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‘Habeas Corpus’: Bolarinwa v. Perez

‘Habeas Corpus’ Tolling — Mental Illness Bolarinwa v. Perez 08-0832-pr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: The case arises out of the petitioner’s conviction for murdering her son. At trial, an insanity defense was offered but it ...

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Elections: Hayden v. Paterson

Elections Felons Hayden v. Paterson 07-2376-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The appellants contest a judgment that dismissed the plaintiffs’ claims for relief under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution ...

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Sanctions: Keach v. County of Schenectady

Sanctions Keach v. County of Schenectady 09-1296-cv Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: Attorney Keach’s motion for recusal was denied. Keach argues Judge Sharpe should have recused himself from further proceedings on his sua sponte order to ...

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Due Process: Farid v. Ellen

Due Process Prison Prohibitions — Vagueness Farid v. Ellen 07-4057-pr Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Plaintiff Mujahid Farid filed a Section 1983 claim against the defendants, all of whom are state prison officials at either Woodbourne ...

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