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Second Circuit — Ineffective Assistance: Kovacs v. United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Ineffective Assistance Deportable Offense — Plea Kovacs v. United States 13-0209 Judges Kearse, Jacobs and Parker Background: The petitioner sough a writ of error coram nobis to vacate his 1999 guilty plea ...

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Second Circuit — State Discrimination Claims: Matusick v. Erie Cnty. Water Auth., et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit State Discrimination Claims Administrative Hearing Findings — Jury Instruction — Harmless Error Matusick v. Erie Cnty. Water Auth., et al. 11-1234, 11-1618 Judges Sack, Raggi and Lohier Background: The defendants appealed from ...

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Second Circuit — Insurance Contract: Nunn v. Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Insurance Contract Reasonable Expectation Doctrine Nunn v. Massachusetts 12-3712 Judges Leval, Wesley and Hall Background: The plaintiffs, former basketball referees, applied for disability insurance. The plaintiffs alleged that the term “total disability” ...

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Second Circuit — Request to Remand for Settlement: Ligon, Floyd v. City of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Request to Remand for Settlement Intervenor Ligon, Floyd v. City of New York 13-3123, 13-3088, 13-3461 Judges Walker, Cabranes and Parker Background: The defendant moved for a limited remand for the purpose ...

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Second Circuit — Sentencing: United States v. Baldwin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Sentencing Child Pornography — Knowledge of File Access United States v. Baldwin 13-335-cr Judges Cabranes, Sack and Lynch Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment sentencing him to 87 months imprisonment after ...

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Second Circuit — Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act: United States v. Rubin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Business of Betting — Exclusion — Jurisdiction United States v. Rubin 12-3777-cr Judges Cabranes, Hall and Chin Background: The defendant appealed his conviction and imprisonment for conspiracy to violate the ...

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Second Circuit — Securities Fraud: SEC v. Contorinis

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Securities Fraud Disgorgement — No Direct Economic Benefit SEC v. Contorinis 12-1723-cv Judges Lynch, Chin and Carney Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment ordering him to disgorge all profits generated by ...

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