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  1. Appeals court upholds assault weapons banRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    A U.S. appeals court Monday upheld a Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban that had become a focus in the statewide debate over gun control, though a dissenting judge sharply criticized the majority opinion. In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago concluded the city of Highland Park's 2013 ban does not violate the Second Amendment, saying municipalities ought to have leeway in deciding how to regulate firearms.

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  2. US court upholds Chicago suburb's assault weapons banRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    A U.S. appeals court Monday upheld a Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban that had become a focus in the statewide debate over gun control, though a dissenting judge sharply criticized the majority opinion.

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  3. 7th Circuit Court Rules Bans on 'Assault Weapons' Can Be Based on FeelingsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    In a stunning 2-1 decision published today that upheld a City of Highland Park, Illinois ordinance that prohibits the possession of so-called "assault weapons" and "large-capacity magazines, " Seventh Circuit Cout of Appeals Judge Frank Easterbrook held that [a]nother constitutional principle is relevant: the Constitution establishes a federal republic where local differences are cherished as elements of liberty, rather than eliminated in a search for national uniformity. McDonald circumscribes the scope of permissible experimentation by state and local governments, but it does not foreclose all possibility of experimentation.

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  4. US court upholds Highland Parka s assault weapons banRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A U.S. appeals court Monday upheld a Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban that had become a focus in the statewide debate over gun control, though a dissenting judge sharply criticized the majority opinion. In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago concluded the city of Highland Park's 2013 ban does not violate the Second Amendment, saying municipalities ought to have leeway in deciding how to regulate firearms.

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  5. Appeal likely after court upholds assault weapons banRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The president of the Illinois State Rifle Association says he expects an appeal of a court ruling upholding a Chicago suburb's ban on assault weapons. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on Monday declared Highland Park's assault weapons ban constitutional.

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  6. Navajo Prisoner Entitled to Venison, Colored Bandana: 7th Cir.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FindLaw

    Add David Schlemm to the list. He's a member of the Navajo tribe, imprisoned in Wisconsin, who wants to be able to practice certain religious rituals, namely eating venison and wearing a multicolored bandana while praying.

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  7. Highland Park's Assault Weapons Ban UpheldRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago declared the city's assault weapons ban constitutional , the Chicago Tribune reports. The Highland Park city council voted to ban assault weapons in 2013, but a local pediatrician joined with the Illinois State Rifle Association in a lawsuit seeking an injunction from it being enforced.

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  8. Appeals court upholds Highland Park assault weapons banRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    In a 2-to-1 decision, a panel from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago declared the village's's assault weapons ban constitutional. The 12-page majority opinion says the prohibition doesn't violate the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution because it leaves would-be gun owners other options.

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  9. U.S. Supreme Court takes no action on John Doe lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The U.S. Supreme Court Monday took no action on whether to hear a lawsuit seeking to block a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and its dealings with allied groups, leaving the decision for future days. The U.S. Supreme Court Monday took no action on whether to hear a lawsuit seeking to block a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign and its dealings with allied groups, leaving the decision for future days.

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  10. Judge Richard Young Honored with James Bethel Gresham Freedom AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WEHT

    The Evansville Bar Association recognized Honorable Richard Young by presenting the James Bethel Gresham Award to him on Friday. According to the Evansville Bar Association, Judge Young has been legally serving the community since 1980.

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  11. Kids, gay marriage and the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Hill

    On April 28, advocates for LGBT rights will press the Supreme Court for a nationwide right to marry for same-sex couples. By all accounts, the coming Supreme Court battle will look much like the last, with LGBT advocates arguing that the Constitution protects a fundamental right to marry and that gay couples deserve the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts.

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  12. Ind. Decisions - Judge Kanne on the use of 'plead' and 'pled'; 'The...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Indiana Law Blog

    Ind. Decisions - Judge Kanne on the use of "plead" and "pled"; "The use of 'pled' in our recent case was not accidental." [Updated] On Monday the ILB had a post titled "Ind.

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  13. Court Hears Appeal In $9 Billion Chevron Ecuador DebacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | FindLaw

    More than 22 years ago, environmental advocates accused Texaco, later acquired by Chevron, of polluting the Amazonian rainforest homeland of 30,000 Ecuadorians. Since then, the controversy has produced reams of media coverage , a well-received documentary, and a judgment of nearly $9 billion against Chevron.

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  14. Advertising Law - April 2015 #2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | jdsupra.com

    ... to full constitutional protection. A federal district court agreed with Jewel-Osco, but the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed last year , finding the ad to be commercial speech and therefore subject to the laws invoked by Jordan. It ...

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  15. Across the Region: April 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Minnesota Lawyer

    The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over. The justices voted 6-3 in favor of a driver who was found to have methamphetamine in his car.

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  16. Appeals court: Navajo inmate can wear headband, eat venisonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Navajo Times

    David Schlemm filed a lawsuit in 2011 demanding he be allowed to wear a headband while he prays and eat a special venison meal to celebrate his tribe's Ghost Feast. U.S. District Judge William Conley ruled last summer that prison rules prohibiting headbands and a lack of venison don't create a substantial burden on Schlemm's religious practices.

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  17. Court: Imprisoned Navajo can eat venison in religious observanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  18. Bad Airport Interviews No Basis for Discrediting Asylum SeekerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | FindLaw

    A Mongolian business man will get a second chance at asylum after the Seventh Circuit found that his credibility was inappropriately denied based on poorly conducted airport interviews. Gonchigsharav Nadmid had arrived in the United States in 2009, seeking asylum from alleged corruption and abuse by Mongolian politicians.

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  19. Instapundit >> Blog Archive >> WILL SCOTUS AGREE TO HEAR WISCONSIN "JOHN DOE" CASE?: The Supreme Court will decide Friday whetherRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Instapundit.com

    WILL SCOTUS AGREE TO HEAR WISCONSIN "JOHN DOE" CASE?: The Supreme Court will decide Friday whether to grant review on a case relating to the infamous Wisconsin "John Doe" investigation of conservative groups that supported Governor Scott Walker and his reform of public sector union collective bargaining. The case, O'Keefe v.

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  20. U.S. Oriental Institute sends back ancient Iranian artifactsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tehran Times

    The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago has sent back a collection of 108 ancient Iranian tablets and artifacts, which had been loaned to the university in 1962 for study. The collection arrived at the Imam Khomeini International Airport on a Lufthansa flight in the early hours of Wednesday, Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization announced in a press release.

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