Category: 2015

ETIENNE v. LYNCH, NO. 14-2013

Decided: December 30, 2015 The Fourth Circuit denied Petitioner Eddy Etienne’s (“Etienne”) petition for review. In 1984, Etienne entered the United States as an illegal immigrant. In 1986, Etienne pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the controlled dangerous substances law of Maryland. After his release from prison, Etienne continued to...

RICH v. U.S., NO. 14-7204

Decided: December 29, 2015 The Fourth Circuit affirmed in part and remanded in part. This case stemmed from Joshua Rich’s (“Rich”) attack in a recreation area while serving a fifty-seven year sentence. He sued for the prison officials’ negligence under the Federal Tort Claims Act, alleging that they failed to...

CALDERON v. GEICO, NO. 14-2111

Decided: December 23, 2015   GEICO is in the business of supplying insurance for its customers. The plaintiffs are employees or former employees of GEICO that worked in the capacity of security investigators (Investigators). The Investigators work in GEICO’s Claims Department primarily investigating claims that are suspected of being fraudulent....