Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Allstate Ins. Co. v. A & F Medical P.C., 14-CV-6756

Subpoena for Doctor's Deposition Not Quashed; Doctor's Compliance Not Unduly Burdensome

14-CV-6756
Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Harris v. City of N.Y., 15-cv-8456

Police Not Entitled to Qualified Immunity; No Probable Cause Existed for Arrest

15-cv-8456
District Judge Colleen McMahon

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ye v. Gold Scollar Moshan PLLC, 14 Civ. 7683

Court Strikes Law Firm's Third-Party Complaint in Legal Malpractice Litigation

14 Civ. 7683
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Western District

Massimino v. Fidelity Workplace Services, LLC, 1:15-cv-01046

Claims 'Relate To' Covered Plan, Preempted By ERISA; Plaintiff Not Plan Beneficiary

1:15-cv-01046
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Padovano v. Fedex Ground Package System, Inc., 16-CV-17

FedEx Drivers' Action Over Misclassification As 'Independent Contractors' Proceeds

16-CV-17
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Trustees of the Upstate N.Y. Engineers Pension Fund v. Ivy Asset Management, 15-3124

Appeals Court Nixes Pension Fund's Claim Over Madoff Investments

15-3124
Before: Kearse, Jacobs, and Pooler, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Frohling, 13-3191-cv

Penalties Affirmed Against Lawyer Over Opinion Letters

13-3191-cv
Before: Kearse, Pooler, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Werner v. USA, 15-cv-00765

Lawsuit's Dismissal Under FRCP 41(b) For Failure to Prosecute Is Explained

15-cv-00765
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sajdlowska v. Guardian Service Industries, Inc., 16 Civ. 3947

Bargaining Pact Requires Arbitration Of Title VII Sex Harassment, Other Claims

16 Civ. 3947
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Zambrana v. Pressler and Pressler, LLP, 16-CV-2907

Governing 2003 Cardholder Agreement Requires Arbitration of Dispute Over Debt's Collection

16-CV-2907
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Thorpe v. County of St. Lawrence et al., 7:15-cv-736

Municipal Liability Claims Fail But Malicious Prosecution, Fair Trial Claims Not Dismissed

7:15-cv-736
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Black v. Anheuser-Busch In Bev, 14 Civ. 2693

LMRA §301 Hybrid Claim's Dismissal Requires Dismissal of Remaining Contract Breach Claim

14 Civ. 2693
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Brezler v. Mills, 14-CV-7424

Court Finds for Marine Suing to Stay in Corps

14-CV-7424 (JFB)
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Nathan Brown, 13-1706-cr

Appeals Court Judges Divided on Lengthy Sentence for Child Pornographer

13-1706-cr
Before: Pooler, Sack, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Williams v. County of Nassau, 14-CV-5959

Village, Police Denied Judgment in §1983 Suit; Issues Exist on False Arrest, Other Claims

14-CV-5959
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Figueroa v. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, 16-cv-00682

Chauffeur's Employment Intertwined with U.N. Mission's Diplomatic Work; Breach Claim Stands

16-cv-00682
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The State of N.Y., ex rel v. Citigroup Inc., 15-cv-07826

Qui Tam Action Under N.Y. False Claims Act Remanded; 'Grable-Gunn' Test Not Satisfied

15-cv-07826
District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Krug, 14-CR-102

Rulings on Motions in Limine in Rights Breach Prosecution Against Police Officers Explained

14-CR-102
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Stein v. 1-800-Flowers.Com, Inc., 16-CV-6252

Shareholder Not Shown Irreparably Harmed By Two of Proxy Statement's Proposals

16-CV-6252
District Judge Roslynn Mauskppf

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Algahaim, 15-2024

Trial Court Should Consider Non-Guidelines Sentences in Light of 'Effect of Loss' Enhancements

15-2024
Before: Newman, Winter, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Stuckey v. US, 16-CV-1787

Robbery Convictions 'Violent Felonies' for ACCA; 15-Year Sentence for Gun Possession Stands

16-CV-1787
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Finocchiaro v. NQ Mobile, Inc., 15 Civ. 6385

Plaintiff Is Inadequate Class Representative; Emails Raised Risk of Animus to Defendants

15 Civ. 6385
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

U.S. District Court, Western District

Klyczek v. Shannon, 1:15-CV-0963

FHA Suit Not Dismissed; Amended Complaint Alleges Premises is Multi-Family Residence

1:15-CV-0963
District JudgeGlenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Western District

Thomas v. Weitzman, 16-CV-6222

'Forum Defendant Rule' Barred Lawyer From Removing Legal Malpractice Action

16-CV-6222
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's v. National Railroad Passenger Corp., 16-MC-2778

Nonparty Must Respond to Amtrak's Subpoena In Suit Over Insurers' Reimbursement of Costs

16-MC-2778
Magistrate Judge Roane Man

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Browder v. Advertisement Carriers Enterprises, Inc., 15 Civ. 5594

Relevant 'Wolinsky' Factors Favor Approval Of Pact Settling FLSA Wage, Overtime Claims

15 Civ. 5594
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Claridge v. North American Power & Gas, LLC, 15-cv-1261

Rule 23 Requirements Met, Court Certifies Class In Breach Suit Against Energy Services Company

15-cv-1261
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. McCoy, 14-CR-6181

Indictment Alleges 'Knowingly', 'Willfully' Mens Rea Element for Hobbs Act Violation

14-CR-6181
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Citizens Bank v. Decena, 16-cv-1918

Ineffective Service of Adversary Pleadings 'Good Cause' to Vacate Default Judgment

16-cv-1918
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. George, 16 CR 197

Extra Item in Virgin Islands Law Leads to Ruling 'Sex Offense' Under SORNA Not Committed

16 CR 197
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hildred Temple v. Hudson View Owners Corp, 16-CV-3203

Request for Two Parking Spaces by Apartment's Disabled Tenants Not Reasonable Accommodation

16-CV-3203
District Judge Cathy Seibel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Stage Presence Inc., 16cv8219

Bankruptcy Court's Interlocutory Orders Not 'Final'; Appeal Thereof Denied

16cv8219
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Dervisholli v. Triangle General Contractors, Inc., 12 CV 4412

Notebook Entries Noted in Finding Burden Met As to 2007 to Oct. 2009 Overtime Pay Claims

12 CV 4412
District Judge Raymond Dearie

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Strivectin Operating Co., Inc. v. Beauty, 14-CV-6421

Hearing's Notice Insufficient to Put Defendant On Notice of Potential Default Judgment Entry

14-CV-6421
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Jabar Gilliam, 15-387

Circuit Upholds Police's Warrantless GPS Access

15-387
Before: Newman, Winter, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rothenberg v. Cinque Terre Financial Group, 16 CV 4774

Partial Reversal of Bankruptcy Court's Orders Arising From BVI Firm's Liquidation Explained

16 CV 4774
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Caunitz v. IBM Corp., 15 CV 9281

ERISA Suit Over HRA Benefits Denial Dismissed; Failure to Satisfy Plan Coverage Admitted

15 CV 9281
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Sklarski v. Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, 09-cv-633

Bridge Commission Not 'Agency' Under FOIA; Request for Severance Information Denied

09-cv-633
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Matter of Search of Information Associated, 16M1081

Defendant's Consent to Disclosure Moots Application for Warrant to Search Email

16M1081
Magistrate Judge James Orenstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Parisi v. Wipro Ltd., 16 Civ. 1824

New Jersey, Delaware Whistleblower Statutes Inapplicable to New York-Based Employee

16 Civ. 1824
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Giudice v. W. Scott Harlan, 15 CV 7330

Lawsuit May Only Be Partly Amended;Fourth Proposed Cause of Action Does Not State Claim

15 CV 7330
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Perez v. ServiceMaster Cleaning and Restoration by AMS, MC 16-2100

Court Compels Production of Documents Responsive to Administrative Subpoena

MC 16-2100
Magistrate Judge Anne Shields

U.S. District Court, Southern District

866 East 164th Street, LLC v. Union Mutual Fire Ins. Co., 16-CV-03678

Court Rules on Release of Documents by Lawyer Retained to Investigate Insured's Loss

16-CV-03678
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. District Court, Western District

Linza v. Colvin, 15-CV-567

Dismissal for Inadequate Service Denied; Discretionary Service Extension Granted

15-CV-567
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Northern District

OneBeacon American Ins. Co. v. Fulton Boiler Works, Inc., 5:13-cv-01525

Partial Judgment's Denial Not Reconsidered; FRCP 8 Declaratory Action Not Brought

5:13-cv-01525
District Judge: Mae A. D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Nayyar, 09 Cr. 1037

Right to Challenge Computer Evidence Waived; Independent Source Exception Applies to Admission

09 Cr. 1037
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Southern District

We Shall Overcome Foundation v. The Richmond Organization, Inc., 16cv2725

Challenges to Copyright in Song Survive; Fraud on Copyright Office Plausibly Alleged

16cv2725
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Heath Powers, 15-3867-cr

Controlling 'Rigas' Ruling Requires De Novo Re-Sentencing After Conviction's Partial Vacatur

15-3867-cr
Before: Cabranes, Pooler, and Parker, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Levy, 16-CR-270

Car Properly Parked, Defendant Did Not Smoke Marijuana But Gun, Drugs Not Suppressed

16-CR-270
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Western District

Micco v. Conagra Foods, Inc., 16-cv-6140

Injury Claimant May Alternatively Serve Firm By Serving Attorney, Mailings to Firm Addresses

16-cv-6140
Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Martinez v. The Republic of Cuba, 1:14-CV-00856

FSIA Bars Turn Over of Bank Accounts for Torture, Battery Cuban Spy Inflicted on Wife

1:14-CV-00856
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Mercator Corporation, Plaintiff v. Sapinda Holding B.V., Defendant, 15-cv-2970

Breach Action's Second Amended Complaint Dismissed For Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Over Defendant, Which Is Not Party to Purported Contract; Pleaded Contract Does Not Satisfy Statute of Frauds

15-cv-2970
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Dominelli v. North Country Academy, 1:16-cv-00203

Diabetic Fails to State Claim Under ADA for Failure to Accommodate Meal Break Request

1:16-cv-00203
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vargas v. The City of N.Y., 15 Civ. 8016

Officer Did Not Exhaust Remedies as to Claims Based on New NYPD Hearing Impaired Policy

15 Civ. 8016
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Color-Web, Inc. v. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Printing & Packaging Machinery, Ltd., 16cv1435

Claims Arising From Failed Purchase Of Printing Press Must Be Arbitrated

16cv1435
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Western District

Arnold v. First Citizens National Bank, 16-CV-6012

Person Has Standing to Enforce Mortgage, Note When Interest Therein Obtained by Assignment

16-CV-6012
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Dourlain v. United States/Internal Revenue Service, 5:16-CV-0245

Dismissal of Suit Challenging Validity Of IRS Tax Lien Notices Is Explained

5:16-CV-0245
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Brookfield Office Properties Inc. v. Manhattan West Hotel, 16 Civ. 1854

Hotelier May Claim Allegedly Infringed Trademark Is Descriptive, Not Protectable

16 Civ. 1854
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

George v. Professional Disbosables International, Inc., 15-CV-3385

'DeLuca' Factors Do Not Excuse Untimely Service; 'Good Cause' for Delay Not Shown

15-CV-3385
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Fama, 12-CR-186

Re-Sentencing to 78 Months for Armed Bank Robbery, 7 Years for Use of Gun Is Explained

12-CR-186
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America Corp., 14-CV-7126

Banks Accused of Manipulating Interest Rate Need Not Produce Papers as to Agency Probes

14-CV-7126
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

AGCS Marine Ins. Co. v. World Fuel Services, Inc., 14 Civ. 5902

Policy's Valuation Clause Refers to $17.9 Million 'Re-Sale' Invoice Defendant Sent its Customer

