NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Posted: December 11, 2023 / Written by: Samuel L. Butt, Thomas A. Kissane / Category NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Preliminary Injunction Denied, Collateral Challenge Rights Waived and Denial of Frozen Funds

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 denied a preliminary injunction to a defamation plaintiff, Judge Gary R. Brown denied a prisoner’s pro se petition to have his sentence vacated under 28 U.S.C. §2255 and Judge Frederic Block denied a motion by defendants to access frozen funds in an action brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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