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Federal appeals court denies Trump administration request for Keystone XL Pipeline permit

May 29, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday denied the Trump administration’s request to continue Keystone XL Pipeline construction. This decision will delay pipeline construction until the Ninth Circuit renders its final decision. The Ninth Circuit’s denial […]


Federal appeals court rules on ‘Good Neighbor’ provision of Clean Air Act

May 21, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) actions in enforcing air quality standards across state lines were somewhat lacking. While the court determined that some of the EPA’s […]


California community colleges claim Department of Education regulation violates Constitution

May 13, 2020

Via: Jurist

In a lawsuit filed on Monday, several community colleges in California alleged that community college restrictions on COVID-19 aid violate the Constitution and exclude more than half of all of the students in the California community college system, “including many […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules Florida felon pay-to-vote law unconstitutional

May 26, 2020

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ruled Sunday that Florida’s pay-to-vote law is unconstitutional when applied to ex-felons who are eligible to vote but genuinely unable to pay. Historically, under Florida law, convicted felons may be disenfranchised from voting. Recently, however, Amendment 4 […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court upholds dismissal of Fukushima nuclear disaster claims

May 26, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected an appeal brought by US servicemembers seeking damages for alleged radiation exposure from the March 2011 nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. The […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US Copyright Office urges Congress to revise Digital Millennium Copyright Act

May 22, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Copyright Office issued a report on Thursday claiming that the safe-harbor provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) now favors tech companies over rights-holders. After studying the issue for years and taking into consideration more than 92,000 […]