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A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling and reinstated a hostile work environment case filed by a gay black former fire safety director, stating the lower court failed to consider relevant evidence.
OCEAN CITY - The third time could be the charm for a group of Boardwalk street performers who filed a civil suit against Ocean City after a U.S. District Court judge last week issued an opinion the buskers' claims of First Amendment rights violations ...
A wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Peyton Trueblood, who was killed in a fireworks accident in July 2015 while working for the musical "Texas" in Palo Duro Canyon State Park, has been withdrawn from a federal court and has been refiled ...
On Monday, April 17, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit took another step down the very slippery Rule 36 path.
The judge, William H. Orrick of United States District Court, wrote that the president had overstepped his powers with his January executive order on immigration by tying billions of dollars in federal funding to immigration enforcement. Judge Orrick ...
Philadelphia - A federal appeals court says a woman's claims of improper treatment at a veterans medical facility will be remanded to the U.S.
Viveve Medical, Inc.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Viveve, Inc. , a medical technology company focused on women's health, today announced that the U.S.
Judge Kristine Baker of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas denied the motion's request in a ruling delivered at 9:22 p.m.
A court official said Monday that the jury's decision will be read at 10 a.m. in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas. Each defendant faces 10 charges, including threatening and assaulting a federal officer, obstruction, extortion, weapon violations and ...
Philadelphia - A federal judge has dismissed an automotive detailer's wrongful termination action against his former place of business, Carousel Hyundai in West Chester.
On appeal, the government argues that the district court erred by considering only Johnson's fraudulent conduct that occurred in Montana (the count of conviction) when determining restitution, and thus misinterpreted the Mandatory Victim Restitution ...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Supreme Court of the United States held that a district court's decision to enforce or quash a U.S. Equal employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) subpoena must be reviewed for abuse of discretion, not de ...
At the heart of this unique Lanham Act case is a dispute between the Episcopal Church (the Church) and one of its disaffiliated districts, the Diocese of South ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The state announced Monday that it has reached a settlement in principle with federal officials in a lawsuit accusing the Rhode Island ...
A federal judge revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who prosecutors say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his northern ...
marriage fraud was not the only charge he faced in federal court in Providence. He was also found guilty of making false statements to a federal officer. He also tried to skip when he was ordered to appear before the U.S. District Court per his ...
... retail point-of-sale systems and installed malicious software (malware) that allowed him to steal millions of credit card numbers from more than 500 U.S. businesses and send the data to servers that he controlled in Russia, the Ukraine and McLean ...
The industry group CTIA - The Wireless Association sued in federal district court, arguing that the ordinance violates retailers' First Amendment rights by forcing them to proclaim a message with which they disagree.
CAFC affirmed the district court's denial of plaintiff's JMOL motion upholding the non-infringement verdict where substantial evidence supported the jury's finding that the accused devices did not use a mobile station to select which channel to use for ...
The long-running case over the impacts of a proposed wind farm on Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon has been put to an end by a federal district court, ...
The officers determined that he was an alien who was unlawfully in the United States," United States Attorney Beth Drake wrote in a release issued Friday afternoon.
taxpayers can choose whether to litigate tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US Tax Court (Tax Court), federal district court or the Court of Federal Claims. Claims brought in federal district court and the Court of Federal ...
A Casper man charged in state district court with assaulting a pregnant woman also is charged with two counts of possession of child pornography, according to U.S. District Court records. Wolf Duran, 24, heard the charges against him during his initial ...
EAST St. Louis - A magistrate judge on April 12 ordered several board members of the Eagle Forum non-profit founded by conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly to turn over access to their emails as part of an intellectual property suit.
IntegraSpec appealed the district court's final judgment to the Federal Circuit, challenging the court's construction of two claim terms, and no other aspects of the judgment.
Russian citizen Roman Seleznev has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for cybertheft, US District Court Judge Richard Jones announced on Friday.
