Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Marom v. City of New York, 15-cv-2017

Court Declines NYC's Bid to Withhold Occupy Reports

15-cv-2017 (PKC)
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Yetim, 14-CV-847

RCRA's Violation Admitted But Evidence Hearing Needed to Decide Penalty Amount

14-CV-847
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Lumiere, 16 Cr. 483

Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Guilty of Wire, Securities Fraud Denied New Trial Under Rule 33

16 Cr. 483
District Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Olsen v. Doldo, 16-CV-5366

Injunctive Relief Motion Found Insufficiently Related to Underlying §2254 Habeas Petition

16-CV-5366
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Samodovitz v. Cocchiola, 3:16-CV-1228

Judicial Immunity Doctrine Leads to Pro Se §1983 Complaint's Dismissal

3:16-CV-1228
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Prasai v. International Nepali Literary Society, 16-CV-6243

Complaint Does Not Establish Federal Question Or Diversity Jurisdiction; Amendment Permitted

16-CV-6243
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Torrenegra v. Grameen America, Inc., 15-cv-3153

Partial Dismissal of Overtime Pay Claims Against Queens Micro-Lender Explained

15-cv-3153
Magistrate Judge Ramon Reyes

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jean Pierre v. N.Y. City Taxi and Limousine Commission, 17-CV-973

Taxi License Revocation Suit Dismissed; OATH Hearing, Article 78 Case Provide Adequate Process

17-CV-973
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Belesis v. Waksal, 15 Civ. 5048

Suit's Amendment to Assert Securities Fraud Arising From Two Contracts Denied as Futile

15 Civ. 5048
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Nguyen, 13-CR-6044

Provider of Guns Used in Firefighters' 2012 Killings Denied §2255 Relief Vacating Sentence

13-CR-6044
District Judge David Larimer

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Sanderson v. First Liberty Ins. Corp., 8:16-CV-644

Insurer's Bid to Dismiss Suit as Untimely Under Policy's Two-Year Limitations Period Denied

8:16-CV-644
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States v. Martin Shkreli, 15-CR-637

Shkreli, Ex-Counsel to Get Separate Trials, US Judge Decides

15-CR-637 (KAM)
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dawkins v. Kirkpatrick, 09-cv-5756

Habeas Relief Denied; Witness Not Favorably Treated for Testimony Identifying Murderer

09-cv-5756
District Judge Loretta Preska

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Caires v. Federal Deposit Ins. Corp., 16-cv-02651

Suit for Declaration About 'Construction Loan' Dismissed; FIRREA Remedies Not Exhausted

16-cv-02651
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Zarda v. Altitude Express, 15-3775

'Simonton' Ruling Entitles Employer to Judgment On Title VII Claim of Sexual Orientation Bias

15-3775
Before: Jacobs, Sack, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Clark v. USA, 11-CR-339

'Beckles' Decision Leads Court to Vacate Interlocutory Order Granting §2255 Relief

11-CR-339
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

U.S. ex rel. v. Astrazeneca Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., 14-1718

FCA's First-to-File Rule Bars 'Off-Label' Claim But Fraud Claim is Alleged in Qui Tam Action

14-1718
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Joseph Jenkins, 14-4295-cr

Circuit Vacates Sentence in Child Pornography Case

14-4295-cr
Before: Kearse, Jacobs, and Parker, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Schine v. N.Y. State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, 15-cv-5870

Agency's Alleged Failure to Remediate Living Situation Implicated ADA's Integration Mandate

15-cv-5870
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tchatat v. O'Hara, 14 Civ. 2385

Spoliation Sanctions for Officers' Failure To Preserve Arrest-Related Evidence Denied

14 Civ. 2385
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Separzadeh v. Iconix Brand Group, Inc., 15 Civ. 8643

Discovery Sanctions Are Denied, But Tardy Production of Sales Records Can Be Explored

15 Civ. 8643
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Western District

Parker v. Blackerby, 6:16-CV-06475

Only Defamation, Privacy Right Violation Claims Dismissed in In Forma Pauperis §1983 Action

6:16-CV-06475
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Western District

Gatson v. Donahoe, 15-CV-6220

Denial of Employment Discrimination Suit's Dismissal for Improper Service Is Explained

15-CV-6220
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

T-Mobile Northeast LLC v. Water Auth. of Western Nassau County, 16-CV-6419

Wireless Service Provider Denied Preliminary Injunction; Irreparable Harm Not Shown

16-CV-6419
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Levy v. USA, 11 Cr. 62

'Pump and Dump' Perpetrator Denied §2255 Relief; Ineffective Counsel Claim Not Supported

11 Cr. 62
District Judge Paul A. Crotty

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Garvey v. Childtime Learning Center, 5:16-CV-1073

Title VII, ADEA Claims Dismissed; Gay Plaintiff Did Not Raise Plausible Gender Stereotype Claim

5:16-CV-1073
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Nationstar Mortgage LLC v. Mohr, 3:16-CV-0977

Citizenship, Affidavit Defects Noted in Denial Of Default Judgment to Foreclose on Mortgage

3:16-CV-0977
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Donohue v. Madison, 1:13-CV-918

Court Keeps Alive Union's Layoff Suit Against State

1:13-CV-918 (FJS/CFH)
Senior District Judge Frederick Scullin

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sea Trade Maritime Corp. v. Coutsodontis, 09 Civ. 488

Time Constraints Imposed for Shares' Forfeiture Reasonable, in Court's Equitable Relief Authority

09 Civ. 488
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Emerald Town Car of Pearl River, LLC v. Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co., 16 Civ. 1099

Claims Against Broker Dismissed but Breach, Negligence Claims Stated as Against Insurer

16 Civ. 1099
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Midwest Railcar Corp. v. Everest Railcar Services, Inc., 16 Civ. 604

Breach Claim Stated Over Alleged Repudiation Of Option to Renew Lease on, or Buy Railcars

16 Civ. 604
District Judge Alvin Hellerstein

U.S. District Court, Western District

Bounkhoun v. Barnes, 15-CV-631

Dismissal of Blinded Woman's Claim Under N.Y. Judiciary Law §487 Explained

15-CV-631
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Reaves v. Supreme Court, 17 Civ. 1693

§1983 Claim Not Stated in Inmate's Suit Over Denial of Counsel for CPL §440.10 Challenge

17 Civ. 1693
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Finch v. Moore, 8:16-cv-00005

Former Inmate's Rights Action Against State Troopers Dismissed for Failure to Prosecute

8:16-cv-00005
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gustavia Home, LLC v. Perez, 16-CV-1011

Assignee Granted Summary Judgment on Unopposed Motion to Foreclose on Mortgage

16-CV-1011
District Judge I.Leo Glasser

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Brown Media v. K&L Gates, 15-4185-cv

Second Circuit Revives Fraud Suit Against K&L Gates, Ex-Partners

15-4185-cv
Before: Hall, Livingston, C.JJ., And Garaufis, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Boonmalert v. City of N.Y., 16 Civ. 4171

Age Bias, Retaliation Suit Dismissed; No Adverse Job Action Over Failure to Settle Grievance

16 Civ. 4171
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Export-Import Bank of the Republic of China v. Central Bank of Liberia, 1:15-cv-09565

Liberian Bank Waived Sovereign Immunity When Executing Loan Pacts With Taiwan Bank

1:15-cv-09565
District Judge Andrew L. Carter

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Manhattan Review LLC v. Yun, 16 Civ. 0102

Lawsuit Should Be Dismissed as Estopped By July 2015 State Supreme Court Ruling

16 Civ. 0102
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Yalincak, 11-5446(L)

2007 Order Granting Restitution Credits Was Final Order Court Lacked Authority to Vacate

11-5446(L)
Before: Calabresi, Raggi, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Doe v. Kogut, 15-CV-07726

2016 Settlement Compact Enforced as Binding; Bulk of 'Winston' Factors Favored Settlement

15-CV-07726
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Robinson, 16-cr-545

Subpoenas Seeking Police Reports on Robberies Quashed as Bid to Circumvent Rule 16(a)(2)

16-cr-545
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barbarino v. USA, 15-cv-8387

Sentence Denied §2255 Relief; Strategic Decisions Did Not Render Counsel's Assistance Ineffective

15-cv-8387
District Judge Thomas Griesa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Moza v. N.Y. City Health and Hospitals Corp., 15-CV-0051

Nondiscriminatory Reason Behind Firing Not Shown To Be a Pretext for Animus

15-CV-0051
District Judge I. Leo Glasser

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Hansen, 13-CV-1403

Defunct Firm's Owner Liable for $1.87 Million In Disgorgement, Interest in SEC Fraud Action

13-CV-1403
District Judge Vernon Broderick

U.S. District Court, Southern District

TY Rayner v. E*Trade Financial Corp., 16-cv-7129

SLUSA Prevents Claims E*Trade Violated Fiduciary Duty in Routing Trade Orders for Execution

16-cv-7129
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Western District

Amos v. Biogen Idec Inc., 13-CV-6375

Drug's Label Adequately Warned of Incurable, Fatal Brain Infection Associated With Its Use

13-CV-6375
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Edelmann v. Keuka College, 16-CV-6293

FLSA, NYLL Wage Claims Stated; Allegations Infer Work Exceeding 40 Hours Per Week

16-CV-6293
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mei Xing Yu v. Hasaki, 16-CV-6094

NY Judge Blocks 'End Run' Around Settlement Scrutiny in Labor Suits

16-CV-6094 (JMF)
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re: Liu J. Kim, 11-15842

Chapter 7 Case Reopened But Surplus Funds' Distribution Not Determined

11-15842
Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Leibovitz v. The City of N.Y., 14 Civ. 3297

Court Orders' Disobedience Warrants Claims' Dismissal as Sanction Under FRCP 37(b)(2)(A)

14 Civ. 3297
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Khankhanian v. Khanian, 16 Civ. 8396

Action for Fiduciary Duty Breach, Conversion Not Dismissed But Is Transferred to California

16 Civ. 8396
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Nath v. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc., 15-CV-3694

Bankruptcy Court's Orders Affirmed; Chapter 7 Petition Filed to Attack Foreclosure Judgment

15-CV-3694
District Judge Keneth Karas

U.S. District Court, Southern District

GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, Inc. v. Orion Healthcorp, Inc., 1:16-cv-2206

Fraud Counterclaim Dismissed but Breach Counterclaim Survives in Outsourcing Case

1:16-cv-2206
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Hansen, 13-CV-1403

Criminal Convictions, Administrative Proceeding Estop Denial of SEC's Claims in Fraud Action

13-CV-1403
District Judge Vernon Broderick

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Lee, 16-CR-20-A

Indictment Counts Properly Joined, Little Risk Of Prejudice by Joint Trial; Severance Denied

16-CR-20-A
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Stanford v. Griffin, 9:16-CV-1160

Court Explains Stay of 'Mixed' Habeas Petition While Claims Are Exhausted in State Court

9:16-CV-1160
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Palmiotti v. Jaf Carrier L.L.C., 15-CV-2365

Added Defendant's Citizenship for Diversity Purposes Is N.Y., Delaware; Action Remanded

15-CV-2365
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Thiam, 17cr047

Indictment Not Dismissed; Motions to Suspend Statute of Limitations Satisfied 18 USC §3292

17cr047
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Western District

Baker v. Goldberg Segalla LLP, 16-CV-613

FMLA Interference, Retaliation Claims Dismissed; 45 Week Absence Exceeded FMLA Leave

16-CV-613
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gunderson Amazing Fireworks, LLC v. Merrick Bank, 12-CV-3869

