• Hamilton v. Westchester County

    Publication Date: 2021-07-07
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Samuel Weiss and Kelly Jo Popkin, Rights Behind Bars, Washington, D.C., and Brooklyn, New York, on the brief, Tamara Livshiz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees Westchester County, Joseph K. Spano, Francis Delgrosso, Karl Vollmer, and Leandro Diaz: Justin R. Adin, Deputy County Attorney, for John M. Nonna, Westchester County Attorney, White Plains, New York. For Defendants-Appellees Correct Care Solutions, LLC, Raul Ulloa, and Westchester County: Paul A. Sanders, Barclay Damon LLP, Rochester, New York.

    Case Number: 20-1058-pr

    Transitory Injury Lasting Less Than Six Months Can Qualify as 'Disability' Under ADA

  • U.S. v. Martinez

    Publication Date: 2021-03-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: By: Kiersten A. Fletcher, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney, Audrey Strauss, Esq., Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York.
    for defendant: Defendant Pro Se: Johnny Martinez, Coleman, Florida.

    Case Number: 99-CR-1048-4

    Count Three Conviction's Vacatur Under 'Davis' Reduces Sentence by 10 Years

  • Hartford Courant Co. LLC v. Carroll

    Publication Date: 2021-02-05
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff Appellee: William S. Fish, Jr., Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP, Hartford Connecticut, on the brief, Katie Townsend, The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Washington, D.C.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellants: Alma Rose Nunley, Michael Skold, Assistant Attorneys General, on the brief, Clare Kindall, Solicitor General, for William Tong, Attorney General, Hartford, Connecticut. For Amicus Curiae Floyd Abrams Institute For Freedom of Expression, in support of Plaintiff-Appellee: David A. Shulz, Sara Sampoli (Law Student), and Emily Wang (Law Student), Yale Law School Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 20-2744

    Press Has Qualified First Amendment Right of Access to Criminal Prosecutions of Juveniles

  • U.S. v. Marmolejos

    Publication Date: 2021-01-27
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: By: Kiersten A. Fletcher, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney, Audrey Strauss, Esq., Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Defendant Pro Se: Thomas Marmolejos, Otisville, NY.

    Case Number: 99 Cr. 1048

    Heroin Conspiracy Conviction Remained Valid Predicate for Conviction Under 18 USC §924(c)

  • Dane v. UnitedHealthCare Ins. Co.

    Publication Date: 2020-09-16
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Insurance Law | Insurance Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Susan K. Alexander, Stuart A. Davidson, Christopher C. Gold, and Dorothy P. Antullis, on the brief, Andrew S. Love, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, San Francisco, California and Boca Raton, Florida, and Sean K. Collins, Law Offices of Sean K. Collins, Boston, Massachusetts.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees United HealthCare Insurance Company and UnitedHealth Group, Inc.: Brian D. Boyle, Samantha M. Goldstein, and Jennifer B. Sokoler, on the brief, Meaghan Vergow, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, D.C. and New York, New York. For Defendants-Appellees AARP, Inc., AARP Services, Inc., and AARP Insurance Plan: Jeffrey S. Russell, Noah M. Weissman, and Alec Winfield Farr, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, St. Louis, Missouri, New York, New York and Washington, D.C., and James T. Shearin, Pullman & Comley, LLC, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 19-2330-cv

    Medigap Insured Fails to Allege Unlawful Rebate Over Royalty Fee to AARP

  • Abdin v. CBS Broadcasting Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-08-21
    Practice Area: Copyrights
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: John Johnson and Allan Chan, Allan Chan & Associates, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Wook Hwang, Loeb & Loeb LLP, New York, New York.

    Case Number: 19-3160-cv

    Plaintiff Fails to Show TV Series Copied Unreleased Videogame's Protectible Elements

  • U.S. v. Rosemond

    Publication Date: 2020-05-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Samson Enzer, Drew Skinner, and Karl Metzner, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Elizabeth Hanft, Assistant United States Attorney, for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Scott A. Chasin and Shai M. Silverman, on the brief, Michael E. Rayfield, Mayer Brown LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 18-3561-cr

    Autonomy Not Implicated Where Lawyer Concedes Element While Claiming Defendant Not Guilty

  • Mirlis v. Greer

    Publication Date: 2020-03-10
    Practice Area: Damages
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee: Antonio Ponvert III, Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, P.C., Bridgeport, Connecticut.
    for defendant: For Interested Party-Appellee: Lawrence Dressler, pro se, New Haven, Connecticut. For Defendants-Appellants: David T. Grudberg, Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP, New Haven, Connecticut. For Appellant: Steven J. Errante, Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante P.C., New Haven, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 17-4023-cv

    $15 Million Damages Award Not 'Shocking'; Jury Instruction Accurately Stated the Law

  • Fisher v. SD Protection Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-02-14
    Practice Area: Attorney Compensation | Wage and Hour Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: C.K. Lee, Lee Litigation Group, PLLC, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendants1: No appearance

    Case Number: 18-2504-cv

    Court Abused Discretion In Rewriting Settlement by Modifying Funds' Allotment

  • Hernandez-Chacon v. Barr

    Publication Date: 2020-01-29
    Practice Area: Immigration Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner: Heather Yvonne Axford, Central American Legal Assistance, Brooklyn, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Shelley R. Goad, Assistant Director, Office of Immigration Litigation, on the brief, Carmel A. Morgan, Trial Attorney, for Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 17-3903-ag

    Woman Faces Persecution Due to Opposition to Subordination, Male Dominance in El Salvador

  • Laurent v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

    Publication Date: 2019-12-31
    Practice Area: Employment Compliance
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Denny Chin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Eli Gottesdiener, Gottesdiener Law Firm, PLLC, Brooklyn, New York, on the brief, Julia Penny Clark, Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC, Washington, DC.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Richard W. Mark, Amer S. Ahmed, and Alejandro A. Herrera, on the brief, Daniel J. Thomasch, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, New York. For Amicus Curiae U.S. Secretary of Labor: Kate O'Scannlain, Solicitor of Labor, G. William Scott, Assistant Solicitor for Plan Benefits Security, and Thomas Tso, Counsel for Appellate and Special Litigation, on the brief, Brendan Ballard, Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. For Amicus Curiae Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, the American Benefits Council, the Business Roundtable, and the ERISA Industry Committee: Brian T. Burgess, William M. Jay, Jaime A. Santos, James O. Fleckner, and Alison V. Douglass, Goodwin Procter LLP, Washington, D.C. and Boston, Massachusetts, and Steven P. Lehotsky, U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 18-487-cv

    Pension Plan Violating ERISA May Be Reformed Under §502(a)(3) and Benefits Recalculated