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Immigration: Ahmed v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration Waiver of Inadmissibility Ahmed v. Holder 09-4247-ag Appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals Background: Gamal Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed petitions for review of a Sept. 29, 2009 order of the Board of Immigration ...

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Searches: United States v. Rosa

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Searches Warrants — Particularity Requirement United States v. Rosa 09-0636-cr Denial of Rehearing Background: The majority denies a rehearing on its October 2010 decision in United States v. Rosa. Judge Kaplan dissents from the ...

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Arbitration: In Re American Express Merchants’ Association

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Arbitration Class Action Waiver Clause In Re American Express Merchants’ Association 06-1871-cr On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court Background: The U.S. Supreme Court vacated the Second Circuit’s previous decision in this matter and ...

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Pleas: United States v. Espinal

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Pleas Voluntary — Collateral Consequences to Plea United States v. Espinal 09-4344-cr Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: Santo Laiz pled guilty in the Eastern District of New York possessing with ...

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Collateral Review: Luna v. Holder

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Collateral Review Filing Deadlines Luna v. Holder 07-3796-ag Appealed from the Board of Immigration Appeals Background: Worklis Luna and Tasmann Anthony Thompson filed petitions for review after the 30-day deadline, alleging that their constitutional ...

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Sentencing: Brown v. United States

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Sentencing Armed Career Criminal — Prior Convictions Brown v. United States 09-3495-pr Appealed from the Eastern District of New York Background: Petitioner Aceshunn Brown appeals from a district court order and judgment denying his ...

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