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The Office of the Attorney General yesterday defended Guam's Decolonization Registry against claims that it discriminates along racial lines.
The 9th Circuit on Wednesday refused to overturn the repatriation of 9,000-year-old skeletons to the Kumeyaay Indian Tribes.
In a decision that one judge wrote "substantially unravels FedEx's business model," a panel of federal judges ruled Wednesday that FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery drivers are employees of the company, rather than the "independent contractors" that FedEx characterizes them as.
"Plebiscite appeal heard: 9th Circuit judges take on political status vote." The Pacific Daily News of Guam has this report .
Deana Geiger and Janine Nelson kiss after exchanging vows in Multnomah County's first gay marriage of 2014.
FedEx misclassified more than 3,000 delivery drivers in California and Oregon as independent contractors rather than employees, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.
Corrections officers violated the Constitution when they probed an inmate's anal cavity to search and remove suspected drugs without any medical assistance, a federal appeals court ruled this week.
A Federal Express truck makes its way down a freeway in San Diego, California on August 22, 2014.
Earlier, I discussed President Obama's Executive Order 13,673 , which "will allow trial lawyers to extort larger settlements from companies, and enable bureaucratic agencies to extract costly settlements over conduct that may have been perfectly legal."
Federal appeals judges bristled yesterday at arguments defending gay-marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee citing the demise of past bans on weddings between blacks and whites.
On August 21, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that FINRA rules requiring arbitration of customer disputes may be superseded by an agreement between a member and a customer containing a broad forum selection clause requiring all disputes to be heard in court.
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on August 20, 2014, upheld a lower court's ruling and rejected an attempt by several environmental groups to use the citizen suit provision under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act to regulate emissions from locomotive engines.
The District Court of Guam today will host arguments in three cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 19 reversed a U.S. District Court judge's ruling regarding usual and accustomed fishing areas of the Lummi Nation and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, and Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, Courthouse News Service reports.
In the three years since AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion , courts have largely been rejecting substantive attacks on arbitration agreements that waive class actions.
The next chapter in a very old legal fight over the Martin Scorsese -directed Raging Bull will be written soon enough, and on Friday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals provided a preamble of sorts.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 03:02 am
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