D.C. Circuit Court
502 ABA Journal D.C. Circuit Court articles.
A nonprofit group isn’t liable for copyright infringement when it posts technical standards online that have been developed by private groups and then incorporated into government regulations, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 13, 2023 3:47 PM CDT
Is Congress’ delegation to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to set workplace safety standards constitutional?
Aug 24, 2023 1:07 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
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled 2-1 on Friday that the government can prosecute alleged Jan. 6, 2021, rioters for corruptly obstructing an official proceeding—even in cases that did not involve tampering with documents.
Apr 11, 2023 11:54 AM CDT
Former President Donald Trump isn’t shielded from liability in civil lawsuits stemming from the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot if his speech before the event “encouraged imminent private violent action and was likely to produce such action,” the U.S. Department of Justice said in a brief filed with a federal appeals court.
Mar 3, 2023 9:32 AM CST
The states of Illinois and Nevada lost their bid to make the Equal Rights Amendment part of the Constitution on Tuesday, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that they did not satisfy the high threshold needed to obtain a writ of mandamus.
Mar 1, 2023 9:31 AM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan told a lawyer representing a tax law firm Monday that his proposed expansive test for protecting documents under attorney-client privilege “is a big ask,” according to coverage of the oral arguments.
Jan 10, 2023 8:29 AM CST
Updated: The en banc 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has struck down a Trump administration ban on bump stocks, which are used to accelerate gunfire on semi-automatic weapons.
Jan 9, 2023 9:55 AM CST
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule that would ban employers from imposing noncompete agreements on workers and independent contractors.
Jan 9, 2023 8:35 AM CST
Four justices dissented when the U.S. Supreme Court issued a Dec. 27 order
that keeps in place a Trump-era immigration policy pending further litigation by 19 Republican-led states.
Jan 4, 2023 12:03 PM CST
Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday temporarily kept in place a policy that quickly turned back asylum-seekers on the ground that they could contribute to the spread of COVID-19.
Dec 20, 2022 10:08 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the release of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee.
Nov 22, 2022 3:06 PM CST
Former President Donald Trump has obtained a temporary stay blocking the turnover of his tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee.
Nov 1, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
Former President Donald Trump could cite one U.S. Supreme Court decision to bolster his argument that he can’t be compelled to testify before the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot
Oct 25, 2022 12:35 PM CDT
Challenge to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law gets tossed
A federal judge in Tallahassee, Florida, has tossed a challenge to Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law, which critics have…
Oct 7, 2022 3:30 PM CDT
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