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1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Marriage bans are questioned by federal judges

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.

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5 hrs ago | JD Supra

Company Sues Former Officer For Failing To File Form 4s

A complaint filed in the Central District of California caught my eye because it involved the rather unusual circumstance of a corporation suing a former director and officer for, among other things, failing to file reports under Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

jdsupra.com

Second Circuit Rules Broad Forum Selection Clause Trumps FINRA Rule Requiring Arbitration

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Second Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that FINRA rules requiring arbitration of customer disputes may be superseded by an agreement between a member and a customer containing a broad forum selection clause requiring all disputes to be heard in court.

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JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Rules That Emission Of Locomotive...

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

Pacific Daily News

Appellate court to hear arguments on island for first time in 12 years

The District Court of Guam today will host arguments in three cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

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North Kitsap Herald

9th Circuit reverses decision in Lummi, S'Klallam fishing dispute

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.

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JD Supra

Getting to "yes": Ninth Circuit provides guidance on...

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.

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Hollywood Reporter

'Raging Bull' Dispute Rages Past Appellate Rulings

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.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Raging Bull, US News, US Supreme Court

Law.com

10-Day Waiting Period for Gun Delivery Voided in California

In Silvester v. Harris, No. 1:11-CV-2137 AWI SAB , a federal trial court held that Penal Code sections 26815 and 27540 , which require ten days between purchase and delivery of a firearm, are unconstitutional under the Second Amendment as to those who have already been previously cleared for weapons possession by reason of a previous firearm ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US News, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand

State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

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Courthouse News Service

Removal of Drugs From Rectum Unconstitutional

An officer violated a man's civil rights by removing a plastic bag containing drugs from his rectum, the 9th Circuit ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News

Courthouse News Service

Habeas for Convicted Killer Divides 9th Circuit

On remand from the Supreme Court, a divided 9th Circuit gave a convicted murderer another chance Monday to show that his lawyers neglected to challenge DNA evidence.

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Sentencing Law and Policy

What's the likely Ninth Circuit timeline for deciding the fate of...

What's the likely Ninth Circuit timeline for deciding the fate of California's death penalty in Jones v.

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JD Supra

CFPB files amicus brief in Ninth Circuit FDCPA case

The CFPB, together with the FTC, has filed an amicus brief in Hernandez v. Williams, Zinman & Parham, P.C. , a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Medina Gazette

Conviction upheld in Medina bar fight

MEDINAa S- Appellate judges have upheld the conviction of a Norton woman who was accused of hiding the knife used in an assault at a Medina bar last year.

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FindLaw

Congress Members Ask FTC to Probe Alleged Outlet Store Switcheroos

Is your company engaging in false advertising? Are you sure? When was the last time someone from the marketing department walked through your door to make sure they were on the up-and-up? Maybe it's time you checked.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Retail, Kohls

The Daily Record

Appellate court says Wayne could be liable in teen's roadway death

The Ninth District Court of Appeals overturned a Wayne County Common Pleas decision that granted the Wayne County commissioners immunity in a suit spawning from the 2011 death of Kelli Baker, a Seville teenager.

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Related Topix: US News, Wayne County, OH

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Courthouse News Service

'Prison Mailbox Rule' Saves Inmate's Appeal

A federal judge should have applied a procedural rule known as the "prison mailbox rule" in the case of a inmate challenging his conviction of carjacking and kidnapping, the 9th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Terrorism, Death Penalty, State Prisons, Correctional Training Facility

Sys-Con Media

Kantor & Kantor: Court Rules Benefits Wrongly Denied For Treatment Of Severe Anorexia

United Behavioral Health, et al. , a case in which a severely anorexic 43-year old woman sought benefits under her Wells Fargo employee health benefit plan for inpatient psychiatric treatment.

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Daily Kos

This Week In Marriage Equality - 'One Of Conservatism's Most Stinging Defeats'

This week in Marriage Equality, the major event was that SCOTUS issued a stay of the Fourth Circuit ruling that Virginia's marriage ban is unconstitutional.

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

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