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Ths Week in Marriage Equailty

It's been a busy week, with court proceedings in Colorado and Utah and anticipation of action from the Fourth Circuit with regard to the Virginia case.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Pennsylvania, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices

That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame

Wed Jul 09, 2014

National Review Online

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "July 9

Ciraolo that a person growing marijuana in his back yard does not have a reasonable expectation of privacy that protects his premises against inspection by police lawfully operating an aircraft at an altitude of 1,000 feet.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

JD Supra

Adopt an arbitration program that covers class, collective claims

In all the hoopla over the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision last week, it may have been lost that the Court refused to review a circuit court decision compelling arbitration in a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Ex-Georgia School Admin Has Case for Retaliation

A man who lost his teaching job after making public statements about his district while heading an educators' association may have a case for retaliation, the 11th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: US News, Education Etc.

Newberry Observer

Veteran toxic exposure update

The Supreme Court ruled June 9 that a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water decades ago because a state deadline has lapsed, a decision that could prevent thousands of other property owners in similar cases from recovering damages after being exposed to toxic waste.

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Related Topix: US News, CTS, Electronics, Opinion

Alabama Live

Does Alabama fuel tax discriminate against railroads? U.S. Supreme Court to again hear appeal

In this file photograph taken Jan. 19, 2010, a CSX diesel locomotive is parked in the Barr Rail Yard, in Riverdale, Ill.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, CSX, Railroads, US News, US Supreme Court

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Miami Herald

Gay marriage battle

Pam Bondi needs to review the many court rulings of late, regarding same-sex marriage bans.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices

This March 11, 2013 file photo shows Eternal World Television Network production manager Stephen Beaumont in Irondale, Ala., preparing to air video of the papal conclave from the Vatican.

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National Public Radio

Nonprofits' Contraceptive Cases Next For Justices

That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Business Insurance

Firefighters prevail in appeal over fitness-for-duty tests ordered by risk manager

A Florida county risk manager's order that two firefighters, who had filed grievances against their department and expressed fear for their safety, pass fitness-for-duty exams before being allowed to return to work, led to a $23,000 jury award for retaliation, which was rejected by a District Court, but reinstated by an appeals court, in a ruling ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Pasco County, FL

Thu Jul 03, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Federal appeal court overturns decision on Hernando rehab center

Hernando County got off relatively easy last year when a jury levied just $74,000 in penalties after finding the county discriminated against a Scientology-affiliated drug rehab center in Spring Hill that wanted to expand.

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Related Topix: Hernando County, FL, Spring Hill, FL, US News

JD Supra

U.S. Court of Appeals Decision: Cell Location Data is Protected Under ...

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently considered whether cell site location data is protected by the Fourth Amendment.

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Related Topix: Prison, Privacy

Insurance Journal West

Catholic Broadcaster Wins Birth Control Benefit Reprieve After Hobby Lobby Ruling

Citing a U.S. Supreme Court opinion issued Monday, a federal appeals court temporarily barred the federal government from forcing an Alabama-based Catholic broadcasting network to comply with a law requiring them to cover contraceptives for women.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Samuel Alito

Courthouse News Service

Phony-Invoices Fine Published by 11th Circuit

Securities regulators persuaded the 11th Circuit to publish its findings against telecom executives whose phony invoices generated more than $100 million in fraudulent revenue.

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Related Topix: US News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Southeast Georgia Today

State Delays Food Stamp Bill, Morris Disappointed

July 2-- The state of Georgia is delaying implementation of a new law authored by State Representative Greg Morris of Vidalia requiring drug testing of food stamp applicants suspected of drug use.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

Alabama Live

After 29 years, $300 million, discrimination case against Alabama DOT not over yet

A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the Alabama Department of Transportation when George Wallace was governor is at a standstill, one of the lawyers says, and he has asked the court to break the logjam.

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Related Topix: African-American, US News

National Review Online

Quin Hillyer: After Hobby Lobby Comes Judge Pryor

In the case of EWTN v. Secretary of HHS , it looks to me as if two of the three judges were not eager to grant the injunction but felt compelled to that action by the Supreme Court's decision on Monday in the Hobby Lobby case.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

JD Supra

Red Notice Newsletter - June 2014

This month, on the anticorruption front, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit defines key Foreign Corrupt Practices Act terminology, a former oil executive charged with FCPA violations goes to trial, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission continues to investigate China business payments, a multinational development bank levies ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Financial Services

Courthouse News Service

Unfair Rail Tax Case to Go Before Justices Again

A finding that Alabama discriminates against retailers with a 4 percent sales tax on gross receipts will go before the Supreme Court, the justices said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Transportation, CSX Transportation, Railroads, US News

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