Joinder Motion's Denial Explained; Three-Year Delay in Seeking Joinder Inadequately Explained

12-CV-3869
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re Onewoo Corporation, and V.J.One Corporation, Plaintiffs v. Hampshire Brands, Inc., Hampshire Group, Limited, Paul Buxbaum and William Drozdowski, Defendants, 17-01008

Court Explains Why Fraud, Breach Action Cannot Be Remanded to District Court or Transferred to Delaware Bankruptcy Court

17-01008
Bankruptcy Judge Michael Wiles

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dafeng Hengwei Textile Co., Ltd. v. Aceco Industrial & Commercial Corp., 13-CV-5829

Plaintiff May Pierce Corporate Veil Where Individuals Totally Dominated Corporation

13-CV-5829
Magistrate Judge Peggy Kuo

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cohen v. G&M Realty L.P., 13-CV-05612

Plaintiff Artists' Conversion and Property Damage Claims Are Fully Preempted

13-CV-05612
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cartright v. Lodge, 15-CV-9939

Economic, Emotional, and Punitive Damages Awarded in Tortious Conduct Case

15-CV-9939
District Judge Kimba M. Wood

U.S. District Court, Western District

Acquisto v. The Manitowoc Co., Inc., 11-CV-803

Plaintiff Fails to Show That Anyone Else Has Been Injured Due to Ice Dispenser's Clogging

11-CV-803
District Judge Lawrence Vilardo

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Allstate Indemnity Co. v. Collura, 15-CV-5047

Court Grants Default Judgment Against Home Loan Defendants in Interpleader Action

15-CV-5047
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United Sates v. Allstate Insurance, 16-705

Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Suit by Lawyer Who Acted in Bad Faith

16-705
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Pooler and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hoti Enterprises, L.P. v. Rattet, 16 CV 2538

Debtor's Claims Fell Within Confirmed Plan's Non-Avoidance Causes Assigned to GECMC

16 CV 2538
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Grant v. The American Society, 16 Civ. 2765

Claim Not Stated in Rights Suit Over Pets' Seizure Under Warrant by ASPCA, NYPD

16 Civ. 2765
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mendelka v. Penson Financial Services, Inc., 16-cv-7393

FINRA Award Confirmed; Explanation Request Not Sought Until After the Close of Evidence

16-cv-7393
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Saveria JFK, Inc. v. Wien, 15-CV-6195

Defendant Did Not Show Complaint Did Not Assert Claim Individually; Suit Remanded

15-CV-6195
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Global Packaging Services, LLC v. Global Printing and Packaging, 15-CV-7747

Dismissal of Tortious Interference Claims Explained; Wrongful Means Not Alleged

15-CV-7747
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cohen v. Schroeder, 15 Civ. 6881

Abuse of Corporate Form Did Not Cause 'Injustice' Meriting Veil Piercing in Action

15 Civ. 6881
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. N.Y. City Dept. of Education, 16 Civ. 4291

Complaint Cannot Be Amended to Show Notice of Claim Requirement Satisfied

16 Civ. 4291
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Chelsea Grand, LLC v. Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc., 09 Civ. 924

When Entering 2003 Pact Hotel Took Agent As Found, With Prior Relationship to Union

09 Civ. 924
District Judge Paul Crotty

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Williams v. Coca Cola Co., 8:15-CV-1534

State Inmate's Claims Over Aspartame In Diet Coke Only Partly Dismissed

8:15-CV-1534
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ulloa v. Takata Corp., 16 Civ. 6225

More Definite Statement Required on Surviving Claims in Lawsuit Asserting Defective Airbag

16 Civ. 6225
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Western District

Batt v. Buccilli, 12-CV-1198

Officer's Welfare-Check on Elderly Man Is Shielded by Immunity, Court Says

12-CV-1198-FPG
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cohen v. Schroeder, 15 Civ. 6881

Lawyer Wins Skirmish in War Over Pinterest Concept

15 Civ. 6881
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wilkov v. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., 15 CV 7937

Breach, Fraud Claims' Dismissed as Untimely; Guilty Plea Bars Prosecutorial Misconduct Claim

15 CV 7937
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rubenstein v. vTv Therapeutics, Inc., 15-CV-9752

Transfer Subject to 2014 Agreement Not 'Sale' For Purposes of Suit for Short-Swing Profits

15-CV-9752
District Judge Vernon Broderick

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Tru-Art Sign Co., Inc. v. Local 137 Sheet Metal Workers International Assoc., 15-3415-cv

Motion for Prejudgment Interest, Grounded On Aug. 27, 2013, Judgment Is Untimely

15-3415-cv
Before: Walker and Cabranes, C.JJ., and Berman, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sanders v. Officer Coughlin, 11-CV-441

'Terry' Stop Based on Suspicion of Criminal Conduct, Armed Perpetrator Was Reasonable

11-CV-441
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Simon v. City of N.Y., 09-CV-1302

Prosecutor, Investigating Officers Lacked 'Fair Warning' Conduct Was Unconstitutional

09-CV-1302
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Elkind v. Revlon, 14-CV-2484

14-CV-2484(JS)(AKT)
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Southern District

NYPL v. JPMorgan Chase & Co., 15 Civ. 9300

Antitrust Standing Lacking; Any Injury Suffered Was in Market Separate From That Manipulated

15 Civ. 9300
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jackson v. USA, 16-cv-0432

Escape Conviction 'Violent Felony' Only Under ACCA's Vague Residual Clause; Sentence Vacated

16-cv-0432
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bakken Resources, Inc. v. Edington, 15-cv-08686

Effort to Disqualify Lawyer Under 'Successive Representation', 'Witness-Advocate' Rules Denied

15-cv-08686
District Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr.

U.S. District Court, Western District

UP State Tower Co., LLC v. The Town of Kiantone, 1:16-cv-00069

Reconsideration, Judgment Denied in Action Over Town's Denial of Cell Tower Application

1:16-cv-00069
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Ditech Financial LLC v. Frantz, 5:16-cv-00146

Defective Notice of Pendency Leads to Denial Of Default Judgment in Foreclosure Action

5:16-cv-00146
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Carlin v. Davidson Fink, 15-3105-cv

Second Circuit Clarifies Trigger for Revealing Debt Amounts

15-3105-cv
Before: Pooler, Parker, and Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans v. Bibow, 16cv5137

Arbitral Award Confirmed; Award Consistent With Expungement of Form's Reason for Firing

16cv5137
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The State of N.Y. v. Spherion Corp., 15 Civ. 6605

Qui Tam Claims Dismissed, Pact's Settlement Not Alternate Remedy; Relator's Award Denied

15 Civ. 6605
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Troper, 09-cr-0057

Outstanding Restitution Must Be Paid in Full; Economic Condition Affecting Payment Changed

09-cr-0057
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Toombs v. N.Y. City Housing Authority, 16-CV-3352

Civil Rights Suit Against NYCHA Partly Dismissed; ADA Associational Bias Claim Not Plausible

16-CV-3352
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cal Dive Offshore Contractors, Inc. v. M/V Sampson, 15-CV-2788

In Personam Claims Fail in Charter Breach Suit; 2013 Pact Governed Relationship as to Crew

15-CV-2788
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

New York State v. Spherion, 15 Civ. 6605

Fired Engineer Denied Whistleblowing Fee in CityTime Scandal

15 Civ. 6605 (JFK)
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Western District

Eisen v. Venulum, 1:16-CV-00461

Compelling Arbitration Abroad in Securities Case Is Ruled 'Unconscionable'

1:16-CV-00461 EAW
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Motorola Solutions, Inc. v. Xerox Business Solutions, LLC, 14 CV 00206

Bulk of Claims in Breach Action Survive Dismissal; Affirmative Defenses Unavailable

14 CV 00206
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sullivan v. Ruvoldt, 16 Civ. 583

Diversity Jurisdiction Lacking in Former Law Partner's Suit Over Commingled, Stolen Funds

16 Civ. 583
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Horizon Comics Productions, Inc. v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, 16-CV-2499

Infringement Claim Survives; Comic Art, Film Poster Have Similar Total Concept, Feel

16-CV-2499
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Super Express USA Publishing Corp. v. Spring Publishing Corp., 13-cv-2814

New York Publisher's Claim Copying of Polish News Articles Not Misappropriation Is Rejected

13-cv-2814
District Judge Dora Irizarry.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Trisvan v. Heyman, 16-CV-84

Court Explains Dismissal of Claims Arising From Ailments Attributed to Medications' Use

16-CV-84
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Wey, 15-cv-7116 (PKC)

Ex-Big Law Partner Still Angry After SEC Fraud Claims Tossed

15-cv-7116 (PKC)
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

City Club of New York v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, 16 Civ. 3934

Moguls' Plan to Build Park on Hudson Pier Dealt Setback in Court

16 Civ. 3934 (LGS)
District Judge Lorna G. Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. Swizz Style, Inc., 15 Civ. 9432

Air Purifier's Swiss Designer Had Sufficient Contacts With N.Y. for Long-Arm Jurisdiction

15 Civ. 9432
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kelly v. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., 15cv6309

Shift Accommodations to Hotel's Service Agent 'Plainly Reasonable'; ADA Suit Dismissed

15cv6309
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Minda v. USA, 15-3964

Taxpayer Is Entitled to $1,000 for 'Each Act' Of Disclosure, Not for Each Item Disclosed

15-3964
Before: Livingston, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Buczek v. Keybank National, 15-CV-651

TILA Claims Barred by Statute of Repose; 'Younger' Doctrine Bars Foreclosure Relief

15-CV-651
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thomas v. Shiloh Industries, Inc., 15-cv-7449

Securities Fraud Suit Dismissed for Failure To State Facts Giving Rise to Scienter

15-cv-7449
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

New York State v. United Parcel Service, 15-cv-1136

UPS Liable for Penalties Over Untaxed Cigarettes

15-cv-1136 (KBF)
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Anonymous v. Omnicom Group, 16-748

Discrimination Claim Based on Gender Stereotypes Is Revived

16-748
Before: Robert A. Katzmann, Ch.J., Debra Ann Livingston, C.J., and Margo K. Brodie, D.J.*

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Antonio Paul Marin-Marin, Petitioner v. Jefferson B. Sessions III, United States Attorney General, Respondent, 15-2074

Because Removal Is Not Punitive, Neither Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause Nor Eighth Amendment's Prohibition Against Cruel, Unusual Punishment Require Consideration and Balancing of the Proportionality of Removal Against the Grounds for Removability

15-2074
Before: Hall, Livingston, C.JJ., Garaufis,* D.J.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Doe v. Quest Diagnositcs, Inc., 15 Civ. 8992

Claims Based on Fax Sent to Wrong Number Dismissed for Lack of Article III Standing

15 Civ. 8992
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Esrey v. USA, 16-CV-3019

Exception to FTCA's Immunity Waiver Bars Complaint Asserting Concealment of Facts

16-CV-3019
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Vertuccio, 15-cr-174

Severance Motions' Denial Explained; Only Acquittal Meets Condition for Defense Testimony

15-cr-174
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dani's Windows & Glass, Inc. v. The Fidelity, 14-CV-368

Glazier Wins Judgment as to Liability, Damages Over Insurer's Nonpayment on Library Project

14-CV-368
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. District Court, Western District

Jesse Reidy, Petitioner v. United States of America, Respondent, 14-CV-1013S

60-Month Sentence Vacated for Re-Sentencing De Novo; Based on Competing Affidavits and Counsel's Lack of Specific Detail She Informed Petitioner of Appeal Deadline, Court Could Not Find by 'Clear and Convincing Evidence' That Petitioner Knew of His Right to Appeal

