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...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...
What others say: Forest politics

...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 W...

...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...
Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...corruption, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.The ruling, which affects the nine states under the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, uses the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision to raise the bar for states to justify...
Battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

...Confederate 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...
What others say: Political, social controversy on the menu

...foie gras is 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...
Militia head seeks delay in federal appeal

...militia group, planning to kidnap or kill two law enforcement officers if Cox were arrested or killed.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in September granted Cox and his attorney a 90-day extension to file opening appeal briefs. Prosecutors...
What others say: Judge's ruling correct on marriage, but governor has right to appeal

...without merit.Some have said that by continuing the state's suit over the issue after rulings by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals striking down similar bans in Idaho and Nevada - and the U.S. Supreme Court's declining cases seeking...

...this year it extended protections against discrimination to gay and lesbians.Now, three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals - all appointed by Democrats and two of whom joined in the civil rights ruling this year - are set to hear...

...appointed and that the board therefore did not have enough members to do business.Noel Canning prevailed in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and two other appeals courts also had ruled against recess appointments.


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