Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Casino Employee's ADA Claims Dismissed Due To Current Drug UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | JD Supra

    A federal court in Nevada dismissed a casino employee's American with Disabilities Act claims - even though he had been treated for substance abuse in the past - because he admitted to current drug use which is not protected under the ADA. Scott v.

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  2. Seattle to pay $125,000 to man who claims police choked himRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Bellingham Herald

    The City of Seattle will pay $125,000 to a man to settle a 2012 federal police-brutality lawsuit that had been previously dismissed. The Seattle Times reports the settlement came last week, after a panel of judges in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals suggested during oral arguments in March that the city and attorney for David Rengo take the case into mediation.

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  3. Supreme Court Asked to Review Computer Crime StatuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Under the CFAA, it's illegal to intentionally access a "protected computer"-which includes any computer connected to the Internet-"without authorization" or in excess of authorization. But the law doesn't tell us what "without authorization" means.

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  4. Court: No More Routine Shackling of Criminal DefendantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | FindLaw

    ... court, shackled "like a bear on a chain," can undermine that presumption. Therefore, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that lower courts may no longer routinely of shackle all pretrial detainees in the courtroom , even if there is no ...

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  5. Trump's latest tweets could hurt effort to restore travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | Denver Post

    President Donald Trump on Monday derided the revised travel ban as a "watered down" version of the first and criticized his own Justice Department's handling of the case - potentially hurting the administration's defense of the ban as the legal battle over it reaches a critical new stage. Trump in a tweet called the new ban "politically correct," ignoring the fact that he himself signed the executive order replacing the first ban with a revised version that targeted six, rather than seven, Muslim-majority countries and that blocked the issuance of new visas rather than revoking current ones.

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  6. Trump's Terrible Judicial TrifectaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 6 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Passing on alt-right conspiracies. Railing about 'teaching gayness.' Arguing for leniency to sentence minors to death.

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  7. The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Gregory went back to Trump statements made in the 2016 campaign and while signing the executive order , claiming courts must look beyond an order's seemingly neutral language. Trump has denounced judicial decisions freezing the ban as unprecedented assaults on his power to fulfill his most important role, keeping the nation safe.

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  8. Ruling: San Diego officers used reasonable force when police dog bit sleeping womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday found that San Diego police used reasonable force when they released a dog during a late-night search for a potential burglar in a Pacific Beach office building, resulting in a bite injury to an employee sleeping on her sofa. In its 10-1 ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals emphasized the right of police officers to protect themselves from a potential threat and how the circumstances at the building the night of Feb. 11, 2010, reasonably suggested a burglary was in progress.

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  9. Trump's Travel Ban "Drips with Intolerance" on Its Way to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | New Yorker

    In a ruling, on Thursday, that left in place a lower court's stay on President Donald Trump's travel ban, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals went well beyond saying that the White House's case was mistaken, misguided, or just inadequate. Instead, Chief Judge Roger Gregory wrote that behind the arguments in defense of the ban lay "a dangerous idea"-namely, that "this Court lacks the authority to review high-level government policy of the sort here."

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  10. San Francisco Ban on Public Nudity Ruled Constitutional by Ninth CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | FindLaw

    Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to San Francisco's controversial law banning public nudity. The two plaintiffs seeking to overturn the law, Oxane "Gypsy" Taub, and George Davis, both faced prosecution under the law after donning nothing at all at the city's eccentric Bay to Breakers cross-city marathon, and at a local street fair in the city's foregone hippy epicenter, the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood.

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  11. Read ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Sojourners

    A federal appeals court in Richmond has delivered yet another blow to President Trump's effort to institute a travel ban targeting six majority-Muslim countries, making a final Supreme Court showdown more likely. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled 10-3 on May 25 to uphold a lower court's decision that barred the Trump administration from implementing its second attempt at the travel ban.

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  12. Ninth Circuit panel reverses dismissal of Redwood Park 420 suitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Times-Standard

    A three-judge federal appellate court panel today reversed the dismissal of a case challenging the city of Arcata's practice of closing of Redwood Park on the marijuana holiday of April 20 . The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel stated in its ruling that Arcata resident Gregory Allen should have been allowed by the U.S. District Court in San Francisco to amend his original complaint to show that the closure of the park violated his First Amendment rights in 2013 and 2014.

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  13. Public Use of "Googling" Does Not Genericize TrademarkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | JD Supra

    When faced with a random question, how often is our response: "I'll google it"? Using google as a verb, similar to the above question, was at the center of a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in David Elliott v. Google, Inc .

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  14. Judge considers holding lawyers, anti-abortion leader in contempt ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | ABA Journal

    A federal judge in California is considering a contempt sanction against the leader of an anti-abortion group and two of his lawyers for violating an injunction that barred release of undercover videos. U.S. District Judge William J. Orrick scheduled a June 14 contempt hearing after the lawyers apparently posted YouTube links to some or all of those videos, The Associated Press reports.

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  15. 'Google' Trademark Survives 'Genericide'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | FindLaw

    A federal appeals court ruled Google may keep its trademark for the name, despite claims that the word has come to mean "to search the internet." The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said trademarked names can lose their proprietary meaning as they become generic terms.

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  16. The Latest: Court: Trump travel ban rooted in intoleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    The American Civil Liberties Union is hailing a federal appeals court's ruling against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. Omar Jadwat is the director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project and argued the case before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  17. Arizona Summit ordered to post $1.5M bond to repay students if the school closesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | ABA Journal

    Updated: Arizona Summit School of Law, part of the for-profit InfiLaw System, must post a $1.5 million bond, which would reimburse students if the school closes. "It's just to protect the public, just in case," Keith Blanchard, deputy director of the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, told the Arizona Republic .

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  18. Trump travel ban fight heads towards Supreme Court showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The fate of President Donald Trump's order to ban travellers from six predominantly Muslim nations, blocked by federal courts, may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court, where his appointee Neil Gorsuch could help settle the matter. FILE PHOTO - Judge Gorsuch is sworn in by Supreme Court Associate Justice Kennedy as U.S. President Trump watches at the White House in Washington WASHINGTON: The fate of President Donald Trump's order to ban travellers from six predominantly Muslim nations, blocked by federal courts, may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court, where his appointee Neil Gorsuch could help settle the matter.

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  19. Q&A: A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | The Chronicle Herald

    A Virginia-based federal appeals court pulled no punches in refusing to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, with judges in the 10-3 majority calling the administration's action discriminatory and its reasoning nonsensical. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion Thursday upheld a Maryland judge's decision to block the travel ban from taking effect.

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  20. Trump Travel Ban Could Be Sent to Supreme Court for an Emergency RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Skift

    One way or the other, Trump's travel ban will likely end up before the U.S. Supreme Court. A key issue will be whether the high court, like lower ones, will use his prior anti-Muslim rhetoric against him.

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