(CNN) -- The nine Supreme Court justices might be camera-shy, but a key federal appeals court is using its own technology to open up its most important proceedings to Internet viewers.
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, has announced it will provide live streaming video for some of its oral arguments beginning Monday.
(CNN) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for American Airlines and US Airways to merge into world's largest airline company.
Late Saturday night, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg declined to hear a stay request filed by a consumer group opposing the merger.
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NEW ORLEANS – A federal appeals court’s intervention in the BP oil spill claims settlement has brought payments for any and all business losses to a screeching halt.
After paying 5,000 businesses more than $1.3 billion from April to September, court-appointed settlement claims administrator Patrick Juneau has paid just four business loss claims in the two months since the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in.
And now, with a second surprising ruling this week, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit has given BP even more than it asked for by demanding that District Judge Carl Barbier block any further payments to businesses whose “injuries are not traceable to the spill.
(CNN) -- The man accused of killing a Transportation Security Administration officer in the recent shooting at Los Angeles International Airport made his initial court appearance Wednesday facing murder charges that could bring him the death penalty.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, answered "yes" when a federal magistrate asked him if he understood the charges.
A bail plea was not entered. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 18 when Ciancia will enter a plea. A December 26 date was set for a possible post-grand jury indictment.
Two weeks after then-St. Bernard Parish Chief Administrative Officer Jerry Graves announced he was leaving St. Bernard government for a new job at the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta appointed retired St. Bernard and state 4th Circuit Court of Appeal Judge David Gorbaty as the new parish CAO.
"I look forward to working with each and every one of you," Gorbaty, 65, of Chalmette, said to the Parish Council after Peralta announced his appointment at the Tuesday evening (Dec.
(CNN) -- A Supreme Court dispute over frequent flyer programs was left up in the air Tuesday, as the justices appeared split during oral arguments over whether the airline or a well-traveled rabbi should prevail.
Binyomin Ginsberg claims his WorldPerks Platinum Elite membership was revoked after being told he had "abused" his privileges, repeatedly filing complaints for upgrades and other benefits.
(CNN) -- A broader legal challenge to Obamacare's so-called "employer mandate" was turned aside by the Supreme Court on Monday.
The justices, without comment, again refused to intervene in Liberty University's long-running appeal of the Affordable Care Act.
BP lawyers claim that, under terms of a class action settlement many people are getting benefits “for losses that a reasonable observer might conclude were not in any way related to the Oil Spill,” according to court documents the company filed.
That argument was rejected last month by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier who did not review the settlement's rules government payments but said that BP knew those kinds of “false positives” were a part of such a large settlement.