14 Civ. 5902
District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Welsh v. Rome Memorial Hospital, Inc., 6:14-CV-1423

Hospital's Nondiscriminatory Reason for Not Re-Hiring Worker Not Shown Pretext for Bias

6:14-CV-1423
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Padilla v. Yeshiva University, 15-CV-9203

LMRA §301 Preempts Claims Collective Bargaining Agreement Was Breached

15-CV-9203
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pastor v. Woodmere Fire District, 16-cv-892

Firefighter Plausibly Stated Timely Claim Over Insurer's Breach of Implied Covenant

16-cv-892
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Sloley v. Vanbramer, 1:14-cv-339

Strip Search Did Not Violate Fourth Amendment; Trooper Performing Search Entitled to Immunity

1:14-cv-339
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. C.F., S5 15 Cr. 445

Judge Declines to Charge Gang-Linked Teen as Adult

S5 15 Cr. 445 (PAE)
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Gigliotti, 15 CR 204

Peremptory Challenges Show Prima Facie 'Batson' Violation; Two Jurors Reinstated

15 CR 204
District Judge Raymond Dearie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ancona v. 3 West 16th Street, LLC, 16-cv-8804

Debtor Insufficiently Shows Irreparable Harm By Trustee's Appointment; TRO, Stay Denied

16-cv-8804
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Al Azzawi v. International Centre for Dispute Resolution, 16 Civ. 548

June 2016 California Federal Ruling Estops Plaintiff From Asserting Standing to Sue

16 Civ. 548
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Western District

Acosta v. American Lafrance, LLC, 14-CV-881A(F)

Buffalo Must Respond to Subpoenas for Records About Sirens on Its Firefighting Equipment

14-CV-881A(F)
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Nieves v. Fahmy, 15 Civ. 7297

False Arrest, Prosecution Claims Dismissed; Other Claims' Dismissal Subject to Show Cause

15 Civ. 7297
District Judge Ann Donnelly

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Constellation Brands v. National Labor Relations Board, 15-2442-ag

15-2442-ag
Before: Walker, Cabranes, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. Bout, 15-3592-cr

Appeals Court Rejects Russian Arms Trafficker's Bid for New Trial

15-3592-cr
Before: Walker, Jr., Hall, Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Nero v. MTA N.Y. City Transit Authority, 15-cv-3751

ADA Suit Against NYCTA Procedurally Barred, Is 'Meritless' Under 'McDonnell Douglas'

15-cv-3751
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Impax Laboratories, Inc. v. Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, 16 Civ. 3241

2015 APA Covered All Aspects of Dispute Over Medicaid Rebate Liability Assessed on Drug

16 Civ. 3241
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Martinez v. Consulate General of Algeria in N.Y., 16 Civ. 2390

FSIA Noted in Approval of $65,000 Settlement Of Chauffeur's Overtime Claims Against Consulate

16 Civ. 2390
Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman

U.S. District Court, Northern District

LoPorto v. County of Rensselaer, 1:15-CV-0866

Attorneys, Law Firm Disqualified for Violating Professional Conduct Rules 1.7(a)(1), 1.10(a)

1:15-CV-0866
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kebapci v. Tune Core Inc., 15-cv-7141

Asset Freeze Denied in Infringement Action Over Turkish Singer's 1990s Compositions

15-cv-7141
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Manchanda v. Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft Bing, 16-CV-3350

Court Rejects Attorney's Claims Against Internet Providers

16-CV-3350 (JPO)
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Benex LC v. First Data Merchant Services Corp., 14-CV-6393

Dismissal of Merchant's Amended Claim Payment Processor Breached Implied Covenant Explained

14-CV-6393
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Grgurev v. Licul, 1:15-cv-9805

'Winston' Factors Show Parties Did Not Reach Settlement; No Intent To Be Bound Absent Writing

1:15-cv-9805
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Uzoukwu v. Krawiecki, 10-CV-4960

Probable Cause Existed to Arrest Man for Violating Playground's Rule Barring Adults

10-CV-4960
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Western District

Roberts v. Artus, 6:15-cv-06525

Apartment's Robber Denied Habeas Relief; Court Asked to Re-Weigh Evidence, Jury Findings

6:15-cv-06525
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Otts v. Colvin, 15-CV-6731

DIB, SSI Benefits' Denial Remanded; ALJ Failed To Reconcile RFC Finding With Medical Record

15-CV-6731
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Choudry v. Durrani, 14-CV-4562

Smoke Shop Worker Entitled to $809,760.59 On Pay, Overtime Claims Under FLSA, NYLL

14-CV-4562
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Bartone v. Mattera, 15-CV-6362

Teacher's ADA Disability Discrimination Claim Barred by 300-Day Limit Period

15-CV-6362
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Torin Assoc., Inc. v. Perez, 15 Civ. 8043

Lender Is Entitled to $150,000 Judgment Against Loan's Guarantors Jointly, Severally

15 Civ. 8043
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Western District

Green v. USA, 14-CR-74

Plea Agreement Bars 28 USC §2255 Relief; No Evidence Lawyer, Prosecutor Induced Plea

14-CR-74
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Leevson v. Aqualife USA, Inc., 14-CV-6905

Tangled Facts, Issues in FLSA, NYLL Suit Over Wages, Commissions Require Trial by Jury

14-CV-6905
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Johnson, 15-CR-32

Robbery Conviction Not 'Crime of Violence' Under 2014 Guidelines Avoiding Ex Post Facto Breach

15-CR-32
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Golding v. City of N.Y., 15-CV-03498

Counsel Found Entitled to Reduced Fee Award For Responding to Unnecessary Motion Practice

15-CV-03498
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Garcia v. Superintendent of Great Meadow Correctional Facility, 16-2863

Prior Petitions' Dismissal as 'Incomprehensible' 'On Merits' for Successive §2254 Bid Purposes

16-2863
Before: Kearse, Jacobs, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Byrd v. Grove Street Management Corp., 6:16-cv-6017

Summary Judgment Motion Is Premature; Shifting Allegations Were Vague, Conclusory

6:16-cv-6017
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Clark v. USA, 1:16-CV-0740

'Rooker-Feldman', Immunities Noted in Action's Dismissal; Permission for Future Filings Queried

1:16-CV-0740
District Judge Brenda Sannes

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Gevorkyan v. Judelson, 15-3249-cv

Second Circuit Punts Bond Question to NY High Court

15-3249-cv
Before: Jacobs, Parker, and Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

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

Lawsuit's Remand to State Court Denied; APA's Forum Clause Did Not Bar Removal

16 Civ. 2252
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Pritchette, 16cr331

Post-Arrest Statements Suppressed; Two-Step Interrogation Used in April, Continued in May

16cr331
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Sanford v. USA, 16-1840

Plea Compact's Collateral Attack Waiver Bars Motion to File Successive §2255 Challenge

16-1840
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Wesley, and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Happy Homes, LLC v. Jenerette-Snead, 15-CV-01788

No Clear Error as to Foreclosure Judgment, But Principal Balance Must Be Documented

15-CV-01788
District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Schatzki v. Weiser Capital Management, LLC, 10 Civ. 4685

Illegality Defense, Commissions Claim Denied Dismissal in Suit by Broker's Representative

10 Civ. 4685
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Caputo v. Copiague Union Free School District, 15-5292

NYSHRL Failure to Accommodate Claims Time-Barred; Retaliation Claim is Plausible

15-5292
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Cross Commerce Media, Inc. v. Collective, Inc., 15-782

Unregistered 'Collective' Mark Was Suggestive; Infringement Rulings Partly Reversed, Vacated

15-782
Before: Kearse, Pooler, and Sack, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Jiles v. Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, 6:16-CV-06051

Title VII Complaint Time-Barred as Filed More Than 300 Days After NYSDHR Complaint Filed

6:16-CV-06051
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Walsh, 15-CR-91

Funds Theft, Wire Fraud Conviction Stands; 18 USC §666(c) 'Safe Harbor' Inapplicable

15-CR-91
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Romero v. DHL Express (U.S.A), Inc., 15-cv-4844

LMRA §301 Preempts Contract Breach Claims Over Bargaining Pacts' Violation

15-cv-4844
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Levi Huebner, on behalf of himself and all other similarly situated customers, Plaintiff v. Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding LLC, Defendants, 14 Civ. 6046

Debt Collector's Application for Attorneys' Fees, Costs Partly Granted in Action Challenging Lawyer's Bid to Turn $131 Debt Into Technical Violation so as to Serve as Class Representative in Action Where There Was No FDCPA Violation, for Class That Could Never Be Ascertained; That Plaintiff's Original Counsel Failed to Recognized Case Was Devoid of Merit Was 'Beyond the Pale'; Joint, Several Sanction on Plaintiff, Original Counsel Is Limited to Attorney's Fees, Costs Incurred in Connection with Sanctions Motion, Class Cetification Motion's Opposition

14 Civ. 6046
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Higginbotham v. Sylvester, 14-cv-8549

Probable Cause Existed to Arrest OWS Protest Photographer for Reckless Endangerment

14-cv-8549
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Melito v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., 14-CV-2440

Law of Case Doctrine Bars Relitigation of Issues Decided in Order Allowing Third-Party Complaint

14-CV-2440
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Rosemond, 15-940-cr

Murder for Hire Conviction Vacated, Remanded; Proffer Pact's Waiver Provision Wrongly Applied

15-940-cr
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Lin Television Corp. v. National Assoc. of Broadcast Employees, 14-CV-1048

Union Granted Judgment Enforcing Award Requiring Technician to Apply for STD Leave

14-CV-1048
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

First Horizon Bank v. Moriarty-Gentile, 10-CV-00289

Bank May Hold Conveyance's Transferee Liable For Entire Judgment Over Credit Line's Default

10-CV-00289
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Upstate Citizens For Equality v. United States, 15-1688

Judges OK Seizure of 13,000 Acres for Oneida Nation's Casino

15-1688
Before: Livingston, Chin, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

McGuire-Welch v. The House of The Good Shepherd, 6:14-CV-0278

Legitimate, Nondiscriminatory Reasons For Firing Not Rebutted as Pretextual

6:14-CV-0278
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rouse v. Stevens, 13-CV-01443

Antique Shop, Owner Did Not Act With Scienter in Fraud Action Over Statues' Sale

13-CV-01443
Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn

U.S. District Court, Western District

Omaro v. O'Connell, 6:14-CV-06209

Prison Sergeant's Acts Over Ramadan Fast Violated Inmate's First Amendment Rights

6:14-CV-06209
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Frommert v. Becker, 00-CV-6311

Prejudgment Interest in ERISA Action To Be Calculated Using Prime Rate

00-CV-6311
District Judge David Larimer

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Blake v. N.Y. City Health, 14 Civ. 3340

Rule 68 Offer Limits Fees to Those Before March 9; Reduced $36,943 Fee Awarded

14 Civ. 3340
Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Davis v. Kosinsky, 16-cv-1750

Court Tosses Suit by Lawyer Aspiring to NY Constitutional Convention Seat

16-cv-1750 (JGK)
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Joseph Solomon, Defendant, 16-CR-286

Cocaine Smuggler Sentenced to Six Months' Time Served, Three Years' Supervised Release Is Expected To Be Deported to Jamaica After Release From Custody; Interests of Justice Best Served by Immediate Deportation, Imprisonment Would Cost Taxpayers $31,976 Annually

16-CR-286
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hackshaw v. Urquiaga, 15 Civ. 4005

2014 Release Bars 2012 42 USC §1983 Claims Against City, Police Officers

15 Civ. 4005
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mondis Technology Ltd. v. Wistron Corp., 15-CV-02340

Arbitral Award Confirmed; Firm's Tax Duty Under Taiwan Law Not Clear on Record

15-CV-02340
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Vasconcelos v. Lynch, 15-1308-ag

