Enterprise, Avis Win Property Tax Fight at Minnesota High Court
Green Card System Challenge Gets Cool Reception at Ninth Circuit
An appeals court panel Wednesday appeared dubious about a challenge from a group of Indian immigrants to US visa policies that have added years to the wait time for a green card after they were initially eligible for permanent residency.
FAA Must Consider Challenge to Bob Hope Airport Renovation Noise
The Federal Aviation Administration must revisit its decision to allow the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority to start construction on a replacement terminal at the Bob Hope Airport, a divided Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday.
Inmate Not Entitled to Compassionate Release Over Covid Concerns
A federal inmate serving 23 years for a drug conviction wasn’t entitled to compassionate release because he was worried he was more susceptible to Covid than other inmates, the Fifth Circuit said.
Missouri Man Loses 8th Cir. Bid to Undo Tax Evasion Conviction
A Missouri man who was sentenced to 36 months in prison for tax evasion lost his appeal to toss the jury’s verdict on Wednesday, after the Eighth Circuit found nothing improper about the government’s expert witness’s testimony.
Justices Skeptical of Alleged Hitman’s Claim for New Trial
The US Supreme Court appeared unlikely to side with an alleged hitman in his bid for a new trial after prosecutors presented a confession from his co-defendant that incriminated him in a murder without naming him.