The Maryland Judiciary is expanding services in Baltimore to help residents resolve civil legal matters for free. On Friday, Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera and District … Click to Continue »
A white supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine black worshippers has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his appellate attorneys
A federal appeals court rejected Seattle police claims that a "use of force" policy violates their Second Amendment rights to use firearms. The post Appeals Court Rejects Absurd Claim Use Of Force Policy Violates Seattle Officers’ Second Amendment Rights appeared first on Shadowproof.
Your right to bear arms is safe, SPD. by Steven Hsieh We'll be damned. Policy intended to prevent unconstitutional policing is not unconstitutional. SPD The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that the Seattle Police Department's...Show More Summary
A federal appeals court Tuesday blocked a San Francisco ordinance that requires advertisers of sugary drinks to post health warnings, saying in a unanimous decision that it likely violates freedom of speech. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals faulted the 2015 ordinance...
A federal appeals court panel has unanimously upheld the Seattle Police Department's policy on the use of force by officers. The department adopted the policy under its 2012 reform agreement … Click to Continue »
"a lower court had erred in dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by three former members of the fraternity" The post Appeals court revives lawsuit against Rolling Stone appeared first on Hot Air.
California may once again scrape foie gras off restaurant plates, after judges ruled in favor of a ban on the delicacy made by force feeding ducks and geese. The decision Friday by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals removes a roadblock to enforcing a 2004 ban that has...
A divided North Carolina appeals court says a clean-energy advocacy group can't install solar panels on a church roof and charge for the electricity generated. The state Court of Appeals … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Mississippi prosecutors' appeal of a decision that granted a new trial to a woman convicted in a gruesome 2004 double murder in Mississippi (all times local): 1:15 … Click to Continue »
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.
A federal appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law that requires a health warning on ads for sugary drinks. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that California can prohibit the sale of foie gras made by force-feeding ducks and geese—a decision that echoes the... The post Court Reinstates California’s Foie Gras Ban appeared first on PETA.
A U.S. appeals court says three members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity have a plausible case that they were implicated in a now-retracted story about an alleged gang rape at U.Va.
The two Latino officers had been awarded the large verdict by a jury after alleging that they'd been discriminated against in the wake of the deadly shooting. [ more › ]
A North Carolina appeals court has weighed in on another lawsuit testing the powers that the state education board holds over administering the public schools. A split Court of Appeals … Click to Continue »
A Wisconsin appeals court has upheld the state's right-to-work law, reversing a Dane County circuit judge's ruling striking it down. The 3rd District Court of Appeals on Tuesday sided with … Click to Continue »
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates who accused Rolling Stone magazine of defamation over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said George Elias IV, Ross Fowler and...
Mississippi prosecutors are asking the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to reinstate the conviction of a woman in a grisly 2004 double-slaying. Lisa Jo Chamberlin … Click to Continue »