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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Retrial ordered in suit over man's killing by California copof a gang member whose killing by an Anaheim police officer four years ago spar
Retrial ordered in suit over man's killing by California cop
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 hours ago
of a gang member whose killing by an Anaheim police officer four years ago sparked nights of raucous protests. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the trial judge allowed harmful, inflammatory evidence that was irrelevant in... Read more
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Reuters
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: U.S. appeals courtto pay a special corporate tax that the retailer claimed was discriminatory and
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: U.S. appeals court
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer claimed was discriminatory and violated the U.S. Constitution. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld a lower court order blocking Puerto Rico from imposing its alternative minimum... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: US appeals courtthere to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer said was discriminatory
Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: US appeals court
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
there to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer said was discriminatory and violated the U.S. Constitution. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld a lower court order blocking the U.S. territory from imposing its alternative... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
New trial ordered in suit over man's killing by Anaheim copof an Anaheim gang member whose killing by a police officer four years ago spar
New trial ordered in suit over man's killing by Anaheim cop
The Record Searchlight / Posted 7 hours ago
of an Anaheim gang member whose killing by a police officer four years ago sparked nights of protests and riots. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that a judge allowed irrelevant inflammatory evidence to be presented at the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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Daily Journal
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Daily Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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Daily Record
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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8h
Elmira Star-Gazette
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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8h
The Arizona Republic
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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York Daily Record
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
York Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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USA Today
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID statesof judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discri
Little evidence of voter fraud in key voter ID states
USA Today / Posted 8 hours ago
of judges determined that the law violated the 1965 Voting Rights Act in discriminating against minority voters. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that blacks were 1.79 times more likely — and Latinos 2.42 times more likely — than... Read more
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10h
Fortune
U.S. Appeals Court Rules BlackBerry Lawsuit Was Rightfully Dismissedby painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphon
U.S. Appeals Court Rules BlackBerry Lawsuit Was Rightfully Dismissed
Fortune / Posted 10 hours ago
by painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone line that was misleading. While the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim, it ordered a lower-court judge... Read more
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The Forward
Federal Court Rules Against Rocket Victims in Hezbollah Bank SuitBank SAL liable for financing Hezbollah through its New York account with Ameri
Federal Court Rules Against Rocket Victims in Hezbollah Bank Suit
The Forward / Posted 11 hours ago
Bank SAL liable for financing Hezbollah through its New York account with American Express Bank. By a 3-0 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said it lacked jurisdiction over the Lebanese bank because customary international... Read more
12h
Channel NewsAsia
US appeals court sends BlackBerry lawsuit back to lower courtby painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphon
US appeals court sends BlackBerry lawsuit back to lower court
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
by painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone line that was misleading. While the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim, it ordered a lower-court judge... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville cleared in firefighters' lawsuitdrop in the hiring of black firefighters during the next five years, said Tuesd
Jacksonville cleared in firefighters' lawsuit
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 hours ago
drop in the hiring of black firefighters during the next five years, said Tuesday’s ruling by a panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Plaintiffs in the case went to court in 2007 seeking to have the city held in contempt for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Toss or cut term, 8th Circuit asked in Maggio appealcertainly will never be a lawyer again either," attorney John Wesley Hall wrote
Toss or cut term, 8th Circuit asked in Maggio appeal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
certainly will never be a lawyer again either," attorney John Wesley Hall wrote in a document filed Tuesday with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis. "He's a pariah in Arkansas because of the notoriety of this case and the repeated... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Court: Early-voting trim in Ohio is OKDemocratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state
Court: Early-voting trim in Ohio is OK
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
Democratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled the golden-week cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting rulingbeen dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are f
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting ruling
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 23 hours ago
been dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are fair. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday that the law still allowed for "abundant" opportunities to... Read more
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23h
The East Liverpool Review
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting rulingin which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden w
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 23 hours ago
in which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden week. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday the cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote. Ohio... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting rulingin which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden w
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
in which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden week. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday the cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote. Ohio... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to OhioDemocratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Democratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled the golden-week cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Blagojevich will appeal prison sentenceCourt in Chicago Tuesday informing sentencing Judge James Zagel that the 59-yea
Blagojevich will appeal prison sentence
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
Court in Chicago Tuesday informing sentencing Judge James Zagel that the 59-year-old Democrat will appeal to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Blagojevich was eligible for resentencing after an appellate panel last year tossed several... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting rulingin which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden w
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted yesterday
in which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden week. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday the cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote. Ohio... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting rulingbeen dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are f
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting ruling
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted yesterday
been dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are fair. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday that the law still allowed for "abundant" opportunities to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting rulingin which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden w
