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Tag Archives: 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

3 cities enacts mask mandates; Evers resists statewide order

Racine, Green Bay and Superior joined Madison and Milwaukee as Wisconsin cities that passed mandates requiring people to wear masks in certain public settings, though Gov. Tony Evers has resisted issuing a statewide order like those in place in many nearby states.

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US justices cast doubt on validity of union pact

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court expressed doubt on Wednesday as to the legality of a commonly used type of labor negotiating pact, setting up the possibility of a high court ruling that could shake up workplace organization efforts.

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11th Circuit to consider crack sentencing issues

ATLANTA (AP) – The federal appeals court in Atlanta has decided to take up a question about the scope of a 2010 federal law designed to reduce the disparity between crack and powder cocaine sentences. The Daily Report reports that the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is to review a case focusing on defendants who committed drug crimes ...

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Election-year ruling looms for health overhaul

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama’s landmark health care overhaul appears headed for a Supreme Court ruling as the presidential election season hits full stride in the coming year. The health care law affecting virtually every American is sure to figure prominently in President Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election. Republican contenders are already assailing it ...

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Wis. one of 26 states to appeal health care law to US Supreme Court

MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – States and a business group opposed to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday for a speedy ruling that puts an end to the law aimed at extending insurance coverage to more than 30 million people. The high court should strike down the entire law, not just ...

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