1164 ABA Journal 9th Circuit Court articles.
A federal appeals court refused to grant a new trial to a California inmate serving a life sentence for murder because he was unable to show racism by his appointed lawyer caused a deficient trial performance.
Jun 13, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
It's the case that keeps hanging on: the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may reconsider an April decision that held animals can't sue for copyright infringement, a ruling that was supposed to settle the "monkey selfie" debacle.
Jun 1, 2018 2:03 PM CDT
The nephew of an Egyptian composer has no standing to sue Jay-Z and producer Timbaland for copyright infringement for sampling a flute melody in his rap hit “Big Pimpin',” a federal appeals court has ruled.
Jun 1, 2018 12:45 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has overturned two water rights cases and reassigned one of them because of concerns about the trial judge’s expressed views about the federal government and its lawyers.
May 24, 2018 9:20 AM CDT
A nominee to the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals apologized during his confirmation hearing Wednesday for his tone in opinion articles that criticized “race-think” and sensitivity training…
May 10, 2018 11:28 AM CDT
Maricopa County, Arizona, can be held liable for racial profiling by former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
The opinion by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit…
May 8, 2018 1:11 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a monkey has no standing under the U.S. Copyright Act to assert copyright in selfie photos.
Apr 24, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
A federal appeals court will appoint a special prosecutor to argue that former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction for criminal contempt should stand, despite his pardon by President Donald Trump.
Apr 17, 2018 12:19 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court ruled Monday that salary history cannot be used to justify paying less to women in comparable jobs.
The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court…
Apr 10, 2018 12:16 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case about whether immigrants convicted of crimes can be jailed in civil detention without a bond hearing.
Mar 19, 2018 4:04 PM CDT
Justice Clarence Thomas asserted the Second Amendment is “a disfavored right” in the U.S. Supreme Court when he dissented Tuesday from the denial of certiorari in a gun case.
Feb 20, 2018 11:16 AM CST
Updated: Nine more nominees for federal judgeships were announced Tuesday by the White House.
The newest wave of nominees are:
• Mark Bennett, former attorney general of Hawaii, to…
Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM CST
A Florida bankruptcy lawyer who paid about $19,000 for classes at Trump University can’t opt out of a $25 million settlement and bring her own lawsuit, a move that would…
Feb 7, 2018 10:45 AM CST
Former Judge Alex Kozinski won’t be investigated because of his retirement late last year from the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, according to an order…
Feb 6, 2018 10:14 AM CST
A federal appeals court has upheld a California law that criminalizes prostitution in a First Amendment challenge.
Jan 18, 2018 9:13 AM CST
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