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4 alleged Southern California white supremacists can face charges, appeals court rules

A federal appeals court has found that four alleged members of a Southern California-based militant, white-supremacist group can face criminal charges for violent attacks at local political rallies, reversing the ruling of a lower court judge who questioned the constitutionality of the law they were charged under. The ruling by a panel of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges revives the criminal cases against several alleged members of the “Rise Above Movement,” a group prosecutors allege recruit...
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The Supreme Court declined to hear Stormy Daniels' appeal in her libel lawsuit against Trump

Then-President Donald Trump on June 5, 2019. Chris Jackson/Getty Images The Supreme Court declined to hear Stormy Daniels' appeal in her libel lawsuit against Donald Trump. Daniels', legal name Stephanie Clifford, had sued Trump in federal court over a 2018 tweet. In July 2020, a panel of the Ninth Circuit ruled that the tweet was not defamatory. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US Supreme Court is declining to hear Stormy Daniels' appeal in her libel lawsuit aga...
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Granting of compassionate release reduces ridiculous federal sentence by hundreds of years

This CNN piece, headlined "Grandfather serving 505-year sentence ordered to be released 'without delay'," reports on a recent grant of compasionate release to reduce a sentence that would seem like a joke if it had not been real.  Here are some of the details: In a stunning reprieve for a man sentenced to more than five centuries behind bars for a nonviolent offense, a judge in Los Angeles on Thursday summarily slashed his sentence to time served and ordered his immediate release. Juan Carlos S...
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Trump Administration Asks For Emergency SCOTUS Intervention On Census

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to intervene  immediately in the census, hours after an appellate court ordered the count extended until the end of the month. The request comes after a three-judge panel on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge’s ruling that ordered data collection for the census extended until the end of October. In the new filing, Justice Department attorneys asked the Supreme Court to intervene on an emergency basis, saying th...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Fall Guys is a cartoon version of an obstacle course game show. Devolver Digital/YouTube Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.US video-sharing app Triller believes China's new export rules strengthen its $20 billion bid to acquire TikTok's US business from Chinese parent ByteDance. One source involved in the discussions told Business Insider that China's new rules favor Triller because the company coul...
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The NSA phone-spying program exposed by Edward Snowden didn't stop a single terrorist attack, federal judge finds

A demonstrator holds up a sign at the "Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance" march near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that the NSA's sweeping program to collect Americans' phone records was illegal and possibly unconstitutional. After the NSA's phone records collection program was first exposed by Edward Snowden in 2013, the NSA claimed the program had helped thwart terrorist attacks. The ...
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Court Rules NSA Phone Snooping Illegal -- After Seven-Year Delay

The National Security Agency program that swept up details on billions of Americans' phone calls was illegal and possibly unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. From a report: However, the unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the role the so-called telephone metadata program played in a criminal terror-fundraising case against four Somali immigrants was so minor that it did not undermine their convictions. The long-awaited decision is a victory...
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Kamala Harris & The Second Amendment, Your Comprehensive Guide…It’s Not Good

Ammoland News recently reported on outside the USA forces partnering with FaceBook trying to spin the truth on Kamala Harris and The Second Amendment, telling us the flat-out opposite of what the facts report. Here is your comprehensive break down of Kamala Harris and your Second Amendment rights with links so you can fact check the “fact-checkers”. Please share this all over FB and push back against the lies. Kamala Harris & The Second Amendment, Your Comprehensive Guide…It's Not Good U.S....
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Your Comprehensive Guide to Kamala Harris and The Second Amendment

Kamala Harris U.S.A. –-( With her selection as the Democratic Party’s nominee for Vice President of the United States, Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) would be the proverbial heartbeat away from the presidency should Joe Biden win on November 3. So where does she stand on major issues surrounding the Second Amendment? This is no small matter – Harris could potentially be making decisions that would affect the rights of millions of law-abiding gun owners. How She Went From A Career...
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Ninth Circuit Strikes Down California’s Gun Magazine Ban

