• Gorss Motels Inc. v. Lands' End Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-11
    Practice Area: Contracts | Telecommunications
    Industry: Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Glenn L. Hara, Anderson + Wanca, Rolling Meadows, IL.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Joshua N. Ruby, on the brief, Daniel P. Tighe, Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar, LLP, Boston, MA.

    Case Number: 20-589-cv

    Plaintiff Gave Prior Express Permission Via Franchise Agreements to Receive Faxed Ads

  • U.S. v. Waqar

    Publication Date: 2021-05-26
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Anna M. Skotko, Assistant United States Attorney on the brief, Daniel G. Nessim, Assistant United States Attorney, for Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Jonathan I. Edelstein, Edelstein & Grossman, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-4138-cr

    Attempted Child Enticement Conviction, Sentence Upheld; No Error in Jury's Instruction

  • Cho v. BlackBerry Ltd.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-18
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Procedure | Securities Litigation
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Kim E. Miller, J. Ryan Lopatka, Kahn Swick & Foti, New York, NY, on the brief, David A.P. Brower, Brower Piven, A Professional Corp., New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Dan Marmalefsky, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Los Angeles, CA, James J. Beha II, Lena H. Hughes, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY on the brief, Joseph R. Palmore, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, DC.

    Case Number: 19-3376-cv

    Individual Defendants Failed to Appeal From Prior Judgment; New Claims Are Res Judicata

  • N.Y. Legal Assistance Grp. v. Board of Immigration Appeals

    Publication Date: 2021-02-11
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Immigration Law | Information Governance and Compliance | Public Records
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Patrick D. Llewellyn, Public Citizen Litigation Group, Washington, D.C., Danielle Tarantolo, Jane Greengold Stevens, New York Legal Assistance Group, New York, NY, on the brief, Scott L. Nelson, Public Citizen Litigation Group, Washington, D.C.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Arastu K. Chaudhury, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief, Benjamin H. Torrance, Assistant United States Attorney, for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary: William N. Lawton, Eubanks & Associates LLC, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 19-3248-cv

    FOIA Empowers District Courts to Order Agencies to Meet §552 Disclosure Requirements

  • Nahl v. Jaoude

    Publication Date: 2020-08-14
    Practice Area: International Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellees: Anthony Herman, Dennis B. Auerbach, Andrew E. Siegel, on the brief, Christian J. Pistilli, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellants: Mitchell R. Berger, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, Washington, DC.

    Case Number: 19-1467

    ATS Does Not Confer Federal Jurisdiction Over Alleged Violations in Shareholder Derivative

  • U.S. v. Purcell

    Publication Date: 2020-07-31
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Jane Kim, Anna M. Skotko, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Sebastian Swett, Assistant United States Attorney, for Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Yuanchung Lee, Federal Defenders of New York, Inc., Appeals Bureau, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-238-cr

    Insufficient Venue Evidence Supports Prostitution Operator's Conviction for Enticement

  • Pablo Star Ltd. v. The Welsh Gov't

    Publication Date: 2020-06-12
    Practice Area: Copyrights
    Industry: Travel and Tourism
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellees: Kevin McCulloch, on the brief, Nathaniel Kleinman, the McCulloch Law Firm, PLLC, New York, N.Y.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Richard J. Oparil, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 19-1262-cv

    Welsh Government Engaged in Commercial Activity Under FSIA When Promoting Tourism to Wales

  • Natural Resources Def. Council Inc. v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency

    Publication Date: 2020-06-11
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Environmental Law
    Industry: Federal Government | Manufacturing
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.: Katherine Desormeau, Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, CA; Sarah C. Tallman, Natural Resources Defense Council, Chicago, IL, on the brief, Gabriel Daly, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York, NY. For Petitioner State of Vermont: Justin E. Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, for Thomas J. Donovan, Jr., Attorney General for the State of Vermont, Montpelier, VT.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Jeffrey Bossert Clark, Assistant Attorney General, Jonathan D. Brightbill, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Erin Koch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. on the brief, Andrew S. Coghlan, Trial Attorney, Environmental Defense Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For Amici Curiae Oregon, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, by and through its Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington: Ellen F. Rosenblum, Attorney General of Oregon, Benjamin Gutman, Solicitor General, Oregon, Steven Novick, Special Assistant Attorney General, Oregon, William Tong, Attorney General of Connecticut, Clare E. Connors, Attorney General of Hawaii, Aaron Frey, Attorney General of Maine, Brian E. Frosh, Attorney General of Maryland, Maura Healey, Attorney General of Massachusetts, Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General of New Jersey, Josh Shapiro, Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Peter F. Neronha, Attorney General of Rhode Island, Robert W. Ferguson, Attorney General of Washington, Max Kieley, Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota.

    Case Number: 18-2121-ag

    Exemption for Importers of Products Containing Mercury-Added Components Lacks Explanation

  • Natural Res. Def. Council v. U.S. Env'tal Protection Agency

    Publication Date: 2020-04-07
    Practice Area: Discovery | Environmental Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Matthew Littleton, Donahue, Goldberg, Weaver & Littleton, Washington, DC, on the Brief, Peter Huffman, Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Benjamin H. Torrance, on the brief, Samuel Dolinger, Assistant United States Attorneys for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-2896

    'Core Model' of EPA's Forecasting Program Not Deliberative, Falls Outside FOIA Exemption 5

  • Friends of Animals v. Romero

    Publication Date: 2020-02-07
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Energy and Natural Resources | Environmental Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Michael R. Harris, Friends of Animals, Centennial, CO.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Varuni Nelson, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief, James H. Knapp, Assistant United States Attorney, Central Islip, NY, for Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.

    Case Number: 18-2481-cv

    NPS Took 'Hard Look' at Consequences of Plan to Reduce Deer Population on Fire Island