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