|US v. Santiago||December 26, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant challenging district court’s refusal to re-sentence on Crosby remand.|
|US v. Smalls||December 13, 2007||
Sentencing appeal by defendant alleging his sentence for violation of supervised release was procedurally and substantively unreasonable.
|US v. Hawkins||October 31, 2007||Government appeal from court’s grant of judgment of acquittal in drug conspiracy case.|
|US v. Villarini||October 31, 2007||Sentencing appeal by defendant challenging district court’s reliance on his prior convictions to set his sentence.|
|US v. Casiano||October 29, 2007||
Sentencing appeal by defendant claiming that his below-guidelines sentence was unreasonable.
|US v. Diaz||October 26, 2007||
Government appeal from sentence imposed below mandatory minimum 5-year sentence.
|US v. John||October 10, 2007||Sentencing appeal by defendant convicted of assaulting federal official, claiming that district court double-counted the fact that his assault involved physical contact when calculating his sentencing guidelines.|
|US v. Prater||October 9, 2007||
Sentencing appeal, challenging within-guidelines sentence as unreasonable, and contesting grouping of two counts
|US v. Rosario||October 4, 2007||
Sentencing appeal by two criminal defendants, challenging safety-valve eligibility, criminal history score, and finding that firearm was possessed in relation to drug offense
|US v. Peters||September 21, 2007||Criminal appeal of sentence imposed upon revocation of supervised release.|
|Ma v. Chertoff||September 19, 2007||Civil appeal challenging denial of attorney’s fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act.|
|Figueroa v. Gonzales||September 10, 2007||
Immigration brief by petitioner claiming benefits under the settlement agreement in American Baptist Churches v. Thornburgh.
|US v. Tisdol||August 31, 2007||Appeal by criminal defendant, challenging his arrest, evidentiary rulings, and sentencing.|
|US v. Puerta||August 24, 2007||
Criminal appeal by defendant challenging judicial factfinding that made him ineligible for safety-valve relief.
|Poindexter v. US||August 21, 2007||
Criminal appeal by defendant challenging denial of his motion to reduce sentence.
|US v. Burden||August 15, 2007||
Criminal appeal by 5 defendants raising multiple challenges to their convictions and sentences.
|Rosado v. Potter||August 14, 2007||
Appeal by former postal worker challenging termination based on threats made to his supervisors.
|Latifi v. Gonzales||August 6, 2007||
Petition for review filed by ethnic Albanian from Kosovo, seeking asylum
|US v. Ogman||August 1, 2007||
Appeal by criminal defendant challenging denial of downward departure.
|US v. Almontes||July 23, 2007||Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant challenging denial of third acceptance-of-responsibility point.|
|US v. Mills||July 17. 2007||
Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, claiming that his Connecticut escape conviction was not a violent felony.
|US v. Szeta||July 16, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant convicted of child exploitation, challenging various aspects of sentencing.|
|Mathirampuzha v. US Postal Service||July 11, 2007||
Employment discrimination appeal by postal worker.
|July 10, 2007||Appeal by criminal defendant, claiming that his indictment did not adequately specify drug quantity.|
|US v. Nelson||July 9, 2007||
Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, claiming that Connecticut youthful offender adjudications cannot be counted as part of his criminal history under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.
|US v. Rivera||June 29, 07||Criminal appeal by defendant convicted of child exploitation and pornography charges.|
|US v. Contreras||June 8, 2007||Criminal appeal by 2 defendants raising sentencing issues and alleging that one defendant was not tried before an impartial jury.|
|Wright v. Astrue||June 5, 2007||Social security appeal by claimant seeking disability benefits.|
|US v. Triumph||June 4, 2007||Criminal appeal challenging admission of "flight" evidence at trial and raising multiple other challenges to his conviction on 10 counts of aiding and abetting the filing of false tax returns.|
|Borja-Arichabla v. Gonzales||June 4, 2007||
Immigration appeal by alien claiming that timely motion to reopen tolled his voluntary departure period.
