Mississippi Abortion Law Blocked by Appeals Court

A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that would have had the effect of closing the state’s only remaining abortion clinic.

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  • Court Nominee's Article on Dead Justices Draws Concern

    By Todd Ruger

    Victor Bolden just graduated from law school in 1990 when he published an article that uses imaginary and colorful dialogue between a deity and dead justices to explore how judges should decide race discrimination cases.

  • Jurors Log Off After Being Sworn In, Court Survey Shows

    By Zoe Tillman

    All those warnings judges give jurors about not tweeting, posting on Facebook or otherwise sharing information about a trial online seem to be working. A new study shows jurors are mostly behaving when it comes to social media.

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  • Full D.C. Circuit Upholds Meat Labeling Rule

    By Jenna Greene

    Meat producers must disclose where an animal is born, raised and slaughtered, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday, holding that the congressionally mandated disclosure requirement does not violate commercial free speech protections.

  • Oversight Committee Questions FTC Data Case

    By Jenna Greene

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Thursday jumped in the middle of the Federal Trade Commission’s ongoing data security trial against medical testing facility LabMD, holding a three-hour hearing that questioned whether the agency’s case is appropriate or fair.

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