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Ched Evans rape case goes to appeal

The footballer Ched Evans is to have his rape conviction reviewed by the Court of Appeal.

Oral arguments scheduled in Donald Sterling's appeal of Clippers' sale

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Oral arguments are scheduled for Oct. 28 in Donald Sterling's appeal of the L.A. County Superior Court ruling that cleared the way for the Clippers to be sold. The former owner wants California’s 2nd Court of Appeal to reverse last year’s decision by Judge Michael Levanas that Shelly Sterling acted...

Discriminatory Seattle Minimum Wage Law Survives 2nd Challenge

Late last week, a unanimous panel of the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit upheld the decision of Washington federal judge Richard A. Jones regarding the Seattle minimum wage law.

Niqab as an #Elxn42 Issue? Ridiculous

This post originally appeared in New Canadian Media. The recent decision in Canada by the Federal Court of Appeal that ruled in favour of Zunera Ishaq, who challenged the ban on the niqab at Canadian citizenship ceremonies, has resurrected a non-issue into an election topic. During last week’s French language leaders’ debate and in the political commentary that [Read More...]


NCAA BAN ON PAYING COLLEGE ATHLETES VIOLATES FEDERAL ANTITRUST LAW:  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled today that the NCAA’s ban on any pay for basketball or football players in Division I schools violates federal antitrust law. Ruling that the Supreme Court has not settled the issue, and setting the stage […]

3 Takeaways From The Ninth Circuit Ruling On NCAA Athletes

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

On Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a decision that largely upholds the August 2014 ruling in O'Bannon v. NCAA, which stated at the time that the NCAA's model violated antitrust laws.  The 78-page decision is undeniably significant, but it is also long and convoluted. Show More Summary

A U.S. Appeals Court Just Did The NCAA A Big Favor

5 days agoSports : Deadspin

The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s decision in Ed O’Bannon v. NCAA, which ruled that the NCAA’s larger amateurism rules are in violation of anti-trust laws. The appeals court also, though, vacated a key portion of the lower court’s ruling, and that makes it hard to count this as a victory for the athletes. Read more...

Single Legal Mistake Cost Plaintiffs In O'Bannon v. NCAA: Lack Of Consumer Demand Study

Sometimes. a monumental court decision will turn on a single piece of evidence, or lack thereof.  That was indeed the case in today's U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decision in O'Bannon v. NCAA -- a decision rejecting a free market for college athlete pay. As a matter of [...]

Court Strikes Down Payments to College Athletes

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit found that N.C.A.A. rules violated antitrust law but struck down a federal judge’s solution that would have paid athletes $5,000 a year.

Appeals court won’t hear Brady case until February

It’s now official. The Tom Brady suspension litigation will be resolved in the 2015 season. Via the Associated Press, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has said that oral arguments won’t happen until February 1 at the earliest. With the Super Bowl set for February 7th, there’s no way a final ruling…

ASHE SCHOW: Court ruling shows limits of campus sexual harassment expulsions. A three-judge pane…

ASHE SCHOW: Court ruling shows limits of campus sexual harassment expulsions. A three-judge panel on the Kansas Court of Appeals ruled that a university couldn’t expel a student based on disparaging comments the student made about his ex-girlfriend on the social media platform Twitter. The student, Navid Yeasin, had been expelled for allegedly violating the […]

Batts battle heard in Court of Appeal

Fletcher Building maintains German rival has infringed on its insulation trademark.

KU Student Expelled for Crude Off-Campus Tweets Can Return to School, Court Rules

By Tara Jeffries The University of Kansas overreached when it expelled a student who posted profane, insulting tweets about his ex-girlfriend while under a no-contact order, the Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday. The student, Navid...Show More Summary

New York needs a business litigator on its highest court

This year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo will have the opportunity to fill two vacancies on the New York Court of Appeals. At least one should be filled by a seasoned business litigator. Since Judge Robert... To view the full story, click the title link.

NFL Asks for Expedited Appeal of 'Deflategate' Ruling

The NFL is asking the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for an expedited hearing in its appeal of a federal judge's decision to nix New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's "Deflategate" suspension.

Ninth Circuit Upholds Seattle Minimum Wage Law

Another loss for McDonald's. VYTAUTAS KIELAITIS/Shutterstock The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that Seattle's minimum wage law can go forward, agreeing with a judge's decision from back in March that denied the International...Show More Summary

Gun Stories of the Week: New Jersey Gun Laws Turn Legal M1 Carbine Owner into Felon

TOP STORY Does ‘victory’ in Heller III open door for Supreme Court challenge of watershed 2008 ruling? On Sept. 18,  the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down four components of D.C.’s onerous...Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 9/25/15: IRS: Post-2007 CRP payments remain self-employment income unless you collect Social Security.

IRS says not farming is just like farming, for self-employment tax purposes. Last year the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled […]

Only Batman can drive the Batmobile, judge upholds copyright

Batman gets to keep his Batmobile because the US Circuit Court of Appeals is upholding an earlier ruling banning the sale of replicas without permission from the copyright holders. Continue reading Only Batman can drive the Batmobile,...Show More Summary

Judges Rule That Registered Sex Offenders Have Every Right To Take Pictures Of Children In Public Places

Judges have ruled that registered sex offenders have every right to take non-pornographic pictures of children in public places. This shocking new ruling by the Court of Appeal was revealed after judges decided that a law prohibiting sex offenders from photographing fully clothed children violates their right to free speech. Show More Summary

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