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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Courts are conflicted about secrecy of death-penalty drugs: I'm not

Should states be required to disclose which drugs they use to kill people sentenced to the death penalty? Recently, the 9th Circuit Court said, "Yes," while, in a separate case, the U.S. Supreme Court said, "No."

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, US Supreme Court, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Washington Times

EDITORIAL: A Second Amendment right recognized for D.C.

Thugs in the nation's capital might think twice now before preying on a nighttime stroller - or a stroller in midafternoon, for that matter - in the belief that the prey won't shoot back.

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Related Topix: Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Appeals court upholds ex-B-2 engineer's conviction

A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the conviction of a former B-2 stealth bomber engineer who was convicted of selling military secrets to China and disclosing classified information to people in other countries.

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The Olympian

US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

KMVT Twin Falls

St. Luke's To Continue To Operate Saltzer Medical Group

A federal appeals court has given the green light to St. Luke's to continue to manage the Nampa Based Saltzer Medical Group while the hospital challenges a decision handed down earlier that it broke antitrust laws.

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Related Topix: Nampa, ID, US News

JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Holds Plaintiffs Not Required To Plead Tender Or...

On July 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that an allegation of tender or ability to tender is not required to support a TILA rescission claim.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Pharmaceutical Processing

Arizona Execution Renews Debate Over Methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, US News, US Supreme Court

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Dennis Norwood: Whose Country Is It, Anyhow?

While perusing my Internet news feeds recently I came across a story that while perhaps a bit dated, still grabbed my attention.

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Related Topix: US News, Education Etc., Cinco De Mayo, Life, Holidays

Medford Mail Tribune

Court orders re-evaluation of Ashland thinning

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a Medford U.S. District Court judge needs to take a closer look at a forest-thinning project in the Ashland watershed and whether it is violating forest standards concerning soil erosion.

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Related Topix: Ashland, OR, US News

KTAR

Appeals court upholds conviction in El Grande Market triple murder

A federal appeals court Friday upheld Martin Fong Soto's murder and robbery convictions in the 1992 robbery at El Grande Market in Tucson that left three people dead.

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Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Albany Times Union

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections, an unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjusts the straps on the gurney used for lethal injections at the Arizona State Prison at Florence, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, US News, Death Penalty

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Ex-lobbyist Whittemore aims to stay out of prison amid appeal

Lawyers for former Nevada developer and political power broker Harvey Whittemore are asking a federal appeals court to allow him to stay out of prison while he appeals his campaign finance conviction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Federal Prisons, Prison

San Francisco Bay View

California's death penalty is cruel, unusual and 'arbitrary'

A federal judge issued a stunning decision July 16, holding that the dysfunctional administration of California's death penalty violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.

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Related Topix: California, Death Penalty, Prison, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US News

KHQ-TV Spokane

Idaho logging operation temporarily halted

A logging project that has just started in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in northern Idaho has been temporarily halted by court action.

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Boise Weekly

Temporary Reprieve for St. Luke's in Saltzer Merger Mess

Officials at St. Luke's Health System cheered the news Friday when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said St. Luke's could hold onto the Saltzer Medical Group ... at least, temporarily.

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Daily Kos

Can Society Stomach Splatter?

The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts Wednesday afternoon in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz [over the execution of double murderer Joseph Wood].... "The death penalty simply has no place in this country," said Brian Stull, an attorney for the ACLU's Capital Punishment Project.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News

SFGate

Life sentences from 1992 Tucson homicide upheld

A federal appeals court has refused to overturn the conviction of a man linked a 1992 robbery and triple murder in Tucson.

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NewsTarget.com

Judge advocates firing squad to get around problems of using drugs to kill convicted murderers

On Dec. 7, 1982, Texas became the first state to authorize lethal injection to kill convicted murderers.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SFGate

Drakes Bay Oyster Co. gets reprieve

A customer enters the Oyster Shack at Drakes Bay Oyster Co. on July 10, 2014 in Inverness, California.

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Related Topix: Inverness, CA, US News, US Supreme Court

JD Supra

Change To Handbook Arbitration Policy - Adding Class Action...

On the same day that the California Supreme Court issued Iskanian , another important ruling with respect to class action arbitration waivers was issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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