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  • Enemy combatant definition ruling [US DC]
  • Sex offender registration law ruling [GA SC]
  • Iraq war objector double jeopardy ruling [US DC]
  • Guantanamo Uighur detainee release stay [DC Circuit]
  • Ohio voter registration fraud ruling [6th Circuit]
  • Connecticut same-sex marriage ruling [CT SC]
  • Terrorism funding conviction ruling [2nd Circuit]
  • Nevada ballot initiative petition law ruling [US DC]
  • San Francisco health care ordinance ruling [9th Circuit]
  • US detainee photographs release ruling [2nd Circuit]
  • Transgendered discrimination ruling [US DC]
  • Arizona immigration law ruling [9th Circuit]
  • Religious challenge to drug laws ruling [8th Circuit]
  • KKK killings conviction ruling [5th Circuit]
  • Massachusetts abortion protest buffer zone ruling [US DC]


  • Tuesday, October 28, 2008

    Enemy combatant definition ruling [US DC]
    11:05 AM ET

    Lakhdar Boumediene, et al. v. George W. Bush, et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, October 27, 2008 [ruling that in order to be held as "enemy combatants," detainees must have directly supported hostilities against the United States or its allies]. Read the full text of the order [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Monday, October 27, 2008

    Sex offender registration law ruling [GA SC]
    10:48 AM ET

    Santos v. The State, Supreme Court of Georgia, October 27, 2008 [ruling that Georgia's state laws regarding sex offenders are unconstitutional as applied to homeless people, who are unable to register a new address as required by Georgia law]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Wednesday, October 22, 2008

    Iraq war objector double jeopardy ruling [US DC]
    10:27 AM ET

    Lt. Ehren K. Watada v. Lt. Col. John Head, et al., US District Court for the Western District of Washington, October 21, 2008 [ruling that 1st Lt. Ehren Watada cannot face a second court-martial on all charges for which he already faced court-martial]. Read the full text of the order [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Tuesday, October 21, 2008

    Guantanamo Uighur detainee release stay [DC Circuit]
    10:14 AM ET

    Jamal Kiyemba, Next Friend, et al., v. George W. Bush, President of the United States, et al., US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, October 20, 2008 [ordering the delay of the release of 17 Uighur detainees from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay]. Read the full text of the order [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Wednesday, October 15, 2008

    Ohio voter registration fraud ruling [6th Circuit]
    10:48 AM ET

    Ohio Republican Party; Larry Wolpert, v. Jennifer Brunner, Secretary of State of Ohio, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, October 14, 2008 [upholding a district court order requiring Ohio's secretary of state to establish a system that allows county election boards to confirm newly registered voters' eligibility]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Friday, October 10, 2008

    Connecticut same-sex marriage ruling [CT SC]
    10:41 AM ET

    Elizabeth Kerrigan et al. v. Commissioner of Public Health et al., Supreme Court of Connecticut, October 10, 2008 [ruling that the Connecticut Constitution requires that sam-sex couples be allowed to marry]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Friday, October 03, 2008

    Terrorism funding conviction ruling [2nd Circuit]
    10:35 AM ET

    United States v. Al-Moayad & Zayed, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, October 2, 2008 [overturning the terrorism-related convictions of a Yemeni cleric and his assistant due to evidential errors that were prejudicial to the extend that they deprived the defendants of a fair trial]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Wednesday, October 01, 2008

    Nevada ballot initiative petition law ruling [US DC]
    10:27 AM ET

    Marijuana Policy Project, et al. v. Ross Miller, US District Court for the District of Nevada, September 30, 2008 [issuing an order granting a plaintiffs' motion for summary judment and invalidating Nevada's so-called County Population Rule as unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution]. Read the full text of the order [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Tuesday, September 30, 2008

    San Francisco health care ordinance ruling [9th Circuit]
    10:57 AM ET

    Golden Gate Restaurant Association v. City and County of San Francisco, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, September 30, 2008 [upholding that a San Francisco city ordinance, passed in July 2006 that assist in the health care of nearly 73,000 uninsured workers and residents, is not preempted by federal law]. Read the full text of the decision [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Monday, September 22, 2008

    US detainee photographs release ruling [2nd Circuit]
    10:46 AM ET

    ACLU v. Department of Defense, US Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit, September 22, 2008 [ruling that the US Department of Defense must release certain photographs of alleged detainees abuse committed by US soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan]. Read the full text of the decision [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Sunday, September 21, 2008

    Transgendered discrimination ruling [US DC]
    10:41 AM ET

    Diane J. Schroer v. James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, US District Court for the District of Columbia, September 20, 2008 [ruling that the civil rights of a former Army Special Forces officer were violated after a job offer to serve as the senior terrorism research analysis at the Library of Congress was rescinded following her disclosure that she was undergoing a gender transformation]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Thursday, September 18, 2008

    Arizona immigration law ruling [9th Circuit]
    10:31 AM ET

    Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.; Somos America, v. Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform Inc., et al., US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, September 17, 2008 [ruling that an Arizona law which revokes the business licenses of employers who hire illegal immigrants is constitutional]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Wednesday, September 10, 2008

    Religious challenge to drug laws ruling [8th Circuit]
    11:15 AM ET

    Carl Eric Olsen v. Michael Mukasey, et al., US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, September 8, 2008 [rejecting claims that federal and state drug laws violate the constitutional and statutory rights of a priest in a religious organization that embraces the sacramental use of marijuana]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    KKK killings conviction ruling [5th Circuit]
    10:43 AM ET

    United States of America v. James Ford Seale, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, September 9, 2008 [vacating the conviction of former Ku Klux Klan member James Ford Seale for his involvement in the 1964 deaths of two African-American teens]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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    Tuesday, August 26, 2008

    Massachusetts abortion protest buffer zone ruling [US DC]
    10:41 AM ET

    Eleanor McCullen, et al. v. Martha Coakley, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, August 22, 2008 [ruling that a Massachusetts statute establishing a 35-foot buffer zone outside of facilities that provide abortions does not violate protesters' constitutional rights]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.



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