CalPortland Co., Inc. v. MSHR
Date: October 20, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: CalPortland seeks review of the Commission's decision ordering CalPortland to temporarily reinstate Jeffrey Pappas, pursuant to section 105(c)(2) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. 815(c)(2), pe...
PHH Corp. v. CFPB
Date: October 11, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: In the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, 12 U.S.C. 5491, Congress established a new independent agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an independent agency headed not by a multi-member commission but rather by a...
Heartland Plymouth Court v. NLRB
Date: September 30, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Heartland successfully petitioned this court to review the Board's order finding Heartland violated its collective-bargaining agreement (CBA) by failing to bargain over the effects of reducing employee hours. Heartland m...
Agricultural Retailers Assoc. v. Dept. of Labor
Date: September 23, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: In 1992, OSHA issued the Process Safety Management Standard to protect the safety of those who work with or near highly hazardous chemicals. After a catastrophic chemical explosion at a Texas fertilizer company that qual...
DirecTV, Inc. v. NLRB
Date: September 16, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: After a group of DirecTV employees aired their grievances publicly in an interview with a reporter for a local television news station, DirecTV responded by terminating the employees. The Board found that DirecTV committ...
Consolidated Commc'ns v. NLRB
Date: September 13, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: After Consolidated disciplined several employees for alleged misconduct during a Union strike and eliminated a workplace position held by a union worker, the Board found that both Consolidated's disciplinary actions and...
Rothe Development v. DOD
Date: September 9, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Rothe filed suit alleging that the statutory basis of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) business development program, Amendments to the Small Business Act, 15 U.S.C. 637, violates its right to equal protecti...
Scenic America, Inc. v. US DOT
Date: September 6, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Scenic filed suit challenging a guidance memorandum issued by the FHWA in 2007, which interpreted the prohibition on “flashing, intermittent or moving” lights to permit state approval of those digital billboards that met...
United States v. Williams
Date: September 2, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of second-degree murder and witness tampering for his role in the hazing and in covering up information about Army Sergeant Juwan Johnson’s death. Defendant was the leader of a group called "Broth...
Petro Star Inc. v. FERC
Date: August 30, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: This case concerns the Trans Alaska Pipeline System. Oil companies depositing crude oil extracted from their fields on the North Slope into the pipeline receive the same proportion of oil they initially contributed at th...
In Re: Abd Al-Rahim Hussein Al-Nashir
Date: August 30, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner is the alleged mastermind of the bombings of the U.S.S. Cole and the French supertanker the M/V Limburg, as well as the attempted bombing of the U.S.S. The Sullivans. Petitioner seeks a writ of mandamus to dis...