A Florida Court of Appeals has ruled that Planned Parenthood’s recently opened facility in Kissimmee cannot provide surgical abortions because the procedures violate restrictions placed on facilities in the medical park where the abortion clinic is located. Planned Parenthood located to the Oak Commons Medical Park, owned by MMB Properties, and opened in July 2014, […]
The court order to transfer ownership of two Pirate Bay-related domains to the Swedish state will not be a straightforward process. Site co-founder Fredrik Neij, a party in the two-year long case, has just announced he will appeal the ruling. Show More Summary
Gay couples will be able to marry in Alabama, a federal judge ruled on Thursday -- but not yet. State bans against gay marriage began falling in October as appeals court judges found them unconstitutional in a series of rulings, rapidly raising the number of states where same-sex couples can legally marry to 37. Show More Summary
The pianist James Rhodes has won the right to publish his traumatic memoirs after a lengthy legal battle in which an injunction to prevent its release was raised by his ex-wife in the court of appeal. He was at Classical:NEXT in Rotterdam...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court in New York ruled on Friday that Actavis cannot withdraw its top-selling Alzheimer’s disease drug from the market in favor of a more expensive extended-release version.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals embarrassed itself recently by refusing to find Dan and Fran Keller innocent of charges that they sexually molested children in their Austin day care center in 1992. Fortunately for the Kellers, however, the court finally did overturn their wrongful convictions after they had served 22 years in prison. It...
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reconsider an earlier decision that ruled the process for accommodating religious objections to the birth control benefit of the Affordable Care Act did not burden the group's rights. Image: shutterstock The post Obamacare’s Birth Control Benefit Notches Another Legal Win appeared first on RH Reality Check.
A divided federal appeals court gave New York wide authority to regulate the content of custom license plates, and reversed a lower court ruling ordering the state to let an adoption advocacy group put the words "Choose Life" on its own plates. Show More Summary
Disgraced airline exec Heather Cho, daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.’s chairman, was set free for prison after a Seoul court ruled she'd “done enough reflection and needs a new chance after changing her disposition." Cho served fiveShow More Summary
In a Friday ruling, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals said the DMV was right to reject the plates due to their political stance.
James Rhodes v OPO (by his Litigation Friend BHM) and another,  UKSC 32 The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in an appeal by the celebrated concert pianist, James Rhodes. You can read the judgment here and watch Lord Toulson’s summary here. The case considered whether Mr Rhodes could be prevented from publishing his […]
An appeals court reduced the sentence of former Korean Air executive Heather Cho. She demanded a plane return to the gate because her macadamia nuts weren't served in a manner to her liking.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean appeals court ordered the release on Friday of a former Korean Air Lines executive convicted after an outburst over the way she had been served macadamia nuts, suspending her jail sentence.
By Jonathan Stempel CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday reversed a $2.46 billion judgment against HSBC Holdings Plc in a long-running securities fraud class action stemming from a consumer finance business it bought more than a decade ago. Show More Summary
The man’s sense of duty ‘justly’ carried more weight than the legal prohibition of the act, the Dutch appeals court said.
Fifteen months ago, I wrote about a terrible decision by a federal appeals court, which secretly ordered Google and YouTube to remove all copies of a controversial and newsworthy film from their online platforms. This original panelShow More Summary
Nothing can keep a lawyer up at night like the fear of missing a deadline or failing to file a required document. Not only do such errors do a disservice to the client, they can make the attorney look like a fool. Well, apparently not every lawyer has those......
Back in 2013, the NFL reached a settlement with retired players who had brought a lawsuit over compensation for the use of their images but some retired players disagreed with the resolution and filed an appeal. The Associated Press reports that the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling that upholds the $50…
Sony royalty dispute may head to appeals court, Richard Prince sparks anger over use of Instagram photos and Google Fiber forward settlement demands.
Something the FBI has long considered to be part of its wiretapping efforts has been rejected by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Much like many people believe a 30-second-or-less clip from a movie, TV show or song entitles themShow More Summary