circuit court of appeals

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Noun1.circuit court of appeals - one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a `circuit'
appeals court, appellate court, court of appeals - a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Circuit Court of Appeals, which in March vacated the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule expansion, has flatly denied a series of motions filed at the end of April by the attorneys general of California, New York and Oregon to rehear the case.
Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago took the action after Indiana's attorney general asked for a stay of the ruling by the U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals said June 5 it would not revisit a February ruling by a three-member panel of the court that said a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage (Proposition 8) is unconstitutional.
Poultry groups challenge EPA's CAFO regulation: The National Chicken Council and the US Poultry and Egg Association have filed suit in the Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to challenge certain aspects of the Environmental Protection Agency's new regulation on water pollution discharges from confined animal feeding operations.
A three-judge panel of the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, on January 16, threw out the 22-year sentence of convicted "Millennium Bomber" Ahmed Ressam Ressam, an Algerian who trained with al-Qaeda, was caught in December 1999 by U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals opposing a high school football coach's practice of kneeling and bowing his head during his team's prayers.
Circuit Court of Appeals, a process that can take six months to two years to complete, according to one legal expert.
United States, 84 FSupp2d 1043, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held that amounts received by tenured professors who relinquished their tenure rights under an early retirement program were not FICA wages.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upholds the decision, ruling that the mere designation of the cross as a war memorial isn't enough to satisfy the "no preference clause" of the California Constitution.
circuit court of appeals. That law authorizes the state to thumb its nose at valid adoptions by same-sex parents from elsewhere in the country.
Many members of Congress are concerned that a wide range of state tax incentives now available across the country could be threatened by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in Cuno v.