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Court orders EPA to alter rules

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-28/court-orders-epa-alter-rul
Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

...of obstruction of justice for giving a meandering answer to a federal grand jury when asked about injections. A federal appeals court overturned that conviction in April.The DOJ could have asked the high court to take the case. Instead, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-21/feds-end-prosecution-bar
Man accused in Charleston church shooting indicted on dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes

...other factors frequently invoked by defense attorneys, such as drug addiction or mental illness.Last year, a federal appeals court in Ohio overturned hate-crime convictions against Amish men and women accused in beard- and hair-cutting attacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-22/man-accused-charleston-church-shoot
Church shooting suspect indicted on 33 counts

...other factors frequently invoked by defense attorneys, such as drug addiction or mental illness.Last year, a federal appeals court in Ohio overturned hate-crime convictions against Amish men and women accused in beard- and hair-cutting attacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-22/church-shooting-suspec
Judge warns Alabama counties to comply with Supreme Court and allow gay marriages

...said his Christian beliefs may keep him from issuing same-sex licenses, and he was awaiting final word on a federal appeals court ruling.Shaw said his office will eventually comply, with workers who don't object to gay marriage handling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-01/judge-warns-alabama-counties-comply
Former AIG CEO sees partial victory in a lawsuit relating to the U.S.

...AIG's shareholders," Wheeler wrote.The government may appeal Wheeler's decision, which would be weighed by a federal appeals court. If it stands, it could have an impact on future government actions toward failing financial companies in times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-15/judges-ruling-aig-bailout-
Federal appeals court says NY judge went too far in blocking $285M Citigroup settlement

...a $285 million settlement between Citigroup Inc. and government regulators over toxic mortgage securities, a federal appeals court panel said Wednesday.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan reversed a decision by Judge Jed S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-04/federal-appeals-court-says
Federal appeals court lifts stay of execution for Ga. man

ATLANTA - A federal appeals court that stepped in at the last minute to halt the execution of a Georgia man in February has lifted its stay, clearing the way for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-23/federal-appeals-court-lifts-stay-ex
Federal appeals court to hear Davis case Dec. 9

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The federal appeals court in Atlanta will hear arguments Dec. 9 on whether death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis can continue to challenge his conviction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/20/met_484158.shtml
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Federal appeals court hears congressman's claim against Clinton, Flynt

...Former U.S. Rep. Bob Barr will get another shot at longtime foe Bill Clinton on Monday when his lawyers ask a federal appeals court to reinstate a defamation lawsuit he filed nearly two years ago against the ex-president. Lawyers for Barr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/12/met_411884.shtml
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