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2014-04-08 12:36:29

BEAUMONT, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 60,000 present and past Texas landowners on some 3,200 miles of land stand to receive millions of dollars in cash and other benefits as a result of a class action settlement agreement with three of the nation's largest telecommunications companies. In return, Sprint, Qwest and Level 3 Communications will be able to resolve difficult real estate problems and potential liability arising out of their installation of fiber-optic-cable...

2014-01-29 16:28:54

Supporters Include Bi-Partisan Legislators; 20 State Governments; Law Professors and Constitutional Experts; Christian, Jewish and Muslim Leaders and Organizations; and Business and Women's Groups OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and its owners, the Green family, today hailed the filing of 56 supporting friend-of-the-court briefs in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby -- including one from Congressional supporters of a religious...

2014-01-24 20:21:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the move by the U.S. Supreme Court, January 24, to extend an injunction granted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, December 31, exempting the Little Sisters of the Poor and others in their lawsuit from the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception mandate while their appeal is pending. "The bishops of the...

2013-12-31 20:20:40

Urges temporary relief from HHS mandate while courts decide Highlights other exemptions, extensions granted for economic, administrative reasons Mandate's penalties to hurt, rather than help, shared goal of expanding coverage WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has asked President Obama to temporarily exempt religious institutions from crippling fines if their...

2013-12-23 16:24:08

Newegg misrepresents facts of Soverain v. Newegg while SCOTUS reviews cert petition CHICAGO, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soverain Software responds to Newegg's belated statement about a brief Newegg filed over a week ago which is filled with misrepresentations and yet still continues to confirm that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) wrongly ruled on the issue of obviousness in the validity of Soverain's patents. Soverain's reply, filed Friday at the U.S....

2013-12-11 16:26:24

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will headline the organization's Titans breakfast event on Dec. 17, 2013, from 7 - 9:15 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Va. During the event, Justice Ginsburg will engage in a fireside chat with former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/DC06626LOGO)...

2013-11-26 12:27:37

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a pro-life legal organization that focuses on constitutional law, said today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to take two cases involving a challenge to the ObamaCare HHS Mandate represents a significant opportunity for the high court to protect the religious freedom of companies and their owners. "We're extremely pleased that the Supreme Court will hear these critically important...

2013-11-26 12:27:30

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to take up Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a landmark case addressing the Constitutionally guaranteed rights of business owners to operate their family companies without violating their deeply held religious convictions. The nation's highest court accepted the federal government's appeal of a June decision by the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that a U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2013-11-01 16:23:24

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a pro-life legal organization that focuses on constitutional law, said today that while a decision by a federal appeals court protects the rights of individuals who oppose the HHS mandate on religious liberty grounds, the court declined to permit the companies themselves from bringing their own religious liberty claims - a decision that will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. In...

2013-10-11 08:24:16

BOSTON, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that LMG Life Sciences has named its high profile U.S. Supreme Court win for Mayo Clinic in Mayo Collaborative Servs. v. Prometheus Labs one of two "2013 Impact Patent Cases of the Year." Fish won the unanimous 9-0 decision at the U.S. Supreme Court for long-time client Mayo Clinic in March 2012 after eight years of hard-fought patent litigation with Prometheus Laboratories. The Court ruled in Mayo Clinic's...