9th Circuit Court
1309 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
Maker of Snapchat can be sued for speed filter used by youths before fatal crash, 9th Circuit rules
A federal appeals court has ruled that Snapchat isn’t protected from liability by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in a case alleging that three youths died in a car crash after using the app’s speed filter.
May 6, 2021 9:46 AM CDT
3 men face federal hate crimes charges in Ahmaud Arbery’s death
Three Georgia men facing state charges of murder in the 2020 death of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery have…
Apr 29, 2021 4:17 PM CDT
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Judge tosses case for lawyer’s refusal to wear mask
Judge Lawrence Knipel of New York City has tossed a car-crash lawsuit because of a lawyer’s refusal to wear a face…
Mar 29, 2021 4:39 PM CDT
Just days before the March Madness tournament crowns a champion, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a high-stakes battle between the National Collegiate Athletic Association and a legal class of student-athletes from the top revenue-producing sports of football and men’s and women’s basketball.
Mar 25, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
Mar 25, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
Federal judiciary seeks 79 new judgeships, money to improve courthouse security
The Judicial Conference of the United States on Tuesday recommended that Congress create 79 new judgeships, including two on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Mar 17, 2021 9:56 AM CDT
9th Circuit upholds part of federal anti-riot law in case against white supremacists
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco on Thursday revived the prosecution of four white supremacists under a federal anti-riot law, even as it struck down some parts of the law for infringing protected speech.
Mar 5, 2021 10:44 AM CST
Associates at this BigLaw firm get pricey gifts
Associates at Davis Polk & Wardwell are getting a choice of gifts as a thanks for their hard work during the COVID-19…
Mar 4, 2021 4:30 PM CST
Mar 1, 2021 3:00 PM CST
Chemerinsky: Voting rights cases before SCOTUS could have profound effects on future elections
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in important cases concerning the meaning of the Voting Rights Act of 1965: Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee and Arizona Republican Party v. Democratic National Committee. The cases involve Section 2 of the act, which prohibits voting practices or procedures that discriminate on the basis of race, color or language.
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