ESTA Record Is Sufficient Evidence of Hearing Waiver; DHS Need Not Produce Signed I-94W

15-1308-ag
Before: Kearse, Jacobs, and Parker, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Well-Made Toy M'FG Corp. v. Flowers, Inc., 16-cv-1380

Ordinary Observer Would Find Esthetic Appeal of Parties' Dolls Nearly Identical

16-cv-1380
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Patterson, 15-CR-287-21

Sentence Given Gang Member Who Pleaded Guilty to Defrauding Banks Is Explained

15-CR-287-21
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Heller v. Bedford Central School Distist, 16-242

Man Who Lost Gun Rights After Rants Loses Appeal

16-242
Before: Jacobs, Livingston, C.JJ, Rakoff,* D.J.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sioleski v. Capra, 16 CV 1185

Prison Superintendent Granted Judgment On Inmate's Non-Recognition as Native American

16 CV 1185
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Chauca v. Abraham, 15-1777

N.Y. High Court Should Decide Punitive Damages Standard for NYCHRL Pregnancy Bias Claims

15-1777*
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Sack and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Zap v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., 6:15-cv-00624

Foreclosure Challenge Charging MERS With Breach, Fraud Dismissed; Quiet Title Claim Fails

6:15-cv-00624
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Emjay Environmental Recycling, Ltd., 12-CV-1865

Garnishees Must Satisfy $1 Million Judgment Due to Their Violation of Restraining Notices

12-CV-1865
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Reddy v. Catone, 5:13-cv-00707

Rule 60 Motion to Vacate Judgment Sought To Relitigate Merits, Made Conclusory Claims

5:13-cv-00707
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Storms v. Veterans of Foreign Wars of The U.S., 15 Civ. 1038

Local VFW Volunteer's 'Bivens' Claims Dismissed For Lack of Jurisdiction, Failure to State Claim

15 Civ. 1038
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Eastern District U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pierre v. Planet Automotive, Inc., 13-CV-675

Car Loan's Assignee Denied Reconsideration Of Denial of TILA Breach Claim's Dismissal

13-CV-675 13-CV-675
District Judge Margo Brodie District Judge Margo Brodie

U.S. District Court, Western District

Burzynski v. USA, 13-CV-766

Motions to Extend Discovery Deadline, Partial Summary Judgment as to Negligence Denied

13-CV-766
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Contreras, 15-CR-33

Severance Motion, Speedy Trial Claims Denied; No Spillover Prejudice From Joint Trial

15-CR-33
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Lowinger v. Morgan Stanley & Company 14-3800-cv

Facebook IPO Underwriters Not Subject to Disgorgement, Court Rules

14-3800-cv
Before: Winter, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Abbott Laboratory v. H&H Wholesale Services, 15-3785-cv

Second Circuit Approves Sales Ban on 'Gray Market' Diabetes Test Strips

15-3785-cv(L)
Before: Katzmann, C.J., Winter, Wesley, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Silberberg v. Board of Elections of The State of New York, 16-cv-8336

Federal Judge Rejects Ballot Selfies in New York

16-cv-8336
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Southern Districts

Shamrock Power Sales, LLC, Plaintiff v. John Scherer, et al., Defendants, 12-CV-8959

Court Uses Equitable Powers to Freeze Defendants' Assets in Lawsuit Asserting Misappropriation of Confidential Trade Secrets Through Faithless Servant, Fiduciary Duty's Breach; Defendant's May Jointly Withdraw up to $5,818 Monthly for Living Expenses

12-CV-8959
District Judge Kenneth M. Karas

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Shah v. Levy, 13 Civ. 2975

Suit for Defamation, Tortious Interference Over Former Co-Worker's Emails Continues

13 Civ. 2975
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dial Corp. v. News Corp., 13cv6802

Settlement Is Fair, Reasonable; Law Firms Are Awarded $48.8 Million in Legal Fees

13cv6802
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Perkins v. Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, 14 Civ. 1681

Safety Officer Need Not Be Paid Overtime For Meal Break With Communication Device

14 Civ. 1681
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. McGinn, Smith & Co., Inc., 1:10-cv-457

Receiver's Plan to Distribute Entities' Pooled Assets to Investors on Pro Rata Basis Approved

1:10-cv-457
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mazza v. Special Touch Home Care Services, Inc., 16-CV-1185

CBA Mandates Arbitration of Claims Alleging Home Care Wage Parity, Labor Laws' Breach

16-CV-1185
District Judge Allyne Ross

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Visual Impact Films Corp. v. Athalon Sportgear, Inc., 16 CV 355

Claim Rival's Backpack Infringed Three-Sided Backpack's Trade Dress Survives Dismissal

16 CV 355
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank Ltd., 15cv894

Panamanian Broker-Dealer Denied Judgment It Did Not Violate §5 of Securities Act of 1933

15cv894
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Lawrence v. Sol G. Atlas Realty Co., Inc., 15-3087

CBA Clause Did Not Clearly, Unmistakably Waive Pursuit of Statutory Claims in Federal Court

15-3087
Before: Jacobs, Livingston, C.JJ., and Rakoff,* D.J.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Handschu v. Police Departartment of the City of New York, 71 Civ. 2203

Judge Faults Proposed Settlement Over NYPD Surveillance of Muslims

71 Civ. 2203
District Judge Charles S. Haight, Jr.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. James Rosemond, 15-940-cr

Circuit Overturns Former Rap Mogul's Murder Conviction

15-940-cr
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Quiroz v. Dolceria, 14-CV-871

Apportionment of Fees, Costs Awarded FLSA, NYLL Action's Prevailing Plaintiff Explained

14-CV-871
Magistrate Judge Viktor Pohorelsky

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dentsply International Inc. v. Dental Brands for Less LLC, 15 Civ. 8775

Antitrust Injuries From Alleged Horizontal Minimum Price-Fixing Conspiracy Not Shown

15 Civ. 8775
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Khawar v. USA, 15-cv-05784

Right to File 28 USC §2255 Petition Waived, Ineffective Counsel Claim Lacks Merit

15-cv-05784
District Judge Thomas Griesa

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Stratton v. Ernst & Young, LLP, 15-CV-1047

Race Discrimination Not Shown; Complainant Not Qualified for Position He Was Not Hired For

15-CV-1047
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Western District

Douglass v. Forster & Garbus LLP, 16-CV-6487

Collection Letter Violated 'Avila', FDCPA §1692e By Not Stating Interest, Fees May Raise Balance

16-CV-6487
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gustavia Home, LLC v. Rutty, 16-cv-2823

Discovery Needed Into Florida Firm's Business Before Decision on Its Need for License in NY

16-cv-2823
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Mitchell v. New York City., 14-0767-cv

Appeals Court Revives Civil Rights Lawsuit for Mass False Arrest

14-0767-cv
Before: Winter, Pooler, and Sack, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Sergentakis, 15 Cr. 33

Involuntary Antipsychotic Medication To Restore Trial Competence Is Granted

15 Cr. 33
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Biear v. USA, 15-cv-8761

Evidence Supported Jury's Verdict; Innocence Claims Barred Plea Negotiations' Entertainment

15-cv-8761
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vis Vires Group, Inc. v. Endonovo Therapeutics, Inc., 16-cv-470

Bulk of Claims Over Firm's Refusal to Effect Debt-to-Equity Conversion Survive Dismissal

16-cv-470
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Granados v. Singas, 16-CV-2212

Habeas Application Time-Barred Under AEDPA; Appeal Delay Undermined Innocence Claim

16-CV-2212
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Palmer/Kane LLC v. Stevens, 1:15-cv-7404

Other Court's Different Interpretation of Identical Evidence Is Inadequate Basis for Reconsideration

1:15-cv-7404
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Calaff v. Capra, 15 Civ. 7868

'Notice of Right to Appeal' Is Unconstitutional Precondition on Right to Appellate Counsel

15 Civ. 7868
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Partita Partners LLC v. USA, 15-cv-2561

$4 Million Deduction Based on Preservation Easement Not Authorized Under §170(h)(4)(B)

15-cv-2561
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

McGinty v. Professional Claims Bureau, Inc., 15-cv-4356

Bulk of Claims Over Collection Letters Support Assertions of FDCPA's Violation

15-cv-4356
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. $70,932.00 U.S. Currency et al, 16-CV-245

Motion to Dismiss Forfeiture Actions, Return Seized Items Should be Denied

16-CV-245
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Olaf Soot Design, LLC, Plaintiff v. Daktronics, Inc. and Daktronics Hoist, Inc., Defendants, 15 Civ. 5024

Clear, Convincing Evidence Demonstrates No Condition or Set of Conditions Would Reasonably Assure Community's Safety if Violent Street Gang's Member Is Released on Bail

15 Civ. 5024
District Judge Robert Sweet

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Port Authority Police Benevolent Assoc., Inc. v. The Port Authority of N.Y., 15-CV-3526

Complaint May Be Amended to Add Defendants, Declaration Phone Search Policy Is Unlawful

15-CV-3526
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Legrá v. Board of Education, 14-cv-9245

Title VII, ADA, ADEA Claims Filed More Than 90 Days After EEOC Right-to-Sue Letter Received

14-cv-9245
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Barba v. Allianz Global Risks US Ins. Co., 16 Civ. 2673

Policy's 'Owned Aircraft' Exclusion Bars Claims Against Owners of Helicopter Over 2012 Crash

16 Civ. 2673
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Paulsen v. PrimeFlight Aviation Services, Inc., 16 Civ. 5338

Airline Service Firm Is 'Burns' Successor, Must Bargain With SEIU Local 32BJ

16 Civ. 5338
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

I.C. v. Delta Galil USA, 1:14-cv-7289

Although Amended Complaint's Delayed Filing Affected Litigation Motion for Costs, Fees Denied

1:14-cv-7289
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

EMI Christian Music Group v. MP3tunes,, 14-4369-cv

Circuit Revives Copyright Infringement Case Against MP3tunes

14-4369-cv(L)
Before: Cabranes, Straub, and Lohier, C.JJ.

