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Non-Sequiturs: 01.26.15

18 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Another benchmark in the Ninth Circuit's ongoing war against prosecutorial misconduct: a panel of judges -- Kozinski, Wardlaw, and Fletcher -- suggest trying prosecutors for perjury. [New York Observer] Lawyer and blogger Eric Turkewitz finds himself in the New York Post's Page Six gossip column. Show More Summary

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”

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

Idaho Gay Marriage Case Denied En Banc Rehearing, With Dissent

After losing in front of a Ninth Circuit panel, the States of Idaho and Nevada petitioned the full court for an en banc rehearing in Latta v. Otter. A majority of non-recused active judges didn't vote for en banc hearing. But that doesn't mean some of them aren't upset! Judges......

Ninth Circuit declines to rehear Idaho same-sex marriage case

Now, onto the Supreme Court. The post Ninth Circuit declines to rehear Idaho same-sex marriage case appeared first on Equality On Trial.

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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

POM Wonderful Wins Suit Against Rival Pomegranate Juice Maker

Hot on the heels (at least in terms of court timelines) of winning a deceptive trade practices suit at the U.S. Supreme Court, POM Wonderful, fabled maker of pomegranate juice, won another suit at the Ninth Circuit. This time, POM Wonderful claimed that a rival company was improperly using its......

Pom Wonderful's happy new year on likely confusion

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Pom Wonderful LLC v. Hubbard, No. 14-55253 (9th Cir. Dec. 30, 2014) The Ninth Circuit is the source of some of IP’s highest highs and its lowest lows. The reader is invited to consider where this decision fits. The district court found...Show More Summary

6th Cir. Year in Review: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

Let's play a word association game. I say "Sixth Circuit." You say... First circuit to rule against gay marriage since Windsor. A circuit that battles the Ninth Circuit for the title of "most reversed" A circuit that is somewhere in the Midwest. Let's see how this year fit into......

Looking Back at 2014: The 10 Most Popular Posts From the 9th Cir.

I love the Ninth Circuit. In 2014, there was not a more interesting or unpredictable docket on the planet. The Ninth Circuit dealt with many hot-button issues such as concealed carry, free speech on YouTube, and the Hobby Lobby fallout. What did you find most interesting? Our 10 most popular......

Seiner Cited in Ninth Circuit's Aguilar Decision

Our own Joe Seiner was cited a couple of times in the Ninth Circuit's recent Aguilar decision. In the en banc decision, the court held that the Supreme Court's Gore ration test for punitive damages is not needed to examine...

Porn Stars In Los Angeles Have To Keep Wearing Condoms In Their Films

The Ninth Circuit upheld a state law that requires adult film stars to use protection. The post Porn Stars In Los Angeles Have To Keep Wearing Condoms In Their Films appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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

last monthLGBT / 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

DOJ Misleads Court About Medical And Financial Records In Appeals Over NSA Surveillance

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Earlier this week, the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in a challenge to the NSA's phone metadata program. While watching, I noticed some quite misleading legal claims by the government's counsel. I then reviewed last month's oral arguments in the D.C. Show More Summary

This Week, Judges in Seattle Heard the NSA Surveillance Case That Could Go to the Supreme Court

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Earlier this week, a real estate attorney from Coeur d'Alene stood up in front of a three-judge panel in Seattle's Ninth Circuit courthouse to argue Smith vs. Obama—a case challenging NSA surveillance that began back in Idaho, and could...Show More Summary

9th Cir. Skeptical of Standing in Idaho NSA Surveillance Suit

On December 8, the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in the case Smith v. Obama, in which a nurse from Idaho, Anna Smith, challenged the NSA's warrantless collection of phone metadata as a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Yes, there was talk about Smith v. Maryland. Yes, there was talk......

The Ninth Circuit’s Must-Read Opinion on CAFA Jurisdiction

We read with great interest the Ninth Circuit’s recent opinion on CAFA “mass action” jurisdiction, Corber v. Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. 13-56306, 2014 WL 6436154 (9th Cir. Nov. 18, 2014). If you have not read it yet, you should. Show More Summary

The Ninth Circuit And The Right To Carry Guns

Eugene Volokh has an update on current events within the Ninth Circuit and Peruta, and I’ll let you read his information (it’s far from an assessment, it’s more just data and information). Better is Dave Hardy’s post concerning the implications of all of this. If denied, Peruta stands (altho two cases heard at the same […]

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