Ross Todd

Trump Bashes 9th Circuit as Lawyers Pump Brakes on Travel Ban Appeal

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President Donald Trump took a shot at the Ninth Circuit during a press conference Thursday, saying the "circuit is in chaos."

Chhabria, Set to Rule on Actor-Age Law, Spars With Its Defenders

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U.S District Judge Vince Chhabria made clear at a hearing Thursday that he's ready to scrap a California state law that requires online entertainment database IMDb.com to remove actors' ages on request.

Judge Blocks Privacy Suit Over Warriors App

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The ruling from an Oakland federal judge is the first to deal with privacy issues related to beacon technology used in apps.

Ex-Akin Gump Partner Taps Big-Name Defense Lawyer

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Jeffrey Wertkin has hired Cristina Arguedas—lawyer to FedEx and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds—to defend charges he tried to sell a sealed whistleblower complaint.

Former Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Speaks Up on the Court's Live Streaming Close-Up

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More than 137,000 people listened to the Ninth Circuit's online stream of a telephonic hearing over President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Judge Taps Plaintiffs Firms to Lead Yahoo Data Breach Cases

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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh picked a five-firm coalition led by lawyers in Florida, California, New York and Minnesota.

What Alex Kozinski Thinks About the Ninth Circuit's Close-Up and Making Courts More Accessible

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The circuit's former chief judge, who pushed to make audio and video of oral arguments available online, hopes other courts are taking note that more than 130,000 people tuned in to listen in real-time to arguments over President Donald Trump's travel ban.

In Travel Ban Case, Ninth Circuit Spontaneously Requests Briefing on En Banc Review

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One day after a panel ruling went against the Trump administration, an unidentified judge on the Ninth Circuit has called for a vote on whether the court should rehear the case en banc.

Ninth Circuit, Asserting Its Role, Keeps Nationwide Block on Travel Ban in Place

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If there's a way to respond to a president who has taken aim at the federal judiciary, it's to speak with one voice. That's just what the Ninth Circuit did on Thursday with its per curiam opinion that struck back at the notion that a president's actions are unreviewable.

Microsoft Wins Round Against Feds in Fight Over Secret Record Requests

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Judge James Robart in Seattle, who last week issued a TRO blocking President Trump's travel ban, will let Microsoft challenge rules that block companies from disclosing to customers when the government has requested their data.

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