14-CV-1013S
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Wave Studio, LLC v. General Hotel Management Ltd., 13-CV-9239

Copyright Infringement Action Dismissed; Singapore Is Adequate Alternative Forum

13-CV-9239
District Judge Cathy Seibel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Royal Park Investments SA/NA v. HSBC Bank USA NA., 14-CV-08175

Sample of Loans May Not Be Re-Underwritten To Establish Breach, Demonstrate Liability

14-CV-08175
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Bodouva, 16-3937

District Court Lacked Discretion to Reduce Forfeiture Order by Amount of Restitution

16-3937
Before: Katzmann, Ch.J., Pooler and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Schaffer, 15-2516-cr,

FRE 413 Mitigates Prejudice From Admission Of Propensity Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

15-2516-cr
Before: Walker, Cabranes, C.JJ, and Berman, J.*

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Barnwell, 15 Cr. 620

Court Rules on Parties' In Limine Motions In Prosecution Over False Tax Returns

15 Cr. 620
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Alam v. American Airlines Group, Inc., 16-CV-00251

Race Bias Claims Against Airline Precluded By Montreal Convention, Foreclosed by 'King'

16-CV-00251
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai v. Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., 15 Civ. 9414

Medical School Cannot Seek Royalties for Drug's Sale, Can Only Seek Damages at 2010 Breach

15 Civ. 9414
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tomaselli v. Zimmer, Inc., 14-CV-4474

Surgeon's Knowledge of Risk Device's Cable Might Break 'Intervening Event' in Causation

14-CV-4474
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Western District

Genworth Life Ins. Co v. Dwaileebe, 6:12-cv-06330

Incapacitated Man's 2012 Disclaimer Reducing Death Benefits Revoked, Deemed Null and Void

6:12-cv-06330
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Robbins v. New York Corn & Soybean Growers Assoc., Inc., 7:15-cv-973

Nonprofit Soybean Growers Group Not 'Agency' Under APA, Is Not Subject to FOIA Disclosures

7:15-cv-973
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Meyer v. McDonald, 15-CV-1496

Judge Rules Favoring Board-Certified Doctors Is Not Discriminatory

15-CV-1496
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Charisma World Wide Corp., S.A. v. Avon Products Inc., 16 Civ. 2739

'Substantial Effect on U.S. Commerce' Pleaded By Claim U.S. Firms Lost Contracts by Infringement

16 Civ. 2739
District Judge Paul Gardephe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Al Maya Trading Establishment v. Global Export Marketing Co., Ltd., 16-CV-2140

Modified Arbitral Award Confirmed; Panel's Ruling Did Not Deprive Party of Critical Evidence

16-CV-2140
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Daugerdas, 09 Cr. 581

Government's Interest in Forfeited Funds Vested In 1994, Before Wife's Interest in Accounts Did

09 Cr. 581
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Forde v. Hornblower New York, LLC, 16-cv-4028

'Booze Cruise' Dram Shop Case Remanded; Court Finds It Lacks Admiralty Jurisdiction

16-cv-4028
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Stevens v. Rite Aid, 15-277

Firing of Needle-Averse Pharmacist Not Wrongful, Circuit Rules

15-277(L),
Before: Newman, Lynch, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. Paul Daugerdas, 09 Cr. 581

Judge Rejects Wife's Request for $32M Recovery of Husband's Forfeiture

09 Cr. 581 (WHP)
District Judge William Pauley III

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fox v. The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, 15-CV-3905

Funeral Director Exam Overseer Not State Actor Under Public Function or Joint Action Tests

15-CV-3905
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gil v. Sessions, 15-3134-ag

Alien Is Not Legitimated Child Under INA §101(c)(1) for Derivative Citizenship

15-3134-ag
Before: Walker, Hall, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Public Free Will Corp. v. Verizon Communications Inc., 15-CV-6354

Nonprofit's Service Marks Not Shown Used Commercially For Services It Intended to Offer

15-CV-6354
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Packer v. Raging Capital Management, LLC, CV 15-5933

Short-Swing Profits Action Denied Dismissal Under Registered Investment Adviser Exemption

CV 15-5933
Magistrate Judge Gary Brown

U.S. District Court, Southern District

MFW Associates, LLC v. Plausteiner, 15 Civ. 2513

Fraudulent Inducement Counterclaim's Dismissal in Action Over Debt Explained

15 Civ. 2513
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hansen v. Wwebnet, Inc., 1:14-cv-2263

Prosecution for Tax Evasion 'Real Danger' Warranting Fifth Amendment's Invocation

1:14-cv-2263
District Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Davidson v. AMR Corp, 16-CV-1970

Pilot's Proof of Claim Against Airline's Parent Properly Expunged as Bid to Avoid FL Judgment

16-CV-1970
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Perez v. Terrestar Corporation, 16 Civ. 1421

Denial of Reconsideration of Order Dismissing SAC Denied Appeal; Fraud Inadequately Alleged

16 Civ. 1421
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Uwakwe v. Bridging Access to Care, Inc., 15-CV-06703

Title VII Retaliation Claim Survives Dismissal; Other Claims Untimely, Insufficiently Pleaded

15-CV-06703
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Joseph Umbach, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Carrington Investment Partners (US), LP, Carrington Capital Management, LLC, and Bruce Rose, Defendants-Appellants, 15-1285-cv

No Error in Courts Ruling on Liability for Limited Partnership Agreement's Breach, But Fact Issues Must Be Tried as to Calculation of $1.33 Million in Damages

15-1285-cv
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

NMD Interactive, Inc. v. Chertok, 11-cv-6011

Reconsideration of Order Denying Claim Counsel Defrauded the Court Is Denied

11-cv-6011
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wexler v. Allegion (UK) Ltd., 16 Civ. 2252

Defamation Claim Survives in Suit Arising From Acquisition; Age Bias Claims May Be Repleaded

16 Civ. 2252
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thomas v. West, 14 CV 4459

Wheelchair User's ADA Claims Over Access To Store's Landing, Mezzanine Levels Survive

14 CV 4459
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Guida, 10-cv-4644

Reduced Fees, Costs Awarded Relator for FCA Qui Tam Action, Fee Application Are Explained

10-cv-4644
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kraatz v. USAA Insurance, 16-CV-00103

Judge: Homeowner Can Sue Insurer USAA on Fraud Claim

16-CV-00103-FPG
Chief Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Osekavage v. Mergenthaler, 15-CV-2034

Appellant Granted 30 Days to File Brief In Effort to Reopen Bankruptcy Appeal

15-CV-2034
Distirct Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Avail Holding LLC v. Ramos, 15-CV-7068

Despite State's Foreclosure Action Protections Abstention From Diversity Jurisdiction Not Required

15-CV-7068
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Fox v. Costco Wholesale Corp., 2:15-cv-0439

Prima Facie Case of Disability Discrimination, Retaliation Not Made; ADA Action Dismissed

2:15-cv-0439
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Tarbell, 16-CR-072

Motion in Limine on CCTA's Scienter Element Granted in Prosecution Over Untaxed Cigarettes

16-CR-072
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Kelly v. Kingston City School Dist., Inc., 1:16-CV-00764

ADA, ADEA Suit Dismissed; No Showing Job Was Denied Due to Disability, Age

1:16-CV-00764
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Wright v. Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, 9:13-CV-0564

State Ordered to Provide Disabled Inmate with Motorized Wheelchair

9:13-CV-0564 (MAD/ATB)
District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Loreley Financing (Jersey) No. 3 Ltd. v. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 12-cv-3723

Dismissal, Summary Judgment Denied in Third-Party Suit Arising From CDOs' Default

12-cv-3723
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Shimanova v. Theracare of N.Y., Inc., 15 Civ. 6250

Discrimination Under Title VII, NYSHRL Not Shown; Plaintiff Not Entitled to FMLA Leave

15 Civ. 6250
District Judge Lorna Schfield

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Geismann v. ZocDoc, Incorporated, 14-3708

'Campbell-Ewald' Leads to Vacatur of Ruling Rule 68 Offer's Rejection Mooted TCPA Claim

14-3708
Before: Sack, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Locurto v. USA, 10-CV-4589

'Internal Documents' on Plea Offer Need Not Be Disclosed; Work-Product Privilege Not Waived

10-CV-4589
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Western District

Freeman v. Rochester Psychiatric Center, 12-CV-6045

Supplemental Interrogatory Responses Needed; Deadline to Amend Complaint Not Extended

12-CV-6045
Magistrate Judge Marian Payson

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Anthony Nastasi, Nastasi & Assoc., Inc. v. Lari, 15-CV-06066

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Defendant's Florida-Resident Parents; Amendment Futile

15-CV-06066
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Chang v. Pfizer, Inc., 15-CV-8994

Breach Suit Dismissed Under ERISA to Extent Benefits, Damages Sought Under LTD Plan

15-CV-8994
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Johnson, 15-3498-cr

Convictions, Life Sentence Vacated; Guilty Plea Was Not Knowingly, Voluntarily Entered Into

15-3498-cr
Before: Jacobs, Cabranes, and Parker, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Martin v. Hellmich, 6:15-CV-0154

Copyright Suit Deemed Res Judicata by California Federal Action Confirming Arbitral Awards

6:15-CV-0154
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Northern District

U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. v. Monroe, 1:15-CV-1480

Bank's Citizenship Alone Not Shown Sufficient For Jurisdiction When Suing on Trust's Behalf

1:15-CV-1480
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Thomas Gesualdi, Louis Bisignano, Anthony D'Aquila, Michael O'Toole, Benny Umbra, Joseph A. Ferrara, Sr., Frank H. Finkel, Marc Herbst, Denise Richardson, and Thomas F. Corbett, as Trustees and fiduciaries of the Local 282 Pension Fund, Plaintiffs v. Scara-Mix, Inc., Defendant, 14-CV-0765

Company Must Make Accelerated Payment of Entire $3.677 Million Liability for Withdrawal From Union's Pension Fund, Subject to Arbitrator's Final Determination

14-CV-0765
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Conte v. County of Nassau, 06-CV-4746

Rule 50(b) JMOL Motion Denied; Immunity, Trial Evidence Sufficiency Claims Were Waived

06-CV-4746
District Judge1 Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Fujifilm North America Corp. v. Geleshmall Enterprises LLC, 16 Civ. 5677

Breach Counterclaims Must Be Arbitrated; 'Gray Market' Claims Outside Arbitration Clause

16 Civ. 5677
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kraatz v. USAA Casualty Ins. Co., 16-CV-00103

Fraud Pleaded in Suit Over Coverage Denial Where Home Damaged in Nov. 2014 Snow Storm

16-CV-00103
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Park v. FDM Group (Holdings) PLC, 16 CV 1520

Wage Claims Dismissed; Not 'Employee' During Training Period, Termination Fee Not Kick-Back

16 CV 1520
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Olivier v. County of Rockland, 15-CV-8337

Title VII Discrimination Claims Predating Jan. 21, 2014, Time Barred by EEOC Limitation

15-CV-8337
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Collins v. Palmolive, 16-CV-3366

Worker May Amend ADEA, Title VII Complaint Against Employer; Manager Dismissed From Suit

16-CV-3366
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Agerbrink v. Model Service LLC, 14 Civ. 7841

Disclosure of Tax Returns Denied in Models' FLSA 'Misclassification' Collective Action

14 Civ. 7841
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Western District

Jennings v. Continental Service Group, Inc., 1:15-CV-00575

FDCPA Claims Dismissed But TCPA Claim Stated Over Debt Collector's Automated Calls, Messages

1:15-CV-00575
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Tanner v. Heath Graphics LLC, 1:15-CV-0098

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Press Machine's German Maker in Suit Over Workplace Injury

1:15-CV-0098
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dhinsa v. Krueger, 12-cv-4176

Denial of Habeas Relief From Life Sentences For Obstruction of Justice Murders Explained

12-cv-4176
District Judge Edward Korman

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Linares-Urrutia v. Sessions, 14-4419-cv

BIA Must Decide if Asylum Applicant's 2012 Return From Canada Was 'Last Arrival' in U.S.

