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Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public, court rules

...smoking, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a partial win for cigarette makers in the long-running legal fight that began in the Clinton administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
Court orders EPA to alter rules

...industry groups that the rule was overly burdensome. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit orders the EPA to redo sulfur-dioxide and nitrogen-oxide standards for 13 states, mostly in the South and Midwest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/court-orders-epa-alter-rul
Ex-South Carolina state Sen. Ford sentenced to probation

...clothes and male enhancement drugs, according to a sentence handed down Thursday.During a brief hearing in Columbia, Circuit Judge Robert Hood also ordered the Charleston Democrat to pay nearly $70,000 in restitution to the sate's general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/ex-south-carolina-state-sen-f
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...legislation through Congress.In 2012, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit concluded that the EPA was "unambiguously correct" in using existing federal law to address global warming.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-
US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

...leaders to become law, likely at a meeting in October.In January, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed that the FCC had the authority to create open-access rules but said the agency failed to establish that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/us-proposes-pay-priority-i
In free speech case, court rules for Washington tour guides who challenged license regulations

...and geography.But in a 3-0 decision on a free speech issue, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the city failed to present any evidence the problems it sought to thwart actually exist.Operating as a paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/free-speech-case-court-rul
We simply need Yucca

...took a writ of mandamus to spur some forward motion on the issue. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the NRC in August to renew its review of the Department of Energy's application to establish a repository...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-27/we-simply-need-yucca
Court sets date in Yucca nuke dump suit

...Review-Journal first reported Tuesday the date was set in the case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Columbia Circuit.Plaintiffs argue the shutdown leaves states dealing with tons of radioactive material that should be buried in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-12/court-sets-date-yucca-nuke-d
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Groups sue to limit Plant Vogtle work

...Ridge Environmental Defense League. The petition for review, docketed in the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, contends the NRC violated the Atomic Energy Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and other relevant laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/30/met_553828.shtml
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Across South Carolina

Black judge to be U.S. attorney, sources say COLUMBIA - Circuit Judge Reginald Lloyd will be tapped by U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham as South Carolina's first black U.S. attorney since Reconstruction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/15/met_456056.shtml
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