• U.S. v. Bolin

    Publication Date: 2020-10-22
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For James P. Kennedy Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of New York: Tiffany H. Lee, Assistant United States Attorney.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Jay S. Ovsiovitch, Federal Public Defender's Office, Western District of New York.

    Case Number: 19-2119

    Vague Bar Against Violence-Promoting Speech Online Violates Free-Speech Rights

  • U.S. v. Bolin

    Publication Date: 2020-10-08
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For James P. Kennedy Jr., United States Attorney for the Western District of New York: Tiffany H. Lee, Assistant United States Attorney.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Jay S. Ovsiovitch, Federal Public Defender's Office, Western District of New York.

    Case Number: 19-2119

    Prohibiting Defendant From Certain Speech Online Is Contrary to the First Amendment

  • Compania Embotelladora Del Pacifico S.A. v. Pepsi Cola Co.

    Publication Date: 2020-10-05
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Food and Beverage
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Appellant: Margaret C. MacLean, on the brief, Peter D. St. Phillip, Jr., Lowey Dannenberg, P.C., White Plains, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Counter-Claimant-Appellee: Michael S. Lazaroff, on the brief, Louis M. Solomon, Reed Smith LLP, New York, NY. For Amici Curiae Pepsi-Cola Bottlers' Association: Marcia V. Andrew, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. For Amici Curiae Independent Bottlers Association: Webster C. Cash III, on the brief, Hugh Q. Gottschalk, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP.

    Case Number: 11-5458

    Bottling Contract Terminable at Will; Pepsi Not Obliged to Prevent Third Party's Sales

  • Panjiva Inc. v. U.S. Customs & Border Prot.

    Publication Date: 2020-09-23
    Practice Area: Admiralty | Information Governance and Compliance | Public Records
    Industry: Cargo and Shipping | Federal Government | Transportation
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: David A. Bahr, Bahr Law Offices, P.C., Eugene, Oregon.
    for defendant: For Audrey Strauss, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York: Christopher Connolly, on the brief, Stephen Cha-Kim Assistant United States Attorney.

    Case Number: 19-118

    Smoot-Hawley Act §431 Required Only Vessels to Publicly Disclose Manifest Information

  • U.S. v. Mingo

    Publication Date: 2020-07-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Military Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellee: Daniel B. Tehrani, on the brief, Nathan Rehn, Assistant United States Attorneys for Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellant: Allegra Glashausser, Federal Defenders of New York, Inc., New York, NY.

    Case Number: 18-2225-cr

    Congress Limited Defense Secretary's Discretion in Designating 'Sex Crimes' Under Statute

  • Chamberlain v. City of White Plains

    Publication Date: 2020-06-05
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack and Peter Hall
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant Kenneth Chamberlain, Jr. as the Administrator of the Estate of Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr: Randolph M. McLaughlin and Danielle B. Sullivan, on the brief, Debra S. Cohen, Newman Ferrara, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees City of White Plains, P.O. Maurice Love, P.O. Steven Demchuk, P.O. Marek Markowski, Sgt. Stephen Fottrell, Sgt. Keith Martin, and Lt. James Spencer: John M. Flannery and Peter A. Meisels, on the brief, Lalit K. Loomba, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, White Plains, NY. For Defendant-Appellee Anthony Carelli: Lisa M. Fantino, on the brief, Andrew Quinn, The Quinn Law Firm, White Plains, NY.

    Case Number: 16-3935

    Officers Not Entitled to Qualified Immunity in Death After Apartment's Warrantless Entry

  • Washington Nat'l Ins. Co. v. OBEX Grp. LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-05-11
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Dispute Resolution
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner-Appellee: Joseph L. Buckley and Matthew L. Lippert, on the brief, Richard H. Epstein, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Respondents-Appellants: Helen B. Kim, Thompson Coburn LLP, Los Angeles, CA.

    Case Number: 19-225-CV

    Court Held Jurisdiction Based on Citizenship Diversity of Parties to FAA §7 Petition

  • Kilgour v. U.S. Sec. & Exch. Comm'n

    Publication Date: 2019-11-15
    Practice Area: Securities Litigation | Whistleblower Laws
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Pro se Petitioner: Colin Kilgour, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    for defendant: Pro se Petitioner: Daniel Williams, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For John Doe, Petitioner: David E. Kovel, Kirby McInerney LLP, New York, NY. For Respondent: Robert B. Stebbins, Stephen Yoder, Michael A. Conley, on the brief, William K Shirey, for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.

    Case Number: 18-1124

    Whistleblower Awards' Denial Upheld; Submissions Did Not Aid Enforcement Action's Success

  • Cugini v. City of New York

    Publication Date: 2019-11-06
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Jason Leventhal, Leventhal Law Group, P.C., Brooklyn, NY, on the brief, Scott A. Korenbaum, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants- Appellees: Zachary W. Carter, Richard Dearing, Scott Shorr, on the brief, Diana Lawless, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 18-1378

    Arresting Officer's Actions That Did Not Violate Constitution Were Protected by Immunity

  • Mudge v. Zugalla

    Publication Date: 2019-09-25
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Education
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Robert Sack
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee: Phillip G. Steck, on the brief, Brian D. Deinhart, Cooper Erving & Savage LLP, Albany, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellants: Barbara D. Underwood, Andrea Oser, on the brief, Jennifer L. Clark, New York State Office of the Attorney General, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 18-1298-cv

    Court Erred in Denying Rights Action's Dismissal on Qualified Immunity Grounds