U.S. Court Of Appeals

U.S. Court Of Appeals News

  • Teva Copaxone Appeal Action Delayed by U.S. Supreme Court

    The U.S. Supreme Court deferred a decision on whether to hear an appeal by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. that aims to delay generic competition to its top-selling Copaxone multiple-sclerosis drug.

  • Citigroup and Terra Firma to Litigate EMI Dispute in U.K.

    Citigroup Inc. and Guy Hands’s Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. will litigate their dispute over the 2007 sale of EMI Group Ltd. in the U.K., both sides said after agreeing to drop a $2.2 billion case awaiting retrial in New York.

  • KBR, Halliburton Found Not Immune in Burn-Pit Suits

    KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. aren’t automatically immune from lawsuits by military service members over illnesses caused by exposure to contractor burn pits, a U.S. appeals court said, reversing a lower court ruling.

  • Wyoming Couples Sue to Overturn Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

    Four Wyoming couples sued to overturn the state’s prohibition on same-sex marriage a day after former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson and other Republican leaders asked a federal appeals court to throw out bans in Utah and Oklahoma.

  • Senate Blocks Obama Nominee to Lead Civil Rights Division

    The U.S. Senate blocked President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the government’s top civil rights enforcer after Republicans and law enforcement groups objected to his role in the case of a Black Panther activist convicted of killing a white Philadelphia police officer.

  • Baxter, Nationwide, Google, DuPont: Intellectual Property

    Baxter International Inc. filed a complaint Feb. 28 at the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, claiming Johnson & Johnson hemostatic products used to control bleeding during surgery infringe five patents.

  • Republican Group Urges Court to Back Gay Marriage in Utah

    Former Republican senators Alan Simpson and Nancy Kassebaum joined a group supporting civil marriage rights for same-sex couples in a filing with the federal appeals court reviewing gay-marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma.

  • BP Must Live With $9.2 Billion Oil-Spill Deal, Court Says

    BP Plc was told by a federal appeals court to abide by terms of a $9.2 billion settlement with victims of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill after failing to satisfy judges that a claims administrator is misinterpreting the deal.

  • Supreme Court Doesn't Help Madoff Trustee: Bankruptcy

    The Bernard Madoff trustee, who will try to reinstate hundreds of lawsuits through an appeal to be argued March 5 in Manhattan, had his chances of success dealt a blow last week when the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case involving R. Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme.

  • California Concealed Gun Ruling Put on Hold by Appeals Court

    California rules allowing counties to place restrictions on who can carry concealed weapons will remain in force while the federal appeals court that struck them down decides whether to reconsider its decision.

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