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  1. POM Wonderful plays offense and defense in legal fightsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    On the East Coast, the juice maker crosses swords with the Federal Trade Commission. An appellate court's recent refusal to reconsider an earlier ruling against POM Wonderful plants the possibility of a climactic challenge going to the nation's highest court.

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  2. Oklahoma sues to stop Obama's climate ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hill

    The federal lawsuit from Attorney General Scott Pruitt is comes less than a month after the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit threw out two challenges to the same regulation, saying federal courts cannot review rules that are not final. Oklahoma was a party to one of the lawsuits.

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  3. Should BigLaw firms be donating more of their record profits to legal aid?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    Yet they are donating only a tiny fraction of their earnings to help provide legal services to those who can't afford representation, according to an analysis by the American Lawyer In its first effort to determine how much major U.S. law firms are contributing to legal aid efforts, the American Lawyer found that many wouldn't discuss the subject. However, of the firms that did disclose their contributions to the magazine, even the most generous were only giving around one-tenth of one percent of earnings.

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  4. Supreme Court rules on EPA power plant regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency acted unreasonably in developing new regulations on hazardous air emissions from power plants without considering the cost impact of those regulations. This ruling reinjects uncertainty into EPA's "Mercury and Air Toxics Standards" and other efforts to regulate power plant emissions under the Clean Air Act.

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  5. In Fresenius, the NLRB Admits It Was Wrong . . . Sort OfRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... legitimate investigation. Fresenius appealed the Board's decision to the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, and the General Counsel petitioned for enforcement. However, the court held the case in abeyance until after the ruling of the ...

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  6. Decision Holding Washington State's anti-SLAPP Statute...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Last month, the Washington Supreme Court held that state's anti-SLAPP statute was unconstitutional because it required trial courts to weigh competing evidence which was a function expressly reserved for the jury. With the District of Columbia's Court of Appeals poised to potentially determine the appropriate standard for deciding a motion under the District's anti-SLAPP statute, the Washington state decision is a potential game changer.

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  7. State Department appoints new envoy to help close GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Jurist

    Wolowsky is a former National Security Council director under the Clinton and George W. Bush administrations and current partner at a law firm. Kerry anticipates that by engaging and consulting with US agencies, Congressional committees, and international allies: Lee will lead [the United States'] ongoing diplomatic engagement to make possible the closure of the Guantanamo detention facility in a timely manner, consistent with American interests and the security of [the] people [of the United States].

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  8. Sorry, Liberals, But the Roberts Court Is Still ConservativeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    There's no denying it: Last week was a great one for liberals. On Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected challenges that would have gutted two of the most important progressive laws of the past half-century, the Fair Housing Act and the Affordable Care Act.

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  9. Environmental groups look to contain fallout from SCOTUS mercury rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Environmental groups looking for a silver lining in Monday's Supreme Court ruling that criticized the Environmental Protection Agency's handling of power plant regulations are quick to assert that the decision is both narrow and temporary. The practical implications of the ruling may be small.

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  10. Supreme Court Air Pollution Ruling Has Little Effect On Northwest Power PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Monday's Supreme Court decision to reject the Environmental Protection Agency's air pollution rules won't have any immediate effect on Northwest power plants, and its long-term effects are still unclear. The court ruled the EPA should have considered the cost of mercury and toxic air pollution limits earlier in the regulatory process.

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  11. How much do the EPA's regulations really cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... said, but threatened to put others out of business. The case will go to the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals where, The New York Times reported, President Obama's EPA legislation has a good track record. Vermont Law School environmental ...

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  12. Watch Tom Borelli Discuss Supreme Court EPA Decision On Making Money With Charles PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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  13. D.C. Gun Fight Advancing Through CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Roll Call

    Norton has accused GOP lawmakers of bullying D.C. over its gun laws. A federal appeals court has expedited the case of a trio of men who filed suit against the District of Columbia in February after being denied handgun carry licenses, and ruled that D.C. can keep enforcing a key provision of its concealed carry licensing system in the meantime.

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  14. What the EPA decision means for the mercury rule and Clean Power PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hill

    In the final ruling of an historic Supreme Court term, the Obama administration was handed a loss on Monday, but the fallout will likely be minimal. In a 5-4 decision written by Justice Antonin Scalia, the court found that the Environmental Protection Agency should have considered costs when it first began the regulatory process for its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.

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  15. Supreme Court to Hear Tribal Contract Cost CaseRead the original story

    Tuesday | Courthouse News Service

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to review a D.C. Circuit ruling that the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin failed to show that extraordinary circumstances prevented it from pursuing a contract cost case against the federal government. The tribe petitioned the justices for a writ of certiorari in November 2014, and the federal government filed a May 26, 2015, brief urging the high court to grant it.

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  16. Michigan v. EPA: Are Mercury Protections Worthwhile? We Know the AnswerRead the original story

    Tuesday | Sierra

    Monday's Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. EPA , siding with industry challengers to the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards , is awful news, for all the obvious reasons : the Standards save thousands of lives and prevent a host of illnesses, and protect children from the threat of life-long neurological damage .

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  17. Court sets schedule for net neutrality caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hill

    A federal court has set a schedule for the legal case over the Federal Communications Commission's controversial net neutrality rules. The telecom companies, trade groups and individuals suing the FCC must submit briefs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia by July 30. Their supporters have until August 6 to submit their own filings.

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  18. What Comes Next for Mercury Emissions from Power Plants?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    The U.S. Supreme Court held this morning that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency acted unreasonably when it determined in 2000, and again in 2012, that it was "appropriate and necessary" to regulate mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. The central flaw in EPA's reasoning, the Court held, is that the agency failed to consider the cost of regulation when making the threshold determination that regulation was "appropriate."

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  19. D.C. Circuit Demonstrates Application Of Supreme Court's Woods DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Forbes.com

    I am a law professor at Liberty University School of Law in Lynchburg, Virginia. At Liberty, I teach taxation, business planning, mergers & acquisitions, and other transactional law courses.

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  20. Court Upholds CMS' Prohibition on 'Under-Arrangements' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | jdsupra.com

    A 2008 rule change from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - which effectively prohibited referring physician-owned companies from furnishing hospital services "under arrangements" - has withstood a challenge by a urology trade association. On June 12, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the 2008 rule change, which redefined an "entity furnishing designated health services" to include entities that perform the services, not just bill for them, constituted a reasonable construction of the Stark Law and was entitled to deference.

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