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Federal district court grants CFPB petition to enforce CIDs issued to tribal lenders

A California federal court recently issued an order granting the CFPB's petition to enforce its civil investigative demands issued to three tribally-affiliated payday lenders.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit News

After Arizona fiasco, back to the future for the death penalty?

The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts July 23 in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz.


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Mass. man charged in car registration tax dodge

A Chinese citizen is accused of lying about living in the city to obtain titles and registration documents for his personal cars and avoid Massachusetts' sales tax.


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Governor Brown Taps Cuellar to Fill Latest Vacancy on California Supreme Court

Governor Jerry Brown has nominated Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to fill the most recent vacancy on the California Supreme Court created by the impending retirement of Justice Marvin Baxter.


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Attorney John Smaha Named Among 'Best of the Bar 2014' by San Diego Business Journal

San Diego, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 28, 2014 / John Smaha , attorney and principal of the law firm Smaha Law Group, was among the two-hundred and one exemplary attorneys in the metropolitan area honored by the prestigious Best of the Bar 2014, a publication of the San Diego Business Journal.


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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Plaintiff in D.C. Gun Carry Victory Speaks, Defends Public Carry as a ...

The core of the decision in Palmer v. D.C. , which relies quite a bit on a case from the 9th Circuit in California, Peruta v.


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Daily Kos

Courts are conflicted about secrecy of death-penalty drugs: I'm not

Should states be required to disclose which drugs they use to kill people sentenced to the death penalty? Recently, the 9th Circuit Court said, "Yes," while, in a separate case, the U.S. Supreme Court said, "No."


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Washington Times

EDITORIAL: A Second Amendment right recognized for D.C.

Thugs in the nation's capital might think twice now before preying on a nighttime stroller - or a stroller in midafternoon, for that matter - in the belief that the prey won't shoot back.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Appeals court upholds ex-B-2 engineer's conviction

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the conviction of a former B-2 stealth bomber engineer who was convicted of selling military secrets to China and disclosing classified information to people in other countries.


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The Olympian

US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.


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KMVT Twin Falls

St. Luke's To Continue To Operate Saltzer Medical Group

A federal appeals court has given the green light to St. Luke's to continue to manage the Nampa Based Saltzer Medical Group while the hospital challenges a decision handed down earlier that it broke antitrust laws.


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JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Holds Plaintiffs Not Required To Plead Tender Or...

On July 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that an allegation of tender or ability to tender is not required to support a TILA rescission claim.


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Pharmaceutical Processing

Arizona Execution Renews Debate Over Methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, US News, US Supreme Court

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dennis Norwood: Whose Country Is It, Anyhow?

While perusing my Internet news feeds recently I came across a story that while perhaps a bit dated, still grabbed my attention.


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Medford Mail Tribune

Court orders re-evaluation of Ashland thinning

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a Medford U.S. District Court judge needs to take a closer look at a forest-thinning project in the Ashland watershed and whether it is violating forest standards concerning soil erosion.


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Appeals court upholds conviction in El Grande Market triple murder

A federal appeals court Friday upheld Martin Fong Soto's murder and robbery convictions in the 1992 robbery at El Grande Market in Tucson that left three people dead.


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Albany Times Union

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections, an unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjusts the straps on the gurney used for lethal injections at the Arizona State Prison at Florence, Ariz.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Ex-lobbyist Whittemore aims to stay out of prison amid appeal

Lawyers for former Nevada developer and political power broker Harvey Whittemore are asking a federal appeals court to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his campaign finance conviction.


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San Francisco Bay View

California's death penalty is cruel, unusual and 'arbitrary'

A federal judge issued a stunning decision July 16, holding that the dysfunctional administration of California's death penalty violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.


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KHQ-TV Spokane

Idaho logging operation temporarily halted

A logging project that has just started in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in northern Idaho has been temporarily halted by court action.


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