Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Judge cancels review of Portland police reforms amid appeals - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A U.S. District Court judge has canceled a January hearing about Portland police oversight reforms as the city pursues appeals on the matter. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that Portland city attorneys had been set to report on Jan. 31 on how the city intends to comply with a federal settlement concerning community oversight of police reforms, but U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon has canceled the hearing.

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  2. Holy copyright baloney, BatmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Likelihood of Confusion

    It's not as if I've got a problem with DC Comics or something, but, well, here you go. They're just being like that ! And I'm just catching up with the fin-fendered fun.

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  3. ABA urges full 9th Circuit to review panel's decision on representation for unaccompanied minorsRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    The American Bar Association filed an amicus brief last week, asking the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a three-judge panel's decision and give immigrant children "meaningful access to judicial review of their various legal claims." In filing its brief, the ABA challenges the position that "special protections" - such as the responsibilities of immigration judges and the possibility of third-party non-lawyers acting in the interest of unrepresented children - are sufficient protection.

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  4. 7 Things You Should Consider To Avoid Criminal ProsecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | JD Supra

    In its first insider trading ruling in almost 20 years, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that a person can be held criminally liable for passing inside information to a friend or relative, even if the tipper does not receive a financial benefit from the tip. The Supreme Court's decision will make it easier to prosecute insider trading cases and should serve as a reminder that no one should trade on or pass on to others to trade on, confidential, non-public information about a company.

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  5. Appeals court sends 401(k) fee case Tibble vs. Edison back to District Court to be reheardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | InvestmentNews

    The opinion vacated the Los Angeles District Court's ruling that the case could not proceed because of a statute of limitations on three of six funds in question The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Friday ordered a U.S. District Court to rehear the Tibble vs. Edison International excessive 401 fee case, which centered on the choice of retail vs. institutional investment products. The opinion written by Judge Milan D. Smith Jr. vacated the Los Angeles District Court's ruling that the case could not proceed because of a statute of limitations on three of six funds in question.

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  6. Beaumont ISD keeps quiet on carbon monoxide leak detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    BISD responded this week that "under Texas law, school districts are political subdivisions, and while performing the governmental function of education, are not liable for assault, negligence or other tort claims," according to a filing in 136th District Court.

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  7. Federal judge cancels January hearing on police reforms as city asks for higher court reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon has cancelled a Jan. 31 hearing for City of Portland lawyers to report back to him on how the city intends to comply with required community oversight of police reforms. Simon cancelled the hearing after the city voted to challenge the judge's authority to hold court hearings beyond annual status conferences already scheduled.

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  8. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 | Lucianne.com

    ... The District Court initially ruled that the law was unconstitutional. [snip] However, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the District CourtA s ruling, claiming that the law provided "a reasonable safety precaution." "A 10-day Karl Rove ...

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  9. Federal appeals court won't bar WA fine against two electors if they ignore popular voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Democratic presidential elector Bret Chiafalo stands outside the U.S. Courthouse in Seattle before a hearing on Dec. 14, 2016. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday refused to issue an restraining order that would bar Washington from fining two Democratic electors up to $1,000 if they vote Monday for someone other than their party's nominee.

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  10. The Supreme Court Restores Implied Benefit Theory in Insider Trading...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | JD Supra

    Friends and relatives of corporate insiders who knowingly receive and trade on inside information now confront greater exposure for federal securities laws violations. On December 6, 2016, the Supreme Court held in United States v.

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  11. State Ballot Wins Only Amplify Questions About Pot BankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | American Banker

    ... legal framework for banks hoping to maintain cannabis-related customers. In August 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals gave its support to the industry when it upheld a ban that prevented the federal government from spending money to prosecute ...

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  12. Appeals Court Reviews The Turtles' Royalties Dispute With PandoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Billboard

    Flo & Eddie of The Turtles may have settled their royalties row with SiriusXM -- but their fight with Pandora wages on and is currently being reviewed by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, known as Flo & Eddie, sued Pandora in 2014, claiming the site's operation infringes on their rights in sound recordings like "Happy Together" by essentially paying for only one CD and broadcasting it to scores of its users for a profit.

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  13. Supreme Court Clarifies Insider TradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous Dec. 6, 2016, decision in Salman v. United States removes an obstacle to prosecuting insider trading cases involving a tip of material nonpublic information to a friend or relative.

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  14. State and local GMO bans declared legal in Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | NewsTarget.com

    Bans on genetically modified crops imposed by state and local governments in the Pacific Northwest are perfectly legal, meaning that there is nothing the federal government or Big Food and Monsanto can do about it, a federal appeals court has ruled. As reported by The Daily Astorian , federal statutes do not preempt or otherwise prevent local governments from banning GMO crops that have already been deregulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to the ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  15. LA Metro Wins 9th Circuit Appeal Over Light Rail Environmental ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | FindLaw

    The downtown Los Angeles underground light rail has finally gotten the green light from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Two downtown businesses, a shopping plaza and a hotel, filed suit back in 2013 to stop the construction, claiming that the construction would have a negative impact on their businesses .

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  16. How religious conservatives unwittingly laid the groundwork to help Native Americans save theiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    Much has been written about the success of the Standing Rock protests, where a sustained campaign launched by self-described "water protectors" hailing from more than 300 indigenous tribes managed to pressure the Army Corps of Engineers into reevaluating its support for the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. Although it remains unclear whether the decision will withstand a Donald Trump administration, many commentators and environmental advocates have heralded the victory as a bellwether for the power of activism.

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  17. Tobias: Senate should confirm Judge Lucy Koh before adjourningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    In February, President Barack Obama nominated Judge Lucy Haeran Koh for an emergency Ninth Circuit vacancy, praising her "unflagging integrity and evenhandedness." Since 2010, the jurist has ably resolved many critical disputes in the Northern District of California.

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  18. 9th Circuit Rejects NEPA Challenges To Planned 1.9-Mile Underground...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | jdsupra.com

    On December 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in the case of Japanese Village, LLC v. Federal Transit Administration, et al .

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  19. Unanimous Supreme Court Rejects Effort to Cut Back Insider Trading LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... in Salman , and rejected by the District Court for the District of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and, today, by the Supreme Court. To the justices, it was not a hard call. Justice Alito's unanimous opinion stated: "We adhere to ...

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  20. The Salman Decision-The Supreme Court Weighs in on Insider TradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | jdsupra.com

    For the first time in nearly 20 years, the US Supreme Court has weighed in on insider trading law and handed a victory to the government and its insider trading enforcement efforts. In Salman v.

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