Posted by Solomon N. Klein, Litigation Partner In a fact pattern echoing a law school Evidence Exam, Judge Garaufis granted in part and denied in part competing motions in limine regarding admissibility of an emergency 911 call where the victim described being shot by the defendant. United States v. Shipp, 19 CR 29 (E.D.N.Y. Mar.... Read more »
Monthly Archives: March 2020
Posted by Solomon N. Klein, Litigation Partner Judges DeArcy Hall, Kovner, and Kuntz have each updated their Individual Rules. As a service to practitioners that are already familiar with the Judges’ rules, below are the changes of note and links to the new rules. Judge Kovner’s updated Individual Rules adds that “[i]n appropriate cases, the... Read more »
Posted by Solomon N. Klein, Litigation Partner Judge William F. Kuntz, II, recently overruled defendants’ objections to the Report and Recommendation issued by Magistrate Judge Roanne L. Mann, and remanded a personal injury action for lacking the amount in controversy threshold in diversity actions. Daversa v. Cowan Equipment Leasing, LLC, 20-CV-163 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2020)... Read more »
Posted by Solomon N. Klein, Litigation Partner The EDNY has announced that it will be filling three vacancies for magistrate judge positions (two in Brooklyn and one in Central Islip). Applications, available here, must be submitted by April 27, 2020.