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Prisoners’ Civil Rights: Chavis v. Chappius

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Prisoners’ Civil Rights Frivolous Claims Chavis v. Chappius 07-2304-pr Appealed from the Western District of New York Background: Plaintiff-appellant George Chavis brought suit in the Western District of New York claiming he had been ...

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Foreign Missions Act: City of New York v. The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Foreign Missions Act Federal Preemption — Benefits City of New York v. The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations 08-1805-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: The appeal is ...

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Job Discrimination: Pucino v. Verizon Communications Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Job Discrimination Conditions of Employment Pucino v. Verizon Communications Inc. 09-1306-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background: Joan Pucino appeals from Judge Gardephe’s grant of summary judgment dismissing her claim that ...

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Immigration: U.S. v. Bonilla

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit Immigration U.S. v. Bonilla 09-1799-cr Appealed from the Northern District of New York Background: The government moved for summary affirmance of a judgment of conviction and sentence entered in the district court following a ...

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Maritime Liens: Scanscot Shipping Services v. Metales Tracomex LTDA

 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Maritime Liens Scanscot Shipping Services v. Metales Tracomex LTDA 09-5280-cv Appealed from the Southern District of New York Background:  Scanscot Shipping Services appeals from the Dec. 9, 2009 order of the U.S. ...

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