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Reversed by the Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit finally conceded Friday that Las Vegas is the wrong venue for professional gamblers to sue the Georgia police officer who seized their money.
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With luck, Michelle Friedland , a highly qualified appointee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit , will be confirmed when the Senate returns from its two-week recess on April 28. Actually, if the Senate were comprised of grownups who work for us, instead of grownups who act like children, she would have been confirmed before ... (more)
A federal appeals court panel has overturned the conviction of a man for threatening two top North Las Vegas officials after his car was repossessed.
Several conservative groups and 20 Republican members of Congress have jumped into the legal fray over a South Bay high school's ﻿decision to order a group of students wearing American-flag adorned shirts to turn them inside out during a 2010 Cinco de Mayo celebration.
An Abbott Laboratories spinoff urged a federal appeals court to revisit a ruling in a case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc, but without disturbing landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians.
San Francisco NBC affiliate KNTV reports a peaceful protest is planned on Cinco de Mayo holiday in front of the San Francisco Bay area's Four Live Oak High School.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also upheld a board rule barring "personal, impertinent, slanderous or profane remarks" at public meetings.
Cindy Lee Garcia, an actor in the anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims who filed suit against Google.
The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. filed a petition Monday to take its fight to stay open to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A retired detective will be forced to testify at the retrial of an Arizona mother charged with having her son killed in 1989 after he asserted his right against self-incrimination and refused take the stand again, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
Lead attorney for proponents of Proposition 8, Charles J. Cooper argues during a hearing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 6, 2010, in San Francisco.
In the West, we've seen this Cliven Bundy movie before. And with every re-run, the worn out story line of the heroic independent rancher standing up to the dictatorial federal government gets more tiresome.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled earlier this month that the state has no obligation to offer paid health care benefits to Micronesian migrants covered under the Compact of Free Association, which allows Palau, Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia citizens to live and work in the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2014 - The American Sociological Association filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn Virginia's gay marriage ban and continuing its now 14-month effort to highlight the overwhelming body of social science research that confirms "children fare just ... (more)
PASADENA>> The city has appealed a judge's denial of a motion to dismiss a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the city by the parents of Kendrec McDade , a teenager shot by Pasadena police officers in 2012.
The city recently won a lengthy case involving a 2008 police tasing incident, but it may not be over.