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  1. Revel sale put on hold while nightclub appeals termsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A federal judge has put the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino on hold while the company that ran its nightclub appeals. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Ambro ruled late Friday that Revel has until Tuesday to respond to IDEA Boardwalk's appeal.

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  2. Revel sale put on hold while nightclub appeals termsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... Atlantic City's former Revel casino on hold while the company that ran its nightclub appeals. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Ambro ruled late Friday that Revel has until Tuesday to respond to IDEA Boardwalk's appeal. U.S. District Court ...

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  3. Court Of Chancery Rejects Application Of Delaware LawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    This is an important decision on choice of law. The Court held that the parties' choice of Delaware law to govern the terms of a noncompete agreement was unenforceable in the face of contrary public policy of California that limited such agreements.

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  4. Judge blocks sale of RevelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... for Revel if he can't buy it by Feb. 7, and then fight to get his $10 million deposit back. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Thomas L. Ambro set up a short timeline for a decision by ordering Revel's attorneys to respond to IDEA Boardwalk by 4 ...

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  5. US Circuit Judge Rendell taking senior statusRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Rendell tells The Legal Intelligencer that she still expects to remain busy at the 3rd U.S .Circuit Court of Appeals. Her written opinions include a finding that CBS should not be fined $550,000 for Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl.

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  6. McCain: Time to talk legalizing sports bettingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ESPN

    ... sued and successfully stopped New Jersey's efforts to this point. That case is headed to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in the spring.

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  7. 3rd Circuit Judge Rendell to take on 'senior status'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | Philly.com

    Marjorie O. Rendell, a federal appellate court judge and the wife of former Gov. Ed Rendell, said Friday she plans to leave her spot on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit this summer and devote more time to her foundation for civic education of area youth. Rendell, 67, made her intention to enter a state of semiretirement official last week, but in an interview, the state's former first lady said she is not done with the law just yet.

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  8. New Jersey Muslims spied on solely because of religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Muslim News

    On January 13, a federal appeals court heard how the New York Police Department may have spied on Muslim business owners, students and mosque worshipers in New Jersey following the 9/11 terrorist attacks solely because of their religion. Attorneys from Muslim Advocates and the Center for Constitutional Rights urged the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to overturn a federal district court's dismissal of Hassan v City of New York in February 2014, a case that challenges the NYPD's blanket surveillance of Muslims.

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  9. Judge Strikes Class Claims Before Certification MotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Law.com

    A federal judge in Pittsburgh has taken the unusual step of tossing the class allegations from a suit brought by neighbors of a coal-fired power plant before they had even moved for class certification. The suit, against the owner of the Cheswick Generating Station, had been revived by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in the summer of 2013 when it ruled against the company's argument that adherence to regulations under the Clean Air Act would preempt the state-law tort claims brought by the neighbors.

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  10. Former nursing home leaders still on the hook for $2.25 million following bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | McKnightsonline.com

    On the heels of a Florida court decision that puts a nursing home unlikely to emerge unscathed from bankruptcy, a federal appeals court has ruled former officers and directors of a different nursing home are still liable for $2.25 million in compensatory damages. Administrators at the Lemington Home for the Aged have been involved with litigation for close to a decade.

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  11. NFL hire adds to N.J. sports-betting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philly.com

    The New York Jets have hired the brother of a federal judge who has ruled on New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting, but that won't affect the case for now. State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak and Monmouth Park Racetrack attorney Dennis Drazin, both strong supporters of sports gambling in New Jersey, said Wednesday that they would not seek to file a motion to have U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp remove himself from the case after the hiring of the judge's brother Marcel.

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  12. NJ Supreme Court Sets Tougher Test for Independent Contractor ClassificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    ... under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Plaintiffs appealed to the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which then certified the following question of law to the NJ High Court: what test applies in determining employment status ...

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  13. Jets hire brother of judge in N.J. sports betting suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Newark, N.J. a The New York Jets have hired the brother of a federal judge who has ruled on New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting, but that won't affect the case for now. State Sen. Ray Lesniak and Monmouth Park Racetrack attorney Dennis Drazin, both strong supporters of sports gambling in New Jersey, said Wednesday they won't seek to file a motion to have U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp remove himself from the case after brother Marcel Shipp's hiring.

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  14. Employer Error in Advising Employee of Eligibility for FMLA Leave Can Have Enduring ConsequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    The Family and Medical Leave Act does not require all employers to grant leave to all employees. One condition for eligibility requires an employee to work at, or within 75 miles of, a site at which the employer employs at least 50 employees.

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  15. Court upholds dismissal of former Scranton councilman's pension lawsuitRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Times-Tribune

    A federal appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former Scranton councilman who challenged an ordinance that precluded him from receiving his firefighter's pension. John "Jack" Loscombe filed suit in 2010, claiming the ordinance was unconstitutional because it infringed upon his civil rights by discouraging him and other public safety workers from running for public office.

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  16. Court Says Directors Liable for Poorly Managed CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Insurance Journal West

    A decision this week from U.S Court of Appeals in Philadelphia provides good reason for directors to resign from poorly managed companies to avoid personal liability, even if someone else is making the mistakes. A nursing home went into bankruptcy after being cited for deficiencies three times more often than other facilities.

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  17. Perry pledges to keep up fight against indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry again asserted his innocence in the felony abuse-of-power case against him Wednesday and pledged to fight the charges, despite a Texas judge's refusal to dismiss the case this week. "I am confident that I will ultimately prevail because the prosecution's case amounts to the criminalization of politics," he said during a Wednesday afternoon press conference.

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  18. New Jersey Supreme Court Adopts Restrictive Test for "Independent Contractor" StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | JD Supra

    The New Jersey Supreme Court recently adopted a new test making it more difficult for New Jersey employers to classify workers as independent contractors. In a lawsuit brought by contract delivery drivers against a chain of mattress stores, the New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously held that an individual is presumed to be an employee under the New Jersey Wage Payment Law and the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law unless the employer demonstrates that all three criteria of the so-called "ABC test" had been satisfied.

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  19. Perry defiant after latest legal setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Politico

    Rick Perry is plowing on with his political plans despite a court ruling that ensures a criminal indictment will hang over his head as his near-certain presidential campaign gears up. The former Texas governor and likely Republican 2016 candidate sustained a blow on Tuesday when a Republican judge rejected his lawyers' second attempt to toss out an indictment that alleges abuse of power.

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  20. Third Circuit Eyes Standard for Appeals When Requests for Arbitration DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Law.com

    The question of how relaxed the court should be in taking up appeals when requests for arbitration are denied was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit last week.

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