Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 7)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Vizio Urges Judge To Throw Out Video Privacy CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | MediaPost

    Smart TV manufacturer Vizio is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that the company violated a federal video privacy law by sharing information about consumers with ad tech companies and data brokers. Vizio, which recently agreed to be acquired for $2 billion by Chinese tech company LeEco, argues in new court papers that the federal video privacy law only applies to providers of video services, and not device manufacturers like itself.

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  2. Court rejects class-action suit for immigrant kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Columbian

    A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday rejected a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of children who go without lawyers in deportation proceedings, despite saying that having kids represent themselves in such complex matters is "an extremely difficult situation." The lawsuit was filed two years ago in Seattle by immigrant rights advocates, following a flood of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border.

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  3. When is it NOT okay for cops to shoot someone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even come close... Donald Trump has gone too far with his attacks on Gold Star parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son Army Capt. Humayun Khan... A Donald Trump White House would be a disaster, and this goes way beyond any ideological difference.

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  4. Appeals Court Rejects Immigrant Kids Class Action LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... ruled that the lawsuit could proceed as a class action . But a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously reversed that decision, ruling that such suits cannot move forward as a class action. The judges ruled that such ...

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  5. Federal Judge: DOJ Failed to Review 7,250 Cases on Phony ForensicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The New York Observer

    Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski, one of the brightest legal minds in the country and fearless in his willingness to hold the government accountable , has issued another challenge to our justice system writ large and the Department of Justice in particular. In today's Wall Street Journal , Judge Kozinski explains the importance of a report the White House is releasing today from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology [PCAST].

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  6. ERISA Rehearing Vote Riles Ninth CircuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Courthouse News Service

    A divided Ninth Circuit on Tuesday denied a petition for rehearing en banc in a lawsuit against ADT Security and Tyco International over washed-up retirement benefits. Plaintiff Bruce Barton worked for American District Telegraph from November 1967 to September 1986, and he claimed the company withheld his pension payments after he retired.

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  7. Republicans fall in line for Obama's judicial nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Spero News

    The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced another one of his judicial nominees toward a lifetime post. On September 15, the committee voted 13-7 to advance the nomination of U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals -- a lifetime appointment.

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  8. Longtime federal appeals court judge to be honoredRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Veteran federal appeals court Judge J. Clifford Wallace will receive an award recognizing his work on behalf of a national legal organization at a ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court in November. The award recognizes someone who has contributed "distinguished, significant and exceptional leadership" to the efforts of the American Inns of Court .

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  9. Ninth Circuit Invalidates Class Action Waivers in Mandatory Arbitration AgreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | JD Supra

    ... the federal courts are trying to take away. On August, 22, 2016, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that class action waivers in mandatory employee arbitration agreements are unlawful, holding that a class action waiver ...

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  10. Manatta s Benjamin Chew Named a Fellow of the American College of Trial LawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Business Wire

    The induction ceremony took place on Sept. 19 at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the College in Philadelphia.

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  11. Trump and the Truth: The "Mexican" JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The New Yorker

    ... University countersued Makaeff, a separate judge allowed the case to go forward. When the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in her favor, Curiel reduced her award for legal costs by more than five hundred thousand dollars, nearly forty per cent ...

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  12. Court: Yelp not liable for star ratings on siteRead the original story

    Monday Sep 12 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A federal appeals court ruled Monday that online review site Yelp's star rating system does not make it liable for reviews posted on the site. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the star ratings are based on Yelp users' selections and are not created by the website.

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  13. [Video] Employment Law This Week : Retaliation Guidance, Class...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | JD Supra

    We invite you to view Employment Law This WeekA - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that could impact your work.

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  14. The Big Uber Arbitration Win, As Explained By 3 Fisher Phillips LawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | JD Supra

    A few days ago, Uber won a significant battle when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court's decision and upheld the company's arbitration agreements. No doubt about it, this is a big win.

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  15. Court Clarifies CFO Liability for False FilingsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 12 | CFO

    An appeals court "ups the ante" for finance chiefs who certify that SEC filings include no material misstatements or omissions. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has prevailed in a court fight over the liability of CFOs for the filing of false financial statements.

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  16. Judge J. Clifford Wallace to Receive the 2016 American Inns of Court A. Sherman Christensen AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | Business Wire

    The award will be presented at the annual American Inns of Court Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States in November; the event will be hosted by Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Wallace is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was nominated by President Richard Nixon to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in 1970 and to the U.S. Court of Appeals in 1972.

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  17. 9th Cir. Gives Uber Drivers a Labor Day Defeat in Arbitration RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | FindLaw

    Just two days after Labor Day, the Ninth Circuit has ruled against Uber drivers in a decision that could seriously limit their ability to pursue class actions against the company. On Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Uber's driver contracts, which include causes requiring individual arbitration of disputes, were not unconscionable and could be enforced against the drivers .

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  18. Attorney Vivian Szawarc Examines Expansion of Provisional Waiver...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 12 | PRWeb

    Attorney Vivian Szawarc informs aliens that have no legal status in America but are statutorily eligible for immigrant visas on expanded eligibility law for the provisional waiver process, which went into effect August 29. It now expands eligibility to all persons who are statutorily eligible for the waiver of the unlawful presence ground of inadmissibility. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced a final rule expanding the existing provisional waiver process to allow certain individuals who are family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and those who are statutorily eligible for immigrant visas to more easily navigate the immigration process.

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  19. California's notoriously liberal '9th Circus' court of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Judge Harry Pregerson stands for a portrait in front of a wall featuring pictures of his 136 former law clerks on Dec. 17, 2015 in Woodland Hills, Calif. The liberal icon on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals had a 50-year career as a Los Angeles-based judge.

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  20. Wells Fargo still faces lawsuits from customers and former employeesRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 10 | Texarkana Gazette

    Despite a settlement announced Thursday, Wells Fargo isn't done fighting allegations that its aggressive sales culture pushed employees to create accounts that customers never authorized. The San Francisco banking giant still faces lawsuits from customers who say they were harmed by the bank's practices, and from former employees who claim they were fired or forced to quit when they wouldn't break rules to meet the bank's strict sales quotas.

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