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

United States of America, Plaintiff United States of America, Plaintiff v. v. Kavone Horton, a/k/a "Styles," Defendant Kavone Horton, a/k/a "Styles," Defendant, 116-cr-0212 116-cr-0212

Clear, Convincing Evidence Demonstrates No Condition or Set of Conditions Would Reasonably Assure Community's Safety if Violent Street Gang's Member Is Released on Bail

116-cr-0212 116-cr-0212
District Judge Lewis Kaplan District Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cain v. Christine Valmy International School of Esthetics, 1:16-cv-170

Beauty School Not State Actor, 'Cyberstalking' Claim Under CDA Lacks Private Right of Action

1:16-cv-170
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Deutsche Bank AG, 16cv6544

Monitor Appointed to Oversee Bank's Compliance With Dodd-Frank Swap Disclosure Requirements

16cv6544
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cain v. Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics, Inc., 13 Civ. 7834

Student Properly Expelled as Unqualified Even if Conduct Related to Mental Disability

13 Civ. 7834
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Owens v. Clark, 9:16-CV-0097

Inmate's Medical Indifference Claim Dismissed; Dental Surgeon's Culpable Mental State Not Shown

9:16-CV-0097
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Scotto v. HSN, Inc., 13-CV-2471

Issues Exist on Warning, Design Defect, Implied Breach Claims Over Pressure Cooker Accident

13-CV-2471
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. District Court, Southern District

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

Information Obtained During Settlement May Support Motion to Amend Complaint

15 Civ. 8643
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ING Bank N.V. v. M/V Voge Fiesta, 16-cv-2051

Security Amounts Set in Attachment Actions; 'Claims Fairly Stated' Do Not Include Legal Fees

16-cv-2051
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Western District

Ruffrano v. HSBC Finance Corp., 15CV958

Defendant Need Not Produce Materials About Call System; Privilege Log Must Be Produced

15CV958
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Arnold v. The Research Foundation for the State University of NY., 15-cv-05971

Complaint May Be Amended to Claim Research Foundation Interfered With Rights Under FMLA

15-cv-05971
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ceona Pte Ltd. v. BMT Giant, 16cv4437

Award For Charter's Breach Partly Confirmed; Request for Legal Fees Denied as Unsupported

16cv4437
District Judge William Pauely

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hamilton v. Warden, 15-cv-4031

Muslim Inmate Fails to State Eighth Amendment Claim But States Claims Over ESH Confinement

15-cv-4031
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Northern District U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cross v. City of Albany, 6:16-CV-00418

Officer Lacked Suspicion to Stop Taxi, But False Arrest Claim Over Tickets' Issuance Dismissed

6:16-CV-00418 6:16-CV-00418
District Judge Lawrence Kahn District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Gisinger v. Partners, 16 Civ. 1564

WARN Suits Referred to Bankruptcy Court; Actions' Consolidation Denied as Moot

16 Civ. 1564
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Power UP Lending Group, Ltd v. Murphy, 16-cv-1454

Forum Clause Enforceable Against Principals Who Entered Compact on Corporation's Behalf

16-cv-1454
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Thieriot v. Jaspan Schlesinger Hoffman, LLP, 07-CV-5315

Bulk of Law Firm's, Partners' Limine Motions In Malpractice Suit Over Home's Sale Denied

07-CV-5315
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Orosz v. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 15CV8504

Title VII Pregnancy Discrimination For Failure to Hire Claim Is Stated

15CV8504
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Western District

Mills v. Genesee County, 1:11-cv-00383

Dismissal Ruling Not Vacated, Rule 11 Sanctions Denied; 'Extraordinary Circumstances' Not Shown

1:11-cv-00383
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Johnson v. USA, 92-CR-0159A

14-Year Delay in Filing Rule 60(b) Motion 'Unreasonable'; Audita Querela Relief Denied

92-CR-0159A
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Paul E. Buoni, Plaintiff v. Citibank N.A., as Trustee of the Lehman XS Trust 2007-11, et al., Defendants, 1:15-cv-1156

'Rooker-Feldman' Doctrine, Res Judicata Inapplicable But Collateral Estoppel Requires Dismissal of Breach, Quiet Title Action Challenging Mortgage's Validity

1:15-cv-1156
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vayngurt v. Southwest Credit Systems, L.P., 16-CV-2261

Collection Fee Due When Collection Notice Sent; Sentence Did Not Contradict Validation Notice

16-CV-2261
District Judge Allyne Ross

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Al-Qadaffi v. Acacia Network, 16-CV-05423

Dismissal of Muslim Shelter Resident's Claims Over Halal Meals Is Explained

16-CV-05423
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Troman v. American Federation of State, 16-CV-6948

Parent Union's Constitution Not Violated When Administratorship Imposed on Affiliate Local

16-CV-6948
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Phoenix NLP, LLC v. Capital Hotel, Inc., 1:15-cv-80

Prima Facie Case for Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure Made; Attorneys' Fees Explained

1:15-cv-80
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Northern District

AMA Acquisitions Trust v. Argent Mortgage Co., LLC, 16-cv-00244

Suit Not Dismissed But Trust Cannot Proceed Unless Represented by Admitted Attorney

16-cv-00244
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Southern District

OneCall Ltd. v. iYogi, Inc., 16-cv-766

Firm Is Entitled to $145,270 Plus 9 Percent Prejudgment Interest for Contract's Breach

16-cv-766
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Marinello, 15-2224

Omission Is Way Tax Code's Administration May Be Corruptly Impeded Under §7212(a)

15-2224
Before: Pooler and Sack, C.JJ., and Failla, D.J.*

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Arch Trading Corp. v. The Republic of Ecuador, 15-2065

Ecuador Entities Not Engaged in Commercial Activity in U.S.; FSIA Takings Exception Inapplicable

15-2065
Before: Pooler, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Escalera, 14-CR-133

Rule 16 Discovery Denied in Inmate Assault Case But Inmates' Identities Must Be Sought

14-CR-133
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ACP Investment Group, LLC v. Blake, 15-CV-9364

Award Confirmed; Vesting Issue Within Scope Of Agreement's Broad Arbitration Clause

15-CV-9364
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Prevezon Holdings Ltd., 16-132-cv

Circuit Disqualifies Firm From Money Laundering Case

16-132-cv
Before: Pooler, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Government v. Reza Zarrab, Defendant, 15 Cr 867 (RMB)

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Indictment Over Illegal Iran Trades

15 Cr 867 (RMB)
District Judge Richard Berman

U.S. District Court, Western District

Harrison v. The City of Corning, 15-CV-6716-CJS

Judge: Suspect's Rights Not Violated by Police Chase Leading to Death by Exposure

15-CV-6716-CJS
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kinojuz I.P. (a company under the laws of Kazakhstan), Plaintiff v. IRP International Inc., Oulian Doubinine, and Igor Erlikh, Defendants, CV-11-299

Kazakhstan Movie Production Company Is Entitled to $200,000 Plus Prejudgment Interest from Defendants Jointly and Severally; Movie Firm Owes No Contractual Duty to Defendant as to Merchandise Delivered to Kazakhstan; Insufficient Predicate Acts for Racketeering Violating RICO

CV-11-299
Magistrate Judge Viktor Pohorelsky

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Peeq Media, LLC v. Buccheri, 16-CV-5292

Jurisdiction, Venue, Proper for Diversity Suit Claiming Fiduciary Duty Breach, Aiding, Abetting

16-CV-5292
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Olson v. Superintendent Connolly, 15 Civ. 6498

Burglar Showed Awareness of Pleading Guilty To Separate Charges; Habeas Relief Denied

15 Civ. 6498
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Flores, 15 Cr. 765

Cocaine Defendants' Statements Voluntarily Given After 'Miranda' Waiver Not Suppressed

15 Cr. 765
District Judge Paul Crotty

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gazzola v. County of Nassau, 16-cv-0909

§1983 Claims Against County Survive in Suit Over Jail Inmates' Inadequate Medical Care

16-cv-0909
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Amin v. Hulihan, 10-CV-2293

Manslaughter Convict Denied Habeas Relief; Court Aware of Mental History During Trial

10-CV-2293
District Judge Pamela Chen

U.S. District Court, Western District

Scott-Iverson v. Independent Health Assoc., Inc., 13-CV-451

FRCP 37(a)(5)(B) Award of Expenses, Legal Fees for Opposing Motion Explained

13-CV-451
Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Thomas, 16-CR-147

'Expert' May Not Testify; Convictions May Be Cross-Examined But Not Raised in Case-in-Chief

16-CR-147
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Brigitte Vosse, Plaintiff-Appellant v. The City of New York, Commissioner Robert D. Limandri, of the New York City Department of Buildings, Defendants-Appellees, 15-4052-cv

Circuit Upholds Zoning Ban of Apartment Peace Sign

15-4052-cv
Before: Lynch, Droney, C.JJ., Reiss, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pfeffer v. N.Y. City Depart. of Finance, 15 CV 3547

Class Certification Granted in ADA Suit Over Rent Freeze Program's Administration by Agency

15 CV 3547
District Judge Raymond Dearie

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pearl River Union Free School District v. King, 12-CV-2938

Letter of Findings Not 'Final Agency Action' Subject to Judicial Review; APA Suit Dismissed

12-CV-2938
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kurtz v. Kimberly-Clark, 14-CV-1142

14-CV-1142
District Judge Jack B. Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Rojas v. Port Auth. of N.Y., 15-CV-6185

Discrimination Suit Is Dismissed; Claims Under Title VII, §1983, 'Monell' Not Stated

15-CV-6185
District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kenyon v. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 16 Misc. 327

Publisher Must Produce Documents Responsive To Author's Subpoena in Mark Confusion Suit

16 Misc. 327
District Judge John Keenan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Meeker v. Starfish Children's Services, 16-cv-2263

Diversity Suit Over Child's Adoption Dismissed Under 28 USC §1406(a) for Improper Venue

16-cv-2263
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mann v. USA, 16 Civ. 7556

§2255 Relief Denied; No Basis to Overcome Voluntary Waiver of Challenges to Sentence

16 Civ. 7556
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Diby v. Kepco Inc., 16-CV-583

FMLA Interference, Retaliation Claims Dismissed Unless Complaint Is Amended

16-CV-583
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Arbuckle v. The City of N.Y., 14 Civ. 10248

Photographers' False Arrest, Retaliation Claims Survive in Action Over Arrests at OWS Protest

14 Civ. 10248
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ng v. King Henry Realty, Inc., 16 Civ. 0013

Public Interest Lawyers Entitled to Fees at Rates Commensurate to Lawyers in Private Practice

16 Civ. 0013
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fallman v. Hotel Insider, Ltd., 14cv10140

'Certificate' Shows Service Not Completed Properly Under Hague Convention

14cv10140
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

E.A. Sween Co., Inc. v. Big City Deli Express Corp., 14-CV-6031

Infringement Complaint Dismissed; Likelihood Of Confusion Between Parties' Marks Not Shown

14-CV-6031
District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Watkins-El v. Dept. of Edu., 16-CV-2256

Family Decisions Not Shown to Take Precedence Over New York's School Vaccination Laws

16-CV-2256
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

XYZ Two Way Radio Service v. Uber Technologies, 15-cv-3015

False Advertising Suit Against Uber by Competing Companies Thrown Out

15-cv-3015
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

TCA Television v. McCollum, 16-134-cv

Second Circuit Rejects Fair Use in 'Who's on First' Copyright Case

16-134-cv
Before: Jacobs, Calabresi, Raggi, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re: Lyondell Chemical Co., et al., Debtors, 16cv518

Finding Knowledge of CEO, Acting in Authority, May Be Imputed to Firm Is Not Reconsidered

16cv518
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Poretsky v. Hirise Engineering, P.C., 15-CV-4012

RICO Charge Over 'Sandy' Claim's Adjustment Preempted by National Flood Insurance Act

15-CV-4012
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tube City IMS, LLC v. Anza Capital Partners, LLC, 14 Civ. 1783

Turnover Ruling Stayed Pending Submissions As to Post-Judgment Interest, Attorney Fees

14 Civ. 1783
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Western District

Hollinsworth v. Colvin, 15-CV-543

ALJ's Mechanical Application of 'Age Categories' To SSI Applicant Was Error Warranting Remand

15-CV-543
District Judge Frank Geraci

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Eldridge, 09-CR-329

Trial on 'Unresolved', 'Severed' Counts Deferred Until Appeal on Counts of Conviction Resolved

09-CR-329
District Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Application of Accent Delight International Ltd., 16-MC-125

Magistrate's Letter Noted in Grant of Petition For Discovery for Use in Monaco Criminal Case

16-MC-125
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Bellino v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 14-cv-3139

Bank Must Present Satisfaction to County Clerk Within 30 Days After Mortgage Is Paid Off

14-cv-3139
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rush v. Malin, 15 CV 3103

Prison System Has Legitimate Reasons for Shiite Muslim's Religious Observations With Sunnis

15 CV 3103
District Judge Vincent Briccetti

U.S. District Court, Western District

Aboushama v. EMF Corp., 15-CV-6073L

Judgment on Pleadings for Firm in Title VII Discrimination Action Is Explained

15-CV-6073L
District Judge David Larimer

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Church of God by Faith, Inc. v. Carver Federal Savings Bank, 14-CV-5448

Third-Party Malpractice Suit Time-Barred; Claim Accrued in Sept. 2009, Not Sept. 14, 2014

