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Media Can't Be Shut Out Of Jodi Arias Trial

AP | Posted 01.04.2015 | Media

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona appeals court ruled Monday that the public should be able to watch testimony in the Jodi Arias trial, overruling a judge's...

"Title Shopping" Exposed: Verizon's FiOS is Based on a Title II, FTTP Network. Shame They Never Told the Court, the FCC or the Public.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

After going through thousands of pages of Verizon's statements, filings at the FCC, and court documents, even listening to the oral arguments made by their lawyers, we can not find one place where Verizon told the regulators or the courts that Verizon's entire wireline FiOS deployment in every state is based on Title II.

Reagan-Appointed Judge Wants to Legalize Cocaine, Heroin, Meth, LSD

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court judge nominated by former President Ronald Reagan believes that all illegal drugs should be decriminalized and r...

Court Deals Huge Blow To Net Neutrality

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday struck down the government's latest effort to require internet providers to treat all traffic t...

Senate Completes Overhaul Of Key Appeals Court

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed one of President Barack Obama's key judicial nominees. The confirmation of Robert Wilkins to the U.S. Cou...

Appeals Court Denies Request For Emergency Ban On Gay Marriage In Utah

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

On Sunday, the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Utah officials' emergency request to stop same-sex couples from marrying. The st...

Republicans Block Another Obama Nominee

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Monday blocked the nomination of Robert L. Wilkins, a District Court judge in Washington, from filling one o...

Court: Trade Representative Can Withhold Documents During Negotiations

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An appeals court ruled Friday that the U.S. Trade Representative can withhold a classified position paper prepared during free-trade neg...

Obama To Nominate Three To U.S. Appeals Court

Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is simultaneously naming three nominees to the understaffed federal ap...

A (Semi-)Victory for Appropriation Art

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

There was a semi-big win for appropriation art, not to mention appropriation artist Richard Prince and New York's Gagosian Gallery. The U.S. Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that found Prince had violated the copyright of French photographer Patrick Cariou.

Senate Confirms Judge For Appeals Court

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed New Jersey judge Patty Shwartz to serve on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, giving her a life...

Following Up On Juvenile Justice Reform in Michigan

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Sayre Quevedo Michigan is known for i...

Appeals Court Upholds Key Voting Rights Provision

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, rejecting an Alabama county's challenge to the landma...

Federal Appeals Court Considers Wiretapping Lawsuits

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

SEATTLE — Lawyers for civil liberties groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to revive two groups of lawsuits claiming the government ha...

No-Fault Divorce? Maybe Yogi Was Right

Beverly Willett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

Last summer, former Governor Paterson signed a bill making New York the 50th and final state to enact no-fault divorce.

SHOCK: Court Rules High School Cheerleader Is Required To Cheer For Her Alleged Rapist

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, one of the most right-wing courts in the country, sanctioned a former high school cheerleade...

Utah Memorial Crosses Struck Down By Court Of Appeals In Denver

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — The 14 crosses erected along Utah roads to commemorate fallen state Highway Patrol troopers convey a state preference for Chris...

Obama Supreme Court Nominee: The Case For Selecting A Sitting Politician

Politico | William Yeomans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But the president has an option that could minimize the filibuster threat, speed confirmation, avoid turning the court farther right, increase the cou...

Mark Cuban: SEC Files Notice Of Appeal In Trading Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DALLAS — The Securities and Exchange Commission says it plans to appeal a federal judge's dismissal of the agency's insider-trading lawsuit agai...

Denny Chin, Judge In Bernie Madoff Trial, To Be Nominated To Appeals Court

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The White House plans to nominate the judge who presided over the Bernard Madoff case to the appeals court that Supreme Court Justice...

Appeals Court Blocks Release Of Detainee Photos

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The U.S. government can keep pictures of detainee abuse secret while it asks the Supreme Court to permanently block release of the ph...