|DeRowley v. Gonzales||June 1, 2007||Immigration appeal by alien arguing primarily that conspiracy to commit mail fraud is not an "aggravated felony" and that "Americanized Colombians" are a "particular social group" entitled to refugee status.|
|US v. Rodriguez||May 23, 2007||Reply brief in support of government's appeal from suppression ruling.|
|US v. Johnson||May 14, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant claiming district court failed to inquire into potential conflict of interest and improperly submitted question of "constructive possession" to the jury.|
|US v. Mercado||May 11, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant convicted of murder in aid of racketeering enterprise.|
|Kadriovski v. Gonzales||May 4, 2007||Immigration appeal challenging denial of motion to terminate proceedings and denial of applications for asylum and withholding of deportation.|
|Ahmend v. Gonzales||April 30, 2007||Immigration appeal by Bangladeshi challenging denial of asylum and withholding claims on credibility grounds.|
|US v. Triumph Capital||April 27, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant convicted of bribing State Treasurer Paul Silvester.|
|Channer v. DHS||April 18, 2007||Immigration appeal by alien raising res judicata defense to removal proceedings.|
|Charles v. Gonzales||April 10, 2007||Immigration petition filed by Haitian claiming derivative U.S. citizenship..|
|Martins v. Gonzales||April 2, 2007||Immigration appeal raising international law claims to challenge denial of motion to reopen.|
|US v. Ardila||March 30, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant who unsuccessfully sought continuance on the first day of trial.|
|US v. Stewart||March 30, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant challenging reliance by sentencing court on police report of intervening criminal conduct.|
|US v. Rodrigues||March 28, 2007||
Criminal appeal by alient challenging illegal reentry conviction, on ground that he was allegedly deprived of an opportunity for judicial review of his deportation order.
|US v. James||March 21, 2007||Appeal by criminal defendant, challenging sentence imposed after remand.|
|Chen v. INS||March 12, 2007||Civil immigration appeal by Chinese petitioner, seeking refugee status because of Chinese family planning policy.|
|US v. Lespier||March 5, 2007||Appeal by criminal defendant convicted of murder, claiming newly discovered evidence.|
|US v. Foster||February 21, 2007||Criminal appeal involving challenge to a prior narcotics conviction used to enhance sentence.|
|US v. Clarke||February 20, 2007||Criminal appeal challenging sentence and evidentiary ruling at trial.|
|US v. Delossantos, Rodriguez||February 7, 2007||Government appeal from decision granting motion to suppress.|
|US v. Miles||February 7, 2007||Criminal appeal by defendant claiming that search of his person exceeded the scope of his consent and, alternatively, that it was an invalid pat down search for weapons during a Terry stop.|
|Rhodes-Bradford v. Gonzales||February 2, 2007||Immigration appeal by alien arguing that his conviction for first-degree larceny in Connecticut is not an aggravated felony and that the BIA lacked authority to enter an order of removal.|
|US v. Gonzales||January 17, 2007||
Criminal appeal by multiple defendants convicted after drug trial.
|Li v. BCIS||January 17, 2007||Immigration petition by aliens claiming that lawyer and non-lawyer provided ineffective assistance in asylum proceedings.|
|US v. Walker||January 12, 2007||Multiple-issue appeal by two criminal defendants convicted of racketeering, drug charges after trial.|
|US v. Brown||January 5, 2007||Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, challenging below-guideline-range sentence.|
|US v. Baldwin||January 5, 2007||Appeal by criminal defendant from denial of suppression motion, claiming that he was "seized" after he pulled over in response to police lights, even though he then immediately sped away.|
|Aguilar vs. Gonzales||January 3, 2007||Petition for review by Guatemalan immigrant claiming to have registered for ABC benefits.|
|Zhu v. Gonzales||December 27, 2006||
Petition for review by Chinese aliens, challenging BIA's denial of motion to reopen/reconsider order of removal.
