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Kasiem v. Guzman

U.S. District Court, WDNY Due Process Collateral Estoppel Kasiem v. Guzman 02-cv-6465 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, an inmate at Elmira Correctional Facility, brought a civil rights action against the deputy superintendent at Elmira. The plaintiff had allegedly sent ...

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Dumpson, et al. v. Goord, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Eighth Amendment Prisoner Deprivation Orders Dumpson, et al. v. Goord, et al. 00-cv-6039-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiffs were inmates at Southport Correctional Facility. The facility used a Progressive Inmate Movement System that classified inmates according ...

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Rivera v. Lempke, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Prisoner Misbehavior Reports Retaliation Rivera v. Lempke, et al. 10-cv-6517L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a former inmate of Five Points Correctional Facility, brought an action against the Department of Correctional Services alleging violations of his ...

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Purnell v. Groveland Correctional Medical Unit

U.S. District Court, WDNY Eighth Amendment Wanton Conduct Purnell v. Groveland Correctional Medical Unit 10-cv-6358L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a former inmate of the Groveland Correctional Facility, brought suit alleging numerous constitutional violations. He alleged that he suffered from ...

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S-P Associations v. United Cleaners & Launderers Inc., et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Environmental Contamination Abnormally Hazardous Activities — Pierce the Corporate Veil S-P Associations v. United Cleaners & Launderers Inc., et al. 07-cv-6515 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff sought compensation for environmental contamination caused by the release of ...

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Reed v. Aqueon Products et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Late Summons Standard Reed v. Aqueon Products et al. 11-cv-6027 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiffs brought suit against the defendants for negligence, product liability and breach of warranty based on a fire that occurred in the ...

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Lunts v. Rochester City School District, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Discrimination Joint Employer Lunts v. Rochester City School District, et al. 07-cv-6272T Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants discriminated against them on the basis of gender, race and national origin. Specifically, the plaintiff, ...

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Murray v. Jacobs, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Prisoner Rights Due Process — Evidentiary Standard Murray v. Jacobs, et al. 04-cv-6231-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, a former inmate in the New York State Department of Correctional Services at Attica, brought suit alleging that ...

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Preston v. Hilton Central School District, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Sealing Court Records Public Interest Preston v. Hilton Central School District, et al. 11-cv-6420L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiffs alleged that their autistic son was bullied and sexually harassed by students attending the defendant school. The ...

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Brown v. Superior Contract Cleaners

U.S. District Court, WDNY Title VII Sufficiency of Complaint Brown v. Superior Contract Cleaners 10-cv-6238 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, a Jamaican of national origin, was employed by the defendant for three months. The plaintiff alleged that he had ...

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Beechwood Restorativ, et al v. Leeds, et al

U.S. District Court, WDNY Summary Judgment Subsequent Motion — Additional Discovery Beechwood Restorativ, et al v. Leeds, et al 02-cv-6235L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiffs brought suit alleging the defendants had targeted the plaintiffs for closure of the plaintiff nursing ...

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