Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 6)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Will the Supreme Court Become Trump's Enabler?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | The New York Times

    With all the noise coming out of Washington, it's been easy to forget about the Supreme Court. The court has been very quiet: during a recess of nearly four weeks, only the peripatetic Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made news, of a sort.

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  2. Editorial: College writing shouldn't determine judicial selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Bend Bulletin

    When Ryan Bounds was an undergrad at Stanford, he wrote critically about some aspects of multiculturalism, LGBTQ activism and the standards used to judge sexual assault on campus. Now a 41-year-old assistant U.S. attorney in Portland, Bounds is one of four finalists to fill a vacancy on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, chosen by a bipartisan Oregon judicial selection committee, as detailed by Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian on Monday.

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  3. Folkens Dba v. Wyland Worldwide LLC Dba NFN AkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | FindLaw

    Pieter A. FOLKENS, DBA a Higher Porpoise Design Group, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. WYLAND WORLDWIDE, LLC, a California Corporation; Wyland Galleries, Inc., a California Corporation; Signature Gallery Group, Inc., DBA Wyland Galleries, a Nevada Corporation; Wyland, AKA Robert Thomas Wyland Defendants-Appellees.

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  4. Taylor Swift shakes off copyright lawsuit over hit songRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Manila Bulletin

    A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song "Shake It Off" was thrown out on Tuesday by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection. Swift's 2014 song reached No.

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  5. Taylor Swift Shakes off Copyright LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Sean Hall and Nathan Butler, songwriters for 3LW's 2001 song, " Playas Gon' Play ," claimed copyright infringement over the use of the phrase, "The players gonna play, play, play, and the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate," in 1989's lead single " Shake It Off ." U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald of California has ruled in favor of Swift stating: " The concept of actors acting in accordance with their essential nature is not at all creative; it is banal.

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  6. Gas from the PastRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | CSP

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday revived a class-action lawsuit accusing Arco, Chevron and several other refiners of conspiring to fix gasoline prices during the mid-1990s, reported The Los Angeles Times . But the same panel expressed doubt that the plaintiffs would be able to prove their case.

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  7. Federal judicial nominee from Oregon resigns from bar diversity committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Seattle Times

    A federal prosecutor in Oregon nominated to be a federal judge has resigned as chair of the Multnomah Bar Association's equity, diversity and inclusion committee after opinion pieces he wrote critical of multiculturalism and sexual-assault victims surfaced. In his resignation letter, Bounds writes that he wished the board would judge him based on the work has done with them, instead of writings from decades ago.

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  8. Idaho can keep data on animals tracked illegally amid appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area where engines are prohibited. A federal judge earlier this week agreed to delay his order to destroy the information collected from the collars while the Idaho Department of Fish and Game appeals to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  9. Taylor Swift Copyright Lawsuit: Singer Shakes It OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | News Max

    Singer Taylor Swift performs during New Year's celebrations on Times Square on Dec. 31, 2012 in New York. Taylor Swift shook off a copyright lawsuit accusing the singer of stealing lyrics for her song "Shake It Off" when a judge ruled Tuesday that the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection.

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  10. Strange But True: Recent EPA and State Actions Show Breadth of Environmental EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | JD Supra

    A trilogy of recent federal and state enforcement actions show just how far agencies will go to enforce environmental regulations. Now may be a good time for a compliance audit.

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  11. Ninth Circuit Decision Expands CWA to Indirect Discharges to Navigable WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | JD Supra

    On February 1, 2018, the 9th Circuit issued its ruling in Hawai'i Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui that expands coverage under the Federal Clean Water Act to discharges of contaminants to groundwater that travel through groundwater to a "navigable water."

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  12. Let's Talk About What Real Bipartisan Immigration Reform Would Look LikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | The Washington Monthly

    ... completely denies the Justice Department's request, the appeal will be heard by the liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Ninth Circuit is still months away from hearing the case, and it could ultimately That doesn't mean that there is no ...

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  13. 6 Reasons Why These Days Are Topsy-Turvy at the DOJRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Law.com

    When news broke Feb. 9 about the departure of the U.S. Department of Justice's third in command, Rachel Brand, it became the latest wrinkle at a department beset by personnel vacancies, the Russia investigation, DACA litigation and policy reversals under Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Brand, who heads to Walmart as executive vice president, global governance and corporate secretary, hasn't disclosed her reasons for leaving, though an NBC report quotes friends and former colleagues who said the role was too good to pass up.

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  14. Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off' copyright lawsuit dismissed by judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    A lawsuit accusing Swift of stealing lyrics for her song Shake It Off was thrown out on Tuesday by a U.S. judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection. In September, songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler said in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles that Swift's song was based on the phrase "players, they gonna play, and haters, they gonna hate," that they coined for a 2001 song Playas Gon' Play by R&B girl group 3LW.

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  15. Supreme Court Will Not Look at Spokeo Again, Leaving Lower Courts to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | JD Supra

    On January 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court, quietly and without commentary, declined to review the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision in the storied Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins case.

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  16. Decapitating Kim Kardashian, Paul McCartney drives his daughter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Boing Boing

    ... "Obama has blood on his hands!" No doubt Obama personally ordered the scandalous fraud, The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a whistleblower's False Claims Act suit can proceed to trial, but the Globe reports this as if the ...

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  17. US appeals panel kicks back checkpoint protest issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Yahoo!

    It's up to the federal government that barred protesters from an enforcement zone around an Arizona immigration checkpoint to prove it constitutes a non-public forum, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit said in a ruling Tuesday that could have broader implications for other demonstrations. The appeals panel said it didn't have the information necessary to determine if the zones around the road stops are non-public.

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  18. Hanover unit not obligated to cover builder on roofing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Business Insurance

    A unit of The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. was not obligated to provide coverage to a construction firm being sued over work it had performed on condominium units because of a policy exclusion, says a federal appeals court, in upholding a lower court ruling. Edgewood, Washington-based Chase Construction North West Inc. was sued by Lakewood, Washington-based Oakbrook Country Club Condominium Association over an alleged defective roofing project involving two buildings, according to Tuesday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

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  19. The "Best Available Science" Is That the Arctic Ringed Seal Is EndangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | JD Supra

    Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a District Court decision and reinstated the National Marine Fisheries Service's decision to list the Arctic ringed seal as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The decision was not a surprise, because the 9th Circuit had already affirmed NMFS's decision to list the bearded seal on identical grounds.

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  20. Taylor Swift shakes off another copyright lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | CBC News

    A judge has tossed a copyright suit accusing Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her chart-topping 2014 track Shake It Off. A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song Shake It Off was thrown out on Tuesday by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection.

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