|US v. Rahman||December 22, 2006||Sentencing appeal by defendant claiming that court did not adequately explain why it imposed a within-guidelines sentence.|
|US v. Perez||December 15, 2006||Criminal appeal by three defendants convicted of participating in interstate murder-for-hire scheme.|
|Daisodov v. Gonzales||December 13, 2006||
Petition for review by alien challenging deportation order based on allegations of fraud.
|US v. Colon||December 11, 2006||
Criminal appeal by defendant challenging criminal history category at sentencing, and overall reasonableness of within-guidelines sentence.
|US v. McGee||November 29, 2006||Criminal appeal challenging district court's ruling on a downward departure for sentencing.|
|Peralte-Taveras v. Gonzales||November 27, 2006||Immigration appeal challenging denial of simultaneous relief from removal under 212(c) and 240A.|
|Doas v. Gonzales||October 18, 2006||Civil immigration appeal challenge denial of motion for continuance and denial of motion for change of venue.|
|US v. Youmans||October 18, 2006||Criminal appeal by defendant challenging reasonableness of sentence and adequacy of judge's statement of reasons for the sentence.|
|Thompson v. Choinski||October 3, 2006||
Appeal from dismissal of habeas petition.
|US v. Ganim||September 25, 2006||Criminal appeal by defendant, the former mayor of Bridgeport, convicted of racketeering, bribery, and related charges challenging both conviction and sentence.|
|US v. Terry||September 22, 2006||Criminal appeal by defendant convicted of drug conspiracy, claiming that he was a buyer of crack, and not a member of a larger conspiracy.|
|US v. Elmore||September 18, 2006||
Government's response and reply brief, in criminal appeal involving Fourth Amendment search and seizure issues.
|Wala v. Gonzales||September 11, 2006||Petition for review by alien facing removal, arguing that burglary conviction did not involve larceny with intent to permanently deprive owner of property.|
|US v. Goodwin||September 8, 2006||
Appeal by criminal defendant challenging reasonableness of 188-month sentence within advisory Guidelines range.
|US v. Cosme||September 1, 2006||
Criminal appeal by drug defendant, challenging voluntary nature of guilty plea, and seeking resentencing after Booker.
|32 Medley Lane v. US||August 30, 2006||Civil appeal raising Eighth Amendment challenge to forfeiture of house.|
|US v. Braithwaite||August 28, 2006||
Criminal appeal by defendant who was fugitive for eight years.
|US v. Evans||August 22, 2006||Criminal appeal by defendant challenging sentence for drug crimes.|
|Ibarra-Avalos v. Sec. Homeland Security||August 18, 2006||
Petition for review by asylum claimant, arguing that voluntary departure order was signed by wrong official.
|US v. Restrepo, Barrientos||August 14, 2006||Appeal by defendant convicted of drug trafficking, challenging reasonableness of sentence.|
|US v. Newton||June 19, 2006||Criminal appeal by former State Senator, claiming that district court violated Ex Post Facto Clause by applying Guidelines Manual which took effect after completion of two counts of conviction, but before completion of third count of conviction.|
|US v. Canova||June 16, 2006||
Reply brief in government sentencing appeal, arguing that probationary sentence in white-collar case was unreasonably low.
|Blake v. Gonzales||June 14, 2006||
Petition for review by removable alien, claiming that prior conviction for assaulting police officer is not a "crime of violence".
|US v. Coleman||June 12. 2006||Criminal appeal from drug trial, challenging sufficiency of evidence and jury instructions regarding witness testimony.|
|Guillaume v. Gonzales||June 8, 2006||Petition for review by alien raising claim under Convention Against Torture based on conditions in Haitian prisons.|
|Yuhter v. Gonzales||May 17, 2006||
Petition for review by alien found to have committed visa fraud.
