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D.C. Circuit

Araya v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al.

Citation: 
13-7036
Ruling: 
Federal District Court abused its discretion when it maintained jurisdiction over a removed case involving only state law and common law claims after the federal claims were dismissed.
Judge(s): 
Brown, Millett, and Wilkins.
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Securities & Exchange Commission v. Securities Investor Protection Corp.

Citation: 
12-5286
Ruling: 
The district court correctly held that the Securities Investor Protection Corp. (SIPC) could not be compelled to proceed to liquidate the Stanford Group Company (SGC) on behalf of persons who purchased CDs from Stanford International Bank, Ltd. (SIPL), because those ...
Judge(s): 
Garland, Srinivisan, Sentelle
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Hope 7 Monroe Street LP v. Riaso, LLC (In the Matter of Hope 7 Monroe Street LP)

Citation: 
Hope 7 Monroe Street LP, U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Cir., No. 12-7054 [February 28, 2014]
Ruling: 
The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, held that the district court did not err in affirming the bankruptcy courts rulings. The district court's decision affirmed the ruling by the bankruptcy court to deny, appellants, Hope 7's motion ...
Judge(s): 
Ginsburg, Henderson and Brown
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Youkelsone v. FDIC

Citation: 
Case No. 1:09-cv-01278 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 8, 2011)
Ruling: 
The Court reversed and remanded the district court's sua sponte ruling that Plaintiff lacked standing under Rule 12(b)(1). The Court ruled that Rule 4(a)(5)(C) is a claim-processing rule, not a jurisdictional bar, and failure to object on timeliness grounds ...
Judge(s): 
Tatel, Brown, and Willams
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American National Insurance Co. v. FDIC

Citation: 
No. 10-5245 (D.C. Cir. June 24, 2011)
Ruling: 
Reversing the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (the “D.C. District Court”), the D.C. Circuit held that §1821(d) of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recover and Enforcement Act of 1989 (“FIRREA”) did not bar the D.C. District Court from ...
Judge(s): 
Sentelle, Tatel, Randolph
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McKinley v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Citation: 
No. 10-5353 (D.C. Cir. June 3, 2011)
Ruling: 
Affirming the District Court, the D.C. Circuit held that under Exception 5 of the Freedom of Information Act (the “FOIA”), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed. Board”) could withhold certain documents containing information that the ...
Judge(s): 
Henderson, Garland and Griffith
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Consolidated Rail Corp. v. Ray

Citation: 
DC Circuit Case No. 10-7029
Ruling: 
The Rail Act does not preclude Conrail's (purchaser of former bankrupt company's assets) liability for an employee's exposure to asbestos where the exposure occurred prior to Conrail taking over operations because: (1) the Rail Act only stated Conrail was to ...
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