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Jun 30 2022
Ron DeSantis vows to appeal abortion ban ruling to state supreme court: will 'withstand all legal challenges'
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced his intention to appeal a court ruling that would block abortions after 15 weeks.
The Florida legislature passed the law, known has House Bill 5, and DeSantis signed it in April. The law bans most abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy unless the health of the mother is threatened or unless the baby has a "fatal fetal abnormality,"Fox News (Online News)
Dec 18 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit late Friday reinstated Biden's proposed vaccine mandate for businesses with at least 100 workers, reversing the ruling from last month that paused implementation of the legislation.
The three-judge panel dismissed the notion that Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exceeded its authority, arguing that "OSHA has regulatedSlate Axios The Daily Wire
Oct 09 2021
The Texas Heartbeat Act (SB 8), a law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, was quickly revived by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday night. The Texas law went into effect on Sept. 1 but was temporarily blocked on Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pitman. The Justice Department has until Tuesday to respond to the appeal. The law grants privateThe Epoch Times The Texas Tribune Associated Press
Nov 11 2021
A federal appeals court granted former President Donald Trump's request Thursday to temporarily block the National Archives from sending his White House records to the House select committee probing the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot.
Earlier this week, a federal judge denied Trump's effort to have executive privilege shield him from the records inquiry. Trump's legal team then asked the U.SThe Daily Caller The Hill NBC News (Online)
Jun 24 2020
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case again President Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI. The Justice Department has claimed that the FBI interview had "no investigative basis," but U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan had ruled against them.
The ruling overturning Sullivan's decision likely ends the yearsHuffPost Fox News (Online News) Reuters
Nov 04 2019
The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that President Donald Trump must turn over his tax returns, in compliance with a subpoena issued by the Manhattan District Attorney's office. The subpoena specifically requested Trump tax returns from Mazars USA, an accounting firm, dating back to 2011. Trump's personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, stated that his team plans to appeal the decision in theVox NPR (Online News) Fox News (Online News)
Jan 08 2019
The Massachusetts attorney general will be able to probe Exxon Mobil's records to see if the company misled the public about its knowledge of how fossil fuels affect global warming after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the oil giant.Reuters The Daily Caller ThinkProgress
Mar 02 2020
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a third major case on the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s health care law, granting petitions from Democratic state officials and the House of Representatives in a case with the potential to wipe out the entire law.
The court did not say when it would hear the case, but, under its ordinary practices, arguments would be held in theNew York Times (News)
Apr 08 2022
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday removed a lower court injunction that halted President Joe Biden’s nationwide Covid-19 vaccine mandate for federal employees, empowering the government to penalize or terminate workers who fail to get vaccinated.
The appellate court voted 2-1 to remove Texas-based district court Judge Jeffrey Vincent Brown’s preliminary injunction issuedForbes
Jun 06 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from the St. Louis, Missouri, couple who could have their law licenses indefinitely suspended after pointing guns at protestors near their home in 2020, Axios reports.
Personal injury attorney Mark McCloskey, who is running as a Republican for U.S. Senate in Missouri, and his wife and fellow attorney, Patricia McCloskey, hadNewsmax (News)