Latest Royce Lamberth Stories

2011-07-27 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council was disappointed following today's decision by U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth to rule in favor of the Obama administration and dismiss the claims challenging current National Institutes of Health guidelines that allow taxpayer funding of human embryonic stem cell research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Judge Lamberth originally ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the case, in a...

2010-09-29 11:15:00

Federal funding of embryonic stem cell research will be allowed to continue for the time being, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Washington, D.C. Circuit ruled on Tuesday. The decision lifts an injunction put into place by Chief Judge Royce Lamberth on August 23. According to Reuters, the three-judge panel ruled in favor of those supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines, stating that they had "satisfied the standards required for a stay pending appeal." That "unusually...

2010-09-12 09:32:45

After an appeals court ruled in its favor on Friday, the US government said it would resume work on controversial human embryonic stem cell research.In the latest legal flip-flop over the stem cell research issue, a US appeals court granted an Obama administration request to temporarily lift US District Judge Royce Lamberth's ban on federal funding of research involving human embryonic stem cells.The National Institutes of Health said it would resume its work while further legal action is...

2010-09-10 06:35:00

A federal appeals court granted on Thursday a request by the Obama administration to temporarily lift a judge's ban on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. The three-judge panel said in a brief that it was suspending the ban while it considers the initial, temporary injunction handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth on August 23.  In that injunction, Judge Lambert said that federal funding of embryonic stem cell research violated the Dickey-Wicker amendment,...

2010-09-09 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. today allowed the Obama administration to continue funding embryonic stem cell research while the Department of Justice appeals Judge Royce Lamberth's decision preventing it. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Judge Lamberth issued a preliminary injunction after ruling last month that under U.S. law, no federal...

2010-09-08 10:50:00

U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth has rejected an Obama administration request to repeal the ban on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. "In this court's view, a stay would flout the will of Congress," Lamberth wrote in his decision. He added that House and Senate lawmakers were "perfectly free to amend or revise the statute. This court is not free to do so." The initial injunction, which was handed down by Lamberth on August 23, came about because "the federal funding,...

2010-09-01 06:35:00

The Obama administration appealed Tuesday a ruling that blocked federal funding of stem cell research of human embryos, asking a US judge who issued the injunction to halt the process pending the appeal. The Justice Department asked Judge Royce Lamberth to stay the injunction he imposed last week after two researchers filed charges over the administration's policy, saying it violated US law because it involved the destruction of embryos and it also made it difficult for them to receive...

2010-08-24 06:05:00

A U.S. District Court judge on Monday issued a temporary halt to an executive order enacted by President Obama that expands federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. Judge Royce Lamberth issued the temporary injunction on the grounds that stem cell research involved the destruction of human embryos.  His decision in favor of a group that opposes stem cell research means the plaintiffs can move forward with a lawsuit before the court. "ESC (embryonic stem cell) research is clearly...

2006-01-26 14:23:12

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge has thrown out a legal challenge filed by two soldiers to a U.S. Army policy forcing them to remain in the military for duty in the Iraq war after their voluntary service commitment ended. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth this week dismissed a case filed in 2004 by two Army National Guard soldiers, David Qualls and Rafael Perez, who claimed the Army fraudulently persuaded soldiers to enlist without specifying their service...

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