Reuters reports that the National Mining Association and the American Exploration and Mining Association filed an appeal late on Tuesday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, to overturn last month's decision by U.S. District Judge David Campbell that the U.S. Show More Summary
Not surprisingly, and having barely waited for the ink to dry, Mississippi officials announced Wednesday they'll appeal a federal judge's decision striking down the state's same-sex marriage bans to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Mississippi Attorney General Jim...
Convicted killer Bernie Tiede was granted a new sentencing hearing by The Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas. Although he was convicted of murder, and sentenced to life in prison, Tiede will remain free on $10,000 bond pending a new sentence. Show More Summary
An appeals court upheld the conviction of an Ohio woman who was found guilty in 2013 of poisoning her fiance with antifreeze
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant and state Attorney General Jim Hood today filed notice that they will appeal yesterday's marriage ban ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court, whose jurisdiction includes that state, Louisiana, and Texas. The Fifth...Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Texas Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Austin Division, has dismissed a lawsuit by AgendaWise, Inc., a conservative media outlet that sued several Texas government officials when their capitol press pass application was denied, Breitbart Texas has learned. Show More Summary
The stay expires on December 9th and no appeal has yet been filed. However Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster declared on the day of the ruling that he will appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court. Marriage licenses continue to be issued in St. Louis only and they are valid statewide. (Via Equality Case Files)
Officials in Michigan have filed their response to the petition for review in the Supreme Court in DeBoer v. Snyder. The case challenges Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban – the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the ban. The stateShow More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court in New York said Chesapeake Energy Corp had no right to redeem $1.3 billion of notes early because it waited too long to tell investors of its plans. Tuesday's 2-1 decision by the 2nd U.S. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for December 2014.To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as well as factums from the parties. All you need to do is click on a case name.
The plaintiffs in the Texas marriage equality suit today filed a demand for an immediate commencement of marriages while the appeals process in the Fifth Circuit Court continues. From today's filing: The Court should immediately lift the stay because the Supreme Court’s actions following entry of the stay no longer support its continuance. Show More Summary
The national director of Priests for Life said that his organization rejects the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit regarding its objection to the HHS contraception mandate and will appeal the decision to the Supreme Court of the United States. Show More Summary
Michigan Citizen: In a blow to schoolchildren statewide, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled on Nov. 7 the State of Michigan has no legal obligation to provide a quality public education to students in the struggling Highland Park School District. Show More Summary
SPYING: Local judge unseals hundreds of highly secret cell tracking court records; Stingray docs unsealed by North Carolina judge could prompt wave of new appeals. “According to the Charlotte Observer, the records seem to suggest that judges likely did not fully understand what they were authorizing. Law enforcement agencies nationwide have taken extraordinary steps to […]
Responding to the Nov. 20 ruling buy the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirming Albert Woodfox’s third overturned conviction, the New York Times has written a scathing editorial condemning the treatment of Albert Woodfox by the state of Louisiana. In response to the Fifth Circuit ruling, Amnesty International and Amnesty USA have each [...]
Yesterday afternoon in Portland, Oregon, the owners of Olympia based Ralph’s Thriftway were be in front of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals defending their right not to sell Plan B, a drug that causes early term abortions. No CGs – ADF: Govt shouldn’t force Christian pharmacists to dispense abortion-inducing drugs from ADF Media Relations […]
The Orlando-based Liberty Counsel today filed an amicus brief with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in defense of Florida's ban on same-sex marriage. Last week Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed that court's first same-sex marriage appeal. Show More Summary
In a case involving a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) “reverse sting” on an imaginary cocaine stash house, federal prosecutors have requested that an appeals court reinstate charges against two men who had drug...Show More Summary
The deals that CBS, Fox, Disney, and Time Warner have with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, AT&T and DirecTV will remain private, at least for now. The U.S. Court of Appeals in DC today granted an emergency stay that...Show More Summary
Albert Woodfox has spent about 40 years in solitary for the 1972 murder of a prison guard. A federal appeals court's unanimous decision could set him free, if the state decides not to challenge it.