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4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Ten Commandments monument in front of Fargo City Hall backed by appeals court

The Ten Commandments monument outside the Fargo Civic Center is getting attention after North Dakota Rep. Tim Kasper asked the state attorney general's office to determine if a UND law group, which is funded by the state, can represent the Freethinkers in their suit against the city.

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6 hrs ago | Cityview Online

Catching up: Fair's sidewalk evangelist appeals. Tirrells file for bankruptcy. Gortz Haus update

Jason Powell , who was told by Iowa State Fair officials and then by Federal Judge Robert Pratt that his sidewalk preaching interfered with traffic, last week appealed Pratt's ruling to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KIMT

Appeals court expands death penalty retrial of north Iowa woman

An appeals court says the death penalty retrial for an Iowa woman convicted of helping kill five people in 1993 will be broader than the trial judge wanted.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

Appeals court upholds decision that keeps Fargo ma...

An appeals court has upheld a federal judge's decision allowing a Ten Commandments monument to remain on city property in downtown Fargo.

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Deseret News

What a man's beard says about the complicated enterprise of religious freedom work

In Holt v. Hobbs , Muslim prisoner Gregory Holt seeks the right to maintain a "one-half-inch beard in accordance with his religious beliefs."

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Deseret News

What a man's beard says about the complicated enterprise of religious freedom work

This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition , which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Duluth head shop owner to appeal convictionsDuluth head shop owner to ...

Duluth head shop owner to appeal convictions Carlson was sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison and had $6.5 million seized.

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Courthouse News Service

U.S. Bank Ducks Petters Ponzi Scheme Claims

Finding it "implausible" that irregular banking activity could have tipped U.S. Bank off about the Ponzi scheme at Petters Co., the 8th Circuit dismissed claims from a trustee that lost $700 million.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa man loses sentence appeal for fraud schemes

A northeast Iowa man sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for fabricating grain elevator scale tickets and bankruptcy fraud has lost his sentence appeal.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star Tribune

National group tries to halt union election of personal home care providers in Minnesota

Federal Judge Michael Davis will rule Wednesday on whether to grant a temporary injunction to stop a vote on whether home care providers will be unionized.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Right is Stumbo with Ware Shoals School District Superintendent Faye Sprouse. This past week Eighth Circuit Solicitor David M. Stumbo, along with staff members Jami Steifle and Dale Allen, hand-delivered school supplies to the local school districts of the Eighth Judicial Circuit: Abbeville District 60; Greenwood Districts 50, 51 , and 52 ; Laurens ... (more)

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ThinkProgress

Federal Appeals Court Demands Longer Sentence For Officer Who Delivered Brutal Beating

As outrage over the shooting of Michael Brown roils on, many are facing the all-too-real fear that the case will never see justice, even if it turns out the shooting was entirely unjustified.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

JD Supra

Cert Alert: Is TTAB Decision on Likelihood of Confusion Preclusive?

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit finding the mark "Sealtight" to be merely descriptive, notwithstanding that in the Trademark Trial and Appeal Bound had rejected an attempt to cancel the registration for that mark .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

JD Supra

Guarantors Are Not Protected by the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Eighth Circuit Holds

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently upheld summary judgment in favor of a lender, dismissing an action by the borrowers' spouses alleging that the lender's requirement that the spouses sign guaranties for the loan violated the Equal Credit Opportunity Act .

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The Eighth Circuit Weighs In on Trademark Licenses as Executory Contracts in Bankruptcy Proceedings

An en banc panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed an earlier ruling of the same court finding that a trademark license agreement that was entered into as part of an asset purchase agreement was not executory because both parties to the agreement had substantially performed their obligations thereunder; therefore, the ... (more)

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The Fairfield Ledger

Former officer could receive longer sentence ...

A federal appeals court says a former Des Moines police officer sentenced to less than two years in prison for severely beating a man during a 2008 traffic stop should serve much longer.

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Cleveland.com

Where are Cleveland's portable traffic cameras?

From Thursday through Sept. 4, Cleveland's mobile traffic cameras will snap photos of speeding cars at the following locations, which can also be viewed in the interactive map below: In order to trigger the photo shoot, drivers have to be going 11 mph over the posted speed limit, then Safety Director Martin Flask said at a September news ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Insurance

AIG not due compensation from bank used by investment manager who stole funds

A bank whose account was used by an investment adviser to steal money from his employer's customers is not obligated to compensate the American International Group Inc. unit that insured the employer, an appellate court ruled Wednesday.

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JD Supra

Eighth Circuit Holds Loan Guarantors Are Not Applicants Under ECOA

On August 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that ECOA clearly provides that a person does not qualify as an applicant under the statute solely by virtue of executing a guaranty to secure the debt of another.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Law Professor Blogs Network

Eighth Circuit Decision on Arbitration of Internal Trust Disputes

Yesterday, theEighth Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a decision in Brown v. Brown-Thill , which deals with the arbitration of various types of internal trust disputes, including the ability to remove a trustee.

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