• Weinstein v. Ryder

    Publication Date: 2021-03-29
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Constitutional Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Sandra Feuerstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-CV-6236

    Dismissal of Second Amendment Violation Claim Based on Pistol License Revocation Explained

  • Reynolds v. Quiros

    Publication Date: 2021-03-22
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Constitutional Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge José Cabranes
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee: Sarah Hong Lin, Caleb King, and Mary Marshall, Law Students appearing under Local Rule 46.1(e), on the brief, Brett Dignam, Morningside Heights Legal Services Inc., New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellants: Clare Kindall, Solicitor General, and Madeline A. Melchionne, Assistant Attorney General, on the brief, Steven R. Strom, Assistant Attorney General, for William Tong, Attorney General of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.

    Case Number: 19-2858-pr

    Statute Under Which Inmate Is Held in Solitary Is an Unconstitutional Bill of Attainder

  • In re: 650 Fifth Ave. Co. & Related Properties

    Publication Date: 2021-03-16
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Constitutional Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant: Michael D. Lockard, Martin S. Bell, Samuel L. Raymond, Thomas McKay, Assistant United States Attorneys, on the brief, Daniel M. Tracer, Assistant United States Attorney, for Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Claimants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees: Melissa Ginsberg, Diana M. Conner, on the brief, Daniel S. Ruzumna, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, New York, and Winston Paes, on the brief, John Gleeson, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, New York. For the Acosta, Beer, Greenbaum, Kirschenbaum, Havlish, Heiser, Peterson, Miller, and Rubin Claimants-Appellees: James L. Bernard, Curtis C. Mechling, Pamela S. Takefman, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, New York; Timothy B. Fleming, Wiggins Childs Pantazis Fisher Goldfarb PLLC, Washington, D.C.; Dale K. Cathell, Richard M. Kremen, DLA Piper LLP (US), Baltimore, Maryland; Liviu Vogel, Salon Marrow Dyckman Newman & Broudy, LLC, New York, New York; Peter R. Kolker, Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP, Washington, D.C., on the brief, Patrick N. Petrocelli, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, New York. For Hegna Claimants-Appellees: Ralph P. Dupont, Dupont Law Firm, Stamford, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 20-1212

    Seizure of Manhattan Building, Rental Income Violated Claimants' Due Process Rights

  • Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Ltd. v. Boughton

    Publication Date: 2021-02-16
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Chief Judge Timothy Stanceu
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Stanley A. Twardy, Jr., Day Pitney LLP, Stamford, CT and Matthew J. Letten, Day Pitney LLP, Hartford, CT, on the brief, Erick M. Sandler, Day Pitney LLP, Hartford, CT.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Joseph J. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General, on the brief, Heather J. Wilson, Assistant Attorney General, Hartford, CT.

    Case Number: 20-1044-cv

    State Law Combatting Cigarette Smuggling Does Not Violate Supremacy, Commerce Clauses

  • Maldonaldo v. Westchester Cnty.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-08
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Constitutional Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Philip Halpern
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-CV-11410

    Kosher Meals Served Jail Detainee Did Not Pose Risk to Health, Burden Religion's Practice

  • 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

  • Edwards v. Quiros

    Publication Date: 2021-02-03
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Constitutional Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge John Walker
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff-Appellant: Stephen Bergstein, Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP, New Paltz, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Steven M. Barry, Assistant Attorney General, Connecticut Office of the Attorney General, Hartford, CT.

    Case Number: 19-3251-cv

    Warden Is Liable for Violating Inmate's Rights by Requiring Restraints in Exercise Yard

  • A.H v. French

    Publication Date: 2021-01-22
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Constitutional Law | Education Law
    Industry: Education | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge John Walker
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Ryan J. Tucker, Alliance Defending Freedom, Scottsdale, AZ; David A. Cortman, Alliance Defending Freedom, Lawrenceville, GA; Kristen K. Waggoner, John J. Bursch, Alliance Defending Freedom, Washington, DC; Thomas E. McCormick, McCormick, Fitzpatrick, Kasper & Burchard, P.C., Burlington, VT, on the Brief, Jacob P. Warner, Alliance Defending Freedom, Scottsdale, AZ.
    for defendant: For Defendant-Appellee: Benjamin D. Battles, Solicitor General; Rachel E. Smith, Assistant Attorney General, on the brief, John T. Alexander, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Montpelier, VT.

    Case Number: 20-1772

    Religious Bias Shown in Denial of Application to Take Part in Dual Enrollment Program