The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has lifted its emergency injunction from early November, clearing the way for the slaughter of horses before the year ends for meat for export from any of three establishments USDA has found eligible for equine inspection services. In removing the emergency injunction, the 10th Circuit found... Continue Reading
The MPAA gets its desired ruling in a case that examined the use of copyrighted logos in historical videos and pictures. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday protected the National Football League and the Baltimore Ravens from an artist who had once convinced a judge that the team had infringed upon his design to create the Ravens' old logo. Show More Summary
A court case that could bring right to work to all 50 states will soon be on its way to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and eventually, perhaps, to the Supreme Court. Ten California teachers are standing up to the unions, arguing...Show More Summary
If the U.S. Department of Justice appeals Monday's bombshell ruling on the National Security Agency's collection of phone records, it would land in the lap of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The government has a "legitimate interest" in prohibiting demonstrations on Supreme Court grounds, the Justice Department asserted in a brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Monday. In the case Hodge v. Talkin, the...
In an order dated December 13, 2013, a copy of which can be downloaded here, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit denied an emergency motion for injunction pending appeal filed by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other animal rights groups. Show More Summary
A horse slaughter ban was vacated by a US federal appeals court. By vacating the ban, the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an emergency injunction that banned the slaughter of horses. The decision will allow companies in Iowa. Show More Summary
DETROIT (Reuters) - Appeals of Detroit's historic bankruptcy will be allowed to bypass a federal district court and head straight to the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the bankruptcy judge overseeing the case said on Monday.
Court Revives Claim to Art: Amanda Bronstad looks at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruling that breathed new life into a dispute over claims of art taken by the Nazis. "A panel concluded the claims, brought...
Last month, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Common Cause, and the Alliance for Justice filed an ethics complaint against Judge Diane Sykes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit claiming that she had violated the Code of Conduct for federal judges by speaking at the annual dinner of the Federalist Society. Show More Summary
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Friday in the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Blagojevich's attorneys had to be happy that the panel raised questions about the heart of their defense that the attempted... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
(CHICAGO) — Federal judges considering an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have pressed lawyers to differentiate between run-of-the-mill politics and political corruption. The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals...Show More Summary
You got to give lawyer Marc Toberoff points for perseverance. Just under three weeks after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed Warner Bros its seemingly final significant piece of the Superman copyright pie, the lawyer for the Man...Show More Summary
The Democrat-led Senate — following its approval of the "nuclear option" — approved two of President Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit. Early this morning, the Senate voted 51-44 to confirm pro-abortion law professor Nina Pillard to the U.S. Show More Summary
At about 1 a.m. last night, the Senate voted 51–44 to approve Nina Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The vote occurred in the middle of the night because the GOP, asserting its minority rights that the Democratic majority...Show More Summary
The influential Second Circuit Court of Appeals upholds business judgement rule, rejects derivative action lawsuit.
Michael F. Cannon A Wall Street Journal editorial surmises that Senate Democrats eliminated the filibuster for non-Supreme Court judicial appointments so they could pack the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit with judges that would block an important ObamaCare case called Halbig v. Show More Summary
Two Down, One to Go: Legal Times' Todd Ruger reports on the Senate's early-morning vote to confirm Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia "Nina" Pillard to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Staffer Arrested: Sen. Lamar Alexander's...
The Senate confirmed Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia "Nina" Pillard to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit early this morning, amid escalating political bickering over a rules change that allowed for the vote. The 51-44 vote...
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Today, the United States Supreme Court announced that it "dismissed as improvidently granted" a union appeal of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals'’ ruling in Mulhall v. UNITE HERE.