First Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Lack of Oxford comma costs company millions in overtime disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Oakhurst Dairy trucks lining up in Portland, Me., in 2006. Delivery drivers distribute perishable foods, but they don't pack the boxes themselves.


  2. A million-dollar overtime dispute hinges on a missing Oxford commaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    It's a divisive debate, but in this case, the lack of the polarising punctuation could cost Oakhurst Dairy $13 million. Three truck drivers could be awarded an estimated US$10 million in unpaid overtime after a United States court decision which hinged on a missing Oxford comma.


  3. A Missing Oxford Comma Decided This Ruling On Overtime PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Switched

    ... commas. And a court ruling out of Maine is adding fuel to the nerdy fire. On Monday, U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a group of dairy truck drivers who were suing Oakhurst Dairy for unpaid overtime wages, the Bangor Daily News ...


  4. Update on Title VII and Sexual Orientation DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | JD Supra

    Updating our previous post on this issue, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a complaint alleging sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII. In its 2-1 decision in Evans v.


  5. For Want of an Oxford CommaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Workforce

    The rock band Vampire Weekend once asked , "Who gives a f__k about an Oxford comma?" The answer, apparently, is the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, a whole lot. In O'Connon v.


  6. The ruling in this Maine labor dispute hinged on the omission of an Oxford commaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Those words open Maine Circuit Judge David Barron's opinion on a labor dispute between a dairy company and its delivery drivers. The ruling from the First Circuit Court of Appeals, in favor of the drivers, hinged on the omission of an Oxford comma, also known as the "serial" comma, the "final comma in a list of things," as Grammarly's blog explains.


  7. Court settles debate that's divided grammar nerds for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Mashable

    Ah, the Oxford comma. Journalists often fight over it , academics love it and a lot of people don't care about or even know what it is.


  8. Oxford comma issue benefits drivers in overtime caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | ABA Journal

    The Boston-based 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals pointed out the issue in the first sentence of its March 13 decision . "For want of a comma, we have this case," the court said in an opinion by Judge David Barron.


  9. A missing comma keeps Oakhurst Dairy labor lawsuit aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A Maine labor dispute appeal decided on Monday hinged on perhaps the nerdiest, most contentious punctuation debate of all - the Oxford comma. The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a group of Oakhurst Dairy truck drivers, who sued the company's owners three years ago for unpaid overtime wages.


  10. Bankruptcy Dispute Regarding "Coolcore" Trademark Heats Up in the First CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | JD Supra

    Back then, we noted that the decision was pending on appeal before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit . The BAP has spoken, and its decision rejects the bankruptcy court's approach - rooted in case law from 1985 - in favor of the modern trend of expanding protection for trademark licensees.


  11. Oxford comma or not? The nerdiest dispute ever plays out in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 |

    ... or distribution? Or are you also denied overtime even if all you do is distribute? The First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law is unclear. "And because, under Maine law, ambiguities in the state's wage and hour laws must be construed ...


  12. Man Who Sold Parts to Iran for WWIII Denied Lighter SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... that China sentences people to death just for selling sensitive information . The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals summarily dispatched Cheng's appeal, ruling that the trial judge did not exceed her authority in sentencing him to 108 months in ...


  13. 2016 Massachusetts Employment Law Year In ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | JD Supra

    Today we continue with our Year in Review segment, which looks at the key labor & employment law developments from 2016 in New York, the DC Metro Area, Massachusetts, and California, while offering our thoughts on 2017. Last week we covered New York and the DC Metro Area.


  14. Vizio Can't Shake Video Privacy LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | MediaPost

    In a blow to Vizio, a federal judge has refused to dismiss allegations that the smart TV manufacturer violated a federal video privacy law by sharing information about consumers with ad-tech companies and data brokers. U.S. District Court Judge Josephine Staton in Santa Ana, California, Staton rejected Vizio's argument that the Video Privacy Protection Act doesn't apply to device manufacturers.


  15. Federal National Mortgage Association v. John Michael Kaio Personal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | FindLaw

    FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. JOHN-MICHAEL KAIO, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JOY LEINAALAONAPUA KAIO, Defendant-Appellant, and JOHN DOES 1-10; JANE DOES 1-10; DOE PARTNERSHIPS 1-10; DOE CORPORATIONS 1-10; DOE ENTITIES 1-10; and DOE GOVERNMENTAL UNITS 1-10; Defendants GRANTING DECEMBER 12, 2016 MOTION TO DISMISS APPELLATE COURT CASE NUMBER CAAP-16-0000722 FOR LACK OF APPELLATE JURISDICTION, STRIKING DECEMBER 22, 2016 REPLY MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF DECEMBER 12, 2016 MOTION AS UNAUTHORIZED UNDER HAWAI'I RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE RULE 27AND DISMISSING ALL PENDING MOTIONS AS MOOT Upon review of Plaintiff-Appellee Federal National Mortgage Association's December 12, 2016 motion to dismiss appellate court case number CAAP-16-0000722 for lack of appellate jurisdiction, Defendant-Appellant John-Michael Kaio's December 19, 2016 memorandum in ... (more)


  16. State of Hawai v. Laulani TealeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | FindLaw

    This case requires us to consider the definition of "tumultuous behavior" as a form of conduct on which a conviction under Hawaii's disorderly conduct statute may be based. The State, in its prosecution of Laulani Teale for disorderly conduct, and the Intermediate Court of Appeals, in affirming Teale's conviction, have offered various and conflicting definitions of the term "tumultuous behavior."


  17. Dean Daniel Mara, Petitioner-Appellant, v. State of Hawai'i, Respondent-Appellee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | FindLaw

    NAKAMURA, C.J., and LEONARD and REIFURTH, JJ.On the briefs: Dean Mara, Petitioner-Appellant pro se. James M. Anderson, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, City and County of Honolulu, for Respondent-Appellee.


  18. City Of Miami Could Owe Its Police Officers Millions After Court RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    The Florida Supreme Court sided with Miami police officers Thursday, reversing a lower court ruling that upheld the city of Miami's 2010 declaration of financial urgency. The Supreme Court's 4-1 ruling could result in a big pay day for retired police officers.


  19. McGovern: Case puts cops at liability riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Boston Herald

    A federal appeals court decision could expose cops across New England to lawsuits, and may force their lawyers to loosen - or completely change - established police protocols so departments can defend their officers in court. This week's decision by the Boston-based First Circuit Court of Appeals allows a lawsuit brought against the Maine State Police to go forward after it was tossed by a lower court.


  20. Maine court told to reconsider police role in deadly 2015 rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Reuters

    ... that state police had created a dangerous situation by failing to protect her. The First Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overturned that dismissal, telling the lower court to take up the case again and seek additional details, including ...