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A man jailed for one month after Los Angeles police mistook him for a man with the same name and born the same day does not have a due process case, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.
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Habeas relief may still be available to the death-row inmate who committed suicide before the ineffective-counsel hearing he obtained, the 9th Circuit ruled.
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A marriage equality supporter holds gay pride and American flags at a demonstration outside the appeals hearing on California's Proposition 8 at the 9th District Court of Appeals in San Francisco in this December 6, 2010 file photo.
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Censorship boards in Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have confirmed to Paramount Pictures that they will not release the film, which stars Russell Crowe and begins its global release later this month.
As Facebook turned ten years old last month, a legal case it brought against Power Ventures almost six years ago demonstrates the continued hurdles facing developers who seek to empower users to interact with closed services like Facebook in new and creative ways.
Judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals should throw out an $81 million judgment against KBR because the district court in Oregon had no jurisdiction in the case brought by 12 Oregon soldiers, KBR's lawyers argued this month.
The 9th Circuit upheld a life sentence without parole Tuesday for the man who led a failed coup attempt against Cambodia's authoritarian prime minister in 2000.
"The First Amendment was intended to secure something more than an exercise in futility."
A judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has asked for an en banc reconsideration of Google Inc.'s denied motion to keep a controversial movie posted on YouTube while a legal challenge proceeds.
A U.S. appeals court ruling that significantly boosted gay rights will stand, as a pharmaceutical company involved in the case said on Monday that it would not appeal.
A federal appeals court has refused to order a new trial for a former defense contractor convicting of bribing California Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham.
QUESTION: How do you feel about 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that found San Diego County's conceal-carry weapons permit process unconstitutional? ANSWER: The decision remanding the summary judgment back to the district court was not a surprise to many of us following that case, as the original court decision several years back was, in ... (more)
A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments early next month on the challenge to Nevada's gay marriage ban.
Mary Baranovich, left, and Beverly Sevcik are the lead couple in a court battle challenging the voter-approved state constitutional amendment defining Nevada's marriage law prohibiting same-sex marriages.
In its recent decision in Burlington Ins. Co. v. CHWC, Inc ., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 3941 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying California law, had occasion to consider an insurer's obligation to consider extrinsic facts in determining a duty to defend.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit likewise refused to block the law from going into effect.
By creating a new right in actors' performances, this case may make any number of works unavailable at the behest of actors.