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 in Chicago took the action after Indiana's attorney general asked for a stay of the ruling by the U.
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.
Circuit Court of Appeals held that the city's lease of Community House to the Boise Rescue Mission (BRM) violated the First Amendment.
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 decision, officers will allow transients to camp overnight on sidewalks within a 50-square block area downtown, except in front of doorways and loading docks.
circuit court of appeals will test the unsettled question of whether transgender employees are protected from workplace bias under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals finds insurers using credit-based insurance scoring in underwriting must issue adverse action notices to customers much more frequently than they currently do.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the defendant and spelled out a detailed list of factors law enforcement must consider when deciding whether a reasonable period of time has lapsed prior to making a forcible entry.
TCO") Board of Directors in connection with an appeal pending in the Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.