In an icy rebuke to Orange County social workers, a federal appeals court said they are not entitled to immunity for lying in a child custody case. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said the social workers allegedly presented false evidence to wrest custody away from the mother of......
Mississippi State Legal Team Calls LGBTQ Identity a ‘Choice’ and Christians ‘Politically Powerless’ The legal team of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant is in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit defending House Bill 1523, a law which would...Show More Summary
Donald Trump met on Saturday with extreme conservative Judge William Pryor of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Pryor is on Trump’s short list for potential SCOTUS candidates. Pryor is on record supporting the criminalization of private c… Read The post Donald Trump Meets with SCOTUS Candidate William Pryor who Supported Criminalizing Gay Sex appeared first on Towleroad.
President-elect Donald Trump met with Judge William Pryor of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Saturday. Pryor is said to be the...
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against Apple that alleges the company monopolizes the market for apps that run on its products. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said that Apple distributes third-party developers' applications directly from its App Store, giving purchasers standing to sue the company under......
A federal appeals court upheld a New Hampshire buffer zone law on Wednesday that prohibits pro-life protesters from coming within 25 feet of an abortion facility. The New Hampshire Union Leader reports the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that because the law has not been enforced, it can stand. Judge Sandra Lynch described the […]
In the aftermath of a critical Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a long-standing Apple lawsuit accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit related to Samsung copying the design of the iPhone nearly six years ago, adhering to a recommendation from the U.S. Supreme Court,Show More Summary
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that iPhone users are free to sue Apple for its alleged App Store monopoly on iPhone apps, Reuters reports. This latest ruling resurrects a legal challenge that was originally filed back...Show More Summary
An appeals court has ruled that Apple must face antitrust charges in a lawsuit that alleges that the company monopolized the market for iPhone apps. The U.S. Court for Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed Thursday a decision by a lower...Show More Summary
Apple may find itself at the center of a new antitrust lawsuit after the U.S. appeals court ruled that the App Store’s “walled garden” could be monopolizing the market for iOS apps. What the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling takes issue with is the fact that iOS apps can only be downloaded from the App […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Many observers, including me, predicted that the 2014 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“CAFC”) in Oracle America v. Google would provoke a new wave of litigation concerning copyright and interoperability. Show More Summary
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a group of iPhone owners may proceed with their class action suit, alleging anti-competitive behavior.
According to Reuters, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that users have the right to sue Apple over allegations that the company has created a monopoly in the app industry by only allowing iOS users to install applications...Show More Summary
An on-going lawsuit accusing Apple of holding a monopoly on the market for iPhone apps has been given new life today thanks to an appeals court ruling. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Apple's sole distribution method of mobile apps for the iPhone may be anticompetitive. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court has rejected a class action claim that Red Lobster, Olive Garden, and other restaurants failed to pay part-timers vacation pay. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said that two employees failed to qualify for class action status because they were not proper representatives, particularly because they......
In both Frank v. Walker and One Wisconsin now, this order with no explanation of if/when argument will be rescheduled: ORDER: The court, on its own motion, ORDERS that oral argument in this appeal set for Tuesday, 01/17/2017 is VACATED. … Continue reading ?
Scott Graham of The National Law Journal reports that Chief Judge Rader is in the mix to be the next USPTO Director. Rader wrote hundreds of patent opinions during his 15 years on the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including four as Chief Judge. Prior to joining the judiciary, Rader spent eight years as counsel to the Senate Judiciary […]
Federal lawyers have asked the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a ruling that placed a nationwide injunction on a federal policy ensuring bathroom access to transgender students. Dominic Holden writes: The case at issue, brought...Show More Summary
In 2003 President George W. Bush nominated Justice Diane Sykes of the Wisconsin Supreme Court to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. During her 2004 Senate confirmation hearings, which were ultimately successful,...Show More Summary