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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Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

...on bail Thursday after a judge refused a last-ditch attempt by the Canadian government to keep him imprisoned.Court of Appeal Jutice Myra Bielby rejected the government's emergency request to stop Omar Khadr's release while he appeals his...
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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...
State | AK legislature
Peterson reinstated by NFL, looks to leave Minnesota

...the NFL for re-arbitration. The league promptly appealed Doty's decision to a higher court.The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals won't hear that case for months, so those proceedings will be merely for principle in the ongoing dispute between...
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For MLB, steroids cloud remains

...performance-enhancing drugs is a really serious one for all of sports."The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday to overturn Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction by a 10-1 vote likely ends the Bay Area Laboratory...
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Big Thorne timber injunction denied

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied an injunction requested by environmental groups, allowing the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island to move...
State | Local
Cuts to education, public defender agency proposed

...assigned an attorney and another four to six months for a brief to be prepared, he said. The situation is such that the court of appeals has instituted new deadlines that the agency runs the risk of missing - and being fined over - if the proposed cut...
State | AK legislature
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...federal government.SEACC announced Thursday the organizations had filed notices of appeal before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals."The conservation groups argue that it undercuts the region's $2 billion fishing and tourism industries while...
State | Local | AK legislature
Alaska AG signs brief against legal gay marriage

...supporting same-sex marriage bans.The Alaska constitutional amendment case is currently stayed before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals."The U.S. Supreme Court is currently addressing the same federalism issues that are at the heart of the Alaska...
State | AK legislature


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