|Shyamalan v. Gonzales||May 15, 2006||Petition for review by alien found removable for helping another alien to illegally enter the United States.|
|US v. Thompson||May 10, 2006||
Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, challenging career offender designation.
|Sutisna v. Gonzales||May 8, 2006||
Petition for review by Indonesian asylum petitioner whose testimony was found incredible by Immigration Judge.
|US v. Nurse||April 26, 2006||
Appeal by criminal defendant, challenging adequacy of court's statement of reasons in imposing two-year sentence for violation of supervised release.
|Montoya-Vallejo v. Gonzales||April 21, 2006||Petition for review by Colombian asylum applicant.|
|US v. Canova||April 10, 2006||
Government sentencing appeal, challenging probationary sentence in white-collar fraud case.
|US v. Wells||April 10, 2006||Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, challenging upward departure for being a repeat sex offender.|
|Remy v. Chadbourne||April 4, 2006||
Appeal by deportable alien detained in Louisiana, challenging district court's dismissal of habeas claim for lack of personal jurisdiction over proper respondent
|US v. Elmore||April 3, 2006||
Government appeal from suppression of evidence obtained as a result of traffic stop.
|US v. Andrews||March 23, 2006||Criminal appeal by defendant convicted of various corruption & false-statement charges after trial, stemming from State Treasury corruption investigation.|
|Chaves-Loez v. Gonzales||March 15, 2006||Civil immigration appeal by Colombian asylum petitioner, claiming extortion by guerrillas.|
|US v. Thomas||March 13, 2006||
Criminal appeal from denial of suppression motion, after police frisked him for weapons in high-crime area of Hartford.
|Sarmiento v. Gonzales||February 28, 2006||
Immigration appeal by Colombian asylum petitioner, claiming that he was threatened by guerrillas.
|Abimbola v. Chertoff||February 23, 2006||
Appeal by removable alien, claiming that his detention pending removal to Nigeria has been unduly prolonged.
|Liu v. Gonzales||February 14, 2006||Immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner, claiming fear of persecution under population-control policy.|
|Mutonyi v. Gonzales||February 13, 2006||Immigration appeal by Ugandan asylum applicant claiming persecution as member of social group constituted by "professional women".|
|US v. Torres||January 25, 2006||Criminal defendant raises multiple challenges to conviction and sentence in drug conspiracy case.|
|US v. Green||January 19, 2006||Appeal by criminal defendant, claiming that the nature of his prior drug conviction was not adequately proven by New York court documents|
|Marulanda v. Gonzales||December 16, 2005||Civil immigration appeal by Colombian asylum petitioner, claiming extortion from local guerrillas|
|Lin v. Gonzales||December 16, 2005||Civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner, with two children born in USA|
|US v. Carter||December 6, 2005||criminal appeal, challenging automobile search, admission of expert testimony and photographs, and sufficiency of evidence that armed robbery of jewelry store affected interstate commerce|
|Dreni v. Gonzales||November 15, 2005||Civil immigration appeal by Albanian asylum petitioner claiming political persecution.|
|US v. Moore||November 14, 2005||Appeal from denial of habeas petition alleging ineffective assistance of counsel.|
|US v. Davila||November 14, 2005||Appeal by criminal defendant in anthrax hoax case, convicted of threatening to use weapon of mass destruction and using U.S. mail to convey a threat to injure another person.|
|US v. Echeverri||November 2, 2005||Sentencing appeal by defendant, contesting drug quantity.|
|US v. Vaughn||September 21, 2005||Sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, challenging district court's finding that he used sophisticated means to carry out identity theft scheme, and that he played supervisory role|
|US v. Haygood||September 15, 2005||Criminal appeal challenging denial of motion to suppress|
|US v. Cato||September 14, 2005||Criminal appeal challenging jury instruction and evidentiary rulings|
|Spina v. DHS||September 2, 2005||Immigration appeal challenging calculation of time of imprisonment to determine eligibility for 212c relief|
|Aziz v. Gonzales||September1, 2005||Civil immigration petition for review claiming entitlement to section 212c relief from deportation, and arguing that conviction for illegal sales of drug prescriptions is not aggravated felony|
