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New ACA challenge heads for Supreme Court

...three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in Washington said that while...coverage.When the full 11-judge appeals court considered whether to hear the...There's disagreement on the appeals court about the rationale, but until...
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Justices mull appeal of Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban

...Highland Park case arises out of a decision by the federal appeals court in Chicago that struck down the only statewide ban on...The city's assault weapons ban was upheld by the appeals court in a 2-1 decision."If a ban on semi-automatic...
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Alaska Editorial: Roadless Rule in Supreme Court's hands

...the U.S. Supreme Court to review the most recent appeals court decision.The state is essentially arguing that elections matter, targeting the appeals court's assertion that Clinton's policy should remain...
Court: Turn signals aren't required at roundabouts

...state law does not require drivers to use turn signals at a traffic roundabout.The decision was handed down by chief appeals court judge David Mannheimer on Friday as he ruled on a case out of Fairbanks.In the case, a driver named Curtis Donald...
Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players...professor at Rutgers Law School, said plaintiffs received from the appeals court a "very strong ruling" that NCAA amateurism rules are subject to...
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Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told an appeals court Monday that a federal judge in Utah went too far when...commercial activity alone, is wrong," she said.The appeals court didn't say when it would rule.The reasoning behind...
Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...the shooting. A federal judge in July ruled that the lawsuit can go forward.In a similar case in Texas, a federal appeals court ruled that a teen killed in Mexico by a border agent in El Paso, Texas, was not protected by the Constitution.Border...
Nation and World
2nd presidential bust may end Perry's political career

...Democratic head of the unit rebuffed Perry's calls to resign following her jailing for drunken driving.A Texas appeals court nullified a coercion charge that Perry had faced, but he still is accused of abuse of power. Perry has asked the...
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Kentucky clerk who fought gay marriage is released from jail

...marriage and has cast her jailing as an issue of religious freedom.On Monday, her lawyers took their case to a federal appeals court, asking that she be allowed to remove her name and title from marriage certificates issued in Rowan County so that...
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Attorneys don't buy state's argument on land-into-trust lawsuit

...again trade written arguments with a deadline just before Halloween. Oral arguments are expected to follow, and the appeals court could rule sometime next year.The Empire offered the state an opportunity to rebut the comments made by the five...


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