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Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Police in Traffic Stop
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Police in Traffic Stop
2021-06-01 19:12:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that tribal police officers can stop and search non-Native Americans on tribal lands for potential violations of state or federal law. The justices unanimously reversed an appellate ruling in favor of a non-Native... Read More

9th Circuit Rules Trump Can't Divert Pentagon Funds to Build Wall
Law
9th Circuit Rules Trump Can't Divert Pentagon Funds to Build Wall
2020-06-26 19:55:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump does not have the authority to unilaterally divert Pentagon funds to build a miles-long wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, a federal appeals court ruled Friday afternoon. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th U.S.... Read More

Led Zeppelin Did Not Steal ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Riff, Court Rules
Law
Led Zeppelin Did Not Steal ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Riff, Court Rules

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court decided Monday that the British rock band Led Zeppelin did not steal portions of its iconic hit “Stairway to Heaven” from a guitarist from another band. The ruling, by an 11-judge panel of... Read More

Trump Flipped the 9th Circuit — and Some New Judges Are Causing a ‘Shock Wave’
Courts
Trump Flipped the 9th Circuit — and Some New Judges Are Causing a ‘Shock Wave’

When President Trump ticks off his accomplishments since taking office, he frequently mentions his aggressive makeover of a key sector of the federal judiciary — the circuit courts of appeal, where he has appointed 51 judges to lifetime jobs in... Read More

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