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1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

9th Circuit Tosses Claim Yelp Extorted Businesses

California business owners failed to show that Yelp attempted to extort advertising money from them by manipulating online reviews, the 9th Circuit ruled.


Related Topix: Startups, Yelp, US News, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

1 hr ago | MediaPost

Business Owners Can't Revive 'Payola' Lawsuit Against Yelp

Siding with Yelp, a federal appellate court on Tuesday ruled that business owners couldn't proceed with allegations that the company "extorted" them by manipulating reviews.


Related Topix: US News, Advertising

1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

New Life for Botox Investor Case in 9th Circuit

Shareholders can sue Allergan directors for allegedly building a business plan on the illegal off-label marketing of Botox, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, US News, Marketing, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law

4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Concealed weapons permits nearly double in O.C.

Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is one of the only sheriffs in California to relax the standards for concealed weapons permits after an appeals court ruling.


Related Topix: Orange County, CA, California, August, CA, US News

5 hrs ago | JD Supra

'Isn't there supposed to be a good cop?' -- 9th Circuit Holds...

Cantankerous employees beware! Being a jerk is not a disability and, at least according to the Ninth Circuit in Weaving v.


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

5 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. court revives Botox-linked shareholder suit against Allergan

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a shareholder lawsuit against Allergan Inc over allegations that the company improperly marketed and labeled the cosmetic drug Botox.


Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, US News

5 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Bird Trafficking Law Parsed in 9th Circuit

Noting that they sold feathers, not whole birds, two men urged the 9th Circuit to reduce their felony conviction for trafficking in eagles and migratory birds.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, US News, Law

8 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Oracle Loses Sight of Massive Copyright Award

Oracle failed on Friday to have the 9th Circuit reinstate $1 billion of a $1.3 billion jury award, the largest judgment ever in a copyright case.


Related Topix: IT Services, Telecom, WorldCom, US News

11 hrs ago | Workforce

Legal Briefing: Contractors and Control

When Fernando Ruiz was hired by Affinity Logistics Corp. as a driver, he signed an "Independent Truckman's Agreement" and "Equipment Lease Agreement" stating that he was an independent contractor and not an employee.


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

15 hrs ago | TheNewspaper

Federal Court Chides California Cops For Shooting Unarmed Motorist

An internal investigation cleared police officers in Anaheim, California of the 2009 shooting of an unarmed motorist, but the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit last week said not fast.


Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Reno Couple Awaits 9th Circuit Appeal In Gay Marriage Case

Professional musician Karen Vibe says she met Karen Goody at a Gay Pride event here in Reno about 8 years ago.


Related Topix: Wedding, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Reno, NV

Daily Kos

9th Circuit gets best possible panel for marriage equality

Today the 9th Circuit court of appeals named its panel of judges to review several marriage equality cases at 1pm PDT on Tuesday September 8th, and civil rights hit the jackpot again just like it did in the 7th Circuit last week: "Reinhardt wrote majority in Prop 8 case and SmithKline .


Related Topix: US News, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Liberal Political News

Common Dreams

Labor Day: The Beginning of a Breakthrough

This Labor Day, working families do not have much to celebrate when it comes to wages and job security.


Related Topix: US News, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Liberal Political News

Aurora Era-Banner

Oracle fails to restore $1.3bn SAP verdict

The US appeals court has dismissed Oracle's request to revive a $1.3bn jury verdict in its long term copyright infringement case against German software firm SAP, while offering options to seek a lesser amount or pursue a new trial.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, US News


More Fireworks Anticipated at Upcoming Marriage Argument

Last week, judges at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals put on a spectacular show when they eviscerated the arguments of anti-gay attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

Will the Ninth Circuit allow racial discrimination in voting in Guam?

Should Guam residents who are not, like the majority of people there, of Chamorro descent be allowed to register to vote in a plebiscite on Guam's relationship to the United States? Most people's first reaction would be yes.


Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Madeleine Bordallo, Democrat

Sat Aug 30, 2014

San Diego Reader

Palomar Mountain Marijuana Co. goes bust

Marco Luis and Joshua Hester were longtime friends and business partners. "As a real estate agent, Luis had the know-how.


Related Topix: Palomar Mountain, CA, Real Estate, US News, Prison, Home Listing, Home


The Other Guy Behind The Mexican-American Studies Ban Lost His Primary Too

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne talks to a reporter outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, Calif., Tuesday, June 21, 2011.


Related Topix: US News

Courthouse News Service

Circuit Unlikely to Give Tribe Pass on Settlement

Insisting that the Yakima Nation must contribute to a master settlement with tobacco manufacturers, an attorney for Washington said the tribe's treaty does not give it carte blanche on tobacco sales.


Related Topix: US News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, us Travel, Travel

The Las Vegas Sun

Appeals court to review challenge to Nevada's gay marriage ban

A challenge to Nevada's ban on gay marriage will be heard before a federal appeals court in San Francisco in ten days.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News