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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pocono Record

Abortion activist sues township, police over free speech rights -

When the Allentown Women's Center moved to a Hanover Township, Northampton County, industrial park two years ago, it appeared the legal battle over anti-abortion protesters' right to deliver their message had ended.

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TheCourier.com

Appeals court rules for resentencing of former Kalida coach

A former Kalida High School teacher and coach must again be sentenced for the guilty verdicts of sexual offenses with students, a higher court has ruled.

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NewsFactor

iPad Hacker Conviction Overturned

Andrew Auernheimer has won an appeal against his conviction for exploiting a vulnerability in AT&T's web site to collect the e-mail addresses of Apple iPad users, after an appeals court ruled he was tried in the wrong state.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Law.com

Third Circuit: NCIC Database Check Not Enough to Protect Speedy-Trial Rights

The Drug Enforcement Administration's running of a defendant's name through the National Crime Information Center database a few times over five years without making other efforts to arrest him was a violation of his Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial, the Third Circuit has ruled in a split decision.

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Related Topix: US News, Drug Enforcement Administration, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Law.com

Billboard Regulation: Proceed With Caution

Over the past several decades, as they have become increasingly common and conspicuous, billboards also have become a source of land use litigation in both state and federal courts.

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Related Topix: US News, Mount Laurel, NJ, US Supreme Court

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Law.com

Third Circuit Decision Narrows Venue For Cybercrimes, Reverses Conviction

The ubiquity of the Internet doesn't confer the same ubiquity to venue, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled, reversing Andrew Auernheimer's cybercrime conviction from the District of New Jersey.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National briefs: Republicans audition for '16

Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign's unofficial start.

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