15 hrs ago
Supreme Court Issues Last-Minute Stay in Va. Gay Marriage Case
In an underwhelming one-paragraph order , the High Court imposed a stay on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling, effectively putting Virginia gay marriage on "pause" until it can be appealed.
19 hrs ago
Courthouse News Service
Tyson Foods Owes $4M for Unpaid Equipment Time
Tyson Foods cannot wriggle out of a $4 million verdict and attorneys' fee award for underpaying employees for time spent donning and doffing protective clothes before and after their shifts, the 10th Circuit ruled.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Farmington Daily Times
City of Bloomfield will appeal Ten Commandments monument ruling
City councilors unanimously voted on Wednesday to appeal a federal judge's ruling stating a monument at City Hall inscribed with the Ten Commandments is unconstitutional.
Court decision allows NCUA to pursue recovery
Aug. 20, 2014 - The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order Tuesday reaffirming its previous denial of a motion to dismiss an NCUA case on behalf of a credit union it had under conservatorship, allowing the agency to continue to pursue recovery in the case.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Mining Company Can Cross Grouse Rancher's Land: 10th Cir.
Stull is a ranching company. It runs a grouse-hunting business above ground in rural Colorado.
4. State asks for more time in appeal of gay ...
Utah asked the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals for more time Monday to file its appeal in a same-sex marriage recognition case.
Aereo Files Papers to Resume Service
The long-suffering streaming video service is continuing with its argument that it should be allowed to resume operations on the grounds that it's now a cable system and may transmit TV programs as long as it pays licensing fees.
Salt Lake Tribune
News roundup: Paul Ryan feared GOP attitude in gov't shutdown
Paul Ryan: 'This can't be the full measure of our party.' UTA officials made $14M more than they said previously.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah AG's office asks for extension in same-sex recognition filing
The Utah Attorney's General Office has asked for an extension to file its appeal of a judge's order that requires the state to offer spousal benefits to same-sex couple who were married in Utah last December.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Gov. Brownback Not Playing Favorites Among Supreme Court Candidates
Brownback has said current Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Caleb Stegall, who was Brownback's Chief Counsel until the Governor appointed him to the state's second highest court in January, is not his obvious choice to fill the state supreme court vacancy.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Kobach, Justice Dept. prep for Denver showdown over voting rights
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department will soon face one another in a Denver appeals court, arguing a landmark federal case over proof of citizenship and voting rights.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
10th Circuit nixes appeal in quadruple murder case
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Digital Pro Sound
Appellant Attorney Gwendolyn Solomon Disagrees with Ruling Against...
Appellant Attorney Gwendolyn Solomon questions how the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals could rule against six IT executives in Colorado amid the lower courts admission that over 200 pages of transcript are unaccounted for, which includes court dialogue where the defendants state that their Fifth Amendment was violated.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Judge dismisses $100M fraud case against Alpine businessman
U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups ruled that government prosecutors violated the Speedy Trial Act and engaged in a "pattern of widespread and continuous misconduct" in prosecuting Koerber.
Is There Any Way SCOTUS Doesn't Stay 4th's Gay Marriage Ruling?
The big news of the week in the Mid-Atlantic region is that the Fourth Circuit has declined to issue a stay pending appeal in Bostic , the same-sex marriage case out of Virginia.
Gay couples oppose delaying Arkansas lawsuit
Lawyers for gay couples challenging Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriages said Wednesday they won't agree to delay a pair of lawsuits while the U.S. Supreme Court considers taking up the matter.
10th Circuit Relies On Earnings Release and Compliance with...
In United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 880 Pension Fund v. Chesapeake Energy Corporation , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a lower court's dismissal of the complaint on a motion for summary judgment.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Employee fired for failing to cooperate with FMLA leave approval process
Managing employees' FMLA leave can be one of the most challenging and frustrating responsibilities for an HR department.
Op-ed: Why Oklahoma Is Still Fighting for Marriage
I know, I know...that is a hokey way to start off an opinion piece regarding marriage equality, but the sentiment seriously sums up the fervor of this fight.
Courthouse News Service
Chesapeake Energy Did Not Mislead Shareholders
Chesapeake Energy cannot be sued for securities fraud because its failed disclosure of hedging strategies to shareholders was not material or misleading, the 10th Circuit ruled.