NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Posted: October 13, 2023 / Written by: Samuel L. Butt, Thomas A. Kissane /

Lack of Jurisdiction, Inmate’s Trust and Claims Stemming From Capitol Attack

This column reports on several significant representative decisions from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Judge Eric R. Komitee dismissed a complaint to compel arbitration for lack of jurisdiction. Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis granted the government’s motion to garnish funds from an inmate trust account. Judge Frederic Block granted in part and denied in part defendants’ motion to dismiss claims under §1983 and the New York Labor Law.

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