One and Ken Valley Housing v. ME State Housing Authority -- Federal ingredient jurisdiction; state public housing authority had sufficient authority to determine variance between assisted and unassisted housing rates; simple agency calculation is sufficient deliberative process.
Hofmann v. Sender -- Hague Convention - the intent of the family to relocate to New York was conditioned upon the entire family relocating to New York; Children have not become acclimatized to NY to a degree warranting that they should remain here.
United States of America v. City of New York -- Firefighter discrimination - In responding to a pattern-or-practice claim, employer can use any evidence that tends to rebut the inference, including intent-based evidence; Decisions on qualified immunity should center on whether the willful actions of the official impacted the right, not whether their intent was demonstrably wrong; given size of city, specific evidence needed to produce genuine issue of material fact as to the mayor's role; Concur/Dissent: To rebut disparate impact claim, deft should minimize the proof, not present nondiscriminatory rationale.
SEC v. Bankosky -- SEC ban upheld. Traditional six-factor test may be supplemented by new 9-factor test.
USA v. Servando Alvarado-Casas -- No clear error in acceptance of guilty plea, flawed sentencing colloquy did not influence decision to plead guilty.
Uwe Romeike v. Eric Holder, Jr. -- German harassment of home-schoolers insufficient to bar deportation.
USA v. Sherry Washington -- White collar - Money laundering, conspiracy.
Larry Crouch v. Honeywell International, Inc.
Otto May, Jr. v. Chrysler Group LLC
FOX INSURANCE COMPANY, INC. V. CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDIC
Koessel v. Sublette County Sheriff's Dept
In re: Weathersby v.
Bruce Rich v. Secretary, Florida Department of Corrections, et al.
Blue Ridge Env. Defense League v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- Administrative law - agency properly declined to issue EIS, given unsupported nature of complaint; intervention in hearing process properly denied.
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