Release: Common Cause and the Georgia NAACP filed notice of appeal today with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in response to a lower court dismissal of their complaint against Georgia Secretary of State Kemp for violating section 8 of … Continue reading ?
An appeals court in Texas overturned the sexual assault conviction of former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu and remanded the case for retrial late Wednesday afternoon in Waco, Texas. A panel of three judges ruled that the trial judge should have allowed into evidence more text messages between the alleged victim — a former Baylor […]
An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former Baylor football player whose sexual assault case added to a scandal that engulfed the nation’s largest Baptist school.
Supreme Court to hear appeal from men convicted of killing Catherine Fuller.
A federal appeals court again has thrown out the prison sentence for a man convicted of illegally possessing explosives, a case that began with threats at a Detroit-area high school … Click to Continue »
After a coach was convicted of sexually abusing a 12-year-old player, a state appeals court said a youth soccer association must conduct criminal background checks on all coaches and other adults in its programs. The California Sixth District Court of Appeal, ruling in Doe v. United States Youth Soccer......
A federal appeals court in New Orleans will be asked to reconsider its ruling allowing student-led prayer at school board meetings. On Monday, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump's administration is asking a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president's revised travel ban. Lawyers for the president filed a brief … Click to Continue »
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that passwords can be compelled with All Writs Orders. Handing down a decision in the case of Francis Rawls, a former Philadelphia police officer facing child porn charges, the court finds...Show More Summary
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA is reviewing the Trump administration's revised immigration ban. Specifically, the court...
Back in 2012, a federal court ruled US websites were "places of public accommodation." The ruling (overturned on appeal) came in a lawsuit brought against Netflix by the National Association of the Deaf. It seems like an obvious conclusion -- more people get their information, news, and entertainment from the web than other sources. Show More Summary
The Latest on a case in front of a federal appeals court examining a North Carolina county commission's practice of opening meetings with Christian prayer (all times local): 1 p.m. … Click to Continue »
Financial disclosure reveals investment portfolio worth millions. President Donald Trump named his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night, tapping Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. If confirmed by the U.S. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived hundreds of claims by plaintiffs who accused Merck & Co of failing to adequately warn about the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax.
A federal appeals court is taking another look at a lawsuit challenging a North Carolina county commission’s practice of opening meetings with Christian prayer.
When landlords decide to go out of the rental business, San Francisco can’t legally require them to pay their evicted tenants as much as $50,000 to cover the higher rents they’ll face on the open market, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court affirmed a contempt ruling against a man who refused to give authorities passwords to his electronic devices known to have child pornography. The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the defendant was in contempt of a trial court order to provide the passwords.......
A federal appeals court has set aside the life prison sentences of an Oklahoma prison inmate convicted of several violent crimes when he was just 16 years old. The 10th … Click to Continue »
In a victory for television broadcasters, a federal appeals court has rejected legal arguments that sought to allow live TV on the internet. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals … Click to Continue »
Reinstating an age discrimination case, a federal appeals court said "suspicious circumstances" surrounded the termination of a former FedEx manager. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said Gerard Howley, who had worked for the company 21 years, never had a reprimand until a new supervisor took over. A......