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Great Lakes Comnet, Inc. v. FCC
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1064

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners seek review of the FCC's order finding that the rates it charged long-distance telephone carrier AT&T for use of its network exceeded the amount allowed by Commission regulations. The court concluded that the...

ManorCare of Kingston PA, LLC v. NLRB
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1166

Justia Opinion Summary: Employees of ManorCare selected the Union as their collective-bargaining representative. ManorCare objected to the election results, claiming several employees eligible to vote in the election threatened to physically ha...

HTH Corp. v. NLRB
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1222

Justia Opinion Summary: HTH petitioned for review of five extraordinary remedies imposed by the Board after the Board determined that HTH committed a host of severe and pervasive unfair labor practices. Three of the remedies were adopted by the...

In re: Omar Khadr
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1227

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner moved for one of the three judges of the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review, Judge William B. Pollard III, to disqualify himself. Judge Pollard is a civilian who serves as a part-time judge on the court....

Sack v. DOD
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5039

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, while pursuing her Ph.D. in Politics, submitted requests to the DOD under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552. By statute, educational institutions are eligible for reduced fees when they make...

IronTiger Logistics, Inc. v. NLRB
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1081

Justia Opinion Summary: IronTiger petitioned for review of the Board's determination that it failed to timely respond to a union request for information the Board deemed presumptively relevant, even though ultimately found irrelevant. The compa...

Johnson v. Perez
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5034

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, an African-American temporary employee of the U.S. Department of Labor, filed suit against the Department, alleging that it dismissed him from his position as a Veterans Employment Specialist because of his ra...

Durham School Services, LP v. NLRB
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1284

Justia Opinion Summary: The Regional Director issued a complaint alleging that petitioner had violated Section 8(a)(5) and (1) of the National Labor Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. 158(a)(5), (1), by refusing to recognize and bargain with the Union fo...

GSS Group Ltd. v. Republic of Liberia
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Number: 14-7041

Justia Opinion Summary: GSS appealed the district court’s dismissal of its second attempt to confirm a $44 million arbitral award entered against the Port Authority for breach of a construction contract. GSS first tried to confirm the award, bu...

Noel Canning v. NLRB
Date: May 17, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1029

Justia Opinion Summary: Noel Canning seeks review of the Board's decision and order determining that Noel Canning violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), 29 U.S.C. 151-169, and ordering relief against it. Noel Canning argued that the...

American Freedom Law Center v. Obama
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5164

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants filed suit alleging that their health insurance premiums increased by 57% at the end of 2014 because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 26 U.S.C. 5000A(a)-(c). Appellants contend that in late 2013, HHS unlawful...

ACLU v. CIA
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5183

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 551 et seq., seeking to obtain a copy of a report authored by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Before the Committee conducted a comp...

Milan Jankovic v. International Crisis Group
Date: May 10, 2016
Docket Number: 14-7171

Justia Opinion Summary: Milan Jankovic, also known as Philip Zepter, filed suit against ICG for defamation based on a statement in one of its reports that linked him to the Slobodan Milosevic regime. In this appeal, the court held that the dist...

Electronic Privacy Information Center v. FAA
Date: May 10, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1075

Justia Opinion Summary: EPIC seeks review of the FAA's decision not to promulgate the FAA’s dismissal of its petition for rulemaking and the FAA’s omission of privacy provisions in the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). EPIC's petition relat...

Radtke v. Caschetta
Date: May 3, 2016
Docket Number: 15-7003

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants received less than $6,000 in damages from their employers for unpaid overtime wages after eight years of litigation. In this appeal, appellants challenge the district court's fee award as too low, while the em...