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  1. Commissioner to re-activate $500K campaign donation caseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KFBB

    Commissioner of Political Practices Jonathan Motl says his office is re-activating a complaint against 2012 Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Hill for accepting a $500,000 donation. That complaint and 15 others had been suspended while a lawsuit challenging Montana's campaign contribution limits was before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.


  2. Ninth Circuit: California Law Allows Prejudgment Interest Demand Without Judgment on DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    On May 12, the Ninth Circuit held that a debt collection letter did not violate the FDCPA or California's Rosenthal Act where the amount of the debt was certain, even though the debt collector had not yet obtained a judgment. Diaz v.


  3. Supreme Court lets stand Alameda prescription drug lawRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFBay

    The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday declined to review a federal appeals court ruling upholding a pioneering Alameda County law that requires prescription drug makers to pay for drug disposal programs, according to county officials. The decision means that the county ordinance enacted in 2012, the first of its kind in the nation, remains in effect despite repeated appeals by pharmaceuticals manufacturers.


  4. Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limitsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    States may cap political donors' campaign contributions only if they can show that those limits are preventing corruption or the appearance of corruption, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The ruling, which affects the nine states under the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, uses the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision to raise the bar for states to justify limiting campaign donations in state elections.


  5. High Court Won't Hear NVIDIA Securities CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Proving that an apparent circuit split isn't always a ticket to the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices on Tuesday declined to review whether a company's failure to abide by a certain securities regulation can give rise to fraud claims. The Supreme Court denied a petition for certiorari lodged by lawyers at Kahn Swick & Foti and Brower Piven, who represent plaintiffs in a proposed securities fraud class action against the technology company NVIDIA Corp. Last year NVIDIA convinced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that the plaintiffs' claims were properly thrown out, a ruling that stands as a result of Tuesday's cert denial.


  6. Hans A. von Spakovsky 1 hour ago A May 8 decision of the Ninth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | National Review Online

    May 8 decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has given new attorney general Loretta Lynch her first public test: Will she break from Eric Holder's policies by enforcing voting-rights law on a race-neutral basis, as Congress intended, or will she continue Holder's non-neutral enforcement policy? For those who don't remember, in 2011 the Center for Individual Rights and J. Christian Adams filed a lawsuit against the U.S. territory of Guam on behalf of Arnold Davis, a retired Air Force officer. The suit alleged blatant racial discrimination by the territorial government after it had refused to allow Davis to register for a plebiscite over Guam's future relationship with the United States because he is white.


  7. FDA's decision on CBD likely to be overturned after more info comes in, exec saysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

    An executive with one of the companies promoting cannabidiol for dietary supplements believes that FDA's recent determination that the compound is not a legal dietary ingredient is premature and will be overturned. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non narcotic fraction of Cannabis sativa .


  8. Montana's rule on campaign contribution limits is headed back to courtRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said a federal district judge applied the wrong legal standard when he struck down the limitations as a violation of the 1st Amendment. The case will return to district court, where the judge will have to reconsider the issue under terms set down by the 9th Circuit.


  9. Kozinski Predicts Harsh Words From High CourtRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    With the 9th Circuit refusing to rehear securities claims against drugmaker Amgen, several judges traded heated words Tuesday over the case. "We're at it again," Judge Alex Kozinski said, chastising his colleagues for falling prey to a habit of ignoring dictates from the U.S. Supreme Court.


  10. Legal bills top $250K in county's road fight with fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Elko, Nev. a Elko County's legal bills have climbed past $250,000 with no end in sight in a 16-year-old court battle with environmentalists and the U.S. government over control of a remote Forest Service road near the Idaho line.


  11. Supreme Court agrees to hear redistricting case based on voters, not populationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a major shift in how political districts are drawn nationwide by counting only citizens who can vote, not the total population. If the justices eventually rule for the conservative group that appealed the issue, the decision could dilute the political power of Latinos, especially in large states such as Texas, California and Florida.


  12. Supreme Court Grants Cert In U.S. Navy Texting SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On May 18, 2015, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider the issue of whether a proposed class action is mooted when the named plaintiff receives an offer of complete relief on his claim. See Campbell-Ewald Co.


  13. Half a Loaf May Not Be Too Bad: The 9th Circuit Affirms Most of...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals granted part of a petition challenging EPA's approval of California's SIP for ozone and PM 2.5 in the San Joaquin Valley. While the trade press has been focusing on the partial reversal, I think that EPA won much more than it lost.


  14. Supreme Court: Big Pharma must pay for prescription drug disposal in Alameda CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Alameda County can force the pharmaceutical industry to pay for collection and disposal of unused drugs that otherwise would end up in the bay, in groundwater or in the hands of abusers, the Supreme Court ruled in a precedent-setting case Tuesday. Drug companies now will have to pay perhaps billions of dollars to collect and destroy used drugs as counties nationwide follow suit and pass similar ordinances, officials predicted Tuesday.


  15. City wins in long-fought lawsuitsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice

    ... as a violation of federal Civil Rights. After years of waiting, the case was heard by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Earlier this month, the appellate court handed down a verdict siding with the city and rejecting Teresi's claims. In the ...


  16. Court to hear arguments on preserving judge's emailsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KFBB

    A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday over whether a court order is needed to preserve hundreds of racist and inappropriate emails sent by Montana's former chief U.S. District Court judge. Attorneys for the judiciary want U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland, California, to reconsider her March order to preserve the emails of former Judge Richard Cebull.


  17. U.S. Border Patrol and ACLU to Argue Dismissing Cross-Border Shooting CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Phoenix New Times

    Border Patrol agents stood behind the fence at the top of this precipice and shot Jose Antonio Elana Rodriguez in the back Oral arguments will begin this afternoon over a motion to dismiss in Rodriguez v Swartz , a widely-publicized lawsuit concerning the shooting of 16-year-old Mexican national Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez by U.S. Border Patrol agents on October 10, 2012. In question is whether, and under what circumstances, U.S. Constitutional protections and laws extend beyond the border.


  18. Dismissal Of Securities Fraud Class Action Against Yahoo! Affirmed By Ninth CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On May 15, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a putative securities fraud class action against Yahoo! In re: Yahoo! Inc. Sec. Litig. , No.


  19. Supreme Court to hear case that could change how voting districts are drawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    If the justices eventually rule in favor of the appeal it could dilute the political power of Latinos in large states like Texas, California and Florida. If the justices eventually rule in favor of the appeal it could dilute the political power of Latinos in large states like Texas, California and Florida.


  20. States Can't Be Sued Over Low Medicaid Rates, Supreme Court RulesRead the original story

    Monday | The Heartland Institute

    ... allowing them to sue in court if the state failed to adhere to the law's requirements. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled there was such a cause of action, but the Supreme Court reversed the decision and ruled Congress had not included a ...