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Minn. Court of Appeals Rules School District ‘Discriminated’ Against Girl Who Sought to Use Boys’ Locker Room

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals, located in the capitol city named after the New Testament evangelist, has ruled that a female student who identifies as male, who was instructed to used an “enhanced privacy” area rather than the main section of the boys’ locker room, has a legitimate legal claim under […]

Appeals Court Rules Va. School District ‘Discriminated’ by Not Allowing Girl to Use Boys’ Restroom

Photo Credit: ACLU RICHMOND, Va. — A 2-1 panel with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has again ruled that a Virginia school district discriminated against a female student who identifies as male by declining to allow her to use the boys’ restroom. “[W]e hold that the board’s restroom policy constitutes sex-based discrimination and, independently, that […]

US appeals court rules Spanish museum can keep looted Nazi art

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A US appeals court has ruled that a Camille Pissarro painting a Jewish woman traded to the Nazis to escape the Holocaust in 1939 may remain the property of a Spanish museum that acquired it more than a half-century later. The unanimous ruling issued Monday by a three-judge panel of the […]

Appeals of Nazi camp guard conviction in Germany dropped

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Federal Appeals Court Nullifies Key Permit For Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Federal Appeals Court Nullifies Key Permit For Atlantic Coast Pipeline Above Photo: By Robert Zullo A federal appeals court on Tuesday invalidated a key U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service review of the Dominion Energy-led Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a decision environmental lawyers who argued the case say should halt construction of the contentious natural gas project. Dominion […]

Federal Appeals Court in Virginia Rules Feds Cannot Search Electronic Devices Without Warrant

By Derrick Broze Another federal court has ruled that U.S. border agents cannot search the cell phones and electronic devices of travelers without individualized suspicion. On Wednesday a federal appeals court sided with the Fourth Amendment by ruling that U.S. border officials must have individualized suspicion of wrongdoing before attempting to search the […]

Texas Appeals Court Restores Voter-ID Law

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Texas’s new voter-ID law can go into effect, delivering a devastating blow to the Democrats who tried to block the law.  The original law passed a few years ago had been repeatedly blocked after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it would unfairly disallow illegal immigrants […]

State Appeals Court Rules Valve Turners Can Proceed With Necessity Defense For Pipeline Protest

Above Photo: Valve turners Annette Klapstein and Emily Nesbitt Johnston plan to fight felony charges for a pipeline protest with a necessity defense in Minnesota court. (Photo: @enjohnston/Twitter) “This is an important opportunity for the legal system to acknowledge the climate crisis.” In a victory for activists who shut down a tar sands pipeline as part of […]

Appeals Court Rules NYPD Can Hide Surveillance of Two Muslim Men

By Derrick Broze New York’s highest court of appeals has ruled the NYPD may use a little-known legal tactic to conceal the truth of whether or not the department had two Muslim men under surveillance. On Thursday New York’s Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the New York Police Department regarding the […]

Assault Weapons Not Protected by Second Amendment, Federal Appeals Court Rules

In a 10-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the guns banned under Maryland’s law aren’t protected by the Second Amendment. “Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment protections to weapons of war,” Judge Robert King wrote for the court, adding that the Supreme […]

Ohio Appeals Court Says Speed Trap Town Must Pay Back $3 Million In Unconstitutional Speed Camera Tickets

The Ohio Court of Appeals on Monday delivered a heavy blow to New Miami’s attempt to block a court-ordered refund of $3,066,523 in speed camera citations. The village insisted that the lower court (view ruling) got it wrong and that the village should not be forced to pay back any amount on the […]

Ross Ulbricht Appeals Double-Life Sentence For Building a Website to The Supreme Court

By Aaron Kesel Imprisoned Silk Road creator, Ross Ulbricht, has one last chance at reducing his sentence with an appeal to the Supreme Court. After that, his options in court for appealing his double-life sentence (for victimless crimes) will be extinguished. Ross Ulbricht was arrested in 2013 for running the infamous darknet marketplace […]

Ross Ulbricht Appeals Double-Life Sentence ‘For Building a Website’ to The Supreme Court

Imprisoned Silk Road creator, Ross Ulbricht, has one last chance at reducing his sentence with an appeal to the Supreme Court. After that, his options in court for appealing his double-life sentence (for victimless crimes) will be extinguished. Ross Ulbricht was arrested in 2013 for running the infamous darknet marketplace Silk […]

Pope Francis Appeals For Peace Amid Conflicts Supported and Inflamed By Trump

With a focus on the impact of war, conflict, and inequality on the world’s children, Pope Francis delivered a Christmas Day sermon in Rome’s St. Peter’s Square on Monday that catalogued a multitude of concerns with policies pushed by President Donald Trump as well as previous U.S. presidents. The Pope restated his support for a […]

Cop Shuts Off Dashcam During Drug Dog Sniff. Appeals Court: This Is Fine.

