2nd Circuit Court
1066 ABA Journal 2nd Circuit Court articles.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York has refused to consider reinstating a hiring-bias lawsuit claiming that a company’s ban on hiring convicted felons had a discriminatory impact on Black job applicants.
Feb 24, 2021 10:28 AM CST
Just one federal appeals court has an equal number of active male and female judges.
Feb 9, 2021 12:22 PM CST
Quinn Emanuel and Boies Schiller shun merger idea
Neither Boies Schiller Flexner nor Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan are embracing a legal recruiter’s suggestion that the two firms should merge.…
Feb 1, 2021 4:17 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the dismissal of two cases that contended that President Donald Trump was violating the emoluments clauses by accepting payments to his businesses by foreign governments and states.
Jan 25, 2021 9:52 AM CST
President Donald Trump has appointed 54 of the nation’s federal appellate judges during his four years in office, just one judge short of the number appointed by President Barack Obama in his two terms.
Jan 19, 2021 9:01 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal officials can be liable for money damages in their individual capacities for violations of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.
Dec 10, 2020 11:23 AM CST
State and FTC lawsuits accuse Facebook of stifling competition
Facebook is accused of stifling competition in two lawsuits filed Wednesday. One suit was filed by the Federal Trade Commission, and…
Dec 9, 2020 3:50 PM CST
In a 5-4 ruling Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked two COVID-19 caps on attendance at religious services in New York.
Nov 30, 2020 11:09 AM CST
Top Pennsylvania court rules against Trump campaign
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reversed an appellate order that gave observers from the Trump campaign closer access to the ballot count in…
Nov 17, 2020 4:48 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court does not appear to be in a rush to decide legal matters related to President Donald Trump. It’s possible the Supreme Court is “allowing the clock to run out,” according to one news organization.
Nov 16, 2020 1:11 PM CST
A federal appeals court has ruled against an upstate New York doctor, who says she spent at least $60,000 to fight a $50 fine for creating too much noise in a federal courthouse.
Nov 6, 2020 12:26 PM CST
A federal appeals court has ruled against President Donald Trump’s claim that a subpoena for his tax records was overbroad and was issued in bad faith.
Oct 7, 2020 10:54 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has affirmed dismissal of a suit claiming that a company’s refusal to hire convicted felons has a discriminatory impact on Black applicants because they are arrested and incarcerated at higher rates than their proportion of the population.
Sep 22, 2020 10:24 AM CDT
Top state court criticizes disciplined former justice
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday criticized Cynthia Baldwin, a former justice, after she said an affidavit, if true, shows “bias and vindictiveness”…
Sep 10, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
A federal appeals court said Wednesday the massive phone data collection program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a CIA employee and subcontractor, violated federal law and possibly the Fourth Amendment.
Sep 3, 2020 12:23 PM CDT
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