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Arbitration: Bechtel Do Brasil Construções Ltda. v. UEG Araucária Ltda.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Arbitration Timeliness of Action — Ambiguity of Arbitration Agreement Bechtel Do Brasil Construções Ltda. v. UEG Araucária Ltda. 10-0341-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: In 2000, UEG Araucária Ltda., a ...

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Professional Conduct: In Re Paul E. Warburgh

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Professional Conduct Resignation from Court’s Bar In Re Paul E. Warburgh 07-9056-am Background: By order led in September 2007, the Second Circuit referred attorney Warburgh to the professional conduct committee for investigation of the ...

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Standing: Amnesty International USA v. Clapper

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Standing FISA Amnesty International USA v. Clapper 09-4112-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Appellants, attorneys, journalists, and labor, legal, media and human rights organizations facially challenged the constitutionality of Section ...

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Federal Preemption: New York & Atlantic Railway Co. v. Surface Transportation Board

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Federal Preemption Surface Transportation New York & Atlantic Railway Co. v. Surface Transportation Board 10-1490-ag Appealed from the Surface Transportation Board Background: This case before the Second Circuit delineates the power of the Surface ...

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Conspiracy: United States v. Desnoyers

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Conspiracy Factual Insufficiency — Legal Insufficiency United States v. Desnoyers 10-0447-cr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: A jury convicted appellee Mark Desnoyers on multiple counts, including one count of conspiracy ...

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Business Entities: Call Center Technologies Inc. v. Grand Adventure Tour & Travel Publishing Corp.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Business Entities Successor Liability Call Center Technologies Inc. v. Grand Adventure Tour & Travel Publishing Corp. 09-1224-cv Appealed from the District of Connecticut Background: Plaintiff-Appellant appeals from a judgment of the U.S. District Court ...

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