14-4419-cv
Before: Jacobs, Sack, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gordon v. The City of NY, 14 Civ. 6115

Law Department Employee May Amend Bias Complaint to Plead City's Breach of FMLA

14 Civ. 6115
Judge James C. Francis IV

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rapay v. Chernov, 16cv4910

Oral Contract Not Void Under Statute of Frauds; Breach Claim Dismissed for Indefinite Price Terms

16cv4910
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Bubble Genius LLC v. Smith, 15-CV-05369

Novelty Soap Maker's Trade Dress Infringement Action Dismissed for Failure to State Claim

15-CV-05369
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Myhood Ian Tait, Plaintiff v. Angella Hopal Powell, Defendant Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, Respondent Children's Law Center, Intervenor, 16-cv-06377

Federal Lawsuit Advancing Contract Breach, Other Causes of Action in Bid to Escape Adverse Family Court Rulings Dismissed; Regardless of Label, if Action's Object Is to Obtain Custody of Children Claims Fall Within Domestic Relations Exception to Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiction.

16-cv-06377
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Christopher Finazzo, 14-3213-cr

2nd Circuit Orders New Look at $13.7M Restitution in Aeropostale Fraud

14-3213-cr(L)
Before: Sack, Chin, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gushlak v. USA, 16-CV-2713

Ineffective Counsel Claim Rejected in Denial Of Coram Nobis Relief Vacating Restitution

16-CV-2713
District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rightnour v. Tiffany and Co, 16-cv-3527

Arbitration of Religious Discrimination Suit Denied; Intent to Be Bound Not Demonstrated

16-cv-3527
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hamlen v. Gateway Energy Services Corp., 16 CV 3526

Contract Authorized N.Y. Gas Retailer to Set Rates on Evaluation of Nonexhaustive Factors

16 CV 3526
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Standish v. Federal Express Corp. Long Term Disability Plan, 6:15-cv-6226

Remand Order Deemed Partial Success Under 'Hardt' Leading to $34,203 Legal Fee Award

6:15-cv-6226
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dash v. The Board of Education of the City School Dist. of N.Y., 15-CV-2013

Bulk of Claims Dismissed in Assistant Principal's Suit; Hostile Work Environment Claim Survives

15-CV-2013
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rajaratnam v. USA, 15 Civ. 5325

Hedge Fund Operator Denied Sentence Vacatur, $53.8 Million Forfeiture Order's Reduction

15 Civ. 5325
District Judge Loretta A. Preska

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. UCB, Inc., 14-cv-2218

FCA Qui Tam Action Unsealed; Presumption Of Access to Judicial Documents Not Rebutted

14-cv-2218
District Judge Thomas Griesa

U.S. District Court, Southern District U.S. District Court, Southern District

Paxton v. Fluor Enterprises, Inc., 15cv3737

Employer Granted Judgment on Disability Discrimination, Accommodation Claims Only

15cv3737 15cv3737
District Judge Denise Cote District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Threeline Imports, Inc. v. Vernikov, 15 Civ. 02333

Defendants First to Use Mark in Commerce; Plaintiffs' Use of Mark Likely to Cause Confusion

15 Civ. 02333
District Judge Ann Donnelly

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mayer v. DeCarlo, 16-CV-1225

Order Not Explaining Why Sanctions Not Awarded Cannot Be Reviewed for Abuse of Discretion

16-CV-1225
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

U.S. ex rel. Kolchinsky v. Moody's Corp., 12cv1399

False Claims Act Suit Dismissed; Claim Not Stated, Continuing Falsity Not Pleaded

12cv1399
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Macias v. Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, 16-CV-2215

Anti-Foreclosure Suit Dismissed; FDCPA, TILA Not Violated, Fiduciary Relationship Not Alleged

16-CV-2215
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Morrison v. Eminence Capital, LLC, 16-CV-3351

Short-Swing Profits Suit Dismissed; Plaintiff Not Shareholder of 'Issuer' When Suit Brought

16-CV-3351
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bailey v. N.Y. Law School, 16 Civ. 4283

Action Over School's Inadequate Discipline Of Attacker Partly Dismissed; Replead Granted

16 Civ. 4283
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Bosman v. Glod, 6:15-cv-1036

Finding $54,334 Debt Cannot Be Discharged Upheld; Fraud, Intent to Deceive Not Shown

6:15-cv-1036
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ronald D. Corwin, et al., Plaintiffs v. NYC Bike Share, LLC, et al., Defendants, 14-CV-1285

Cross Motions for Summary Judgment Only Partly Granted in Lawsuit by Bicycle Sharing Program Member; Affirmative Defenses Grounded on Non-Use of Helmet Partly Granted; Enforceable Release Agreement Leads to Dismissal of Negligence, Malpractice Claims

14-CV-1285
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

New York Pet Welfare Associaation v. City of New York, 15-4013-cv

NYC Pet Shop Regulations Pass Constitutional Muster, 2nd Circuit Rules

15-4013-cv
Before: Leval and Lohier, C.JJ., and Korman, D.J.*

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

Feltman v. Noor Staffing Group, LLC, 16-01037

Adversarial Action's Defendant May Not Assert §553 Right of Set-Off for Contingent Claims

16-01037
Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Najjar Group, LLC v. West 56th Hotel LLC, 14-CV-7120

Leave to Amend Complaint Denied; Proposed TAC's Claims Duplicate Contract Breach Claim

14-CV-7120
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. Prevezon Holdings, 13-cv-6326

Court Compels Second Deposition of CEO Of Firm at Center of Russian Fraud Scheme

13-cv-6326
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Town of Ramopo v. The Town of Clarkstown, 16 Civ. 2004

Town's Civil Rights, FHA Claims Over Road's Closure by Neighboring Town Time Barred

16 Civ. 2004
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kurtz v. Kimberly-Clark Corp. & Costco Wholesale Corp., 14-CV-1142

Three Class Suits Certified in 'Flushable' Wipes Case; Request to Certify National Class Denied

14-CV-1142
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Downey v. Adloox Inc., 16-CV-1689

ADEA, Human Rights Laws Claims Survive In Advertising Executive's Suit Over Firing

16-CV-1689
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Artec Construction v. N.Y. City Dept. of Housing Preservation, 15 Civ. 9494

Suit Denied Dismissal After PSAC Substituting City as Defendant, Adding 'Monell' Claim Details

15 Civ. 9494
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Western District

Fantigrossi v. American Eagle Airlines, Inc., 13-CV-6220

Reverse-Race Discrimination Suit Dismissed; Bankruptcy Proceeding Extinguished Claim

13-CV-6220
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Earle v. H&M Hennes & Mauritz L.P., 1:15-CV-1060

Discovery Deadline Extended to Depose Store Worker But Not for Swedish Expert's Testimony

1:15-CV-1060
Magistrate Judge Daniel Stewart

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. William Walters, 16-cr-338

16-cr-338 (PKC)
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. v. Lacchini, 16 Civ. 2575

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Italian Arbitrator Accused of Adverse Outcomes for Bribes

16 Civ. 2575
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Westchester County, New York, 06 Civ. 2860

Monitoring of County's Compliance With 2009 Consent Decree Stands, but Fee Cap Removed

06 Civ. 2860
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Herrick v. Grindr, LLC, 17-CV-932

TRO Not Renewed; 'Interactive Computer Service' Immune Under Communications Decency Act

17-CV-932
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Western District

NRP Holdings LLC v. City of Buffalo, 11-CV-472S

Legislative Immunity Leads to Claims' Dismissal In Suit Over Cancelled Affordable Housing Project

11-CV-472S
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Townsend v. Ganci, 16-CV-2814

Judgment Debt Stemming From Willful, Malicious Injury Is Not Dischargeable

16-CV-2814
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fischer v. Forrest, 14 Civ. 1304

This Magistrate Judge Is Fed Up With Lazy Discovery Responses

14 Civ. 1304
Judge Andrew J. Peck

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Garber v. Office of the Commissioner of Baseball

Judge Blasts Serial Objector and Orders Him to Share Her Order With Local Counsel

12-CV-03704 (VEC)
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Southern District

LGC Holdings v. Julius Klein Diamonds, 16-CV-5294

Court Upholds $142M Award in 'Bitter' Business Dispute

16-CV-5294 (JMF)
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Borden v. City of N.Y., 1:16-cv-716

2013 Settlement Release Bars Discrimination Suit by N.Y. City Parks Department Worker

1:16-cv-716
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Caufield v. Colgate-Palmolive Co., 16 Civ. 4170

Claims for Residual Annuity Benefits Timely, Not Barred by Previous Release

16 Civ. 4170
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

U.S. Speciality Ins. Co. v. Catalent, Inc., 16cv4414

Insurer Need Not Pay Business Operation Losses Over Factory's Mandated Suspension

16cv4414
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Pirk, 1:15-CR-00142

'Frye', 'Lafler' Colloquy Granted to Memorialize Plea Offer Terms, Confirm Its Communication

1:15-CR-00142
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Great Minds v. Fedex Office and Print Services, Inc., 16-CV-1462

Creative Commons License Permitted FedEx's Copying of Math Curriculum for School Districts

16-CV-1462
District Judge Denis Urley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Nicholas v. City of New York, 15-CV-9592

Suit Over Seizure of Press Pass Allowed to Proceed

15-CV-9592
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Houston v. Cotter, 07-CV-3256

Reduced Legal Fees, Costs Awarded in Rights Suit Against County, Jail Officers Explained

07-CV-3256
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Singh v. Board of Immigration Appeals, 15-cv-5541

Evidence in 1987 Marriage-Fraud Finding Supports USCIS, BIA Adjustment Denial

15-cv-5541
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Natal, 15-94

Evidence Destruction Conviction Vacated Under 'Yates'; Counts Must Be Grouped at Resentence

15-94
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Winter, C.J., and Stein, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Komlossy v. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, 15 Civ. 9316

Suit for Portion of Law Firm's Fee Fails; 2007 Oral Compact Void Under Statute of Frauds

15 Civ. 9316
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Northern District

V.W. v. Conway, 9:16-CV-1150

Judge Halts Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Upstate Jail

9:16-CV-1150
District Judge David N. Hurd

U.S. District Court, Western District

Andersen v. Walmart Stores, Inc., 16-CV-6488

Suit Against Walmart, Dell Over Computers' 'Useable' Battery Life Must Be Arbitrated

16-CV-6488
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Idreamsky Technology Ltd. Securities Litigation, 15-CV-2514

Bulk of Claims Against Game Firm Survive; Allegations Support Strong Scienter Inference

15-CV-2514
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Herrera v. Trabajamos Community Head Start, Inc., 15 Civ. 9286

Fact Issues Over 'Fraud' Disclosures, Firing Prevent ARRA Retaliation Suit's Dismissal

15 Civ. 9286
District Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Ehrlich v. Commercial Factors of Atlanta, 1:16-CV-0070

