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Collateral Review: Luna v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Collateral Review Filing Deadlines Luna v. Holder 07-3796-ag Appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals Background: Worklis Luna and Tasmann Anthony Thompson filed petitions for review after the 30-day deadline, alleging that their constitutional ...

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Sentencing: Brown v. United States

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sentencing Armed Career Criminal — Prior Convictions Brown v. United States 09-3495-pr Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: Petitioner Aceshunn Brown appeals from a district court order and judgment denying his ...

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Criminal Statutes: U.S. v. Hotaling

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Criminal Statutes Constitutional Vagueness U.S. v. Hotaling 09-3935-cr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: The defendant John Hotaling appeals the district court judgment of conviction of violation of 18 U.S.C. §§2252A(a)(5)(8) ...

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Criminal Fines: U.S. v. Akinrosotu

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Criminal Fines Court’s Jurisdiction to Modify U.S. v. Akinrosotu 09-2333-cr Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: In this appeal from a district court judgment, the question presented is the scope of ...

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Securities Law: City of Pontiac General Employees’ Retirement System v. MBIA Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Securities Law Class Actions — Statute of Limitations City of Pontiac General Employees’ Retirement System v. MBIA Inc. 09-4609-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The appellants, a pair of retirement ...

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Immigration: Beekhan v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration Fake Passport — Illegal Entry Beekhan v. Holder 09-3129-ag Appealed from Immigration and Customs Enforcement Background: In January 1997, Beekhan, a native and citizen of Guyana, was ordered removed from the United States ...

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Criminal Restitution: United States v. Pescatore

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Criminal Restitution United States v. Pescatore 10-0520-cr Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: The defendant, convicted of operating chop shops, appeals from the denial of a post-conviction motion for an order ...

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Sentencing: United States v. Skys

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sentencing Extensiveness of Criminal Design United States v. Skys 09-5204-cr Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The defendant was charged with securities and wire fraud following a scheme to defraud various ...

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