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In October 2015, a federal district court in Maryland dismissed our suit on "standing" grounds, concluding that our clients had not plausibly alleged that their communications were monitored by the NSA.
In a May 19, 2017 panel decision, Federal Circuit Justices Lourie, Moore and Reyna suggested that an "insubstantial differences" test may be more suitable than ...
... the United States wants the HEU returned for safeguarding and disposal. The shipments come after a February 2, 2017 ruling by the US District Court for the District Of Columbia denying a request to enjoin the shipments on National Environmental ...
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, holding that "a domestic corporation 'resides' only in its State of incorporation for purposes of the patent venue statute.
The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that an appellate court must review a district court's decision whether to enforce a subpoena issued by the EEOC under an abuse of discretion standard rather than de novo review which provided no deference ...
Updated at 5 p.m. with a new order from the Western District Court of Texas and comment from Rep. Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas. WASHINGTON - In striking down North Carolina's Congressional district map, the Supreme Court sent Texas a firm warning ...
The deadline to prove compliance is June 30. It is unclear if the memo will conflict with the ruling of a federal district court judge, who last month ruled the part of the executive order that would defund sanctuary cities exceeded federal law ...
As part of the partial summary judgment released May 15 by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Judge S. James Otero agreed with The Stronach Group, that entry fees paid at the DerbyWars site constitute a wager.
ATHOL - An Athol man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to possession of child pornography, five months after asking a judge to throw out in case, insisting the government distributed pornographic content when it seized a child porn website and ...
In the complaint, filed May 27, 2016, in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Robinson asks for $75,000 in compensation, plus attorney's fees and punitive damages.
A Cedar Rapids, Iowa, bank's foreclosure action against the owner and developer of the Badgerow Building has been moved to federal court from Woodbury County District Court. The bank filed for foreclosure, saying the owner and other partners owe more ...
A federal judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit brought by the family a Muslim student who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school that officials believed to be a bomb, saying the student's attorneys failed to prove he was treated ...
It argued that the district court abused its discretion by basing its ruling almost entirely on NOVA's pursuit of an equity action, which NOVA alleged was its only federal court option. The Court agreed ... Founded in 1897, Troutman Sanders LLP is an ...
Stephen C. Dries has been named the new clerk for the judges of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
As a result, the government sought to reduce to judgment federal tax assessments against Mr. Cardaci in the amount of $80,083 plus interest.
The authority of U.S. bankruptcy courts to adjudicate proceedings is derived from U.S. District Courts, and a bankruptcy court is considered a "unit" of the district court. Unless a party consents to having a bankruptcy court render a judgment on its ...
Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced charges Tuesday against Minerva Maestre, 49, and Hector Mercado-Torres, 23, both of Dunkirk.
Much like litigation filed April 25 in U.S. District Court in Washington, the latest filing stems from Ohio Gov. John Kasich's refusal to join Michigan in declaring the open waters of western Lake Erie as impaired under the federal Clean Water Act.
A Dickenson County man, who sponsored animals during cockfights at the Big Blue Sportsmen's Club in McDowell, Ky., was sentenced Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon. Jimmy Crate ... Most recently, Russell ...
"This activity has helped us understand government, and it gives us experience speaking in front of a large group," teacher Kathryn Grundner said.
United States: Federal Circuit Holds That Statements Made In IPRs Can Lead To Prosecution Disclaimer ... The district court premised its construction on a number of factors, including claim differentiation, the disclosure in the specification, the PTAB ...
Lawrence Edward Campbell Jr., 35, and his wife Sade Campbell, also known as Sade VanArsdale, 24, were indicted earlier this month and each made initial appearances Tuesday in U.S. District Court on one count of sex trafficking of children by force ...
After winning a decisive victory Tuesday night over her sole challenger for the right to preside over District Court 16-3-01 in Boswell, two-term incumbent District Judge Susan Mankamyer will appear alone on the ballot in November's general election ...
The path to becoming a federal court judge requires a nomination from the president of the United States. The president would base his nomination on recommendations by ... Abraham was offered an opportunity to comment on whether his office's ...
