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Since Congress expanded the definition of 'disability' in 2009, conventional wisdom has said that most medical conditions will qualify for protection under the ADA.
State Attorney General Kamala Harris is appealing a ruling last month that declared California's enforcement of the death penalty unconstitutional.
The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.
The escalating cost of discovery compliance is especially frustrating for non-parties who are subpoenaed for evidence allegedly relevant to litigation in which they have no stake.
In Weaving v. City of Hillsboro ,1 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit waxed nostalgic by reversing a jury and lower court finding that a police officer with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder had a "disability" within the meaning of the 2008 amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act .
United Behavioral Health improperly withheld benefits from a Wells Fargo employee whose anorexia kept her hospitalized for a month, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.
Barnes & Noble had to swallow a bitter pill in federal court on Monday , when a federal appeals court held that the retailer couldn't enforce legal provisions buried behind a link hidden on its website -- also known as a "browsewrap" agreement.
An insurance dispute involving structural damage to a condominium requires the Washington Supreme Court to define the word "collapse," the 9th Circuit said Tuesday.
A federal appeals court has upheld a panhandling ban at Los Angeles International Airport in a lawsuit brought by a Hare Krishna group nearly two decades ago.
The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia Wednesday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.
In Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina , the Ninth Circuit held that a corporation, whose charter had been suspended by the state of California in 1977, had standing in 2012 to sue and to own trademarks as an unincorporated association.
The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.
John Hovel , a shareholder in the Milwaukee law firm of Kravit Hovel & Krawczyk SC, has died following a four-year battle with colon and liver cancer.
Sanctions were the last hope in federal court for the heirs of Vickie Lynn Marshall or her attorneys to receive money after the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal and U.S. Supreme Court ruled against them and stated that the Texas Probate Court judgment in favor of was the governing decision in the case.
A First Amendment action by Courthouse News over press access in Ventura Superior Court was for a second time rejected by U.S. Judge Manuel Real on Monday.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Governor Butch Otter's request to increase the size of the justice panel that will hear the case in September regarding Idaho's same-sex marriage laws.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:55 am
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