More Appeals Courts Articles

  • Senate confirms Harris nomination to appeals court

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Harris fills a vacancy on the court created when Judge Andre Davis took senior status in February. The Richmond-based circuit has appellate jurisdiction over district...

  • Could Arizona fiasco lead to firing squads for death penalty?

    After a lethal injection took two hours to execute a convicted murderer, a federal judge suggests returning to older, now-abandoned methods.

  • Obamacare legal decision is a setback, but not yet fatal

    In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.

  • Why the D.C. Circuit declared Obamacare subsidies illegal in 36 states

    Liberals were quick to dismiss as judicial activism the federal appeals court ruling declaring subsidies on federal health insurance exchanges illegal, but few have actually taken the time to explain why the judges ruled the way they did.

  • Federal appeals court rules Obamacare subsidies illegal for 36 states

    Dealing a major blow to President Obama, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that subsidies to purchase insurance were illegally granted in 36 states in which the federal government runs the exchanges.

  • 4 Texas death row inmates lose federal appeals

    HOUSTON (AP) — Two Texas death row inmates, including one condemned for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police officer in 2001, lost appeals Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court. Two other Texas men with death sentences lost appeals at a lower federal appeals court, also moving them closer to...

  • Pa. appeals court holds statute of repose bars asbestos plaintiffs’ claims

    PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – A Pennsylvania appeals court has reversed a Philadelphia County jury’s judgment against a defendant in an asbestos lawsuit, concluding that the statute of repose bars the plaintiffs’ claims. Judge Jack A. Panella of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania...

  • Still waiting for the most important Obamacare ruling --- and it isn't Hobby Lobby

    Health care policy watchers are still waiting for what could be the most important court ruling of the year on Obamacare -- but it isn't Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, the contraception mandate case. Though a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby could have significant implications for...

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