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Second Circuit — Child Pornography — Entrapment: United States v. Kopstein

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Child Pornography — Entrapment Jury Instructions — Jury Confusion United States v. Kopstein 13-417-cr Judges Jacobs, Livingston and Lynch Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment convicting him of transporting and shipping ...

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Second Circuit — Bankruptcy Final Judgment: In Re: Johns-Manville Corporation Common Law Settlement Counsel, et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Bankruptcy Final Judgment Timely Raised Arguments — Waiver In Re: Johns-Manville Corporation Common Law Settlement Counsel, et al. 12-1094-bk(L) Judges Winter, Pooler and Chin Background: The appellants challenge a district court’s reversal ...

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Second Circuit — Attorney’s Fees: Carter v. Incorporated Village of Ocean Beach

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Attorney’s Fees Frivolous Claims Carter v. Incorporated Village of Ocean Beach 13-815-cv Judges Jacobs, Calabresi and Livingston Background: The plaintiffs are seasonal and part-time police officers and commenced wrongful termination claims. The ...

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Second Circuit — Disability Discrimination: Olsen v. Stark Homes, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Disability Discrimination Housing — Evidence of Disability Olsen v. Stark Homes, Inc. 13-0247 Judges Kearse, Jacobs and B.D. Parker Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of their claims against the defendant ...

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Second Circuit — Physical Takings: Kurtz v. Verizon New York, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Physical Takings Ripeness — Exhaustion of State Remedies Kurtz v. Verizon New York, Inc. 13-3900-cv Judges Jacobs, Calabresi and Livingston Background: The plaintiffs, a putative class of property owners, appealed from a ...

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Second Circuit — Trademark Infringement: TechnoMarine SA v. Giftports, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Trademark Infringement Amending Complaint — Res Judicata TechnoMarine SA v. Giftports, Inc. 12-4174-cv Judges Livingston, Lohier and Stein Background: At issue is whether an earlier litigation between the parties resolving claims of ...

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Second Circuit — Racial Discrimination: Abrams v. Dept. of Pub. Safety

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Racial Discrimination Hearsay Statements — Reasonable Inference of Discrimination Abrams v. Dept. of Pub. Safety 13-111-cv Judges Walker, Pooler and Wesley Background: The plaintiff commenced an action alleging that his failure to ...

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Second Circuit — Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: E.M. v. New York City Dept. of Education

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Individualized Education Program — Assessment — Extrinsic Evidence E.M. v. New York City Dept. of Education 11-1427 Judges Kearse, Jacobs and Carney Background: The plaintiff is the ...

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Second Circuit — Securities Act — Insider Trading: Chechele v. Sperling

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Securities Act — Insider Trading Purchase — Derivative Security Chechele v. Sperling 12-1769-cv Judges Walker, Wesley and Hall Background: The plaintiffs appealed from the dismissal of their claims arising from the Securities ...

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Second Circuit — Standing: Crawford v. Franklin Credit Management Corp.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Standing Dismissed Bankruptcy Petition Crawford v. Franklin Credit Management Corp. 13-2514 Judges Kearse, Jacobs and Lynch Background: The plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of her claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt ...

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Second Circuit — Toxic Tort — Discovery: In re: World Trade Center Lower Manhattan Disaster Site Litigation

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Toxic Tort — Discovery Interrogatories — Question of Fact In re: World Trade Center Lower Manhattan Disaster Site Litigation 12-3403-cv(L) Judges Lynch, , and Droney Background: Many who participated in the rescue, ...

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