Adversary Action's Dismissal Upheld; Breach Claims Subject to 'Wagoner', In Pari Delicto

1:16-CV-0070
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Canon U.S.A., Inc. v. Divinium Technologies, Inc., 15 Civ. 1804

Lawyer, Firm Can Be Accused of Violating Judiciary Law §487 in Suit Over Abetting Fraud

15 Civ. 1804
District Judge Paul Crotty

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cohen v. Maher, 16 CV 265

Long-Arm Jurisdiction Noted in Breach Suit Denied Transfer to Florida's Middle District

16 CV 265
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Carmichael v. Chappius, 16-1562-cv

Affirmance of 'Batson' Challenge's Denial Not Unreasonable; §2254 Habeas Relief Vacated

16-1562-cv
Before: Winter, Cabranes, C.JJ., and Restani, J.*

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Jones v. County of Suffolk, 11-CV-2445

Decedent Child's Due Process Rights Not Violated By County's Failure to Remove Him From Custody

11-CV-2445
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Western District

Bernier v. Koenigsmann, 15-CV-209

Bulk of Rights Claims Severed, Transferred To NDNY; IFP Status Revocation Recommended

15-CV-209
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Chaparro v. Kowalchyn, 15 Civ. 1996

Malpractice Claim Survives; Second Attorney Potentially Jointly Liable With Defendant

15 Civ. 1996
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Coutard v. Municipal Credit Union, 15-1113

Employer Was Obligated to Specify Additional Information Needed for FMLA Leave Decision

15-1113
Before: Kearse, Pooler, and Sack, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Obsession Sports Bar & Grill, Inc. v. The City of Rochester, 15-CV-06152

City Did Not Act Arbitrarily in Enacting Zoning Regulation Impairing Bar's Liquor License

15-CV-06152
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Delfonce v. Eltman Law, P.C., 16 Civ. 6627

Debt Collector's Letter Not 'Judgment,' Start Of Litigation, Did Not Violate FDCPA

16 Civ. 6627
District Judge Ann Donnelly

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States v. Hawit, 15-cr-252

Judge Clears Path for FIFA Prosecutors

15-cr-252
District Judge Pamela K. Chen

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Eastern Savings Bank, FSB v. Strez, 11-CV-1543

Bank Granted Foreclosure Judgement's Vacatur, Restoration of Pre-Default Relationship

11-CV-1543
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sara Designs, Inc. v. A Classic Time Watch Co. Inc., 16CV03638

Copyright, Trade Dress Infringement Claims Over Watches Fail; Valid Registration Not Shown

16CV03638
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc. v. M/V Kacey, 15 Civ. 3800

COGSA Suits Against Ship, Owner, Manager Dismissed on Forum Non Coveniens Grounds

15 Civ. 3800
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Overton, 15-CR-9

Court Explains Denial of Sex Trafficking Defendant's Motions Seeking Disclosures

15-CR-9
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Zodhiates, 14-CR-175

Evidence Strength Noted in Denial of Acquittal Judgment, New Trial to IPKCA's Violator

14-CR-175
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Soueidan v. Breeze-Eastern Corp., 16 Civ. 0015

Firm's Opinion Statements Did Not Render SEC Schedule 14D-9 Statements Misleading

16 Civ. 0015
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Scantibodies Laboratory, Inc. v. Church & Dwight Co., Inc., 14-cv-2275

Defendant's Objection to Report 'Overreaching', Bid at Windfall From Curable Discovery Failures

14-cv-2275
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Physicians Healthsource, Inc. v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 15-288-CV

Court Improperly Dismissed Claim Drug Maker's Fax Inviting Doctors to Dinner Violated TCPA

15-288-CV
Before: Winter, Jacobs, and Leval, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Nguyen v. Maxpoint Interactive, Inc., 15CV6880

Information Omitted From IPO Registration Statement Cannot Form Basis for §11 Liability

15CV6880
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kupferstein v. The TJX Co., Inc., 15-cv-5881

GBL §349 Suit Dismissed; State's Tax Law Provides Exclusive Remedy for Refund

15-cv-5881
District Judge Nina Gershon

U.S. District Court, Western District

Andersen v. Wal-Mart Stores, 16-CV-6488

Judge Finds Laptop User Agreed to Arbitrate by Clicking 'Accept'

16-CV-6488
District Judge Charles J. Siragusa

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Darnell v. Pineiro, 15-2870

Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Central Booking Conditions Is Revived

15-2870
Before: Leval and Lohier, C.J., and Koeltl, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Doe v. Ejercito De Liberacion Nacional, 15 CV 8652

Blocked Accounts' Assets Not Attachable Under TRIA §201; Turn-Over Order Denied

15 CV 8652
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Axiom Investment Advisors, LLC v. Deutsche Bank AG, 15 Civ. 9945

Breach Suit Over Bank's 'Last Look' Delay in Matching FX Trade Orders Partly Dismissed

15 Civ. 9945
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gambles v. Sterling Infosystems, Inc., 15 Civ. 9746

FCRA Privacy Rights Suit Over Background Report's False Information Not Dismissed

15 Civ. 9746
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Passino v. Social Security Administration, 6:16-CV-0430

Remedies Not Exhausted, Subject Jurisdiction Lacking in Suit Against SSA Over FOIA Response

6:16-CV-0430
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rogers v. Overton, Russell, Doerr & Donovan, LLP, 1:16-cv-00784

Debt Collector Lacks Duty to Communicate Dispute Arising After Report to Credit Agency

1:16-cv-00784
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM Radio, 15-1164-cv

15-1164-cv
Before: Calabresi, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

New York Packaging II, LLC v. Saneck International, 1:16-cv-03383

Trade Secret Theft Action Dismissed in Favor Of Pending Ohio Suit Under 'First-Filed' Rule

1:16-cv-03383
District Judge Edward Korman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Drabek v. Elsevier, Inc., 16cv6786

All But $3,000 of Damages Fail as Matter Of Law; Jurisdictional Threshold Not Met

16cv6786
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re Actos End-Payor Antitrust Litigation, 15-3364

Drug Maker's Delayed Market Entry Alleged But Action's Dismissal Otherwise Affirmed

15-3364
Before: Jacobs and Livingston, C.JJ., and Rakoff, D.J.1

U.S. District Court, Western District

Todie v. Buffalo Half-Way House, Inc., 1:16-cv-307

Half-Way House Resident's §1983, 'Bivens' Claims Time-Barred; House Not State Actor

1:16-cv-307
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Center For Bio-Ethical Reform, Inc. v. Black, 13-CV-581

§1983 Free Speech, Equal Protection Claims Stated in Suit Over Block of Anti-Abortion Murals

13-CV-581
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Western District

Center For Bio-Ethical Reform v. Black, 13-CV-581-A

Anti-Abortion Group's Claims Its Rights Were Violated on SUNY Campus Can Proceed

13-CV-581-A
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Carlo Marinello, 15-2224

Man Fighting Tax Conviction Denied En Banc Rehearing

15-2224
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Jacobs, Cabranes, Pooler, Raggi, Hall, Livingston, Chin, Lohier, Jr., Carney, Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Choi v. Tower Research Capital LLC, 14 CV 9912

Korean Futures Contract Price Manipulation Suit Dismissed; Platform Not American Exchange

14 CV 9912
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hosokawa v. Screen Actors Guild-American, 14cv6189

Union Fair Representation Claim Time-Barred; Union Took No Action Against Membership

14cv6189
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ACR Systems, Inc. v. Woori Bank, 14 Civ. 2817

Claim Letter of Credit Wrongly Dishonored Survives but Fraud, Conspiracy Claims Do Not

14 Civ. 2817
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Western District

Accadia Site Contracting, Inc. v. Northwest Savings Bank, 1:14-cv-341

Issues Exist if Firm Received, on Notice of DAAD Absolving Bank of Liability in Forgery Action

1:14-cv-341
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

DeLorme v. Markwitz, 14-CV-6104

Additional Discovery Granted But Plaintiff's Counsel Must Pay Defense's Deposition Fees

14-CV-6104
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Harris v. Board of Education of the City School District of the City of N.Y., 16-CV-3809

City DOE's Actions Against Teacher Not Taken Due to Her Age; §1983 Claims Time Barred

16-CV-3809
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Murray v. The Carsey-Werner Co., 16-CV-4688

Suit Over NBC's Use of Proposal as Idea for 'The Cosby Show' Dismissed as Res Judicata

16-CV-4688
District Judge Carol Bagley Amon

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Apex Employee Wellness Services, Inc. v. APS Healthcare Bethesda, Inc., 11 CIV. 9718

Denial of Rule 59(e), 60(b) Judgment Relief In Health Plan Firm's Breach Suit Explained

11 CIV. 9718
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Northern District

PPC Broadband, Inc. v. Corning Optical Communications RF, LLC, 5:11-cv-761

Reduced $90,741 Costs Award in Patent Infringement Damages Action Is Explained

5:11-cv-761
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Lin v. N.Y. State Dept. of Labor, 1:14-CV-0771

Poor Performance Leads to Judgment for N.Y.'s Labor Agency in Title VII Retaliation Action

1:14-CV-0771
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

MPI Tech A/S v. International Business Machines Corp., 15 Civ. 4891

IBM Granted Judgment; Claims Time Barred Under Contractual Three-Year Limit Period

15 Civ. 4891
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rainey v. USA, 14-CR-197

Prior Convictions 'Crimes of Violence' Under 'Walker', 'Brown'; §2255 Sentence Relief Denied

14-CR-197
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Maine v. Colvin, 6:15-CV-1093

ALJ Must Develop Record, Reassess Severity Of Migraine Headaches, Reevaluate RFC

6:15-CV-1093
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gilmartin v. Colvin, 15-cv-6062

Record, Medical Evidence Support Little Weight ALJ Gave to Treating Physician's Opinion

15-cv-6062
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Charles v. City of New York., 12-CV-6180

Suit Over Filming of Police Encounter Can Proceed

12-CV-6180 (SLT)(SMG)
District Judge Sandra Townes

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Maniello v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., 16-cv-1598

Dismissal of Suit Against Insurer Over Retaining Wall's Collapse as Time-Barred Is Explained

16-cv-1598
District Judge Nina Gershon

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Boneta v. Rolex Watch USA, Inc., 16 Civ. 2369

RICO Conspiracy, Relevant Market Not Pleaded In Suit by 'Gray Market' Rolex Watch Importer

16 Civ. 2369
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Standex International Corp. v. QCP, Inc., 16 Civ. 492

Alter Ego Claim Duplicates Breach Claim; Corporate Form Not Used for Illegal Purpose

16 Civ. 492
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Baker v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., 1:16-CV-0917

Negligence, Strict Liability Claims as to Property, Chemical's Ingestion Survive Dismissal

1:16-CV-0917
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

American Bird Conservancy v. Harvey, 16-cv-1582

Bird Activists Have Standing to Sue State's Parks Commissioner Over Cats at Jones Beach

16-cv-1582
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re Actos End-Payor Antitrust Litigation

15-3364
Before: Jacobs and Livingston, C.JJ., and Rakoff, D.J.1

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Truenorth Capital Partners v. Hitachi Metals America, 15 Civ. 651

Banking Firm's Lawsuit Over $6.8M Fee Is Rejected

15 Civ. 651 (GBD)
District Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barone v. United States, 12 Civ. 4103

Judge Rejects Informant's Claims Against FBI Agents

12 Civ. 4103 (AJP)
Judge Andrew J. Peck

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

Motors Liquidation Company Avoidance Action Trust, by and through the Wilmington Trust Company, solely in its capacity as Trust Administrator and Trustee, Plaintiff v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al., Defendants, 09-00504

