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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Appeals court upholds convictions in oil scam

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals found no mistakes in the handling of the cases of 51-year-old former attorney Bryan Coffman and 60-year-old Tennessee businessman Gary Moss Milby.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Prisons, Prison

12 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Four Days of Prayer for David Fowler

David Fowler, our state's biggest busybody, and his support group of other busybodies, the Family Action Council of Tennessee, are calling for four days of prayer for marriage Aug. 3-6 .

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Related Topix: Wedding, US News

16 hrs ago | National Review Online

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "July 22

Griffin, first nominated in May 2003, and McKeague, first nominated in November 2001, are finally confirmed in June 2005.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Townhall

Marriage Is a Religious Liberty Issue

On August 6th, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in challenges to several state laws defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

ABA Journal

6th Circuit says man can't sue judge who had affair with his wife during child-support case

A Michigan judge who admittedly had an affair with the wife of a man in a child-support case before his court won't have to face a federal civil rights case, a U.S. appeals court has ruled.

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

News in briefJuly 21st | 0

Kentucky elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will visit a central Kentucky coal power plant to tout a project that will capture and store carbon dioxide emissions.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Department of Energy, US Governors, Steve Beshear, University of Kentucky, US News

KFVS12

Court upholds conviction of man in fraud scheme

A federal appeals court has upheld the guilty plea of a Kentucky man sentenced to prison for a scheme to defraud investors in three states.

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Related Topix: US News

JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Analyzes Standards for Sanctions for Failing to Preserve Evidence

In Automated Solutions Corp. v. Paragon Data Systems , 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11918 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit provided a close examination of the standards required for the imposition of severe sanctions for failing to preserve evidence.

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Related Topix: US News, Computers

Detroit News

Court: Ex-judge Wade McCree immune from civil suit

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a disgraced Detroit judge cannot be sued by a defendant in a child support case he presided over.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Holds That Market Crash Cannot Be Considered in Determining ACV

In Whitehouse Condo. Group, LLC v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11708 , the insured condominium building located in Flint, Michigan was destroyed by a fire.

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Related Topix: US News, Flint, MI

WKSU-FM Kent

Working-class whites no longer hold voting dominance in Ohio

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

Of Documents and Dumpsters: The Sixth Circuit Affirms Convictions for ...

Last month, the Sixth Circuit affirmed the convictions of co-conspirator couple Yu Qin and Shanshan Du, who were convicted in 2012 of trade secrets theft.

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Related Topix: US News, China, Asia, World News

WBNS

Ohio couple's lawsuit against police moves forward

A court decision revives a couple's claims that police illegally broke into their Cleveland home and intentionally inflicted emotional distress by hurling racial epithets and beating their adult son.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News

WAND-TV Decatur

Appeals court set to hear case of Maine man

A federal appeals court is set to hear the case of a Maine resident serving 30 years in prison for transporting a 13-year-old Owensboro girl across state lines to engage in sexual activity.

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Related Topix: US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SFGate

Ohio ex-official asks Supreme Court to hear case

An attorney for a former Cleveland-area county official convicted in a public corruption case says they're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his request for a new trial.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Star Tribune

A look at legal challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage across the country

State same-sex marriage bans have been falling around the country since June 2013, when the nation's highest court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Detroit Free Press

Conyers to donate his papers to Damon J. Keith collection at WSU law school

Judge Damon J. Keith shows a photo that includes longtime friend John Conyers Jr. Today, Conyers will donate his personal papers to the Keith Collection of African-American Legal History in a private ceremony.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Detroit, MI, Wayne State University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

JD Supra

Settling Parties In Government Consent Orders Have CERCLA Claims For Contribution Not Cost Recovery

To the extent there was any remaining uncertainty, the Sixth Circuit has now made crystalline that a party settling some or all of its liability under CERCLA with the United States or a state has a contribution claim under Section 113 and not a cost recovery action under Section 107.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US News

WKSU-FM Kent

Cleveland fast-tracks $2.5 million for 2016 GOP convention

Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Ashtabula County, OH, US News

Hudson Hub-Times

Killer in 1992 Twinsburg Township murder to get new trial?

A former Northfield Center man convicted of aggravated murder and sentenced to life in prison in January 2007 for killing a Twinsburg Township woman in front of her 3-year-old son in 1992 may get a third trial.

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Related Topix: Twinsburg, OH, US News, Summit County, OH

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