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WDNY — Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies: Howard v. Doctor C. Deuel, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies Howard v. Doctor C. Deuel, et al. 10-cv-06228 Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, an inmate in custody of the New York State Department of Correctional Services, brought an action alleging the defendants ...

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WDNY — Deliberate Indifference: Smith v. Haag, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Deliberate Indifference Serious Medical Need – Administrative Remedies Smith v. Haag, et al. 08-cv-06360-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, an inmate previously in the custody of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, ...

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WDNY — Due Process: Shapard v. Attea, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Due Process Inmate’s Defense Assistant Shapard v. Attea, et al. 08-cv-6146 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, an inmate housed in the Wende Correctional Facility, brought an action against the defendants when he sought to intervene ...

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WDNY — Statute of Limitations: Smolen v. Berbary, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Statute of Limitations Prison Mailbox Rule Smolen v. Berbary, et al. 08-cv-6144 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, an inmate housed at the Attica Correctional Facility, alleged that the defendants permitted two inmate porters to assault ...

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WDNY — Going-out-of-Business Sales: In re Crawford Furniture Mfg. Corp. & In re Crawford Furniture Retail Outlet Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Going-out-of-Business Sales Regulatory Compliance — Augmenting Inventory In re Crawford Furniture Mfg. Corp. & In re Crawford Furniture Retail Outlet Inc. 11-12945 B & 11-12946 B Judge Bucki Background: The debtor companies petitioned for relief under ...

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WDNY — McDonnell Douglas Analysis: Bingley v. Potter

U.S. District Court, WDNY McDonnell Douglas Analysis Nondiscriminatory Reasons Bingley v. Potter 07-cv-6618 CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff was employed by the United States Postal Service in the maintenance department. Her employer provided management training by offering short-term “detail ...

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Bench numbers struggle with denial of Green’s judgeship

Monroe County District Attorney Michael C. Green is not the only one frustrated with the judicial nomination process. His lack of confirmation means the courts will continue struggling to meet a growing caseload with fewer active judges. “This will have ...

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WDNY – Failure to Prosecute: Balkum v. County of Monroe, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Failure to Prosecute Duration of Delay Balkum v. County of Monroe, et al. 08-cv-06259-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: Two years after the plaintiff filed and served a complaint against the defendants, the defendants moved to dismiss the ...

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WDNY — Three Strikes: Read v. Bill, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Three Strikes ‘In Forma Pauperis’ Read v. Bill, et al. 11-cv-6367-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff, an inmate in custody of the Department of Correctional Services, filed a complaint alleging that he suffered emotional trauma from ...

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WDNY — Eighth Amendment: Rodriquez v. Conway, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Eighth Amendment Medical Malpractice Rodriquez v. Conway, et al. 10-cv-6243L Judge Larimer Background: The pro se plaintiff commenced a § 1983 action alleging that the defendants, employees of the Attica State Correctional Facility, had failed to ...

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