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Standing: Amnesty International USA v. Clapper

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Standing FISA Amnesty International USA v. Clapper 09-4112-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Appellants, attorneys, journalists, and labor, legal, media and human rights organizations facially challenged the constitutionality of Section ...

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Federal Preemption: New York & Atlantic Railway Co. v. Surface Transportation Board

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Federal Preemption Surface Transportation New York & Atlantic Railway Co. v. Surface Transportation Board 10-1490-ag Appealed from the Surface Transportation Board Background: This case before the Second Circuit delineates the power of the Surface ...

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Conspiracy: United States v. Desnoyers

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Conspiracy Factual Insufficiency — Legal Insufficiency United States v. Desnoyers 10-0447-cr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: A jury convicted appellee Mark Desnoyers on multiple counts, including one count of conspiracy ...

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Business Entities: Call Center Technologies Inc. v. Grand Adventure Tour & Travel Publishing Corp.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Business Entities Successor Liability Call Center Technologies Inc. v. Grand Adventure Tour & Travel Publishing Corp. 09-1224-cv Appealed from the District of Connecticut Background: Plaintiff-Appellant appeals from a judgment of the U.S. District Court ...

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Immigration: Ahmed v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration Waiver of Inadmissibility Ahmed v. Holder 09-4247-ag Appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals Background: Gamal Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed petitions for review of a Sept. 29, 2009 order of the Board of Immigration ...

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