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The government lawfully used a defendant?s DNA in a criminal prosecution even though its collection during the investigation of an unrelated crime violated the Fourth Amendment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled.
A fee dispute between Thompson Hine and a former client posed a geographical conundrum: if the Florida-based former client didn't pay the Ohio-based law firm for work in Oregon, and lawyers in Atlanta and the District of Columbia were involved, where should the firm sue?
A federal appellate ruling barring enforcement of the Affordable Care Act's law's mandate that employer-provided health insurance cover contraception and related services has deepened the appellate split over that issue.
A federal appeals court has ruled in a case of first impression that an independent movie production company with disputed ownership of copyrights to three films waited too long to assert infringement.
A LinkedIn profile update alerting a user's contacts about her new job did not necessarily constitute a solicitation of business that ran afoul of her non-compete agreement, a Massachusetts trial judge has ruled.
A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an Arkansas judge?s complaint that a judicial discipline body targeted him for removal because of his race, ruling that the federal courts had no business interfering with the state judicial matter.