A Philadelphia man has filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Appeals alleging that a personal lubricant caused permanent disfigurement and loss of sensation in his penis. In court papers, Michael Lowe claims a personal lubricant he purchased from a local shop caused his manhood to burn and swell. As a result of [...]Show More Summary
Whitey Bulger’s girlfriend saw her eight-year sentence upheld by a three-judge panel of the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday. The woman, Catherine Greig, is the longtime partner of the reputed girlfriend. Greig previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to harbor a fugitive, identity fraud, and conspiracy to commit identity fraud. The judges saw no [...]Show More Summary
U.S. House of Representative has hearings on copyright reform, Kim Dotcom wins right to appeal to NZ Supeme Court and BREIN suffers a defeat in the Netherlands.
Imagine that in a week in which George W. Bush was dogged by not one or two but three scandals -- one of which was the IRS singling out liberal groups for stricter scrutiny -- a federal appeals court invalidated a recess appointment the Republican president made, finding he improperly ran an end run around the U.S. Show More Summary
Liberty University --America’s largest Christian university--had its day in court yesterday against Obamacare before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. It is the most comprehensive legal challenge currently in the federal courts against President Obama’s signature law. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Two Mexican firms embroiled in a contractual dispute with Yahoo Inc will appeal a court ruling that overturned an earlier $2.75 billion judgment in their favor, a director of the companies said on Friday.
Judges confronted with allegations of racial or ethnic bias among jurors are allowed to investigate the claims, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled yesterday. The opinion created a new exception to case law historically barring judges from questioning...
(Jonathan H. Adler) Today a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in United States v. Blewett, held that the Fair Sentencing Act’s modification of mandatory minimum sentences for crack cocaine must be applied retroactively. Judge Merritt, joined by Judge Martin, wrote for the panel. Judge Gilman dissented. Judge Merritt’s opinion for the [...]
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) announced that the Superior Court of Justice for the Federal District in Mexico has granted the company's appeal and reversed the ruling of the 49th Civil Court of Mexico, which had entered...Show More Summary
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the Obama administration’s denial of asylum granted to the Romeike family, who fled Germany over its strict anti-homeschooling laws. In a press release Tuesday, Michael Farris, founder and...Show More Summary
Last week, Roseanne Beckett won her High Court appeal, but the NSW Attorney-General is resisting compensation. It's time to shine a spotlight on the Crown's conduct in this case, writes Wendy Bacon
An appeals court in Mexico has overturned an approximately US$2.7 billion judgment against Yahoo and Yahoo Mexico in a breach-of-contract suit concerning online directories. Yahoo announced on Thursday it had won its appeal of the case in the Superior Court of Justice for the Federal District. Show More Summary
David Hawkings: "The day's most consequential roll call was at Senate Judiciary, where all eight Republicans joined the 10 Democrats in endorsing Sri Srinivasan for a seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals." "Such unanimity is anShow More Summary
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board are unconstitutional which therefore tosses out any decisions those Board appointees made. The Philadelphia-based court is the second judicial body to so rule. In January, the D.C. Circuit reached the same general conclusion, [...]Show More Summary
(John Elwood) One of the frequently explanations for why the Supreme Court prefers to let circuit splits develop is that the Justices benefit from having the views of many court of appeals judges before addressing a subject themselves. Today’s Third Circuit opinion in NLRB v. New Vista Nursing & Rehabilitation serves that role admirably, adding two new [...]
Yahoo on Thursday announced some good news coming from its legal department. The Superior Court of Justice for the Federal District in Mexico granted the company’s appeal and reversed the... Keep reading ?
A new decision just out today from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals also declares an Obama recess appointment to the NLRB invalid, apparently following similar logic the D.C. Circuit used in its decision in January....
Yes, a second court has now ruled that President Obama's "recess" appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional. The 2-1 decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that came down on Thursday confirmed what the D.C. Show More Summary
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today unsealed a ruling in a dispute that features a prominent Washington businessman who’s caught up in an investigation of corruption in the 2010 mayoral campaign. Jeffrey Thompson, who has not...
Lawyers for the Federal Election Commission and government contractors on Thursday argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit over a law that forbids the contract holders from making federal campaign donations. The merits of the case,...