October 13, 2014
by Alison Sacriponte
US District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos on Saturday filed a permanent injunction against the enforcement of a Texas voter ID law. The injunction follows a 147-page opinion issued on Thursday in which Ramos found that the voter ID law violates the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments of the US ...[read more]
August 28, 2014
by Peter Snyder
Judge Lucy Koh of the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday denied a request by Apple for a permanent injunction barring Samsung Electronics from selling products that infringe on Apple's patents. The Cupertino based tech company had sought to ban the sale of ...[read more]
August 21, 2014
by William Hibbitts
A North Carolina judge ruled Thursday that North Carolina's school voucher program, known as Opportunity Scholarships is unconstitutional. Judge Robert Hobgood of the Wake County Superior Court specifically ruled that the program violates article 1 section 15 and article 9 section 2(1) of the ...[read more]
March 7, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday refused to grant Apple's request for an injunction against three Samsung touchscreen software features, which were found to have infringed on Apple patents. US District Judge Lucy Koh denied Apple's request to ...[read more]
July 31, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on Monday granted a permanent injunction, halting lawmakers from preventing Medicaid recipients from accessing health care services at Planned Parenthood clinics. The case was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of ...[read more]
June 13, 2013
by Peter Snyder
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Colorado law that would have required businesses to place marijuana related magazines behind counters. Judge Richard Matsch of the US District Court for the District of Colorado ordered a permanent injunction against Amendment 64 which would have treated ...[read more]
April 12, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On April 12, 2010, Nebraska's unicameral legislature voted 40-9 to approve the Women's Health Protection Act, a bill that required an elevated level of informed consent and physician assessment of women seeking abortions in the state. The bill required physicians to ascertain whether women have ...[read more]
October 4, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnists Natasha Major and Marcus Childs Moore, respectively Class of 2013 and 2012 from Howard University School of Law, analyze the ruling in Apple v. Samsung and argue that granting Apple's request for permanent injunctions against Samsung devices is an unfounded attempt to ...[read more]
September 27, 2012
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Contributing Editor Gabor Rona, International Legal Director of Human Rights First, argues that the new wave of lawsuits regarding the NDAA stem from the poor detention policies of the US...This week, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will consider whether to stay US District ...[read more]
September 18, 2012
by Jerry Votava
Judge Raymond Lohier of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday ordered a stay of a permanent injunction that blocked portions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), allowing for their enforcement pending appeal. The order came after the US Department of Justice (DOJ) ...[read more]

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