According to an announcement from the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, Sleet gave notice to the president that he will take senior status May 1. Senior status is a form of semi-retirement in which U.S. federal judges take on reduced ...
At the heart of this unique Lanham Act case is a dispute between the Episcopal Church and one of its disaffiliated districts, the Diocese of South Carolina.
Rod Blagojevich is indicted on federal corruption charges for allegedly trying to trade the U.S. Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama for financial and political gain.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent Office conducts these challenges and the conclusion of each challenge is accompanied by estoppel, at the US Patent Office and in US District Court and Section 337 investigations before the US ...
... bank fraud and other charges earlier this week in the United States, speaks to the media during a news conference in Moscow, Russia.
The Latest: Standoff Trial jury Adjourns, to Return Monday. A federal jury ended a half-day of deliberations without a verdict in the trial of six men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up ...
The 'Notice of Removal' was filed with the 76th Judicial District Court of Titus County Texas, stating that the diversity of the students, as well as the controversy involved satisfies a move to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ...
U.S. District Court Judge Alan Johnson approved the interlocutory appeal during a hearing in federal court in Cheyenne on Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court could intervene, stopping all Arkansas executions under McGehee v. Hutchinson. The injunction in that lawsuit had been put in place by federal District Court Judge Kristine Baker and overturned by the Eighth Circuit. Lee also has ...
Butch Otter to serve as a district judge in 3rd District Court based in Caldwell. Petty will fill a vacancy left by the retirement of ... each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history ...
(U.S. District Court via AP/AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato). AP. Thursday ... U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego was assigned the case of Juan Manuel Montes, 23, whose attorneys say could be the first known person deported by the Trump ...
On March 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota granted Intercept corporation ("Intercept"), Bryan Smith, and Craig Dresser's Motion to Dismiss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB") Complaint in the case between the ...
Pensacola - The U.S. District for the Northern District of Florida granted a summary judgment in favor of American Casualty insurance Co.
A federal appeals court has reinstated a wrongful death suit filed against a student travel organizer by the parents of a girl who died during a Mexican snorkeling expedition on an overloaded boat.
A 23-year-old man, who was granted protection from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), has filed a federal lawsuit demanding the federal government to release information about his "sudden" deportation.
On April 6, 2017, Judge Harvey Bartle III, sitting by designation in the United States District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands, dismissed a putative class action against Altisource Asset Management corporation ("AAMC") and certain of its ...
Clements was initially charged in Natrona County Circuit Court and the case was bound over to Natrona County District Court before the case went federal last month. Clements pleaded not guilty April 7 in U.S. District Court and released on $10,000 bond.
U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson granted an injunction [in February 2017] halting a Fort Collins ordinance that prohibited women from showing their breasts in public, saying it discriminated against women and perpetuated stereotypes that ...
A federal grand jury added another charge Wednesday against Joseph Jakubowski, who eluded police for about 10 days after allegedly breaking into a Janesville gun shop and issuing an anti-government manifesto that police said made threats against ...
The 65-year-old Boom, who wore a button-down dress shirt and black pants, appeared in U.S. District Court, Davenport, with his attorney, Murray Bell, and pleaded guilty to one count of felony false declaration before the grand jury during a hearing ...
In a recent United States District Court decision, the court denied the insurer's motion for summary judgment as to its duty to defend and indemnify for an alleged assault and battery.
The US District Court in the state of Washington demands that a Russian citizen be imprisoned for 30 years on cyber crimes that involved 1.7 million stolen credit ...
In an order issued on March 28, 2017, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California ("District Court") rejected arguments from FERC regarding the scope of review and applicable procedural rules governing the District Court's ...
The 65-year-old Boom, who wore a button-down dress shirt and black pants, appeared in U.S. District Court, Davenport, with his attorney, Murray Bell, and pleaded guilty to one count of false declaration before the grand jury, a felony, during a hearing ...


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