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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reinstated a decision protecting bearded seals in Alaska under the Endangered Species Act, reversing a lower-court ruling and accepting that projections of climate change present a long-term threat to the ...
White, 57, has said Bartholomew-Woods' five years as a civil judge are not enough experience for appellate court and that she lacks lack criminal court experience.

The U.S. Supreme Court didn't say in its brief orders what it was about each of those cases that the Alabama appellate court should consider because in all three the judges followed jurors' recommendations for death. One recommendation was unanimous ...
MONTGOMERY (AP) - Alabama is asking an appellate court to let the November execution of an inmate go forward. The state attorney general's office on Friday asked the 11th U.S. circuit Court of Appeals to reject Tommy Arthur's request for a stay. The ...
Although the Obama administration recently announced it would stop using private prisons, one federal agency just renewed a huge for-profit prison contract.

In a pair of opinions issued on Oct. 14, the court found that a statute, passed in March in response to a U.S. Supreme Court decision in a case known as Hurst v. Florida, was unconstitutional "because it requires that only 10 jurors recommend death as ...
A campaign committee created to oppose Republican candidates for the Fifth District Appellate Court spent a half million dollars on Friday for broadcast and digital media.
He went on to become the first black appointed to the Illinois Appellate Court, spent more than 10 years as a U.S. District Court judge and served as a mentor and inspiration to generations of Chicago attorneys - President Barack Obama included.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama inmate has asked an appellate court to stay his execution until it rules on his challenge to the state's lethal injection process.
A structured settlement company from Buffalo, N.Y., US Periodic Payment Assignment Co., contributed $10,000. Democrat candidates Jo Beth Weber, a circuit judge from Jefferson County, and Brad Bleyer, a circuit judge from Williamson County, already had ...
On Monday, October 17, the Illinois Appellate Court issued another taxpayer-friendly opinion in an Illinois False Claims Act case alleging a failure to collect and remit sales tax on internet and catalog sales to customers in Illinois (People ex.
A panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated Friday a lawsuit against private military contractor CACI Premier technology, Inc. (CACI) for the corporation's role in torture and other inhumane treatment at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in ...
"There's a lot of attention right now on the appellate courts and I think in particular because people are talking about the US Supreme Court with the passing of Justice Scalia," NC Court of Appeals Judge Richard Deitz said. "Try to educate yourself ...
In that case, the appellate panel agreed with the U.S. Department of education's interpretation that Title IX covers gender identity.
In a landmark decision issued yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) structure violated the Constitution's separation-of-powers requirements.
Seoul, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) - A South Korean-born U.S. K-pop star has taken his entry ban case to the Seoul appellate court, seeking to regain his right to freely visit his country of origin, his lawyer said Monday. The legal representative of Steve Yoo ...

