First Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Gang members convicted for murder and racketeeringRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | KTMF

    ... not a member of MS-13, and had nothing to do with the Chelsea murder." He will appeal to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Perez is charged with the July 2015 murder of a gang member in Lawrence, Massachusetts, who MS-13 members believed was ...


  2. Bill Cosby Accuser Petitions Supreme Court to Review Defamation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Hollywood Reporter

    The U.S. Supreme Court is being invited to review a defamation case against Bill Cosby. And this one is worth watching for many reasons.


  3. First Circuit Rejects Sunbeam Approach to Effect of Rejection of Trademark License in BankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | JD Supra

    In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC , 879 F.3d 389 , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled that the rejection of a trademark license in bankruptcy means that the licensee loses the ability to use the licensed intellectual property because trademarks are not among the categories of "intellectual property" afforded special protection under the Bankruptcy Code.


  4. Massachusetts and the Ninth Circuit: Recent Ban On Using Prior Salary as Basis for Gender Pay GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | JD Supra

    Executive Summary: The federal Equal Pay Act already imposes limitations on employers when it comes to compensating employees of the opposite sex for equal work. With a recent legislative change in Massachusetts and a decision earlier this month out of the Ninth Circuit, however, several jurisdictions now prohibit the use of prior salary as a justification for any pay differential between men and women.


  5. Wisconsin appeals court reinstates spa shooting lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 |

    A state appeals court reinstated a lawsuit Thursday against a website that facilitated the purchase of a gun used in a mass shooting in suburban Milwaukee five years ago, rejecting arguments that federal law absolves the website's operators of liability. A restraining order barred Radcliffe Haughton from possessing a firearm, but he purchased a gun through firearms trading site and used it to kill his wife and two of her co-workers at Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield in 2012.


  6. What a court decision teaches 401(k) advisers about choosing stable-value fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | InvestmentNews

    In order to reduce their risk of fiduciary liability, 401 plan sponsors often seek to offer an investment menu that satisfies the requirements of ERISA Section 404 , which eliminates the risk associated with investment choices by plan participants. One requirement of the Section 404 regulations is to offer a relatively safe investment vehicle, described as an "income producing, low risk, liquid investment."


  7. Man faces deportation to Brazil, loses court appealRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | Washington Times

    An immigrant from Brazil who has lived in the United States for nearly 28 years has lost a bid to remain in the country and faces deportation this week. Lawyers for 65-year-old Elvecio Viana , of Nashua, New Hampshire, said he came to the U.S. on a visa.


  8. United States Supreme Court denies certiorari in March v. Mills...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | State of Maine

    ... Thomas More Law Center. In a major victory for women and for Planned Parenthood clinics, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, in an unanimous decision last August, concluded that Maine's law did not infringe on protesters' right of free speech, that ...


  9. Brazilian Immigrant in Nashua Still At Risk of DeportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A Brazilian immigrant living in Nashua who narrowly avoided deportation earlier this month is still at risk of having to leave the country. "If the motion to stay is denied, then Elvecio will be separated from his daughter and grandchildren, he'll be put on a plane by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities on the 19th of April," McDaniel said.


  10. Supreme Court rejects anti-abortion pastor's appeal on noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WFTV Orlando

    The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from a pastor who challenged a state law's noise limit that was used to restrict his anti-abortion protest outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland, Maine. The justices offered no comment Monday in rejecting the appeal from the Rev.


  11. Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Maine Law Banning Abortion Clinic ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    The U.S. Supreme Court Monday turned down a First Amendment challenge to a noise provision of Maine's civil rights law used to police abortion clinic protests. Though the denial is a temporary victory for the state, the case is likely to return to the Court at a future juncture.


  12. High court refuses to hear appeal of Portland abortion protesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the appeal of an abortion protester who has been cited for shouting outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland. The petition for a hearing before the nation's highest court challenged a ruling by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and comes as the latest step in a legal drama that has unfolded since 2015.


  13. No Return for the Vacation From HellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | FindLaw

    ... He was out more than $46,000, so he went after the online service that set it up. The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals shared Hiam's bewilderment over the company's actions, but that wasn't enough to get his money back. In Hiam v. , ...


  14. Whitey Bulger Fast FactsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2018 | WAAY

    ... March 14, 2013 - Federal Judge Richard Stearns is removed from the Bulger case by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston. Stearns had previously worked for the criminal division of the US Attorney's Office in Boston that focused on organized ...


  15. Convicted child killer Dale loses federal appeal, files another in 1st Circuit CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Concord Monitor

    ... involved an important issue to resolve in further proceedings. He has already filed with the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, but he will need a certificate of appealability to continue. "(Dale) is ordered to file a memorandum requesting ...


  16. First Circuit Rejects CMS FAQs Clarifying Medicaid DSH Payment CalculationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | JD Supra

    On April 4, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that rejected CMS's enforcement of two FAQs that clarified how certain reimbursements made to hospitals for dual-eligible Medicaid patients would be used to calculate Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments. In affirming the district court decision, the First Circuit affirmed that the setoff rule announced by CMS in two FAQs in 2010 represented a substantive policy decision that could not be implemented by the agency without the appropriate notice-and-comment rulemaking.


  17. For 1st time in 6 decades, Baton Rouge voters get chance to weigh in on police taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... in favor of the legislative auditor last October, and City Hall appealed the ruling to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. A tax for police pay raises won't be appearing on the spring ballots after all, though debate on the issue Wednesday exposed ...


  18. State of Hawai v. Ritalynn Moss CelestineRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2018 | FindLaw

    This appeal arises from a challenge by Ritalynn Moss Celestine to her conviction based on the validity of her waiver of the right to testify at trial. We hold that the record does not support a conclusion that Celestine's waiver of the right to testify was voluntarily, intelligently, and knowingly made.


  19. He who hesitates is lost, court tells Dorchester man who was a day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Universal Hub

    On Oct. 6, 2016, Samuel Dixon filed an appeal of his 18-year federal sentence for gun possession. Unfortunately for Dixon, that was exactly one day after the deadline he had for filing his appeal.


  20. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Foreclosure Sale Not Rendered Void ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently rejected arguments that a foreclosure sale was rendered void by the defendants' violations of certain Massachusetts statutes, or by defendants' violation of a section of the mortgage instrument. As background, the plaintiffs refinanced their mortgage for a home in Massachusetts in 2007, and defaulted on their obligations under that loan in 2008.