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EFF's Challenge Of NSL Gag Orders Reaches The Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

CGF’s Waiting Period Lawsuit ~ An Update From The Calguns Foundation

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 Shooting Sports News.

Our Teixeira Victory Is Already Changing the Game

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 Shooting Sports News.

Supreme Court Denies Petitions To Hear NCAA vs. O'Bannon

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

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

When is it NOT okay for cops to shoot someone?

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

Appeals Court Rejects Immigrant Kids Class Action Lawsuit

last monthNews : The Two-Way

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.

California's notoriously liberal '9th Circus' court of appeals is growing more centrist

2 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

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...

D.R. Horton Rising: The Ninth Circuit Sides with the Seventh Circuit and the National Labor Relations Board on Class Action Waivers, in Morris v. Ernst & Young, LLP

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 […]

Court Absurdly Upholds Federal Ban on Selling Firearms to Medical Marijuana Patients

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

EFF, ACLU Asks Ninth Circuit Court To Rehear Two Recent CFAA Cases

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

Appeals court dismisses FTC lawsuit over AT&T throttling 'unlimited' data

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."

The Ninth Circuit Just Handed Medical Marijuana Patients a Huge Victory

2 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

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

'Not a Church' -- Dignity Health Plan Doesn't Qualify for ERISA Exception

In what can be fairly called a legal nice try, the Ninth Circuit's Court of Appeals has ruled that Dignity Health's pension plan does not qualify for ERISA's church plan exemption. It's a a ruling that is so far consistent with the findings of other courts on the subject. Only......

Great Case from the 9th Circuit (May 13, 2016)

CA Department of Health Care Services sues the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) in a special education due process hearing. May 13, 2016 decision from Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue Reading ?

Appeals Court Says DOJ Can Keep Its Evidence-Production Guidelines To Itself

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Judge Alex Kozinski pointed out the obvious in a Ninth Circuit Appeals Court decision: There is an epidemic of Brady violations abroad in the land. Only judges can put a stop to it. Brady evidence -- possibly exonerating evidence that prosecutors are required to turn over to the defense -- is far too frequently withheld and/or buried. Show More Summary

A Victory for Free Speech in the Criminal Justice System

Earlier this month, the California-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the First Amendment rights of Darren Chaker, siding with a position Cato took in the case. A lower-court judge revoked Chaker’s supervised release...Show More Summary

Court Rules the Navy Must Reduce Use of Marine Life-Disturbing Sonar

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the regulation allowing the Navy to use its long-range sonar violates the Marine Protection Act.

In U.S. Navy VS. Marine Life Throwdown, The Dolphins Prevail

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco just ruled unanimously that the Navy misbehaved with its sonar, and at levels that could hurt and interrupt the feeding and mating of whales, seals, dolphins and walruses. Oops. Read more...

Federal Court Rules Against The US Navy, In Favor Of Whales

3 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The US Navy has wrongly used sonar at levels that could harm whales, seals, dolphins and walruses and disrupt their feeding and mating, ruled a federal appeals court in San Francisco. In a 3-0 decision the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of...Show More Summary

HBO or Netflix Password Sharing Might Be a Federal Crime

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

If you’ve ever logged into your parents’ HBO Go account, or let your girlfriend use your Netflix login, then you, my friend, may have committed a federal crime. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that it is illegal to...Show More Summary

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