The Maryland Judiciary is expanding services in Baltimore to help residents resolve civil legal matters for free. On Friday, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera and District … Click to Continue »
Your right to bear arms is safe, SPD. by Steven Hsieh We'll be damned. Policy intended to prevent unconstitutional policing is not unconstitutional. SPD The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that the Seattle Police Department's...Show More Summary
A divided North Carolina appeals court says a clean-energy advocacy group can't install solar panels on a church roof and charge for the electricity generated. The state Court of Appeals … Click to Continue »
A federal appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law that requires a health warning on ads for sugary drinks. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that California can prohibit the sale of foie gras made by force-feeding ducks and geese—a decision that echoes the... The post Court Reinstates California’s Foie Gras Ban appeared first on PETA.
A North Carolina appeals court has weighed in on another lawsuit testing the powers that the state education board holds over administering the public schools. A split Court of Appeals … Click to Continue »
A Wisconsin appeals court has upheld the state's right-to-work law, reversing a Dane County circuit judge's ruling striking it down. The 3rd District Court of Appeals on Tuesday sided with … Click to Continue »
Mississippi prosecutors are asking the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to reinstate the conviction of a woman in a grisly 2004 double-slaying. Lisa Jo Chamberlin … Click to Continue »
Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer … Click to Continue »
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tues...
Christianity is a “great religion” — just don’t bring it to work. That was Senator Dianne Feinstein’s latest message for nominees like Amy Barrett, the president’s pick for an empty seat on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. After an embarrassing tirade about Barrett’s faith in her Judiciary hearing, Feinstein has been desperately trying to […]
The Fourth District Court of Appeal for the state of California has issued a ruling that, at first blush, appears to disregard the recent ruling of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on a nearly identical issue. At issue in the People v. Sandee case is whether a......
A dizzying array of court filings over the past few days has led to one very clear and simple point: The ball is on the tee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to issue a ruling on the NFL’s emergency motion to stay the injunction that blocks the suspension of Cowboys [more]
Late Friday, the full Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals stayed a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court that had blocked enforcement of existing Missouri abortion safety laws requiring abortionists to maintain hospital privileges within 30 miles of the place where they conduct abortions. It is now expected that no facility license will be issued […]
A federal appeals court's new ruling appears to at least temporarily stall the expansion of abortion services in Missouri. The full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a one-sentence … Click to Continue »
A federal appeals court has reinstated a California ban on foie gras, the fatty duck and goose liver delicacy. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that California's foie gras ban was not preempted by federal law, thereby reinstating the law. The post UPDATED: California’s Foie Gras Ban Is Back in Effect appeared first on PETA.
NFL petitions the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for a stay that, if approved, would allow for the immediate suspension of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott.
President Trump is standing by his nominee to fill a seat on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, despite a blockade by Sen. Al Franken, who is using the Senate’s arcane “blue slip” policy to try to sink the pick, an administration official said Wednesday. Mr. Franken, flexing a...