9th Circuit Court
1324 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a ban on private prisons in California unconstitutionally restricts the federal government’s authority to operate private detention facilities in the state.
Oct 6, 2021 11:42 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has vacated a federal judge’s injunction requiring the county and city of Los Angeles to provide shelter to homeless people living in Skid Row, an area encompassing more than 50 blocks in the city’s downtown area.
Sep 27, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
DOJ seeks to stop Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan
The U.S. trustee for the Justice Department has filed a motion to halt a judge’s approval of a controversial bankruptcy plan for…
Sep 17, 2021 4:15 PM CDT
A nominee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that a letter that she signed calling then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh “intellectually and morally bankrupt” contained “overheated rhetoric.”
Sep 15, 2021 11:33 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled in favor of plaintiffs who alleged that spectators using wheelchairs at T-Mobile Park, the home of the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team, had inadequate sightlines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Sep 3, 2021 9:14 AM CDT
A federal circuit judge’s acidic dissent last week used cookies and lemonade analogies to make a point about a binding dicta rule and its potentials for misuse.
Aug 23, 2021 3:00 PM CDT
Biden announces new round of judicial picks
President Joe Biden’s fifth round of judicial picks includes nominees to two federal appeals courts. Virginia Solicitor General Toby Heytens is nominated to…
Jul 1, 2021 4:37 PM CDT
A former law clerk has written a law review article blasting the federal judiciary’s “staggering scale of institutional inaction and indifference” following her allegations of sexual harassment against the late Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Jun 24, 2021 11:29 AM CDT
Supreme Court rules FHFA structure is unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency is unconstitutional because its director can only be…
Jun 23, 2021 4:21 PM CDT
A California regulation allowing union organizers to access private property of employers is a physical taking requiring just compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision Wednesday.
Jun 23, 2021 10:26 AM CDT
Perkins Coie wins suit dismissal because of ‘stateless’ partners
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page can’t sue Perkins…
Jun 22, 2021 4:53 PM CDT
A disbarred California lawyer can’t use a bankruptcy to discharge more than $2 million in debt that is owed to a fund used to reimburse his former clients, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled.
Jun 17, 2021 12:19 PM CDT
Social Security claimants lawyer Chad Hatfield didn’t realize his goof until several minutes into an argument last Monday before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Jun 14, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the government’s ability to invoke the state secrets privilege to defeat a lawsuit accusing the FBI of illegally spying on the Muslim community.
Jun 7, 2021 12:06 PM CDT
Jurors award $75M to exonerated half brothers
Jurors in Raleigh, North Carolina, awarded $75 million Friday to two half brothers exonerated in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old…
May 17, 2021 3:12 PM CDT
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