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Federal Appeals Court Confirms Your Right to Flip Off a Traffic Cop

Tell the truth — when driving by a police office operating a speed trap at the side of the road, have you ever been tempted to make a rude gesture? You know the one I’m talking about: the single digit, middle finger salute. A United States Court of Appeals has now confirmed judicially that it’s […] The post Federal Appeals Court Confirms Your Right to Flip Off a Traffic Cop appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Police, Autos, Traffic Court, Middle Finger, Crime And Punishment, United States Court of Appeals, Federal Appeals Court, News Blog, Traffic Laws, Speeding Tickets, Debra Cruise-gulyas, Matthew Minard


Korean e-commerce unicorn Coupang hires Walmart’s former global chief compliance officer

Coupang, the unicorn that is defining e-commerce in Korea, announced today that it has hired Jay Jorgensen, Walmart’s former global chief ethics and compliance officer, to serve as its general counsel and chief compliance officer. Jorgensen will relocate to Seoul for the position. Founded in 2010, with a total of $3.4 billion raised from investors including SoftBank and a valuation of $9 billion, Coupang currently operates only in Korea, where it is the largest e-commerce player, but has offices...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Asia, Supreme Court, China, Ipo, Softbank, Walmart, Amazon Prime, United States, Shanghai, Alibaba, Korea, Seoul


AHLA Reacts To U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit Upholding Santa Monica Short-Term Rental Law

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) issued the following statement today from President and CEO Chip Rogers in response to the ruling by a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit defeating Airbnb's appeal to Santa Monica's law regulating short-term rentals:
Tags: Travel, Airbnb, Santa Monica, Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, American Hotel Lodging Association AHLA, AHLA Reacts To U S Court Of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Upholding Santa Monica, Chip Rogers


Senate Confirms Neomi Rao to Replace Brett Kavanaugh on Key Appeals Court

Ms. Rao, who heads a White House office on regulatory affairs, was confirmed, 53-46, for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals in Washington.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Kavanaugh, Rao, United States Court of Appeals, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Courts and the Judiciary, Brett Kavanaugh, Neomi Rao, Washington (DC, Appeals Courts (US, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Ms Rao, Neomi


United States: Supreme Court Rules That Deadline For Appealing Class Certification Decision Is Not Subject To Equitable Tolling - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On February 26, 2019, the United States Supreme Court unanimously reversed a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Tags: News, Supreme Court, United States, United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals, Sterling LLP, Equitable Tolling Shearman


United States: Seventh Circuit Deflates Scabby The Rat's Ego And What It Means For Employers - Littler Mendelson

"Scabby the Rat" reared its inflatable rodent head last month in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Tags: News, United States, United States Court of Appeals, Littler Mendelson


United States: Ninth Circuit Holds That Statutes Do Not Constitute "Rules Or Regulations Of The SEC" For Purposes Of Sarbanes-Oxley Act Whistleblower Claims - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

In Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., No. 17-16193, 2019 WL 924827 (9th Cir. Feb. 26, 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that statutes
Tags: News, United States, SEC, Hampton, Bio Rad Laboratories Inc, Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Mullin Richter, Wadler




United States: An Interesting Decision: Fifth Circuit Questions Whether Make-Wholes Should Be Disallowed As ‘Unmatured Interest' - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On January 17, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a decision holding that "impairment" under a plan of reorganization does not arise even if a creditor is paid less
Tags: News, United States, Fifth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Sterling LLP, Interest Shearman


Mediation is the key to better legal logic

Senior Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, being in the judge business, would be out of a job if it weren’t for jurisprudence. So what’s she doing touting a dispute-resolution alternative that would all but put her and her peers out on the street if fully implemented? I’ve always wondered that about the Honorable Dorothy, now 90 and still keeping office hours at the magnificent former Vista del Arroyo resort hotel on the banks of the Arroyo Se...
Tags: Colorado, Opinion, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Ellen, Dorothy, Nelson, Southern California, Brown, Board of Education, Los Angeles County, Luke, Ninth Circuit


Chapter And Verse

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed dismissal of an action as an appropriate litigation sanction. Mitra Rangarajan, who claims that she was constructively discharged as a nurse practitioner at the School of Medicine of Johns... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Fourth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Legal Profession Prof, Mitra Rangarajan, School of Medicine of Johns


