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1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

Hawaii Must Sue Credit Companies in State Court

Hawaii's deceptive-marketing claims against major credit card providers belong in state court, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday.


Related Topix: Marketing, US News

5 hrs ago | SFGate

Court: Freed felons still face gun restrictions

Freed Montana felons can't possess any firearms if they don't qualify for a concealed-weapons permit, even though the state's Constitution restores the civil rights of offenders who have served their time, a federal appellate court panel ruled.


Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Missoula, MT

9 hrs ago | JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Allows Deputies to Proceed with Sex Discrimination Suit

Anderson v. City and County of San Francisco , No. 11-16746 : In a recent decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the San Francisco Sheriff's Department may have violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by barring male sheriff deputies from supervising female inmates at county jails.


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

10 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

No settlement in Riley v. Prescott lawsuit

Cindy Barks The Daily Courier The lawsuit that former Yavapai Humane Society employee KayAnne Riley brought against the City of Prescott and Mayor Marlin Kuykendall three years ago apparently will continue, despite mediation proceedings that took place in Phoenix this week.


Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, ACLU, US News

15 hrs ago | The News-Star

It's the ultimate 'redress of grievances'

The least-known of the five freedoms of the First Amendment, it's most often associated with individuals, groups or lobbyists.


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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Judge won't free Russian accused of hacking in US

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood ruled her court had jurisdiction over the case against Roman Seleznev and allowed it to move forward, even though his lawyers had filed a motion to dismiss.


Related Topix: US Secret Service, US News, Business News

Alaska Journal of Commerce

BOEM aims for new Chukchi report by October

The U.S. Bureau of Offshore Energy Management has developed a revised exploration and development scenario for Chukchi Sea oil and gas development that will be part of a new draft supplemental environmental impact statement, or SEIS, to be issued this fall.


Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, US News

Fox News

California battle over concealed-weapon rights could be headed for the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has turned aside all Second Amendment challenges since a pair of landmark rulings in 2008 and 2009 confirmed the rights of individuals to keep and bear arms.


Related Topix: California, Guns, San Diego County, CA, US News


Federal Judge Knocks Down Remaining Challenge To New Jersey's Ban On Ex-Gay Therapy

After New Jersey passed its ban on ex-gay therapy for minors last year, two lawsuits were filed challenging the law, one by therapists wishing to continue to practice the harmful treatment and one by a family seeking to continue the treatment for their son.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, US News, Liberal Political News

The Daily Courier

State urges review of prison health ruling: Decision clears way for...

The state of Arizona has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling nearly two months ago that concluded about 33,000 inmates could join a lawsuit protesting the quality of healthcare in the state's prisons.


Related Topix: US News

West Side and South Side Leader

West Side News & Notes

On July 23, the Ohio Supreme Court declined to hear the former Akron Police Department captain's appeal and denied his motion to extend his stay.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Ohio

Wed Jul 30, 2014


California Courier Online, July 31, 2014

The California Courier Online, July 31, 2014 1 - Commentary Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister For Denying the Armenian Genocide By Harut Sassounian 2 - Brand Library Features `Joan Quinn Captured' Exhibit Through Aug. 1 3 - Shahnasarian Releases 11th Book 4 - Levitt Pavilion Pasadena Celebrates Armenian Genocide ... (more)


Related Topix: California, Clark University, Columbia University, US News, US Supreme Court

Courthouse News Service

Diocese's Insurance Does Not Cover Abuse Claims

The Catholic Diocese of Phoenix's insurance policy does not cover sexual abuse claims, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.


Related Topix: US News

Washington Blade

Before summer's end, a succession of marriage cases

April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse filed the lawsuit against Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.


Related Topix: Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Friends of the Clearwater fight logging project in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest

Members of the Moscow-based environmental group, Friends of The Clearwater, continue to work with attorneys with the goal of permanently halting the Little Slate Project.


Related Topix: US News

Courthouse News Service

Todd Rundgren Faces Hurdles in Bank Fracas

Musician Todd Rundgren and his wife face administrative hurdles in their lawsuit alleging that Washington Mutual Bank defrauded them, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Todd Rundgren, US News, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

JD Supra

Federal district court grants CFPB petition to enforce CIDs issued to tribal lenders

A California federal court recently issued an order granting the CFPB's petition to enforce its civil investigative demands issued to three tribally-affiliated payday lenders.


Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit News

After Arizona fiasco, back to the future for the death penalty?

The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts July 23 in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz.


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

Mass. man charged in car registration tax dodge

A Chinese citizen is accused of lying about living in the city to obtain titles and registration documents for his personal cars and avoid Massachusetts' sales tax.


Related Topix: BMW G, BMW Dirt Bike, Dirt Bikes, Manchester, NH, US News

Governor Brown Taps Cuellar to Fill Latest Vacancy on California Supreme Court

Governor Jerry Brown has nominated Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to fill the most recent vacancy on the California Supreme Court created by the impending retirement of Justice Marvin Baxter.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, World News, Mexico, Prison, Immigration Reform, US News