The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld [PDF] a terrorism conviction, despite its own concerns about the government's behavior during the investigation. (h/t Brad Heath) Mohamed Osman Mohamud appealed his conviction for attempting...Show More Summary
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed [PDF] the dismissal of a copyright infringement suit brought against Electronic Arts by Robin Antonick, a programmer who worked on the Apple II version of the game Madden back in the mid-80s. Antonick...Show More Summary
An Arizona police officer must stand trial for shooting a woman who was walking in her driveway with a knife, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a lower court that had dismissed the case on a motion for summary judgment. Judge William K.......
Hawaii’s genetic seed industry and about 1,000 jobs that go with it were the big winners in a 30-page ruling handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which is based in San Francisco. In the ruling, the appellate court found Hawaii’s pesticide laws are sufficiently comprehensive and preclude counties from... Continue Reading
This week the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) won a major legal victory in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A unanimous three-judge panel of that court rejected environmentalists’ challenge to TRPA’s adopted Regional Plan for the Lake Tahoe Basin in Sierra Club v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. The Ninth Circuit decision effectively […]
The other shoe just dropped in Arizona. The Ninth Circuit, en banc, issued this short order declining an injunction pending appeal on the en banc case, and making it clear that when the en banc court considers this matter fully, what … Continue reading ?
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson today released a list of six prospective Supreme Court nominees. They are: • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski; • Libertarian legal scholar Randy Barnett of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution; • D.C. Show More Summary
In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court has upheld awarded fees in an anti-SLAPP case. Anti-SLAPP attorney fees awarded to a newspaper conglomerate as part of its legal battle with an Iranian-American attorney will...Show More Summary
In a rather quick turnaround, the EFF has had its brief [PDF] it filed under seal in September unsealed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The brief challenges the FBI's use of gag orders with its National Security Letters -- the...Show More Summary
In a recent letter to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, our attorneys argued that a new gun control law passed this year undermines the State’s defense of the “waiting period laws” that were..... This post CGF’s Waiting Period Lawsuit ~ An Update From The Calguns Foundation appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Earlier this year, we told you about our major Second Amendment victory at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Teixeira v. County of Alameda, where the three-judge panel held that if "the..... This post Our Teixeira Victory Is Already Changing the Game appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Monday morning, the Supreme Court denied requests to hear two appeals brought forth from the O’Bannon vs. NCAA case, in which the Ninth Circuit found college athletics’ ruling institution was again guilty of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. Show More Summary
Well, according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, it’s not cool to shoot someone a second or so after you have asked them to comply with an order. That’s what an officer in Tustin in Southern California is finding out now. Officer...Show More Summary
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that immigrant minors cannot sue the U.S. for legal representation until their deportation proceedings are exhausted, and they must do it individually.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, has long been the court conservatives love to hate. Rush Limbaugh calls it the “Ninth Circus.” Right-wing bloggers refer to the “Nutty Ninth.” There’s even an illustrated children’s book titled “Help! Mom! The Ninth Circuit Nabbed the...
Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit took sides in a major split within the U.S. Courts of Appeals over the enforceability of class arbitration waivers. In Morris v. Ernst & Young, LLP, No. 13-16599, Slip. Op. (9th Cir. Aug. 22, 2016), the Ninth Circuit held that employers violate Sections 7 and 8 of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) by […]
Click here for reuse options! The government is quick to protect Second Amendment rights—except in the case of legal pot users. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday upheld the federal ban on gun sales to medical marijuana patients, ruling 3-0 that gun restrictions for marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment. Show More Summary
The EFF and ACLU are pushing the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to hold full en banc rehearings (with all 11 judges, rather than just three) of two recent CFAA-related cases. The first case, US v. Nosal, is the more (in)famous of the two. Show More Summary
On Monday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the dismissal of a 2014 Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against AT&T, which had accused the company of misleading marketing in throttling data plans it sold to the public as "unlimited."
On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9 th Circuit handed medical marijuana patients a huge legal victory, barring the federal government from prosecuting patients, growers, and dispensaries that follow state medical marijuana laws. Show More Summary