The question of whether otherwise illegal acts - like lying on an employment application - are Constitutionally protected if they prevent enterprising reporters or animal activists from being successful is now framed before a three-judge panel of the ...
May 16, 2017 - The Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission seeks qualified candidates for a judicial vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The opening resulted when U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa announced ...
On Friday, David Johnston filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Billings against Gallatin County, Sheriff Brian Gootkin, Undersheriff Dan Springer and Lt.
As a result, the federal court ruled that an open-source license is, in fact, an enforceable contract. This is a small victory for the open-source community, as this case sets a precedent that shouldn't be ignored.
President Trump's nomination earlier this week of 10 judges to federal courts did not receive nearly as much attention as the recent confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
EAST St. Louis - A U.S. District Court judge ruled that a Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case against Prairie State Generating Company will move forward on several counts despite the defendant's motion to dismiss the suit.
A federal judge put the Portland Pipe Line Corp. lawsuit against the city of South Portland on hold Thursday while he determines whether the U.S. District Court in Portland has jurisdiction to hear the case. The order by Judge John Woodcock Jr. comes ...
While the EPA and the Pebble mining company have asked the U.S. District Court in Alaska to drop the lawsuit, despite an emerging narrative, the federal agency has not given industry a free hand in the region. "The agreement will not guarantee or ...
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has denied a motion for summary judgment filed by a vessel owner that sought to dismiss the maritime lien claim of a provider of deck personnel.
By Dion Rabouin. NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets paused near record highs on Friday after underwhelming U.S. retail sales data and worries over China's banking system spurred investors to lock in recent profits and pushed U.S. Treasury yields ...
Tampa - A U.S. District Court has denied an insurer's motion for dismissal in favor of Tampa-area brothers who filed a claim following a fire in a building they owned.
A California federal judge sentenced Leroy Baca, a former Los Angeles County Sheriff. - Photos ... Baca, 74-years-old, walked out of court Friday after being ordered by US District Court Judge Percy Anderson to turn himself in July 25 to begin his ...
On April 26, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted a motion to dismiss in JD. Jordan v. Robert Flexton, et al.
The agency this week asked a federal appeals court to stay the order, arguing it could be forced to spend up to $6 million to develop plans to clean up West Virginia water bodies with high conductivity levels.
Dabney L. Friedrich, nominated to the U.S. District Court for the District Of Columbia - Friedrich was originally appointed to the U.S. Sentencing Commission by George W. Bush and renominated to the same position by Barack Obama. Dabney's pedigree is ...
On March 6, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut held that an arrangement between a company operating an online portal for purchases of medical equipment and a supplier of medical products violates the Anti-Kickback Statute ...
In technology Properties Limited LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Appeal Nos. 2016-1306, -1307, -1309, -1310, -1311, the Federal Circuit vacated a portion of a district court's claim construction because the district court erred in applying ...
A federal judge in Houston has denied a request by Harris County officials to delay the start date of a court order that eliminates cash bail for poor people ...
A three-judge panel of the St. Louis-based 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the March 2015 decision by U.S. District Judge Brian Miller in Little Rock.
In Prism Technologies LLC v. Sprint Spectrum L.P., Dba Sprint PCS, Appeal Nos. 2016-1456, 2016-1457, The Federal Circuit rejected Sprint's challenges to the denial of its motion for a new trial.
PHOENIX (AP) - A federal appeals court has sided with a district court that denied an Arizona inmate's challenge to his conviction and death sentence.
Earlier today, Judge Tanya Sue Chutkan a judge at the U.S. District Court for the District Of Columbia issued an order staying the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) motion for a nationwide freeze on President Trump's Muslim travel ban ...
On May 1, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of United States ex rel. ... On appeal from the US District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit reinforced the applicability of the materiality ...
The legal battle continues for a Mississippi immigrant hoping to remain in the United States has now moved to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. ... Her attorneys then filed a habeas petition in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of ...
Charleston, SC (WLTX) - United States District Court Judge Richard Gergel on Wednesday denied Dylann Roof's motion for a new trial or acquittal on federal charges related the murder of nine parishioners at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston. ... In an ...


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