February 4, 2013
by Sarah Posner
The Supreme Court of Georgia on Monday rejected claims by death row inmate Warren Lee Hill that the Board of Corrections violated the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act (APA) by not holding a public hearing before changing the state's lethal injection execution procedure. One of the APA's rule- ...[read more]
May 27, 2012
by Keith Herting
Two female soldiers filed suit Wednesday against the US Army and the Department of Defense to end a policy which bars women from combat units and related posts. The women claim the policy has limited the potential of both women's careers and that the ban is a violation of both the Fifth Amendment ...[read more]
June 19, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed suit Thursday against the US government, challenging the establishment of isolated cells within federal prisons that were allegedly created in violation of federal law. Filed against US Attorney General Eric Holder and two Bureau of Prisons (BOP) ...[read more]
June 5, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
An Afghan journalist employed by a Canadian television network who is being held as an enemy combatant in Afghanistan filed a lawsuit against the Bush administration Tuesday, alleging violations of due process and the right to counsel. The complaint, initiated by Ahmad's father, acc... ...[read more]
November 2, 2007
by Josh Camson
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Friday asked the US Supreme Court to review a decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York vacating an FCC determination that Fox Television broadcasts violated the FCC's indecency and profanity prohibitions. The appeals court... ...[read more]
October 31, 2007
by Caitlin Price
A California state judge issued a preliminary ruling Tuesday invalidating May revisions to the state lethal injection protocol. Judge Lynn O'Malley Taylor of the Marin County Superior Court said that the proposed changes qualified as a regulation, and thus did not conform to the California Admi... ...[read more]
June 4, 2007
by Michael Sung
The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York on Monday vacated a determination by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that Fox Television broadcasts violated the FCC's indecency and profanity prohibitions. The appeals court ruled that the FCC's fleeting expleti... ...[read more]
June 4, 2007
by Michael Sung
Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al. v. Federal Communication Commission, United States of America, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, June 4, 2007. Read the full text of the decision. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here... ...[read more]
October 8, 2005
by Joshua Pantesco
The US DC Circuit Court of Appeals Friday rejected a Bush administration interpretation of EPA requirements that weakened the EPAs ability to monitor air pollution from industrial sources. The appeals court held that a 2004 EPA settlement with several utility and industry groups ran afoul of p... ...[read more]
July 25, 2005
by jt
Ranchers Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of American v. U.S. Dep't of Agriculture, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, July 25, 2005. Excerpt:Plaintiff-Appellee, Ranchers Cattlemen Action Legal Fund United Stockgrowers of America (R-CALF), successf... ...[read more]

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