High court to hear appeal of National Park Service authority

...federal judge ruled that the regulations extend to all parts of the national park system.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also sided with the park service.Alaska officials had urged the justices to take the case to protect state-owned...
Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...leaders believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Wednesday that the NCAA's use of college athletes' names, images and likenesses in video games and TV broadcasts...
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Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

...kind of prairie dog found only in that state.Attorney Anna Katselas asked the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision and restore protection for the prairie dogs under the Endangered Species Act."The district...
Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...fired his weapon across the Rio Grande, striking the teen twice.A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals originally said Hernandez Guereca's family could sue Mesa. But the full court overturned that ruling in April.
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Court: Turn signals aren't required at roundabouts

The Alaska Court of Appeals has ruled that state law does not require drivers to use turn signals at a traffic roundabout.The decision was handed down by...
Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

...paramount principle."Hours after Goodell issued his statement, the league appealed to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan with a one-page notice from NFL attorney Daniel Nash.NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the league...
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A lack of (land) trust

...state's argument, thus granting the tribe more authority.The state filed its appellant brief with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Monday.The state's appeal follows years of litigation by the Akiachak Native Community...
Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...Ticket. A legal action filed Monday by the state is straining that image.The appeal, filed in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., seeks to overturn a D.C. District Court ruling that would allow Alaska Native tribes...
Alaska Editorial: An important presidential visit

...imposed unprecedented pollution limits on power plants across the country. This week 15 states petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C., Circuit to block the regulations that outline those limits.Given that, Alaskans...
Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...with the Ketchikan Daily News.Alaska's senior Republican senator said the July 29 decision from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - that the Clinton-era rule still applies to the Tongass National Forest - was "wrong and wrong-headed...
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