Latest United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Stories

2010-10-14 17:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In a judicial ruling today, in ASA v. HHS in which the plaintiffs claimed that the United States Government disseminated inaccurate information when it concluded that medical marijuana had no medical benefits, the court opined: "Because HHS's response to the organization's IQA petition did not constitute final agency action, the district court had no jurisdiction under the, Administrative Procedure Act ("APA"), 5 U.S.C. Sec. 551 et seq., and neither do...

2010-07-31 13:12:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Ventures LLC and Mine Reclamation, LLC announced today that the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on July 30, 2010, denied multiple requests for further review of an adverse November 2009 three-judge panel decision concerning Kaiser's completed land exchange with the U. S. Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") for the Eagle Mountain landfill project. In November 2009, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.