Topic: U.S. District Court
The judge said the federal report that led to the drilling moratorium didn't 'explicitly justify' a ban. Some independent engineers who reviewed the report agree. The administration will appeal.
06/22/2010 08:10 pm
Louisiana is supporting a lawsuit to overturn the six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling. The ban could cost the local oil industry as much as $330 million a month, the state says.
06/21/2010 07:39 pm
Ronnie Lee Gardner, Utah death-row inmate facing firing squad, denied federal stay to his Friday execution while he pursues a civil rights lawsuit.
06/16/2010 12:58 pm
A federal appeals court Thursday issued an emergency stay blocking the release of nine jailed Michigan Hutaree militia members accused of conspiring to overthrow the government.
05/06/2010 08:56 pm
Google Editions, Google's e-book store, will be up and running sometime this summer, says the company.
05/05/2010 11:34 am
Federal authorities arrested nine members of the Hutaree militia, a fringe Christian group in Michigan, this weekend. The indictment alleges that the group was planning to kill law-enforcement officers as part of a plan to 'levy war' on the United States.
03/29/2010 04:42 pm
Opponents of the healthcare bill are poised to challenge it over the House's likely use of the 'deem and pass' rule, as well as on the substance of the legislation itself.
03/19/2010 08:44 pm
In a legal settlement Thursday, the EPA agreed to help states test coastal waters for acidity, and to weigh whether to tighten rules on carbon emissions to address ocean acidification.
03/12/2010 08:52 am
San Francisco's free compost, which comes from sewage sludge, is being protested by an environmental activist group, which says it may contain harmful chemicals.
03/10/2010 02:51 pm
As a federal court considers the constitutionality of a voter-approved ban in California, some gay-marriage advocates say a Supreme Court decision could be the best path to legalization.
01/26/2010 05:26 pm