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  1. Gearing up for the Ninth Circuit oral argument concerning...Read the original story

    9 min ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    As I have noted in a few recent posts , panel oral argument is scheduled for tomorrow, August 31, 2015, in the Ninth Circuit appeal of last year's ruling byUS District Judge Cormac Carney in Jones v. Chappell that California's administration of capital punishment was unconstitutional.

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  2. eugene_volokhRead the original story

    52 min ago | The Washington Post

    Friday, I blogged about what happens if you take the Fifth in a civil case . That question is in the news because the Center for Medical Progress people are apparently planning to refuse to testify, citing their privilege against self-incrimination, in the lawsuit brought against the Center by the National Abortion Federation.

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  3. Obama administration urges federal judges to allow 'dreamer' licencesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Verde Independent

    What Arizona is doing, she told the judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, is deciding that only the holders of some EADs meet the requirements of a 1996 Arizona law which allows licenses to be issued solely to those whose presence in this country is "authorized by federal law.' Specifically, the Department of Transportation is saying that EADs issued to those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals do not qualify.

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  4. Redevelopment of Navy's waterfront property in San Diego one step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    This is an artist's rendering of Manchester Pacific Gateway, a $1.2-billion redevelopment planned on the 12-acre site between Pacific Highway, Broadway and Harbor Drive in San Diego. This is an artist's rendering of Manchester Pacific Gateway, a $1.2-billion redevelopment planned on the 12-acre site between Pacific Highway, Broadway and Harbor Drive in San Diego.

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  5. Feds fighting to keep cash seized from person never charged with crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Federal prosecutors are battling in court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the motorist never being charged in the incident and the Obama administration clamped down this spring on such asset seizures and forfeitures. The case -- which highlights the ongoing concerns about the government unjustly seizing money and property -- began when a Nevada state trooper pulled over the motorist on a cross-country trip to California.

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  6. 9th Cir. Upholds Jail Rapist's ConvictionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    The Ninth Circuit affirmed an Alaska inmate's conviction under a federal law criminalizing sexual assaults in facilities where federal inmates are held by state and local authorities. Sabil Mumin Mujahid argued his federal convictions for four counts of sexual abuse and three counts of abusive sexual contact while an inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Complex was unconstitutional because the state had jurisdiction.

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  7. John Oliver Cited by United States Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    ... Now, he's been cited by a Judge on one of the Courts just below the Supreme Court -- the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. On his show on March 8, he mocked the lack of representation in US Territories because of a hundred year old group of Supreme ...

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  8. When John Oliver Speaks, the Ninth Circuit ListensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | FindLaw

    John Oliver's ability to bring a lighter touch to serious topics has made his take-downs must see TV. The Last Week Tonight host can provide both laughter and awareness on important social and political issues.

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  9. NLRB Adopts New Joint Employer Test: Companies That Kind of, Sort...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    ... to do so. This "kind of, sort of, maybe someday" standard, if not reversed on appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals or D.C. Circuit Court, will have a major impact on business as usual. The NLRB issued a statement noting that 2.87 million ...

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  10. Loni Hancock: Death penalty in California is a charadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | San Jose Mercury News

    On Monday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments on the constitutionality of California's death penalty in the case of Jones v. Davis.

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  11. Judge Cites John Oliver's U.S. Territories Segment in Court DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mediaite.com

    A recent decision by a Ninth Circuit Bill Clinton appointee named comedian John Oliver 's HBO show, Last Week Tonight as a source in its footnotes. According to the legal blog Above the Law , Judge Marsha S. Berzon 's decision on Paeste v.

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  12. John Oliver's influence on American culture becomes clear after he...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Genesee Country Express

    A few weeks ago, John Oliver took his "Last Week Tonight" desk to criticize the lack of rights given to US citizens in the country's territories. A judge on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals seems to be a fan, as Above the Law points out .

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  13. Editorial: Ban limits expressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    Defenders of the Confederate battle flag insist that it symbolizes heritage, not hate, but many other Americans understandably see it as an emblem of white supremacy. That's why South Carolina legislators were right to remove the flag from the grounds of the state Capitol after Dylann Roof, who was photographed holding a Confederate flag, was accused of killing nine African-Americans at a Charleston church.

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  14. Federal judge cites John Oliver in her ruling against Guam in tax refund caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Raw Story

    Ninth Circuit Judge Marsha S. Berzon included a footnote that cited a segment on U.S. territories from Oliver's HBO program, reported the blog Above The Law . The segment, which aired in March , addressed the "shameful" legal status of citizens in Guam and American territories, such as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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  15. Do Financial Institutions Have Any Attorney-Client Privilege Left?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | American Banker

    Recent events involving the potential liability of financial consultants for their work in advising regulated institutions underscore the fact that the boundaries of the attorney-client privilege are under attack. What is needed at this point is certainty about the situations in which privilege applies.

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  16. A Pick Off Play Strikes Out at the First Circuit, But There Are More...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    Sorry, we couldn't resist mixing our baseball metaphors. In Bais Yaakov of Spring Valley v.

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  17. FedEx Workers Ruled Employees, Not Independent Contractors - and the IRS Weighs InRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | JD Supra

    Developments continue to come almost daily about misclassification of employees as independent contractors. Wage and hour cases, tax rulings, and discrimination charges all are part of the mix.

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  18. CaseLoad: Hollywood judge warns against inviting arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    CaseLoad's mate Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the US Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit - the "Hollywood Circuit" - reminds folk it's unwise to challenge someone equipped with a badge, handcuffs and a gun to "arrest me". But that's what happened when Los Angeles deputy sheriff Wai Chiu R. Li handcuffed deputy public defender Florentina Demuth and dragged her through a courthouse in 2010.

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  19. Convictions Tossed for Imprisoned Hollywood PIRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Courthouse News Service

    A former Hollywood private eye who wiretapped celebrities may get him out of prison early after the Ninth Circuit vacated part of his conviction. The criminal case began like a scene from "The Godfather" when Anita Busch, a former reporter for the Los Angeles Times, found a dead fish on her car windshield, grasping a rose in its mouth, with a cryptic message, "Stop."

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  20. LA Investigators Denied Immunity by 9th CircuitRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Courthouse News Service

    Two men wrongfully imprisoned for decades can advance lawsuits over the withholding of evidence that could have exonerated them, the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday. The decision comes in wrongful-imprisonment actions that two men brought against investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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