Ohio Democrats disappointed with voting ruling
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
in which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden week. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday the cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote. Ohio... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Expert: Low-tech A/C units reducing heat on state death rowCode and James Magee are being provided are sufficient to remedy the constituti
Expert: Low-tech A/C units reducing heat on state death row
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
Code and James Magee are being provided are sufficient to remedy the constitutional violation that Jackson and the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found on death row. The state contends its second heat-remediation plan, which includes... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio eliminates extra week of votingOhio voters were able to register to vote and then cast their ballots all withi
Ohio eliminates extra week of voting
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
Ohio voters were able to register to vote and then cast their ballots all within the same week. A panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals in Cincinnati ruled 2-1 to reverse a judge's order restoring that extra week. Republican... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Court rejects restoring week of early votingin which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden w
Court rejects restoring week of early voting
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
in which Ohioans could also register to vote. This period was known as golden week. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday the cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote. Ohio... Read more
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Raw Story
Kris Kobach asks federal appeals court to reinstall voter ID rules in Kansasruled that voters who do not have photo identification will be able to vote in
Kris Kobach asks federal appeals court to reinstall voter ID rules in Kansas
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
ruled that voters who do not have photo identification will be able to vote in the presidential election, and the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a North Carolina law requiring voters to bring a photo ID to the polls. Seventeen... Read more
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Reuters
Kansas asks U.S. appeals court to reinstate strict voter ID ruleruled that voters who do not have photo identification will be able to vote in
Kansas asks U.S. appeals court to reinstate strict voter ID rule
Reuters / Posted yesterday
ruled that voters who do not have photo identification will be able to vote in the presidential election, and the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a North Carolina law requiring voters to bring a photo ID to the polls. Seventeen... Read more
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Raw Story
Federal court says cops can’t search drivers for living in states where pot is legalsimply because of where they are registered, including states where marijuana u
Federal court says cops can’t search drivers for living in states where pot is legal
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
simply because of where they are registered, including states where marijuana use is legal. By a 2-1 vote, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver said two Kansas Highway Patrol officers violated the constitutional rights of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to OhioDemocratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Democratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled the golden-week cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A Schwarzenegger-era casino deal will cost state $36.3 millionpaid last year after a lawsuit stemming from the state’s aborted sale of state
A Schwarzenegger-era casino deal will cost state $36.3 million
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
paid last year after a lawsuit stemming from the state’s aborted sale of state office buildings. The payment follows a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in the case between the state and the Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians, which operates a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Haven’t black voters earned the right for this balderdash to end?to rig the voting system in their favor. Already the governor has asked the Su
Haven’t black voters earned the right for this balderdash to end?
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
to rig the voting system in their favor. Already the governor has asked the Supreme Court for a stay on a recent 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, which struck down North Carolina’s voter ID law by saying that it “targeted... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting rulingbeen dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are f
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting ruling
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
been dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are fair. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday that the law still allowed for "abundant" opportunities to... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohioreversed a judge's order that restored a week of early voting in swing-state Oh
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
reversed a judge's order that restored a week of early voting in swing-state Ohio. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled Tuesday that the law that made the cut still allows for "abundant"... Read more
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Daily Herald
After 14-year sentence reaffirmed, Blagojevich appeals againhis 14-year sentence for political corruption. The imprisoned Democrat is appe
After 14-year sentence reaffirmed, Blagojevich appeals again
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
his 14-year sentence for political corruption. The imprisoned Democrat is appealing his sentence to the same 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that found last year "it is not possible to call 168 months unlawfully high for Blagojevich's... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenshiphaven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election. Judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver are set to hear arguments Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the legal fight over how the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Court clears city in black firefighter hiring casedrop in the hiring of black firefighters during the next five years, said Tuesd
Court clears city in black firefighter hiring case
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
drop in the hiring of black firefighters during the next five years, said Tuesday's ruling by a panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Plaintiffs in the case went to court in 2007 seeking to have the city held in contempt for... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Minnesota won't appeal ruling against clean energy lawa 2007 energy law aiming to curb coal power generation. The Star Tribune (http
Minnesota won't appeal ruling against clean energy law
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
a 2007 energy law aiming to curb coal power generation. The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/2beVpDS ) reports that the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in June that Minnesota's law illegally regulated out-of-state utilities by restricting... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to OhioDemocratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state
Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn't return to Ohio
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Democratic Party, said the burden on voters outweighed any benefit to the state. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled the golden-week cut still allows for "abundant" opportunities to vote... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting rulingbeen dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are f
Secretary of state pleased by Ohio voting ruling
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
been dragged through the courts and produced the finding that Ohio's laws are fair. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati today ruled the law still allowed for "abundant" opportunities to... Read more
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Raw Story
Appeals court upholds Ohio law that shortens early votingGolden Week when residents could register and cast ballots in the same week. T
Appeals court upholds Ohio law that shortens early voting
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Golden Week when residents could register and cast ballots in the same week. The 2-1 decision from a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reverses a May ruling by U.S. District Judge Michael Watson who struck down the law that... Read more
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