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3 hrs ago | ABA Journal
A federal appeals court on Thursday appeared to side with homeless advocates in a challenge to a Los Angeles law that bars people from living in their vehicles on public streets and parking lots.
Should America's 11 million illegal immigrants be offered a path to citizenship?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
At their Lewiston home in April 2012, Doreen is surrounded by Julia, then 7, Jordan, then 13, and Jorja, then 7. Two years ago, Doreen Flynn of Lewiston won her case against the U.S. government, successfully arguing that bone-marrow donors should be able to receive compensation.
7 hrs ago | The UCL Practitioner
In Mondragon v. Capital One Auto Finance , ___ F.3d ___ , the Ninth Circuit considered the "local controversy" exception to federal jurisdiction under CAFA, and reversed the district court's remand order.
Vallarta, 52, of Salinas, has been City Attorney for the City of Salinas since 2005.
A panel of a federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of three Las Vegas residents in a $16 million tax evasion case in which employees were paid in gold and silver coins.
Akron's 9th District Court of Appeals has upheld the murder and child endangering convictions of Heather Lerch in the 2012 drug-related death of her 17-month-old son Patrick.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $10,000 fine against a skilled nursing facility for leaving a suicidal patient unattended, who then walked out of the facility and killed himself.
Thanksgiving arrived early for those who use California's anti-SLAPP statute to fight meritless claims targeting free speech and petition rights.
A California girl whose suicidal father was killed by police deputies can continue her wrongful death claim, the 9th Circuit ruled.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a police officer who complained about his department's safety standards is not entitled to First Amendment protection of his speech.
Dr. John Wagner posed for a picture with his former patient, Sydney Scott, 6, of Lake Elmo, at a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the world's first bone marrow transplant.
John Dennis Apel says he has a First Amendment right to protest peacefully outside of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the site of missile and space launch facilities.
A U.S. appeals court has ordered immigration officials to review their decision not to grant asylum to a gay man who said he was attacked for his sexual orientation in 2002 and 2003 in his native Russia and feared he would be persecuted if forced to return there.
The 9th Circuit will launch live Internet video streaming of en banc proceedings Monday in San Francisco, a move believed to be the first of its kind for a federal appeals court.
A federal appeals court has rejected efforts to operate a private ferry on Lake Chelan to compete with a monopoly on service to the remote town of Stehekin.
Orange County's former sheriff has lost an appeal to have his federal prison sentence reduced for a 2009 witness tampering conviction.