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration Invalid Deportation Order United States v. Cerna 09-1170-cr Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: This appeal is from a judgment of conviction entered in the U.S. District Court for the ...

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Indian Tribes: Oneida Indian Nation of New York v. Madison County

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Indian Tribes Jurisdiction-Municipal Taxation Oneida Indian Nation of New York v. Madison County 05-6408-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: This appeal is, as the court states it, the latest chapter ...

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Negligence: Guest v. Hansen

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Negligence Colleges and Universities — Off-Campus Activities Guest v. Hansen 08-4642-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: The appeal is from a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Northern ...

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Appellate Jurisdiction: Greenwich Financial Services Distressed Mortgage Fund 3 LLC v. Countrywide Financial Corp.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Appellate Jurisdiction Class Action Fairness Act Greenwich Financial Services Distressed Mortgage Fund 3 LLC v. Countrywide Financial Corp. 09-3600-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The appeal requires the court to ...

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Persistent Felony Offender Statute: Besser v. Walsh

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Persistent Felony Offender Statute Federal Law under Blakely Besser v. Walsh 05-4375-pr Appealed from multiple federal district courts Background: The principal question in the consolidated appeals is whether New York state court decisions affirming ...

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Immigration: Shabaj v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration Shabaj v. Holder 09-0558-ag Appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals Background: The petitioner’s removal order was premised on his entry as an Italian national under the Visa Waiver Program, which waives any ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunity: Guirlando v. T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.S.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Foreign Sovereign Immunity Commercial Activities Guirlando v. T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.S. 09-0478-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The plaintiff appeals from a judgment dismissing her claims against defendant T.C. Ziraat ...

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Immigration: Sumbundu v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration Sumbundu v. Holder 07-3736-ag Appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals Background: The petitioners contest the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals, which affirmed the immigration judge’s denial of their applications for ...

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