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Second Circuit – Removal Proceedings: Morales-Santana v. Lynch

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Removal Proceedings Unwed Fathers – Equal Protection Morales-Santana v. Lynch 11-1252-ag Judges Lohier, Carney and Rakoff Background: The petitioner appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals decision denying his motion to reopen ...

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Second Circuit – Metadata Collection Program: ACLU v. Clapper

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Metadata Collection Program Transition Period – Preliminary Injunction ACLU v. Clapper 14-42 Judges Sack, Lynch and Broderick Background: Following an earlier decision wherein the Second Circuit found that the bulk telephone metadata ...

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Second Circuit – Habeas Corpus – Immigration and Nationality Act: Lora v. Shanahan

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Habeas Corpus – Immigration and Nationality Act Detention – Removal Proceedings Lora v. Shanahan 14-2343 Judges Kearse, Parker and Wesley Background: The government appealed from a judgment that granted the petitioner’s request ...

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Second Circuit – Employment Discrimination: Ya-Chen Chen v. City University of New York, et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Employment Discrimination Discriminatory Motivation Ya-Chen Chen v. City University of New York, et al. 14-1469-cv Judges Winter, Livingston and Chin Background: The plaintiff commenced an action alleging violations of Title VII of ...

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Second Circuit – Motion to Reconsider: Weitzner v. Cynosure, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Motion to Reconsider Timely Filing – Notice of Appeal Weitzner v. Cynosure, Inc. 14-723-cv Judges Leval, Chin and Carney Background: The plaintiffs appealed from a judgment that dismissed their complaint alleging violations ...

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Second Circuit – Mail and Wire Fraud: U.S. v. Binday, Kergil, Resnick

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Mail and Wire Fraud Life Insurance – Sufficiency of Evidence U.S. v. Binday, Kergil, Resnick 14-2809-cr(L) Judges Cabranes, Sack and Lynch Background: The defendants appealed from their convictions of conspiracy to commit ...

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2nd Circuit: Targeted killings memos can be kept secret

NEW YORK — The U.S. government can keep secret various memos related to its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, a federal appeals court said in a decision unsealed Monday. The U.S. Court of ...

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Second Circuit – Summary Judgement – False Arrest: Shamir v. City of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Summary Judgement – False Arrest Excessive Force – Poorly Worded Complaint Shamir v. City of New York 14-3606 Judges Newman, Walker and Jacobs Background: The plaintiff appealed from summary judgment dismissing his ...

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Second Circuit – Terrorism – Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: Harrison v. Republic of Sudan

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Terrorism – Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Turnover Orders – Service of Process Harrison v. Republic of Sudan 14-121-cv Judges Lynch, Chin and Korman Background: After an explosive-laden skiff pulled up alongside the ...

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