Federal Appeals Court Upholds CA Laws Protecting Immigrants
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals court is keeping in place three California laws intended to protect immigrants.
Top Pakistani Court Upholds Acquittal, Frees Christian Woman
Pakistan’s top court on Tuesday upheld its acquittal of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, clearing the last legal hurdle and freeing Aasia Bibi to leave the country
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Asylum seekers can be forced to wait in Mexico, appeals court rules
The policy was challenged by groups who argued it jeopardized asylum seekers by forcing them to stay in Mexico, where crime and drug violence are prevalent.
Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court
A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage
The Latest: Appeal court won't stop secret Weinstein hearing
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case (all times local): 1:50 p.m.
Elected officials cannot silence critics on social media, appeals court rules
Loudoun County (Virginia) official Phyllis J. Randall violated the First Amendment by blocking a constituent on Facebook.
Appeals court rules using chalk on tires for parking enforcement violates Constitution
DETROIT -- Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states. Alison Taylor had received more than a dozen $15 tickets for exceeding the two-hour parking limit in Saginaw.
Court Of Appeals Rules On HMH Sale To Baptist Heath
The legal battle over the sale of Hardin Memorial Health to Baptist Healthcare Systems is finally over after the Kentucky Court of Appeals issued a unanimous decision Friday upholding Circuit Court…
Appeal to Reinstate Kansas Proof of Citizenship Law Heard in Federal Court
A federal appeals court heard arguments whether Kansas should be allowed to resurrect a law requiring people to submit proof of citizenship before registering to vote. During the three-day hearing in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals,
Appeals court upholds traditional legal organ rules
Georgia’s appeals court upheld a decision that strikes down a county’s efforts to change its legal organ to an out-of-state newspaper.
Appeals Court Says Case Of Adult Foster Care Home Death Should Go To Jury
The case of the 2014 death of a man who had the freedom to come and go as he pleased from the Eau Claire Adult Foster Care home will be up to a jury to decide. The
Michigan Appeals Court Rules Communities Can't Raise Tobacco Sales Age To 21
The ruling comes amid a lot of discussion over who's smoking, what they're smoking, and what should be legal to smoke in Michigan.
Appeals Court: Judge Must Re-Sentence Man Who Spent 1 Day in Jail for Soliciting Sex from Minor
The court found Judge Fred Karasov abused his discretion earlier this year when he departed from state sentencing guidelines and downgraded John Elliott’s felony conviction to a gross misdemeanor ...
US appeals court upholds Ohio lifetime sexual predator rules
An appeal is planned of a court ruling that upheld Ohio's permanent requirements for convicts classified as sexual predators.
READ: Appeals Court Upholds Grand Jury Subpoena In Secret Mueller-Linked Case
The appellate court that heard a sealed grand jury case believed to be linked to special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe...
Appeals Court Upholds FCC's Cancelling of Net Neutrality Rules
A federal appeals court on Tuesday affirmed that the Federal Communications Commission acted lawfully when it scrapped the U.S. government's net neutrality rules in 2017, but it opened the door for state and local governments to introduce their own regulations designed to treat all web traffic equal...
Appeals court upholds $10 million punitive award in St. Louis asbestos case
ST. LOUIS — A $10 million punitive damages award in an asbestos case against gasket maker Crane Co. has been upheld by the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District.
Asylum-Seekers Can Appeal Fast-Track Deportations, Court Rules
A federal court made it harder Thursday for the U.S. government to quickly deport asylum-seekers if they fail an initial screening at the border. A law
New Jersey’s top court won’t hear Irving Fryar’s appeal
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ The New Jersey Supreme Court won’t hear a request from former NFL star Irving Fryar to overturn his conviction for his role in a mortgage scam. The court announced its decision Tuesday but did not elaborate. Fryar and his mother were convicted in August 2015 of applying for mortgage loans in quick succession while [...]