Although Amended Complaint Relates Back to Original Complaint and States Claim Under Rule 12(b)(6), Process and Service of Process Were Deficient Under Rules 12(b0(4) and 12(b)(5); Dismissal Motion Granted

09-00504
Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Sabine Oil & Gas Corp., 16 Civ. 6054

Appeals Dismissed; Reorganization Substantially Consummated, 'Chateaugay' Factors Not Met

16 Civ. 6054
District Judge Loretta A. Preska

U.S. District Court, Southern District

D/S Norden A/S v. CHS de Paraguay, SRL, 16 CV 2274

Grant of Subcharterer's Motion to Dismiss Motion to Compel Arbitration Is Explained

16 CV 2274
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Royal Park Investments SA/NV v. U.S. Bank National Association, 14 Civ. 2590

2005 'Winnick' Ruling Noted in Court's Quash of Three of Bank's Deposition Motions

14 Civ. 2590
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Young v. Southwest Airlines Co., 14-CV-1940

Airline Granted Partial Judgment; Medical History Complicates Passenger's Injury Claims

14-CV-1940
District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lacrosse Unlimited, Inc. v. California Lacrosse, Inc., 16-CV-6685

Anticipatory Lawsuit Exception Inapplicable To Action's Transfer Under 'First-Filed Rule'

16-CV-6685
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Western District

Matos v. Peerless Ins. Co., 14-CV-120

Insurer May Depose Expert But Is Denied Judgment Over Building's Replacement Cost

14-CV-120
Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder

U.S. District Court, Southern District

J.K.L. Sales, Inc. v. Flaxer, 16-cv-4048

Disability, Unawareness of Time Not Excusable Neglect For Failure to Timely File Appeal Notice

16-cv-4048
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vernot v. Pinnacle Credit Services, L.L.C., 16-CV-3163

No Plausible Claims Exist for Collector's Alleged Breach of FDCPA §§1692e, 1692f

16-CV-3163
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Slinin v. Shnaider, 15-cv-9674

Fiduciary Duty Breach, Unjust Enrichment Claims Time Barred; Accounting Claim Is Not

15-cv-9674
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

The Brown Publishing Company Liquidating Trust v. Brown, 15-MC-0531

Adversary Proceeding Withdrawn; Transfer Suit's Venue Moved to Ohio's Southern District

15-MC-0531
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Physicians Healthsource, Inc. v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals., 15-288-CV

Doctors Can Pursue TCPA Class Action Against Sex Disorder Drug Maker

15-288-CV
Before: Winter, Jacobs, and Leval, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ottah v. BMW et al., 15 CV 02465

That Patented 'Book Holder' Can Hold Camera Does Not Make It Infringing Camera Holder

15 CV 02465
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jones v. Party City Holdco, Inc., 15-cv-9080

Firm's Success Due to 'Frozen' Movie Rejected; Securities Act §§11, 12 Violation Not Pleaded

15-cv-9080
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Western District

Stapleton v. Pavilion Building Installation Systems, Ltd., 09-CV-934

Claims Against Engineers Dismissed; Privity With Contract Party, Economic Loss Not Shown

09-CV-934
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Whole Life Recovery LLC v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 16-cv-4031

Insurer Fails Burden of Proving Breach Action Properly Removed Under ERISA Preemption

16-cv-4031
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Capstone Business Funding, LLC Individually v. Denark Construction, Inc., 16 CV 2141

Court Lacks Personal Jurisdiction Over Tennessee Firm in Suit to Recover Under Estoppel Certificates

16 CV 2141
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jamil v. Solar Power Inc., 16 Civ. 1972

Shares Valued at $736,385 Severance at $19,583 In Suit Over Employment Agreement's Breach

16 Civ. 1972
District Judge Jed Rakoff

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Molina v. Faust Goetz Schenker & Blee, LLP, 15-cv-9010

Dismissal of Lawsuit by Judgment Creditor's Assignee as Judicially Estopped Is Explained

15-cv-9010
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Western District

George v. City of Buffalo, 1:09-cv-00002

'Heffernan' Did Not Support First Amendment Claim's Analysis; Report Is Partially Rejected

1:09-cv-00002
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Maddox v. The Bank of N.Y. Mellon Trust Co, 15-CV-01053

Denial of Dismissal for Lack of Jurisdiction Should Be Certified for Interlocutory Appeal

15-CV-01053
Magistrate Judge Jeremiah McCarthy

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Sheng v. M&TBank, 14-4467-CV

Circuit Reinstates Lawyers in Pregnancy Bias Case

14-4467-CV
Before: Kearse, Winter, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

SI Group Consort Ltd. v. Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk State Administration, 15 CV 3047

Exceptions to Sovereign Immunity Not Shown In Israeli Firm's Suit to Enforce Ukraine Judgment

15 CV 3047
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jacobs v. Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschritt, 15cv10100

Age Not 'But-For' Cause, Religion Not Motive For Law Firm's Allegedly Discriminatory Acts

15cv10100
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

S&S Kings Corp. v. Westchester Fire Ins. Co., 16-CV-2016

Contractor's Intervention Deprives Court Of Jurisdiction in Suit to Recover Under Bond

16-CV-2016
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Kelmetis v. Federal National Mortgage Association, 1:16-CV-00246

Debtor's TILA Claim Dismissed as Untimely; Diligence to Detect TILA Violation Not Shown

1:16-CV-00246
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Neurological Surgery, P.C. v. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., 2:15-cv-4191

State Law Claims Preempted by ERISA; Remedies Not Exhausted on ERISA Claims

2:15-cv-4191
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Estate of Mohamed Bah v. City of New York, 13-cv-6690

Lawsuit Over 2012 NYPD Shooting Moves Forward

13-cv-6690 (PKC)
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Western District

FMC Corporation, Plaintiff v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Defendant, 14-CV-487

sovereign Immunity, Tucker Act, Deprive Court of Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Firm's Claims in Action Over Rights, Obligations Under Administrative Consent Order With EPA, State's Environmental Agency Concerning Soil Remediation at Pesticide Facility

14-CV-487
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Ikoli, 16-cr-148

Bank Fraud Defendants May Join Codefendants' Motions But Brady, Giglio, Other Motions Denied

16-cr-148
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lumpkin v. Brehm, 15 Civ. 839

Probable Cause for Arrest Not Shown; Plaintiff Confined Against Will Absent Probable Cause

15 Civ. 839
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hussein v. Dahabshiil Transfer Services Ltd., 15-CV-9623

Hawala Network's Knowledge, Indifference To Funds Transfers to Terror Group Not Alleged

15-CV-9623
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Kim, 16-CR-191

FBI's Operation of Web Site During Probe Does Not Warrant Indictment's Dismissal

16-CR-191
District Judge Pamela Chen

U.S. District Court, Western District

CRA Holdings US, Inc. and Subsidiaries v. USA, 15-CV-239

Flaws in Random Sampling Proposal Noted In Bid to Compel Response in Tax Refund Case

15-CV-239
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Brandan Ashby, Petitioner v. Michael Sposato, Respondent, 16-CV-846

Habeas Corpus Petition Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust State Court Remedies

16-CV-846
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. John, 11-CR-405

Denial of Drug Gang Members' Motions For Acquittal Judgment, New Trial Explained

11-CR-405
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bergheim v. Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., 16 CV 1692

Arbitral Award Confirmed; Delayed Certification Barred Chance to Test if Earn Out Criteria Met

16 CV 1692
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Davies v. Davies, 16 CV 6542

Child's Return to French St. Martin Denied; Protections From Psychological Harm Inadequate

16 CV 6542
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Albino v. Global Equipment USA, Ltd., 6:14-cv-06519

Machine's Broker Granted Jurisdictional Discovery in Hurt Worker's Liability Suit

6:14-cv-06519
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Soliman v. Maersk Line Ltd, 14-cv-5951

Seaman 50 Percent at Fault for Injury While Pulling Garbage Bags for Disposal

14-cv-5951
Magistrate Judge Ramon Reyes

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Akassy v. The New York Daily News, 14CV1725

Defamation Claim Fails; 'True' News Report Privileged Under State Law, First Amendment

14CV1725
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Western District

Obot v. Navient, 16-CV-102

Firm Granted Dismissal; Service Improper Under N.Y. and PA Law, FRCP 4(h)(1)(B)

16-CV-102
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Aquino v. City of NY., 1:16-cv-1577

'Monell' Claim Fails; Reports Limited to Rikers Island, Not Conduct at Bronx Central Booking

1:16-cv-1577
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Ramirez, 15-2570-cr,

No Ex Post Facto Violation in Reduced Sentence Denial; 2014 Guidelines as Onerous as 2002, 2005

15-2570-cr
Before: Raggi, Chin, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Charles v. ACS Kings, 16-CV-6589

Allegations Over Childrens' Removal by ACS Fail to State Claim of Due Process Violation

16-CV-6589
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Board of Trustees, Sheet Metal Workers' National Pension Fund, Plaintiff v. Allure Metal Works, Inc., Defendant, 16-CV-1303

Alleging Veil-Piercing, Alter Ego Liability Against Entity That Did Not Driectly Commit Alleged ERISA Violation Does Not confer Federal Subject Matter Jurisdiciton

16-CV-1303
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Norguard Ins. Co. v. Lopez, 15-5032

Insurer's Claim It Need Not Defend Its Insured In Illegal Alien Worker's Benefits Claim Rejected

15-5032
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

A.S. v. Been, 16 Civ. 4067

Domestic Violence Survivor Has Property Interest In Section 8 Housing Voucher Issued Husband

16 Civ. 4067
District Judge Victor Marrero

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Matter of Kiobel, 16 Civ. 7992

Petitioner May Subpoena Documents From Law Firm for Use in Dutch Lawsuit

16 Civ. 7992
District Judge Alvin Hellerstein

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Proctor v. Leclaire, 15-3673

Issues Exist if Inmate Was Denied Meaningful §301.4(d) Review of Administrative Segregation

15-3673
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Wesley and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Morrow v. Ann Inc., 16-CV-3340

Outlet Retailer Denied Dismissal From Class Suit Over Campaign of False Price Reductions

16-CV-3340
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: Various Grand Jury Subpoenas, 12 Misc. 381

$1K Sanctions Per Day Ordered for Failure to Produce Records

12 Misc. 381
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Western District

Irving v. Philips, 15-CV-6413

Immigration Officials Denied Judgment Over Deportee's Medical Indifference Claim

15-CV-6413
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wright v. Musanti, 14-cv-8976

Kicked Man Entitled to $15,001 in Damages For Assault, Battery, False Imprisonment

14-cv-8976
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Trikona Advisers Ltd. v. Chugh, 14-975-cv

Circuit Affirms Ruling Claims Were Estopped As Decided in Cayman Islands Wind-Up Case

14-975-cv
Before: Walker, Chin, and Lohier, Circuit J.J.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Caplash v. Johnson, 6:15-CV-06771

USCIS Deprived Petitioner of Due Process By Mailing Notices to Him at Old Address

6:15-CV-06771
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Western District

Wiesen v. Guaranteed Home Mortgage, Inc., 14-CV-6649

Employer Denied Judgment in Title VII Bias Action; Absence of Material Fact Not Shown

14-CV-6649
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Western District

Seneca Nation of Indians v. Paterson, 1:10-CV-00687

Federal Judge Rules Against Tribes in Cigarette-Tax Dispute

1:10-CV-00687
District Judge Michael A. Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Paul Atanasio, individually and derivatively on behalf of Somerset Production Company, LLC, Plaintiff v. Thomas O'Neill, Defendant, 16-CV-2269

Federal Diversity Jurisdiction Does Not Exist for LLC Derivative Suits Between LLC Members; LLC Itself Is Necessary Party Under FRCP 19

16-CV-2269
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Microsoft v. United States, 14-2985

Court Declines to Reconsider Microsoft Email Seizure Ruling

14-2985
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Acobs, Cabranes, Pooler, Raggi, Hall, Livingston, Chin, Lohier, Jr., Carney, Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Flood v. Just Energy Marketing Corp., 7:15-cv-2012

Electricity Marketer Granted Judgment in Suit By 'Outside Salesman' Exempt From FLSA, NYLL

7:15-cv-2012
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Famular v. Whirlpool Corp., 16 CV 944

Court Cannot Exercise Jurisdiction Over Firms Just Because They Registered to Do Business in N.Y.

