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  1. Couple to be sentenced in fatal Pacific Palisades hit and runRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Couple will be sentenced after pleading no contest in the hit-run death of a young man walking home at 3 a.m. The young man, drunk after a post-Christmas party, was walking home just before 3 a.m. along a dark, tree-lined street in Pacific Palisades. Security cameras captured the car before the collision and after the driver fled, but exactly what happened in between was murky.

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  2. Federal appeals court urges crackdown on sexual misconduct by policeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A federal appeals court called on police departments Thursday to investigate and discipline officers who engage in sexual misconduct with crime victims and others involved in investigations. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made the exhortation in the dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Glendale by a man who said he was wrongly prosecuted because his wife had an affair with the Glendale police officer who arrested him.

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  3. Oxy pays confidential sum to settle Peru pollution caseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Indigenous communities that sued Occidental Petroleum over contamination in Peru's northern Amazon have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the California-based oil company will pay them an undisclosed sum. The amount is confidential, under a settlement that was reached in 2013 in Los Angeles federal court but not announced until Thursday.

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  4. Mercury News editorial: Gun decision for Sunnyvale gratifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the city's ban on possessing high-capacity magazines that was approved by 66 percent of voters in 2013 as part of Measure C. The magazines are suited for mass killing and are overkill for home defense, unless you've ticked off a band of laid-off Blackwater mercenaries. The federal appeals court said communities can regulate firearms without trampling the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

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  5. Oxy pays undisclosed fine to settle pollution caseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Lima, Peru a Indigenous communities that sued Occidental Petroleum over contamination in Peru's northern Amazon have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the California-based oil company will pay them an undisclosed sum. The amount is confidential, under a settlement that was reached in 2013 in Los Angeles federal court but not announced until Thursday.

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  6. FDIC Can Be Held Liable for Loan-Contract BreachRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    The FDIC can be held liable for violating the terms of a contract that a bank entered into before it failed and went into receivership, the 9th Circuit ruled. In 2007, Professional Business Bank sold a fifty percent interest in a commercial loan made to Al's Garden Art to First Heritage Bank.

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  7. 9th Cir. Won't Enjoin Sunnyvale, Calif.'s Gun-Control OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | FindLaw

    By now, we know that states and local governments can't unduly burden an individual's right to own a gun. That hasn't stopped governments from coming up with other ways to enact meaningful gun regulations, though.

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  8. 9th Circuit Win for Disabled Pier 1 ShopperRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    In the latest chapter of an 11-year lawsuit against Pier 1 Imports, the 9th Circuit partly upheld the ruling for a disabled shopper at one of the chain's California stores. The case Byron Chapman filed against the retailer in 2004, regarding architectural features at a Pier 1 in Vacaville that acted as a barrier to his wheelchair, has already gone before the federal appeals court three times.

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  9. Suit over Glendale officer's affair with defendant's wife dismissedRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against Glendale on Thursday by a man who said he was wrongly prosecuted because his estranged wife was having an affair with a police officer on the case. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals condemned the police officer's conduct but said the arrest and prosecution were warranted by the evidence.

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  10. U.S. Cooperation Is Needed to Help Strengthen the Rule of Law in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    The U.S.-China relationship is on an upward swing these days, buoyed by successful meetings between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping during last November's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. The conditions appear better than ever for the U.S. to help China bring back up to 150 individuals accused of corruption and economic crimes in China, who are at large in the United States.

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  11. Arizona Won't Fine Tucson Schools Over Ethnic Studies CoursesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Switched

    Arizona state officials won't strip Tucson public schools of 10 percent of its funding for alleged infractions against a state law restricting the teaching of ethnic studies. Tuesday's announcement by Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas, a Republican, came after her predecessor cited the teaching of Mexican history, lyrics by the band Rage Against the Machine and an essay by hip hop artist KRS-One Douglas said the fines weren't necessary because Tucson Unified School District had cooperated with state requests to monitor the curriculum.

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  12. With Highly Anticipated Copyright Decision, The AutoHop Litigation Is Coming to a CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    In 2012, DISH Network announced two novel product offerings that would result in considerable backlash from the four major broadcast television networks and set in motion a three-year, wide-ranging, multi-front battle with the networks. As the dust now begins to settle, the copyright litigation has resulted in important precedents that will help define the boundaries under the Copyright Act for the multi-channel programming distribution industry.

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  13. Omissions Regarding "Known Trends" in a 10-Q Report May Support a Securities Fraud ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    ... The Second Circuit's decision is in conflict with a decision announced last year from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (covering the western states including California). The Ninth Circuit previously held that "Item 303 does not create a duty to ...

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  14. Gun rights showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Adding fresh ammo to the gun rights debate, a federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Sunnyvale's law restricting high-capacity gun magazines, concluding local officials did not run afoul of the Second Amendment by trying to reduce gun violence. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the arguments of groups such as the National Rifle Association, which contended the restrictions are unconstitutional and undermine gun owners' right to protect their homes with ample firepower.

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  15. Sunnyvale ammo ban upheld on appealRead the original story

    Yesterday | SFBay

    A ban by the city of Sunnyvale on high-capacity ammunition-loading gun magazines was left in place, at least for the time being, by a federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision by a federal trial judge in San Jose last year to deny a request by five Sunnyvale residents for a preliminary injunction blocking the measure.

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  16. Sunnyvale can enforce gun ordinance, appeals court rulesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    A federal appeals court decided unanimously Wednesday that the Bay Area city of Sunnyvale can enforce an ordinance prohibiting large-capacity gun magazines. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for other cities to pass similar bans.

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  17. 9th Circuit Denies Further Review, Sends Hanford Whistleblower Case Back to Trial CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    Today, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Defendant URS's motion for en banc review of the court's November 2014 decision, which reversed the dismissal of Hanford whistleblower Dr. Walter Tamosaitis' federal whistleblower lawsuit against URS Energy and Construction for its complicity in removing him from his job at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in 2010. A three-judge panel had issued the opinion, and under 9th Rules, a party can file a motion asking that a larger number of judges decide the issue "en banc."

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  18. High Court Rejects California Dispute Over Disclosing DonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pridesource.com

    The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from same-sex marriage opponents in California who want to keep the identities of their campaign donors secret. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling against ProtectMarriage.com, the National Organization for Marriage and other supporters of a 2008 ballot initiative that outlawed same-sex marriages in California until the ban was overturned five years later.

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  19. Appeals court upholds California city's gun-magazine banRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    The 9th US. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected gun owners' arguments that Sunnyvale's ban violated Second Amendment rights raised by the National Rifle Association and others opposed to the ordinance.

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  20. Federal Court Upholds Sunnyvale's Ban On Gun Magazines That Can Hold More Than 10 BulletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected gun owners' arguments that Sunnyvale's ban violated Second Amendment rights on Wednesday. The unanimous three-judge panel said Sunnyvale's public safety concerns outweighed self-defense concerns raised by the National Rifle Association and others.

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