Robert H. Edmunds, from Greensboro, was an assistant district attorney here and U.S. attorney from 1982 to 1993. He then entered private law practice, won election to the Court of Appeals in 1998 and, in 2000, won a seat on the Supreme Court.
Wyoming had unsuccessfully made the same weak argument to U.S. Appellate courts in 2002. But Pearce egged these guys on, echoing their contempt for the U.S. government and the Constitution. The U.S. sensibly caved on a minor point to avoid ...
The appellate court noted that at least in the case at hand, a method already exists to compel the release of information using local laws.
If the verdict is "guilty," the decision can be appealed to the regional appellate court. ... The Fourth Department, which is one of four regional intermediate appellate courts in New York, hears cases from 22 counties in the western and central ...
They will supposedly give us a 48-hour notice, but they say they're going to move the camp. We don't know. I'm like go ahead, go in and move the camp.
"Ferguson's attorney argued that the issue should be decided by the trial judge and not the appellate court," the statement said.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has put its own ruling against the DeCosters on hold pending the disposition of the DeCoster petition for a writ of certiorari, which is scheduled to be filed with the Supreme Court before the end of year.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals was tasked with reviewing the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland's decision to dismiss a plaintiff's Fair debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claim along with her TILA and RESPA claims.
He added that the government "may offer textual analyses of Title IX and Title VII" in cases where the government is a defendant and in cases where US Appellate Courts request the government to file a friend-of-the-court brief. The case began May, when ...
In that case, the appellate panel agreed with the U.S. Department of education's interpretation that Title IX covers gender identity.
Sources: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, St. Louis; Littler P.C., San Francisco; CP staff. A three-judge Appellate Court panel has affirmed a U.S. District Court decision favoring Lincoln, Neb.-based Crete Carrier Corp., which had ...
Seoul, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) - A South Korean-born U.S. K-pop star has taken his entry ban case to the Seoul appellate court, seeking to regain his right to freely visit his country of origin, his lawyer said Monday. The legal representative of Steve Yoo ...
Robert H. Edmunds, from Greensboro, was an assistant district attorney here and U.S. attorney from 1982 to 1993. He then entered private law practice, won election to the Court of Appeals in 1998 and, in 2000, won a seat on the Supreme Court.
The appellate court noted that at least in the case at hand, a method already exists to compel the release of information using local laws.
Steve Pearce's extremism is out of step with his constituents, while Merrie Lee Soules promises us vigorous, competent, and thoughtful representation in ...
The appellate court noted that at least in the case at hand, a method already exists to compel the release of information using local laws.
Missouri can keep the supplier of its lethal injection drugs secret, a federal appellate court ruled on Thursday, reversing its own ruling earlier that the supplier must be revealed.
A U.S. appellate court panel this week stripped the unilateral authority from the unelected head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, scoring a victory for the Constitution and the provision of checks and balances.
Nicholas Datlowe is a legal editor for U.S. Law Week, covering the U.S. Supreme Court and other appellate courts around the country. Prior to joining Bloomberg BNA, Nicholas practiced with the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he worked in the ...
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Though the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year ruled that an unaccepted offer of complete relief to a named plaintiff in a class action does not moot the plaintiff's claim, the decision isn't necessarily a boon for ...
"The legal effect of a deadlock in a jurisdiction's highest appellate court is the same as if the matter on which the judges are evenly divided were never presented to the appellate court at all," the plaintiffs said, citing rulings by the U.S. Supreme ...
Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Institute asked U.S. District Judge James Peterson to block the entire law, citing a flurry of reported problems at DMV field offices.
Oklahoma City (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday reversed a state appeals court ruling that affirmed the death sentence for an Oklahoma man convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of a 25-year-old woman and her two children.
On Sunday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Of Columbia Circuit denied the Standing Rock Sioux's request for a permanent injunction to halt the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL).
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday it would consider a controversial Texas case involving a cross-border shooting that ended with the death of a 15-year-old boy at the hands of a Border Patrol agent.
In a closely watched case testing the limits of the Dodd-Frank Act's creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the District Of Columbia Circuit not only clarified yesterday the CFPB's reach in interpreting ...
If the verdict is "guilty," the decision can be appealed to the regional appellate court. ... The Fourth Department, which is one of four regional intermediate appellate courts in New York, hears cases from 22 counties in the western and central ...
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday reversed a state appeals court ruling that affirmed the death sentence for an Oklahoma man convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of a 25-year-old woman and her two children.
Residents Sue Hanlon and Phil Altvater filed an appeal Oct. 5 asking the state's high court to hear the case, after an Appellate Court in September affirmed a 2015 DuPage County Circuit Court ruling to allow the three-story, eight-unit condominium ...
Without comment the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a unanimous appellate court decision that developers are entitled to sue Yuma for rejecting their request that property be rezoned for more affordable housing.
"Intervenor Dakota Access pipeline LLC has rights of access to the limited portion of the pipeline corridor not yet cleared -- where the Sioux tribe alleges additional historic sites are at risk," the judges said in a two-paragraph order from the U.S ...
They will supposedly give us a 48-hour notice, but they say they're going to move the camp. We don't know. I'm like go ahead, go in and move the camp.
In March, U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White in the Northern District of California granted Turn's request to send the matter to arbitration.


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