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45 min ago | ABC News

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on Gay Marriage

People looking for clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on state bans of gay marriage should watch the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday that there would be "some urgency" if an appeals court upholds same-sex marriage bans.

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45 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on gay marriage

People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals , Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

45 min ago | The Miami Herald

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on gay marriage

In this July 31, 2014 file photo is Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington. Ginsburg discusses the work of the court in an appearance Tuesday, Sept.

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4 hrs ago | InsiderOnline

Iowa High Court Exposes Pharma "Innovator Liability" for What it Is: Deep Pocket Jurisprudence

Forms of deep-pocket jurisprudence have pervaded and distorted tort law for more than a century. The Supreme Court of Iowa brought the misplaced predicate of "deep pocket" liability into the open, condemned it, and reminded us that sound public policy should guide tort law.

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8 hrs ago | National Review Online

Ohio's Emergency Appeal of Injunction Against Uniform Early-Voting Rules

In a case that might very quickly reach the Supreme Court, the state of Ohio has filed its Sixth Circuit against an Ohio statute and related secretary of state directive that together provide expansive opportunities and uniform statewide hours for early absentee voting for this November's elections. On the recommendation of a bipartisan body that represents all of Ohio's county boards of elections, the Ohio legislature in February enacted a statute that changed the start of Ohio's early absentee voting from five weeks before the election to four weeks before the election and that eliminated a one-week overlap with the close of the registration period.

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14 hrs ago | The Daily News

Third Parties Still Fighting for Ballot Access

Four years after the Libertarian Party of Tennessee filed its first lawsuit to get on the ballot, the group is still fighting for access in a state that has some of the most restrictive rules in the country for smaller political parties. Since 2010, the Libertarians, the Green Party of Tennessee and the Constitution Party of Tennessee have been in near-constant litigation with the state.

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18 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Detroit reaches bankruptcy deal with fiercest creditor

Detroit has reached a settlement with bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc, its fiercest opponent in its historic bankruptcy case, a lawyer for the city said on Monday. David Heiman of law firm Jones Day told U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes that Syncora and the city "have laid down their swords."

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - William Howard Taft

Today's Justice of the Day is: WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT. Chief Justice Taft was born on this day, September 15, in 1857.

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NewsandSentinel.com

Ohio elections chief issues new early voting hours

Ohio's elections chief has set new early voting hours ahead of the Nov. 4 election after a federal judge's order called for an expanded schedule in the swing state. Court records show that Secretary of State Jon Husted issued a directive late Friday to county boards of elections containing the new schedule, which includes evening hours and another Sunday to cast an early ballot.

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Toledo Blade

Expanded hours set for statewide early voting

Ohio's top elections official has quietly set new expanded hours statewide for early voting for the Nov. 4 election even as he challenges the federal court order that he do so. Secretary of State Jon Husted issued a directive to county elections officials on Friday that provides for voting an absentee ballot in-person at designated county sites beginning on Sept.

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Reuters

High stakes for tribal casinos in court fight over labor rights

After the Saginaw Chippewa fired a housekeeper at the Soaring Eagle casino in 2010, the Michigan tribe found itself at the center of a national legal battle over the reach of U.S. labor law and the sovereign rights of Native American tribes. The housekeeper, Susan Lewis, was fired for soliciting union support among workers at the casino in central Michigan.

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WHTC

High stakes for tribal casinos in court fight over...

After the Saginaw Chippewa fired a housekeeper at the Soaring Eagle casino in 2010, the Michigan tribe found itself at the center of a national legal battle over the reach of U.S. labor law and the sovereign rights of Native American tribes. The housekeeper, Susan Lewis, was fired for soliciting union support among workers at the casino in central Michigan.

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JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Reminds Employers of Notice Requirement Under the FMLA

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently upheld a ruling that FedEx interfered with a former employee's rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act by failing to give her adequate notice of the consequences of not submitting her medical certification forms. In Wallace v.

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JD Supra

Employee Taking Protected HIPAA Information Not Protected Under ADEA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires health care providers and other businesses to protect the confidentiality of certain patient information. Last month in an unpublished decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the termination of an employee who removed HIPAA-protected information from the workplace in an attempt to aid a former coworker's age discrimination claim against the employer.

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JD Supra

Health Care Provider Personally Liable for $1.1 Million Due to...

The United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit has found the owner of a medical clinic personally liable for a $1.1 million award for back pay and fines because H-1B visa and J-1 waiver fees were deducted from the pay of H-1B physicians. The court found these fees are considered business expenses that employers may not deduct.

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Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hot Air

Court refuses stay on Ohio early voting decision

This seems to be a weekend for ups and downs. Yesterday, Ed discussed the fact that the Wisconsin voter-ID law had been reinstated by the 7th Circuit Court and would most likely be in place for the mid-term elections.

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Crescent-News.com

Officials to judge: Hold off enforcing voting decision

Ohio officials asked a federal judge Friday to hold off from immediately forcing the state to comply with his ruling that expands early voting this fall.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Nation

A Major Blow For Voting Rights In Wisconsin

Late Friday afternoon, a panel of Democratic-appointed judges on the Sixth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction from a Democratic-appointed district court judge striking down Ohio's cuts to early voting . Two hours earlier, however, a trio of Republican-appointed judges on the 7th circuit overturned an injunction from a Democratic judge blocking Wisconsin's voter ID law .

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Seattle Gay News

SCOTUS will look at all marriage cases, decide which ones to hear at September 29 conference

At that meeting, the first after the justices return from their four-month summer vacation, the court will determine which cases - if any - they will accept for hearings. The Court will then release an Orders List on October 6 that indicates which - if any - marriage cases it will consider for its 2014-2015 term.

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JD Supra

Content Strategy: Don't Just Write About the Law...

My friend and colleague, Adrian Lurssen, has a mantra you may have heard him utter over the years at various conferences and on webinars to do with content marketing: Adrian began saying this around the time he put together an LMA conference presentation on what makes some pieces of content more popular than others. He looked at all of the legal writing we published on a particular change in the law in 2013 to do with the United States patent system , and found that one article in particular did really well, far and above the others.

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