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42 min ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Benefits ruling inspires march by migrants

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled earlier this month that the state has no obligation to offer paid health care benefits to Micronesian migrants covered under the Compact of Free Association, which allows Palau, Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia citizens to live and work in the United States.


Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia, Honolulu, HI, US News

5 hrs ago | JD Supra

Another California Court Does Backflips To Thwart Arbitration And Elevate The Class-Action Device

Last week's decision in . demonstrates that resistance to Concepcion lives on in the California courts, even at the cost of creating a split with the Ninth Circuit on the same issue in the same contract used by the same company.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suit to Overturn Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2014 - The American Sociological Association filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today supporting the fight to overturn Virginia's gay marriage ban and continuing its now 14-month effort to highlight the overwhelming body of social science research that confirms "children fare just ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Texas at Austin

Whittier Daily News

Pasadena appeals judgea s denial of motion to dismiss McDade lawsuit

PASADENA>> The city has appealed a judge's denial of a motion to dismiss a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the city by the parents of Kendrec McDade , a teenager shot by Pasadena police officers in 2012.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, US News

Mukilteo Tribune

City wins police tasing lawsuit

The city recently won a lengthy case involving a 2008 police tasing incident, but it may not be over.


Related Topix: Snohomish, WA, US News, Snohomish County, WA

House Lawyers Defend 'Speech or Debate' Protections

A bipartisan group of congressional leaders filed court papers Tuesday defending the constitutional shield that protects members of Congress and their staff from being forced to provide information about legislative activities.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Rick Renzi, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Kolbe

Orange Juice

The Recent Sex-worker Murders in Anaheim, and the Failure To Implement Jessica's Law

In light of the recent arrests of two registered sex offenders in connection with four murders in Orange County, I'd like to share an article, in part, that I originally wrote a few months ago for OC Lawyer Magazine .


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Eric Goldman

Internet Law Professors File Amicus Brief in 'Innocence of...

I'm sure you are familiar with Garcia v. Google , the copyright lawsuit against YouTube over the Innocence of Muslims video that led to a fatwa being issued against Garcia, an actress in the movie.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News

Courthouse News Service

Lummi Tribe's Fishing Case Faces Off in the 9th

A decades-old fight over tribal fishing rights went for another round as the Lummi Nation told the 9th Circuit about their exclusion from certain waters between Washington and Vancouver Island.


Related Topix: US News, Washington, us Travel, Travel

JD Supra

ERISA: 9th Circuit - Does "Reopening" A Claim,...

If the statute of limitations has already run, does the claim administrator "waive" the statute of limitations defense by agreeing to reopen a claim? Here's last Friday's Ninth Circuit case Gordon v.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Governor signs surprise inspections abortion bill

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's signing of bill allowing for snap inspections at abortion clinics will likely lead to another legal battle.


Related Topix: Abortion, Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

Crosses Spur Constitutional Confrontation

The 29-foot cross overlooking San Diego and the Pacific was built 60 years ago, but people still can't agree on what it is supposed to mean.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, La-Jolla, CA, US News

Courthouse News Service

Convicted Murderer Still Has Miranda Rights Case

A man convicted twice for the same murder can sue the Ventura County Sheriff's Department for failing to read him his rights, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: Miranda, CA, Ventura County, CA, US News

Hollywood Reporter

Netflix Asks Appellate Court to Reconsider 'Innocence of Muslims' Ruling

The streaming company warns of the consequences of "creating a new species of copyright," saying its business will be threatened if the ruling is left untouched.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US News, Business News

The Hill

Privacy, media groups want anti-Muslim video kept online

A host of news outlets and privacy rights groups are urging a federal appeals court to keep the anti-Muslim video "Innocence of Muslims" on the Internet.


Related Topix: Privacy, US News


On the Bundy Ranch confrontation

I hate to see how many on my side who are upset at Obama's violation of the Rule of Law cheer the Bundys' criminal contempt of a court order.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ninth Circuit Sustains Attorney's Extortion Conviction

A California attorney serving prison time for attempting to extort money from the lawyer representing a rabbi in an immigration visa fraud investigation has failed to convince a federal appeals court to reverse his conviction.


Related Topix: US News

Marin Independent Journal

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. takes fight to U.S. Supreme Court

The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. filed a petition Monday to take its fight to stay open to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Environmental Law, Law


Nevada GOP drops platform against marriage equality and abortion rights

Members of the Nevada Republican Party voted Saturday to remove opposition to marriage equality and abortion rights from the official party platform, according to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal .


Related Topix: Abortion, US Supreme Court, US News, Wedding

JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Hearing on California Resale Royalties

Readers will recall that in 2012 the U.S. District Court struck down the California Resale Royalties Act, holding that the 1970s-era law violated the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: US News