Buffalo-based lawyer argues gun lawsuit before federal appeals court in New York City
Suit claims NY state pistol permit requirement is arbitrary, unconstitutional
US appeals court upholds Ohio lifetime sexual predator rules
An appeal is planned of a court ruling that upheld Ohio's permanent requirements for convicts classified as sexual predators.
Appeals court rules "Remain in Mexico" policy can proceed for now
San Diego — A federal appeals court put a judge’s order on hold Friday shortly before it would have stopped the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases move through U.S. courts. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked the lower court ruling from taking effect. The …
Appeals court rules Saranac traffic stop illegal
The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of man convicted of DUI, saying he was stopped illegally.
Court rules Uber drivers ARE employees as car firm loses appeal
Uber today lost its latest court bid in London to stop British drivers from being classified as workers, entitling them to rights such as the minimum wage.
Appeals Court Asks How Abortion Ruling Affects Arkansas Case
LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- A federal appeals court has asked how a decision upholding Indiana's law requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains after an abortion affects an Arkansas case on abortion restrictions. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered attorneys for the state and abortion rights groups to file additional briefs on what impact, if any, this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Indiana's law has on the Arkansas case.
Asylum seekers can be forced to wait in Mexico, appeals court rules
The policy was challenged by groups who argued it jeopardized asylum seekers by forcing them to stay in Mexico, where crime and drug violence are prevalent.
US appeals court rules against Tennessee refugee challenge
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruled against Tennessee lawmakers Wednesday in their lawsuit that claimed the federal refugee resettlement program improperly forces the state to spend …
Ray Tensing retrial: What's next? Will appeals court force Judge Leslie Ghiz's hand?
A moment of laughter broke the tension in the courtroom Friday before the prospective jurors in the Ray Tensing murder retrial went home for the weekend.
Appeals court: Clay County must restore funding to sheriff's budget
Commission must restore nearly $1 million to Sheriff Paul Vescovo's budget
Media should hear Arizona executions, US appeals court rules
A federal appeals court says media should be able to hear and not just see the entire process of executing condemned inmates in Arizona.
Appeals court rules using chalk on tires for parking enforcement violates Constitution
DETROIT -- Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states. Alison Taylor had received more than a dozen $15 tickets for exceeding the two-hour parking limit in Saginaw.
US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight
Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are unrelated to their main jobs and do not offer tips, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Feds re-approve new rules letting Kentucky impose Medicaid work requirements
The Trump administration has again approved new rules for some of Kentucky's Medicaid population, requiring them to either get a job, volunteer in the community or go to school to keep their government-funded health coverage.
Top Texas appeals court won't stop next week's execution of San Antonio man
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused to stop the scheduled execution next week of an inmate convicted of fatally shooting a San Antonio convenience store owner nearly 14 years ago.Attorneys for 34-year-old condemned pri
Appeals court denies inmate’s claim that life sentence should end because he was resuscitated...
The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that a man serving a life sentence in prison for murder still must complete his time behind bars despite falling unconscious and being resuscitated. Benjam…
Supreme Court rules against states attempting to block funding to Planned Parenthood
The Supreme Court Monday rebuffed efforts by states to block funding to Planned Parenthood.
Appeals court rules in favor of Saints fans, Goodell closer to taking 'No Call' questions under oath
Goodell’s attorney’s will likely appeal to the Louisiana Supreme Court
Marking Tires With Chalk to Enforce Parking Rules Violates the Constitution, an Appeals Court Found
Marking tires to enforce parking rules is like entering property without a search warrant, a federal court said Monday as it declared the practice unconstitutional in Michigan and three other states Alison Taylor had received more than a dozen $15 tickets for exceeding the two-hour parking limit in Saginaw. The city marks tires with chalk to keep track of how long a vehicle is parked. Her…