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  • Appeals court postpones Arizona man's execution

    July 19, 2014 8:29 PM

    PHOENIX (AP) - An appeals court has granted an Arizona death row inmate's request to postpone his execution until prison officials reveal details on the two-drug combination that will be used to put him to death. The preliminary injunction granted Saturday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes... more »
  • Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

    March 22, 2014 5:39 PM

    MASON, Mich. (AP) - A federal appeals court issued an order Saturday preventing more same-sex couples from getting married in Michigan for at least several more days. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said it issued the stay because it needed more time to consider the state's... more »
  • Appeals court overturn decision to shutter website

    October 1, 2013 9:32 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An appeals court has ruled a federal district court went too far last year when it shut down an entire website critical of the Lafayette Police Department and its chief, and sent the case back to U.S. District Court in Lafayette. The decision by a three-judge... more »
  • Appeals court upholds slaying verdict

    October 4, 2012 8:58 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An appellate court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a man serving a one-year home detention sentence for the December 2009 shooting death of David Trahan. The Advocate reports the Third Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed Jerry Steinle's conviction Wednesday. Judge Edward Rubin found Steinle guilty... more »
  • Appeals court: Texas may enforce abortion law

    January 10, 2012 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal appeals court in New Orleans says Texas can enforce an abortion law passed last year while opponents challenge it in court. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned a district judge's temporary order against enforcing the law.... more »
  • Appeals court to review immigrant housing ban

    October 4, 2011 6:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Dallas suburb is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's ruling that the city tried to impose unconstitutional restrictions on home rentals to illegal immigrants. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday over... more »
  • Appeals court to hear Texas terror-financing case

    September 1, 2011 5:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Five members of what was once the nation's largest Muslim charity are asking a federal appeals court to overturn their convictions and prison sentences for funneling millions of dollars to the Palestinian militant group Hamas. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is... more »
  • Appeals court to review La. prison newspaper ban

    August 30, 2011 6:14 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state of Louisiana is asking a federal appeals court to rule that the state's prisons can ban inmates from receiving copies of The Final Call newspaper published by the Nation of Islam. The state wants the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a... more »
  • Appeals court overturns lease cancellation ruling

    June 30, 2011 10:10 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A state district court ruling that partially canceled the mineral lease of a DeSoto Parish landowner has been overturned by a state appeal court. The landowner had sued Questar Exploration and Production Co., for failing to develop lower producing levels in areas, including the Haynesville Shale... more »
  • Appeals court rules against Blaine Kern

    June 9, 2011 11:03 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A state appeals panel has upheld the court-ordered transfer of control over Blaine Kern Artists Inc. to the Mardi Gras magnate's son, Barry Kern. The Times-Picayune reports the one-sentence ruling Tuesday denied the elder Kern's challenge to an April ruling by Civil District Court Judge Kern... more »
  • Louisiana appeals court tosses life sentence

    December 9, 2010 7:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An appeals court has tossed out the life sentence given to a repeat drug offender who argued police conducted an improper search that found drugs hidden in his pants. Arthur James Handy of Lafayette was sentenced in April to life in prison under the state's Habitual... more »
  • Rant-Appeals Court Ruled Government Funding of Stem Cell Research Can Continue

    September 29, 2010 12:22 PM

    What's your opinion on the appeals court decision to allow the government to continue the funding of embryonic stem cell research? Click the RANT icon on our homepage and leave a comment. We could air it tonight at 10:00. WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court ruled Tuesday that government... more »
  • Appeals court rules for Eminem in royalty lawsuit

    September 3, 2010 10:19 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has found Eminem's former production company is entitled to more money from downloads of the rapper's songs and ringtones. A federal jury last year had ruled against F.B.T. Productions LLC in its lawsuit against Universal Music Group seeking a greater share of... more »
  • Appeals Court to Hear Drilling Moratorium Case

    July 8, 2010 6:50 AM

    s NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear the Justice Department's bid to delay a judge's decision to overturn a six-month deepwater drilling moratorium. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday from lawyers on... more »
  • Appeals Court Rejects New Trial for Black Panther

    June 21, 2010 8:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's decision to grant a new trial to a former member of the Black Panther Party who was convicted of murdering a Louisiana prison guard. U.S. District Judge James Brady had ruled in 2008 that Albert Woodfox's defense... more »

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