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA -( The US Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit has ruled that magazine limitation violates the Second Amendment rights of the people. In Duncan v. Becerra, the plaintiff argued that California’s magazine limitation law banning magazines that hold more than ten rounds was unconstitutional. Earlier in 2019, San Diego Judge Roger T. Benitez ruled in favor of Virginia Duncan’s accusation that the law vi...
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SAF Hails Court Ruling in Cal Magazine Limit Case

A three-judge panel upheld a lower court's decision that California's ban on standard capacity magazine ran afoul of the Second Amendment and US Constitution. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -( The Second Amendment Foundation today is hailing a ruling by a three-judge panel in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that held California’s ban on so-called “large-capacity magazines” (LCMs) violates the Second Amendment. “While this was not our case,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Al...
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[BREAKING] 9th Circuit: California Magazine Ban Unconstitutional – Again

This morning, August 14th, 2020, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down California’s law against magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Those who have been following this case for some time may recall that back in March 2019 the Honorable Judge Benitez temporarily struck down California Penal Code section 32310. […] Read More … The post [BREAKING] 9th Circuit: California Magazine Ban Unconstitutional – Again appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Ashley Judd Wins Appeal in Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Suit

An appeals court on Wednesday ruled that Ashley Judd can pursue a sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein, finding that he held power over her career when he invited her to his room at the Peninsula Hotel in the mid-1990s. The three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court, which […]
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Rejoice! SCOTUS affirmed states’ rights in California sanctuary case

On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to hear the Trump Administration’s challenge to the state of California’s so-called sanctuary law, Senate Bill 54. The law prohibits all local officials from cooperating with federal agents in arresting immigrants released from jail, and it was first challenged by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on constitutional grounds. But the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear it means the law will remain in effect until California lawmakers decide to change it. I...
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United States: It's Not Looking Good For Nationwide Permit 12 - Foley Hoag LLP

Yesterday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused the appellants' request for a partial stay of the injunction recently issued against use of the Army Corps Nationwide Permit 12 for oil and gas pipeline projects.
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Newsom: California places of worship can reopen with limited capacity

Amid mounting pressure from protestors and President Donald Trump, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled plans on Monday for reopening California churches and allowing in-person religious services. Under the governor’s new guidelines, places of worship could reopen, pending approval from their county public health officials, but must limit attendance to 25% of building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees — whichever is lower. After the first three weeks under these restrictions, the California Departmen...
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Ashley Judd’s Attorney Urges 9th Circuit to Revive Harvey Weinstein Claim

Ashley Judd’s attorney urged the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday to revive a sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein. Judd sued the producer in April 2018, alleging that Weinstein had sexually harassed her at a hotel room in the mid-1990s, and then blackballed her in the industry when she rebuffed him. She cited […]
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May Victims of Communism Day

Today is the 13th annual Victims of Communism Day, a day to remember the people murdered by their own governments in their quest to achieve a "worker's paradise" where everyone is equal, where "from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs" is the beautiful dream lie.  R.J. Rummel, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Hawaii, calculated that the total number of victims of Communism - that is, the domestic victims of their own governments - in the...
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Court Reinstates California Ammunition Purchase Law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An appeals court has reinstated a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, reversing a federal judge’s decision to stop the checks that he said violate the constitutional right to bear arms. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday granted the state attorney general’s request to stay the judge’s order. “This means that the same restrictions that have been previously in effect regarding ammunition in California are back for the time being,” t...
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BREAKING: California Reinstates Ammo Restrictions

CA U.S.A. -( Late Friday night (9:46pm), the following order came out from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, granting a temporary stay on the injunction issued on Thursday, April 24, in the NRA funded case of Rhode v. Becerra. This means that the same restrictions that have been previously in effect regarding ammunition in California are back for the time being, pending further order from the court. Timeline: April 23 – 9th Circuit District Court grants preliminary injunction, su...
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Migrants returned to Mexico have hearings postponed — but still have to show up at the border to get a new date

