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  1. Appeals court: Ohio school can deny student's medical degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Record

    A federal appeals court has ruled that a university in Cleveland can deny a medical degree for a student if the school decides the student lacks professionalism. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned a lower court ruling that ordered Case Western Reserve University to give Amir Al-Dabagh a degree.

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  2. Appeals Court: Ohio School Can Deny Studenta s Medical DegreeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    A federal appeals court has ruled that a university in Cleveland can deny a medical degree for a student if the school decides the student lacks professionalism.

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  3. Court: CWRU can deny degree to 'unprofessional' studentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The BIG One

    A federal appeals court has ruled that Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University can deny a medical degree for a student if the school decides the student lacks professionalism. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned a lower court ruling that ordered Case Western to give Amir Al-Dabagh a degree.

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  4. Schuette's Cowardly Plea To DiscriminateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pridesource.com

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's op-ed in Sunday's Detroit Free Press attempted to defend his decision to continue fighting marriage equality all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. He argued it is his duty, and that he has no choice but to uphold the law and follow directives of federal judges.

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  5. Is The Michigan Tea Party Movement About To Erupt In A Civil War?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pridesource.com

    Well if the posts on social media are any indication, the long simmering battle for control of the movement being waged by social conservatives and economic conservatives may very well be erupting into a full-fledged and public not-so-civil war of words. The movement has been in a tizzy for weeks since word broke that Dave Agema, the Republican National Committeeman from Michigan, had posted a link to a white nationalist website.

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  6. Nagging Questions Behind 6th Circuit Marriage CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pridesource.com

    There is at least one small nagging question looming over the happy news that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeals of same-sex couples challenging laws in four states that refuse to license or recognize their marriages. Most legal observers are saying these four cases -- from Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky -- will be the means by which the Supreme Court will strike down such laws in 22 states.

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  7. City says settlement saved moneyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    The costly settlement the Collins administration and Toledo City Council approved this week with police command officers was a legal surrender that avoided a possibly much larger payout. Still, the $1.27 million that will be split among 149 police sergeants, lieutenants, and captains could have been used to resurface at least five miles of residential streets or kept the city's pools open for at least four summers.

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  8. Supreme Court Rejects Analysis of Duration of Retiree Benefits As Contrary to Contract LawRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On January 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States resolved a long-standing dispute between the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the remainder of the federal judiciary in a case concerning the extent to which retiree health care benefits provided for in a collective bargaining agreement become vested where the agreement is silent on their duration. Justice Thomas, delivering the opinion of a unanimous Court, disagreed with the judgment of the Sixth Circuit, which had ruled in a number of prior instances that silence in a collective bargaining agreement regarding the duration of bargained-for retiree health care benefits should be construed as evidence of the parties' intention that those benefits vest and continue indefinitely.

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  9. Employer Error in Advising Employee of Eligibility for FMLA Leave Can Have Enduring ConsequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Family and Medical Leave Act does not require all employers to grant leave to all employees. One condition for eligibility requires an employee to work at, or within 75 miles of, a site at which the employer employs at least 50 employees.

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  10. High Court Rules for Employer in Retiree Benefits CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CFO

    The Supreme Court rules that a company had not committed to providing free health insurance to retirees in a collective bargaining agreement. The U.S. Supreme Court has discarded a legal rule that said the absence of a termination provision specifically addressing retiree benefits in a collective bargaining agreement expressed an intent to vest those benefits for life.

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  11. FCC Clarifies That Competitive Cable Franchising Rules Do Not Preempt ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Nearly eight years after issuing its so-called " 621 Order " limiting local governments' actions and authority over competitive cable franchising, and its 2007 Second Report and Order which extended to incumbent cable operators many of those same findings, the Federal Communications Commission issued an Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order on Jan. 21, 2015. The Commission clarified that the franchising rules and findings it extended to incumbent cable operators in the Second Report and Order do not apply to any state laws governing cable television operators, or to any state-level cable franchising process.

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  12. Light Up or Leave Me Alone: Medical Marijuana is an Ongoing Challenge for EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The 2014 election had four major marijuana ballot initiatives. Recreational legalization initiatives passed in Alaska, Washington State and the District of Columbia.

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  13. Case Western Reserve University can revoke medical degree because student lacked...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... total performance" of all students, was correct in denying the degree, according to the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. "We are grateful that the appellate court recognized that universities are uniquely qualified to make academic judgments," ...

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  14. Supreme Court Rejects Yard-Man: Ordinary Contract Principles Apply...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court has unanimously vacated a Sixth Circuit ruling that a collective bargaining agreement vested retirees with lifetime medical benefits. M&G Polymers USA, LLC v.

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  15. When the pillars of justice fall, everyone losesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Earlier this week, the Daily Record reported that the Supreme Court recently denied cert in a case from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals where a plaintiff was attempting to sue a Michigan state court judge who, while presiding over the plaintiff's and his ex-wife's felony child support case, was having an affair with the ex-wife. The 6th Circuit, while describing the judge's conduct as "a deeply troubling pattern of personal and professional misconduct," held the judge's actions were covered by judicial immunity.

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  16. U.S. Supreme Court Rejects the Yard-Man Inference Vesting Lifetime Benefits for Union RetireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    In M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett , 1 the U.S. Supreme Court overturned three decades of precedent by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, unanimously ruling that, when no specific provision in a collective-bargaining agreement addresses the duration of retiree benefits, reviewing courts may not infer that the parties intended those benefits to vest for life.

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  17. Supreme Court knocks down benefits for union retireesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Columbia Daily Herald

    The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on the future of old union contracts that had promised lifetime health benefits for retired workers and their families. In a case seen as a victory for corporate America, the justices ruled that those promises are not "vested" rights unless they are spelled out in "clear and express language."

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  18. Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    In this April 5, 2014 file photo, people walk past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, Mormon leaders made a national appeal for what they called a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom, promising to support some housing and job protections for gays if they back some exemptions for religious objectors to same-sex marriage.

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  19. Court of Appeals Decision Highlights Kentucky Water Pollution, Permitting LoopholesRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today issued its decision in a case involving selenium water pollution from ICG Hazard's Thunder Ridge surface mine in Leslie County, Kentucky. Although the court ultimately declined to hold the company accountable, it did recognize that the mine is discharging toxic selenium pollution at levels that exceed those necessary to maintain healthy streams.

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  20. Best of 2009: "While my guitar gently weeps"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Likelihood of Confusion

    One of the first posts on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION was about Gibson Guitar Corp. v. Paul Reed Smith Guitars, LP , 70 UPSQ2d 1911 , and the question of whether "only a Gibson guitar can make a Gibson-looking guitar."

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