The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals spared Solar City an embarrassing loss, but also said it was a "mismanaged organization in need of closer financial oversight." The decision scrolls back to the company's initial public offering in 2012, when it raised more than $92 million. It put the......
21 youths are taking on the United States government over climate change in the lawsuit Juliana v. U.S. - and so far President Donald Trump has failed at attempts to dodge them. The plaintiffs just won a victory: the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the case can indeed move towards a trial, Bloomberg reported. Show More Summary
About a half-decade ago, Customs and Border Patrol turned roads in and out of a small Arizona town into East Germany. Now, the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court has ruled residents of Arivaca, Arizona can move forward with the civil rights...Show More Summary
The FTC can gun for AT&T once again, according to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which says the agency has the purview to regulate large internet service providers. The case reaches way back to 2014 when the FTC first sued AT&T over throttling users' mobile data speeds without properly informing them. Show More Summary
The March 5 deadline set for DACA’s demise is now a dead letter as the Ninth Circuit and then perhaps SCOTUS will review Trump’s action.
The Calguns Foundation has issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to not review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision. This post California | Supreme Court Denial of Review in 10-Day Waiting Period Laws appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
"... a request to the justices to hear the case this spring without waiting. The Supreme Court’s rules reserve this court-jumping procedure for cases of 'imperative public importance.' Only a handful of cases has cleared that bar, including...Show More Summary
With the event at Santa Clara earlier this month, and the companion essays published here, we've been talking a lot lately about how platforms moderate content. It can be a challenging task for a platform to figure out how to balance...Show More Summary
The Ninth Circuit's Jan. 23 opinion in In re Hyundai and Kia Fuel Economy Litigation imposed a strict set of requirements that alarmed lawyers on both sides but mostly those in the plaintiffs bar.
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” According to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, however, acquiring arms has nothing to do with keeping and bearing them. Show More Summary
It was a great exam question (at least I thought so — you’ll have to ask my Environmental Law and Policy students if they agree): does the disposal of treated wastewater from a municipal wastewater treatment plant into the ground through injection wells located a short distance from the ocean require an NPDES permit under […]
Courthouse News Service reports: The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a gay porn actor’s conviction for blackmailing a Florida tech tycoon, ruling that fear of reputational harm supported the government’s federal extortion charges.Show More Summary
The news about former Ninth Circuit Justice Kozinski's resignation amid allegations of misconduct came as a shock to the public. And now, the Second Circuit's opinion that the judiciary is powerless to pursue the complaint against him is definitely leading to some unpleasant reactions. In case you've had your......
In a blow to due process, children are left to fend for themselves in immigration court. The consequences will be brutal. Last week, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit issued a truly brutal decision, concluding that the Constitution...Show More Summary
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast It’s no secret that Donald Trump has a problem with the rule of law: undermining the FBI, wanting to have the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals “broken up,” possibly obstructing justice himself, and recently accusing Democrats lawmakers of treason. Show More Summary
In 2012, Surfrider Foundation, Hawai‘i Wildlife Fund, Sierra Club-Maui Group, and West Maui Preservation Association filed a lawsuit against the County of Maui for operating the polluting Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility on West...Show More Summary
A recent case decided by the Ninth Circuit has been causing a stir, simply for reaffirming what's already well established, though resoundingly un-liked, under the law: Accompanied minors facing deportation do not have the right to an attorney provided by the government. In addition to that holding, the Ninth......
Just in time for the State of the Union, the Ninth Circuit ruled that immigrant children can be railroaded out of the country without access to a lawyer. Maybe they'll avoid Trump's ire tonight. [The Hill] Have you read about the Presidents Club dinner? If not, then you can read here, but it's basically Tailhook for rich people. Show More Summary