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Petro Star Inc. v. FERC
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1009
In Re: Abd Al-Rahim Hussein Al-Nashir
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1023
Mako Communications, LLC v. FCC
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1264
Jones v. Kirchner  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5257

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against individual FBI agents and a Metropolitan Police Department detective, under Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics and 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging claims arising out o...

Theodore Berry v. Coastal International Securit
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Number: 16-7043
Ozburn-Hessey Logistics, LLC v. NLRB  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1253

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stems from an ongoing labor dispute between OHL and the Union. After OHL refused to bargain with the Union, the Board determined that OHL violated the National Labor Relations Act, 158(a)(3), (a)(1). OHL peti...

Lockheed Martin Corp. v. United States  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 14-5302

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the United States challenges its liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9601-75, for a portion of the cost of cleaning up hazardous s...

Aref v. Lynch  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5154

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants, three federal prisoners who spent several years housed in specially designated Communication Management Units (CMUs), filed suit contending that their designation to CMUs violated their due process rights. On...

Rush Univ. Med. Ctr. v. NLRB  
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1050

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board promulgated the Health Care Rule in 1989, which established eight standardized bargaining units for acute-care hospitals. This case concerns the application of the Health Care Rule on a retrospective basis - in...

United States v. Sheffield  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 12-3013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction and sentence for unlawful possession of 100 grams or more of PCP with intent to distribute. The court affirmed the conviction, but reversed as to the district court's imposition of the c...

Tilden Mining Co. v. Secretary of Labor  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-1170

Justia Opinion Summary: The Secretary of Labor exercised his authority under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, Pub. L. No. 95-164, 91 Stat. 1290, to promulgate regulations that require mine operators to test the continuity and res...

Seed Co. Ltd. v. Westerman  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-7126

Justia Opinion Summary: Seed Company Limited, a Japanese company, is led by Shigeru Tamai. Tamai invented a dispenser of correctional tape enabling users to correct printed documents by rolling white tape over errors. Seed and Tamai applied for...

Thompson v. District of Columbia  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 14-7210

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 after the District of Columbia Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board terminated his employment, alleging in part that his termination violated his Fifth Amendment right to d...

Care One at Madison Avenue v. NLRB  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-1010

Justia Opinion Summary: Care One petitioned for review of the Board's determination that Care One committed a series of unfair labor practices in an effort to prevent the certification of a union at its nursing home and rehabilitation facility...

Jawad v. Gates  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: 15-5250

Justia Opinion Summary: After the United States detained Mohammed Jawad at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base for more than six years until he was released and returned to his native Afghanistan, Jawad filed suit alleging that they subjected him to tort...