District Court for the Northern District of New York Court Cases
United States v. Lamb (1996)
Now before the court are omnibus pretrial motions in this case concerning the receipt, transmission, and possession of computer images of child pornography. The government and defendant consented to the court deciding these motions on submission. Doc. 33. The following constitutes the court's memorandum-decision and order in this matter.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 95-CR-399
Robert Abrams, Atty. Gen. of State of N.Y., New York City, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Environmental Enforcement Section, Land and Natural Resources Div., Washington, D.C., for plaintiff; Norman Spiegel, Nancy Stearns, Asst. Attys. Gen., New York City, and Nancy B. Firestone, Washington, D.C., of counsel.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 83-CV-1615
Bellnier v. Lund (1977)This is an action whereby the plaintiff children, through their parents comme next friends, seek redress for an allegedly unlawful strip search claimed to have been conducted or condoned by defendants, all of whom are employed by the Auburn Enlarged City School District in one capacity or another. Plaintiffs seek legal, injunctive, and declaratory relief in their action, which is maintained under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 and 1985, as well as the Fourth, Ninth and Fourteenth Amendments of the United [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 75-CV-237
The Plaintiff, Eve Bruneau, was a student in the sixth grade at South Kortright Central School District. Pat Schofield, the Plaintiff's mother, was appointed her guardian ad litem for the purposes of this suit by this Court's Order dated December 22, 1994. The Defendants are: South Kortright Central School (hereinafter "SKCS"), a public school which receives Federal financial assistance; Lynda Race, an assistant superintendent of the school; William Parker, the Plaintiff's former sixth grade [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 94-CV-0864
This case tests the consequences of the failure of the State of New York to comply with the provisions of the Indian Nonintercourse Act, enacted by the first Congress in 1790 and reenacted in substance by subsequent Congresses to the present date. 25 U.S.C. § 177. Familiarity with the prior opinions in the case is assumed.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 70-CV-35
United States v. Hall (2008)
Defendant David Hall ("defendant") is charged with one count of traveling in interstate commerce and thereafter knowingly failing to register and update his sex offender registration in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2250(a).
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 5:08-CR-174
Frazier v. Ward (1977)
William E. Hellerstein, Warren H. Richmond, III, Michael B. Mushlin, The Legal Aid Society, Prisoners' Rights Project, New York City, for plaintiffs; Warren H. Richmond, III, Michael B. Mushlin, New York City, of counsel.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 73-CV-306
This is a products liability suit brought against the manufacturer of an inflatable mammary prosthesis (sometimes called a Jenny prosthesis) which was intended for use in the reconstruction of the female breast area following a subcutaneous mastectomy. Jurisdiction is based upon diversity of citizenship. 28 U.S.C. § 1332. There are now before the Court defendant's motion for summary judgment and plaintiffs' motion for leave to amend their complaint.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 76-CV-130
Proskauer, Rose, Goetz & Mendelsohn, New York City, Kirkland & Ellis, Washington, D.C., for plaintiff; Bettina B. Plevan, New York City, Carl L. Taylor, Donald E. Scott, Nancy E. Hollingsworth, Washington, D.C., of counsel.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 83-CV-766
United States v. Lilla (1982)The defendants have been indicted for allegedly violating various federal laws concerning the trafficking of cocaine and marijuana. Following their arraignments, the defendants moved to suppress certain evidence derived from several wiretaps which had been authorized by New York State judges pursuant to New York law and which had been monitored by the New York State Police. The grounds asserted in these motions pertain to the issuance, extension, and execution of the wiretaps, and to various [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 81-CR-53 to 81-CR-55
Barletta v. Tedeschi (1990)The plaintiff, James Barletta, commenced the instant action against the defendant, Thomas Tedeschi, alleging that Tedeschi made demands for payment to the plaintiff in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq. ("FDCPA"). Among the plaintiff's allegations is that the defendant attempted to collect a claim that arose before the plaintiff filed a petition for protection under Chapter 7 in the United States Bankruptcy Court, and that defendant was prevented from [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 89-CV-1170
Andrulonis v. United States (1989)
Dept. of Justice, Civ. Div., Torts Branch, Washington, D.C. (Leon Taranto and Anthony R. Sherr, Trial Attys., of counsel), and Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., U.S. Atty., N.D.N.Y., Albany, N.Y. (William Fanciullo, Asst. U.S. Atty., of counsel), for U.S.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 79-CV-847
LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, New York City, John H. Terry, Senior Vice President, Gen. Counsel and Secretary, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Syracuse, N. Y., for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.; Jacob Friedlander, William G. Primps, Eric H. Moss, Howard S. Ockman, Karen Hutson, New York City, Thomas O'Neill, Syracuse, N. Y., of counsel.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 78-CV-675, 79-CV-46
United States v. Konefal (1983)On February 24, 1983, the grand jury returned a three count indictment against defendants Konefal, Hodge and Share. Count I charges all three defendants with conspiracy to defraud the United States by obstructing and hindering the Treasury Department in administering the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act. Such conspiracy is alleged to have taken place between July 1, 1982 and January 25, 1983. Count II charges all three defendants with causing several banks to fail to file [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 83-CR-15
United States v. Walker (1995)On September 12, 1995, the Court heard oral argument on and addressed and decided from the bench the numerous discovery requests of all parties. Herein the Court addresses the defendants' remaining motions, "death penalty" and otherwise, seeking variously: a decision from this Court holding 21 U.S.C. § 848 et seq. and § 848(e) in particular unconstitutional; dismissal of various indictment counts and portions of the government's Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty; and dismissal of [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 3-94-CR-328
Shapiro, Beilly, Rosenberg, Aronowitz, Levy & Fox, LLP, Barry I. Levy, Esq., of counsel, New York City, for Defendants Hudson Valley Farms, Inc., Jeffrey Paladino, William Paladino, and Walter Morgan.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 00-CV-1927
Wright v. McMann (1970)Justice Holmes, dissenting many years ago in Northern Securities Co. v. United States (1903) 193 U.S. 197, at pp. 400-401, 24 S.Ct. 436, 48 L.Ed. 679, while noting that great cases, like hard cases, make bad law also commented that at times judges need for their work the training of economists and statesmen. The Justice did not include, and it is doubtful that he foresaw with all his wisdom of foresight, that the training for a federal judge might some day encompass courses in the [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: Civ. Nos. 66-CV-77, 67-CV-174
Bennett v. Progressive Corp. (2002)
Bond, Schoeneck & King, LLP, Syracuse, New York, for defendants The Progressive Corporation, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, John Barbagallo, and Michael Beney, Louis D. Dilorenzo, Gretchen White, of counsel.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 00-CV-0286
Lien v. Beehner (1978)This medical malpractice case fairly illustrates the pitfalls often encountered by unwary private litigants suing government employees. The defendants in this case have moved for a dismissal of the Complaint, based upon plaintiff's failure to abide by the jurisdictional terms of the Federal Tort Claims Act, which requires, as a prerequisite to commencement of a civil action, the filing of a written claim with the appropriate federal agency within two years of accrual of the cause of action. 28 [...]
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 76-CV-390
Lawrence F. Klepper, Legal Aid Society of Albany, Inc., Albany, N. Y., for plaintiffs; Joel F. Spitzer, Albany, N. Y., Dennis B. Schlenker, Catskill, N. Y., David L. Corbin, Albany, N. Y., of counsel.
Court: District Court for the Northern District of New York Docket: 70-CV-16, 70-CV-50