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7 hrs ago | Towleroad

9th Circuit Asked to Review Ruling in Glaxo v. Abbott, But Avoid...

Abbott, But Avoid Portion of It That Would Affect Gay Rights In a brief filed with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday, AbbVie Inc said the full court should review an initial three-judge decision that found a gay man was improperly excluded from jury service due to his sexual orientation.


Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian

11 hrs ago | National Review Online

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "April 20

Poway Unified School District , a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit rules that the First Amendment permits schools to impose viewpoint-discriminatory restrictions on student speech.


Related Topix: Education Etc., US News, Gay/Lesbian

15 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

The world through militia eyes

The Branch Davidians, a sect of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, were led by David Koresh and lived on a ranch in Elk, Texas, near Waco.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Dan Sullivan's personal and professional timeline

1993 -- Enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a 2nd lieutenant, deploys to the western Pacific with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit during the 1995 Taiwan Strait crisis.


Related Topix: Georgetown University, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Anchorage, AK

Courthouse News Service

Reversal Heeded in Gambling Seizure Case

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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Connecticut Post

Estrich: Senators at play in the schoolyard

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)


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, John McCain, Opinion

Courthouse News Service

Agency Loses Fight to Reveal Whistle-Blowers

The Department of Labor need not identify hundreds of social workers who complained about an allegedly illegal overtime policy in Washington state, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Conviction for threats to city officials reversed

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.


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Inside Bay Area

American flag T-shirt case: Republican congressmen join legal flap...

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Education Etc.


AbbVie urges U.S. court to avoid gay rights issue in HIV drug case

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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS, Health, Facet Biotech, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, US News

Group Plans Protest Over Cinco de Mayo American Flag Shirt Incident

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.


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The Wave

Supervisors' interruptions didn't violate speech rights, court says

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also upheld a board rule barring "personal, impertinent, slanderous or profane remarks" at public meetings.


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Judge upholds New York state gun law

The plaintiffs, a group of gun rights activists, argued [lohud news report] that the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 [text] infringes upon rights granted by the state constitution [text].


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Guns, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Russia Taday

Media heavyweights join fight against removing 'Innocence of Muslims' from YouTube

Cindy Lee Garcia, an actor in the anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims who filed suit against Google.


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The Daily Democrat

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. takes fight to U.S. Supreme Court

The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. filed a petition Monday to take its fight to stay open to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Environmental Law, Law

The York Daily Record

Prosecutors win appeal in 1989 son killing case

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.


Related Topix: Prison, US News

The Washington Post

Book: Anti-gay-marriage lawyer plans daughtera s gay wedding

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.


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Dick Cheney


Nevada Rancher Versus The Feds Is A Tiresome Western Re-Run

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.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Benefits ruling inspires march by migrants

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.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia, Honolulu, HI, US News

JD Supra

Another California Court Does Backflips To Thwart Arbitration And Elevate The Class-Action Device

Last week's decision in . demonstrates that resistance to Concepcion lives on in the California courts, even at the cost of creating a split with the Ninth Circuit on the same issue in the same contract used by the same company.


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