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4 hrs ago | JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Affirms Class Certification in TCPA Case

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed class certification in a case brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act , 47 U.S.C. 227 et seq.

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5 hrs ago | MLive.com

A simple guide to what comes next in Detroit's bankruptcy case

After more than a year of tense negotiations, painful compromises, tedious court proceedings and costly legal bills, Detroit's bankruptcy case appears to be approaching its final stages.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

Employment Law - July 2014 #2

Why it matters: While the 2013-2014 U.S. Supreme Court term may be over, the justices have granted certiorari in two major employment cases slated for the fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Cleveland.com

Prosecutors accuse judge of death-penalty bias in Akron capital murder case

Summit County prosecutors accused a judge of being biased against the death penalty in a quadruple homicide and asked the Ohio Supreme Court to remove her from the case.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Summit County, OH, Akron, OH, US News

Courthouse News Service

Blind Vendor Contract Dipsute Given New Life

Kentucky's Office for the Blind may yet enjoin the contract process for attendant services at Fort Campbell's dining facility, the 6th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Campbell, US News

Toledo Blade

Double murderer's suit dismissed

A convicted double murderer's complaint against the judge who he claimed failed to rule on his motion seeking the dismissal of the charges against him was "fatally defective" because he named the wrong judge, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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