2nd Circuit Court

1046 ABA Journal 2nd Circuit Court articles.

2nd Circuit refuses to block House committees’ subpoenas for Trump bank records
A federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to block subpoenas by two House committees for President Donald Trump’s banking records.
SCOTUS stays order requiring Trump’s accounting firm to give his financial records to House
The U.S. Supreme Court issued Monday a stay of a federal appeals court mandate requiring President Donald Trump’s accounting firm to give Congress financial records relating to Trump and his businesses.
Afternoon Briefs: Ginsburg misses oral arguments; judge tosses lawyer’s defamation suit over neo-Nazi label

Ginsburg contracts stomach bug

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments Wednesday because of an illness. A court spokeswoman said Ginsburg stayed home because of a stomach…

Afternoon Briefs: Another EEOC charge filed against DLA Piper; PACER costs will go down—for some

Third woman files EEOC charge against DLA Piper

A fired administrative assistant, Andrea Ivan, alleges in an EEOC charge that she was fired from DLA Piper because rainmaking partner Louis…

Afternoon Briefs: Trump must provide tax returns, court says; DA accepts gift cards in exchange for community service

Trump loses bid to block turnover of tax records, plans U.S. Supreme Court appeal

President Donald Trump can’t block a subpoena for his private tax records from New York prosecutors…

Afternoon Briefs: Trump couldn’t be prosecuted even if he shot someone, lawyer argues; Kellogg’s to pay $20M

Sitting president can’t be prosecuted even if he shot someone, Trump lawyer argues

A sitting president couldn’t be investigated and prosecuted by New York authorities even if he shot someone…

Judge refuses to block subpoena for Trump tax returns; stay is immediately sought
A federal judge refused to block enforcement of a subpoena Monday for President Donald Trump’s tax returns by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who is investigating hush money payments made by Trump’s personal lawyer to two women before the 2016 presidential election.
Lawyer who sued Trump business associate is suspended for ‘campaign to extort a settlement’ and judicial insults
A New York lawyer has received a one-year suspension for allegedly trying to “extort” a settlement using improperly obtained materials in a suit against a former business associate of Donald Trump.
2nd Circuit resurrects lawsuit against Trump hotel, properties
A federal appeals court has revived the first lawsuit President Donald Trump faced over claims that his business interests violate the U.S. Constitution.
Afternoon Briefs: Judge threatens to toss prison officials in hot cells; $37M award in baby powder suit

Texas corrections chief testifies after judge threatens to lock up officials in hot prisons

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Executive Director Bryan Collier acknowledged in court Tuesday that the agency…

Afternoon Briefs: New win for flag burner in SCOTUS case; Johnson & Johnson seeks mistrial for stricken closing

News Roundup

As federal anti-hacking law turns 35, its meaning, reach and effectiveness are still murky

What had started as a pre-internet computer crime law affecting national security and finance has become a statute that prosecutors, plaintiff attorneys and defense counsels agree isn’t right for its time, and maybe never was. Even with broad agreement on the problem, however, the solution is less clear.

2nd Circuit reinstates Sarah Palin’s defamation suit against the New York Times

A federal appeals court has ruled that a federal judge followed the wrong procedure when he dismissed a defamation suit filed against the New York Times by former vice…

Facebook isn’t liable for algorithm that put terrorist content in news feeds, 2nd Circuit rules

A federal appeals court has ruled for Facebook in a lawsuit by U.S. citizens who are victims of Hamas attacks in Israel.

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Trump’s blocking of Twitter critics violates First Amendment, 2nd Circuit rules
President Donald Trump engaged in unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination by blocking critics from his Twitter account based on their views, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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