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What others say: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...ruled against him, though, as did the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In both instances, the language in Section...Sturgeon's view during his appeal to the full 9th Circuit Court. In it, the state argues a ruling against Mr. Sturgeon...
What others say: One for the Supremes

...focused on the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest.The Tongass was exempted from the roadless rule by a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals split decision in early 2014, but, this past July, another and larger 9th Circuit panel ruled that the...
Arts & Entertainment

...a four-game suspension of New England quarterback Tom Brady in the "Deflategate" controversy.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that oral arguments could be heard as early as Feb. 1. The NFL and the NFL Players Association...
Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation not one, not two, not three, but five different motions filed in the Alaska U.S. District Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals seeking to have the injunction stayed.Shell is alleging that Greenpeace USA never had any intention of...
Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...Tongass will be roadless once more.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court today upheld a lower court ruling 6-5 that overturned...and out of courts ever since. In March 2014, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the exemption but decided to rehear...
What others say: Forest politics

...and potential energy sources within significant areas of the Tongass National Forest.On Wednesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals narrowly upheld the Roadless Rule on a 6-5 vote, saying, in part, that the administration of George...
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...but need to be off the ropes beneath the structure.Greenpeace immediately appealed Gleason's decision to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and a hearing has been set for August.Early Thursday before the hearing, the activists lowered themselves...

...century law that gives federal officials authority to manage shark fishing off the California coast, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said. It also does not significantly interfere with interstate commerce, the court found.The 2-1 ruling...
US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

...Alaska Railroad's loading system in Seward violates the federal Clean Water Act.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in September reversed a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Tim Burgess, who ruled that incidental...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...Pebble backers sued over that process but Holland ruled the legal action was premature. A panel of judges from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Holland's decision Thursday.In the separate lawsuit that Holland heard Thursday, Pebble alleges...


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