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1 hr ago | Law.com

'Emoral': Third Circuit Provides Comfort to Distressed Purchasers

Successor liability has been addressed in bankruptcy through two distinct approaches which are intended to maximize the value of the bankrupt estate for all creditors, as opposed to tort creditors alone.

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5 hrs ago | FindLaw

Religion in Schools -- Permissible Prohibition or Free Speech Violation?

The dust has finally settled around the controversy over student speech in the "I Heart Boobies" bracelet case, and now another school in the Third Circuit has come under fire for potentially violating a student's right to free speech.

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Related Topix: US News, Valentine's Day, Life, Holidays, Nazareth, PA

5 hrs ago | Gawker

Notorious Troll Says He Will Create Trolly Hedge Fund Called "Tro LLC"

Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, the infamous hacker and troll, has already come forward with his first move after being released from prison: He's starting a hedge fund.

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7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Former Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo's corruption conviction...

HAMILTON -- An appellate court has upheld the corruption conviction of former Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo, setting legal precedent by ruling that peddling influence for personal gain is a crime.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WaterWorld

Briefs filed in Chesapeake Bay TMDL appeal defend court ruling, watershed approach

On Monday, April 21, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies filed a brief with the U.S Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit supporting the Environmental Protection Agency's Total Maximum Daily Load for the Chesapeake Bay.

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Law.com

Sorry to Call While You're on Leave ...

An employee is on leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. Does that mean an employer cannot communicate with him or her? Eric B. Meyer in The Employer Handbook provides the answer straight from the mouth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake Bay needs the EPA

Attorney General Mark Herring's brief supporting Chesapeake Bay cleanup represents the kind of common sense Virginians hope to see from the state's lawyer.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Virginia, Medicine, Nutrition, Virginia Government, US News

NJ.com

Nazareth Area lawsuit over Valentine's Day cards brings questions of free speech rights

An Upper Nazareth Township couple sued the Nazareth Area School District after their son was not permitted to distributed religious notes in Shafer Elementary School in Nazareth.

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Related Topix: Nazareth, PA, Valentine's Day, Life, Holidays, Education Etc., Lehigh University, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Vet with PTSD to receive $3.1 million from government

Fifteen months after he was awarded $3.7 million in a federal lawsuit, a Marine suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will receive all but roughly $600,000 of the verdict after the government agreed to drop most of the issues it raised on appeal.

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National Review Online

Cooke: No Flying with Guns

"Well, sure it made sense to have an armed population back when the people only had ," this argument tends to go.

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JD Supra

Bad Faith Sentinel - April 2014

Cons. Stat. A 8371, to an injured third party. We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

FindLaw

'weev' Conviction Vacated on Venue Grounds, Needs Bacon

We've been watching the progression of Andrew "weev" Auernheimer's trial and appeal and last week, the Third Circuit released its opinion in the hacker's appeal.

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JD Supra

Third Circuit Holds No Coverage for Cleanup of Decomposing Body

In its recent decision in Certain Underwriters at Lloyds v. Creagh , 2014 U.S. App.

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Reason Magazine

Is This the Supreme Court's Next Big Gun Case?

The Second Amendment protects the right to armed self-defense. Does that include the right to carry guns in public? District of Columbia v.

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Related Topix: Guns, New Jersey, New Jersey Government, US Supreme Court, US News, US Politics

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Law.com

TSA Officers Can Be Sued Over Baggage Search

Officers of the Transportation Security Administration aren't immune to Bivens actions, a federal judge has ruled in a case arising from the contentious search of a woman's baggage at the Philadelphia airport.

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Public Power

April 18, 2014 - APPA, others ask court to reconsider ruling on PJM...

In light of a factual error, a federal appeals panel should reconsider its February 20 opinion rebuffing a challenge to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission orders approving changes to the minimum offer price rule of PJM's capacity market, said a coalition of consumer-owned utilities, including APPA.

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The Times-Tribune

Appellate court upholds dismissal of police officer's lawsuit

A federal appellate court upheld a judge's ruling in favor of Covington Twp. officials sued by a former police officer who claimed they violated his First Amendment right to free speech in retaliation.

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CaHSR Blog

CHSRA Loses One Appeal, Others Remain

The California High Speed Rail Authority had asked the 3rd District Court of Appeals to delay or reverse Judge Michael Kenny's decision to allow a trial on the question of whether the "blended plan" and other elements of the high speed rail phasing process violated Proposition 1A.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Appeals court makes ruling in former Kalida coach's case

A former Kalida High School coach will have his consecutive sentences for sex-related charges re-examined after a ruling by the Ohio Third District Court of Appeals.

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jdsupra.com

Third Circuit Seeks Guidance from Pennsylvania Supreme Court...

Third Circuit petitions Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to decide whether an insured tortfeasor can assign his or her statutory bad faith claim against an insurer to an injured third party.

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