Tag:9th Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Over Navajo Nation Water Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear appeals on water rights of the Navajo Nation in a case revolving around water law and tribal law.

Legal Lasso: Commission Releases Draft of New Congressional Map

Legal Lasso is Law Week’s morning roundup of legal headlines across the state. Each morning, we take stock of legal issues and happenings, so...

Colorado Lawyers Win in 9th Circuit Endangered Species Act Case

Colorado lawyers convinced the 9th Circuit to invalidate a rule requiring advance notice for Endangered Species Act protection petitions.

Federal Appeals Court Directs EPA to Decide on Harmful Pesticide

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the EPA must act promptly to deem chlorpyrifos safe for human exposure or ban the product.

9th Circuit Rebukes U.S. on Native Interests in Colorado River Rights

A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling from last month may boost Native American negotiating clout as the Colorado River's bordering states ponder how to address impacts of drought in the region.

9th Circuit Creates Open Carry Confusion

Much of the western U.S. — a region often portrayed as historically defined by firearms — may now be the only part of the...

Federal Appeals Court Overturns Asylum Ruling

A 9th Circuit decision to grant asylum to an Indian political activist has highlighted the role of asylum in U.S. law