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Eleventh Circuit Holds District Court Lacked Equitable Jurisdiction to Make the Government’s Use of Documents Seized from Former President Trump Subject to Special Master Review

In Trump v. United States, No. 22-13005 (11th Cir. Dec. 2, 2022), the Eleventh Circuit vacates and orders dismissal of a proceeding brought by the former president in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to block the FBI’s use of documents seized from his personal residence, holding that the court lackedContinue reading “Eleventh Circuit Holds District Court Lacked Equitable Jurisdiction to Make the Government’s Use of Documents Seized from Former President Trump Subject to Special Master Review”

Second Circuit Dismisses Pseudonymously Filed Appeal as Violation of Fed. R. App. P. 32(d)

In Publicola v. Lomenzo,  No. 22-795 (2d Cir. Nov. 29, 2022), the Second Circuit publishes an order dismissing an appeal after the plaintiff-appellant violated an order to file their appeal under their real name. “In December 2021, Appellant commenced this action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the Town of Penfield, the NYSLRB, current andContinue reading “Second Circuit Dismisses Pseudonymously Filed Appeal as Violation of Fed. R. App. P. 32(d)”

Eighth Circuit Vacates Judgments in Favor of 177 Plaintiffs Confirming Arbitration Awards Due to Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction

In Hursh v. DST Systems, Inc., No 21-3554 (8th Cir. Nov. 28, 2022), appeals of awards to 177 claimants –who prevailed in ERISA arbitrations about losses in their 401(k) profit sharing plan – result in the judgments being vacated and remanded owing to doubts about the district court’s subject-matter jurisdiction. “DST was the Plan’s sponsor,Continue reading “Eighth Circuit Vacates Judgments in Favor of 177 Plaintiffs Confirming Arbitration Awards Due to Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction”

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