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Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

...INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA's best argument against the Ed O'Bannon ruling might be the financial limits imposed by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ? the same ones the NCAA lauded in her decision.Less than two weeks after the court decision opened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-18/legal-experts-say-challen
Former peanut plant manager testimony dominates first 2 weeks of salmonella outbreak trial

...pleaded guilty to seven criminal counts in May and has become a key witness for the prosecution.Hearn told U.S. District Judge W. Louis Sands on Wednesday that Lightsey's testimony was taking con siderably longer than he had anticipated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-15/former-peanut-plant-manager-t
Federal judge who was arrested on domestic violence charges continues receiving $200,000 salary

...Federal rules on judicial conduct and discipline don't include a provision for withholding the pay of U.S. District Judge Mark E. Fuller of Montgomery, and the court system can't quit paying a judge just because he was arrested, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/federal-judge-who-was-arrested-dome
Man gets 20 years in South Carolina prison guard shooting

...Carolina corrections officer in a hit ordered by an inmate with a cellphone.The sentence ? handed down by U.S. District Judge Joseph Anderson, who called the crime "particularly heinous" ? was the maximum allowed under federal guidelines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-13/man-gets-20-years-south-carol
Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...San Jose filed an antitrust suit against Major League Baseball, and many of its claims were rejected by a U.S. District Judge. The city has asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse.? The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, controlled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/pace-play-among-issues-n
Mark Emmert says NCAA will appeal antitrust ruling

...Joseph Farelli, an attorney who specializes in labor law, said the NCAA didn't have a choice after U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken on Friday shot down the NCAA's argument that its model of amateurism was the only way to run college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-10/mark-emmert-says-ncaa-wil
Business news

...other technology companies to block their top workers from getting better job offers.The Friday ruling by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh concludes the more than 60,000 high-tech workers deserve to be paid more money, based on the evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-08/business-news
Federal judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

...opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over.In a landmark decision, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in favor of former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit that challenged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-08/federal-judge-rules-again
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...notice to the judge overseeing the case that the parties struck a deal.At a status hearing later in the day, U.S. District Judge John Lee said he wanted more time to consider whether to give the deal preliminary approval.If he does, affected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-
Hasan tops Finnegan in District 6 commission race

...population that is 49.35 percent black.Including residents who are of mixed race including black, according to U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall's 2012 redistricting order, the percentage minority population is larger in District 6. The total...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/hasan-tops-fin