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American Hospital Ass'n v. Burwell
Date: February 9, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5015

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs seek a writ of mandamus compelling the Secretary to act within Congress's prescribed specific time frames, 42 U.S.C. 1395ff, for the Secretary to reach decisions on various stages of administrative appeals of...

Theodore Wesby, et al. v. DC, et al.
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: 12-7127

Alden Leeds, Inc. v. NLRB
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 11-1267

Justia Opinion Summary: Alden Leeds seeks review of the Board's finding that it had violated Sections 8(a)(1) and (3) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 58(a)(1), (3), by locking out its employees on November 3, 2009, without...

Raymond Interior Sys. v. NLRB
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 12-1011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Carpenters Union and the Painters Union seek review of the Board's orders issued on September 30, 2010, contending that the Board’s findings with respect to the October 2, 2006 unfair labor practices are not supporte...

United States v. Abney
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-3074

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the denial of his Rule 59(e) motion for reconsideration, contending that he was denied his Sixth Amendment right to the effective assistance of counsel. Defendant was sentenced for possession of 68 gra...

Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. All Plumbing, Inc.
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-7140

Justia Opinion Summary: Cincinnati filed suit seeking a declaratory judgment that it does not owe a duty to defendant or indemnify claims brought against its insured, All Plumbing, for sending unsolicited faxed advertisements alleged to be in v...

In re: Idaho Conservation League, et al. (ORDER)
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1149

Simon v. Republic of Hungary
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: 14-7082

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, fourteen Jewish survivors of the Hungarian Holocaust, filed suit against the Republic of Hungary and the Hungarian state-owned railway arising from defendants’ participation in - and perpetration of - the Hol...

DHL Express, Inc. v. NLRB
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: 12-1072

Justia Opinion Summary: The Company, DHL, petitioned for review of the Board's finding that the Company violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 158, by prohibiting nonworking employees from distributing un...

United States v. Burroughs
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: 13-3031

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, convicted of three counts of possession of illegal drugs with intent to distribute, appealed the denial of his motion to suppress drug-related evidence police discovered in his home. The court concluded that d...

Morley v. CIA
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5230

Justia Opinion Summary: Jefferson Morely, a journalist and news editor appealed for a second time from the district court’s denial of his request for attorney’s fees and costs under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(4)(E)(i...

Van Hollen, Jr. v. FEC
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5016

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit challenging the FEC’s rule requiring corporations and labor organizations to disclose only those donations “made for the purpose of furthering electioneering communications.” At issue in this appeal...

Huron v. Cobert
Date: January 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5042

Justia Opinion Summary: Douglas B. Huron and the Society filed suit against OPM and its Director challenging the agency’s approval of health benefits plans for federal employees that exclude or limit insurance coverage of speech-generating devi...

Silverado Stages, Inc. v. FMCSA
Date: January 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1298

Justia Opinion Summary: Silverado Stages, a California charter bus service, petitioned for review of the FMCSA's determination denying Silverado's petition for administrative review after the FMCSA publicly reported that Silverado violated a nu...

National Security Counselors v. CIA
Date: January 15, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5171

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court held that NSC, a small nonprofit corporation registered in Virginia, is ineligible for attorney's fees under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 5524(a)(4)(E)(i). In keeping with Kay v. Ehr...