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  1. DC Shifts from Defending Total Ban on Carrying Firearms, to Defense of Near-Total BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | AmmoLand

    On April 2, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granted D.C.'s motion to voluntarily dismiss an appeal of the ruling that held the District's ban on carrying a firearm outside the home for self-defense was unconstitutional. The District's decision not to continue the appeal ends one of the last outright bans on carrying firearms in the United States.

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  2. Reporting: PanamaKIWANIS' Gift of Fun Cheers Panamanian KidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | American Reporter

    The Internet has changed so much in the 15 years since The American Reporter first appeared on the scene as the first exclusively online newspaper. Even the biggest dreamers had no idea in 1995 how everything would turn out.

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  3. D.C. Circuit Judge Gives Advice on How to Talk to PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Law.com

    D.C. Circuit Judge Janice Rogers Brown on Tuesday urged citizens to exercise their right to end what are supposed to be voluntary encounters with D.C. police. Brown expressed her unhappiness with circuit precedent that she said perpetuated a "fiction of voluntary consent."

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  4. Legal Briefing: Punishment at the Capitol for FMLA LeaveRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Workforce

    Judy Gordon is a uniform police officer for the U.S. Capitol Police, which provides law enforcement services for Congress. After her husband committed suicide, she experienced bouts of incapacitating depression.

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  5. Clinton Emails Can Be Searched for Iran InfoRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    Records about cyberattacks against Iran remain secret but a district court must manage a search of related records in former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails, the D.C. Circuit ruled last week. New York Times investigative reporter David Sanger wrote a story in June 2012 about the U.S. government's alleged classified cyberattacks on Iran, according to the ruling.

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  6. Justice of the Day - Elena KaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Today's Justice of the Day is: ELENA KAGAN. Justice Kagan was born on this day, April 28, in 1960.

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  7. Legal effort against Epa GHG rules falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied an appeal by a group of California trucking companies and related businesses in a battle over greenhouse gas regulations promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency affecting heavy-trucks and light vehicles. In a per curium opinion earlier this week, the court said that groups "lack standing" to file such an appeal and also agreed with the EPA's argument that relief from said rules would not result in lower heavy-duty truck prices; the ultimate goal of the appeal in the first place.

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  8. Is the FRAND Regime Due for an Overhaul?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    In today's technology-heavy world, technical interoperability standards are quite common. Because those standards are often patented, patent owners may have the ability to extract a monopoly price and some argue those owners can " reduce[] the number of competitors practicing the standard ."

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  9. WISPA Files For Court Review of FCC's Open Internet OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | PRWeb

    WISPA supports an open Internet, but not to the extent of punishing small providers by regulating them under Title II The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association , a membership organization that promotes the development, advancement, and unity of the fixed wireless Internet service provider industry, filed a petition with the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals seeking review of the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet decision on the grounds that the rules are arbitrary and capricious, an abuse of discretion and in excess of the FCC's statutory authority, and therefore should be declared unlawful.

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  10. Union Not Responsible for Facebook Posts, D.C. Cir. RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | FindLaw

    An AFL-CIO transit union cannot be held responsible for disparaging comments made by its members on Facebook, the D.C. Circuit has ruled. The case involved comments about picket line crossers made on the Union's private Facebook page during a strike.

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  11. States: Comment period on EPA climate rule a 'sham'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Hill

    Fifteen states suing the Environmental Protection Agency told a federal court that the agency's public comment period for its land climate rule is a "sham" because it has already made up its mind about the rule. The states' late Friday letter to the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is part of their effort to convince the court that the EPA has decided to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, a policy the states say is illegal under the Clean Air Act.

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  12. April 27, 2015 - Supreme Court delays decision on whether to look at...Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Public Power

    The Supreme Court on April 24 put off a decision on whether it will review a May 2014 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that vacated Order No. 745. At its April 24 conference, the Supreme Court neither accepted the case nor rejected it, but put off making a decision about whether to hear the case.

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  13. EPA rules for coal-fired power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    West Virginia and 14 other coal-reliant states gave oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit last week challenging new proposed regulations for coal-fired power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency has outlined a plan to require states to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030 and has detailed preliminary targets for each state.

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  14. Court Deals Setback to Challenge of Epa GHG RegsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    A legal challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks has failed after an appeals court found the California trucking groups that had filed suit lacked standing. The rule was challenged by the California Construction Trucking Association , Delta Construction Co.

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  15. Furious, perhaps, but certainly not fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Hill

    With Loretta Lynch's long-awaited confirmation as attorney general last week, Eric Holder has finally left office. And while congressional Republicans are almost certainly happy to be rid of Holder, whom they made no secret of disliking intensely, they do appear to have some unfinished business with him.

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  16. USAID recipient Tarek Abbas, son of Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    The PA and leftists lost twice in US courts, which threw out suits for libel and a claim against settlers' "terrorist attacks." The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit threw out a $10 million libel suit by one of the sons of Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas Friday, the same day the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York upheld a lower court's dismissal of a suit demanding compensation from settlers for "terrorist stacks."

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  17. Court: Mere questions can't amount to libelRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Politico

    The mere act of posing questions doesn't amount to defamation in the nation's capital and it would be a profoundly worrisome if it did, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reached that conclusion as it upheld a lower court's dismissal of a libel suit one of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's sons brought against Foreign Policy magazine and Foundation for the Defense of Democracies researcher Jonathan Schanzer over a piece Schanzer wrote in 2012 .

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  18. US appeals court upholds dismissal of suit by Abbas' sonRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | ETaiwanNews.com

    A U.S. appeals court has upheld a decision to throw out a $10 million libel suit by the son of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed Friday that Yasser Abbas cannot make a defamation claim against Foreign Policy magazine over a story that questioned the source of his prosperity.

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  19. Federal Judge Attacks Pro-Police 'Orthodoxy' in 4th Amendment CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Federal Judge Janice Rogers Brown, a George W. Bush appointee frequently criticized by liberals for her "libertarian" jurisprudence , filed a blistering opinion today challenging the "prevailing orthodoxy" in Fourth Amendment cases which, she said, permit the police to conduct "a rolling roadblock that sweeps citizens up at random and subjects them to undesired police interactions culminating in a search of their persons and effects." At issue in Judge Brown's concurrence today in the case of United States v.

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  20. State AGs take EPA to court over proposed "clean power" planRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Hot Air

    The EPA is moving full steam ahead with their plans to clamp down on coal production in the name of reducing carbon emissions, regardless of how it impacts American energy independence or the costs which will be passed on to consumers. But that might change now that the D.C. circuit court has heard arguments from 26 state Attorneys General who are seeking to preemptively stop the regulations from going into effect.

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