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28 min ago | FindLaw

B&N 'Browsewrap' Ruling: 3 Things Business Owners Should Know

Barnes & Noble had to swallow a bitter pill in federal court on Monday , when a federal appeals court held that the retailer couldn't enforce legal provisions buried behind a link hidden on its website -- also known as a "browsewrap" agreement.

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4 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Washington High Court Must Define 'Collapse'

An insurance dispute involving structural damage to a condominium requires the Washington Supreme Court to define the word "collapse," the 9th Circuit said Tuesday.

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8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Federal Appeals Court Upholds LAX Panhandling Ban

A federal appeals court has upheld a panhandling ban at Los Angeles International Airport in a lawsuit brought by a Hare Krishna group nearly two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Religion, International Society for Krishna Consciousness, US News

10 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Supreme Court puts a hold on gay marriage in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia Wednesday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.

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10 hrs ago | JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Allows Delinquent Corporation To Sue And Own Trademarks

In Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina , the Ninth Circuit held that a corporation, whose charter had been suspended by the state of California in 1977, had standing in 2012 to sue and to own trademarks as an unincorporated association.

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Related Topix: US News, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

10 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Attorney John Hovel's legacy offers hope for others with cancer

John Hovel , a shareholder in the Milwaukee law firm of Kravit Hovel & Krawczyk SC, has died following a four-year battle with colon and liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Law, Foley and Lardner, US News

18 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Anna Nicole Smith Heirs Will Not Receive Money from Marshall Estate

Sanctions were the last hope in federal court for the heirs of Vickie Lynn Marshall or her attorneys to receive money after the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal and U.S. Supreme Court ruled against them and stated that the Texas Probate Court judgment in favor of was the governing decision in the case.

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22 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Court reinstates Lincoln County man's conviction

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a conviction against an Oregon man who allegedly abused a female relative more than a decade ago.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Courthouse News Service

CNS First Amendment Case Against Ventura Bounced From Fed Court

A First Amendment action by Courthouse News over press access in Ventura Superior Court was for a second time rejected by U.S. Judge Manuel Real on Monday.

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KBCI CBS 2

Otter's request for more judges in same-sex marriage appeal denied

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Governor Butch Otter's request to increase the size of the justice panel that will hear the case in September regarding Idaho's same-sex marriage laws.

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Washington Times

Havre man to plead guilty in corruption case

A Havre businessman plans to plead guilty to charges that his company overbilled the Chippewa Cree Tribe by $116,000 to recover money used to pay off tribal officials who awarded a contract to demolish the reservation's health center.

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Eric Goldman

What's a Browsewrap? The Ninth Circuit Sure Doesn't Know-Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble

This is a lawsuit over Barnes & Noble's alleged failure to honor its closeout advertisements for Hewlett-Packard Touchpads.

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The Washington Post

Constitutional challenge to IPAB dismissed, but could return

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismissed as unripe a challenge to the Independent Payment Advisory Board .

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OregonLive.com

'Tyrannical' Hillsboro ex-cop blames ADHD, but appeals panel sees no disability in his firing

The city of Hillsboro did not violate federal disability law when it fired a police sergeant who claimed his rude behavior stemmed from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a federal appeals panel decided.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Conviction upheld in 1998 Reno deliveryman killing

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has announced a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower federal court's decision to overturn the murder conviction of Ryan Oshun Moore, 33, who was convicted in Washoe County, Nev.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Reno, NV, US News, Washoe County, NV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

JD Supra

Funkadelic Master Sound Recordings Can Be Involuntarily Transferred...

Addressing the issue of whether a lower court abused its discretion by appointing a receiver and authorizing the sale of master sound recordings to satisfy monetary judgments, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the lower court's decision, finding that the Copyright Act did not protect the defendant from the involuntary ... (more)

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FindLaw

Guard Can't Read Legal Mail From Prisoner to Attorney: 9th Cir.

Prisoners' mail is almost always subject to being opened and read thoroughly by prison officials looking for contraband, which can include attempting to exchange information between gang members, for example.

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Ohio.com

Judge to hear new trial arguments for ex-Akron police Capt. Douglas Prade

In this March 20, 2014, file photo, Douglas Prade is taken into custody at the Summit County Courthouse in Akron, Ohio.

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JD Supra

What Constitutes 'Use' of a Motor Vehicle?

Barry P. Goldberg sometimes has to analyze circumstances that may or may not be covered both to obtain insurance coverage for his clients and to effectively access insurance coverage from the adverse party.

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