14-CV-5448
District Judge Jospeph Bianco

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Process America, Inc.,* Plaintiff-Counter-Defendant-Appellant v. Cynergy Holdings, LLC, Defendant-Counter-Claimant-Appellee, 15-2081-cv

Independent Service Organization Breached Contract by Soliciting Bankcard Processor's Customers After Contract's Termination But $8.8 Million Damages Calculation Gave Bankcard Processor More Than Expected Value of Contract Because It Did Not Account for Saved Costs; Damages Must Be Recalculated

15-2081-cv
Before: Sack and Lynch, C.JJ., and Murtha, D.J.**

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Moreno-Godoy v. Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP, 14 Civ. 7082

Contract Breach Complaint May Be Amended To Allege Unjust Enrichment, Constructive Trust

14 Civ. 7082
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Hill v. Delaware North Co. Sportservice, Inc., 15-2109-cv

Ball Field's "Concessionaire" Is Exempt From FLSA's Overtime Pay Requirement

15-2109-cv
Before: Pooler, Parker, and Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Reva v. YMER, 15-CV-124

Asylee's Due Process Rights Breach Claim Untimely; Jurisdiction Over UCIA Claim Lacking

15-CV-124
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lieb v. Korangy Publishing, Inc., 15-CV-40

FAC's Amendment Denied; Proposed Claims Filed After Deadline, 'Good Cause' Not Shown

15-CV-40
Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American Civil Liberties Union v. US Department of Justice, 1:13-cv-7347

DOJ's NSD Properly Withheld FOIA Documents From ACLU Under Work Product Privilege

1:13-cv-7347
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District Firefighter Pension Plan and Plymouth County Retirement Assoc. v. MDC Partners, Inc., 15 Civ. 6034

Securities Fraud Class Suit Dismissed; Material Misstatements Not Alleged, Scienter Not Pleaded

15 Civ. 6034
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cain v. Mandl College of Allied Health, 14 Civ. 1729

Discrimination, Retaliation Claims Dismissed; Complaint Did Not Explain How PTSD Manifests

14 Civ. 1729
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Transport Workers Union of America v. Veolia Transportation Services, Inc., 14-CV-3837

Bus Driver's Reinstatement With Back Pay Confirmed; Partiality, Disregard Not Shown

14-CV-3837
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Canon U.S.A., Inc. v. Cavin's Business Solutions, Inc., 15-CV-05634

Issues Exist if Canon's CSMP Program Is Within Exception to Agreements' One-Year Limitation

15-CV-05634
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Wilson v. Aetna Life Insurance., 8:15-CV-752

Accident Benefits Waived by Judge in Drunken Fatality

8:15-CV-752 (MAD/CFH)
District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Scrilla Hill Entertainment Inc., et al., Plaintiffs v. Bianca Dupree, et al., Defendants, 16-CV-490

Plaintiff's Counsel's Conduct in Copyright Action Insufficiently Egregious to Warrant Plaintif's Payment of Defendants' Atttorney's Fees as Sanctionunder Copyright, Lanham Acts

16-CV-490
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Centauro Liquid Opportunities Master Fund, L.P. v. Bazzoni, 15 CV 9003

Misuse of Corporate Form Not Shown Under English Law Governing Alter Ego Liability in BVI

15 CV 9003
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Kirschner v. CIHLP LLC, 15-CV-8189

Trustee's Breach, Aiding and Abetting Claims Over Limited Partnership Agreement Fail

15-CV-8189
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Smith v. Xlibris Publishing, 15-cv-5334

Breach, Other Claims Over Self-Publishing Contract Stayed Pending Arbitration

15-cv-5334
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

XTDR, LLC v. City of Long Beach, N.Y., 14-CV-2157

Contract, Good Faith Breach Claims Survive in Suit Over 'Sandy' Clean-Up

14-CV-2157
District Judge Denis Hurley

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Wexler v. AT&T, 15-CV-0686

Court Declines AT&T Bid for Class Action to Enter Arbitration

15-CV-0686 (FB) (PK)
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pivotal Payments, Inc. v. Phillips, CV 14-4910

Firm Denied Injunction Requiring Deposit Of Credit Card 'Residual' Fees With Court

CV 14-4910
Magistrate Judge Gary Brown

U.S. District Court, Southern District

AU New Haven v. YKK Corp., 1:15-cv-3411

Infringement Claim Stands; Anti-Assignment Clause Did Not Void Subject Patent's Transfer

1:15-cv-3411
District Judge Gregory H. Woods

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Morales v. Related Management Co., 13-CV-8191

Veteran's Suit Over Apartment's Denial Dismissed; Denial of Protected Property Interests Not Shown

13-CV-8191
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cupersmith v. Piaker & Lyons P.C., 3:14-cv-01303

Claims Accounting Firm Aided, Abetted Ponzi Scheme's Perpetration Only Partly Dismissed

3:14-cv-01303
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kernan v. N.Y. State Depart. of Financial Services, 13-CV-3196

Bid to Supplement Record Denied in Challenge To Bar Against Engaging in Insurance Business

13-CV-3196
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Great Lakes Cheese of New York, Inc., Plaintiff v. Agri-Mark, Inc., Defendant, 7:14-CV-0232

Milk's Transporter Denied Summary Judgment in Dairy Co-Op's Third-Party Negligence, Contract Breach Action Following Cheese Maker's Lawsuit Grounded on Milk's Contamination; 'Winston' Factors Favor Conclusion Transporter, Co-Op Intended to Be Bound by Oral Agreement; Economic Loss Doctrine Does Not Bar Co-Op's Negligence Claim to Extent It Seeks to Recover From Transporter the Extent of Damages Cheese Maker May Ultimately Recover for Contamination of Other Products at Its Plant

7:14-CV-0232
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Imbruce v. American Arbitration Assoc., Inc., 15 Civ. 7508

'Arbitral Immunity' Leads to Dismissal of Suit Against AAA Over Damages Claim Filing Fee

15 Civ. 7508
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Adirondack Transit Lines, Inc. v. Greyhound Lines, Inc., 1:15-CV-01227

Short Interval Between Suits Only Weakened Presumption Favoring 'First-Filed' Action

1:15-CV-01227
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A. v. Bernstein Liebhard, LLP, 14-CV-9839

Funds Law Firm Received for Settlement Not Fees Under Fee Pact; Reconsideration Denied

14-CV-9839
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Giudice v. Harlan, 15 Civ. 7330

Under Delaware Law Firm's Directors Entitled To Communications Between Firm, Counsel

15 Civ. 7330
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The USA v. Camelot Counseling, 13-cv-3791

Qui Tam Complaint Plausibly Alleges Firing In Retaliation for FCA-Protected Conduct

13-cv-3791
District Judge P. Kevin Castel

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re: AOG Entertainment, Inc., et al,1 Debtor, 16-11090

Denial of Motions by Debtor Firm's Former Director and CEO for Discovery Under Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 204 and to Extend Challenge Debtor's Prepetition Secured Debt Is Explained

16-11090
Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

McCullough v. World Wrestling Entertainment, 16-1231

Second Circuit Clarifies Law for Consolidated Cases

16-1231(L)
Before: Newman, Winter, and Raggi, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Uvidia v. Kohl's Department Stores, Inc., CV 14-6028

Dismissal of Shoplifting Suspect's §§1981, 1985(3) Claims Against Retailer Explained

CV 14-6028
Magistrate Judge Arlene Lindsay

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Valley Stream Foreign Cars, Inc. v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 15-CV-5314

Claim Stated for Implied Covenant's Breach But Not Contract Breach, Dealer Law's Violation

15-CV-5314
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

L'Hoyroa v. Yosef, 15-CV-6408

Rabbinical Court Lacks Standing to Appeal Automatic Stay's Enforcement in Bankruptcy

15-CV-6408
District Judge Cathy Seibel

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Dolomite Products Co., Inc. v. Town of Ballston, 1:15-CV-917

Challenge to Zoning Decision Not 'Ripe' As Final Decision on Project Never Issued

1:15-CV-917
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Jenson v. Mullin, 9:14-cv-1337

'Reliable' Evidence Underlie Charges Against Inmate; Hearing Officer Entitled to Immunity

9:14-cv-1337
District Judge Mae D'Agostino

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Caledonian Bank, 15cv894

Judge Criticizes 'Phantom Judgment' He Was Compelled to Sign

15cv894
District Judge William Pauley III

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tellez v. OTG Interactive, LLC, 15 CV 8984

Fraudulent Inducement Claim Fails But Engagement in SOX-Protected Activity Stated

15 CV 8984
District Judge Laura Taylor Swain

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Delacruz v. City of N.Y., 15 Civ. 3030

Rikers Inmate's Claim City Interfered With Legal Mail Fails; Affirmative Action, Policy Not Shown

15 Civ. 3030
Magistrate Judge James Francis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

O.F.I. Imports Inc. v. General Electric Capital Corp., 15-CV-7231

Agreement's Terms, Disclaimer Bar Fraud, Tort Claims in Suit Over Firm's Purchase Price

15-CV-7231
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Stubby Strip, LLC v. Food Market Merchandising, Inc., 5:15-cv-1410

Infringement Suit Dismissed; Claim Deemed Abandoned, Licensee Did Not Own Copyright

5:15-cv-1410
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Eastern District U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Cael Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd. v. Precise Voting, LLC., CV 13-1470

Firm's Failure to Obtain Counsel Warrants Default Judgment in Infringement Action

CV 13-1470 CV 13-1470
District Judge Leonard Wexler District Judge Leonard Wexler

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re Vivendi, S.A. Securities Litigation1

$50M Securities Fraud Verdict Against Vivendi Upheld on Appeal

15-180-cv(L)
Before: Cabranes, Livingston, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Immigrant Defense Project v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 14-CV-6117

ICE, DHS Must Conduct Further FOIA Searches; Searches Using Plural Nouns Only Not Justified

14-CV-6117
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Syntel Sterling Best Shores Mauritius Ltd. v. The TriZetto Group, Inc., 15-CV-211

Counterclaim May Be Amended to Assert Infringement, Trade Secret Theft Violating DTSA

15-CV-211
Magistrate Judge Ronald Ellis

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Empower Energies, Inc. v. SolarBlue, LLC, 16cv3220

Preliminary Injunction Denied; Irreparable Harm Not Shown in Solar Compact Breach Suit

16cv3220
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Northern District

U.S. Bank Trust, N.A. v. Dupre, 6:15-CV-0558

Bank's Filings Do Not Show That Citizenship Alone Counts When Suing on Trust's Behalf

6:15-CV-0558
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

McGroarty v. U.S. Rare Earths, Inc., 1:16-cv-2687

Award for Settlement's Breach by Failure To Buy Shares, Issue Opinion Letter Affirmed

1:16-cv-2687
District Judge Gregory Woods

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. American Express, 15-1672

Circuit Lifts Injunction in AmEx Antitrust Litigation

15-1672
Before: Winter, Wesley, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Unites States v. Daniel Sheehan, 15-1028-cr

Fake Pipe Bomb Counts as 'Destructive Device,' Appeals Court Rules

15-1028-cr
Before: Winter, Wesley, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

U.S. Pipelining, LLC v. Bancker Construction Corp., 14-CV-5566

Rider's Valid Forum Clause Requires Suit Be Brought in N.Y. State Supreme Court

14-CV-5566
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cooperativa Agraria Industrial Naranjillo Ltda. v. Transmar Commodity Group Ltd., 16 Civ. 3356

Co-Op Granted Award's Vacatur; Arbitration Clauses Ineffectively Incorporated Into Contracts

16 Civ. 3356
District Judge Louis Stanton

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Urena v. Swiss Post Solutions, Inc., 16 Civ. 1998

ASPCA, But Not Outsourcing Firm, Dismissed From Fired Worker's ADA Disability Bias Suit

16 Civ. 1998
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. Haltman, 13-CV-5475

Adverse Inference for Defunct Firm's Executives' Spoliation of Evidence Is Not Reconsidered

