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13 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Attorney: Appeal coming in NJ gay conversion suit

An attorney for a New Jersey couple says he'll appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit that challenged the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Court denies Nutting request to stop special election

California's Third District Court of Appeals has denied former El Dorado County supervisor Ray Nutting's request for the appeals court to throw out the Board of Supervisors' decision to hold a September 9 special election to fill his vacated District 2 seat, El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson announced Thursday.

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Evening Sun

Judge rejects suit by Pa. teacher fired over blog

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired two years ago over a blog in which she called students "disengaged, lazy whiners."

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

MediaPost

Appeals Court Agrees To Hear Wyndham's Challenge To FTC

A federal appeals court has agreed to decide whether the Federal Trade Commission can bring charges against companies based on their alleged failure to protect consumers' data.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

PennLive.com

U.S. Supreme Court asked to hear challenge to Pa. funeral director law

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to accept an appeal involving the constitutionality of sections of the 1952 Pennsylvania Funeral Director Law.

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JD Supra

Third Circuit Ascertainability Rulings Continue to Imperil Low-End Consumer Class Actions

It's a pattern repeated in millions of households every day: you go to the grocery or the drug store, buy the items you need, and don't bother to keep the receipt.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Court dismisses case against UW-Stout official

A state appeals court has rejected a lawsuit filed against the University of Wisconsin-Stout heads groundskeeper by a student who fractured her ankle after slipping on ice.

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Channel3000

Slippery sidewalk case against groundskeeper dismissed

A state appeals court has rejected a lawsuit filed against the University of Wisconsin-Stout heads groundskeeper by a student who fractured her ankle after slipping on ice.

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Post-gazette.com

Former Nazi guard dies on eve of judge's extradition order

A federal magistrate judge issued an opinion extraditing a former Nazi guard to Germany to stand trial for mass murder shortly after he died.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Law.com

Third Circuit Says Prevailing Wage Claims Not Preempted by ERISA

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has reinstated a suit filed under New Jersey's Prevailing Wage Act, finding that it is not completely preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 or the Labor Management Relations Act.

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Daily Kos

Sound blasting off Atlantic ocean floor-New Jersey you're up first on 8-1-14

New Jersey's marine life, ocean and coastal communities just can't get any relief.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Rutgers University, US News, Columbia University

JD Supra

Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Special 'Presumption of Prudence' For Investment in Employer Stock

In the past, fiduciaries of employee stock ownership plans and other defined contribution plans that invest in employer stock generally have been able to rely on a special "presumption of prudence" in court when defending their decisions to continue to offer employer stock as an investment option, even when the investment has substantially declined ... (more)

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Fifth Third Bancorp, US News, US Supreme Court, Personal Finance, Retirement, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ballot Access News

Third Circuit Expedites Virgin Islands Ballot Access Case

On July 18, the Third Circuit expedited Coffelt v Fawkes, 14-3280. Two of the three briefs have now been filed.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

The Hobby Lobby Decision

In her dissent on the contraception ruling, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg notes that "the exercise of religion is characteristic of natural persons, not artificial legal entities."

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Daily Kos

This Week In Marriage Equality: Sixth Circuit Panel Announced & Worldwide ME Map

We have news from Florida, Georgia, Colorado, Washington, and North Dakota this week.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route

The decision is a short-term win for Gov. Jerry Brown, who has prioritized the $68-billion project that has become bogged down by legal and regulatory challenges.

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The York Daily Record

Hubert Michael Jr.'s execution set for Sept. 22

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a death warrant for Hubert Lester Michael Jr., who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and first-degree murder for the shooting death of 16-year-old Trista Eng, of Franklin Township.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Hubert Michael Jr.'s execution set for Sept. 22

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a death warrant for Hubert Lester Michael Jr., who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and first-degree murder for the shooting death of 16-year-old Trista Eng, of Franklin Township.

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Philadelphia Gay News

Convicted killer of gay man pushes for freedom

Frank R. Chester, convicted of the grisly slashing death of gay artist Anthony Milano, says his trial attorney was so dysfunctional, he had legal representation in name only.

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JD Supra

Third Circuit Holds Debtors Need Not Dispute Debt Before Filing Suit Under FDCPA

In McLaughlin v. Phelan Hallinan & Schmeig, LLP, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held that debtors are not required to notify a debt collector in writing regarding a disputed debt as a prerequisite to filing a lawsuit under Section 1692g of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act .

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