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1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

Defeat for Union Challenge to Wisc. Labor Law

The 7th Circuit has upheld a law that sharply curbs the power of public-employee unions to bargain with Wisconsin and local governments, and eliminates payroll deductions for union dues.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government, US News, Minnesota

5 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Sides in Indiana same-sex marriage suit seek ruling next week

Attorneys for Indiana and five couples who filed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage will ask a federal judge next week to resolve the case - with each side seeking a ruling in its favor.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Gay/Lesbian

9 hrs ago | Politico

Nunn ad opposes federal health contributions for members of Congress...

STATE DEMS DIFFER ON ACA APPROACHES Pro's Juana Summers takes a look at how red-state Democrats in vulnerable races are emphasizing different impacts of Obamacare that are unique to their states.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Non-Profit, Stephen Breyer

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Atlantic

For Judges, Facts Aren't Always Stubborn Things

"Facts are stubborn things," John Adams once said, "and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics

Bureau County Republican

Crundwell: No more appeals

Paul Gaziano, her federal public defender, said this week that Crundwell won't appeal her sentence – 19 years, 7 months – to the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals or to the U.S. Supreme Court, which wouldn't have to consider the appeal.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - More on: 7th Circuit decides a second Indiana case...

Ind. Decisions - More on: 7th Circuit decides a second Indiana case today, a 2-1 opinion re "judicial districts" under the FDCPA The district court dismissed Suesz's claim after finding Marion County Small Claims Courts were not judicial districts for the purposes of the FDCPA.

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Lincoln Daily News

U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Latest Challenge To Wisconsin Union Law

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected the latest challenge to a Wisconsin law that restricts the power of public-sector unions.

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Related Topix: US News, Dane County, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Lawyer: No more appeals for Crundwell

A former bookkeeper who stole almost $54 million from a northern Illinois community has accepted she won't be able to reduce her nearly 20-year prison term.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Appeals court upholds union law

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions, dealing another loss to unions trying to overturn the Republican governor's signature legislation that led to massive protests at the Wisconsin Capitol three years ago.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Madison, WI, Dane County, WI, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Kos

The War on The War on Women - Good News from the Front

Each week the Daily Kos group, This Week in the War on Women , covers the most egregious attacks made on women by their elected officials, the right-wing media, Tea-Party and original-flavored Republicans, the religious right, and general misogynists of every race and both genders.

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Related Topix: US News, Abortion, Pennsylvania, Violent Crime

The Review

Prosecuter asks for reconsideration of dismissed charges

Assistant County Prosecutor Tammie Jones filed an appeal to the Seventh District Court of Appeals asking reconsideration on the ruling by Judge C. Ashley Pike, which dismissed the charges against Vonlie W. Cooper.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Star Tribune

Federal appeals court upholds Walker's public union restrictions

The restrictions stripped most public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.

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WISN-TV

Federal appeals court upholds Wisconsin union restrictions

A federal appeals court has upheld Republican Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Madison, WI, US News

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Federal appeals court upholds Act 10

The restrictions stripped most public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Wheeling News

Appeals Presented In Ohio Synthetic Marijuana Case

The owners of two business declared as nuisances for selling synthetic marijuana took their cases to the Seventh District Court of Appeals on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Martins Ferry, OH

Entrepreneur Magazine

Citing a Celeb in an Ad? The First Amendment May Not Protect You.

In a decision in February , the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals significantly broadened the definition of commercial speech, calling into question how much a First Amendment defense is available for community-service advertising.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Courthouse News Service

7th Circuit Squishes Banana Lady's Suit

A woman who sings and dances in a banana costume does not have a copyright-infringement claim related to videos of her posted on Facebook, the 7th Circuit ruled.

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NOLA.com

Some ministers worry courts will strike down tax-exempt housing allowances

A federal judge's ruling that a 60-year-old federal law allowing clergy to get a tax-free housing allowance is unconstitutional has raised concerns by religious organizations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Moss Bluff, LA, Lake Charles, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

a Banana Ladya Files a Bunch of Lawsuits With Little Court Appeal, Judge Says

As a one-woman show, Catherine Conrad has made a living dressed in a banana suit, with a little help from her monkey puppet friend, "Spike."

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Related Topix: US News

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

State GAB vote launched probe into Walker recall

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee County, WI, US News, Milwaukee, WI

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