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FCC won’t appeal ruling on Internet neutrality

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission says it won’t appeal a court decision that struck down rules it designed to ensure that the transmission of all Internet content be treated equally. The agency says it will fashion new rules. The ...

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High court rejects ex-Somali official’s case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a former top official in Somalia who has been ordered to pay Somali torture victims $21 million. The justices did not comment Monday in letting stand lower court rulings ...

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Second Circuit — Appeal: Perez v. AC Roosevelt Food Corp.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Appeal Timeliness — Order Directing Attorney’s Fees Perez v. AC Roosevelt Food Corp. 13-497-cv Judges Winter, Jacobs and Straub Background: The defendant appealed from an order granting the plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees. ...

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Imprisoned former doctor loses latest appeal

The sentencing of a former West Seneca doctor, convicted of poisoning his wife, was defective under a 1998 law, but the remedy under an amended law was not, the Court of Appeals has ruled. The court Thursday rejected yet another ...

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Case could mean ‘death’ of software patents

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday to hear an appeal of a lower court decision that a federal judge called the “death” of software patents. In a worst-case scenario for the high-tech industry, if the Supreme Court upholds ...

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Repeat DWI offender appeals to High Court

Last week, attorneys for four-time DWI offender Robert Pealer filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to have the most recent felony DWI conviction overturned.  The petition claims that Pealer’s rights under the Sixth Amendment were ...

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Court rejects appeal over secret IRA tapes

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal that sought to keep interviews with former Irish Republican Army members from being turned over to police in Northern Ireland. The order leaves in place a lower court ...

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