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A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that New York City police unions will not be permitted to intervene and try to keep alive an appeal of a landmark ruling ordering the NYPD to reform its stop-and-frisk practices.
"Even if the legal rule at issue affected only the multi-billion dollar franchises based on Kirby's creations, ... that would justify review," says the latest Kirby brief to the Supreme Court.
Kenneth Ireland was imprisoned at the age of 18 and released in 2009 at age 39 after DNA tests proved that another man fatally beat a mother of four in 1986.
Terrifying. A Texas doctor communicating with a medical missionary in Liberia via email told The Associated Press his friend is in "grave condition"and is "terrified"his case of Ebola will progress further.
Atheist activists have long argued that a steel cross on display at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum violates the separation of church and state, but an appeals court Monday threw out the latest lawsuit brought by American Atheists, a secular advocacy group .
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the 17-foot cross beam salvaged from the wreckage of Twin Towers will remain in the over any other symbols in the vicinity, expressing Christian primacy."
Turkeys and other livestock are commonly fed low doses of antibiotics in order to prevent the spread of disease in cramped conditions, or simply to promote growth.
A federal court overlooked evidence when it dismissed the racial discrimination and retaliation claims of a fired African-American area operations manager at Cablevision Systems Corp., a U.S. appeals court ruled Friday in reinstating the charges.
Today, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal that would require the Food and Drug Administration to end the use of penicillin and tetracyclines in animal feed unless drug manufacturers can prove such use is safe.
A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions could drastically reduce money paid to consumers depending on appeals.
FilmOn's effort to obtain a compulsory license to transmit television programs on the Web has run into the same roadblock as a similar effort by Aereo -- the Copyright Office is refusing to process FilmOn's application.
A divided federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy allowing the use of various antibiotics in animal feed, even if such use might endanger the public health.
Now he may be the victim of a forgery himself, after a U.S. judge on Wednesday denied a bizarre motion supposedly filed by Madoff that claimed the U.S. intelligence agencies used "bio-electric sensors" to influence the case against him.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:40 pm
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