Walker-Process Antitrust Case is Back Before the Federal Circuit

by Dennis Crouch The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has exclusive appellate jurisdiction over any “appeal from a final decision of a district court of the United States . . . in any civil action arising under . . . any Act of Congress relating to patents.”  28 U.S.C. § 1295(a)(1).  “Arising under” jurisdiction clearly include patent cases, but it also includes a “special and small category” of cases that don’t directly arise under the Patent Act, but involve patents decisions a...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, United States, Sherman, Patent, Fed, Newman, Fifth Circuit, PTO, Clayton, Patent Office, Minton, Gunn, Federal Circuit, 5th Circuit


United States: Full Federal Circuit Defers Addressing Venue Based On Presence Of Servers In District - Fenwick & West LLP

On February 5, 2019, in a per curiam order, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied Google's petition for rehearing en banc, and deferred for another day the question of whether the presence of hardware
Tags: Google, News, United States, Federal Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, West LLP, District Fenwick


Important Updates On New Jersey Lawsuits: Right To Carry & Magazine Ban Cases

By Daniel Schmutter, Esq. Important Updates On New Jersey Lawsuits: Right To Carry & Magazine Ban Cases New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs’s challenge to NJ’s unconstitutional carry laws is one of the next in line to be considered for possible acceptance by the U.S. Supreme Court. Our petition asking the Supreme Court for “certiorari” (to accept the appeal) in the carry permit lawsuit, Rogers v. Grewal, has been scheduled for a February 22, 2019 conf...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Court, Wyoming, New Jersey, District Of Columbia, Jim Crow, Rogers, Nra, U S Supreme Court, National Rifle Association, District Court, Third Circuit, Grewal, Heller, United States Court of Appeals


United States: Older Job Applicant Loses Age Discrimination Claim Based On Job Posting Mandating "No More Than 7 Years" Of Experience - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently issued a key opinion interpreting the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which prohibits discrimination against people
Tags: News, United States, Reed, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, Drosdick Doster Kantor


US Supreme Court, voting 5-4, vacates Eleventh Circuit stay of execution in Alabama for Muslim death row prisoner

The Supreme Court this evening, voting 5-4 along usual ideological lines, vacated the stay of execution entered yesterday by the Eleventh Circuit to allow the court to hear an Alabama death row defendant's religious liberty claims concerning who could be present at his execution.  The opinion of the majority of the court runs these two paragraphs: The application to vacate the stay of execution of sentence of death entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Februa...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Court, Alabama, Johnson, US supreme court, Ray, State, Sotomayor, Kagan, Holman Correctional Facility, O'Connor, Eleventh Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Dugger, Douglas A Berman


United States: Closing In On Make-Wholes: The Fifth Circuit's Ultra Decision - Morrison & Foerster LLP

On January 17, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (the "FifthCircuit") issued a decision in In re Ultra Petroleum Corp.
Tags: News, United States, Morrison, Fifth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Foerster LLP, Fifth Circuit the FifthCircuit


United States: An ADEA Victory For Employers Sued Under A Disparate Impact Theory In The Seventh Circuit - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

On January 23, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in an 8-4 decision, dealt a blow to older job applicants in a case brought pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. § 621 et seq., under a theory of disparate impact liability.
Tags: News, United States, United States Court of Appeals, ADEA, Seventh Circuit, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard, Smith LLP


United States: Non-Compete News: Sixth Circuit Gives Attorneys' Fees To Employer - Ford & Harrison LLP

Executive Summary: This month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed a lower court's award of attorneys' fees to an employer after it had been granted a preliminary
Tags: News, Sixth Circuit, United States, Ford, United States Court of Appeals, Harrison LLP


Blown

The Georgia Supreme Court has continued the suspension of a convicted high-profile attorney convicted of federal crimes pending the resolution of his appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The Daily Report (Law.com) reported on... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Georgia Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process


United States: The Sixth Circuit Offers Employers Guidance On The Americans With Disabilities Act's "Interactive Process" - Dickinson Wright PLLC

