9th Circuit Court
1394 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
An en banc federal appeals court has ordered a California school district to reinstate a Fellowship of Christian Athletes club that was not recognized because of its required anti-same-sex-marriage affirmation for student leaders.
Sep 18, 2023 8:19 AM CDT
A law that bans truthful firearms advertising that appeals to minors should be blocked, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 14, 2023 1:29 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld an $8.46 million penalty against a lawyer who promoted a timeshare-donation tax shelter that overvalued the properties.
Aug 18, 2023 9:53 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled for a transgender college student who challenged an Idaho law that bars transgender athletes from participating in women’s and girls' student sports in public schools.
Aug 17, 2023 2:55 PM CDT
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco should narrow the state-created danger doctrine, according to four judges who dissented when the appeals court refused to grant an en banc rehearing in a lawsuit over a mother’s drowning of her 10-month-old twins.
Aug 3, 2023 10:30 AM CDT
The Biden administration is appealing a federal judge’s decision blocking an immigration rule that presumes that noncitizens at the southern border are ineligible for U.S. asylum unless they have an appointment or qualify for other limited exceptions.
Jul 26, 2023 2:52 PM CDT
Republican 2024 presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy is taking a cue from former President Donald Trump by releasing a short list of judges he would consider for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jul 19, 2023 12:26 PM CDT
Employers are not responsible for the spread of COVID-19 from their employees to their employees’ family members, according to a ruling from the California Supreme Court.
Jul 7, 2023 9:55 AM CDT
A federal law that bans “encouraging or inducing” illegal immigration does not violate the First Amendment when it is properly interpreted, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 decision Friday.
Jun 23, 2023 12:22 PM CDT
Sexually derogatory and violent rap music played in the workplace can foster a hostile work environment that constitutes sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jun 13, 2023 9:23 AM CDT
There is no “special First Amendment protection” for product parodies that use trademarks as their own trademarks, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case involving Jack Daniel’s and the maker of a parody dog toy.
Jun 8, 2023 1:42 PM CDT
A federal appeals judge who announced plans to boycott
Yale Law School students for clerkships is taking aim at his colleagues for using the word “noncitizen” instead of “alien."
Jun 5, 2023 12:21 PM CDT
Judge sanctioned after disclaiming family law knowledge
The New Jersey Supreme Court publicly reprimanded Judge Michael J. Kassel of the Camden County Superior Court in New Jersey on Wednesday Jun 2, 2023 3:16 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a bankruptcy plan for Purdue Pharma that shielded the company’s owners from liability in civil opioid lawsuits in exchange for their agreement to contribute up to $6 billion to resolve the litigation.
Jun 1, 2023 1:35 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a defendant’s claim that his Fifth Amendment equal protection rights were violated by a law making it a crime to reenter the United States after deportation.
May 23, 2023 11:38 AM CDT
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