|US v. Vitale||August 18, 2005||appeal by criminal defendant from fraud conviction, claiming violation of Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause and juror bias|
|Yang v. Gonzales||August 18, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner, claiming persecution as Falun Gong practitioner|
|Zho v. Gonzales||August 5, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum seeker claiming persecution in relation to Falun Gong|
|Gao v. Gonzales||August 4, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner|
|Teresa T v. US||August 1, 2005||Civil appeal challenging district court's refusal to equitably toll FTCA statute of limitations|
|US v. Luke Jones||July 25, 2005||Appeal by criminal defendant after complex racketeering trial involving drug and murder conspiracies in Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum housing project|
|Usmani v. US||July 25, 2005||Civil immigration appeal by petitioner challenging dismissal by district court for failure to exhaust administrative remedies|
|US v. Hammond||July 19, 2005||appeal by criminal defendant of evidentiary ruling|
|US v. Frank Estrada||July 11, 2005||Two criminal defendants appeal from drug conspiracy convictions and sentences|
|US v. Holguin||July 6, 2005||Criminal appeal involving constitutionality of safety-valve sentencing provision in light of United States v. Booker.|
|Chen v. Gonzales||July 6, 2005||Civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner, challenging BIA's denial of motion to reopen|
|Kovalyk v. Gonzales||July 5, 2005||
Civil immigration appeal by Ukrainian asylum applicants
|Bakowski v. Hunt||June 13, 2005||civil appeal challenging decision on accrual of statute of limitations under the Federal Tort Claims Act|
|Manrique v. Ashcroft||May 25, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Colombian asylum petitioner|
|Murphy v. US||May 20, 2005||civil appeal by plaintiffs challenging settlements under the Military Claims Act|
|US v. McCrorey||May 11, 2005||appeal by criminal defendant challenging voluntariness of plea in light of United States v. Booker|
|Li v. Ashcroft||March 21, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner|
|US v. Perez||March 14, 2005||appeal by criminal defendant of interstate murder-for-hire charges|
|Santos v. Ashcroft||February 18, 2005||civil immigration petition by aggravated felon|
|US v. Rivera||January 26, 2005||reply brief in support of government's cross-appeal of district court's failure to sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act|
|Mohamed v. Ashcroft||January 24, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Somali asylum petitioner|
|US v. Celis||January 18, 2005||appeal by criminal defendant convicted of making false statements to obtain security clearance at Sikorsky Aircraft|
|Bala v. Ashcroft||January 12, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Albanian asylum petitioner|
|Tun v. Immigration and Naturalization Services||January 10, 2005||civil immigration appeal from Burmese asylum petitioner|
|US v. Miller||January 10, 2005||sentencing appeal by criminal defendant, challenging upward departure based on criminal history|
|Niver v. Ashcroft||January 5, 2005||immigration appeal by Polish citizen found removable based on robbery convictions, raising claims involving U.S. nationality, failure to transfer to Court of Appeals, and invalidity of state convictions|
|Diallo v. Ashcroft||January 3, 2005||civil immigration appeal by Guinean asylum petitioner|
|US v. Delgado||December 23, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant convicted of trafficking in stolen credit card information|
|US v. Godding||December 9, 2004||reply brief in government appeal from criminal sentence based on downward departures|
|Bankole v. Immigration and Naturalization Services||December 9, 2004||immigration habeas appeal by Nigerian citizen ordered deported on basis of aggravated felony convictions, raising claims under Torture Convention and section 212(h) of INA|
|US v. Rivera||December 8, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant convicted of being a felon in possession of a sawed-off shotgun, and cross-appeal by government concerning failure to sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act|
|US v. Wallace and Thomas||December 3, 2004||two criminal defendants appeal from drive-by murder, drug conspiracy, and firearms convictions and sentences|
