A federal appeals court has reversed an unprecedented sanction that required a Jones Day partner to make a training video for the firm’s lawyers on how to avoid improper objections and other misconduct in depositions.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied a request by three Oklahoma death row inmates for a rehearing of their case in order to re-examine the constitutionality of capital punishment. The high court's order denying the rehearing petition was issued without comment or dissent.
A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday overturned a preliminary injunction that would have barred the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans’ phone records. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued separate opinions with the bottom line that the plaintiff, Washington lawyer Larry Klayman, had not presented enough evidence to justify a court order against the NSA call-records program. The court remanded for further proceedings, saying the case was not moot by the adoption of the USA Freedom Act.
A Washington federal appeals court held Tuesday for the second time that a part of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's conflict mineral labeling rule violates the First Amendment.
A senior executive from Takata Corp. appeared before the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday to update lawmakers on the recall of nearly 34 million vehicles installed with the company's air bags.
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A federal appellate panel on Aug. 31 will begin to determine whether California's "dysfunctional" death penalty system is unconstitutional.
The elevated, white marble plaza in front of the U.S. Supreme Court's home is a nonpublic forum where demonstrations and displays are constitutionally prohibited, a Washington federal appeals panel ruled Friday. In 'Hodge v. Talkin,' the unanimous three-judge panel, led by Judge Sri Srinivasan, upheld the constitutionality of the federal law barring assemblages and displays as it applied to the high court's plaza. The court reversed a trial judge.