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Third Travel Ban Wins and Loses Emergency Appeal

In the latest chapter in the Trump travel ban saga, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has partially lifted the preliminary injunction issued by the federal district court in Hawaii. After Judge Watson issued the order, the feds appealed and filed for an emergency appeal regarding the preliminary injunction......

Ninth Circuit Allows Partial Enforcement of Trump's Travel Ban

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has not been a friendly venue for President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigration to the U.S. from several Muslim-majority countries. As recently as last month, a federal judge in Ninth Circuit blocked the administration's third attempt at re-issuing the travel ban......

Glassdoor Can't Protect Reviewers' Identities From Government

Glassdoor, the job posting website that allows visitors to post reviews about employers, has just been ordered by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal to hand over the names of some anonymous reviewers. Before you get too excited at the prospect of finally finding out which of your former......

Document: Glassdoor Inc. Loses Grand Jury Subpoena Resistance

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday refused Glassdoor Inc.'s effort to quash a grand jury subpoena that would require the web company to reveal identifying information about eight anonymous users who posted reviews about another company. Glassdoor had argued that compliance would violate privacy and anonymous speech rights.       

Cop Loses Immunity After Shooting, Headstomping Gravely-Injured Suspect

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Court decisions stripping officers of immunity for civil liberties violations are still mostly an anomaly. But we'll take what we can get. This immunity-stripping decision by the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court appears to have been aided...Show More Summary

Justice Joan Larsen Confirmed to Sixth Circuit

Justice Joan Larsen will join the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, becoming the second woman confirmed to a federal appeals court by the Senate this week. Larsen also becomes the ninth woman on the Sixth Circuit, bringing her perspective to a court where men outnumber women two to......

'Comic Con' Gag Order Vacated by 9th Circuit

Did you hear the inside joke about the Comic Con case? Didn't think so. That's because a judge issued a prior restraint in the pending litigation. The joke's on the judge, however, because the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals didn't think that was funny in Dan Farr Productions v.......

Courts Hand Feds a Win on DACA

Balancing hundreds of thousands of documents against hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, two federal appeals courts came down the same way. For now, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals say the immigrants and their attorneys will have to wait......

Las Vegas Tased to Death Case Revived on Appeal

In a rare bit of good fortune for the family of Anthony Jones, who, in 2010, was tased to death by law enforcement officers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling in their favor, reviving the case. Mr. Jones's case is rather tragic as he was tased......

A San Francisco Court Case Could Shift the Legal Status of Sex Work

The decriminalization of consensual sex work as an inroad to worker's safety. On October 19, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals began hearing oral arguments on a constitutional challenge to California’s anti-prostitution law 647(b). Show More Summary

Trump's Travel Ban 3.0 Temporarily Blocked by Federal District Judge

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will, undoubtedly, be getting ready to hear the appeal of travel ban 3.0 which was just temporarily blocked by the federal district court in Hawaii. Notably, Judge Derrick Watson, the same judge that blocked travel ban 2.0, issued the order in this case......

“Selling Firearms Is Not Part Or Parcel Of The Right To Keep And Bear Arms”

This judicial obliteration of the fundamental right to keep and bear arms is a new decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals from the Ninth Circuit... This post “Selling Firearms Is Not Part Or Parcel Of The Right To Keep And Bear Arms” appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

No Second Amendment Right to Sell Guns, 9th Circuit Rules

It may be the worst of times for gun sellers in America, or at least in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Valley Guns and Ammo wanted to open a store in Alameda County, California, but the county limited gun sales to areas at least five hundred feet......

'Blurred Lines' Gets Focused Attention From Appeals Court

This past week, a three judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments for the Blurred Lines appeal filed by Pharrell and Robin Thicke. If you're just now learning of the case, it is more than just a relatively juicy piece of legal celebrity gossip,......

Immigration Detention Bonds Must Be Reasonable

In a class action filed against Jeff Sessions, ICE, and other government officials, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the class of immigrant detainees that were denied a fair shake at bond. The class of immigrant detainees successfully obtained a preliminary injunction requiring immigration......

Appeals Court Rules SPD's Use of Force Policy Doesn't Violate the Second Amendment

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

Court Reinstates California’s Foie Gras Ban

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.

No Warrant Needed to Search Probationer's Cell Phone

The Fourth District Court of Appeal for the state of California has issued a ruling that, at first blush, appears to disregard the recent ruling of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on a nearly identical issue. At issue in the People v. Sandee case is whether a......

UPDATED: California’s Foie Gras Ban Is Back in Effect

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that California's foie gras ban was not preempted by federal law, thereby reinstating the law. The post UPDATED: California’s Foie Gras Ban Is Back in Effect appeared first on PETA.

Court Says 'Possible' Just As Good As 'Probable;' Lets DEA To Keep Evidence From Warrantless Search

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The Ninth Circuit Appeals Court has handed down a decision which appears to lower the bar for probable cause. The government's evidence -- obtained via a warrantless search -- will remain unsuppressed. Here's the summary of the decision...Show More Summary

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