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15-362Ortiz-Franco v. LynchWhether the Second Circuit erred in holding that 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(C) divests the courts of appeals of jurisdiction to review factual claims challenging the denial of deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture. (Opinion by )
15-363AT&T, Inc. v. United StatesWhether a relator asserting a claim under the False Claims Act can satisfy Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b)'s particular pleading requirement without setting forth specific facts regarding at least one allegedly false or fraudulent claim submitted to the government. (Opinion by )
15-410Mezerhane v. Republica Bolivariana de VenezuelaWhether and under what circumstances expropriations that violate binding international human rights treaties and/or norms of customary international law constitute takings in violation of “international law” under 28 U.S.C. § 1605(a)(3) (Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act) and 22 U.S.C. § 2370(e)(2) (Second Hickenlooper Amendment). (Opinion by )
15-415Encino Motorcars, LLC v. NavarroWhether “service advisors” at car dealerships are exempt under 29 U.S.C. §213(b)(10)(A) from the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime-pay requirements. (Opinion by )
15-324Gentry v. Rudin(1) Whether a later-overturned lower court decision accepting an untimely state habeas petition can equitably toll the federal habeas deadline when the prisoner was on notice that her state petition was filed late and she failed to file a protective federal petition per Pace v. DiGuglielmo; and (2) whether the Ninth Circuit's decision warrants summary reversal because, although it purported to toll Rudin's federal deadline because she was misled by the lower court, the Ninth Circuit without explanation granted an extra 254 days of additional equitable tolling for the period after the Nevada Supreme Court reversed the misleading decision. (Opinion by )
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