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1 hr ago | JD Supra

Change To Handbook Arbitration Policy - Adding Class Action...

On the same day that the California Supreme Court issued Iskanian , another important ruling with respect to class action arbitration waivers was issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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5 hrs ago |

Douglas Prade, former Akron police captain convicted of murdering wife, set for hearing...

The former Akron police captain accused of killing his wife in 1997 is scheduled for a hearing today, two days after the Ohio Supreme Court denied hearing his appeal.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, Violent Crime, US News

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Paywall reprieve: Volokh content will be free and easy for everyone...

As I mentioned when the blog moved to The Washington Post , we are unfortunately scheduled to be placed behind The Post's rather permeable paywall.


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13 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Arizona Botches Lethal Injection Execution of Joseph Wood, Pundits React

On Wednesday the execution of an Arizona inmate took nearly two hours ; the process usually takes just 10 minutes.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Prison, US News, Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), US Governors, Jan Brewer, Opinion

17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

If you're going to execute people, do it properly

Yes, I was a morbid kid. Even though the last hangings in my Canadian homeland were probably a week or two before I was conceived, I've always had a great interest in capital punishment.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Defines Vicarious Liability Standard Under the TCPA

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a US District Court for the Central District of California decision dismissing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act claim.


Related Topix: US News, Advertising

Prince George Citizen

US judge argues for replacing flawed lethal injection executions with firing squad

Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014.


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The Economist

The death penalty in California: Cruel and unusual

THERE are two reasons for arguing that the death penalty is a "cruel and unusual punishment", and thus unconstitutional.


Related Topix: California, Death Penalty, Prison, US News

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Federal Judge Favors 'More Primitive' but 'Foolproof' Firing Squad

Should lethal injection be replaced by firing squad? One federal judge thinks so.


Related Topix: US News, Death Penalty

Free Republic

Executions should be by firing squad, federal appeals court judge says

Days before an Arizona murderer gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes and died nearly two hours after his execution began, a conservative federal appeals judge called for replacing lethal injection with firing squads, saying the public must acknowledge that executions are "brutal, savage events."


Related Topix: US News, Prison, Death Penalty

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Courts - '10 states join Indiana's appeal of federal judge's same-sex marriage ruling'

The attorneys general of 10 states have joined in Indiana's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that found the state law banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tucson Weekly

The Skinny

Gov. Jan Brewer had two big court decisions go against her in recent weeks - but the litigation-happy gov is ready to keep fighting in court rather than comply with court orders.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, us Travel, Travel, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama


Van Hollen: Gay Marriage Isn't a Fundamental Right

A box of cupcakes are seen topped with icons of same-sex couples at City Hall in San Francisco, June 29, 2013.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

The Washington Post

a oeThe City of Warren cannot allowa access to space by a group...

A letter from the James Fouts, Mayor of the City of Warren, Michigan, attached to the Complaint in a lawsuit filed challenging this policy : The City of Warren through the Downtown Development Authority has received your request to use space in the atrium.


Related Topix: Warren, MI, US News, US Supreme Court, Entertainment

The Columbus Dispatch

Supreme Court refuses to hear case of former cop cleared in wife's death

A former Akron police captain freed in his ex-wife's death appears headed to prison -- or a new trial -- after a divided Ohio Supreme Court refused today to hear his appeal.


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World Magazine

ACLU: No need to protect baby girls from abortion

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on July 14 seeking an injunction against an Arizona law that prohibits sex and race-selective abortions, claiming the law intended to protect women is a form of racial discrimination.


Related Topix: Abortion, ACLU, Prison, US News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA


First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Prison, State Prisons, Death Penalty

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ninth Circuit Rejects Objections to Nutella Settlement

A federal appeals court panel has brushed off objections to a settlement between a class of consumers and the maker of Nutella, ruling that an award of about $1 million for plaintiffs' counsel was proper even though it was double the amount available to allegedly wronged consumers.


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The Modesto Bee

Bio of court nominee Mariano-Florentino Cuellar

Bachelor's degree, Harvard College; Juris Doctor degree, Yale Law School; Doctor of Philosophy degree in political science, Stanford University.


Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, US News

The Modesto Bee

Law professor nominated to California high court

Brown on Tuesday nominated 41-year-old Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to be an associate justice of the state's highest court.


Related Topix: US News, UC Berkeley