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Cause of Action v. FTC
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-5335

Justia Opinion Summary: Action, a nonprofit organization, filed a series of three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, requests with the Federal Trade Commission seeking records related to the Commission's guides for the use of prod...

Dukore v. District of Columbia
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-7150

Justia Opinion Summary: D.C. Code. Mun. Regs. Title 24, 121.1 is a municipal regulation that forbids any person from “set[ting] up, maintain[ing], or establish[ing] any camp or any temporary place of abode in any tent” on public property withou...

New York Republican State Comm. v. SEC
Date: August 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1194

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against the SEC to invalidate a four-year-old rule, promulgated under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. 80b, regulating campaign contributions by investment advisers. The district court...

United States v. Miller
Date: August 21, 2015
Docket Number: 08-3116

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of travel fraud and wire fraud for a scheme in which he obtained funds from investors and home buyers based on false representations about how the funds would be used, appealed his convictions and se...

Teamsters Local Union No. 509 v. NLRB
Date: August 21, 2015
Docket Number: 12-1002

Justia Opinion Summary: The union petitioned for review of the Board's conclusion that the union committed unfair labor practices by operating a hiring hall that helped only its own members gain employment. The union operated a referral service...

Home Care Ass'n v. Weil
Date: August 21, 2015
Docket Number: 15-5018

Justia Opinion Summary: Three associations of home care agencies filed suit challenging the Department's extension of the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., minimum-wage and overtime provisions to employees of third-party...

Natl Assoc. of Manufacturers v. SEC
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 13-5252

Harvey v. Mohammed
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 13-7082

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, as the personal representative of Curtis Suggs, filed suit against the District, Symbral, and others, under 42 U.S.C. 1983, federal law regulating community residential facilities, and the common law. Suggs di...

HealthBridge Mgmt. v. NLRB
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-1101

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from a labor dispute at six nursing homes operated by HealthBridge. The Board concluded that the company's conduct - taking down flyers about HealthBridge being "busted" for "violating labor law," and...

Walker v. Johnson
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-5035

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against her employer, the Department of Homeland Security, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that her supervisor took adverse actions against her on account of her rac...

Doak v. Johnson
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-5053

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against DHS, the Department in which the Coast Guard is housed, under the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. 701 et seq., alleging that it had unlawfully denied her accommodations and terminated her in re...

State of Texas v. United States
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-5151

Justia Opinion Summary: Texas appealed the district court’s award of attorneys’ fees to three intervenors in Texas’s lawsuit under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, 52 U.S.C. 10304. Rejecting Texas’s cursory “Advisory” argument, the district...

Banneker Ventures, LLC v. Graham
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: 14-7030

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a real estate developer, alleged that WMATA signed a contractually binding Term Sheet preliminarily selecting plaintiff to develop property above a Metrorail station and giving plaintiff the exclusive right to...

Settling Devotional Claimants v. CRB
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-1276

Justia Opinion Summary: Cable operators’ retransmission of religious and devotional programming produced a pool of royalties that Congress charged the Copyright Royalty Judges with distributing to the copyright owners. In this appeal, Devotiona...

United States v. Pasha
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-3024

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants, a criminal defense attorney and two legal investigators, were convicted in 2012 of breaching duties owed to the court by fabricating evidence and suborning perjury during a 2008 trial in which they represente...