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...the government they object. That requirement is at the heart of lawsuits over the contraceptive mandate.Federal appeals courts have so far ruled that informing the government of a religious objection does not interfere with the groups' religious...
Court rejects privacy argument in home brew case

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A state appeals court has rejected a Scammon Bay man's argument that Alaska's constitutional right to privacy entitled him to make a small amount...

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court Monday upheld a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins.The legislation does not conflict...
US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a federal appeals court decision that said coal falling into Resurrection Bay from the Alaska Railroad's loading system in Seward violates the federal...
Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...corruption or the appearance of corruption, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.The ruling, which affects the nine...too low for candidates to effectively campaign.The appeals court reversed Lovell and sent the case back the judge with...
Battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

...University School of Law in Fort Worth.A panel of federal appeals court judges ruled that the board's decision violated the...the government has approved their issuance.Federal appeals courts around the country have come to differing conclusions...
Coupon prompts Alaska appeals court to toss theft conviction

...elicited testimony that comparable items might be available for less at other stores in the area or online." The appeals court explained in the opinion that the value of property is "the amount at which the property would change hands between...

...The four people close to the women said their lawyers appealed the judge's decision to transfer their cases. An appeals court in Dammam, the capital of Eastern Province, is expected to decide on the referral in the coming days, they said...
Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

...notice of appeal to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and sought a stay while the appeal is being considered. The federal appeals court on Wednesday only issued a stay until 11 a.m. AKDT Friday to give the state time to petition the high court.Leighow...
Appeals court puts gay marriage on hold

ANCHORAGE - The federal appeals court for the West on Wednesday issued a temporary halt to gay marriages...the state to take its case to the U.S. Supreme Court.The appeals court said barring a stay from the nation's highest court, gay marriages...


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