Federal Circuit Court
134 ABA Journal Federal Circuit Court articles.
Google did not violate copyright law when it copied a portion of Java programming language for use in its Android platform for smartphones, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 6-2 decision
Apr 5, 2021 11:34 AM CDT
President Joe Biden announced 11 judicial nominees Tuesday, including three Black women nominated for federal appeals courts.
Mar 30, 2021 9:56 AM CDT
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has canceled oral arguments in Nintendo’s case over its Wii gaming systems after its opposing counsel contracted COVID-19.
Jan 5, 2021 11:24 AM CST
Jones Day must face a lawsuit brought by former associates who accuse the firm’s parental leave policy of discriminating against fathers, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled last week.
Sep 9, 2020 10:18 AM CDT
A federal judge has ordered immigration officials to provide rapid-result COVID-19 tests to all detainees at a California facility, where several staff members and detainees have already tested positive for the virus.
Aug 7, 2020 11:22 AM CDT
The federal judiciary wrongly used PACER fees for unrelated projects such as courtroom technology, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Thursday.
Aug 6, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
A recent surge in COVID-19 cases prompted the federal court in San Francisco to announce Thursday that it would postpone jury trials until October.
Jul 24, 2020 3:09 PM CDT
Trump signs executive order encouraging chokehold limits
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that encourages better policing practices. The order allocates discretionary grants to police departments that seek…
Jun 16, 2020 3:33 PM CDT
A freelance journalist who was blinded in one eye while covering recent protests in Minneapolis is suing the city and state and local law enforcement for using excessive force and violating her First Amendment rights.
Jun 11, 2020 1:05 PM CDT
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests at courthouses in New York are illegal.
Jun 11, 2020 10:13 AM CDT
A federal judge has ordered a panel of American and foreign doctors to evaluate the mental health of a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, the first time such a mixed medical commission has been used.
Mar 9, 2020 2:03 PM CDT
A federal judge said on Thursday he had "grave concerns about the objectivity" of Attorney General William Barr and his handling of the Muller report's release last year.
Mar 6, 2020 10:30 AM CST
A federal judge dismissed Monday a lawsuit brought against Indiana’s attorney general by four women who accused him of groping them at a 2018 party. The judge said the allegations against Curtis Hill are “disgraceful” but don’t violate any federal laws.
Mar 3, 2020 1:32 PM CST
Apple has agreed to pay up to $500 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accuses the multinational technology company of slowing down older iPhones to induce owners to buy new models.
Mar 3, 2020 10:50 AM CST
A federal judge in South Dakota ruled Thursday that a new law requiring people who circulate ballot petitions to provide the state with their personal information is unconstitutional.
Jan 10, 2020 4:03 PM CST
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