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Court to Feds: “Pay Up for Katrina Damage”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has upheld a district court ruling that the federal government is liable for damage from the Katrina storm surge that went up the MRGO canal into the city.  As I read the opinion, it is limited in three ways.  First, it is crucial that MRGO — [...]
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9th Circuit Denies Idaho Governor's Request For 'En Banc' Hearing Of Gay Marriage Ruling: READ

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (yesterday)

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of appeals yesterday denied a request by Idaho Governor C.L. 'Butch' Otter for an ‘en banc’ hearing of its appeal of U.S. District Magistrate Candy Dale’s decision from May of this year which struck down..... Read Post

Court Upholds FERC Order 1000: Major Victory for Clean Energy and Consumers

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective (2 days ago)

A federal court upheld in its entirety the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s groundbreaking electric grid planning rule known as Order 1000. The unanimous decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is a major wi... Read Post

Fifth Circuit Katrina Suit: No Qualified Immunity for Corps Under FCA

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary (2 years ago)

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is liable to property owners who suffered billions of dollars in damage during Hurricane Katrina, reports the Associated Press. The court af... Read Post


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