Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...A different three-judge panel of the same federal appeals court, the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has blocked the Mississippi law.In November 2013, Justice Stephen Breyer wrote that four justices probably would...
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Day after SCOTUS ruling, longtime Juneau partners wed

...couples will remain intact.Parnell's administration had appealed the October decision to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Gov. Bill Walker, whose administration continued an appeal of the Hamby v. Parnell decision, released a one-sentence...
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Murkowski, Sullivan vote for revised surveillance law

...priority as U.S. Senator is protecting Americans - it must be done within the parameters of the law. A recent federal court of appeals held that a program executed under FISA provisions was operating outside of those parameters. After reviewing that...
Federal appeals court affirms ruling in Arctic drilling suit

...leases in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska's coast.The Thursday decision from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the oil spill response plans approved were not unlawful.Environmental groups sued in 2012, arguing the approvals...
Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling

...requests for review of agency approvals are filed in federal appeals court. The lawsuit was filed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.In the filing Tuesday, the groups were required only to request a review. Briefs outlining specific flaws in the...
Justices boost workplace religious protections

...accommodated.The decision does not, by itself, resolve her case. Instead, it will return to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, which earlier ruled against her."While the Supreme Court reversed the Tenth Circuit decision, it did...
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Federal judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...backers sued over that process but Holland ruled the legal action was premature. A panel of judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Holland's decision Thursday.In the separate lawsuit that Holland heard Thursday, Pebble alleges that the...
NSA phone spying illegal, judge rules

...legislators to balance national security and privacy interests.A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan permitted the National Security Agency program to continue temporarily as it exists, but it all but...
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In the name of love

...filed with the highest court opposing same-sex marriage. Organizers say other states in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have done so. Statewide organizations, Identity Inc. and Alaskans Together for Equality, have also called on the...
Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

...restrictions on king salmon in Alaska trumped their cultural and spiritual rights, their attorney said Thursday.The state Court of Appeals ruled against the 13 fishermen from western Alaska villages who challenged their convictions involving king salmon...
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