Tag archive for ‘Circuit Court’
Eli Horn On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Saved by the Bell’s Dustin Diamond Facing Charges over a Stabbing

Dustin Diamond, the actor who played Screech in the 1990s television show “Saved by the Bell, ” appeared in a Wisconsin courtroom Monday after posting bail on charges that he stabbed a man during More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Argentina Loses US Aappeal over Creditors’ Subpoenas

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected Argentina’s bid to reverse a decision requiring the country and various banks to provide holdout creditors with information about the country’s assets,  More...

Reuters On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

U.S. opts not to force N.Y. Times reporter to reveal source

– U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has decided not to force a New York Times reporter to divulge the identity of a confidential source for a book that detailed a failed CIA effort to undermine Iran’s More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer Defends Woman Who Was Strip Searched

It is a case that is dividing the Supreme Court along liberal and conservative alignments: a Hong Kong woman was strip searched while in immigration detention, as reported by Reuters. The conservative justices More...

Reuters On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Madoff trustee loses appeal on clawbacks

–   Victims of Bernard Madoff‘s fraud may recover less money than they had hoped after a federal appeals court limited the ability of the trustee liquidating the swindler’s firm to recoup More...

Reuters On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Google should pay authors for scanned books, U.S. appeals court told

– Google Inc’s massive effort to scan millions of books for a digital library violates copyright law, illegally depriving authors of licensing fees, royalties and sales, a lawyer for a group More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Virginia Carpet Cleaning Business May Change Free Speech Online and Silence Yelp Bitching

A lawsuit seeking to force Yelp Inc., a California based company that posts customer reviews of businesses on its social-networking website, to reveal the identities of its anonymous users, could change More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Jury Says Arab Bank Supported Terrorists, Must Compensate Victims

A federal jury on Monday decided Arab Bank had been supporting terrorists who carried out dozens of attacks, and must compensate the victims of those attacks. It is the first time a bank has been found liable More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, September 5th, 2014

NY Federal Appeals Court Throws Out Yeshiva University High School Sex Abuse Lawsuit

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a $380 million sexual abuse lawsuit against Yeshiva University High School where as many as 34 former students came forward to say they were sexually violated More...

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