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  1. Third Circuit Holds Subcontractor To Its Proposal On Grounds of Promissory EstoppelRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | JD Supra

    This action arose out of the construction of two maintenance hangars at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona . The Navy hired DCK TTEC, LLC as the general contractor for the construction of the Project.

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  2. Denial of Class Certification In Computer Spyware Suit Vacated By Third CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On April 16, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit vacated a district court's order denying class certification of a computer spyware suit against Aaron's Inc., concluding that district court had misapplied the Third Circuit's standards regarding the ascertainability requirement of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 . See Byrd v.

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  3. Posner Estate Winding Down After 13-Year BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Business Review

    The Third District Court of Appeals may have finally ended 13 years of fighting over the $195 million-plus estate of corporate raider Victor Posner, who died in 2002 at age 83.

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  4. 3rd Circuit revives case against BofA local counselRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    A lawsuit over a law firm's foreclosure practices on behalf of Bank of America has been revived by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But while the appeals court revived the plaintiff's federal claims, it upheld the dismissal of the state law claims.

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  5. Court: Feds Have to Return Stolen Coins Worth MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AM 1430 The BUZZ

    In 1933, the US Mint in Philadelphia minted almost half a million $20 gold coins, known as double eagles. But with the nation in the throes of the Depression and fearing a bank run, FDR blocked their release and most were melted down. 1 comment

  6. Double eagles swiped in the 1930s must be returned to Philly familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Magic 107.9

    In 1933, the US Mint in Philadelphia minted almost half a million $20 gold coins, known as double eagles. But with the nation in the throes of the Depression and fearing a bank run, FDR blocked their release and most were melted down.

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  7. Oil Field Employers Post-McMaster: Still Searching for Clarity on the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | JD Supra

    In McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services, Inc. , No. 14-1010 , the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued one of the first federal appellate court opinions discussing the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 .

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  8. Family Wins Battle Over $80M Rare Gold CoinsRead the original story

    Monday | Courthouse News Service

    The U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold Double Eagle coins valued at $80 million to the family of the man suspected of stealing them, the 3rd Circuit ruled. Such relief is necessary, the Philadelphia-based federal appeals court found 2-1 Friday, because the government refused to initiate a timely forfeiture action.

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  9. 3rd Circuit says feds missed forfeiture deadline, awards gold coins worth $80M to dealer's heirsRead the original story

    Monday | ABA Journal

    Saying that the federal government cannot seize property without filing a civil forfeiture action, a federal appeals court in Philadelphia on Friday reversed a jury verdict awarding vintage gold coins worth perhaps $80 million to the U.S. Treasury. Instead, because the feds missed a 90-day filing deadline under the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals awarded the ten rare $20 double eagles to to the heirs of a coin dealer, David, Joan and Roy Langbord.

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  10. Philadelphia: Family wins back rare Double Eagle gold coins that could be worth $80mRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A family has won a legal battle over 10 exceptionally rare gold coins that could be worth $80m, after a US federal court overturned a decision made by a jury.

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  11. Court Clarifies Class Ascertainability in Computer Spyware CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | FindLaw

    A couple may proceed in their class action lawsuit against Aaron's, a furniture and office rental store, and many of its franchisees, the Third Circuit ruled yesterday. Clarifying the Circuit's standards on class ascertainability , the Circuit held that the ascertainability test should be a simple, narrow examination of the proposed class.

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  12. Ruling revives Erie spyware lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Erie Times News

    A ruling by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has given new life to a long-pending federal lawsuit filed in Erie that alleged nationwide rental chain Aaron's Inc. and an Aaron's franchisee used spyware developed by a North East company to secretly capture webcam photos, screen shots and key strokes of customers. In March 2014, U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon adopted the recommendation of U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter and ruled against the plaintiffs' request to certify the spyware complaint as a class-action lawsuit against the Aaron's defendants.

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  13. The battle continues over Thorpe's...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Times News

    ... and family members have asked Judge Samuel Alito, circuit justice for the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals, for an additional 60 days to file their petition. Without the extension, they would have to file the document by May 4. With the ...

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  14. Court: Rare coins belong to jeweler's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Philly.com

    A fortune in 1930s gold coins seized by the federal government from the family of a deceased Philadelphia jeweler must be returned, a federal appeals court said Friday. For more than a decade, the U.S. Treasury Department insisted, and persuaded a jury, that the rare coins had been stolen and belonged to the government.

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  15. Justice Alito signals beginning of next attack on contraception coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daily Kos

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito stayed a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit which upheld the Obama administration's rules expanding contraceptive coverage in health insurance. The challenge before the Third Circuit was brought by a group of religious non-profits in Pennsylvania, who argued that complying with the new rules the administration had established for them-providing "a self-certification form opting out of the coverage requirement" to a third party-was still objectionable because "signing such a form or letter facilitates moral evil.

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  16. Risk Management a Laptop spyware class action reinstated a U.S....Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Business Insurance

    A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a putative class action lawsuit filed by a couple who said their rented computer had spyware that took pictures of them and the websites they visited, violating their privacy. Two of the defendants in the case, Billings, Montana-based Aspen Way Enterprises Inc. and Philadelphia-based DesignerWare L.L.C., reached a settlement over the issue of spyware with the Federal Trade Commission in 2013.

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  17. Erie diocese gets temporary stay in birth-control caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Erie Times News

    The Catholic Diocese of Erie has won a reprieve as it continues its federal lawsuit to block the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has temporarily halted the imposition of the mandate, which a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled constitutional Feb. 11. Alito, assigned to matters involving the Philadelphia-based 3rd Circuit, stayed the imposition of the mandate pending the government's response, due Monday, or a further order from the Supreme Court, according to his one-page order, filed Wednesday.

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  18. Steve RoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Coin World

    Steve Roach, Coin World's editor-in-chief, has been deeply involved with numismatics for more than 20 years, starting as a young coin collector in Michigan. Two years spent as a coin grader, nearly three years at a major coin wholesaler and a stint as a paintings specialist at an international auction house have given Steve a rich understanding of the hobby, its market and the unique personalities and exceptional objects that make collecting meaningful.

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  19. Laptop spyware class action reinstatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Business Insurance

    A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a putative class action lawsuit filed by a couple who said their rented computer had spyware that took pictures of them and the websites they visited, violating their privacy. Two of the defendants in the case, Billings, Montana-based Aspen Way Enterprises Inc. and Philadelphia-based DesignerWare L.L.C., reached a settlement over the issue of spyware with the Federal Trade Commission in 2013.

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  20. U.S. must return rare double eagle gold coins to f...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | WHTC

    The U.S. government must return 10 exceptionally rare gold coins worth millions of dollars each to a Pennsylvania family from which the purloined coins were seized a decade ago, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. By a 2-1 vote, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said Joan Langbord and her sons Roy and David are the rightful owners of the double eagle $20 gold pieces, after the government ignored their claim to the coins and missed a deadline to seek their forfeiture.

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