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David Sentelle

Jul 20, 2012

Appeals court rejects challenge to clean air rule

By Pete Yost Associated Press Washington — A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to a tough new clean air requirement limiting sulfur dioxide emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency regulation is designed to prevent people with asthma from exposure to short-term bursts of sulfur dioxide. Several corporations and industrial associations along with several states […]

Jun 26, 2012

Court upholds EPA’s global warming rules

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the first regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming, handing down perhaps the most significant decision on the issue since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that greenhouse gases could be controlled as air pollutants.

Sep 16, 2011

Courts should hold the line on sealing cases, panel says

Civil cases in the federal courts should be locked away from public view only for “extraordinary circumstances” unless required by statute, the courts’ policy-making board has decided.

Sep 13, 2011

Judges: Too many civil cases kept secret

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal judges who set the rules for U.S. courts say too many civil lawsuits are being kept from public view and are urging their colleagues to seal cases only in extraordinary circumstances. Chief Judge David Sentelle of the federal appeals court in Washington said the Judicial Conference voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt […]

Sep 16, 2010

US judges agree to pilot study of cameras in court

Washington - The nation's federal judges agreed Tuesday to a pilot project that could televise some civil trials -- 16 years after the judges ended a similar experiment.

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