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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.


Related Topix: US News


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.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News

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.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suit to Overturn Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

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)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Texas at Austin

Whittier Daily News

Pasadena appeals judgea s denial of motion to dismiss McDade lawsuit

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.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, US News

Mukilteo Tribune

City wins police tasing lawsuit

The city recently won a lengthy case involving a 2008 police tasing incident, but it may not be over.


Related Topix: Snohomish, WA, US News, Snohomish County, WA

House Lawyers Defend 'Speech or Debate' Protections

A bipartisan group of congressional leaders filed court papers Tuesday defending the constitutional shield that protects members of Congress and their staff from being forced to provide information about legislative activities.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Rick Renzi, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Kolbe

Orange Juice

The Recent Sex-worker Murders in Anaheim, and the Failure To Implement Jessica's Law

In light of the recent arrests of two registered sex offenders in connection with four murders in Orange County, I'd like to share an article, in part, that I originally wrote a few months ago for OC Lawyer Magazine .


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Eric Goldman

Internet Law Professors File Amicus Brief in 'Innocence of...

I'm sure you are familiar with Garcia v. Google , the copyright lawsuit against YouTube over the Innocence of Muslims video that led to a fatwa being issued against Garcia, an actress in the movie.


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