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Ninth Circuit Overturns Lower Court Decision Enjoining Montana Contribution Limits”

CLC: Today in Lair v. Bullock, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court ruling that struck down Montana’s political campaign contribution limits.  The Ninth Circuit panel remanded the case to the district court on … Continue reading ?

9th Circuit Court's Democratic Campaign Contribution

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has handed a gift to the Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate campaign

California Artists’ Resale Royalty Law Survives Court Ruling, with Small Change

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

On Tuesday the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered its ruling on the California Resale Royalty Act (CRRA), deeming it unconstitutional but, unlike the District Court that examined it back in 2012, deciding that the offending clause could be removed without having to strike the entire act.

Nine things to know about Carly Fiorina

1) She started as Cara Carleton Sneed.  She was born in Texas but bounced around the country for her dad's legal career, which eventually landed him at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California. Her mother was a painter. 2) She was an honorary member of a Stanford University frat. As an undergraduate […]

More Comedy from the 9th Circus

Well, the      gang of fools called the Ninth Circus Clowns of Unreal       “august body” called the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals out on the Left Coast has given us all some new comic relief. It seems that a 5-member panel of that       clown Krewe      group of distinguished jurists has decided that it’s OK to be […]

Barry Bonds’s Obstruction of Justice Conviction Is Overturned

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

The Ninth United States Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reversed the conviction from 2011, stemming from an answer that Barry Bonds gave to a grand jury in 2003.

$55 Million and Counting

Money well spent, if you’re a lunatic: The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an obstruction of justice conviction against former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds on Wednesday that dates back to his 2003 testimony about performance-enhancing drugs. Show More Summary

Barry Bonds' Felony Obstruction of Justice Conviction Overturned

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an obstruction of justice conviction against former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds on Wednesday that dates back to his 2003 testimony about performance-enhancing drugs. A grand...Show More Summary

Court Strikes Parts of Mich. Sex Offender Law for Vagueness

Courts are continuing the trend toward striking down Draconian laws targeting sex offenders. Last year, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal disapproved of California's requirement that sex offenders hand over all their Internet usernames to the state attorney general. Last month, the California Supreme Court overturned a state law categorically......

Ninth Circuit to Rehear 'Peruta' En Banc

Last year, a three-judge panel at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one of the most resounding pro-Second Amendment decisions in recent memory: In a ruling Thursday afternoon, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an earlier...Show More Summary

Should A Music Manager Also Be An Agent? Lawsuit To Decide Reinstated

Artist managers, who have been challenging California laws which preventing them from booking the artists they represent, will now get their day in court. The Ninth Circuit U. S. Court of Appeals has vacated a March 2013 decision by U. S. District Court Judge Dean D. Pregerson, which had previously...

Supreme Court asked to hear $200 million Planned Parenthood fraud case

The Ninth Circuit rejected the ACLJ's previous appeal by arguing in essence that, since state officials "seemed to tacitly approve" of the alleged overbilling, it did not matter that Planned Parenthood's actions were illegal.

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The Jay Dobyns story hit Fox News. This morning I argued a first amendment case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; it was one of three cases argued. Video for the argument is here. My argument...

San Jose Strikes Out in 9th Cir. MLB Antitrust Appeal

When we last left the City of San Jose in its ongoing battle with the behemoth known as Major League Baseball, it was trying to fast-track an antitrust lawsuit against MLB to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Well, the Ninth Circuit has decided, and with Judge Alex Kozinski at......

“On another occasion, [plaintiff] threatened to shoot his supervisor’s children in the kneecaps”

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Great moments in unsuccessful ADA litigation: a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a summary judgment entered against a plaintiff who said his firing by the city of North Las Vegas constituted discrimination against him based on his hearing impairment as well as retaliation [Curley v. Show More Summary

Ninth Circuit Denies Idaho Governor's Petition for En Banc Review of Gay Marriage Case

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has denied Idaho Governor Butch Otter’s petition for an en banc review of the court’s decision to strike down Idaho’s same-sex marriage ban. Otter made good on his litigious efforts earlier...

IDAHO: Ninth Circuit Court Denies Gov. Butch Otter's Demand For En Banc Review

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

After referring the issue to the full roster of nonrecused judges, the Ninth Circuit Court has denied Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's demand for an en banc rehearing of his same-sex marriage appeal. The National Center For Lesbian Rights reacts:...Show More Summary

The Restaurant That ‘Buys’ One-Star Yelp Reviews Now Offers 50 Percent Off

How low can they go? The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco recently ruled that Yelp's ability to manipulate ratings on its site is perfectly fine, so in retaliation, the restaurant that sought to overthrow the social network by rewarding one-star reviews with 25 percent off the bill has now gone even more ballistic. Show More Summary

LOS ANGELES: Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Law Mandating Condoms In Porn

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Associated Press: A Los Angeles County ordinance requiring actors in pornographic films to use condoms does not violate the porn industry's First Amendment rights of free expression, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The decision from a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Show More Summary

Shell’s Lawsuit against Environmental Groups Declared Unconstitutional by Appeals Court

Royal Dutch Shell’s Kulluk drilling rig is towed from Kiliuda Bay after running aground in December 2012. (Photo: U.S. Pacific Command / Flickr Creative Commons) Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court rejected...Show More Summary

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