• Collins v. U.S.

    Publication Date: 2021-05-07
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Personal Injury
    Industry: Federal Government | Health Care
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Adam Nicolazzo, on the brief, Michael V. DeSantis, Kaufman, Dolowich & Voluck, LLP, Woodbury, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Varuni Nelson, Rachel G. Balaban, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Megan Freismuth, Assistant United States Attorney, for Mark J. Lesko, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, New York.

    Case Number: 20-2021-cv

    FTCA Suit Reinstated; USPS Given Enough Information About Claim's Basis, Injuries' Nature

  • Gao v. Barr

    Publication Date: 2020-08-11
    Practice Area: Immigration Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner: Wei Gu, Law Offices of Wei Gu, Albertson, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Russell J. E. Verby, Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, on the brief, John D. Williams, Trial Attorney, Office of Immigration Litigation, for Ethan P. Davis, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 18-358-ag

    Board of Immigration Appeals Properly Upheld Order of Removal of Chinese Citizen

  • New Hope Family Servs. Inc. v. Poole

    Publication Date: 2020-07-30
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Jeana J. Hallock, Alliance Defending Freedom, Scottsdale, Arizona, John J. Bursch, Alliance Defending Freedom, Washington, District of Columbia, Christopher P. Schandevel, Alliance Defending Freedom, Ashburn, Virginia, Robert E. Genant, Genant Law Office, Mexico, New York, on the brief, Roger G. Brooks, Alliance Defending Freedom, Scottsdale, Arizona.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Barbara D. Underwood, Solicitor General, Andrea Oser, Deputy Solicitor General, on the brief, Laura Etlinger, Assistant Solicitor General, for Letitia James, Attorney General of the State of New York, Albany, New York. For Amicus Curiae The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Washington, District of Columbia: Lori H. Windham, Nicholas R. Reaves. For Amici Curiae The Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, Agudath Israel of America, The Rabbinical Alliance of America, and The Coalition for Jewish Values: Gregory Dolin, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland. For Amici Curiae American Atheists, Inc., American Humanist Association, Center for Inquiry, and Freedom From Religion Foundation: Geoffrey T. Blackwell, American Atheists, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia, Monica L. Miller, American Humanist Association, Washington, District of Columbia, Nicholas J. Little, Center for Inquiry, Washington, District of Columbia, Rebecca Markert, Freedom From Religion Foundation, Madison, Wisconsin. For Amici Curiae Civil Rights Organizations: Cathren Cohen, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., Los Angeles, California, Currey Cook, Karen L. Loewy, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., New York, New York, Richard B. Katskee, Kenneth D. Upton, Jr., Carmen N. Green, Patrick Grubel, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Washington, District of Columbia.

    Case Number: 19-1715-cv

    Pleadings Give Rise to 'Suspicion' of Religious Animosity in Regulation's Enforcement

  • Scarlett v. Barr

    Publication Date: 2020-05-05
    Practice Area: Immigration Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner: Vilia B. Hayes, on the brief, Hannah Miller, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent: Benjamin C. Mizer, Andrew N. O'Malley, on the brief, Lindsay M. Murphy, United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, District of Columbia.

    Case Number: 16-940

    Jamaican Officer's Case Remanded; Entitlement to Relief Due to Gang Violence Correct

  • U.S. v. Ojeda

    Publication Date: 2020-03-05
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Eli J. Mark, Daniel B. Tehrani, Assistant United States Attorneys, for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Devin McLaughlin, Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP, Middlebury, Vermont.

    Case Number: 18-1770-cr

    New York Robbery, Even in Third Degree, Is Categorical 'Violent Felony' Under ACCA

  • U.S. v. Ng Lap Seng

    Publication Date: 2019-08-23
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Janis M. Echenberg, Douglas S. Zolkind, Sarah K. Eddy, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Daniel C. Richenthal, Assistant United States Attorney, for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Viet D. Dinh, Erin E. Murphy, C. Harker Rhodes IV, on the brief, Paul Clement, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 18-1725-cr

    FCPA Bribery Conviction Upheld; United Nations Is 'Organization' Under 18 USC §666

  • Sinkler v. Berryhill

    Publication Date: 2019-08-14
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Attorney Compensation | Civil Procedure | Government
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Howard D. Olinsky, Olinsky Law Group, on the brief, Melissa A. Palmer.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Heetano Shamsoondar, for James P. Kennedy, Jr., United States Attorney, Western District of New York.

    Case Number: 18-2044-cv

    Even When Tolled §406(b) Legal Fee Application Exceeded 14 Days Set by FRCP 54(d)(2)(B)

  • Hyman v. Brown

    Publication Date: 2019-07-08
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner‐Appellee: Rebecca E. Freedman, on the brief, Glenn A. Garber, The Exoneration Initiative, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondent‐ Appellant: John M. Castellano, Assistant District Attorney, on the brief, Ranjana C. Piplani, Assistant District Attorney, for Richard A. Brown, District Attorney, Queens County, Kew Gardens, New York.

    Case Number: 16-2723-pr

    Gateway Claim of Actual Innocence Rejected; Federal Habeas Relief Reversed

  • Mara v. Rilling

    Publication Date: 2019-04-25
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff‐Appellee: Andrew Bruce Bowman, Esq., Westport, Connecticut.
    for defendant: For Defendants‐Appellants: Thomas Gerarde, Esq., Howd & Ludorf, LLC, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 17-3326-cv

    Police Entitled to Qualified Immunity from Suit Alleging Constitutional, State Law Claims

  • U.S. v. Le

    Publication Date: 2018-09-04
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Reena Raggi
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York, for Appellee: Ilan Graff, Won S. Shin, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Andrew D. Beaty, Assistant United States Attorney
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Tina Schneider, Law Office of Tina Schneider, Portland, Maine.

    Case Number: 16-819-cr

    Federalism Challenge Fails in Bid to Vacate BWA Conviction for Attempt to Acquire Ricin