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2013-02-22 12:23:16

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today won a significant victory for concealed carry when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a December ruling by a three-judge panel of the court that forces Illinois to adopt a concealed carry law, thus affirming that the right to bear arms exists outside the home. The ruling came in Moore v. Madigan, a case filed by SAF. The December opinion that now stands was written by Judge Richard...

Judge Stands Up To Apple & Motorola, Throws Out Their Case With Prejudice
2012-06-25 04:35:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Well, this isn´t much of a surprise. Judge Posner has thrown out the case between Apple and Motorola with prejudice, meaning neither side can refile this case, though they can appeal the ruling, should they wish to continue pushing Judge Posner´s buttons. This announcement seems to follow the track this case has been taking thus far. Earlier in the month, Judge Richard Posner (of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois) had...

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2012-06-15 21:11:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Apple will face off against Google´s Motorola next week in the ongoing war between Android and iOS. Though the outcome of this decision seemed shaky when lawyers for the 2 companies left pretrial meetings last week, U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner finally decided he would allow a trial next week. Scheduled for June 20, Judge Posner will hear a case to determine if the two companies can seek injunctions against one another due to various patent...

Can Law Officers Search Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?
2012-03-02 11:01:08

A US federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that law officers have the right to search a cellphone for its phone number without a warrant, following a recent Indiana case in which prosecutors used evidence that police found on cellphones during an arrest. Abel Flores-Lopez, the arrestee in that case, said police acted illegally when they searched his cellphone for its number. However, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said in its ruling that even if searching a phone...

2009-06-24 17:21:00

CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hal Turner, an intermittent Internet radio talk show host and blogger, was arrested today by FBI agents at his home in North Bergen, N.J., on a federal complaint filed in Chicago alleging that he made Internet postings threatening to assault and murder three federal appeals court judges in Chicago in retaliation for their recent ruling upholding handgun bans in Chicago and a suburb. Internet postings on June 2 and 3 proclaimed "outrage" over the...