13-CV-5475
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Western District

Williams v. USA, 6:11-CR-06128

Court Cannot Determine if 2008 Conviction Is 'Crime of Violence' Under Guidelines

6:11-CR-06128
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Costa v. Sears Home Improvement Products, 6:12-CV-6235

Judge Approves Reduced Legal Fees in Employment Suit Against Sears

6:12-CV-6235 EAW
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Harrison v. Republic of Sudan, 14-121-cv

Papers Served Properly in Suit Against Sudan, Circuit Finds

14-121-cv
Before: Lynch and Chin, C.JJ. and Korman, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mermaid Landings LLC v. GDM Ltd., Inc., 15-CV-3100

Service Failure Noted in Denial of Default Judgment in Suit Over Defective Houseboat

15-CV-3100
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Comcast Corp. v. Rovi Corp., 16-CV-3852

EDTX Must Decide if ITC Infringement Action Arose From Compact Bearing N.Y. Forum Clause

16-CV-3852
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wilder v. News Corp., 11 Civ. 4947

SAC's Dismissal Not Reconsidered; Claims Did Not Relate Back to Amended Complaint

11 Civ. 4947
District Judge Paul Gardephe

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. $7,877.61 US. Currency, 09-CV-6306

Seized Currency May Be Returned Subject To Offset for Delinquent Child Support Debt

09-CV-6306
Magistrate Judge Marian Payson

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Woods v. Tompkins County, 5:16-CV-0007

Risk of Institutionalization Is Per Se Disability Bias; Failure to Accommodate Claim Dismissed

5:16-CV-0007
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vaccaro v. Bank of America, 13-CV-2484

Claims Over Boat's 2008 Marine Survey Estopped; Bank's Negligence Not Shown

13-CV-2484
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. District Court, Western District

Tanasi v. New Alliance Bank, 12-CV-646

'Campbell-Ewald' Requires Opportunity To Show Class Certification Is Warranted

12-CV-646
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Northern District

H&R Block Tax Services, LLC v. Strauss, 1:15-CV-0085

Balance of 'Winston' Factors Weighs Against Enforcement of Unsigned Settlement Pact

1:15-CV-0085
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Live Face on Web, LLC v. Biblio Holdings LLC, 15 Civ. 4848

Third Party's Acts Apparently Limit Infringement Claim Over Firm's Right to Distribute Software

15 Civ. 4848
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

US v. Hernandez, 09-CR-703

Condition That Defendant Not Attend Church With Minors Violates First Amendment

09-CR-703
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Paul Daugerdas, 14-2437-cr

Conviction of Lawyer at Heart of Law Firm Tax Shelter Scandal Upheld

14-2437-cr
Before: Kearse, Walker, and Cabranes, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Thior v. Jetblue Airways, Inc., 13-cv-6211

Pilot Cannot Amend Bias Complaint; Pattern, Practice Claim Not Individually Cognizable

13-cv-6211
District Judge Nina Gershon

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Girau v. Europower, Inc., 10 Civ. 4320

'Supply Chain Defendants' Cannot Be Added To Hurt Worker's Suit Over Defective Hose

10 Civ. 4320
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB v. Cash America International, Inc., 15-CV-5027

Spin-Off Breached Indenture, Was Continuing Default Entitling Noteholders to 'Make-Whole' Fee

15-CV-5027
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Leroi, Inc. v. CSC3C, Inc., 5:15-CV-0565

Action Over 'Skull Design's' Infringement Survives Jurisdictional, Venue Challenge

5:15-CV-0565
District Judge Glen Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

The Hemmerdinger Corp. v. Ruocco, 12-cv-2650

Judgment, New Trial, Set-Off Hearing Denied In RICO Case Arising From Mall's Remediation

12-cv-2650
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

In Re: Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation, 13-4791-cv

Appeals Court Vacates $147M Judgment Over Chinese Vitamin C

13-4791-cv
Before: Cabranes, Wesley, and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Guo v. IBM 401(k) Plus Plan, 13-CV-8223

Tolling Not Warranted for Time-Barred Claims in ERISA Suit Over 401(k) Benefits

13-CV-8223
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The Univ. of Pittsburgh v. Lexington Ins. Co., 13-cv-335

Policy Required Insured Firm to Provide More Notice Than 'Trouble Brewing at Pittsburgh'

13-cv-335
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Western District

Ekryss v. Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc., 15-CV-6742

Eatery Guidelines' Dispute Resolution Program Not Illusory; Pay Claims Must Be Arbitrated

15-CV-6742
District Judge Charles Siragusa

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Tutka v. Optimum Construction, Inc., 15-CV-604

Failure to Exhaust Remedies Leads to FLSA, RICO Kickback Suit's Dismissal Absent Prejudice

15-CV-604
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re: Ener1, Inc., 12-10299

Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Claim Non-Compete Clause Breach Off-Set Recovery on Claim Proof

12-10299
Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Chesapeake Energy Corp. v. Bank of N.Y. Mellon Trust Co., 15-2366-cv

Damages Award for Difference Between 'At-Par', 'Make Whole' Prices for Notes' Redemption Correct

15-2366-cv
Before: Cabranes, Lohier, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Niles v. Pan Am Railways, Inc., 1:12-cv-817

Railway Exercised Reasonable Care in Case Where Intoxicated Man Was Struck by Train

1:12-cv-817
Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re: Kind, 15-MD-2645

Lawsuit Over Snacks' 'All-Natural' Claims Stayed Pending FDA's Rulemaking Process

15-MD-2645
Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Tlapanco v. Elges, 15-cv-2852

Civil Rights Action Stemming From Arrest Is Transfered to Eastern District of Michigan

15-cv-2852
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States v. Broadcast Music, 64 Civ

64 Civ. 3787
District Judge Louis Stanton

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ralph Lauren Corp. v. The CSR Group, Inc., 16-cv-3387

Georgia Mail Order Firm Is Subject to N.Y.'s Long-Arm Jurisdiction in Suit by Ralph Lauren

16-cv-3387
Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wyatt v. The Federal Communications Commission, 15cv1935

Fraud Action Over Sale of Radio Stations' Licenses Dismissed for Lack of Standing

15cv1935
Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Yukos Capital S.A.R.L., et al. v. Feldman, 15-cv-4964

Party Was Not Defamed by Outside Counsel's Privileged Statements Made During Litigation

15-cv-4964
Judge Lewis Kaplan

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Finkel v. Athena Light & Power LLC, 14-CV-3585

Firm Must Pay $120,444 in Liability, Penalties, Damages for Withdrawal From Pension Fund

14-CV-3585
Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Favors v. Triangle Services, Inc., 15-CV-03817

CBA's No-Discrimination Clause, Protocol Must Be Read in Tandem; Bias Claim Must Be Arbitrated

15-CV-03817
Judge Pamela Chen

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Whiteside, 13 Cr. 576

Pimp Killed in 'Heat of Passion', Voluntary Manslaughter 'Crime of Violence' for §1952(a)(2)

13 Cr. 576
Judge Paul Crotty

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Griffin v. Sirva Inc., 15-1307

Guidance on N.Y. Executive Law §296(15) Liability Sought From State's High Court

15-1307
Before: Pooler, Hall, and Carney, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Vasquez v. Empress Ambulance Service, Inc., 15-3239-cv

Agency Principles Allow Retaliatory Intent's Imputation to Employer for 'Cat's Paw' Liability

15-3239-cv
Before: Walker, Calabresi, and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

R.A. v. The City of NY., 15-CV-3787

'Monell' Claim Arising From Rape By Police Officer Is Dismissed; City Not 'On Notice'

15-CV-3787
Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Kampuries v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 15-CV-5061

Claims Honda, Others Hid Knowledge of Car's Defective Airbag Dismissed as Time Barred

15-CV-5061
Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Philip Zodhiates, Defendant, 14-CR-175

Court Instructs Jury on Intent Element of 18 USC §1204 in Prosecution Over International Parental Kidnapping Crime Act's Violation

14-CR-175
Judge Richard Arcara

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Barletta v. Life Quality Motor Sales Inc., 13-CV-02480

Retaliation Violating FMLA Not Shown in Suit Over BMW Dealership Worker's Termination

13-CV-02480
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fernandez v. USA, 15-CV-2230

195-Month Sentence Denied §2255 Relief; Claims Against Counsel Meritless, Waived

15-CV-2230
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Maxum Indemnity Co. v. VLK Construction, Inc., 14-CV-1616

Insurer Has No Duty to Defend; Exclusion Bars Coverage, Parties Not Added Insureds

14-CV-1616
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Securities & Exchange Commission v. Nadel, 11-CV-215

SEC Entitled to $11.74M in Disgorgement, Prejudgment Interest in Fraud Action

11-CV-215
District Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Omar Miller, Defendant, 15-CR-580

Denial of 'Batson' Challenge to Peremptory Challenges of Potential Jurors Affirmed;Voir Dire Procedures did Not Rise to Level of Being "Fundamentally Unfair" to Visa Fraud Defendant

15-CR-580
Judge William Kuntz

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mikaelian v. Liberty Mutual Ins., 15-CV-6182

Home's Owner Lacks Breach Claim, Father Lacks Insurable Interest in Home

15-CV-6182
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jander v. International Business Machines Corp., 15cv3781

ERISA Suit Dismissed for Failure to Satisfy 'Dudenhoeffer' Pleading Requirements

15cv3781
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Olagues v. Perceptive Advisers LLC, 15-cv-1190

Court Unable to Determine if Firm Statutory Insider; Puts, Calls Expired Simultaneously

15-cv-1190
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Alfaro, 15-CR-143

Motion to Revoke Order Releasing Defendant On Bond, Other Conditions Pending Trial Denied

15-CR-143
District Judge Lawrence Vilardo

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Julevic v. Stationary Engineers Local 670, 13-CV-850

Fund Granted Judgment in ERISA Challenge Over Refusal to Pay Emergency Room Bill

13-CV-850
District Judge Dora Irizarry

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Montesa v. Schwartz, 14-3721-cv

Pupil Plaintiffs Tossed From Suit Over Hasidic Private-School Placements

14-3721-cv
Before: Hall and Lohier, C.JJ., and Reiss, District Judge.*

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Toohey v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, 15-cv-8098

Allegedly False, Deceptive, or Misleading Misrepresentations Actionable Under FDCPA

15-cv-8098
Judge George Daniels

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rigas v. USA, 11-CV-6964

Court Grants Motion to Compel Notes of Non-Party Who Was at Meeting as Party's Attorney

11-CV-6964
Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Jefferies Leveraged Credit Products, LLC v. Strategic Capital Resources, Inc., 14-cv-1735

Plaintiff Could Not Have Breached Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing

14-cv-1735
Judge Thomas Griesa

U.S. District Court, Southern District

ING Bank N.V. v. M/V Temara et al., 16-cv-95

Physical Supplier Does Not Hold, and Never Held, a Valid Maritime Lien Against Ship

16-cv-95
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Saleem v. Shanahan, 16-CV-808

Bail Hearing Granted to Review Ongoing Detention of Non-Resident 'Arriving Alien'

16-CV-808
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Scott Stephens, Plaintiff v. Trump Organization LLC, Donald J. Trump, Alan Garten, and Michael D. Cohen, Defendants, 15 Civ. 2217

Trump Org. Beats Defamation Claim From Domain Name Pitchman

15 Civ. 2217
District Judge Eric Vitaliano

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Church & Dwight Co., Inc., Plaintiff-Appellee v. SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics, GmbH, Defendant-Appellant, 15-2411

Maker of First Response Pregnancy Tests Gets Positive Result From 2nd Circuit

15-2411
Before: Leval and Wesley, C.JJ, and Sannes, D.J.1

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Anchor Sales & Marketing, Inc. v. Richloom Fabrics Group, Inc., 15-CV-4442

