On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit refused to stay proceedings in Smartflash's patent lawsuit against Apple, potentially paving the way for Smartflash claiming recalculated damages.
The First Amendment doesn't protect death threats -- not even when you're an anti-abortion activist who believes God is on your side. That's the message that the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent on Tuesday, when it determined that Angel Dillard must stand trial for a letter in which she implied planning to bomb an abortion provider's car.
In a setback for Google Inc, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday that the low licensing rate Microsoft Corp pays to use some of Google's Motorola Mobility patents had been properly set. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San...Show More Summary
The NFL Players Association wanted to argue its appeal of Tom Brady's four-game suspension in federal court in Minnesota, presumably with Judge David Doty, who has ruled against the NFL in the past. The NFL wanted to avoid Doty so badly...Show More Summary
An update from Haaretz: Yeshai Schlissel was sentenced for 12 years in prison for the 2005 attack after his conviction on charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault. However, in 2007, following an appeal, the Supreme Court mitigated his sentence to 10 years. Show More Summary
Israeli doctors are to appeal a controversial law passed by the Israeli parliament, which allows the force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike, within the coming days. The bill, which was passed on Thursday, allows Israeli authorities...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills. That's the core finding of a potentially influential new ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which considered the question...Show More Summary
The NFL Players Association filed a federal appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension Wednesday in a Minnesota District Court. In a statement released by the NFLPA, it said Brady's suspension's was "absurd"...Show More Summary
Transcripts of meetings of the grand jury that declined to indict a white police officer in the choking death of an unarmed black man in New York last year will remain secret, a state appeals court... To view the full story, click the title link.
The public still can't look at transcripts from the grand jury investigation into the death of Eric Garner, a New York appeals court ruled Wednesday. A four-judge panel from New York’s Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department,Show More Summary
The NFL Players Association is reportedly considering a court appeal concerning the four-game suspension handed to Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Greg Hardy before a Wednesday filing deadline. Jim Trotter of ESPN reports the unionShow More Summary
According to a statement on the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website, UK Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling declaring the Detained Fast Track (DFT) process for asylum seekers unlawful.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a judge's decision to release videos of Gardena police shooting two unarmed men, one fatallly, will not be put on hold while the city appeals the ruling.
Tom Brady did not get the result he wanted from the NFL regarding his appeal of a four-game suspension stemming from deflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game, so he will take his fight with the league to court. The NFLPA's...Show More Summary
U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno unsealed 16 court filings after concluding that the "stark contrast between Bill Cosby, the public moralist and Bill Cosby, the subject of serious allegations concerning improper (and perhaps criminal) conduct" was a matter of public interest. read more
Last week the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down North Dakota’s pro-life “heartbeat bill” which would ban abortions after a baby’s heartbeat can be detected. On Sunday the Fargo Forum editorial writers made an amusing little attempt to play hotline psychic and to boast of their ability to predict this ruling. But, as I anticipated, they forgot about having...
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday mostly upheld a major federal environmental regulation requiring some states to limit pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states. Among the challengers were coal company Peabody Energy Corp and energy company American Electric Power Company Inc. Show More Summary
A group of South Africans will not be allowed to pursue a lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co. and International Business Machines Corp. of helping their government perpetuate human rights abuses during apartheid, a federal appeals court said Monday.
Oklahoma’s Supreme Court on Monday said the state must remove a Ten Commandments stone monument first placed at its Capitol in 2012, rejecting an appeal to reconsider an earlier decision. The justices denied a request by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission to rethink the...
The Land of Lincoln was the last state to recognize concealed carry rights in July of 2013 after the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled...