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  1. Supreme Court: Lead Case May ProceedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    A teenager's lawsuit alleging lead-paint poisoning may go forward, even though he cannot say which company's paint caused the problem. The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge by paint makers to Wisconsin's "risk contribution" theory of liability, allowing the teen's suit - and almost 200 others - to move forward.

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  2. HSBC wins reversal of $2.46 billion Household judgmentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said HSBC and three former Household International Inc executives were entitled to a new trial over whether "firm-specific, nonfraud factors" contributed to a plunge in Household's share price that was the basis for the shareholder lawsuit, which began in August 2002. "As things stand, the record reflects only the expert's general statement that any such information was insignificant," Circuit Judge Diane Sykes wrote for a three-judge panel, referring to a witness for the plaintiffs, law professor Daniel Fischel.

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  3. Circuit Courts Strike Blows Against Religious LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    ... must cover contraception in violation of their religious freedom. On Tuesday, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Notre Dame could not reject healthcare coverage of contraception under the Obamacare contraceptive mandate. In fact, the ...

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  4. Court Won't Exempt Notre Dame from Birth Control ProvisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Townhall

    A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to temporarily be exempt from a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires the Catholic school's insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students and staff. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 on Tuesday that an exemption provided by President Barack Obama's administration allows Notre Dame to avoid directly paying for contraceptives, and therefore doesn't force the school to violate its religious beliefs.

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  5. UPDATE 2-HSBC wins reversal of $2.46 billion Household judgmentRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    A U.S. appeals court on Thursday reversed a $2.46 billion judgment against HSBC Holdings Plc in a long-running securities fraud class action stemming from a consumer finance business it bought more than a decade ago. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said HSBC and three former Household International Inc executives were entitled to a new trial over whether "firm-specific, nonfraud factors" contributed to a plunge in Household's share price that was the basis for the shareholder lawsuit, which began in August 2002.

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  6. Court at the Fox River Site Opens Door to Superfund DivisibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On May 19, a district court ruled that a company had established divisibility for its liability at a major downstream segment of the Fox River mega-site in Wisconsin, capping its liability for that segment at 28%. This same court had initially held that the company, NCR, was jointly and severally liable for PCB contamination at the site.

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  7. Appeals court denies Notre Dame's appeal in birth control caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request for a preliminary injunction that would exempt it from a law requiring its health insurance providers to cover contraceptives costs for students and employees. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago decided in a 2-1 ruling Tuesday that an accommodation by the Obama administration provides "no suggestion" that Notre Dame is involved in the contraception coverage of its health care providers.

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  8. HSBC wins new trial in $2.46 billion Household caseRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    May 21 A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said HSBC Holdings Plc is entitled to a new trial in a long-running securities fraud case that led to a $2.46 billion judgment against a consumer finance business it bought more than 12 years ago. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said HSBC Finance Corp, once known as Household International Inc, deserves a new trial over whether firm-specific, non-fraud factors contributed to the decline in Household's stock price that was the basis for the class action lawsuit.

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  9. UPDATE 1-HSBC wins reversal of $2.46 billion Household judgmentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    A U.S. appeals court on Thursday reversed a $2.46 billion judgment against HSBC Holdings Plc in a long-running securities fraud class action stemming from a consumer finance business it bought more than a decade ago. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago said HSBC and three former Household International Inc executives were entitled to a new trial over whether "firm-specific, nonfraud factors" contributed to the stock price decline that was the basis for the shareholder lawsuit, which began in August 2002.

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  10. Federal appeals court rejects Notre Dame's plea for exemption from birth control mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jurist

    Last June, in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores [opinion, PDF], the US Supreme Court ruled that for profit businesses that are "closely held" may be exempted [JURIST report] from the birth-control mandate of the Affordable Care Act [HHS materials] if the owners had a religious objection to one or more mandated birth control devices or method.

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  11. Voter ID education seeks to avoid disenfranchisementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OnMilwaukee

    On a recent Saturday morning, John Hill opened Hill's Campaign Headquarters Store at 7984 W. Appleton Ave. a place people know as the "Old Obama Office" for an information session to educate residents on Wisconsin's voter ID requirements. The location served as a headquarters for the highly touted grassroots campaign that catapulted the president into office in 2008.

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  12. Appeals court rules against Notre Dame in healthcare mandate fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | World Magazine

    The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today denied the University of Notre Dame's request for immediate relief from Obamacare's contraceptive and abortifacient mandate. It is the first time a lower court has refused to grant a temporary exemption to a non-profit based on the Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case.

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  13. Deja Vu: 7th Again Denies Injunction in Notre Dame ACA CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    Notre Dame has again been denied injunctive relief in its challenge to Obamacare's contraceptive mandate. The Catholic university had claimed that being connected in even the most minor way to the provision of birth control to its faculty and students violated its religious beliefs.

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  14. Religious nonprofits lose Obamacare contraception mandate court ruling second time this weekRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    A federal appeals court said Wednesday it will not reconsider a pro-life ministry's plea for relief from Obamacare's birth control mandate, dealing a second blow in as many days to religious nonprofits who say the administration is ignoring its strongly held beliefs and signals from the Supreme Court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said a majority of its judges decided not to rehear the lawsuit from Priests for Life, after a three-judge panel rejected its claims in November.

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  15. Appeals Court Eviscerates Notre Dame's Objections to Contraception AccommodationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Religion Dispatched

    The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has again rejected Notre Dame's complaint that the accommodation to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate is a "substantial burden" on its religious liberty and denied its request for an injuction. The Seventh Circuit had made the same ruling previously, but was ordered by the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider the ruling in light of the Hobby Lobby decision.

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  16. Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit reaffirms its Notre Dame ACA opinion,...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Indiana Law Blog

    On March 9th, the SCOTUS sent Notre Dame v. Sebelius back to the 7th Circuit. As Lawrence Hurley reported on March 9th for Reuters : The Supreme Court on Monday threw out an appeals court decision that went against the University of Notre Dame over its religious objections to the Obamacare health law's contraception requirement.

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  17. Federal Judge Bars Enforcement Of Restrictive D.C. Concealed Carry LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Outside the Beltway

    ... ability to carry a concealed weapon. The most notable of those decisions came from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which struck down Illinois's restrictive concealed carry law. Rather than appealing that ruling, the state revised their laws in ...

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  18. Locke Lord QuickStudy: No Remedy For Travel Delays Under EU 261 In The U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | JD Supra

    Unexpected delays are one of the inherent risks of travel. Mindful of the impact of such events, regulators in the EU promulgated a scheme of compensation available to travelers affected by substantial delays, to be paid by the responsible airline.

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  19. Former inmate graduates from law schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | ABA Journal

    Law grad Jarrett Adams-who spent 10 years in prison before his rape conviction was overturned-received his law degree on Saturday, CBS Chicago reports. Adams was profiled as part of a feature on exonerees in this month's ABA Journal.

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  20. Ind. Courts - 'Appeals court hears challenge to Indianapolis smoking ban'Read the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Indiana Law Blog

    An Indiana Court of Appeals panel heard oral argument yesterday in the case of Whistle Stop Inn et al v. City of Indianapolis et al .

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