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  1. In brief: Erie diocese asks for review in contraception caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    A three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in that unanimous decision, which overturned a lower-court ruling that favored the diocese. The diocese, in a filing Wednesday, asked the full 13-judge 3rd Circuit, based in Philadelphia, to rehear the case.

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  2. Erie diocese asks for review in contraception caseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    A three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in that unanimous decision, which overturned a lower-court ruling that favored the diocese. The diocese, in a filing on Wednesday, asked the full 13-judge 3rd Circuit, based in Philadelphia, to rehear the case.

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  3. Threat of Identity Theft is Not Enough: Another Data Breach Class...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Hewing to prior Third Circuit precedent in Reilly v. Ceridian and the Supreme Court's precedent in Clapper v.

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  4. Good News for Companies: Pennsylvania District Court Rules That...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    "There are only two types of companies left in the United States those that have been hacked and those that don't know they've been hacked." That is how U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III of the Middle District of Pennsylvania began his opinion in Storm v.

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  5. District Court Dismisses Data Breach Case for Lack of StandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    The US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently dismissed a consolidated class action against Paytime, Inc. arising out of a data breach by hackers who accessed the personal and financial information of more than 230,000 individuals. The court held that the plaintiffs lacked standing.

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  6. Pittsburgh jury to hear argument in Heinz Dip & Squeeze packaging suit MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The Dip & Squeeze is the first ketchup packet with dual functionality, meaning users can tear off the top to squeeze or peel back the lid to dip. On Monday, a Michigan man who claims H.J. Heinz Co.

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  7. 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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  8. Ruling backing city on bakery property upheldRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a ruling in favor of the City of Wilkes-Barre in a five-year-long lawsuit brought by a local couple. Tyler and Antonia Hammond sued the city along with Mayor Tom Leighton, assistant city attorney Bill Vinsko and former towing contractors Leo A. Glodzik III, alleging the city provided misleading and false information about the sale of a property at Old River Road Bakery, removed a property not owned by the city from a county tax sale and allowed Glodzik to destroy their personal property and build a fence encroaching on their land.

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  9. Mayoral hopefuls take center stage at Wilkes-Barre City Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times Leader

    But with less than two months until the May 19 primary election, some mayoral candidates seeking City Hall settled for center stage at Thursday's City Council meeting. As Mayor Tom Leighton, in his final term, looked on during public discussion, four of his possible successors used the time to petition council on several fronts.

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  10. Samuel Alito Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    Timeline: 1976-1977 - Law clerk to Hon. Leonard I. Garth, judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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  11. A Cutback's a Cutback -- Pension Reduction Violated ERISARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | FindLaw

    Can an ERISA retirement plan, after having paid out a consistent pension to early retirees, later reduce those pensions based on the age at which the pensioners retired? Not without violating ERISA's anti-cutback rule , the Third Circuit ruled last Wednesday. The case, Cottillion v.

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  12. March 25, 2015 - High court seeks government's views on whether to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Public Power

    The U.S. Supreme Court is seeking the views of the U.S. solicitor general on whether the high court should review lower court decisions that involve proceedings in Maryland and New Jersey related to the development of new power plants. The Supreme Court on March 20 took up petitions seeking certiorari from the Third Circuit and Fourth Circuit courts of appeal.

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  13. Delaware USDC Rejects Chapter 7 Trustee's Request for Direct Appeal to Third CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | JD Supra

    In the on-going saga of the Conex v. Car-Ber Testing, Inc. adversary proceeding , Judge Leonard P. Stark, of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, denied the Chapter 7 Trustee's request to allow a direct appeal to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals of the Bankruptcy Court's opinion that permitted the defendant in a preference action to use the new value defense even though the "new value" had been paid post-petition.

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  14. Federal Court Holds that Data Breach Plaintiffs Have No Standing Unless They Show MisuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | JD Supra

    Storm v. Paytime, Inc. - a recent case decided by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania - gives companies that have suffered third-party data breaches another decision to support dismissing class actions at an early stage.

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  15. Rep. Bob Ballinger: let felons have a muzzleloaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Arkansas Times

    ... to allow a shareholder vote on Trinity's proposal. Briefs are being filed this week with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in a case with implications not just for the issue of gun sales but for corporate governance and shareholder activism. /more/ ...

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  16. Trinity Church, a Walmart shareholder, suing retailer over vote on gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Arkansas Times

    Trinity Church , an Episcopal church in lower Manhattan, is challenging the company on its policy around selling guns and has sued the retail behemoth over its refusal to allow a shareholder vote on Trinity's proposal. Briefs are being filed this week with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in a case with implications not just for the issue of gun sales but for corporate governance and shareholder activism.

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  17. Third Circuit: Pennsylvania Law Preempted By The FAARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | JD Supra

    The Third Circuit recently ruled that a Pennsylvania statute prohibiting an unregistered businesses from maintaining any "action or proceeding" in any court in the state interferes with the enforcement of arbitration awards and therefore is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act. The plaintiff was a non-registered company, but the parties had agreed that the arbitration could proceed and be administered under the rules of the American Arbitration Association.

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  18. Not Saved By The Bell: Dismissing Classes PrediscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | JD Supra

    Two billion dollars. That is what the top legal counsel at nearly 350 companies spent on the defense of class actions in 2014.

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  19. Third Circuit refuses to permit Debtor Lessor to Reject an Oil and Gas LeaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | JD Supra

    The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit confirmed that the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act is inapplicable to an agreement by a landowner authorizing the "lessee" to extract oil and gas lying beneath the property's surface. Furthermore, the Court of Appeals affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's refusal to allow the chapter 13 "lessor" to reject the lease.

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  20. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Applies an Exception to the Motor Carrier ExemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | JD Supra

    On March 11, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals became the first Circuit Court to apply the "covered employee" provision of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 to the Motor Carrier Act exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act . In McMaster v.

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