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23 min ago | National Public Radio

Court Won't Overturn Death Sentence For Ky. Man

The Supreme Court says there will be no new sentencing hearing for a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.


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2 hrs ago | The Daily Journal

Detroit Free Press wins mug-shot lawsuit

A federal judge ordered the government to turn over mug shots of criminal defendants to the Detroit Free Press.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Privacy

6 hrs ago | JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Revisits Controversial ERISA Decision

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals voted to rehear an ERISA action that awarded an unprecedented remedy for the alleged denial of long term disability benefits.


Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Arthur JGallagher , Insurance, Financial Services

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Toledo Blade

ProMedica told to shed St. Luke's

ProMedica has lost a court battle with the Federal Trade Commission and the hospital system is once again being ordered to divest itself of St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee.


Related Topix: St Lukes Hospital Allentown Campus, Medicine, St Lukes Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Maumee, OH, US News

Flint-area couple challenges Michigan decision not to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages

A Flint-area same-sex couple is asking a federal appeals court to make a decision on whether the state should be required to recognize same-sex marriages performed outside of Michigan.


Related Topix: Michigan, Flint, MI, US News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Court: Ohio man must pay $489,000 for false call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: Ohio, US News, US Coast Guard, US Military

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan's Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions, delivering in its divided opinion a blow to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, where dwindling minority enrollment has come under fire.


Related Topix: Michigan, US News, US Supreme Court, Anthony Kennedy

WALB-TV Albany

High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution in 2006 to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, US News, Anthony Kennedy, Sonia Sotomayor

The Washington Post

Why the Supreme Courta s a oeright to liea case is not really about the a oeright to liea oe

Today the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus .


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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Two New Cases Demonstrate High Bar for Proving Sexual Harassment

Not all sex-related behavior in the workplace gives rise to an actionable claim for sexual harassment.


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Detroit Free Press

Free Press wins lawsuit over release of mug shots in federal criminal cases

For the third time in a decade, the Detroit Free Press today won a lawsuit over the public's right to see the mug shots of criminal defendants charged in federal court.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Ballot Access News

Ohio Libertarian Party Files Supplemental Letter with Sixth Circuit,...

The Sixth Circuit will hear Libertarian Party of Ohio v Husted at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. The Sixth Circuit isn't sitting this week, so the hearing will be on the telephone, with all participants being included in a conference call.


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The Heritage Foundation

EEOC Loses Again on Background Checks

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's crusade to bring "disparate impact" claims against employers conducting criminal and credit background checks on prospective employees took another huge hit recently after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected the EEOC's appeal of the dismissal of its claim in EEOC v.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Criminal Defense Law, US News

Letter: 2004 vote to block same-sex marriages in Michigan should stand

Two women stand with signs that state they want equal rights during a pro-gay marriage rally by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Flint on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 outside of the Genesee County Courthouse in Flint.


Related Topix: Michigan, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014


U.S. Court of Appeals affirms conviction of a Cookeville man

A Cookeville man had his case heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit earlier this week and the ruling of the lower court was affirmed.


Related Topix: Cookeville, TN, US News, Geology, Science


News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Kentucky's House speaker says someone hacked into his Twitter account to post inflammatory comments about U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Judge stays ruling on Ohio marriages

In an April 16 order, Black said Ohio must recognize only the marriages of the four couples who are plaintiffs in the lawsuit Henry v.


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Daily Speed Read: News You Should Know April 17, 2014

TENTH CIRCUIT HEARS SECOND CASE: The same three-judge panel that heard the lawsuit challenging Utah's ban on recognition of same-sex marriages today hears a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's.


Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Oklahoma, Wedding, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq has won a bid to reinstate a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News

JD Supra

No Refunds: Supreme Court Settles Circuit Split over Severance Payment Taxation

In its ruling on United States v. Quality Stores, Inc . , No. 12-1408 , the United States Supreme Court put to rest a decade-old battle over whether severance payments made to employees are taxable as wages under the Federal Insurance Contributions Acts , which is a payroll tax used to fund Social Security and parts of Medicare.


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