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  1. Lots of Amici Join EEOC in Abercrombie Religious Discrimination CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    In October 2013, the Tenth Circuit determined that Abercrombie & Fitch, the nation's No. 1 purveyor of that weird cologne smell in the mall, didn't violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act when it refused to hire a Muslim job applicant for wearing a hijab in contravention of Abercrombie's dress code.

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  2. Competing proposals on gay rights to be aired in 2015 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    After being shelved during the last legislative session, the clash over a statewide anti-discrimination law will likely be aired during the upcoming session. Senate Majority Leader Ralph Okerlund said Republican senators meeting in closed-door caucus Wednesday discussed the anti-discrimination law that will be sponsored by Sen. Steve Urquhart, along with a few competing "religious liberty" proposals that are expected to be introduced.

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  3. Supreme Court Clarifies Class Action Fairness Act's Removal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    Class action defendants need not include evidence regarding the amount in controversy when removing a case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act , thanks to the United States Supreme Court's decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens .

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  4. Snell & Wilmer Elects Six New PartnersRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 17, 2014 - PHOENIX -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce six attorneys have been elected to join the firm's partnership, effective January 1, 2015. Snell & Wilmer's new partners are: Cory L. Braddock braddock) focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on securities and financial services institution litigation in both federal and state courts, FINRA arbitration proceedings, and general commercial litigation matters.

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  5. Parks tax vote, hotel highlight city's '14 newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | This Week Community News

    Westerville City Council members Larry Jenkins and Kathy Cocuzzi, with city Parks and Recreation Director Randy Auler watch Issue 24 results come in Nov. 4 at Jimmy V's in Uptown Westerville. The extension of the city's PROS income tax was approved by 60 percent of city voters.

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  6. Guns In The Workplace Versus Employer's Property RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    There is a growing trend of state laws prohibiting employers from banning firearms on employers' property. These laws are otherwise known as "parking lot laws."

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  7. Pueblo of Pojoaque, feds appeal gaming rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    The Pueblo of Pojoaque and the U.S. Department of the Interior have appealed a federal judge's decision to stop the pueblo from negotiating a gambling compact with the federal government rather than the state of New Mexico. The Pueblo of Pojoaque and the U.S. Department of the Interior have appealed a federal judge's decision to stop the pueblo from negotiating a gambling compact with the federal government rather than the state of New Mexico, according to a report from the Santa Fe New Mexican .

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  8. Supreme Court Decides Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. OwensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | JD Supra

    On December 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., LLC v. Owens , No.

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  9. Everything You Need to Know Now About Marriage Equality in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Advocate

    Marriage is has started in some Kansas counties, but not in others. It's currently unclear exactly how legal those marriages are.

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  10. SCOTUS Rules CAFA Removal Notices Need Contain Only a Plausible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | JD Supra

    ... the defendant's notice of removal - was insufficient to keep the case in federal court. The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the defendant's petition for review. The Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear the case to settle a federal ...

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  11. Divided Justices Clarify Rules for Removing CasesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a defendant seeking to remove a class action to federal court needs only to "plausibly" assert the amount of the controversy exceeds $5 million. The justice split 5-4 in favor of the Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co., which wanted to move a class action from Kansas state court to federal court without showing evidence that damages in the case would exceed the jurisdictional threshold required for transferring such cases.

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  12. A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is Still a Wolf: The FLSA Regular Rate and Breach of ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | JD Supra

    Recently, I read about a construction contractor in Los Angeles caught in the middle of litigation between its subcontractors and the city, on behalf of the subcontractor's former employees. According to the employees, the subcontractors had allegedly promised to pay them the prevailing wage for that area of $49.00 per hour, but had only paid them $5.00 to $8.00 instead.

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  13. DBJ's top 14 news stories of 2014 -- No. 13: Same-sex marriage comes to ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Business Journal

    Lauren Fortmiller and Pam Thiele, Denver area residents and one of the first same-sex couples to enter into a civil union last year, at an October rally in downtown Denver to celebrate same-sex couples' new right to marry legally in Colorado. Eight years ago, 56 percent of Colorado voters passed a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.

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  14. Prosecutors seek to return Brigham City doctor to prisonRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Washington Times

    Prosecutors are appealing a federal judge's decision to reduce the sentence for a Brigham City doctor convicted of illegally prescribing painkillers to patients. Federal prosecutors on Friday asked the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the original sentence for Dewey MacKay so he can be returned to prison.

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  15. National Edition: ASU president Michael Crow interviewed, holiday season ramps upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Deseret News

    Arizona State University president Michael Crow has been credited with creating a new model for the American university. He sits down with Deseret News editor Paul Edwards to discuss the future of higher education.

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  16. Feds make appeal to put Brigham City doctor back in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KSL-TV

    Convicted Brigham City pill doctor Dewey C. MacKay was released from federal prison this week, but the U.S. Attorney's Office wants him back behind bars. Federal prosecutors on Friday appealed U.S. District Judge Dee Benson's decision earlier this year to reduce MacKay's sentence from 20 years to three years.

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  17. Governor Mead continues to defend Wyoming Regional Haze PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | County 10 News

    Friday Wyoming filed a brief in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals supporting its plan to control nitrogen oxides against a challenge from environmental groups. "This argument is about visibility conditions and Wyoming's plan ensures progress.

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  18. Feds appeal reduced sentence for convicted Brigham City pill doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Deseret News

    Convicted Brigham City pill doctor Dewey C. MacKay was released from federal prison this week, but the U.S. Attorney's Office wants him back behind bars. Federal prosecutors on Friday appealed U.S. District Judge Dee Benson's decision earlier this year to reduce MacKay's sentence from 20 years to three years.

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  19. Sidley Austin LLP Expands With Addition of Consumer Class Actions Group in Los Angeles, ChicagoRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Wire

    This prominent group includes partners Michael Mallow, Mark Campbell and Livia Kiser. Mr. Mallow and Mr. Campbell jointly chaired the Consumer Class Actions and Regulatory Defense practice at their prior firm.

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  20. Will DMA's Big Day in Court Produce a Welcome Precedent for Remote Sellers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | DM News

    ... a preliminary injunction and summary judgment against the practice. Then last year the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the decision, declaring that, under the Tax Injunction Act (TIA), the federal district court lacked jurisdiction in ...

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