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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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Securities: Standard Investment Chartered Inc. v. National Association of Securities Dealers

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Securities Self-Regulatory Organizations — Liability Standard Investment Chartered Inc. v. National Association of Securities Dealers 10-945-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: This appeal is from an order of the district ...

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Drugs: United States v. Chowdhury

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Drugs Sentencing Factors and Disparities United States v. Chowdhury 09-3442-cr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: The question presented is whether the district court engaged in clearly erroneous fact-finding that led ...

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Labor Law: National Labor Relations Board v. Domsey Trading Corp.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Labor Law Backpay  Immigration Status National Labor Relations Board v. Domsey Trading Corp. 10-3356-ag Appealed from the NLRB Background: The National Labor Relations Board seeks enforcement of two supplemental decisions and orders of the ...

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Sentencing: United States v. Conca

U.S Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sentencing Youthful Offender Convictions — Prior Offenses United States v. Conca 09-4475-cr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: The defendant appeals from a judgment of conviction and sentence in the district ...

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Federal Tax: Gudmundsson v. United States

U.S Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Federal Tax Stock Compensation — Restrictions on Marketability Gudmundsson v. United States 09-4869-cv Appealed from the Western District of New York Background: In 2000, plaintiffs Olafur Gudmundsson and Sally Rudrud jointly filed their 1999 ...

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Sentencing: United States v. Acoff

U.S Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sentencing Below-Guidelines Sentence United States v. Acoff 10-285-cr Appealed from the District of Connecticut Background: Appellee Joshua Acoff pled guilty to possessing five or more grams of cocaine base with intent to distribute, in ...

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Securities: Landmen Partners Inc. v. The Blackstone Group LP

U.S Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Securities IPO — Undisclosed Risks Landmen Partners Inc. v. The Blackstone Group LP 09-4426-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The plaintiffs appeal from a judgment of the district court dismissing ...

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