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Panels propose cuts to education, public defender agency

...assigned an attorney and another four to six months for a brief to be prepared, he said. The situation is such that the court of appeals has instituted new deadlines that the agency runs the risk of missing - and being fined over - if the proposed cut...
Battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

...flag offensive. But that fact does justify the board's decision," Judge Edward Prado of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans wrote.Texas' main argument to the Supreme Court is that the license plate is not like a bumper sticker...
Coupon prompts Alaska appeals court to toss theft conviction

...the items, and the example was cited in the Court of Appeals decision. The Court of Appeals found that the trial judge's failure to...trial. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Court of Appeals has thrown out a theft conviction over the...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that the state Water Resources Department failed to limit the amount of water cities and water districts can draw from...
What others say: Political, social controversy on the menu a simple animal-cruelty issue. Their plan is to convince the (notoriously activist) Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that its permissive interpretation of the interstate commerce clause should extend to protect the ban. Previously...
UCIDA offers clarification of lawsuit

...the scope of the federal salmon fishery management plan. This case is currently pending before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as case number 14-35928, and is under assessment by the mediation program for settlement potential. The State...
What others say: Economies, like species, must evolve or die

...Rule.The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 this week to reinstate...but the fact the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals returned it is a positive sign...disagree with a higher one, but the court of appeals ruling should hold some weight...
Chief Justice's daughters remember Boochever

...chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court, or as the judge President Carter appointed to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1980 -- the first Alaskan to serve on that panel. But for daughters Barbara, Linda, Ann and Mimi, he was Dad...
Appeals court puts gay marriage on hold

...Alaska, just hours before most couples would be allowed to tie the knot.A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco granted a temporary halt until late Friday morning to allow the state to take its case to the U...
Shell moves closer to gaining offshore drilling approval

...environmental groups aren't giving up on court challenges. Earth Justice has filed with the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals a new appeal of Shell's exploration plan for the Beaufort Sea. In recent developments, the U.S. Department...


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