The COVID-19 pandemic is only exacerbating immigration courts' million-case backlog.On Wednesday, the Executive Office of Immigration Review, which runs the Justice Department's removal proceedings, announced it was pushing off asylum hearings for migrants who'd been returned to Mexico upon reaching the southern border due to the coronavirus pandemic. But even though hearings through May 1 have been postponed, migrants forced back to Mexico will still have to return to the border to ...
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Trump Admin Urged To Free Migrants After Detainee Tests Positive For COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration detention facilities where at least one detainee has tested positive for COVID-19 and advocates fear tight quarters and overall conditions could cause rapid spread of the virus. The U.S. holds around 37,000 people in immigration detention. Detainees and advocates say many are vulnerable because of age and pre-existing medical conditions, and because they are often held in open room...
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Dumbing down teacher license tests in California

The abrupt and apparently prolonged closure of California’s public schools due to coronavirus fears is — or should be — a reminder of their vital societal role. Six million kids will miss at least a few months of schooling. While many are receiving some education at home, from parents and/or via the internet, the lack of classroom instruction will be felt most keenly by the 60% who come from poor families and/or are English-learners, thus widening the state’s already yawning “achievement gap.” T...
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‘Inside Out’ Copyright Lawsuit Rejected by Appeals Court

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a copyright lawsuit on Monday that alleged that Pixar’s 2015 film “Inside Out” was based on the work of a child development expert. Denise Daniels filed suit in 2017, alleging that Pixar had ripped off her idea for a TV show called “The Moodsters.” She assembled a creative […]
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Led Zeppelin Scores Big Win in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Case

Led Zeppelin scored a major win on Monday in the copyright battle over “Stairway to Heaven,” as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a jury verdict finding the song did not infringe on the 1968 song “Taurus.” The ruling is also a significant win for the music industry, which has felt itself fighting a […]
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Pentagon Sends Troops to Southern Border as SCOTUS Prepares to Decide on ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

The Pentagon announced on Thursday that it will send a crisis force of 160 troops to two points on the U.S.–Mexico border as the Supreme Court prepares to decide whether to hear a case that could decide the fate of the Trump administration's “Remain in Mexico” policy.The “Remain in Mexico” policy requires asylum seekers to reside in Mexico as they wait to receive an asylum hearing in the U.S. On February 28, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a lower-court decision blocking t...
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Ex-Phoenix area sheriff declares victory despite court loss

Former Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost a bid to erase his criminal conviction for disobeying a 2011 court order, but claimed victory Thursday after an appeal's court said the verdict no longer has any legal consequence because of President Donald Trump's pardon. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals explained Arpaio was pardoned before he could be sentenced and that the final judgment in the case ended up dismissing the contempt charge. “They can’t use that conviction against me in a cou...
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Jury is still out on whether the justice system can be fixed

SACRAMENTO – My latest experience with jury duty highlighted some of the well-known flaws in how our system determines an accused person’s guilt or innocence. I was close to being impaneled when the judge asked whether any of us had previously dealt with district attorneys. I’m perfectly willing to serve on a jury, but answered honestly despite knowing the likely result. As a newspaper writer, your honor, I’ve interviewed prosecutors when covering DA scandals and police-misconduct cases. Within ...
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United States: Cooperative Federalism Still Requires Two To Tango (Video) - Foley Hoag LLP

Earlier this month, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that a long-term failure by a state to submit to EPA a TMDL for an impaired water can constitute a "constructive submission" of no TMDL.
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Even if I’m guilty, the lawyer can still seek to prove me innocent, right? Ask the lawyer

Q: I had too much to drink, was pulled over, and charged with a DUI. I have paid a pretty penny to a lawyer to represent me, and I may go to trial and seek to defeat the charge. Just to be sure: The lawyer’s job is to try to prove me innocent? -R.M., San Pedro Ron Sokol A: The lawyer has an ethical duty to zealously represent you, act competently and  maintain in confidence information you communicate, subject to certain limitations. One limitation is that the lawyer cannot assist you in com...
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