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3 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Labor Day: The Beginning of a Breakthrough

This Labor Day, working families do not have much to celebrate when it comes to wages and job security.

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Related Topix: US News, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Aurora Era-Banner

Oracle fails to restore $1.3bn SAP verdict

The US appeals court has dismissed Oracle's request to revive a $1.3bn jury verdict in its long term copyright infringement case against German software firm SAP, while offering options to seek a lesser amount or pursue a new trial.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, US News

11 hrs ago | Switched

More Fireworks Anticipated at Upcoming Marriage Argument

Last week, judges at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals put on a spectacular show when they eviscerated the arguments of anti-gay attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

Will the Ninth Circuit allow racial discrimination in voting in Guam?

Should Guam residents who are not, like the majority of people there, of Chamorro descent be allowed to register to vote in a plebiscite on Guam's relationship to the United States? Most people's first reaction would be yes.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Madeleine Bordallo, Democrat

Sat Aug 30, 2014

San Diego Reader

Palomar Mountain Marijuana Co. goes bust

Marco Luis and Joshua Hester were longtime friends and business partners. "As a real estate agent, Luis had the know-how.

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Switched

The Other Guy Behind The Mexican-American Studies Ban Lost His Primary Too

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne talks to a reporter outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, Calif., Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

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Courthouse News Service

Circuit Unlikely to Give Tribe Pass on Settlement

Insisting that the Yakima Nation must contribute to a master settlement with tobacco manufacturers, an attorney for Washington said the tribe's treaty does not give it carte blanche on tobacco sales.

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Related Topix: US News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, us Travel, Travel

The Las Vegas Sun

Appeals court to review challenge to Nevada's gay marriage ban

A challenge to Nevada's ban on gay marriage will be heard before a federal appeals court in San Francisco in ten days.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Advocate

NOM Suffers Yet Another Defeat in Oregon

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals just handed one more resounding defeat to the National Organization for Marriage , adding to an unbroken string of embarrassing defeats in Oregon for the once-formidable antigay organization.

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NewsOK.com

Court agrees to review Alaska Roadless Rule case

A full federal appeals court will review the decision allowing Alaska's Tongass National Forest to be exempt from federal restrictions on road-building and timber harvests in "roadless" areas."

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JD Supra

Court Limits the Enforceability of 'Browsewrap' Terms of...

In an important decision regarding the viability of so-called "browsewrap" agreements, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - which covers California, among other states - recently affirmed a district court's refusal to enforce important provisions from Barnes & Noble's website Terms of Use after concluding that the plaintiff in ... (more)

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Oracle v. SAP: Appeals court rebuffs Oracle bid to restore record verdict

Oracle's bid to wrest another $1 billion in damages from software rival SAP took a hit Friday in a federal appeals court.

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Star-Telegram.com

Court won't restore Oracle's $1.3B verdict vs. SAP

A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute.

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West Australian

Oracle loses bid to restore $1.3 billion SAP verdict, could get new trial

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected Oracle Corp's bid to restore a $1.3 billion jury verdict in its long-running copyright dispute with German software company SAP SE, and said Oracle may choose to either accept a lower amount or face a new trial.

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Common Dreams

Shell's Renews Quest to Plunder Arctic in Search of Oil

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday indicated its continued desire to drill in the Arctic waters off the coast of Alaska by submitting new plans for exploratory operations to federal agencies.

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Magic City Morning Star

2,300 FedEx Ground staff vindicated in Court of Appeal

Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Alaska Land Dispute Nixed by 9th Circuit

Landowners cannot sue Alaska over control of the land beneath the "navigable waters" of rivers and streams, the 9th Circuit ruled Thursday, affirming the case's dismissal.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

California high court nominee's life at a glance

Stanford University law professor, 2001-present; law clerk to U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Mary Schroeder, 2000-2001; research assistant at Hoover Institution, 1999; senior adviser to the undersecretary of the Treasury, 1997-1999; intern in the executive office of the president, Council of Economic Advisers, 1996; research assistant in ... (more)

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Courthouse News Service

Bid to Suppress Evidence Granted by 9th Circuit

Cops who allegedly saw a man standing on his porch with a firearm had no cause to surround the Los Angeles home and order him outside at gunpoint, the 9th Circuit ruled Thursday.

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JD Supra

Copyright and performance rights in an online video world

We can chalk up another Internet-prompted intellectual property frontier: performance rights.

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