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September 14, 1994 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A skeptical U.S. appeals court heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit by environmentalists seeking to force a key federal agency to further study a 4.7-mile section of tollway that would cut through Laguna Canyon. A three-judge panel from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard Joel R. Reynolds, attorney for Laguna Greenbelt Inc., criticize an environmental study of the roadway and offer several alternatives to having the toll road cleave the environmentally sensitive canyon.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1992 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A sweeping preliminary injunction issued last year by a federal judge against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for systematic acts of brutality against minorities in the Lynwood area was struck down Wednesday by a San Francisco judicial panel. Two of three judges on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the injunction by U.S. District Judge Terry J. Hatter Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 7, 1990
The tiny cabal of white men who control the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is really in trouble now. Another court ruled that they discriminated against Latinos when they redrew district lines in 1981. Yet the board may waste more taxpayers' money to further appeal its lost cause. The supervisors should think again. Judge after judge is seeing the county's case for the sham it is. Last week the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision by U.S. District Judge David V.
NEWS
October 6, 1988 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal appeals court Wednesday gave the Interior Department the green light to proceed with oil lease plans for 5.6 million acres of Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay, an area that is home to some of the world's most productive fisheries and endangered species of birds and animals. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for exploratory seismic testing and geologic drilling by ordering that a preliminary injunction against the lease sale be lifted after a delay of two years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1985
University of California, Berkeley, law professor and anti-abortion activist John T. Noonan Jr., 58, has been chosen by President Reagan to sit on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, a nomination expected to draw sharp opposition from feminist and other pro-choice organizations. The Boalt Hall professor has pressed for reversal of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion and has served as a director of Americans United for Life. He is editor in chief of the Human Rights Journal.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 2002 | DANIEL YI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Opera Pacific presaged its next production, "Dead Man Walking," with a sober symposium on the death penalty Saturday at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on the UC Irvine campus. About 250 people, mostly Opera Pacific subscribers, attended the event sponsored by the Santa Ana-based opera house and the University of California Bren Fellows Program. The piece, based on the Pulitzer-nominated book by Sister Helen Prejean, tells of a death row inmate's journey to redemption before being executed.
NEWS
April 8, 2000 | BETTINA BOXALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a bitingly worded dissent, four federal appeals court judges Friday decried the state's refusal to allow convicted killer Darrell Keith Rich to participate in a Native American sweat lodge ceremony before his execution last month. Rich's lawyers were turned down by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco and the U.S.
BUSINESS
October 30, 2008 | the associated press
A federal appeals panel Wednesday considered whether California could ban the sale of violent video games to minors. The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held a rare hearing in Sacramento to take arguments over a 2005 state law. It prohibits the sale or rental of violent video games to anyone under 18 and requires that such games be clearly labeled.
NEWS
September 13, 1994 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Newly named independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr on Monday announced his first appointments to fill out his Whitewater prosecution team and begin the transition from outgoing prosecutor Robert B. Fiske Jr. Starr, a Republican who has been characterized as overly partisan by supporters of President Clinton, named two attorneys as his top deputies, including one holdover from Fiske's team.
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