First Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. A look who is running in the contested Ohio Supreme Court primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Two appellate judges, both first-time statewide candidates, are vying for the Republican nomination for one of three seats on the Ohio Supreme Court that are up for election this year. Pat Fischer, a judge on the state appeals court in Cincinnati, faces Colleen O'Toole, an appellate judge from the Warren area, in Tuesday's primary.

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  2. A Crazy Puerto Rican Gay Marriage Suit May Kill the Insular CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | FindLaw

    Marriage equality is the law of the land. That much is settled. Despite this, a recent, very unexpected ruling from a federal judge in Puerto Rico , found otherwise -- holding that the rights guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment and last summer's gay marriage decision, Obergefell v.

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  3. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rejects 'Selective Tender Rule'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... v. Great Northern Insurance Company . In response to a certified question from the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the SJC held that where two workers' compensation policies cover the same loss, an insured may not foreclose one insurer from ...

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  4. Update on the U.S. Supreme Court's Inclusive Communities DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | JD Supra

    As previously reported on this blog, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Texas Department of Housi ng and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. , 135 S. Ct. 2507 adopted a burden-shifting approach to assessing claims that housing policies cause disparate impact on minority populations in violation of the Fair Housing Act .

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  5. Employers with multiple comp insurers can't play favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Business Insurance

    Employers who have more than one workers compensation insurer cannot pick and choose which insurer is on the hook for covering an injured worker's comp claim, the Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled. Scott Marino, president of Haverhill, Massachusetts-based industrial equipment supplier Progression Inc. was severely injured in an auto accident during a business trip to Oman in January 2010, according to court records.

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  6. Federal Judge Says Gay Marriage Ruling Does Not Apply To Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | On Top Magazine

    ... In October 2014, Perez-Gimenez upheld Puerto Rico's marriage ban. Plaintiffs appealed to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. After the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell , the First Circuit sent the case back to the district court "for further ...

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  7. Federal Judge: No Marriage Equality in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Advocate

    A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage equality decision doesn't apply in Puerto Rico, as it's a territory and not a state. U.S. District Court Judge Juan Perez-Gimenez ruled Tuesday that Puerto Rico's marriage ban remains valid, BuzzFeed reports.

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  8. Judge: Supreme Court marriage ruling not applicable to Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Washington Blade

    A federal judge on March 8, 2016, ruled the U.S. Supreme Court decision that extended marriage rights to same-sex couples throughout the country does not apply to Puerto Rico. A federal judge on Tuesday ruled the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that extended marriage rights to same-sex couples across the country does not apply to Puerto Rico because it is not a state.

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  9. First Circuit Says Employees on Fluctuating Workweek Pay Plan May...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... bonus payments to employees compensated through fluctuating workweek. Last month, the First Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal appellate court to weigh in on this question. In Lalli v. General Nutrition Ctrs., Inc., GNC managers on ...

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  10. Alan S. Pierce Honored for Excellence in Workers' Compensation LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    Alan S. Pierce, Attorney of Alan S. Pierce and Associates, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in workers' compensation law. Mr. Pierce brings 40 years of experience to his role as an attorney of Alan S. Pierce and Associates.

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  11. 'Whitey' Bulger, 86, denied new trial, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Notorious South Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was denied in his bid for a new trial by a federal appeals court, the Boston Globe reported . A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit wrote in a 49-page opinion that "Bulger got a fair trial and none of the complained-of conduct on the court or government's part warrant reversal of his conviction."

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  12. Court rejects ex-gangster Whitey Bulger's bid for new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    A federal appeals court in Boston has rejected ex-gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's request for a new trial. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected the argument Bulger's right to a fair trial was violated when a judge barred him from testifying about his claim he received immunity for his crimes, among other things.

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  13. Court Rejects Ex-Ganster Whitey Bulger's Bid for New TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected the argument Bulger's right to a fair trial was violated when a judge barred him from testifying about his claim he received immunity for his crimes, among other things. Bulger's lawyer argued his defense was eviscerated when he wasn't allowed to tell the jury a now-deceased federal prosecutor granted him immunity to commit crimes.

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  14. The First Circuit's FWW Decision and Its Impact on Oilfield EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | jdsupra.com

    On February 12, 2016, the First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court's decision that an employer may use the fluctuating workweek method to calculate overtime pay rates even when an employee's weekly pay varies because of performance-based commissions. In Lalli v.

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  15. Court rejects ex-gangster Whitey Bulgera s bid for new trialRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Medincine Hat News

    A federal appeals court in Boston has rejected ex-gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's request for a new trial. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected the argument Bulger's right to a fair trial was violated when a judge barred him from testifying about his claim he received immunity for his crimes, among other things.

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  16. First Circuit Allows FedEx Drivers to Continue with Wage-and-Hour...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | jdsupra.com

    ... to meet factor (2). The Massachusetts District Court ruled in the drivers' favor. While the First Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the FAAAA did in fact preempt FedEx's duty to prove that the drivers performed services outside FedEx's usual ...

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  17. First Circuit Approves Use of FWW Method for Pay That Varies Due to Performance-Based CommissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | JD Supra

    The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court's decision that an employer may use the fluctuating workweek method to calculate overtime pay rates even when an employee's weekly pay varies because of performance-based commissions. Lalli v.

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  18. FTC Files Amicus Brief in First Circuit Seeking to Clarify Analysis in Post-Actavis CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | JD Supra

    Direct and indirect purchasers of Nexium recently appealed District of Massachusetts Judge William Young's denial of a request for a new trial in In re: Nexium to the First Circuit. As we previously reported , In re: Nexium was the first reverse payment case to go to trial following the Supreme Court's Actavis opinion, which holds that settlements entered into pursuant to the Hatch-Waxman Act are not immune from antitrust scrutiny.

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  19. Affirming Common Sense: Appeals Court Rejects Plaintiff's "Two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | jdsupra.com

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently sided with an ever-increasing line of cases clarifying the type of payments that may be added to a fixed salary without violating the fluctuating workweek method described in 29 C.F.R 778.114. The Court distinguished additional hourly-based pay from performance-based bonuses in this context, and re-affirmed that employers retain significant discretion in crafting and implementing creative compensation plans - including pay plans that combine various types of compensation - to meet business needs and incentivize their workers.

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  20. Denial of Child's Insurance Coverage Case Remanded by 1st CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    The First Circuit reversed and remanded a lower court decision that favored a health insurance company that denied specialized psychiatric coverage for a child Asperger's. In many ways the decision was one based less on deep matters of psychiatry and more on the proper application of legal procedure.

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