If cops have the ability and opportunity to record a traffic stop, should it be held against them when they don’t? Arguments have been made to that effect for a few years now. Dashcams have been in wide use for at least a couple of decades. Law enforcement agencies all over the US are […]

Friends in high places? Appeals court rules against releasing draft Whitewater indictments against Clinton

     The nation’s second-most powerful court sided with the government Friday in its decision not to release draft indictments prepared against Hillary Clinton during the Whitewater scandal of the mid-1990s. A unanimous three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said the conservative group Judicial Watch failed to show “exception […]

Another Appeals Court Rules Warrants Required for “Stingray” Cellphone Surveillance

By Derrick Broze An appeals court in Washington has ruled that law enforcement must acquire a search warrant before employing cell phone surveillance tools often known as “Stingrays.” On September 21, an appeals court in Washington issued a damning ruling regarding law enforcement use of cell phone surveillance tools without the use of […]

Appeals Court Forces CIA’s Hand In FOIA Requests For Torture Records

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and other government agencies have no right to “resist disclosure” if a requester fails to adequately describe records they are seeking in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. They also must make a “good faith” attempt to define a request properly, a federal appeals court ruled. The Ninth Circuit […]

Blackwater Murder Case Overturned By U.S. Appeals Court

August 4, 2017 By Aaron Kesel A U.S. appeals court on Friday dismissed the first-degree murder charge against a former Blackwater employee, Nicholas A. Slatten, and ordered re-sentencings for three others convicted in the case. Blackwater killed 17 Iraqi civilians during a 2007 assault on a Baghdad public square. Four of the guards were […]

Appeals Court Affirms $1.25M Verdict Against Arizona Sheriff For Raiding Wrong Home

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After exhausting all domestic remedies, Turkey’s HDP appeals to European Court of Human Rights

nsnbc : Turkey’s leftist People’s Democratic Party (HDP) appealed to the European Court of Human Rights saying the party has exhausted all domestic remedies. […]

Appeals Court To Rule On Legality Of Michigan Government-Led Prayer

State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, R-, right, and other senators bow their heads during the prayer before the Senate floor session in Nashville, Tenn., April 16, 2015. (AP/Erik Schelzig) The entire Sixth Circuit heard debate Wednesday over the constitutionality of a Michigan county’s practice of opening board meetings with a commissioner-led prayer, after the […]

Federal Appeals Court Decides to Shelve Trump’s Travel Ban Until Further Notice

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Host of Hardline Radio Show The 9th District Court of Appeals has upheld previous court’s decision to place Donald Trump’s “travel ban” on hold. Both versions of the travel ban have now been blocked by the court system and to this day have never taken effect. In this […]

Prosecutors and defense file appeals Sweden Facebook rape case

     Both the prosecutor and defendant are appealing the sentence in the infamous rape case from earlier this year, in which a Swedish woman’s gang-rape was broadcast live on Facebook. Police in Uppsala, north of Stockholm, were called in January after concerned viewers tipped them off about a gang-rape that was being broadcast live to […]

US Court of Appeals to Consider Motion to Block Trump Aid to Israel

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Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire Appeals To President Trump For Peace Leadership

Above Photo: Pixabay Note: We have been urging dialogue between the United States and North Korea since before President Trump was elected. The recent escalation of war rhetoric from both nations is a grave threat, not only to North Korea but to multiple countries in the Asia Pacific, as well as globally as North Korea has […]

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FDA Announce That DTap Vaccine Causes Autism

The FDA have published conclusive proof on their website that the DTap vaccine causes autism.  According to the FDA’s online Biologics Blood Vaccines document (between pages 6 to 11), a vaccine manufacturer admits on its package insert that their vaccination can cause autism as one of many adverse reactions. reports: Adverse events reported during post-approval use of […]

Malaysian Police Freeze Allegedly Daesh Linked Bank Account

nsnbc : Malaysian police have frozen a local bank account which was believed to have been used for raising funds for the self-proclaimed Islamic State a.k.a. Daesh in Syria. Malaysian mercenaries have been involved in Syria since the early days of the war in 2011. Image, Spreng Ben Bukit Aman Special Branch director Datuk Seri […]

India Plans To Divert Major Rivers To Tackle Drought

India is set to divert water from its rivers to tackle sever droughts. The Indian government is pushing ahead with the ambitious and expensive engineering project, despite strong opposition from lawmakers, environmentalists and it’s neighbor, Bangladesh. The minister of water resources Uma Bharti said that transferring water from major rivers like the Brahmaputra and the […]

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