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  1. Statement on Dutton/Rinaldi/Huffines Amendment by Open Carry Texas PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    Texas Peace Officers who oppose the " Dutton/Rinaldi/Huffines " amendment that forbids law enforcement from demanding to see the papers of Texans lawfully open carrying a holstered handgun have been wrong on basically every major piece of gun legislation over the past several decades. They have predicted doom and gloom.

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  2. 6th Circuit Affirms $112 Million JudgmentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    The 6th Circuit upheld a $112 million judgment against a Ponzi operator whose most unfortunate victim, former Red Wings hockey player Sergei Fedorov, lost $40 million to the scam. Joseph Paul Zada used his company Zada Enterprises to sell bogus investments in Saudi Arabian oil to dozens of victims, promising them "returns of up to 40 percent in as little as two months," Judge Raymond Kethledge wrote for the unanimous three-judge panel in its May 21 opinion.

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  3. Court overturns ruling allowing tunneling under Burr OakRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    An appeals court has overturned a federal judge's decision to allow tunneling beneath Burr Oak State Park in southeastern Ohio. In a ruling on Thursday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered U.S. District Judge James Graham to reinstate an Army Corps of Engineers lawsuit against Buckingham Coal Co.

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  4. Indiana Paid $1.4 Million Fighting Legal Challenges To Gay Marriage BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | On Top Magazine

    According to state officials, Indiana paid more than $1.4 million in fees fighting five federal court cases that challenged the state's ban on gay marriage. The cases were resolved last year when the Supreme Court refused to hear appeals in two cases decided by lower courts in favor of the plaintiffs.

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  5. Appeals court upholds unjust enrichment rulingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Press

    A judgment against a woman for unjust enrichment stemming from her stay at a Gibsonburg health care facility has been upheld by the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals. Miniet had been a resident of the Wood Lane Health Care facility since 2008, In August 2012, she lost her Medicaid benefits and didn't pay the facility from October 2012 through November 2013, when she was discharged and moved to another facility, according to court records.

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  6. Better Off Without the FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... For more of Ron Paul's reports, Go Here Now . 2015 by Ron Paul Institute This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA's metadata collection program was not authorized in U.S. . . .

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  7. Court: Warden can be sued for placing amputee in prison 'hole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Windsor Beacon

    The former warden of Michigan's prison for women can be sued for placing a prisoner who was a double amputee and suffering from an infection inside a segregation cell that was not equipped for the handicapped, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals said in an opinion released Friday. Former Warden Susan Davis of Huron Valley Women's Facility claimed she couldn't be sued because, although she placed prisoner Martinique Stoudemire in the cell area known as "the hole" in 2006, she relied on medical staff to alert her if there was a problem and wasn't aware Stoudemire had to change her own dressings and defecate on the floor.

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  8. 3 anti-nuclear activists released from federal prisonRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Wisconsin Gazette

    An 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists who vandalized a uranium storage bunker were released from prison earlier this month. Attorney Marc Shapiro says Sister Megan Rice was released just hours after 66-year-old Michael Walli and 59-year-old Greg Boertje-Obed also were let out of prison.

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  9. Sixth Circuit Upholds Discriminatory Michigan Ballot Access LawRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Ballot Access News

    On May 20, the Sixth Circuit upheld the aspect of Michigan ballot access laws for new parties that requires newly-qualifying parties to submit approximately twice as many signatures as the number of votes needed for an established party to remain on the ballot. Erard v Michigan Secretary of State, 14-1873.

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  10. EEOC Takes On Transgender Discrimination Under Title VIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | JD Supra

    On April 21, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan ruled that the EEOC may proceed with sex discrimination claims on behalf of a transgender plaintiff. This litigation is one of two actions filed by the EEOC in September 2014 alleging that employers violated Title VII by discriminating against transgender employees on the basis of sex.

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  11. Even Under the ADA, Some Jobs Require Being On-Site; Court of Appeals Decision Offers LessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | JD Supra

    Last month in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co. , 782 F.3d 753 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found that a Ford employee was not qualified for her job under the ADA because she was not able to come to work on a regular basis.

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  12. State Withheld Evidence in Cop's Murder TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | FindLaw

    Prosecutors impermissibly withheld potentially exculpatory evidence in their prosecution of an Ohio police lieutenant for the death of his wife. Thomas Barton was convicted of involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly hired a man to "scare" his wife by staging a robbery, only for the plan to go wrong and Barton's wife to end up dead.

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  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | ClickOnDetroit

    An ex-financial adviser to former Detroit Red Wings star Sergei Fedorov will have to repay the hockey player and more than 20 other people after selling them fake investments in overseas oil. Joseph Zada's Ponzi scheme cost Fedorov $43 million.

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  14. ProMedica decision enables aggressive approach to hospital merger enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Hospital impact

    ... efficiencies to offset its anticompetitive effects . After the full commission and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the ALJ's decision to unwind the merger, ProMedica sought Supreme Court review. ProMedica's lawyers challenged the FTC's ...

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  15. Michigan Solicitor General heading home to Jackson to deliver commencement addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | MLive.com

    A notable alumnus is returning to Jackson Christian School to inspire and send this year's graduates on their way. Aaron Lindstrom, Michigan's Solicitor General, is delivering the keynote address during commencement ceremonies at 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, at First Church of the Nazarene, 3905 Clinton Way.

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  16. 'Continuing-violations' doctrine doesn't save suit vs. hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Michigan Lawyers Weekly

    A judge properly dismissed a lawsuit filed by black hospital employees whose jobs were reassigned after a white patient's guardian no longer wanted them caring for the patient, says the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  17. The Good Guys Win One: 3 Nuclear 'Saboteurs' Go FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Kos

    ... unexpectedly freed. Their attorneys won their appeal of the sabotage convictions from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-1 decision issued on May 8. The judges' excoriation of the government's absurd argument that the two 60-something ...

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  18. Kentucky Bar Association, Movant v. Eric C. Deters, RespondentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | FindLaw

    ... Deters to pay $12,765.45. Deters appealed the district judge's determination to the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. a Finding no abuse of discretion, the Sixth Circuit upheld the district judge's sanction. a The Sixth Circuit noted that Deters ...

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  19. Three Anti-Nuclear Activists Released from Federal PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WTVC

    An 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists who vandalized a uranium storage bunker were released from prison on Saturday, their lawyer said. Attorney Marc Shapiro says Sister Megan Rice was released just hours after 66-year-old Michael Walli and 59-year-old Greg Boertje-Obed also were let out of prison.

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  20. Supreme Court rules on 'three strikes' provision of prisoner status lawRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Jurist

    Tollefson [SCOTUSblog materials] that a dismissal of a prisoner's lawsuit that is still appealable does count as one of three allotted "strikes" that limits other suits by the prisoner. The "three-strike" provision of the Prison Litigation Reform Act [text] bars an inmate from filing a new lawsuit over prison conditions after three prior lawsuits had failed on the grounds of lack of merit.

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