1347 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
A San Francisco federal judge today considers whether the federal government can stop states from investigating telephone companies suspected of providing information for a terrorist surveillance program.
Officials in five…
Jun 21, 2007 8:15 PM CDT
The defense of the ex-CEO of Brocade Communications suffered a setback yesterday, when a witness was allowed to testify about a statement acknowledging that stock options backdating is wrong.
Jun 21, 2007 1:28 PM CDT
A federal judge in San Francisco will hold a hearing today on whether to admit evidence showing the former CEO of Brocade Communications knew backdating stock options was illegal.
Jun 20, 2007 12:30 PM CDT
A March ruling by a federal appeals court has boosted tribal efforts to block developments that threaten lands they hold sacred.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act protected the tribes’ sacred grounds. The ruling blocked a plan to make snow from reclaimed wastewater for skiers at a resort near Flagstaff, Ariz.
Developers worry the case will hamper development, the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) reports.
Jun 8, 2007 7:49 PM CDT
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy overturned his former law clerk in a decision yesterday saying that state courts are in the best position to make decisions on potential…
Jun 5, 2007 12:51 PM CDT
Litigation in the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill case will come to an end if the U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear a punitive-damages appeal.
About 22 percent of the…
Jun 4, 2007 2:11 PM CDT
A subsidiary of airline giant Boeing Co. has been sued by the American Civil Liberties Union for allegedly aiding “extraordinary rendition” efforts by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.
May 30, 2007 8:02 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has rebuffed a Las Vegas lawyer who said he should not have to pay Social Security taxes because of his Mormon religion.
Jonathan Hansen told the…
May 8, 2007 3:03 PM CDT
Warren era comes to life in cases on student signs and standing to sue
Feb 21, 2007 10:51 AM CST
High Court Enters the Digital Age With Cases on File-Sharing, Cable Competition
Mar 28, 2005 12:53 PM CST
Critics Say Vague Hacking Law Leads to Bad Prosecutions, Inconsistent Sentences
Feb 25, 2005 1:22 PM CST