On November 30, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in a published decision, offered guidance to employers regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act's ("ADA")
Tags: News, Sixth Circuit, United States, Dickinson Wright, United States Court of Appeals


Comedy tonight: Jurists play for laughs at Shakespeare Theatre mock trial

Justice Samuel Alito struggled to suppress a smile. Justice Stephen Breyer buried his head in his hands. Chief Judge Merrick Garland succumbed to a giggle fit. The esteemed panel knew it was in for an unconventional night of jurisprudence when, just a few sentences into her spiel, counsel representing the estate of the Duke of Buckingham referred to King Richard III as “Individual Number One.” The audience at the Sidney Harman Hall burst into applause – a raucous show of enthusiasm from a crowd ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Richard III, Duke, Trump, Buckingham, Lancaster, Alito, Stephen Breyer, Garland, Samuel Alito, Henry VII, 5th Circuit, Sidney Harman Hall, Shakespeare Theatre Company, United States Court of Appeals


Anti Trust

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court in a law firm dispute The dispute here is between two firms that represented plaintiffs in a large antitrust class action. The appellant, Criden & Love,... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Economics, Billable Hours, Fourth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Legal Profession Prof


United States: T-Mobile Usa Inc. v. Selective Insurance Company Of America - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

In T-Mobile USA Inc. v. Selective Insurance Company of America, 908 F.3d 581 (9th Cir. 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court:
Tags: News, United States, Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Washington Supreme Court, Selective Insurance Company of America, T Mobile USA Inc, Smith LLP


United States: Recent Sixth Circuit Decision Clarifies Appealability Of Bankruptcy Court Orders - Caplin & Drysdale

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently examined and then clarified and set forth the test for evaluating the appealability of bankruptcy orders in an opinion released in the case Ritzen Group v. Jackson Masonry.
Tags: News, Sixth Circuit, United States, United States Court of Appeals, Drysdale, Ritzen Group


California's Top 500 tax delinquent list clears court hurdle

Public shaming is seen by some as a way to get folks to pay overdue taxes. If you're naughty when it comes to paying — or rather not paying — your California tax bill, then everybody, not just Santa, can know. That's the official word from the U.S. Supreme Court. The nation's top jurists decided on Monday, Dec. 10, that they won't consider a case challenging California's tax delinquent list. That means the names of the state's Top 500 tax delinquents will remain public. No High Court h...
Tags: Taxes, Supreme Court, California, Santa, U S Supreme Court, Golden State, Ninth Circuit, Chaffetz, United States Court of Appeals, FTB, California Superior Court, California Franchise Tax Board FTB, State Board of Equalization, Franceschi, Yee the Supreme Court, Ernest Franceschi


California's Top 500 tax delinquent clears court hurdle

Public shaming is seen by some as a way to get folks to pay overdue taxes. If you're naughty when it comes to paying — or rather not paying — your California tax bill, then everybody, not just Santa, can know. That's the official word from the U.S. Supreme Court. The nation's top jurists decided on Monday, Dec. 10, that they won't consider a case challenging California's tax delinquent list. That means the names of the state's Top 500 tax delinquents will remain public. No High Court h...
Tags: Taxes, Supreme Court, California, Santa, U S Supreme Court, Golden State, Ninth Circuit, Chaffetz, United States Court of Appeals, FTB, California Superior Court, California Franchise Tax Board FTB, State Board of Equalization, Franceschi, Yee the Supreme Court, Ernest Franceschi


United States: Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Putative Class Action Without Leave To Amend - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On November 14, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of and denial of leave to amend a putative class action complaint against Altisource
Tags: News, United States, Third Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Sterling LLP


Canada: Moral Rights In Canada - Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision in favor of rapper Jay-Z
Tags: News, Canada, Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Mutala, Moral Rights In Canada Oyen Wiggs Green amp


Reciprocal Reprimand Vacated

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated a reciprocal reprimand imposed as a result of an action of the Maryland Court of Appeals Appellant, Allen Ray Dyer, an attorney licensed to practice law in Maryland, was... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Maryland, Law, Fourth Circuit, Maryland Court of Appeals, United States Court of Appeals, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Appellant Allen Ray Dyer