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Hundreds of people arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge in the early days of the Occupy Wall Street protests can proceed with their lawsuit against the police, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
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A federal appeals court has upheld a judge's ruling that a lawsuit over the arrests of 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge can proceed.
A Connecticut Bar Association referendum on whether to join a legal defense of the state's new gun control law was so close - a mere five votes apart - that the group's president ruled it a tie Wednesday and decided that the group will not involve itself in the case.
Answer: When the topic of rabbis providing orally assisted circumcisions crosses your desk twice -- first as a deceased baby case , then as a Second Circuit case addressing a New York City regulation passed in the wake of the tragedy.
The public won a significant "right-to-know" decision last week when Texas' 2nd District Court of Appeals in Fort Worth unanimously ruled that State District Judge Jean Boyd abused her discretion by closing her juvenile courtroom twice early this year during a murder case.
A convicted murderer was properly awarded habeas relief because he was barred from questioning a detective about the police's pursuit of other leads, the 2nd Circuit ruled Monday.
A New York City health law designed to regulate the controversial metzitzah b'peh ritual circumcision practice must pass stricter scrutiny, a federal appeals court ruled.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, affirming a district court summary judgment ruling in favor of a consortium of authors, ruled that the unauthorized digitization of copyrighted works, for the purpose of creating a full text searchable data base for print disabled users is fair use under the 107 of the Copyright Act.
Thursday's post on the SEC's whistleblower program discussed among other topics the question of whether the Dodd-Frank Act protects employee whistleblowers from retaliation by their employers where the employees only raise alleged violations of the federal securities laws internally within their companies.
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy and co-defendants/appellees in the Shew v Malloy challenge to recently-enacted Connecticut gun laws filed their brief Thursday in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Holders of euro-denominated Argentine bonds plan to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking the country from making payments on their debt, according to a court filing on Friday.
A federal appeals court on Friday revived an effort to block a New York City regulation that requires people who perform a Jewish circumcision ritual on infants that involves oral suction to first obtain parental consent.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:24 pm
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