16 CV 944
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Fortgang v. Pereiras Architects Ubiquitous LLC, 16-cv-3754

Cedarhurst Home Permissibly Expanded on Ideas Conveyed by House Previously Built in Lawrence

16-cv-3754
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Bordonaro v. Fido's Fences, Inc., 16-CV-414

Bankruptcy Court Properly Denied Debtor Discharge Due to Violations of 11 USC §727(a)

16-CV-414
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Coney Island Land Co., LLC v. Domino's Pizza LLC, 15-CV-4746

Failure to Disclose Claim at Bankruptcy Fatal To Bid to Require Tenant to Reimburse Taxes

15-CV-4746
District Judge Allyne Ross

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Verdier v. Thalle Construction Co., Inc., 14-cv-4436

Former Employee Entitled to Only $123,202 Under Parties' Deferred Compensation Plan

14-cv-4436
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hoffman v. Ighodaro, 16 Civ. 0155

FLSA Collective Action Conditionally Certified; Three Year Notice Period Explained

16 Civ. 0155
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rothbaum v. Bank of America, N.A., 16-cv-02387

Pact Did Not Afford Borrower Right to Require Prepayments' Application to Principal Balance

16-cv-02387
District Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

De Panama, S.A. v. QBE Marine & Specialty, 14 Civ. 8614

Oil Terminal Operator Makes Prima Facie Case For Policy Coverage for Steel Pile's Collapse

14 Civ. 8614
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Errant Gene Therapeutics, LLC v. Sloan-Kettering Institute, 15-CV-2044

Plaintiff LLC Was New York Citizen When Suit Brought, Court Lacked Diversity Jurisdiction

15-CV-2044
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American Civil Liberties Union v. U.S. Dept. of Justice, 15-cv-9002

'Common Commercial Service Agreement' Memo Properly Withheld Under FOIA Exemptions 1, 3

15-cv-9002
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Trina Solar US, Inc. v. JRC-Services LLC, 16-CV-2869

Australian Firm's Nevada Agent Had Actual Authority When Pact Executed; Award Upheld

16-CV-2869
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Garden City Apartments, LLC v. Xcel Plumbing of New York, Inc., 15-CV-1380

Contracts' Subrogation Waiver Did Not Limit Recovery to Deductible Paid for Fire Damage

15-CV-1380
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Salonclick LLC v. Superego Management LLC, 16 Civ. 2555

Firm States Conversion, Replevin Claims Over Unauthorized Use of Domain Name, Social Media

16 Civ. 2555
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Restivo v. Estate of Joseph Volpe, 14-4662-cv

Circuit Upholds $36 Million Verdict Against Nassau Co.

14-4662-cv
Before: Pooler, Parker, Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Restivo v. Hessemann, 14-4662-cv

14-4662-cv
Before: Pooler, Parker, Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Balgley v. N.Y. City Health and Hospitals Corp., 14-cv-9041

ADA, NYCHRL Claims Dismissed; Causal Links Between EEOC Charges, Firing Not Shown

14-cv-9041
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Transatlantic Lines LLC v. Amergent Techs, LLC, 16 Civ. 3549

Suit to Compel Arbitration Dismissed for Lack Of Jurisdiction But Rule 11 Sanctions Denied

16 Civ. 3549
District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

McConnell v. USA, 14-CV-5355

Taxpayer, Government Denied Judgment; Trial Must Decide Installment Agreement's Existence

14-CV-5355
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Judge, Southern District

Lee v. Air Canada, 14-cv-10059

Airline's Liability for 'Accident' Causing Injury Is Capped at 113,100 Special Drawing Rights

14-cv-10059
District Judge Sidney H. Stein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Crean v. 125 West 76th Street Realty Corp., 15CV3814

Dismissal of Employment Bias Lawsuit Against Manhattan Co-Op Is Explained

15CV3814
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. Zvi Goffer, 10-cr-56-1

Ineffective Counsel Claims Fail to Upset Insider-Trading Conviction

10-cr-56-1 (RJS)
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited v. Environmental Protection Agency

Circuit Reinstates Exemption to EPA's Water Transfer Rule

14-1823
Before: Sack, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

O'Neal v. Spota, 16-CV-579

'Heck' Rule Bars Malicious Prosecution, §1983 Defamation, Slander Claims

16-CV-579
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Booker v. The City of N.Y., 14 Civ. 9801

Man Not Protected Under Title VII Lacked Interest in Job, Not Subject to Double Jeopardy

14 Civ. 9801
Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Penberthy v. Chickering, 15 Civ. 7613

Claim Debts Owed Under Settlement Were Not Discharged by Bankruptcy Are Deemed Estopped

15 Civ. 7613
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Williams, 16-MR-147

Flight, Danger Risks Noted in Revocation Of Order Releasing Defendant Pending Trial

16-MR-147
District Judge Lawrence Vilardo

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gumbs v. Cunningham, 13 CV 5292

Defendant Not Subjected to Double Jeopardy By Resentence to Include Mandatory PRS Term

13 CV 5292
District Judge Raymond Dearie

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Marblegate Asset v. Education Management, 15-2124-cv

Second Circuit Reverses Decision on Debt Reorganization

15-2124-cv(L)
Before: Cabranes, Straub, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Conway, 16-CR-52

48-Month Prison Sentence, $4.75 Million Restitution for Wire Fraud Is Explained

16-CR-52
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Canon U.S.A., Inc. v. F & E Trading LLC, 2:15-cv-6015

Complaint Plausibly Alleges Infringement, Unfair Competition Violating Lanham Act

2:15-cv-6015
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ICICI Bank Ltd. v. Essar Global Fund Ltd., 1:16-cv-7836

'Non-Core' Proceeding Properly Removed, Is Denied Transfer to District of Delaware

1:16-cv-7836
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Surlock v. Delaney, 5:11-cv-1121

Agency's Head Immune From Suit's Surviving Claims Over Conduct Ending Upon Transfer

5:11-cv-1121
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Western District

Burns v. Seterus, Inc., 16-CV-06638

Dismissal of Bankrupt's FDCPA Claim About Effort to Collect Mortgage Debt is Explained

16-CV-06638
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Smart Insurance v. Benecard Services, 15-cv-4384

New Evidence Leads Federal Judge to Withdraw Attorneys' Sanctions

15-cv-4384
District Judge Katherine B. Forrest

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mattathias Schwartz, Plaintiff v. Department of Defense; Department of Navy; National Security Agency; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Central Intelligence Agency; and Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Defendants, 15-CV-7077

CIA, Defense Department, Office of the Director of National Intelligence Denied Summary Judgment as to Adequacy of Search for Documents Responsive to FOIA Requests Seeking Government's Rules for Monitoring, Interrupting, Censoring Proceedings of Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay

15-CV-7077
District Judge Allyne Ross

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Boyce v. Citibank, N.A., 15-CV-07408

Bankruptcy Court Did Not Err in Denying Motion to Reopen Adversary Proceeding

15-CV-07408
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The November Team, Inc. v. N.Y. State Joint Commission on Public Ethics, 16 Civ. 1739

'Pullman' Abstention Appropriate in Bid to Enjoin Inconsistent, Ambiguous Advisory Opinion

16 Civ. 1739
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hernandez v. JRPAC Inc., 14 Civ.4176

Reduced $51,425 Legal Fee Award to FLSA Suit's Prevailing Party Plaintiffs Explained

14 Civ.4176
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Western District

Knight v. USA, 10-CR-144

Actual Innocence Due to Insanity Claim Fails On Merits; §2255 Sentence Relief Is Denied

10-CR-144
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Western District

Kasperek v. N.Y. State, Depart. of Corrections and Community Supervision, 16-CV-671

Teacher's Sex Bias Claim, But Not Her Hostile Job Site, Retaliation Claims, Should Be Dismissed

16-CV-671
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lori Canale, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Colgate-Palmolive Co., Defendant, 16-CV-3308

Judge Finds Recusal Unnecessary, But Under 28 USC §455 Renounces Class Membership in Lawsuit Over Representations About Toothpaste's Whitening Capability

16-CV-3308
District Judge Cathy Seibel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Jumei International Holding Limited Securities Litigation, 14cv9826

Chinese Online Retailer Did Not Make Actionable Misstatements in IPO Registration Statement

14cv9826
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Alstom, et al. v. General Electric Co., 16-CV-3568

Purchase Price Adjustment Dispute Must Be Submitted to Independent Accounting Firm

16-CV-3568
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Brady v. Goldman, 16 Civ. 2287

NYJL §487 Claim Waived, Fraud Claim Did Not Particularly Explain Why Statements Deceitful

16 Civ. 2287
District Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Western District

Midia v. USA, 13-CR-170

Claim of Sexual Harassment by Federal Agent Does Not Warrant Indictment's Dismissal

13-CR-170
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Stepanian v. USA, 15 CV 3727

Government Not Liable for Motorcyclist's Injury After Colliding With 'Obvious' Barrier

15 CV 3727
District Judge Sterling Johnson

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Rubenstein, 03-CR-00723

IRS's Collection Efforts Not Penal, Do Not Violate Ex Post Facto, Double Jeopardy Clauses

03-CR-00723
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Moss v. Colvin, 15-2272

No Error in Courtroom's Closure to Public To Protect Testifying Undercover Officers

15-2272
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Wesley and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Schwartz v. HSBC Bank USA, 14 Civ. 9525

Injury Claims Not Plausibly Pleaded; Court Need Not Decide if TILA Injury Was 'Concrete'

14 Civ. 9525
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Western District

Godson v. Eltman, 11-CV-0764

Protective Order Granted; Demand for Deposition Transcripts From Indiana Action Overly Broad

11-CV-0764
Magistrate Judge H, Kenneth Schroeder

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sher v. Bonocci, 13-CV-6168

Settlement, Stipulation of Dismissal Preclude Default Judgment's Entry, Award of Damages

13-CV-6168
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Albus Denizcilik Ltd STI, Plaintiff v. Progress Bulk Carriers Ltd, Defendant, 15-CV-1256

Non-Party Garnishee's Motion to Vacate Rule B Attachment, Quash Subpoena Seeking Further Discovery Denied; Plaintiff Provided Sufficient Evidence Garnishee Possesses Tangible, Intangible Property in District Belonging to Defendant; Plaintiff's Interrogatory Responses Inadequate

15-CV-1256
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Youngers v. Virtus Investment Partners Inc., 15cv8262

Denial of Interlocutory Appeal of Ruling Investors Pleaded Loss Causation Explained

