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Tag Archives: U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

High court will review EPA global warming rules

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The justices said they will review a ...

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Supreme Court hears case that could shut down tribal casino

WASHINGTON — Several Supreme Court justices seemed troubled Tuesday at the thought of letting a lawsuit move forward that aims to shut down an already opened tribal casino in southwestern Michigan. “It does seem that we may be wasting our ...

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Supreme Court allows new evidence in patents case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says federal judges can review unsubmitted patent evidence when inventors challenge their rejection by the Patent and Trademark Office. Gilbert Hyatt asked for patents relating to a “computerized display system for processing image information” in ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: To protect and serve, but please don’t observe? (access required)

Let us start out with the premise that all citizens have the right to shoot. No, this is not another Second Amendment debate. Rather, this conversation centers on a citizen’s right to “shoot” video and sound recordings. More specifically, the ...

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4th Circuit upholds conviction for swindling

RICHMOND, Va.  — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and 100-year prison sentence of a Miami businessman who swindled clients out of about $126 million to finance a lavish lifestyle that included luxury cars and a yacht he named after ...

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Supreme Court weighs duty to disclose plea-deal offers

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court seemed reluctant Monday to allow criminals to ask for a previously offered plea bargain after they’ve been sentenced, despite the inmates’ claim of misconduct by their lawyers including neglecting to tell their clients that a deal ...

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