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2 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
FedEx misclassified more than 3,000 delivery drivers in California and Oregon as independent contractors rather than employees, the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.
4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Corrections officers violated the Constitution when they probed an inmate's anal cavity to search and remove suspected drugs without any medical assistance, a federal appeals court ruled this week.
4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
A Federal Express truck makes its way down a freeway in San Diego, California on August 22, 2014.
6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Earlier, I discussed President Obama's Executive Order 13,673 , which "will allow trial lawyers to extort larger settlements from companies, and enable bureaucratic agencies to extract costly settlements over conduct that may have been perfectly legal."
10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
Federal appeals judges bristled yesterday at arguments defending gay-marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee citing the demise of past bans on weddings between blacks and whites.
On August 21, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit joined the Ninth Circuit in holding that FINRA rules requiring arbitration of customer disputes may be superseded by an agreement between a member and a customer containing a broad forum selection clause requiring all disputes to be heard in court.
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on August 20, 2014, upheld a lower court's ruling and rejected an attempt by several environmental groups to use the citizen suit provision under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act to regulate emissions from locomotive engines.
The District Court of Guam today will host arguments in three cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 19 reversed a U.S. District Court judge's ruling regarding usual and accustomed fishing areas of the Lummi Nation and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, and Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, Courthouse News Service reports.
In the three years since AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion , courts have largely been rejecting substantive attacks on arbitration agreements that waive class actions.
The next chapter in a very old legal fight over the Martin Scorsese -directed Raging Bull will be written soon enough, and on Friday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals provided a preamble of sorts.
State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.
An officer violated a man's civil rights by removing a plastic bag containing drugs from his rectum, the 9th Circuit ruled Monday.
On remand from the Supreme Court, a divided 9th Circuit gave a convicted murderer another chance Monday to show that his lawyers neglected to challenge DNA evidence.
What's the likely Ninth Circuit timeline for deciding the fate of California's death penalty in Jones v.
MEDINAa S- Appellate judges have upheld the conviction of a Norton woman who was accused of hiding the knife used in an assault at a Medina bar last year.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 01:32 pm
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