3 hrs ago
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Birth control coverage up for federal appeal
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
3 hrs ago
Birth control coverage up for federal appeal
This undated photo provided by Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., shows its co-founders David and Barbara Green who are asking a federal appeals court in Denver on Thursday, May 23, 2013, for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
Wed May 22, 2013
ACLU: Federal Appeals Court Hears First For-Profit Challenge to Contraception Rule
May 22 - The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments today in two cases filed by for-profit companies, one a construction contractor and the other engaged in manufacturing vehicle safety systems, challenging the Obama administration's rule requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraception.
Tue May 21, 2013
Patriot Water loses suit over public records
A magistrate overseeing a legal fight over public records has sided with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and against a local water treatment company alleging the state illegally withheld documents.
Sat May 18, 2013
The White House
President Obama Nominates Four Distinguished Women to Serve as Federal Judges
Yesterday, President Obama demonstrated his continued commitment to increasing the diversity of our federal judiciary, so that it better reflects the nation it serves.
Thu May 16, 2013
Liberal groups attack state anti-Sharia statutes
Moves by more than 30 states in recent years to curb the use of foreign law in U.S. courts has been fueled by "anti-Muslim bigotry" and will present legal and practical problems for American courts and families, according to a new report released Thursday by a pair of leading liberal interest groups.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Denver Post will report on newly issued Tenth Circuit rulings when it is good and ready
The Denver Post will report on newly issued Tenth Circuit rulings when it is good and ready: Yesterday, The Denver Post had this article reporting on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit had issued one week earlier, on May 7, 2013.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Paramus Post
Foreign Law Bans in a State Near You?
Daniel Mach, Director, Freedom of Religion and Belief Program, American Civil Liberties Union Edward Swaine, Law Professor, George Washington University Faiza Patel, Co-Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice Matthew Duss, Policy Analyst, Center for American Progress Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Appeals court: Parents of blind teen hurt skiing knew of danger
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court's decision to throw out a negligence suit filed by the parents of a blind teen who was injured when an out-of-control skier collided with tethers tieing her to an instructor on a Breckenridge ski run.
Tenth Circuit Holds Underlying Securities Claims Interrelated
In its recent decision in Brecek & Young Advisors, Inc. v. Lloyds of London Syndicate 2003 , 2013 U.S. App.
Mon May 13, 2013
Free speech for conservatives?
It sounded like a freedom-of-religion case when a Columbus, Texas high school relay race team was disqualified from the state track championship because Derrick Hayes pointed heavenward after his team won the race.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tenth Circuit Affirms Fraudulent Transfer Judgment Against...
I previously wrote about this case when it at the Bankruptcy Court level in an article at http://onforb.es/Q3dmH0 entitled "Kendall: Distress Debtor's Late Transfers Set Aside As Fraudulent Transfers In Bankruptcy". The case was then appealed to the 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, which issued its own lengthy opinion that shed light on ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Daubert Standard For Expert Testimony Almost Applied In California
The standard for admitting expert scientific testimony in a federal trial under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was established in the case of Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceutical , then extended to all expert testimony, not just scientific evidence, in later cases.
Fri May 10, 2013
New Mexico Game & Fish Asks Court To Vacate Big Game Residency Ruling
The Department of Game and Fish filed a motion Thursday seeking to have the U.S. District Court vacate an injunction from 1977 that prevents New Mexico from allocating ibex, oryx and bighorn sheep licenses based on residency.
Cybercast News Service
Free Speech for Conservative Students?
It sounded like a freedom-of-religion case when a Columbus, Texas high school relay-race team was disqualified from the state track championship because Derrick Hayes pointed heavenward after his team won the race.
Thu May 09, 2013
Veteran Pro Bono Lawyers Fight Health Care Law
Veteran teams of anti-abortion pro bono lawyers are challenging the fines imposed by the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act in U.S. circuit courts of appeals because they claim the mandate places them in a Catch-22: pay the steep fines and adhere to their core religious beliefs or violate their faith and finance contraception.
Wed May 08, 2013
Pacific Daily News
Students and the First Amendment
Students with deep religious convictions are fast turning public schools into the newest battleground over abortion -- much to the dismay of beleaguered school officials.
Court reverses Okla. death row inmate's conviction
A federal appeals court has overturned the first-degree murder convictions of an Oklahoma death row inmate in the deaths of a Glenpool couple 12 years ago.
NSBA encorages U.S. Supreme Court to clarify school district...
School Board News Today, an online publication of NSBA, provides timely and relevant stories and analysis from NSBA and other news outlets to school board members, administrators, and all others interested in K-12 education.
Tue May 07, 2013
Tenth Circuit Holds Affidavit Sufficient To Avoid Summary Judgment On FCRA Emotional Damage Claim
Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court's award of summary judgment to a mortgage servicer who provided a negative credit report after the borrower refinanced his home without notifying the closing agent that his servicing rights had been transferred.