Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Trump Administration Just Lost Another Court Battle To Kids

Courtroom climate victories have been tough to come by of late with cases being thrown out in California and New York. But there’s one that keeps …

Environment

GOP senators force White House to withdraw Trump's pick for ninth circuit

Republican senators delivered a surprise defeat to President Donald Trump on Thursday, sinking the nomination of Ryan Bounds to the ninth circuit …

Politics

The Ninth Circuit Protects Gun Rights and Stops Confiscation

The stage may be set for Brett Kavanaugh’s first Second Amendment test as a justice.<p>Every now and then the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals — arguably …

Gun Control

There's unprecedented public opposition to confirming Trump's second SCOTUS pick

Gallup’s been asking the public whether it’s in favor of a Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation, against it, or don’t have an opinion since 1987. On …

Liberal View

Newsom’s Prop.63 Standard Capacity Magazine Ban Gets Smack Down from 9th Circuit

<i>Opinion</i><p><b>California –</b> -(Ammoland.com)- A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s decision to halt the …

Second Amendment

Liberal 9th Circuit surprises with pro-2nd Amendment decision blocking California ammo ban

Second Amendment activists were given a surprise boost this week when the liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals backed a lower court’s decision to suspend California’s ban on the possession of large magazines.<p>Activists, supported by the National Rifle Association, have argued that the state's ban …

Politics

A Senate Judicial Miss

Scott and Rubio defeat a good nominee and Democrats crow.<p>By<p>The Editorial Board<p>The Editorial Board<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@WSJopinion<p>WSJOpinion/<p>Ben Franklin is credited with advising his fellow revolutionaries that if they didn’t hang together, they would assuredly hang separately. The …

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9th Circuit Court Blocks Trump Admin From Implementing Transgender Military Ban

It looks it will be left to the Supreme Court to decide whether to uphold President Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the …

Conservative View

Letters to the Editor: Wake-up call for humans

Considering the sophistication and intricacies of the American government, I would imagine that solutions would be a priority. However, nothing seems …

San Francisco

EPA undermines its own proposal for more protective dust-lead hazard standards

<i>Tom Neltner, J.D.</i><i>,</i> is Chemicals Policy Director<p>On July 2, 2018, in response to a court order, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a …

Public Health

59 news outlets rally around LA Times over judge's order to alter published story

<b>(CNNMoney) —</b> Dozens of news organizations spanning the media spectrum are expressing support and solidarity with the Los Angeles Times over a federal judge's order for the newspaper to alter a published story.<p>In a letter filed Monday in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Reporters Committee …

Judiciary

Los Angeles Times Contests Order to Remove Paragraph from Article

Share1<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Share<p>1 Shares<p>July 15, 2018; New York Times<p>The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press (RCFP) has filed an amicus letter with …

Nonprofits

Considering a job candidate's salary history can be problematic

Considering a job candidate's salary history can be problematic, legal experts say.

Employment

Restaurant Industry Association Files Suit Challenging “80/20” Rule

Article ByJeffrey W. BrecherStephanie L. Adler-PaindirisJackson Lewis P.C.Wage and Hour BlogThe Restaurant Law Center, a public policy affiliate of …

Law

Three Seattle attorneys nominated for federal judgeships, appellate court

President Donald Trump on Friday announced the nominations of two Seattle attorneys to federal judicial vacancies in Western Washington and a third …

Judiciary

The Smears Begin on Kavanaugh

The political left is going to do whatever it can to defeat Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, and the smears have begun even earlier than usual. This week's mud on the wall includes a claim of guilt by association when Mr. Kavanaugh was a law clerk 27 years ago.<p>In 1990-1991 Mr. …

Opinion

Trump Pardons Arsonists Who Inspired 2016 Bundy Standoff

As President Trump headed to Brussels for a tense NATO summit, his administration announced that it would pardon two ranchers who were convicted of …

U.S. Department of Justice

Trump Pardons Oregon Ranchers Convicted of Arson

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned a pair of ranchers convicted of arson on federal lands where they had grazing rights for their cattle, a case that aggravated long-simmering tensions over land use in the Western U.S.<p>In a statement Tuesday, Mr. Trump said that “justice is …

U.S. Politics

Haglund Appealing Defamation Suit Against Sawant

A federal judge dismissed landlord Carl Haglund's suit against Seattle and Kshama Sawant. A federal appeals court will take another look.<p>SEATTLE, WA …

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Current and former Microsoft employees appeal class-action denial in gender discrimination lawsuit

Current and former technical employees at Microsoft are not giving up on a push to expand a three-year-old gender discrimination lawsuit to cover …

Microsoft

Judge Upholds $10 Billion Diesel Judgment Against Volkswagen: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Judge Upholds $10 Billion Diesel Judgement Against Volkswagen<p>Volkswagen (VLKAY) has to pay the $10 billion judgment that was levied against the …

Southwest Airlines

California Wins Dismissal of U.S. Suit Attacking Sanctuary Laws

A federal judge in Sacramento dismissed most of a lawsuit by the Trump administration attacking California’s trio of sanctuary laws aimed at …

U.S. Department of Justice

Lawmakers, Activists Protest Judge Brett Kavanaugh Nomination to Supreme Court

July 9, 2018<p>Center for American Progress Rally at Supreme Court<p>The Center for American Progress held a rally outside the Supreme Court following …

Donald Trump

President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

July 9, 2018<p>Judge Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Announcement<p>President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh from the U.S. Court of Appeals …

Donald Trump

Appeals court largely strikes down California’s artist resale rights law

The fate of the 1977 California Resale Royalties Act (CRRA) seems to have finally been decided, with judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on …

Art

University Of California Claims More Than 117,000 Students Received Daca Renewals

More than 117,000 students have received extensions through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to legally live and study in the United States, according to the University of California.<p>The renewals come after University of California President Janet Napolitano sued the U.S. …

Immigration

The Associated Press Reported That Trump Was Tossing Immigrants From The Military. That’s Not The Whole Story.

In their desperate rush to paint President Trump as a brutal xenophobe hell-bent on deporting even the best young immigrants, the media have botched …

Conservative View

Why Does the City Keep Letting Patriot Prayer Hold Rallies? It Doesn’t Have a Choice

by Kelly KenoyerPatriot Prayer demonstrators at a June 3 Rally Kelly KenoyerOn June 30, a rally organized by Washington alt-right group Patriot …

Rights & Freedoms

Justice Department Seeks Injunctions Against California’s ‘Sanctuary Laws’

Brian E. SchieldJurisdiction: 9th Circuit (incl. bankruptcy)CaliforniaAll FederalType of Law: Immigration

Law

Christians and the Death Penalty

From the Anxious Bench archives: Why should Christians (and other Americans) oppose the death penalty, at least as currently practiced in the United …

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