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1 hr ago | JD Supra

ERISA: 9th Circuit - Does "Reopening" A Claim,...

If the statute of limitations has already run, does the claim administrator "waive" the statute of limitations defense by agreeing to reopen a claim? Here's last Friday's Ninth Circuit case Gordon v.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

Governor signs surprise inspections abortion bill

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's signing of bill allowing for snap inspections at abortion clinics will likely lead to another legal battle.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

Crosses Spur Constitutional Confrontation

The 29-foot cross overlooking San Diego and the Pacific was built 60 years ago, but people still can't agree on what it is supposed to mean.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, La-Jolla, CA, US News

Courthouse News Service

Convicted Murderer Still Has Miranda Rights Case

A man convicted twice for the same murder can sue the Ventura County Sheriff's Department for failing to read him his rights, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Miranda, CA, Ventura County, CA, US News

Hollywood Reporter

Netflix Asks Appellate Court to Reconsider 'Innocence of Muslims' Ruling

The streaming company warns of the consequences of "creating a new species of copyright," saying its business will be threatened if the ruling is left untouched.

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The Hill

Privacy, media groups want anti-Muslim video kept online

A host of news outlets and privacy rights groups are urging a federal appeals court to keep the anti-Muslim video "Innocence of Muslims" on the Internet.

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Overlawyered

On the Bundy Ranch confrontation

I hate to see how many on my side who are upset at Obama's violation of the Rule of Law cheer the Bundys' criminal contempt of a court order.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Law.com

Ninth Circuit Sustains Attorney's Extortion Conviction

A California attorney serving prison time for attempting to extort money from the lawyer representing a rabbi in an immigration visa fraud investigation has failed to convince a federal appeals court to reverse his conviction.

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Marin Independent Journal

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.

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Salon

Nevada GOP drops platform against marriage equality and abortion rights

Members of the Nevada Republican Party voted Saturday to remove opposition to marriage equality and abortion rights from the official party platform, according to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal .

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JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Hearing on California Resale Royalties

Readers will recall that in 2012 the U.S. District Court struck down the California Resale Royalties Act, holding that the 1970s-era law violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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The Washington Post

Riddle: What should you call it when a U.S. federal court decides...

What should you call it when a federal court dismisses a case on forum non conveniens grounds, reasoning that it should instead be litigated in Germany? See, e.g., Bonzel v.

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AmmoLand

California Gun Owners Pushing For Open Carry Of Firearms In State

The Gun Owners of California , a gun rights organization, is renewing its push for open carry of firearms in the state.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jurist

Arkansas AG to appeal ruling striking down 12-week abortion ban

Last month US District Judge Susan Webber Wright ruled [JURIST report] that the state law [Act 301, PDF] is unconstitutional and that abortions cannot be restricted until a fetus reaches viability.

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Fox News

DOJ says symbol on war memorial should stay

FILE: Jan. 4, 2011: Rev. John Fredericksen of Orlando, Fla., takes a picture in front of the war memorial cross on Mount Soledad in San Diego, alongside Burdette Streeter of San Diego.

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Lucianne.com

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The Justice Department says a 29-foot war memorial cross on a San Diego mountain is not an unconstitutional promotion of Christianity and should remain on federal property.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Alameda: City claims victory in telecom suit

City officials say a recent judgment in their favor in federal court likely brings to an end the nearly six years of litigation they have faced over how they ran the city's former telecommunications system.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Breitbart.com

Eric Holder to Defend Soledad Cross

The federal Department of Justice took the surprising decision of siding with advocates of the Mount Soledad cross, arguing that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals should hear the case en banc , in front of a full 11-judge panel.

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JD Supra

Rouse v. Wachovia: a victory for national banks

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in Rouse v. Wachovia Mortgage, FSB that under 28 U.S.C. 1348, "a national bank is 'located' only in the state designated as its main office."

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Courthouse News Service

Warrants Fiasco Makes Waves in the 9th Circuit

Three men arrested on Los Angeles County warrants meant for other people deserve their day in court, their attorney told the 9th Circuit.

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Related Topix: US News, Los Angeles County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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