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  • the oral arguments. Typically, a decision is not immediately rendered once arguments occur.On Sept. 3, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman ruled that the NFL did not act properly when it suspended Brady for four games after concluding...

...challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration's health care overhaul.The decision from U.S. District Judge Richard Leon adds to the legal debate surrounding the law's requirement that contraceptives for women be included...
Injunction against federal water rule may expand Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways.U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other...
High court ruling against gay marriage would produce 'chaos'

...Schaerr's view, only the clerks in Alameda and Los Angeles counties are bound by the 2010 injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. A Supreme Court ruling rejecting a constitutional right to marry for same-sex couples would...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...whether a lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed.U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments in the case filed by Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental...
Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...contribution limits."The issue is a very new issue. This is the first decision of its kind," Bopp said.U.S. District Judge Charles Lovell of Helena used the pre-Citizens United standard in determining there was a state interest for...
Judge won't block plan to kill cormorants to save salmon the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Corps said Wildlife Services will manage the killing. The plan also calls for destroying 26,000 nests on East Sand Island. The decision came Friday from U.S. District Judge Michael Simon.

...punishment. Goodell decided to hear the appeal himself and upheld the penalty. Both sides went to federal court, and U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told the sides to work out a settlement. To encourage them, he ordered both Brady and Goodell...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

...lawsuit is a bid to undermine the agency's proposal to protect parts of the Bristol Bay region from development.U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments on EPA's motion to dismiss last week and dismissed parts of the lawsuit in...
Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

...allow the bombing victims to move on with their lives without having to read about years of death penalty appeals. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. will formally impose the sentence at a later date during a hearing in which bombing victims...


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