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  1. Michigan lands on list of 5 worst states for LGBT peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Metro Times

    Michigan has cemented itself on a list of the five worst states for LGBT people, alongside the likes of Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas. The list comes courtesy of Rolling Stone , which cites the recent decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold Michigan's gay marriage ban .

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  2. Fraudster's 15-year-sentence in BP oil spill case stands, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    A federal appeals court upheld the 15-year prison sentence for a Michigan man who filed a false claim for losses in BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the National Law Journal reports . The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday refused to undo Duane Montgomery's sentence, which is the lengthiest prison term to date of anyone convicted of filing a fraudulent claim in the 2010 BP oil spill.

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  3. Michigan To Supreme Court: Constitution Allows States To Ban Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

    ... couple in March and struck down the ban as unconstitutional. But a split 3-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati reversed the ruling, upholding Michigan's ban and similar bans in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. In its 32-page ...

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  4. Same Sex Couples Ask Tex. Judge to Lift Stay, Allow MarriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    Thanks to some intrepid journalism by FindLaw blogger Brett Snider, we've obtained a copy of the plaintiffs' motion to lift the stay on the injunction against Texas' same-sex marriage ban. That's a lot of prepositions.

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  5. Michigan backs Supreme Court review of marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    ... Attorney General Bill Schuette and other state attorneys make the case for review of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision, which was in favor of Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. The filing is in response to a petition filed last ...

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  6. State Files Response to Same-Sex Marriage AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

    "It is demeaning to the democratic process to presume that the voters are not capable of deciding an issue of this sensitivity on decent and rational grounds." The state has filed its brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the same-sex marriage case.

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  7. Sixth Circuit Decision Confirms that Employers May Lawfully Choose...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Some employers in the health care and other industries who regularly deal with the federal government and are subject to the False Claims Act have felt helpless in trying to weed out serial whistleblowers in the hiring process. After all, most anti-retaliation provisions prohibit retaliation against both employees and applicants.

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  8. Supreme Court May Save US $1 Trillion By Its BCBSM Decision - 2015...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ERISAclaim.com announced 2015 CFO-911 ERISA Brainstorming Project to demystify and comply with a recent Supreme Court decision in Hi-Lex v. BCBSM, a possible annual $1 trillion verdict for all managed-care hidden fees, post-EOB discounts, overpayment recoupment and restitution through DOJ.

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  9. Summary Judgment Affirmed by Sixth Circuit in Broker Commission Price-Fixing LitigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On November 13, 2014, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of price-fixing claims against two home brokerage service firms in Kentucky, McMahon Co. and HomeService of America, Inc. Hyland, et al. v.

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  10. Gay marriage issue 'is at least debatable,' argues Michigan in Supreme Court filingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | MLive.com

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Monday, weeks ahead of deadline, filed a response to a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision affirming the state's gay marriage ban. The Hazel Park lesbian couple sued the state because they can't jointly adopt their three children with the ban in place, and a federal judge in March ruled in their favor, briefly making same-sex marriage legal in Michigan before the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals stayed that decision the next day and reversed it Nov. 6, upholding the ban.

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  11. The 5 Worst States for LGBT PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RollingStone

    If you pay attention to the news, it's hard not to get swept up in the feeling that things are getting better for America's LGBT citizens. However, after riding a wave of momentum in the courts this year, marriage equality hit a new roadblock in November, when the Sixth Circuit Court upheld bans in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee.

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  12. Gay couples ask Texas judge to allow them to marry immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A recent spate of court victories for gay marriage advocates across the country has same-sex couples in Texas asking the courts to allow them to begin marrying immediately.

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  13. ACLU asks appeals court to reinstate ICP lawsuit over gang classificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro Times

    Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal appellate court to reinstate its lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI, which seeks to remove Juggalos, the rap duo's fans, from a list describing them as a gang. In a 44-page brief filed with the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals , attorneys with the ACLU say the federal agencies' decision to place Juggalos on a list that defines the group as "a loosely affiliated hybrid gang" violates fans First Amendment rights.

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  14. Court declines re-hearing Ohio Amish attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily-Jeff.com

    A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati informed prosecutors and attorneys in the case that it has denied the federal government's request for a hearing before the full court.

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  15. Court declines rehearing Amish attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crescent-News.com

    A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish.

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  16. Symulas' daughter elected district court judge in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Observer

    ... courts of Michigan, as well as U.S. District Court for the Eastern District and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, has written more than 100 articles published by the Oakland County Bar Association and serves on numerous bar associations, ...

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  17. Court declines rehearing Ohio Amish attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Daily Record

    A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thursday notified prosecutors and attorneys in the case that it has denied the federal government's request for a hearing before the full court on a three-judge panel's decision.

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  18. Supreme Court Awards Possibly Billions of Dollars in TPA Refund to...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PRWeb

    On November 5, 2014, District Court reopened more identical cases after the U.S. Supreme Court, On Oct. 20, 2014, declined BCBSM's appeals on a $6.1 million fraud judgment for a self-insured plan. ERISAclaim.com demystifies this high court decision with 2015 ERISA TPA Recovery Programs.

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  19. Supreme Court Now Has 5 Chances to Rule on Marriage BansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Advocate

    ... since the Supreme Court's June 2013 decision in Windsor v. U.S . Earlier this month , the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals followed Feldman's lead, upholding marriage bans in Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Attorneys representing the same-sex ...

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  20. Supreme Court asked to rule on Louisiana same-sex marriage caseRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Jurist

    The petition presents the court with the question of whether a state's constitutional and statutory bans on same-sex marriage violate the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. While the Supreme Court usually does not hear cases before they are appealed to a circuit court, the court rules do allow the practice.

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