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

...they lied to the public about the dangers of 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
The limits of power

...the federal courts in his effort to singlehandedly rewrite American immigration laws.This week the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals let stand a court order blocking Mr. Obama from unilaterally waiving deportation laws and furnishing millions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/limits-power
How upcoming legal cases may change the future of franchises

...Shelton says.Whoever loses during the hearings will likely appeal to the NLRB. From there, the case would go the U.S. Court of Appeals and possibly the Supreme Court.The franchise industry is concerned the cases could set a precedent requiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-08/how-upcoming-legal-cases-m
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...administration failed to get climate change 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...

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

...companies and requires approval of EU 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/us-proposes-pay-priority-i
Apple, Comcast in talks about TV service

...provider) and any potential tech or media company interested in video distribution online."Two months ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington overturned rules on so-called Net neutrality imposed by the Federal Communications Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/apple-comcast-talks-about-
We simply need Yucca

...of wrangling in the courts, it finally 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-27/we-simply-need-yucca
U.S. Court of Appeals says Yucca Mountain licensing can resume

...repository in Nevada, almost four years after the Obama administration stopped the project.The District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals ruling was in response to petitions from Aiken County and the states of Washington and South Carolina, all claiming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-13/us-court-appeals-says-yucca-m
Resolution on contraceptive coverage getting closer for religious employers

...received any accommodations.The judge's decision in the Hobby Lobby case was based on a June 27 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit based in Denver, which cleared the way for the company to fight its case on religious grounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-23/resolution-contraceptive-covera
Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

...maker of the drug Copaxone.Teva claims the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit wrongly overturned five...court.Roberts oversees emergency appeals from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears appeals in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-18/court-declines-block-drug-