4th Circuit Court
346 ABA Journal 4th Circuit Court articles.
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
Judge admonishes Tennessee attorney general’s office for ignoring absentee voting order
Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle chastised attorneys from the Tennessee attorney general’s office Thursday for not following the…
Jun 12, 2020 4:14 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against police officers in the shooting death of a homeless black man who was stopped for failing to walk on the sidewalk.
Jun 10, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
The en banc 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has revived a lawsuit claiming that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution’s ban on presidents accepting emoluments from foreign states.
May 14, 2020 12:43 PM CDT
Judge upholds beach town’s female topless ban
U.S. District Judge James Bredar has upheld a ban in Ocean City, Maryland, on women exposing their breasts in public. Bredar, an appointee…
Apr 9, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
Full DC Circuit to hear cases on McGahn subpoena, border wall
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has granted en banc review of two cases…
Mar 16, 2020 5:22 PM CDT
Some federal courts are changing or suspending some operations as a result of concerns about the coronavirus. The U.S. Supreme Court is among them.
Mar 12, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Friday that congressional Democrats do not have standing to sue President Donald Trump for alleged violations of the emoluments clause.
Feb 7, 2020 12:51 PM CST
An appeals court has upheld an injunction blocking the U.S. Air Force from discharging two airmen because of their HIV-positive status.
Jan 13, 2020 1:08 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether a generic word can be given trademark protection when it is part of a “.com” domain name.
Nov 11, 2019 12:02 PM CST
A federal appeals court on Tuesday agreed to an en banc rehearing in a suit claiming President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution’s ban on presidents accepting emoluments from foreign…
Oct 15, 2019 5:15 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived the first lawsuit President Donald Trump faced over claims that his business interests violate the U.S. Constitution.
Sep 13, 2019 3:26 PM CDT
A Montana law that bans political robocalls is a content-based restriction that violates the First Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 11, 2019 12:51 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal government can be sued for failing to uncover information about the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooter during a background check that would have barred him from being able to buy a gun from a licensed dealer before the mass shooting.
Sep 4, 2019 1:10 PM CDT
In an amicus brief
filed Tuesday, the ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize that juveniles’ “diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform” separate them from adults and that those whose crimes “reflect transient immaturity, rather than irreparable corruption” should not face life in prison.
Aug 28, 2019 12:55 PM CDT
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