9th Circuit Court
1331 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the coach of a high school football coach who lost his job after defying the school district’s orders to stop praying with students at the 50-yard line after games.
Jan 18, 2022 2:10 PM CST
Every year, we like to take a look back at the news events and stories that most resonated with our online readers. This year, the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol takes the top two slots, along with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' citation style, Judge Judy's career, COVID-19 vaccine litigation and law school rankings.
Dec 23, 2021 9:43 AM CST
Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to federal civil rights charge
Fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of violating the civil rights of George Floyd,…
Dec 17, 2021 3:14 PM CST
California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Dec 1, 2021 9:10 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether the owner of a bed and breakfast establishment called the Smugglers Inn can sue a border patrol agent for damages under the First and Fourth Amendments.
Nov 8, 2021 11:06 AM CST
A federal appeals court has tossed a $10 million voucher settlement and $2.6 million in attorney fees in class action litigation over increased membership fees charged by Massage Envy franchises.
Oct 22, 2021 9:08 AM CDT
In two summary reversals Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for police officers who kneed a suspect with a knife and fatally shot another man wielding a hammer.
Oct 18, 2021 10:44 AM CDT
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
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