In a decision that has all the glossy fun of civil procedure nit-pitpicking, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that Sergio Casillas Ramirez properly and timely filed a second amended complaint under FRCP Rule 15(a) and that the lower court ran afoul of Erie. Let this be......
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals is preparing for an en banc hearing on whether there is a privacy interest inherent in mugshots, or whether they are simply public records that can be obtained with an FOIA request. For the most part, mugshots have been considered public records. Show More Summary
Monday's decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let's hope the justices read the opinion. Image: Shutterstock The post As SCOTUS Steps Into Fight Over Clinic Closure Laws, Another Appeals Court Rules They Should Be Blocked appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Abortion will be a major topic this spring when the Supreme Court hears a Texas case that could redefine a woman's right to end her pregnancy. In the interim, a conservative judge from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which...Show More Summary
In a 2-1 ruling Monday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court ruling and shot down as unconstitutional a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital. Wisconsin...Show More Summary
On October 5, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a 65-page decision holding that, for the most part, the 2013 Vessel General
Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan nominee, wrote the majority opinion. Via Mother Jones: The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to gain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals...Show More Summary
Judge Richard Posner, writing for a divided 2–1 panel of the 7 th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ruled in an opinion filed on Monday that Wisconsin’s 2013 law requiring all abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional. Show More Summary
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital within 30 miles of their clinic is unconstitutional. A panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago...Show More Summary
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access. Image: Shutterstock The post Judge: Wisconsin GOP’s Anti-Choice Law a ‘Clear Flouting of Roe v. Wade’ appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The Seventh Circuit finds Wisconsin abortion law unconstitutional. The Minority Corporate Counsel Association releases its annual general counsel survey of Fortune 500 companies. A federal appeals court says various Justice Department memos about the lawfulness of drone strikes against Americans can remain secret. Show More Summary
There is a painful irony in a recent decision of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on the side of Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, whom the U.S. Department
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to gain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional. The law that was struck down is known as a TRAP law—short for...Show More Summary
A Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to get admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel's 2-1 decision doesn't put the question to rest. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed earlier this...
Newegg received vindication at the Federal Circuit last week when the court ruled that the case never should have been brought on appeal in the first place for want of jurisdiction, ArsTechnica reports. Newegg will receive $15,000 in legal fees from AdjustaCam in the ruling, about half of the......
The NFL will have to wait until after Super Bowl 50 to get its next crack at Tom Brady for his supposed role in the Deflategate controversy. According to Reuters' Jonathan Stempel and Joseph Ax, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments regarding the NFL's appeal on March 3, 2016. In September, U.S. Show More Summary
The story of the 2015 offseason could be the story of the 2016 offseason, at least for the early portions of it. Via Reuters, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has scheduled oral arugment in the Tom Brady case for March 3. The NFL’s lawyer for the appeal, former U.S. Solicitor General…
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit has denied Larry Klayman’s emergency petition for rehearing en bac of the appeals court’s ruling to stay a lower court injunction on the government’s bulk metadata collection program.
The United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has denied a request to rehear a challenge to the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of metadata – i.e., telephone usage information but not the content of conversations. Show More Summary
Jordan Graham pleaded guilty in December 2013 to second-degree murder over the death of Cody Johnson, 25, her husband of eight days, and was sentenced by a U.S. judge last year. In legal motions filed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...Show More Summary