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INDIANA: Attorney General Requests En Banc Review From Seventh Circuit

10 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Indianapolis Star: Indiana's attorney general is asking for a review by the full federal appeals court of his appeal of an earlier ruling throwing out the state's ban on same-sex marriages. Attorney General Greg Zoeller said in a news release Saturday that he is asking the 7th U.S. Show More Summary

Eighth Circuit Upholds Professor’s Discharge

image from: www.ca8.uscourts.gov The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently issued an interesting opinion which concluded that a physics professor at the University of South Dakota could be discharged for violating the university’s “civility code.” After sending...

Mountaintop Coal Mining Schooled By Federal Judge

Advocates for mountaintop coal mining lost a big one last Friday, when the DC Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the EPA's new environmental review process Mountaintop Coal Mining Schooled By Federal Judge was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Federal Appeals Court Orders Utah to Recognize Gay Marriages; State to Appeal to SCOTUS

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Gay couples married in Utah may soon have their marriages recognized by the state. The ACLU reports: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit denied Utah's request to suspend a lower court's ruling ordering the state to recognize...

UTAH: Tenth Circuit Court Rules That Pre-Stay Same-Sex Marriages Are Valid

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release from the ACLU of Utah: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit denied Utah's request to suspend a lower court's ruling ordering the state to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who were legally married after a federal court struck down a state ban, but before the U.S. Show More Summary

Two Interesting Intellectual Property Cases

While I sit here refreshing the opinions page for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, let me bring to your attention a couple of interesting intellectual property cases: one new, and one a few weeks old that I meant to write about at the time. The more recent one is a suit brought by the […]

WISCONSIN: Attorney General Appeals Marriage Ruling To Seventh Circuit Court

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

As he vowed to do last month, GOP Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen today filed an appeal with the Seventh Circuit Court, asking that the June 6th overturn of his state's same-sex marriage ban be voided. The 7th Circuit last...Show More Summary

Wisconsin same-sex marriage case heads to Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Another marriage case heads to a court of appeals. The post Wisconsin same-sex marriage case heads to Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Indiana Governor Refuses To Recognize Marriages, Pending Appeal

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Indiana's ban on gay marriage was struck down on June 25 by U.S. District Judge Richard Young, and a stay was issued two days later on the 27th by the the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. This two-day window...

U.S. court rules for Beirut bombing victims in Iran/Hezbollah terror case

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that $1.75 billion in Iranian funds be turned over to families of the victims of the 1983 bombings of a Marine barracks in Beirut. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York affirmed U.S. Show More Summary

Utah Attorney General to Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling Directly to U.S. Supreme Court

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes won't ask for an en banc (all the justices rather than a three-judge panel) Tenth Circuit appeal of the ruling striking down Utah's gay marriage ban. He plans to appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme.....

UTAH: Attorney General To Appeal Tenth Circuit Court Ruling To SCOTUS

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Today was the last day for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to ask for an en banc review of last month's decision by a three-judge panel of the Tenth Circuit Court. Instead, Reyes is going directly to SCOTUS.UPDATE: Just in via Wins...

Two county clerks in Boulder, Colorado, linked by same-sex marriage licenses issued 39 years apart

Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall is not backing down on marriage licenses unless a court says she must. Within hours of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals' June 25 Kitchen v. Herbert ruling overturning Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, Hillary Hall was signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples in Boulder, Colorado. Show More Summary

Denied! Appeals court rejects former Gawker editor’s demand for Bush-Cheney library records

The 2nd circuit court of appeals has rejected an appeal by former Gawker editor, John Cook, to find out which, if any, documents George Bush or Dick Chaney had accessed from previous presidents’ official libraries. Cook made his request while still at Gawker, under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Section 6 of FOIA allows for the withholding of...

9th Circuit Prison Guard BFOQ Decision Issued

image from www.ca9.uscourts.gov In an interesting decision out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the appellate court recently ruled that a city and county's policy of prohibiting male guards from overseeing female inmates in the jail system could run...

AZ Gov Vows to Fight 'Imperial' and 'Lawless' Obama for Secure Borders

On Monday, after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Arizona's decision to not issue driver's licenses to those who received temporary amnesty from the federal government, Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vowed to fight a president she said was "imperial" and "lawless" for more secure borders. Show More Summary

Signs Point To Affirmation Of VirnetX $368M Jury Award Against Apple At CAFC

By R.S. Analytics: In this article I will demonstrate that, using simple logic and common sense, VirnetX (VHC) appears to be on the cusp of a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) precedential decision affirming its September 2012 $368M jury award against Apple (AAPL). Show More Summary

9th Circuit Overturns AZ Ban on Drivers Licenses for Dreamers

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today reversed a lower court's refusal to grant a preliminary injunction against Arizona's ban on issuing driver's licenses to Dreamers who have been granted permission under President Obama's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Court Halts Denial Of Licenses For Immigrants

The Associated Press reports that an appeals court has blocked the state of Arizona 's ban on offering drivers licenses to immigrants shielded by an executive order issued by President Obama in June of 2012. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the immigrants' argument that they were receiving unequal treatment. Show More Summary

Tax Notes Praises Law-Review Article that Got Halbig Cases Rolling

Michael F. Cannon A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which is often referred to as the second-highest court in the land, is expected to rule any day now on Halbig v. Burwell, a legal challenge that “may actually crush,” “kill,” and “wreck” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Show More Summary

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