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Second Circuit – Mortgage-backed Securities – Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith: Deutsche Bank National v. Quicken Loans

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Mortgage-backed Securities – Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith Statute of Limitations – Accrual Deutsche Bank National v. Quicken Loans 14-3373 Judges Straub, Wesley and Livingston Background: After the Federal Housing ...

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Second Circuit – Class Action Certification: Sergeants Benevolent Ass’n v. Sanofi Aventis US

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Class Action Certification Causation – Dismissal of Individual Claims Sergeants Benevolent Ass’n v. Sanofi Aventis US 14-2318-cv Judges Cabranes, Livingston and Droney Background: The plaintiffs appealed from an order that denied their ...

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Second Circuit – Habeas Corpus: Martinez v. Superintendent of Eastern Correctional Facility

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Habeas Corpus Equitable Tolling – Reasonable Diligence Martinez v. Superintendent of Eastern Correctional Facility 14-1513 Judges Walker, Jacobs and Livingston Background: The petitioner appealed from the denial of his petition for ...

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Second Circuit – Sentencing Guidelines – Racketeering: USA v. Messina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Sentencing Guidelines – Racketeering History of Violence – Organized Crime USA v. Messina 14-1219 Judges Calabresi, Cabranes and Raggi Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment of conviction for racketeering conspiracy. He ...

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Second Circuit – Jurisdiction: Falco v. Justices of the Matrimonial Parts of the Sup. Ct. of Suffolk Cnty.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Jurisdiction Abstention – Younger Abstention Doctrine Falco v. Justices of the Matrimonial Parts of the Sup. Ct. of Suffolk Cnty. 15-863-cv Judges Sack, Lohier and Carney Background: The plaintiff appealed from ...

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Second Circuit – Employment Discrimination: Kazolias v. IBEW

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Employment Discrimination Discriminatory Intent – Expressions of Resentment Kazolias v. IBEW 13-4566 Judges Leval, Lynch and Droney Background: The plaintiffs are members of an electrical union who alleged a number of claims ...

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Second Circuit – Summons – Attorney-Client Privilege: Schaeffler v. USA

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Summons – Attorney-Client Privilege Document Sharing – Common Legal Interest Schaeffler v. USA 14-1965-cv Judges Winter, Walker and Droney Background: The plaintiffs appealed from an order from a magistrate judge that denied ...

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Second Circuit – Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act: ALLCO v. Klee

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act Preemption – Standing ALLCO v. Klee 15-20 Judges Katzmann, Hall and Livingston Background: The plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of his complaint. The plaintiff commenced an action ...

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Second Circuit – Social Security Disability: Lesterhuis v. Colvin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Social Security Disability Medical Opinion – Substantial Evidence Lesterhuis v. Colvin 14-3779 Judges Katzmann, Pooler and Chin Background: The plaintiff appealed from the grant of the defendant’s motion for judgment on the ...

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Second Circuit – Obstruction of Governmental Administration: Uzoukwu v. Krawiecki

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Obstruction of Governmental Administration Failure to Respond to Police Questioning Uzoukwu v. Krawiecki 13-3483-cv Judges Winter, Pooler and Sack Background: The pro se plaintiff appealed from an order that dismissed his claims ...

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Second Circuit – Due Process: Atterbury v. U.S. Marshals Service

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Due Process Wrongful Termination – Administrative Procedure Act Atterbury v. U.S. Marshals Service 14-2805 Judges Lynch, Lohier and Carney Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment that dismissed his complaint for failure ...

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