Plaintiff Cannot Pursue an Infringement Theory Based on Doctrine of Equivalents

15-CV-4442
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Tapper v. Hearn, 15-2249-cv

Reconsideration Motion of Challenge to 'Pay to Play' Campaign Finance Provisions Denied

15-2249-cv
Before: Walker, Calabresi, and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Stevenson, 14-1862-cr

Court Properly Imposed 36-Month Prison Sentence Upon Elected Official

14-1862-cr
Before: Raggi, Wesley, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Quon v. City of N.Y., 14-cv-9909

False Arrest Claim Survives Where Parties' Differing Accounts Created Issues of Fact

14-cv-9909
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Campisi v. The City University of N.Y., 15 Civ. 4859

Student Sufficiently Alleges Denial of Resources Following Harassment Claim

15 Civ. 4859
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dansby v. The City of N.Y., 16-cv-327

Unlawful Retaliation Claim Is Untimely Under FMLA Statute of Limitations

16-cv-327
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Luv N' Care Ltd. v. Goldberg Cohen, LLP, 15 Civ. 9248

Court Considers Timeliness of Louisiana Plaintiffs' Claims Under Louisiana Law

15 Civ. 9248
District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

MacDermid Printing Solutions LLC v. Cortron Corp., 15-589-cv

Antitrust Plaintiff Failed to Prove That Challenged Conduct Harmed Competition

15-589-cv
Before: Cabranes, Straub, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Miller v. Colvin, 6:15-CV-0552

ALJ in Social Security Action Did Not Need to Conduct a Consultative Intelligence Exam

6:15-CV-0552
District Judge Glennn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Coley v. Vannguard Urban Improvement Assoc., Inc., 12-CV-5565

Plaintiffs Adequately Allege Willful Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act

12-CV-5565
District Judge Pamela Chen

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Smith Barney Transfer Agent Litigation, 05 Civ. 7583

Settlement Is Fair and Reasonable as it Represents Best Possible Outcome for Class

05 Civ. 7583
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Shultz v. Congregation Shearith Israel of The City of NY., 15-CV-7473

Failure to Congratulate Employee on Her Pregnancy Is Not Adverse Employment Action

15-CV-7473
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Burton-Mann v. Colvin, 15-CV-7392

ALJ Erred in According Little Weight to Opinion of Plaintiff's Treating Psychiatrist

15-CV-7392
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Dunn v. Deutsche Bank National Trust, 5:15-cv-1063

RICO Claim Against Deutsche Bank Related to Foreclosure Action Is Dismissed

5:15-cv-1063
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Tooker v. Guerrera, 15-CV-2430

Plaintiff Failed to Show That Defendants Comprised an Association-in-Fact Enterprise

15-CV-2430
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Western District

Myers v. Batavia City Board of Education, 13-CV-342S

Girls' Softball Upgraded; Lawyers Awarded $70,000

13-CV-342S
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

C.T. v. Valley Stream Union Free School Dist., 14-CV-3473

Speech Need Not Relate to a Matter of Public Concern to Get First Amendment Protection

14-CV-3473
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

MBody Minimally Invasive Surgery v. United Healthcare Ins. Co., 14 Civ. 2495

Medical Practice Sufficiently Alleges Insurer's Breach of Duty of Care; Claim Survives

14 Civ. 2495
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Westchester Medical Ctr., 06cv15296

Attorneys' Fees Should Reflect Firm Size, Nature of Litigation, Prevailing Rates

06cv15296
Magistrate Judge Frank Maas

U.S. District Court, Western District

Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Multisorb Technologies, Inc., 16MC22

Exceptional Circumstances Warrant Transfer of Pending Miscellanous Action to Delaware

16MC22
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Contiguous Towing, Inc. v. State of NY., 14-CV-4919

Stigma Plus Claim, Which Alleges Statements Caused Customers to Avoid Business, Fails

14-CV-4919
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fashion Week, Inc. v. Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc., 16-cv-5079

Fashion Defendants Would Be Impacted if Enjoined from Using Industry Terms

16-cv-5079
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Feinberg v. Apple, Inc., 15-CV-5198

Plaintiff Has No Standing to Sue Apple Store for Speculative Public or Private Nuisance

15-CV-5198
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Doscher v. Sea Port Group Securities, LLC, 15-2814

Courts May Use 'Look-Through' Approach in Deciding Federal-Question Jurisdiction

15-2814
Before: Pooler and Wesley, C.JJ., and Eaton, J.*

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Broome Community College, 3:14-CV-0397

Plaintiff Fails to Show He Was Terminated Based on His Race, Age and Disability

3:14-CV-0397
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Daniels v. The City of NY., 15-cv-2251

No Issues of Fact Exist as to Plaintiff's Arrest for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

15-cv-2251
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Kaufman v. Time Warner Cable, 11-2512-cv

Court Upholds Dismissal of Class Actions Against Time Warner

11-2512-cv
Before: Winter, Chin, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Conforti v. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., 15-cv-5045

Fired Plaintiff's Allegations Give Rise to Plausible Inference of Gender Discrimination

15-cv-5045
District Judge Arthur Spatt

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Keep on Kicking Music, Ltd. v. Hibbert, 15cv7464

Plaintiff Is Exclusive and Worldwide Administrator of Musical Compositions

15cv7464
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

D'Amico v. Primera, 09-cv-07840

Court Has No Jurisdiction Over FFA, Where Claim for Breach Is Not a Maritime Claim

09-cv-07840
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Western District

Black v. Buffalo Meat Service, Inc., 15CV49

Defendants' Responses to Discovery Demands Are Sufficient and Proportionate

15CV49
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Tannenbaum, 12-CV-5305

U.S. Can Foreclose on and Sell Home to Satisfy Outstanding Federal Tax Liabilities

12-CV-5305
District Judge Sandra Townes

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Waldman v. Palestine Liberation Organization, 15-3135-cv

Circuit Rejects $655M Award Against PLO for Terror Attacks

15-3135-cv(L)
Before: Leval And Droney, C.JJ, and Koeltl, D.J.*

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Harrison v. County of Nassau, 15-CV-2712

Plaintiff Alleging Malicious Prosecution States Plausible Claim Against County

15-CV-2712
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Dobek v. Leanaweaver, 15 Civ. 7497

Prisoner With Eye Infection Fails to Allege Deliberate Indifference to His Medical Needs

15 Civ. 7497
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Amusement Industry, Inc. v. Stern, 07 Civ. 11586

Plaintiff Seeking Damages From Real Estate Transaction Loss Proves Intent to Defraud

07 Civ. 11586
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Velentzas, 15 CR 213

National Security Interests Outweigh Right to View Potentially Discoverable Information

15 CR 213
District Judge Sterling Johnson

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Pereira v. 397 Realty LLC, 16 Civ. 1665

Post-Petition Inquiry on Pre-Petition Filing Status Does Not Violate Automatic Stay

16 Civ. 1665
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Nowakowski v. People of the State of New York, 14-1964

Appeals Court Finds Man Was in 'Custody' and Permits Habeas Petition

14-1964
Before: Straub, Wesley, and Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

A.U. v. New York City Depart. of Edu., 15 Civ. 6777

Parents Granted Judgment Over IHO Decision Child Not Provided FAPE in 2013 School Year

15 Civ. 6777
District Judge Lorna Schofield

U.S. District Court, Southern District

The New York Times Co. v. National Security Agency, 15-cv-2383

NSA Official's Declaration Plausibly Explain Why Redactions Fell Within FOIA Exemption 1

15-cv-2383
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Kovaco v. Rockbestos-Surprenant Cable Corp., 15-2037-cv

SSA Disability Benefits Representations Bar ADA Claimant From Asserting Qualification for Job

15-2037-cv
Before: Newman, Cabranes, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Thurston v. Sisca, 1:14-CV-1150

Home Buyer Entitled to Terminate Purchase Contract for Septic System Inspection Failure

1:14-CV-1150
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Daskalakis v. Forever 21, Inc., 15-CV-1768

Transgender Worker Must Arbitrate Bias Claims; Arbitration Agreement Valid, Enforceable

15-CV-1768
District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Citizens United Foundation v. Schneiderman, 14-Cv-3703

Judge Rejects Bid by Citizens United to Keep Donors Secret

14-Cv-3703
District Judge Sidney Stein

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Vasquez v. Empress Ambulance Service, 15-3239-cv

Recognizing 'Cat's Paw' Liability, Circuit Revives Bias Suit

15-3239-cv
Before: Walker, Calabresi, and Hall, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Galante v. Queens Borough Public Library, 15-CV-6267

Queens Library CEO May Proceed With Challenge to Firing

15-CV-6267 (ARR) (RLM)
District Judge Allyne Ross

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Sehgal v. USA, 13-cv-4352

Counsel's Ineffectiveness Rejected in Denial Of §2255 Relief From Fraud Conspiracy Conviction

13-cv-4352
District Judge Sandra Feuerstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Wang v. The Hearst Corp, 12-CV-0793

Unpaid Interns at Magazines Not 'Employees' As Matter of Law; Publisher Granted Judgment

12-CV-0793
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburg v. Beelman Truck Co., 15-cv-8799

'Resistor' Firms Were Insured's Affiliates, Must Arbitrate Insurer's Dispute

15-cv-8799
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Horton v. Guillot, 1:14-CV-1050

Losing Trainer Denied Judgment on Defamation Claims Arising From 2013 Travers Stakes Race

1:14-CV-1050
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

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

Counterclaims Not Dismissed; Joinder Motion Not Required, Service Error Was Inadvertent

12-CV-3869
District Judge Joanna Seybert

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Gonzalez v. Allied Concrete Industries, Inc., CV-14-4771

ATM Receipts, Cell Phone Records Not Likely To Show Workers' Location During Work Hours

CV-14-4771
Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Marentette v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc., 15-CV-2837

Organic Foods Production Act Preempts Claims Over Baby Formulas' 'Organic' Ingredients

15-CV-2837
District Judge Pamela Chen

U.S. District Court, Southern District

OOCL (USA) Inc. v. Transco Shipping Corp., 13-cv-5418

Reconsideration Motion Untimely; Contingency Fee Compact Limits Legal Fees Award to $8,620

13-cv-5418
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Comprehensive Manufacturing Assoc v. Supplycore, Inc., 3:15-CV-835

Parol Evidence Rule Does Not Bar Claims Over Refusal to Allow Facility's Inspection

3:15-CV-835
District Judge Thomas McAvoy

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Meloni v. RGM Distribution, Inc., 14-CV-5405

Term Sheet's Ambiguities, Equities Require Summary Judgment's Denial on Breach Claim

14-CV-5405
District Judge Jack Weinstein

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Sheldon Silver, Defendant, 15-CR-093 (VEC)

15-CR-093 (VEC)
District Judge Valerie Caproni

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

El-Nahal v. Yassky, 14-405-cv

GPS-Based Device Doesn't Violate Privacy Rights of Cab Drivers

14-405-cv
Before: Pooler, Livingston, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

King v. Six Stars of New York, Inc., 16 Civ. 3291

Lawsuit Repeating State Case's Wages Claims Dismissed; NYLL Renders FLSA Superfluous

16 Civ. 3291
District Judge Brian Cogan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Columbia Casualty Co. v. Neighborhood Risk Management Corp., 14-cv-48

'Buy Out' Provision Requires Posted Reserves Pay Outstanding Claims, Not Be Returned

14-cv-48
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ramos v. R. Cunningham, 15 Civ. 3755

Habeas Relief Denied as Time-Barred; To Be Timely Petition Had To Be Filed by April 24, 1997

15 Civ. 3755
District Judge Paul Engelmayer

U.S. District Court, Western District

Hassan v. City of Ithaca, 6:11-cv-06535

Defense Awarded $1,754.85 for Deposition Utilized in Summary Judgment Motion

6:11-cv-06535
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Brundige v. Everbank, 1:15-CV-1365

