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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

...things have moved, it's hard for the court to avoid this in the short term."A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will hear arguments from attorneys in six cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee...
No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

...including four military veterans.Initially, Brown said she couldn't rule on the case. In 2012, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals disagreed and sent the case back to her. Brown ruled in August that the 13 people challenging their presence...
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Appeals court sides with Alaska on roadless rule

...of Alaska in reversing a decision that reinstated the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision Wednesday, found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture had articulated "a...
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...Association conference, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The Supreme Court decision not to review the 9th U.S. circuit Court of Appeals ruling was a victory for rural Alaskans who rely on hunting and fishing or subsistence. The decision...
State | AK legislature
Federal courtroom named after late Juneau judge

...Court for eight years, four of them as chief justice. In 1980, he became the first Alaskan to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals when he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter.Boochever served on the appellate court, just one step...
Supreme Court declines to review Montana gun law

...bolt-action youth-model rifle called the "Montana Buckaroo" for sale in Montana under the new state law.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said last year that prior rulings from the Supreme Court already decided the issue in favor of federal...
AG to keep defending same-sex marriage ban

...Nevada governor and attorney general said they would not defend their state's ban when it goes before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Geraghty said he wasn't sure what the next step would be in that case - one of several in which the...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Access Project won't get full review

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declined the state of Alaska's request to reconsider its decision against the Juneau Access Road. The appeals...
10th Circuit decision has little impact on Roadless Rule in Alaska

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision to uphold the Roadless Rule did little...rule or end the rule all together. One case is in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate a Roadless Rule exemption for the Tongass...
US appeals court upholds roadless rule in forests

...such as coal, oil and natural gas.The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals backed the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation...road-building ban. The California-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a 2005 Bush administration policy...


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