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Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...Alaskans should be glad that he did.A federal judge in Anchorage ruled against him, though, as did the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In both instances, the language in Section 103 of ANILCA may have fallen subject to a version of understanding...
My Turn: Old associations: Hopeful developments on campaigns and guns

...recent court rulings on guns - one from a ruling involving a store called Badger Guns, the other from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. With the recent shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, we have yet another school mass shooting searing at...
High court to hear appeal of National Park Service authority

...enforcement. But a 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...
Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

...fairness "a 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...
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A lack of (land) trust

...the 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...
Nunchucks make comeback for Calif. cops

...agreed in 1991 to stop using them during abortion protests to settle a lawsuit. Three years later, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a similar lawsuit by San Diego abortion protesters, but departments were beginning to embrace...
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Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...NCAA 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...
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Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

...protections for a 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...
Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...him. Mesa 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...
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Appeal erodes trust in 'Unity Ticket'

...the Unity 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...


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