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The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a US District Court for the Central District of California decision dismissing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act claim.
Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
THERE are two reasons for arguing that the death penalty is a "cruel and unusual punishment", and thus unconstitutional.
Should lethal injection be replaced by firing squad? One federal judge thinks so.
Days before an Arizona murderer gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes and died nearly two hours after his execution began, a conservative federal appeals judge called for replacing lethal injection with firing squads, saying the public must acknowledge that executions are "brutal, savage events."
Gov. Jan Brewer had two big court decisions go against her in recent weeks - but the litigation-happy gov is ready to keep fighting in court rather than comply with court orders.
A box of cupcakes are seen topped with icons of same-sex couples at City Hall in San Francisco, June 29, 2013.
A letter from the James Fouts, Mayor of the City of Warren, Michigan, attached to the Complaint in a lawsuit filed challenging this policy : The City of Warren through the Downtown Development Authority has received your request to use space in the atrium.
A former Akron police captain freed in his ex-wife's death appears headed to prison -- or a new trial -- after a divided Ohio Supreme Court refused today to hear his appeal.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on July 14 seeking an injunction against an Arizona law that prohibits sex and race-selective abortions, claiming the law intended to protect women is a form of racial discrimination.
A federal appeals court panel has brushed off objections to a settlement between a class of consumers and the maker of Nutella, ruling that an award of about $1 million for plaintiffs' counsel was proper even though it was double the amount available to allegedly wronged consumers.
Bachelor's degree, Harvard College; Juris Doctor degree, Yale Law School; Doctor of Philosophy degree in political science, Stanford University.
Brown on Tuesday nominated 41-year-old Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to be an associate justice of the state's highest court.
In a recent decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held, for the first time, that California's contractor licensing requirement cannot be used to bar a federal subcontractor from pursuing a claim under the miller Act, 40 U.S.C. A 3131, for payment in connection with a federal government contract.
Judge Margaret Sweeney handed Fairholme Funds a huge victory late last week when she ruled in favor of broad access in discovery to FHFA records going back years, rather than the narrow period in 2012 that the FHFA wanted to limit discovery to.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:23 am
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