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The Supreme Court hears tech industry’s appeal against the Texas social media law

Tech industry trade organizations NetChoice and the Computer Communications Industry Association have appealed directly to the Supreme Court for an emergency stay of the Texas social media law known as HB 20. The law, which creates liability for content moderation decisions that are based on “the viewpoint of the user or another person,” could make…

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MABA appeals for collaboration from communities and stakeholders: Contain PFAAS Releases at their Source

Harrisburg, PA, March 19, 2022 –(PR.com)– Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Association (MABA) appeals for collaboration from communities and stakeholders: Contain PFAS releases at their source – not after their escape into sewers.The Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Association (MABA), today announced an appeal to the regions’ communities and stakeholders related to recent concerns regarding PFAS contaminants and their potentially harmful effects…

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Appeals Court upholds Biden Policy regarding Tax-Funded Abortion Referrals

An appeals court has denied a request by 12 Republican-led states to block a Biden administration rule that allows family planning clinics receiving federal money to promote abortion.At issue are funds for Title X, a federal family-planning program for low-income patients.The 12 states, led by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, sued the Biden administration last year,…

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Appeals Court Backs Biden Admin on Abortion Referrals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federally funded family planning clinics can continue to make abortion referrals for now, a federal court ruled Tuesday, in a setback for a dozen Republican attorneys general who have sued to restore a Trump-era ban on the practice. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati denied a request by…

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Appeals court denies stay for 2 Oklahoma death row prisoners

Jan. 25 (UPI) — A federal appeals court has declined to stay the scheduled executions of two Oklahoma death row prisoners who are challenging the drugs used in the state’s lethal injection protocol. Donald Grant is set to be executed Thursday and Gilbert Postelle is scheduled to die Feb. 17. Attorneys for the two men…

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California appeals decision regarding Activision Blizzard settlement

Activision Blizzard’s legal troubles just took another potential turn. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is appealing a judge’s decision that denies it from intervening in the $18 million settlement between the game developer and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to a document filed Friday. Activision Blizzard and the…

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Federal appeals court reinstates Biden administration’s business vaccine and testing mandate

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021.Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA federal appeals court has reinstated the Biden administration’s vaccine and testing requirement for private businesses that covers about 80 million American workers.The ruling by the 6th U.S. Court of…

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Appeals court permits journalist Maria Ressa to attend Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway

Veteran Philippine journalist Maria Ressa is to be permitted to travel to Norway to receive her Nobel Peace Prize at an official Dec. 10 ceremony, the Philippine Court of Appeals has ruled.Ressa, chief executive of the Manila-based news outlet Rappler, faces several legal charges, which supporters say are politically motivated, and because of those pending…

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Appeals court questions Biden DOJ stance on Trump obstruction memo

A federal appeals court on Wednesday questioned the Biden administration’s efforts to conceal large portions of an internal legal memo clearing former President TrumpDonald TrumpMedia giants side with Bannon on request to release Jan. 6 documents Cheney warns of consequences for Trump in dealings with Jan. 6 committee Jan. 6 panel recommends contempt charges for…

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Appeals court extends hold on Biden’s vaccine, testing for private businesses

1/5 A federal appeals court has granted a motion to stay  the President Joe Biden administration’s new rule for private employers with over 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccine or testing and face mask requirements instead of the vaccine. Photo by Chris Kleponis/UPI | License Photo Nov. 13 (UPI) — A federal appeals court has…