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  • A Prominent Liberal Judge From The 9th Circuit Court Has Died At 87

    03/29/2018 5:23:14 PM PDT · by mgstarr · 131 replies
    Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has died, a court spokesperson confirmed. He was 87. A liberal champion, Reinhardt was appointed to the bench by President Carter in 1980. He authored key liberal court opinions on hot-button topics ranging from abortion and marriage equality to assisted suicide and immigration. At the same time, the opinions made him a target of criticism from conservative corners — and of regular reversal from the Supreme Court.
  • Coequal in Tyranny: The Ninth Circuit’s Rules for Radicals

    02/13/2017 10:58:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | February 13, 2017 | Ilana Mercer
    Read the judicial rules for radicals issued by the United States Court Of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in affirmation of the ban on The Ban. It follows the Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump, with the imprimatur of 62 million voters, to protect the nation from foreign terrorists entering into the United States. Two states objected to the president's undeniably badly written Order, which, while upholding negative rights—and neither denying natural rights nor minting positive ones—was nevertheless replete with administrative errors.Acting as coequal partners in the administrative tyranny the president is trying to break, the two states issued...
  • On Trump's Immigration Executive Order, Wrong Question

    02/12/2017 8:00:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 12, 2017 | Mark Andrew Dwyer
    Ever since a federal judge, James L. Robart, issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against President Trump's executive order (EO) temporarily suspending admissions of aliens from seven Middle Eastern countries, the question whether the President's EO was lawful or not has reached a heated national debate. Experts, pundits, and analysts, as well as civic organizations and governmental bodies, brought many arguments in favor and against the said EO. Some have tried to provide clarity to the context in which the question arose, while others tried to obfuscate it. What virtually all of them have missed is this simple fact: They...

    07/31/2012 1:08:16 PM PDT · by fwdude · 21 replies
    Proposition 8 Legal Defense Fund ^ | July 31, 2012 | Proposition 8 Legal Defense Fund
    SACRAMENTO –, the official proponents of California’s voter-passed Proposition 8, petitioned the United States Supreme Court today to review the misguided decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declaring the initiative unconstitutional. Earlier this year in a 2-1 decision in the Perry v Brown case, the Ninth Circuit – the most frequently overturned federal appellate court in the nation – errantly upheld a federal district judge’s decision that the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibited California from enacting Prop 8 to restore the traditional definition of marriage between a man and a woman. “Marriage between a...
  • Federal Court: False Accusations Against Police Are Protected Speech [9th]

    11/03/2005 6:24:04 PM PST · by ncountylee · 101 replies · 1,651+ views
    AP via TBO ^ | Nov 3, 2005 | David Kravets
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court on Thursday nullified a California criminal law adopted after the Rodney King beating that made it unlawful for citizens to knowingly lodge false accusations against police officers. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law was an unconstitutional infringement of speech because false statements in support of officers were not also criminalized. The decision, hailed by civil liberties groups and opposed by state prosecutors and law enforcement groups, overturns the California Supreme Court, which in 2002 ruled that free speech concerns took a back seat when it came to speech...
  • Fired HP employee loses appeal over anti-gay signs

    01/07/2004 9:40:46 AM PST · by Holly_P · 112 replies · 245+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 01/07/04 | Bob Egelko
    <p>Hewlett-Packard had the right to fire an employee who posted anti- gay passages from the Bible at his work cubicle in protest of the computer industry giant's diversity policy and in an effort to persuade gays to repent, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.</p>
  • Lawsuit allowed in drug raid case

    01/03/2004 10:44:30 AM PST · by Cultural Jihad · 27 replies · 150+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 3, 2004 | Claire Cooper
    <p>Appellate court says Placer deputies must answer charges they violated civil rights.</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Four Placer County sheriff's deputies must answer to a lawsuit accusing them of violating the civil rights of a woman and child during a 1999 marijuana raid of their Citrus Heights home, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.</p>
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to have final say on disposition of Kennewick Man.

    01/11/2003 2:18:04 PM PST · by vannrox · 11 replies · 551+ views
    Oregon Live ^ | 01/09/03 | RICHARD L. HILL
    Tribes fail to halt study of ancient skeleton 01/09/03RICHARD L. HILL Four Northwest tribes lost another round in federal court Wednesday in their effort to halt a scientific study of the ancient skeleton called Kennewick Man. U.S. Magistrate John Jelderks in Portland rejected the tribes' request to delay the study until the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals can hear the legal dispute. In August, Jelderks ruled that eight anthropologists who sued the federal government could proceed to study the 9,300-year-old remains. The Nez Perce, Umatilla, Colville and Yakama tribes appealed his decision and later asked Jelderks to delay...