15cv8262
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bracken v. MH Pillars Inc., 15-CV-7302

Jurisdictional Discovery Permitted in Action Over Firms' Failure to Release Funds

15-CV-7302
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Moore v. Chapplus, 16-cv-6400

Denial of §2254 Relief Setting Aside Sentence For Stabbing, Killing Bus Driver Is Explained

16-cv-6400
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Rafiy v. The County of Nassau, 15-CV-6497

Medicare Contractor Is Government Agent Entitled to Immunity From §1983, 1985 Claims

15-CV-6497
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Miller v. City of Ithaca, 3:10-cv-597

Legal Fees Slashed in Ithaca Reverse Discrimination Case

3:10-cv-597
Senior District Judge Gary L. Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kirschner v. Fitzsimons, 12-cv-2652

U.S. Judge Clears Shareholders In Tribune Co. Bankruptcy Suit

12-cv-2652 (RJS)
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

S&R Development Estates LLC v. Town of Greenburgh, 16-CV-8043

'Town Defendants' Claim of Excusable Neglect For Failure to Timely Answer Suit Is Rejected

16-CV-8043
District Judge Cathy Seibel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Voronina v. Scores Holding Co., Inc., 16-cv-2477

Models, Actresses Fail to State Libel Claim Over Implication They Work at Strip Clubs

16-cv-2477
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bobcar Media, LLC v. Aardvark Event Logistics, Inc., 16-CV-885

Vehicles' Designs Sufficiently Similar to Deceive Ordinary Viewer; Infringement Plausibly Willful

16-CV-885
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Larson v. USA, 16-CV-00245

Dismissal of Challenge to Penalties Assessed For Failure to Register Tax Shelters Explained

16-CV-00245
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. One Red 2003 Hummer H2, 13-CV-993

Owner Denied Return of Seized Vehicle Sought To Be Forfeited Pursuant to 21 USC §881(a)

13-CV-993
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Musicali v. Carlin America, Inc., 14-cv-9270

Italian Music Publisher Lacks Standing to Assert Infringement by Tune Used by 'Muppets' on TV

14-cv-9270
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Free Country Ltd v. Drennen, 16 CV 8746

Clothier's Price Data Not Secret; Competitors Unaware of Private Information's Transfer

16 CV 8746
District Judge Jed S. Rakoff

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Conyers, 15-CR-537

Statute's Mandatory Life Sentence Unconstitutional As to Juveniles But Life Penalty Remains Valid

15-CR-537
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Yupa v. Country Stone & Fence Corp., 14-7384

Employer Granted Judgment in FLSA Overtime Suit; Individual, Enterprise Coverage Lacking

14-7384
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Minholz v. Lockheed Martin Corp., 1:16-CV-154

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Defendants In Antarctica Deployment Injury Lawsuit

1:16-CV-154
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Pierce, 16-MR-144

Court Revokes Magistrate's Order Releasing Drugs, Firearms Defendants Pending Trial

16-MR-144
District Judge Lawrence Vilardo

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American First Federal, Inc. v. Gordon, 16cv3958

Despite Motion's Denial Court Will Stay Case Pending State Suit if $1.5 Million Bond Posted

16cv3958
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cortina v. Anavex Life Sciences Corp., 15-CV-10162

Scienter, Misrepresentaitons Not Shown in Suit Charging Firm, Executives With Securities Fraud

15-CV-10162
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Deitrick v. The Gypsy Guitar Corp., 16 Civ. 616

Guitar Maker's Breach of Engagement Letter Sufficiently Alleged

16 Civ. 616
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Abbott Laboratories v. Adelphia Supply, 15-CV-5826

Fraud Claims Allowed to Proceed in Diabetes Test Strip Price Case

15-CV-5826 (CBA) (LB)
District Judge Carol Bagley Amon

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Speedfit LLC v. Woodway USA, Inc., 13-CV-1276

Infringement, Conversion Claims Dismissed; Correction of Inventorship Claim Survives

13-CV-1276
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Colliton v. Bunt, 15-CV-6580

Claims Arising From Imposition of Sex Offender Treatment as Probation Condition Dismissed

15-CV-6580
District Judge Cathy Seibel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Guy v. Comtec Industries, Ltd., 14 CV 7527

Pie Maker Fails to Show Dough Machinery Manufacturer Monopolized Relevant Market

14 CV 7527
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Wilde v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 14-CV-50

Railroad's Duty to Hurt Girl Did Not Include Fencing of Wingwall, an Open, Obvious Danger

14-CV-50
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rowe v. AAA Western, 5:15-CV-00063

ADA Claimant Granted Discovery Over Qualification for Contact Center Job

5:15-CV-00063
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System v. Bank of America, 11cv733

Judge Slashes $10M in Fees Over Firm's Use of Temporary Associates

11cv733 (WHP)
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pitre v. Griffin, 16 Civ. 6258

Habeas Relief from Murder, Drug Convictions Denied; Points of Error Barred or Meritless

16 Civ. 6258
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cope, 14cv7575

Freeze Order's Lift to Pay Attorneys' Fees, $25,000 for Living Expenses Is Explained

14cv7575
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hypnotic Hats, Ltd. v. Wintermantel Enterprises, LLC, 15-cv-06478

Court Has Long-Arm Jurisdiction Over Ohio, Georgia Firms Charged With Infringing Mark

15-cv-06478
District Judge Andrew Carter

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

AEI Life, LLC v. Lincoln Benefit Life Co., 14-CV-6449

N.Y. 'Center of Gravity' Renders STOLI Policy Incontestable, Enforceable Under N.Y. Law

14-CV-6449
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vertamedia Group, Inc. v. Patient Conversation Media, Inc., 15-CV-6281

Default Judgment Denied Vacatur; Defendant Only Speculated 'Shuttering' Prevented Service

15-CV-6281
District Judge I. Leo Glasser

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States v. Kamel Lambus, 15-CR-382

Government Appeals Judge's Suppression of Wiretap, GPS Data

15-CR-382
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Adams v. City of NY., 15cv6741

Police Had Arguable Probable Cause to Arrest Protestor For 'Making Unreasonable Noise'

15cv6741
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Buffalo Transportation, Inc. v. USA, 15-3959-ag

I-9 Forms Firm Presented to ICE at Audit Held Violations; ALJ's $75,600 Fine Stands

15-3959-ag
Before: Newman, Lynch, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Morrison, 16-MR-118

Denial of Motion to Revoke Order Detaining Drugs Defendants Pending Trial Explained

16-MR-118
District Judge Lawrence Vilardo

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Ciampa v. Oxford Health Ins., Inc., 15-CV-6451

'Davila-Montefiore' Test Met, Jurisdiction Exists Over Deceptive Practices Suit Against Health Plan

15-CV-6451
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jenkinson v. Baptiste-Bruno, 16 Civ. 4519

'Colorado River' Abstention Favored Over Federal Suit Arising From Balcony's Collapse

16 Civ. 4519
Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Riveredge Owners' Association v. Town of Cortlandt, Inc., 16 Civ. 5665

Objection Asserting Standing Lacks Legal Basis; Submissions Belie Sole Proprietorship Claim

16 Civ. 5665
District Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Southern District

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng, 08cv7834

Infringement Action's Prevailing Party Denied Attorneys' Fees Under Copyright Act

08cv7834
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Shkreli, 15-CR-637

Denial of Bill of Particulars, Disclosure Of 'Brady,' 'Giglio' Materials is Explained

15-CR-637
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vaccaro v. New Source Energy Partners L.P., 15 CV 8954

Securities Fraud Suit Dismissed; Disclosures Met Requirements of Securities Act §§11, 12(a)

15 CV 8954
District Judge Kimba M. Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Trowbridge v. Cuomo, 16 Civ. 3455

Judge Rejects Suit Over Bronx Bail But Leaves Opening

16 Civ. 3455
District Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Du Purton v. USA, 15-CV-1026

Coram Nobis Relief Denied; Challenge Rejected On Appeal, Second Circuit in Other Fraud Case

15-CV-1026
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Zurich Ins. Co. v. Crowley Latin America Services, LLC, 16-CV-1861

Subrogated Insurer Granted Arbitration Under Clause in Insured's Pact With Trucking Firm

16-CV-1861
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Huggins, 15-1676-cr

Court Wrongly Enhanced Sentence for Receiving Gross Receipts In Excess of $1M From Bank

15-1676-cr
Before: Winter and Cabranes, C.JJ., and Restani, J.†

U.S. District Court, Western District

Cooper v. Travis Hill et al., 12-CV-1227

Inmate's Subpoenas Could Survive Quash If Modified as Outlined in Table

12-CV-1227
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Ferran v. City of Albany, 1:14-cv-1362

Due Process Violations Alleged in Building's Demolition But Conspiracy Claim Not Supported

1:14-cv-1362
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Castelluzzo v. Consolidated Edison Co. of NY., Inc., 08-CV-2000

2016 Motion to Reopen Case Dismissed in 2011 For Failure to Prosecute Untimely, Lacks Merit

08-CV-2000
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Brach Family Foundation, Inc. v. AXA Equitable Life Ins. Co., 16-CV-740

Breach Claim Over Insurer's Increase of Policy Cost of Insurance Rates is Facially Plausible

16-CV-740
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kelen v. Nordstrom, Inc., 16 Civ. 1617

Credit Account Holder Lacks Standing to Sue Nordstrom Over Improperly Disclosed Fees

16 Civ. 1617
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Western District

Malkan v. Mutua, 1:12-CV-00236

Law School's Clinical Professor Lacked Property Interest in Renewed Three-Year Contract

1:12-CV-00236
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Ortiz, 14-CR-669

Sentences, Restitution Imposed for Home Invasion Robbery, Gun Possession Explained

14-CR-669
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Leonard, 15-2232-cr

114-Month Sentence May Be Reduced To No Less Than 97 Months in Prison

15-2232-cr
Before: Raggi, Chin, Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Serrano, 16cr169

Rule 29 Acquittal Judgment Denied, But Error Over Jury Instruction Leads to Rule 33 New Trial

16cr169
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA. Ex Rel. v. The City of NY., 14-CV-6455

FCA Quit Tam Suit Dismissed; FRCP 9(b) Not Satisfied, Fraudulent Intent Not Supported

14-CV-6455
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gonzalez v. Red Hook Container Terminal LLC, 16-CV-5104

Federal Question Jurisdiction Under LHWCA Lacking, Worker's Negligence Suit Remanded

16-CV-5104
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Crawford v. USA, 1:14-CV-1336

GSA Not Liable for Contractor's Failings In Clearing Ice from Building's Parking Lot

1:14-CV-1336
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lopez v. The U.S.A., 1:15-cv-9695

Slip and Fall Claim Against the United States Is Precluded by the Federal Tort Claims Act

1:15-cv-9695
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sarracco v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, 16-CV-221

Court That Has No Personal Jurisdiction Over New Jersey Law Firm Transfers Case to NJ

16-CV-221
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Global Reinsurance Corp. of America v. Century Indemnity Co., 15-2164-cv

Question Certified Regarding Per Occurrence Liability Cap in a Reinsurance Contract

15-2164-cv
Before: Pooler, Livingston, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

UP State Tower Co., LLC v. The Town of Kiantone, 1:16-cv-00069

No Injunctive Relief Where Town Has Not Decided on Application to Build Phone Tower

1:16-cv-00069
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. v. Town of Esopus, 1:16-CV-0307

Zoning Board's Finding Does Not Constitute A Final Decision on Proposed Residence

1:16-CV-0307
District Judge Glenn Suddaby