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  1. Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting Case OverturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Journal

    Summary : An appellate court overturned the hate crime convictions of several Amish defendants who cut the hair and beards of other Amish in 2011 in a retaliatory attack for allegedly disrespecting a community leader.

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  2. Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting Case OverturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Journal

    Summary : An appellate court overturned the hate crime convictions of several Amish defendants who cut the hair and beards of other Amish in 2011 in a retaliatory attack for allegedly disrespecting a community leader.

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  3. Police Violence Is Becoming The DefaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    When there are major incidents like the Boston marathon bombing or the demonstrations in Ferguson we get treated to graphic scenes of mass police action employing the latest war toys that they have received from the feds.

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  4. Ohio Billboard Stirs Marriage DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    A new billboard went up along Olentangy River Road in Columbus, Ohio on Thursday that has many local citizens upset.

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  5. Omnicare: The Other Securities Case to be Worried AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    In the securities law arena, all eyes are currently focused on the Halliburton case, and whether the U.S. Supreme Court will scrap or modify the "fraud on the market" presumption for reliance in connection with claims brought under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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  6. Sixth Circuit Finds Excess Carrier Had Duty to Indemnify Insured for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    In a decisively pro-policyholder decision issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in IMG Worldwide, Inc. v.

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  7. 6th Cir. Rules Against Bible Believers in 'Heckler's Veto' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | FindLaw

    The "Heckler's Veto" isn't just a vestige from your constitutional law class. It's alive and well -- so much so that the Sixth Circuit brought it back into the spotlight in a case about unruly mobs, freedom of religion, and freedom of speech.

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  8. Evangelicals Lose Suit Over Arab Fest EvictionRead the original story

    Friday | Courthouse News Service

    A Michigan city did not violate free-speech rights by forcing a Christian evangelist group to leave the Arab International Festival, the 6th Circuit ruled.

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  9. "Thuggery Wins"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    That's Eugene Volokh's apt assessment of this execrable Sixth Circuit decision from Wednesday in which a divided panel conferred a heckler's veto on an angry crowd at the 2012 Arab International Festival, which took place on the public streets of Dearborn, Michigan.

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  10. Handicapping the 6th CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Nobody outside the confines of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals knows what or when a three-judge panel will decide six crucial same-sex marriages cases heard earlier this month.

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  11. Local opinions differ on Amish haircutting caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    Their convictions for federal hate crimes have been overturned, but Sam Mullet and those convicted of crimes for following his orders will remain incarcerated a at least for the time being.

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  12. Federal Appeals Court Endorses a Heckler's Veto of Provocative PreachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Two years ago, Ruben Chavez, Arthur Fisher, and Joshua DeLosSantos, members of a Christian evangelical group known as Bible Believers, attracted a hostile crowd while preaching hellfire and damnation at the Arab International Festival in Dearborn, Michigan.

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  13. Was the Samuel Mullet-Amish beard-cutting attack a hate crime? Editorial Board RoundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Cleveland.com

    A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has ruled 2-1 to overturn the 2012 hate-crime convictions of an Amish bishop and his followers who attacked other Amish believers by cutting the men's beards and the women's hair.

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  14. Court Overturns Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard Cutting CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | KKLA-FM Glendale

    The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has overturned the former hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men who cut the hair and beards of other Amish community members in 2011.

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  15. Clay Twp. neighbors in disputeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Press

    Oral arguments were heard Wednesday by the Ohio Supreme Court in a case that centers on a civil stalking protection order issued against a Clay Township man.

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  16. California Man Sues Little Caesars for Denying Health Benefits to HusbandRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Towleroad

    ... ains illegal in Michigan, although the voter-approved ban is currently awaiting ruling by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The state also has no protection against discrimination in the workplace for LGBT individuals.

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  17. Amish Hate-Crime Convictions OverturnedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Courthouse News Service

    Overturning hate-crime convictions against a group of Amish who cut the beards and hair of those they deemed hypocrites, the 6th Circuit said religion may not have been the prime motivation behind the attacks.

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  18. 6th Circuit reverses hate-crime convictions of Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacksRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | ABA Journal

    A federal appeals court has reversed the hate-crime convictions of 16 members of an Amish sect in Ohio accused of cutting the beards and hair of others.

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  19. Appeals court reinstates suit by Detroit cop Tasered in '06 traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Detroit News

    ... Hills, Kenneth G. Galica, said the city will file a petition for rehearing by the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, citing the dissent. He said the city has other grounds to argue that the suit should be tossed out, including a videotape of the ...

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  20. At third federal sentencing, elderly child porn defendant gets one...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    Regular readers and hard-core federal sentencing fans are familiar with the long-running dispute over the sentencing of child porn downloader Richard Bistline.

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