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Case o' The Week: "Tend to Your own Knitting," Ninth Warns Gov't – Wells and CJA Appointments

“As Justice Louis D. Brandeis warned many years ago: ‘The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.’ Olmstead v. United States, 277 U.S. 438, 479, 48 S.Ct. 564, 72 L.Ed. 944 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Trump's Travel Ban 3.0

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Judges Michael Daly Hawkins, Ronald Gould, Richard Paez) again rejected President Trump's travel ban — the third — and found that it violated the immigration statute. Here is the per… … Continue reading

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Buchalter's Aviation Group Wins Major Victory in Ninth Circuit

On November 1, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit handed down a sweeping victory for Buchalter’s client Bonner County, owner and operator of Sandpoint Airport in Sandpoint, Idaho.   The airport was sued in 2012 … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Joins Fourth Circuit in Holding That CAFA's Class Action Removal Provisions Do Not Apply to State Parens Patriae Suits

It has certainly taken me long enough to get around to posting about it, but the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion earlier this month that raises an important issue for those of us who defend consumer class actions: what is … Continue reading

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Citing Hocking Opinion, SEC Contends in Ninth Circuit Amicus Brief that Sale and Rental of Hotel Rooms Were Investment Contracts

In an amicus brief filed in the Ninth Circuit, the SEC contends that a series of related contracts involving the sale and rental management of hotel rooms in a hotel that the promoters were constructing constituted investment contracts under the … Continue reading

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