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Court won't rehear insider trading caseNEW YORK - A federal appeals court refused Friday to reconsider a ruling that dealt a blow to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and the prosecution of insider trading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/business-news
Shadiness on a sunny day

...Bush administration argued the FOIA shouldn't apply to the White House Office of Administration ? an opinion a federal appeals court concurred with in 2009 ? it was the Obama administration that took the official step to change the regulation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-19/shadiness-sunny-day
Federal prosecutor, ATF agent under investigation

...Jones pleaded guilty in 2010 to theft-related charges and was sentenced to 88 months. Jones appealed, and the federal appeals court ordered his case returned to Augusta for a hearing. It is scheduled for Feb. 26.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/federal-prosecutor-atf
Court clears way for gay marriage in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared the way for same-sex couples to be married in South Carolina beginning this week ? at least for now.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-18/court-clears-way-gay-marriage-south
SC asks gay marriage challenge dismissal

...constitutional ban on gay marriage following last week's federal appeals court ruling upholding such bans in other states, Attorney...Wilson said the ruling, which conflicts with other federal appeals court decisions, will ultimately lead the way to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-10/sc-asks-gay-marriage-c
SC DMV sued of woman name change

...licenses earlier this month after the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to hear a challenge to a decision by a federal appeals court with jurisdiction over South Carolina. The state Supreme Court put those licenses on hold pending the outcome...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-27/sc-dmv-sued-woman-name
Woman sues to use wife's name on South Carolina driver's license

...earlier this month. That move came after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to a decision by a federal appeals court with jurisdiction over the state.The state Supreme Court put the licenses on hold pending the outcome of another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-27/woman-sues-use-wifes-name-sou
Private probation civil rights case headed to trial this spring

...Over the next five years, McGee's civil case moved at a snail's pace through U.S. District Court and the federal appeals court in Atlanta before it was returned to Richmond County Superior Court. Annis transferred the case to Craig late last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-15/private-probation-civi
Nonprofit says South Carolina gay marriage ban hurts kids

...state's same-sex marriage ban.Same-sex unions are now legal in at least 30 states, but a ruling by one federal appeals court has made it likely the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately be forced to make a ruling on the issue.On Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-07/nonprofit-says-south-carolina
South Carolina attorney general asks court to stay order allowing gay marriage

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Attorney General Alan Wilson asked a federal appeals court Thursday to put on hold a judge's order allowing gay marriage in the state, warning that not doing so will cause irreparable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-13/south-carolina-attorney-gener