• U.S. v. Degroate

    Publication Date: 2019-10-16
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Karen Folster Lesperance, Assistant United States Attorney, for Grant C. Jaquith, United States Attorney, Northern District of New York, Albany, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: James P. Egan, Assistant Federal Public Defender, for Lisa A. Peebles, Federal Public Defender, Syracuse, NY.

    Case Number: 18-2236-cr

    Mitigating Witness Denial, Curfew Conditions Not Shown to Be Error by Trial Court

  • U.S. v. Watkins

    Publication Date: 2019-10-09
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Monica J. Richards, Assistant United States Attorney, for James P. Kennedy, Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of New York, Buffalo, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Alan S. Hoffman, Buffalo, NY.

    Case Number: 18-3076-cr

    Convicted Felon's Possession of Ammunition is 'Crime of Violence' Under Bail Reform Act

  • U.S. v. Boustani

    Publication Date: 2019-08-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: David C. James and Hiral D. Mehta, on the brief, Mark E. Bini, Assistant United States Attorney, for Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant‐Appellant: Michael S. Schachter and Casey E. Donnelly, on the brief, Randall Jackson, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 19-1018-cr

    Flight Risk Defendant Is Denied Home Confinement, Under Armed Guard, Pending Trial

  • Saada v. Golan

    Publication Date: 2019-07-31
    Practice Area: Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner‐Appellee: Richard Min, Burger Green & Min LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Respondent‐Appellant: Claudia Hammerman, Karen R. King, and Daniel H. Levi, on the brief, Marissa C.M. Doran, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae Dean Jeffrey L. Edleson, Ph.D.; Professor Steven Marans, Ph.D.; Professor Evan Stark, Ph.D.; Dr. Luz Towns‐Miranda, Ph.D.; Dr. Marie G. Rudden, M.D.; the National Association of Social Workers; and the Leadership Council on Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence: Rachel G. Skaistis, Amal El Bakhar, and Harry Black, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae Sanctuary for Families, Inc.; Pathways to Safety International; Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project; Her Justice Inc.; Day One New York Inc.; National Network to End Domestic Violence; Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence New York; Safe Center LI, Inc.; Legal Momentum; Professor Deborah Epstein, Co‐Director, Georgetown University Law Center Domestic Violence Clinic; Battered Mothers Custody Conference; Lansner & Kubitschek; Professor Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; Professor Merle Weiner; New York Legal Assistance Group; Safe Horizon, Inc.; Urban Resource Institute; and Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, National Program Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars: Anita F. Stork, Covington & Burling LLP, San Francisco, CA, Shailee Diwanji Sharma, Covington & Burling LLP, New York, NY, and Ryan R. Roberts, Covington & Burling LLP, Palo Alto, CA.

    Case Number: 19-820-cv

    Although Italy Is Child's 'Habitual Residence' Court Erred in Granting Petition for Return

  • Brown v. Maxwell

    Publication Date: 2019-07-15
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Intervenors‐Appellants Julie Brown and Miami Herald: Christine N. Walz, Madelaine J. Harrington, New York, NY, on the brief, Sanford L. Bohrer, Holland & Knight LLP, Miami, FL.
    for defendant: For Defendant‐Appellee Ghislaine Maxwell: Adam Mueller, on the brief, TY Gee, Haddon, Morgan and Foreman, P.C., Denver, CO. For Plaintiff‐Appellee Virginia L. Giuffre: Sigrid S. McCawley, Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, on the brief, Paul G. Cassell, S.J Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. For Intervenor‐Appellant Alan M. Dershowitz: David A. Lebowitz, on the brief, Andrew G. Celli Jr., Emery, Celli, Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP, New York, NY. For Intervenor‐Appellant Michael Cernovich: Jay Marshall Wolman, Las Vegas, NV, on the brief, Marc Randazza, Randazza Legal Group, PLLC, Hartford, CT.

    Case Number: 18-2868-cv

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  • Am. Civil Liberties Union v. Nat'l Sec. Agency

    Publication Date: 2019-06-17
    Practice Area: Information Governance and Compliance
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Patrick Toomey, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York, NY; Hannah Bloch-Wehba, David Schulz, Sebastian Brady, Diana Lee, Paulina Perlin, Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, Abrams Institute, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, on the brief, Ashley Gorski, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: David S. Jones and Benjamin H. Torrance, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Jean-David Barnea, Assistant United States Attorney, for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York.

    Case Number: 17-3399-cv

    NSA, CIA Properly Withheld Security Program Documents Under FOIA Exemption 5

  • Benzemann v. Houslanger & Assocs. PLLC

    Publication Date: 2019-05-17
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Andrew J. Tiajoloff, Tiajoloff & Kelly LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Robert J. Bergson, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 18-1162-cv

    FDCPA Action Time-Barred; FDCPA Violation Occurs When Individual Is Injured

  • Singh v. Cigna Corp.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-14
    Practice Area: Corporate Governance | Securities Litigation
    Industry: Health Care | Insurance
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: James W. Johnson, Michael H. Rogers, James T. Christie, on the brief, David J. Goldsmith, Labaton Sucharow LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: James O. Heyworth, Francesca E. Brody, on the brief, Andrew W. Stern, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY

    Case Number: 17-3484-cv

    Bid to Recast Corporate Mismanagement as Securities Fraud Fails; Ethics Claims 'Puffery'

  • U.S. v. Castillo

    Publication Date: 2018-06-11
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Margaret Garnett, Sarah K. Eddy, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Sagar K. Ravi, Assistant United States Attorney, for Joon H. Kim, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of the United States.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Barry D. Leiwant, Federal Defenders of New York, Inc.; For Barbara D. Underwood, Acting Attorney General for the State of New York, as Amicus Curiae: Nikki Kowalski, Deputy Solicitor General for Criminal Matters.

    Case Number: 16-4129-cr

    Court Erred in Finding First-Degree Manslaughter Conviction Not 'Crime of Violence'

  • Ali v. Kipp

    Publication Date: 2018-05-29
    Practice Area: Civil Appeals | Civil Rights
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Steven J. Harfenist, Harfenist Kraut & Perlstein, LLP, Lake Success, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Richard Dearing, Claude S. Platton, on the brief, Amanda Sue Nichols, for Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 16-4225-cv

    Court Did Not Err in Denying New Trial Because Inconsistent Verdict Could Be Harmonized