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Appeals court: Fairbanks officer's search was illegal

...misconduct.Prosecutors argued that a search warrant was issued - albeit for a different person at the residence.The appeals court found that argument wanting. The court's three judges said the warrant was for a man who fled electronic monitoring...
Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

CINCINNATI - Federal appeals courts soon will hear arguments in gay...Wednesday, the most of any federal appeals court so far.Similar arguments are...If the four federal circuit appeals courts rule in favor of gay marriage...
Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

...Givner, a Los Angeles tax attorney who handles celebrity cases, said he thinks Sterling's lawsuits will fail and an appeals court won't care about the probate case."I think the sale is going to go through," Givner said. "I suspect the NBA...
Today in History and deceiving investors. (John Rigas was sentenced to 12 years in prison; Timothy Rigas, 17.) A Swedish appeals court threw out a life prison sentence for the convicted killer of Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, ruling that Mijailo Mijailovic...
Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

...operations in the Alaska Arctic for 2014, at least. The company said the decision was based in part on a federal appeals court ruling that found the federal government conducted a flawed environmental review before selling $2.7 billion in...
Empire Editorial: Keep the Internet neutral and equal for all

...Communications Commission collects public comments on a plan to change the rules governing the Internet.In January, a federal appeals court threw out a pair of key rules the FCC used to govern Internet access. The court said the FCC has the authority to...
Appeals court sides with Alaska on roadless rule

JUNEAU - A divided federal appeals court panel has sided with the state of Alaska in reversing a decision...had found the decision to be arbitrary and capricious.The appeals court panel sent the matter back to the District Court to determine...
Empire Editorial: Internet providers need utility-like treatment

We like Google. We like Netflix. We'd like to keep enjoying them.Last month, a federal appeals court ruled that American Internet providers aren't utilities under federal law. This wrongheaded decision must be repaired by legislation...
Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders' lawsuit

ANCHORAGE - A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a shareholders lawsuit filed against BP...Prudhoe Bay to 200,000 gallons a day for several weeks.The appeals court said shareholders adequately argued about the falsity of some...
Italy appeals court upholds murder conviction against US student Amanda Knox

FLORENCE, Italy - An appeals court in Florence on Thursday upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder...


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