Tag Archives: u.s. court of appeals for the second circuit

Second Circuit affirms drug convictions and $1 million forfeiture

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed the convictions and sentences of two men convicted in a 2009 drug trafficking case. In October 2009, after a six-week trial before U.S. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa, a federal jury ...

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Second Circuit – Class Definition: Breecher v. Republic of Argentina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Class Definition Ascertainability – Damages Breecher v. Republic of Argentina 14-4385 Judges Calabresi, Raggi and Wesley Background: The defendant appealed from an order that modified the class definition in this class action ...

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Second Circuit – Drug Testing Companies: Pasternack v. Laboratory Corporation

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Drug Testing Companies Negligence – Duty of Care Pasternack v. Laboratory Corporation 14-4101 Judges Wesley, Hall and Chin Background: The plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of his claims against the defendant drug ...

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Second Circuit – Arbitration Award: United Brotherhood of Carpenters v. Tappan Zee Constructors

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Arbitration Award Subsequent Award Following Appeal United Brotherhood of Carpenters v. Tappan Zee Constructors 15-1002 Judges Raggi and Wesley Background: The underlying case involves a disputed assignment of construction work on the ...

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Second Circuit – Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Benzemann v. Citibank

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Statute of Limitations – Violation of Act Benzemann v. Citibank 14-2668 Judges Cabranes, Pooler and Chin Background: The plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of his claims under ...

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