Submissions Showed Note's Location When Foreclosure, Bankruptcy Applications Filed

1:15-CV-1365
District Judge David Hurd

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Yaakov Licci, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Lebanese Canadian Bank, Sal, Defendant-Appellee, American Express Bank, Ltd., Defendant, 15-1580

Hezbollah Victims Lose Appeal in Terror Funding Case Against Lebanese Bank

15-1580
Before: Sack, Wesley, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

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

Long-Arm Jurisdiction Over Machine's Broker Shown in Post-Injury Products Liability Suit

6:14-cv-06519
District Judge Michael Telesca

U.S. District Court, Western District

Roberts v. Los Alamos National Security, LLC, 11-CV-6206

Report Intended to Rebut Three Experts Violated Order Permitting Two Rebuttals

11-CV-6206
Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Brooklyn Ready Mix Concrete, LLC, 14-CV-1055

Newtown Creek Dumping Violated Consent Decree; Riverkeeper Awarded Penalty, Fees

14-CV-1055
Magistrate Judge Steven Gold

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Brooks v. Hogan, 9:15-CV-0090

Dismissal of Sex Offender's Confinement Conditions Claims Granted Reconsideration

9:15-CV-0090
District Judge Brenda Sannes

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Aim Steel International, Inc., 15-CV-00966

Miller Act Notice Requirements Not Satisfied; Communications Inadequate or Untimely

15-CV-00966
District Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Cornelius v. Cuomo, 15-CV-1644

Jury Properly Instructed on Physical Injury Aggravating Element for 2d Degree Burglary

15-CV-1644
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Walker v. Commissioner Ponte, 14 Civ. 8507

Pretrial Detainee's Cruel, Unusual Punishment Claims Over X-Ray Screening Not Dismissed

14 Civ. 8507
District Judge Edgardo Ramos

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., 15cv706

Law Firms May Intervene in Action to Protect Their Interests in Statutory, Contingency Fees

15cv706
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Georges v. United Nations, 15-455-cv

United Nations' Fulfillment of CPIUN §29 Not Condition Precedent for §2 Immunity

15-455-cv
Before: Cabranes, Parker, and Lynch, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Brewer v. Herald, 3:14-cv-958

Newspapers Fairly Reported Press Release, Are Shielded by N.Y. Civil Rights Law §74

3:14-cv-958
District Judge Gary Sharpe

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Lomonoco v. Saint Anne Institute, 1:15-CV-1163

Retaliation Claim Only Partly Dismissed As Time-Barred Under N.Y. Labor Law §740

1:15-CV-1163
District Judge Glenn Suddaby

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mary Jo Merritt, Plaintiff v. Airbus Americas, Inc. and Airbus, S.A.S. (AVSA), Defendants, 2:15-CV-05937

Judge Dismisses NY Case Against Airbus for Flight Injury

2:15-CV-05937
District Judge Denis R. Hurley

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hangzhou Kailai Neckwear Apparel Co. Ltd. v. NCP Direct Sourcing, Inc., 15-cv-1441

Wife Not Added to Alter-Ego Veil Pierce Claims; Use of Firm Control to Commit Fraud Not Alleged

15-cv-1441
District Judge Alison Nathan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fernandez v. Windmill Distrib. Co., 12-cv-1968

Court Explains Denial of Reconsideration Of Prior Order Only Partly Dismissing Suit

12-cv-1968
District Judge Thomas Griesa

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Fleury v. USA, 16cv4712

Bid for Resentencing Under 'Johnson' Stayed Pending Supreme Court Decision in 'Beckles'

16cv4712
District Judge Denise Cote

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Meszaros v. USA, 14-CV-1076

Trial Counsels' Ineffectiveness Rejected In Denial of §2255 Motion to Vacate Sentence

14-CV-1076
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Norstra Energy Inc., 15cv4751

Stock Promotion's 'Spokesperson' Loses Claim Under 'Janus' He Did Not 'Make' Misstatements

15cv4751
District Judge William Pauley

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Bacote, 15-CR-378

Facts, Circumstances of Case Justified Court's Instructions to Jury; Rule 33 New Trial Denied

15-CR-378
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Sanabria v. Tezlof, 11-CV-6578

False Arrest, Excess Force, Failure to Intervene Claims in Timely Amended Complaint Survive

11-CV-6578
District Judge Nelson Roman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

VIDIVIXI, LLC v. Grattan, 15-cv-7364

$19,780 in Fees Awarded Under Lanham Act In Suit Arising From Partnership's Failure

15-cv-7364
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Jones, 15-CR-133S

Defendant 'Stopped' When Told to Show Hands; Suppression Should Be Granted

15-CR-133S
Magistrate Judge Hugh Scott

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Melissa & Doug, LLC v. LTD Commodities, LLC, 15-CV-8085

Infringing Toy's Hong Kong Supplier Loses Bid to Dismiss Claims Against It

15-CV-8085
District Judge J. Paul Oetken

U.S. District Court, Southern District

TD Ameritrade, Inc. v. Kelley, 15cv714

'Global Lock', Exchange Act §12(j) Prevent Compliance With FINRA Arbitration Award

15cv714
Magistrate Judge Frank Maas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Mago Int'l v. LHB AG, 15-2776

Unsigned Copies of Lading Bill Did Not Evidence Shipment, Did Not Strictly Comply with SLOC

15-2776
Before: Straub, Wesley, and Livingston, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Singh v. Joshi, 15-CV-5496

TLC Granted Summary Judgment in Challenge To Rules Increasing Wheelchair-Accessible Taxis

15-CV-5496
District Judge Frederic Block

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Guan v. Long Island Business Institute, Inc., 15-CV-2215

FLSA Collective Action's Certification Limited To Certain Workers at School's Flushing Campus

15-CV-2215
District Judge Carol Bagley Amon

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States v. Eric Stevenson, 14-1862-cr

Corrupt Politician's Pension Is Fair Game in Forfeiture Action, Says 2nd Circuit

14-1862-cr
Before: Raggi, Wesley, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District

In re: James A. Boutin, Debtor, 15-30128

Assault, Reckless Endangerment Conviction Proved 'Willful' and 'Malicious' Elements to Prevent Debt to Victim From Being Discharged

15-30128
Bankruptcy Judge Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re: General Motors, Ignition Switch Litigation, 14-MD-2543

Judge Decides What's Admissible in Next GM Ignition Switch Trial

14-MD-2543 (JMF)
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, 14-MD-2543

Judge Decides What's Admissible in Next GM Ignition Switch Trial

14-MD-2543 (JMF)
District Judge Jesse Furman

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Brown v. Oneida County, 6:15-CV-0849

Judge Denies DA Immunity in Man's False-Arrest Suit

6:15-CV-0849 (LEK/ATB)
District Judge Lawrence Kahn

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Berg v. Commissioner Kelly, 12-cv-3391

Lawsuit Against NYPD by Occupy Wall Street Protestors Can Proceed

12-cv-3391
District Judge Thomas Griesa

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American Federated Title Corp. v. GFI Management Services, Inc., 13-CV-6437

Entity's Undercapitalization Does Not Warrant Corporate Veil's Pierce; Reconsideration Denied

13-CV-6437
District Judge Kimba Wood

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Shabazz v. Kailer, 15-CV-2798

Evidentiary Fabrication Caused Prosecution, Influenced Jury, Deprived Plaintiffs of Liberty

15-CV-2798
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Mister Softee, Inc. v. Konstantakakos, 15 CV 4770

Fee Reductions in 'Uncomplicated' Lawsuit Needing Little Trademark Expertise Adopted

15 CV 4770
District Judge Sterling Johnson

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Testa v. Carefusion, 14-CV-5202

ADEA, NYLL§191(3) Claims Plausibly Pleaded; Earnings Statement Claim May Be Repleaded

14-CV-5202
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Paul Kacocha, individually on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. Nestle Purina Petcare Company, Defendant, 15-CV-5489

Except for Web Site's Representations, Deceptive Marketing Claims Over Premium-Priced "Bacon" Flavored Dog Treats Survive Dismissal; Statements Over Product's Bacon Content Cannot Be Written Off as 'Puffery'

15-CV-5489
District Judge Kenneth Karas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

US v. William Lange, 14-2442-cr

Securities Fraud Conviction Tossed Due to Venue Is Revived

14-2442-cr
Before: Jacobs, Chin, and Droney, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Citigroup Inc. v. AT&T Services, Inc., 16-cv-4333

Citigroup Is Denied Preliminary Injunction On AT&T's Use of Loyalty Program's Name

16-cv-4333
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

USA v. A.O., 15 Cr. 608-10

'Egregious' Criminal Conduct Near Age of Majority Warrants Juvenile's Prosecution as an Adult

15 Cr. 608-10
District Judge Katherine Polk Failla

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

USA v. Vondette, 97-CR-1010

Drug Distribution, Money Laundering Conspirator Is Denied Amendment 591 Reduced Sentence

97-CR-1010
District Judge Joseph Bianco

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Moses v. Revlon Inc., 15-cv-4144

Widow's ERISA Suit Time-Barred, Improperly Names Parties Not Plan Trustees, Administrators

15-cv-4144
District Judge Richard Sullivan

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Pollard v. United States Parole Commission, 15-cv-9131

Restrictions on Release of Israeli Spy Upheld

15-cv-9131
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Citigroup v. AT&T Services, 16-cv-4333

Court Says No 'Thanks' on Patent Infringement Case

16-cv-4333
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

24/7 Apps Ltd. v. Inmobi Inc., 16-cv-53

Courts in Singapore Have Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Parties' Breach Action

16-cv-53
District Judge Katherine Forrest

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Hagan v. Katz Communications, Inc., 12-CV-5987

Discrimination Claims Time-Barred Under Title VII, ADEA 90-Day Limit Periods

12-CV-5987
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Lee, 15-458

Indictment's Failure to State Value of Stolen Property Exceeded $1,000 Was Harmless Error

15-458
Before: Kearse, Cabranes, and Chin, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

Thurmond v. Bowman, 6:14-CV-06465

Spoliation Sanctions Denied Where Facebook Posts Not Visible Due to Security Settings Change

6:14-CV-06465
District Judge Elizabeth Wolford

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. The Fairbanks Co., 15-cv-1141

Change in Law After N.Y. High Court Decision Leads to March 21 Ruling's Reconsideration

15-cv-1141
District Judge John Koeltl

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Jane Doe v. United States, 15-1967-cr

Circuit Finds Judges Lack Power to Expunge Convictions

15-1967-cr
Before: Pooler, Livingston, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Louise Paris, Ltd. v. Standard Fabrics International, Inc., 15 Civ. 3250

Fact Issues Exist if Allegedly Infringed Design Was Covered by Copyright in 2014 Collection

15 Civ. 3250
District Judge Kevin Castel

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Vaughn v. Phoenix House Programs of N.Y., 14-CV-3918

Dismissal of Recovery Participant's FLSA, Involuntary Servitude Lawsuit Explained

14-CV-3918
District Judge Ronnie Abrams

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

USA v. Epskamp, 15-2028-cr

Cocaine Smuggling Conspirators Deliberately Sought U.S.-Flagged Plane to Avoid Scrutiny

15-2028-cr
Before: Cabranes, Straub, and Lohier, C.JJ.

U.S. District Court, Western District

USA v. Tonawanda Coke Corp., 10-CR-219

Tonawanda Coke's Economic Viability Concerns Favor Continued Seal of Judicial Documents

10-CR-219
District Judge William Skretny

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Rogers v. Bisono, 15 Civ. 6670

False Arrest Sufficiently Pleaded But Malicious Prosecution Claim's Elements Not Satisfied

15 Civ. 6670
District Judge Robert Sweet