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Ninth Circuit Launches Inquiry Into Alex Kozinski

Judge Sidney Thomas asked Chief Justice John Roberts to assign the Inquiry to another circuit.

Federal judge in SF under investigation over sexual misconduct allegations

A judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco is under a formal misconduct inquiry after several of his clerks accused him of inappropriate behavior, the court said Thursday. Ninth Circuit Chief...Show More Summary

Inquiry launched into harassment allegations against U.S. appeals judge

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The chief judge of a federal appeals court on Thursday initiated an inquiry into harassment accusations involving another judge that were reported by The Washington Post, a court filing showed. Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sidney Thomas asked that allegations against 9th Circuit...

Rock Legend Bill Graham’s Sons Lose Renewed Estate Fight

The sons of legendary concert promoter Bill Graham cannot prove their rights to concert posters and other San Francisco Bay Area rock memorabilia they say they were swindled out of by Graham’s estate executor, the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday. Graham famously produced concerts for the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Janis...

Judge Who Blocked More Videos Exposing Aborted Baby Part Sales Partners With Planned Parenthood

David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) announced Wednesday that they are filing a new motion in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to request the removal of Judge William Orrick in the lawsuit brought against them by Planned Parenthood, pointing to his ties to Planned Parenthood. According to Daleiden’s petition, Judge Orrick […]

Ninth Circuit Blames Itself for Bad School Uniform Decision

Rarely do you read a court opinion that explicitly says that the court is reaching the wrong decision. But that is in fact what happened in the Ninth Circuit's recent opinion in the Frudden v. Pilling First Amendment school uniform case which has ping-ponged through the courts since 2011.......

Ninth Circuit Hears Arguments in Children's Climate Case

The Juliana v. United States matter was heard by a three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week. And while some might expect that the most liberal circuit in the nation would have been throwing softballs to plaintiffs' attorney, the tenor of the questioning was......

9th Circuit Considers Terrorism Liability Claim Against Twitter

Joshua Arisohn, an attorney suing Twitter for enabling terrorists, sees the problem differently than most social media users. Arguing to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, he said social media companies may not be legally liable for content on their websites, but they should be liable for giving......

3 Count: Importing Morals

Big Pimpin' lawsuit heard before the Ninth Circuit, newsletter publishers wins big in trial over email forwarding and Kohler sues over faucet images. The post 3 Count: Importing Morals appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Judge Alex Kozinski of Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals accused of sexual misconduct

A powerful appeals court judge is facing allegations of sexual misconduct by six clerks or more staffers according to a report from the Washington Post. Read more...

SICKO: Multiple Women Accuse Anti-Trump Ninth Circuit Court Judge of Sexual Harassment

Another day, another liberal is accused of sexual harassment. Next up is the ‘powerful,’ Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.  Washington Post reports: A former clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski said the powerful and well-known jurist, who for many years served as chief judge on the U.S. Show More Summary

Ninth Circuit Finds Consumer Standing in ESPN Privacy Case

In football, a quarterback usually scores through others -- like a running back who takes a handoff and runs the ball into the end zone. Chad Eichenberger might feel a little like a quarterback in his case against ESPN. He sued the sports channel for invasion of privacy when......

US Supreme Court Allows Trump's 3rd Travel Ban To Go Into Effect

The Supreme Court stayed two lower courts' injunctions against the ban as the Ninth and Fourth Circuits prepare to hear oral arguments this week.       

Ninth Circuit Icon Judge Harry Pregerson Dies

Many Californians know the Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange, but they don't know what the judge had to do with it. Pregerson, who died at 94, has a legacy in Southern California for stopping the 105 Freeway until construction complied with environmental laws. But his legacy on the court reaches......

Ninth Circuit Upholds Yelp Reviews Against Fraud Claims

Everybody knows that bad reviews can hurt business, but it's what you don't know that really hurts. That's what happened to the plaintiffs in a case against Yelp, the online review site. After news broke about complaints against the company, the plaintiffs alleged their stock depreciated because of the......

The Ninth Circuit’s Liberal Lion Has Died

There will never be another judge quite like Harry Pregerson.

Court Ends Steinbeck Family Feud

Another chapter in John Steinbeck's legacy is over -- at least until the next one. Steinbeck died almost 50 years ago, but his heirs have been fueding over his estate ever since. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently wrote another chapter in that sad story. In Steinbeck......

Avi-Yonah: Altera, The Arm’s Length Standard, And Customary International Tax Law

Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Altera, the Arm’s Length Standard, and Customary International Tax Law, 38 Mich. J. Int'l L. Opinio Juris 1 (2017): The recent Altera case in the US Tax Court (on appeal to the Ninth Circuit) raises interesting issues in regard to the much-debated topic of whether customary...

Ninth Circuit Lets Us See Its Glassdoor Ruling, And It's Terrible

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Well, I was wrong: last week I lamented that we might never know how the Ninth Circuit ruled on Glassdoor's attempt to quash a federal grand jury subpoena served upon it demanding it identify users. Turns out, now we do know: two days after the post ran the court publicly released its decision refusing to quash the subpoena. Show More Summary

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