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Two jailhouse strip search class actions have won clearance from the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel affirmed class certification for the suits, which target two different Maine counties that allegedly had a policy of conducting the searches on all arrestees, without what the court termed “evaluation for individualized reasonable suspicion” … One of the biggest legal stories Friday turned out not to be true. A widely circulated Associated Press report claimed that a judge hearing a challenge to the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act had offered to step down. In fact — as the AP later made clear — U.S. District Judge Richard Kopf had merely repeated an earlier offer to solicit expert medical advice in the case … A prominent cancer research center has been mostly cleared in a case brought by the families of leukemia patients who died in a bone marrow experiment. The patients had been fully informed of the risks, a Washington jury concluded, so it awarded just $1 million to the family of a single patient on a separate negligence claim. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center was represented by attorney Bill Leedom … A judge ousted for sexual harassment has lost his battle to get back on the bench. Without comment, the Texas Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Terry Canales. The former four-term judge is running out of options. After a permanent ban on holding judicial office, he tried for a new career as a district attorney but was beaten badly in a Democratic primary last month … A divorced dad must choose between his cats and regular visits from his allergic kids, a Florida appeals court has ruled. A judge’s order imposing six months of allergy shots for the children was not in the children’s best interests, declared a three-judge panel of the 4th District Court of Appeal. – Lori Patel

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