|US v. Torro||December 1, 2004||government sentencing appeal after district court applied Blakely v. United States after remand from earlier successful government appeal|
|Lam v. Ashcroft||December 1, 2004||civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner|
|Qiu v. Ashcroft||November 24, 2004||civil immigration appeal by Chinese asylum petitioner|
|Salame v. Ashcroft||November 17, 2004||civil immigration appeal by Lebanese asylum applicant|
|US v. Soler||November 15, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant of denial of motion to withdraw guilty plea|
|Urita v. Aschroft||November 12, 2004||civil immigration appeal of Albanian asylum petitioner|
|US v. Burden||November 2, 2004||Government reply brief, in appeal of order granting new trial in case involving murder in aid of racketeering|
|Singh v. Ashcroft||October 20, 2004||civil immigration appeal, contesting adverse asylum and withholding-of-removal determination|
|Previlon v. Ashcroft||October 15, 2004||civil immigration appeal, contesting adverse asylum and withholding-of-removal determination|
|US v. Godding||October 13, 2004||government appeal from criminal sentence based on downward departures|
|US v. Schneiderhan||October 8, 2004||Appeal (in First Circuit) by criminal defendant convicted of obstructing justice in search for fugitive Boston crime figure James "Whitey" Bulger, raising Brady, evidentiary, and Blakely claims.|
|US v. Gerancon||October 7, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant convicted of drug offenses, claiming sentencing manipulation and Blakely error|
|Bouyea v. United States||October 1, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant from denial of habeas relief, alleging ineffective assistance of counsel for failure to challenge reasonable-doubt instructions|
|US v. Miley||September 24, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant convicted of being a felon in illegal possession of ammunition|
|US v. Sinclair||September 20, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant convicted of illegally re-entering United States after being deported|
|US v. Hayes||September 15, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant of conviction and sentence for illegal gun possession|
|US v. Snape||September 2, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant of conviction and sentence for illegal gun possession|
|US v. Estrada||August 27, 2004||appeal of sentence by criminal defendant, contesting drug quantity and role in offense|
|Us v. Durrani||August 25, 2004||appeal by defendant -- convicted of illegally exporting arms to Iran in 1987, and subsequently deported -- from district court's refusal in 2003 to vacate conviction on writ of error coram nobis or audita querela|
|DiBrino v. Principi||August 16, 2004||appeal from summary judgment in employment-discrimination case|
|US v. Giordano||August 2, 2004||appeal of conviction and sentence by former Waterbury Mayor, convicted of civil rights violations and sex-related charges.|
|Filsaime v. Ashcroft||July 30, 2004||appeal by deported alien of removal order, raising questions of claim-preclusion, whether Attorney General is proper respondent, and preservation of Torture Convention claim|
|USA v. Burden||July 29, 2004||government appeal of order granting new trial in case involving murder in aid of racketeering|
|USA v. St. Surin||July 1, 2004||challenge to sufficiency of evidence and Jencks Act disclosure of witness statement|
|Richards v. Ashcroft||June 16, 2004||Appeal by criminal alien contending that prior conviction for second-degree forgery was not deportable "aggravated felony" offense|
|USA v. Gomes||June 8, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant from order granting request to administer involuntary antipsychotic medication to render defendant competent to stand trial|
|Kincade v. Snow||June 3, 2004||appeal by plaintiff from denial of Title VII discrimination claim|
|USA v. Santiago||April 7, 2004||appeal by criminal defendant challenging constitutionality of federal felon-in-possession firearm law|
|USA v. Vasquez||April 7, 2004||sentencing appeal of prison guard who sexually abused inmates|
|USA v. Lasaga||April 7, 2004||sentencing appeal of defendant convicted for child pornography|
|USA v. Mills||March 24, 2004||government appeal of order suppressing defendant's uncounseled statements under Sixth Amendment|