First Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Stepfather charged in 2011 killing of 11-year-old N.H. girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Boston.com

    The stepfather of 11-year-old Celina Cass, the New Hampshire girl whose body was found along the Connecticut River near her home in 2011, was charged on Monday with killing her. The charges follow a lengthy investigation in the shocking case that for years had stymied authorities.

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  2. Supreme Court Unanimously Backs 'Implied Certification' Liability under False Claims ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | JD Supra

    Federal contractors may be subject to liability under the federal False Claims Act for violating regulatory requirements not expressly stated in their contracts, according to U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Universal Health Services v. Escobar , No.

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  3. Healey defeats gun dealers in challenge to Glock sales banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Business Journal

    ... that comes amid renewed talk of gun control in the wake of the Orlando massacre. The First Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an argument by two local gun dealers, Concord Armory and Woburn's Precision Point Firearms, that the state regulation ...

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  4. No Longer Implied: Supreme Court Expressly Recognizes Implied...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... on a theory of implied false certification. After dismissal in the district court, the First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed, holding that the defendant's failure to disclose its noncompliance with a "condition of payment" constituted an implied ...

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  5. Materiality Matters: SCOTUS Rules on FCA Implied CertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... of "conditions of payment" into conditions that can be either express or implied. In the First Circuit Court of Appeals decision considered by the Supreme Court in Universal Health , the First Circuit bought into the theory, and held actionable FCA ...

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  6. Supreme Court: False Claims Act Can Impose Liability for 'Implied False Certifications'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | JD Supra

    In an 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the False Claims Act can impose liability under an "implied false certification" theory. According to this theory, when a defendant submits a claim to the federal government, it "impliedly certifies" its compliance with material statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.

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  7. 'In Escobar, Supreme Court Upholds False Claims Act's Implied Certification Theory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | JD Supra

    On June 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel.

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  8. Congregation to file appeal in fight for oldest US synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    The nation's oldest Jewish congregation on Tuesday filed notice that it plans to appeal a decision that removed it as trustee of the nation's oldest synagogue. Congregation Shearith Israel, of New York, said in a filing that it would appeal to the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals in its fight over who controls the 250-year-old Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, and who owns a set of ceremonial bells worth millions.

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  9. Puerto Rico is really a colony, justices affirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Last week the Supreme Court insulted Puerto Rico by saying its people aren't sovereign. This week the court added injury to the insult, denying Puerto Rico access to federal bankruptcy laws that would have created a path to recovery for its struggling utilities.

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  10. Appeal to be filed in fight over oldest U.S. synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Providence - The nation's oldest Jewish congregation in New York says it plans to appeal a decision that removed it as trustee of the nation's oldest synagogue in Rhode Island. Congregation Shearith Israel on Tuesday filed a notice saying it would appeal to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  11. Congregation to appeal ruling on Touro SynagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Congregation Shearith Israel in New York will appeal a federal court ruling last month stripping its control of the historic Touro Synagogue in Rhode Island. The Manhattan congregation filed a notice Tuesday saying it will appeal to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an effort to reverse last month's decision concerning its relationship with the 250-year-old synagogue in Newport, The Associated Press reported.

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  12. The Supreme Court - June 2016 #3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | jdsupra.com

    Puerto Rico v. Franklin Cal. Tax-Free Trust , No. 15-233: Under the Federal Bankruptcy Code, state bankruptcy laws that enable insolvent municipalities to restructure their debts over the objections of creditors are pre-empted.

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  13. Federal appeals court puts Cranston redistricting on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    A federal appeals court has agreed to put on hold a judge's order that a Rhode Island city redraw its voting boundary lines.

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  14. Congregation to file appeal in fight for oldest US synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The nation's oldest Jewish congregation on Tuesday filed notice that it plans to appeal a decision that removed it as trustee of the nation's oldest synagogue. Congregation Shearith Israel, of New York, said in a filing that it would appeal to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its fight over who controls the 250-year-old Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, and who owns a set of ceremonial bells worth millions.

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  15. Supreme Court Affirms That Puerto Rico Is Really a U.S. ColonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Last week the Supreme Court insulted Puerto Rico by saying its people aren't sovereign. This week the court added injury to the insult, denying Puerto Rico access to federal bankruptcy laws that would have created a path to recovery for its struggling utilities.

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  16. Bad Review? Removing It Is More Complicated Than You'd ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | FindLaw

    Do you own the copyright to posts that flame you? And if so, is it proper to use your ownership of those flame posts to have them removed from ISPs? Can you? These and others are the issues at the center of a debate that has been roiling around in the courts for some time. Are defamed professionals allowed to own the comments that malign them? The First Circuit will chime in on this issue when it decides who owns the user comments in Ripoff Report reviews .

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  17. Three Strikes and Recovery Act is OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | JD Supra

    Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust puts an end to one of Puerto Rico's multi-pronged efforts to deleverage itself.

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  18. High court rules against Puerto Rico in debt caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Puerto Rico can't use a local law to restructure the debt of its financially ailing public utilities as it tries to overcome a decade-long economic crisis, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The 5-2 ruling said that federal bankruptcy law bars Puerto Rico from enacting its own law to restructure about $20 billion in debt.

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  19. Fla. Supreme Court Tosses Disability Benefit LimitRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A Florida workers' compensation statute that cuts off benefits for totally disabled individuals after two years is unconstitutional, a divided state Supreme Court ruled. The 2009 statute, which pertains to disabled individuals who have not reached maximum medical improvement, will be amended to allow benefits to continue for up to five years.

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  20. Obama administration sides with Wampanoag tribe in casino appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The Wampanoag tribe said it plans to complete its community center even as it continues to battle for the right to open a gaming facility on tribal lands. The U.S. Department of Justice has stepped into the legal battle over the rights of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head to build a casino on tribal lands in the smallest town on Martha's Vineyard.

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